Kambos (also known as Kampos) is a mountain village on the road from Chania town to Elafonisi
. The village is high on the hills with tavernas and villas offering great sunset views.
The interesting things in Kampos are the old mills, the Byzantine church of Agia
Paraskevi and the church of All Saints, built into a cave. A hiking trail starts from the village and follows the Cretan westernmost gorge. The gorge is covered with lush vegetation, trees with think shade and a small river flows trough it. At the end of the hiking trail is Platanakia beach. Platanakia is covered with pebbles and there is no sand and no parasols and umbrellas.
Kambos closest beach is Gylisma. This is where local come to swim and moor their boats at a tiny harbor. Gylisma beach is covered with pebbles and visited by a few people.