Falasarna – Together with Elafonissi, Falassarna is probably the most famous beach in Crete and indeed Greece. Well deserved of its fame due to the vast expanse of fine sand and crystal clear open sea. It is 15km from Kissamos and lies on the far west coast of Crete. It has various different beaches all with fine sand and some with rocks, and there are facilities, cafes and tavernas. In recent years Falassarna has also hosted an annual beach party on the first Saturday in August which has become famous throughout Greece and Europe.