Beaches & Beach Bars in Heraklion

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Ligaria

Ligaria

Ligaria, a quite popular beach in the area -at least among locals-, with crystal clear waters and coarse sand, is located about 20km northwest of the...

Lentas

Lentas

On the south side of the prefecture, 72km (1,5 hr. drive) from the centre of Heraklion city, Lentas is a settlement by the sea that is ideal for quiet and...

Tris Ekklisies

Mavri Paralia

Mavri Paralia beach is accessible only by sea, more specifically from the Treis Ekklisies village, and it is located in the south part of the prefecture. It...

Agiofaraggo

Agiofarago

Agiofarago is one of the most beautiful beaches in the southern part of the prefecture, located at the exit of the gorge sharing the same name, and it is...

Ammoudara

Heaven Beach

Heaven Beach is a cafe-bar and restaurant at Ammoudara beach which is open the whole year for coffee, drink or a meal, and invites you to have a great time...

Fodele

Fodele

27km northeast of the centre of Heraklion, Fodele beach is 3km from the settlement sharing the same name, where it is believed that the famous painter...

Voidomatis

Voidomatis

In the south part of the prefecture, about 62km from Heraklion city centre, Voidomatis or Vouidomatos is a quiet beach tucked away in the steep slopes of...

Kalamaki

Kalamaki

Kalamaki beach is located in the southwest part of the prefecture, about 70km from the centre of Heraklion, and it is part of the 2,5km coast at Mesaras bay.

Palaiokastro

Palaiokastro

The small, picturesque Palaiokastro beach is 14km from the centre of Heraklion, on the west side of the prefecture, right where the estuary of the torrents...

Gouves

Isla Party Restaurant

A small "island" at Gouves beach promises the time of your life. This is minimal style beach bar-restaurant Isla Party Restaurant that stands out for the...

Kaloi Limenes

Kaloi Limenes

Kaloi Limenes is small village with a beautiful beach in the southern part of Heraklion, 75 km from the capital of the prefecture and 22km from the...

Tsoutsouros

Tsoutsouras

Tsoutsouras beach, also known as Tsoutsouros, is located in the southeastern part of the prefecture, 54km (1hr 10 mins drive) from the centre of Heraklion city.

Hersonissos

Limanakia Hersonissos

Limenas Hersonissou (famous Hersonissos), 27km east of the Cretan capital, is one of the most popular choices among the younger crowd and among visitors on...

Matala

Kokkini Ammos

Kokkini Ammos is one of the most secluded beaches in the whole prefecture. It is located southwest, 70km from Heraklion city centre, close to famous Matala...

Martsalo

Martsalo

One of the most secluded and hard to access beaches in the prefecture, Martsalo beach is located in the south part of it, 75km from the Heraklion city...

Lentas

Trafoulas

The quiet and secluded Trafoulas beach, also known as Psili Ammos or Trachoulas, is located about 70km from Heraklion city centre and 4km from Lentas. In...

Koudoumas

Koudoumas

Koudoumas is a secluded beach in the south part of Heraklion, about 80km from the Cretan capital. It is named after the Monastery of Koudoumas found in the...

Mesara

Vathi

Vathi beach will definitely become a favourite spot for all those visiting Heraklion. It is a small bay with crystal clear watres, a piece of paradise on...

Agia Pelagia

Agia Pelagia

Agia Pelagia, 23km from the centre of Heraklion, in the west part of the municipality, is one of the most famous coasts in this popular destination. It is a...

Kato Vathia

Kokkini Chani

This beach, located 15km west of Heraklion city, is named after an inn (chani) owned by Mr. Kokkinis, where travellers used to stop at the beginning of the...

Stalis

Stalida

Stalida is a beach adjacent to the Malia beach, 31km from Heraklion city centre. It is an ideal choice for families, as the water deepens gradually, while...

Anissaras

Anissaras

Anissaras (the older locals call it Agisaras) is a tourist resort with big hotels, very close to Hersonissos and 26km from Heraklion city

Trypiti

Trypiti

Trypiti is a pebbled beach with crystal clear waters, located in the south part of the prefecture, close to Lentas coast, 65km from Heraklion city centre.

Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas

65km southeast of Heraklion city, you will come across secluded Agios Nikitas beach, in the south part of the prefecture, an ideal choice for all those...

Malia

Malia

Malia, one of the most famous tourist resorts in the prefecture -a popular choice among foreign tourists- is located about 35km from Heraklion city centre,...

Keratokampos

Keratokampos

Keratokampos beach which stretches for several kilometres along the coast in the southeastern part of the prefecture, is located right where the village...

Agia Pelagia

Mononaftis

Mononaftis is a pebbled beach, just 1km from Agia Pelagia (at the northernmost part of the peninsula), 27km from Heraklion city centre.