Loutraki is located in a small cove off the exit of the gulf of Souda. The beach is not on a bus route but it is a short distance from Chania town which makes it very popular with the locals. The beach is organised and has fine sand and clear blue waters. Here you will find a quiet tavern, along with a large beach bar with loud music and many young people. If you get here, it is worth your while to have one more dip in the sea at Marathi. You can also visit the nearby monasteries Agia Triada and Gouverneto. The two monasteries date back to the 16th and 17th century respectively, they are steeped in history and are excellent examples of architecture.