This plot of land in Stavros for sale is 20750sqms with 4,150sqms of building density. It is located in the area of Stavros, in Akrotiri, Chania. The plot is flat and it is ideal for the development of a commercial investment, such as a hotel. It has views of Stavros mountain and Stavros Beach, the white mountains of Crete and over the bay of Chania. The specific plot of land in Stavros for sale, is very close to the Blue flag sandy Beach of Stavros made famous by the film “Zorba the Greek” and the sandy cove of Tersanas. Horafakia is the closest village with shops, taverna and kafeneon. Located in the rugged landscape on the western coast of the Akrotiri Peninsula, Tersana and Stavros are only ten minutes from the airport and twenty minutes from the historic City of Chania. Additional shopping and general amenities are available in Kounoupidiana, just five minutes away by car.
Stavros is a seaside village located 17km northeast of Chania, at the northernmost edge of Akrotiri peninsular. One characteristic feature of the area is the very steep camel-shaped mountain Vardies rising opposite the harbour of Stavros. The mountain is famous, because there were filmed scenes for the film “Zorba the Greek”, where Anthony Quinn danced the famous Sirtaki Dance in 1964. Then Stavros was a humble small fishing village. Today the region has become a major tourist resort with many hotels and important tourist infrastructures. The two beautiful beaches of the area have contributed to the development of the area.
The peninsular of Akrotiri features some of the most beautiful and cleanest sandy beaches of Chania offering water sports activities, including well-known Stavros beach, where Zorbas the Greek was filmed, Kalathas and Tersanas. Kalathas beach is a beautiful sandy beach lined with pine trees in the south and a small islet at swimming distance and features cafes and traditional tavernas. Tersanas is another fine sandy beach with shallow waters suitable for children. A variety of wild birds and turtles find haven in this peaceful area which is so diverse, offering endless possibilities to the visitor, from birdwatching, horse-riding, hiking or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery. There are also several churches and historically significant monasteries in the area such as the impressive Agia Triada and Moni Gouvernetou built in the 16th century, a visit to which is highly recommended