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Tsoutsouras
Tsoutsouras
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.

The coast at the settlement sharing the same name is found where the ancient city of Inatos used to be, at the exit of Mintri canyon. It stretches for 2km and consists of two beaches, east and west of the small port, with coarse sand and crystal clear waters. There are beach umbrellas and chaise longues as well as tamarisks that provide shade that is always welcome.

On the west part of the port there are several caves, the most famous one being Drakospilia. On the north part of the settlement you will come across the cave dedicated to Ilithyia, the ancient goddess of childbirth.