On the eastern side of the Gulf of Kissamos, are a couple of quiet beaches at Nopigia. In Nopigia, there is an attractive camping site on the waters edge where you can use the swimming pool, camper or not, for the price of a coffee or snack. Faces north.
In front of Nopigia village lies the vast beach, which stretches to the west up to Kissamos (The beach is located 5 kilometer east of the town of Kissamos and at 36 kilometer distance of Chania). They are a mix of pebble and rock and in some places the beach become deep quite quickly - perfect for scuba-diving. The beach is clear with shallow waters in other parts. Nopigia village is just off the beach, thus you will find all the necessary touristic facilities there, such as umbrellas, showers, restaurants and accommodation. Nopigia is an ideal choice for holidays in a tranquil environment.If you walk to the east, the beach becomes rockier and more secluded. There are several pebbly and rocky coves to the east.
Places near Nopigia
There are some local tavernas in the village and just ten minutes by car will take you to the port of Kissamos with a choice of tavernas and shops, plus banking and medical facilities. Nopigia is situated 35km from Chania Airport .The beach is mostly pebbly which becomes soft sand as you enter the azure water. A larger sandy beach with sunbeds and restaurant facilities is just 500m away and the famous beach of Falassama is less than 20 minutes by car. The area is quiet and rural with excellent coastline walks with the sea on one side and mountains on the other. The bus stop is less than 50m away and buses run every each hour to Chania, or the lively port of Kissamos.The surrounding area should not be missed and renting a car would give you the freedom to visit many local attractions. There is an ancient amphitheatre 500m away that puts on Greek productions in the summer months. The famous Samaira Gorge is 45 minutes away, Limnopoulis Water Park 30 minutes and beautiful beaches just a short drive away.