Lake Kournas is one of the most beautiful lakes in Crete. It attracts thousands of tourists with its pristine beauty and landscapes. This destination is a perfect choice if you like natural beauty and breathtaking views.
Things you should know about Kournas Lake Crete
Kournas Lake nestles on the sloped of the Lefka Ori Mountain (the White Mountains). You can find it only 4 kilometers from Kournas village and 48 kilometers from Chania. The distance from Rethymno to Kournas Lake is 20 kilometers. The lake’s shoreline is 3.5 kilometers. There are several small beaches and decks in its area. Upon arrival, tourists often hire a Kournas Lake pedal boat to enjoy a walk around Lake Kournas.
An extraordinary mountainous environment combined with crystal pure waters and local color lets travelers immerse into a leisurely life of local inhabitants full of pleasure.
The lake nestles at an altitude of 200 meters. Its bottom is situated 3 meters below the sea level. Lake Kournas is filled by the underground waters of two sources. The first one is the White Mountains. The second one bears the name of Amati. The underground waters are crystal pure. This property of the source waters results from their long way through the karst rocks.
Kournas Lake Chania history
The first references about the lake date back from the VI century BC. During this period, the lake bore the name of Lake Korisia. People believe that one of its banks housed the sacred temple of Korisia Athena. The change of the lake’s name happened after the Arabic conquered the area. In translation, the name of the lake stands for the reservoir or the source. At present, Lake Kournas is an excellent place for strolls, picnics, and swimming. All its shores are traditionally divided into the wild ones and well-equipped areas. The tourists choose Kournas beach they like.
Things to know on how to get to Lake Kournas
You can get to Lake Kournas from Kournas Village, Rethymno, Chania, and the nearby resort village of Georgioupoli. As a rule, travelers usually hire a vehicle or book a transfer to Lake Kournas beforehand. Thus results from the fact that tourist buses seldom come directly to the lake, while a journey by public transport will require that you make several changes. By booking a transfer or an individual taxi beforehand, you save both money and time you can spend on relaxation. You can make a booking on the website of Aktis.Taxi.
How do I order a transfer to Kournas Lake?
The website of Aktis.Taxi provides an easy-to-use interface, which allows customers to make a booking just in a few steps:
Enter the data about the point of arrival and the destination.
Choose the vehicle.
Indicate additional details about your order.
Confirm booking via email.
Go on a journey!
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Why choose Aktis.Taxi?
While planning a trip to Greece, you should always have a reliable partner, who can help you reach the required place on time. The team of Aktis.Taxi is a reliable assistant who is ready to take up responsibility for your transportation within Greece.
We offer our customers advantageous travel conditions and terms. By booking a transfer from our company, you can save up to 20% of the cost of a trip, compared to local taxis. If you face any difficulties while making a booking, you can always consult our 24/7 customers support service or an online consultant to solve the issue.
Plan your exciting Lake Kournas tour together with Aktis.Taxi beforehand!