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If you are staying in Chora Sfakion you can use it as a base for exploring the area.

The Sfakia district has much to offer both beach-lovers and sports enthusiasts.
There are wonderful paths for hiking and high peaks for climbing.

At the seaside you can enjoy fishing, scuba diving and of course swimming in the crystal-clear waters of the Libyan Sea.
From Chora Sfakion you can take the boat to Loutro and Agia Roumeli.
From Agia Roumeli you can climb up to the mouth of the Samaria Gorge.

From Chora Sfakion it’s only a five-minute drive to Ilingas beach, where you can cool off in the blue sea and shelter from the sun in one of the caves on the beach. 
Hiking in aradaina gorge Just after Ilingas is the start of the E4 path leading to Glyka Nera beach and on to Loutro. 
From Chora Sfakion you can drive to Anopoli (12 kilometres) and Aradaina Bridge. In Anopoli you can try the delicious local meat or climb up to the church of Agia Aikaterini and enjoy the panoramic view of the Libyan Sea. 
At Aradaina Bridge you’ll be impressed by the breathtaking sight of the 138-metre gorge under your feet.
Bungee-jumpers dive into the gulf in summer. Here, too, starts the path down Aradaina Gorge (photo) to Marmara beach, west of Loutro.