The seaside village of Stavros is 17 Km from the center of Chania town is the northernmost part of the Cape. It is known for the filming of Zorba the Greek starring Anthony Quinn, who danced the famous Syrtaki in 1964.
Stavros has two beaches. The main beach is in the east part of the village and is characterized for its white sand and crystal clear, shallow water. The beach is fully organized and offers modern amenities to bathers.
The other beach is 200 meters away and has coarse sand and rocks, and has fewer amenities.