Pahia Ammos and Gialiskari are the most popular beaches in Palaiohora in the south of the island, 80 km from Chania town.

Pahia Ammos, the largest of all the beaches in Palaiohora, stretches 1 km and has been awarded with a blue flag. It stands out for its crystal clear water and has umbrellas and loungers.

Gialiskari (known as Gianiskari), is located 4 km east of Palaiohora and comprises 3 quiet, individual beaches. Two are organized with umbrellas and loungers and have fine pebbles and deep water, while the third (Ammoudia) has coarse sand and is not organized.