Most famous for being used as the backdrop for the film of Zorba the Greek, is a very picturesque village with some stunning coastal views. There is a delightful glass factory with objects made from hand-blown glass on site. At the village square there are a couple of mini-markets, cafes and tavernas. Kokkino Chorio hasbeautiful views over Souda Bay especially nice at night time with the village lights. You also find impressive view onthe White Mountains covered in snow in winter and spring. At the foot of Kokkino Chorio i a hidden creek with stone beach perfect for snorkeling. The sandy beach of Almyrida is only a short drive away.