Canea Mare is located in Agia Marina, one of the main tourist resorts in the region of Chania.
Chania is only 10 km away along the coastal road. There are plenty of regular buses from Chania.
Agia Marina caters mainly for the package holiday market and lacks a Cretan atmosphere. The road which passes right in the center of Agia Marina can be busy The old part of the village located on a hill still retains some charm.