Marathi is located in the Bay of Souda on the south-east of the peninsula of Akrotiti. Its two beautiful sandy beaches, clear and quiet sea, in a spectacular location, have made it very popular with the inhabitants of Chania. This means that it can be very busy at weekends and in summer. Well worth a visit.
Type of beach: sand
Size of beach: two beaches with a total of 300 m
Crowds: a very busy beach especially at weekends
Winds: very sheltered from wind
Sunbeds and umbrellas, a few showers and toilets
Safe for children: very safe. Shallow and no waves.
Car parking: plenty of parking but could get busy at weekends
No public transport to Marathi so you will need a car or a taxi.
A few excellent tavernas
Best places to stay near Marathi beach