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Heraklion Beaches
Heraklion Beaches

Heraklion Crete has a beautiful coastline laced with several spots where one can easily enjoy that much longed for swim. Both on the north and south side there are several beaches alongside the turquoise sea water in which one can splash in for exquisite fun. Let us have a look at some of the beaches here.

Matala

This is located 65km south west of Heraklion. Its clear waters, golden sandy beaches and rocky formations attract many tourists this way.

Agia Pelagia

The Agia Pelagia beach is to the north-west of Heraklion. It has a calm sea that is protected from the north-west winds. It is one of the biggest resorts on the north shore and has several fabulous hotels and facilities.

Kalamaki

This is located 67km south-west of Heraklion, next to Matala. Its main attraction is its long sandy beaches.

Amoudara

Amoudara is just 5km from Heraklion town. It has clean organised sandy beaches which make it a really nice and popular spot.

Amnissos

9km east of Heraklion we have Amnissos beach. It contains beach bars and water sports that complement the beautiful long beach which attracts lots of tourists.

Tymbaki

This is an open relaxed beach located 70km south-west of Heraklion town, next to Matala.

Stalida

Located 33km east of Heraklion, Stalida contains several fine hotels that one would like to settle in albeit for a few days.

Komos

This is a secluded beach fit for those interested in having a silent getaway. It has beautiful scenery which can be really nice for meditation.

Palaiokastro

This beach is protected from strong winds and contains deep waters making it fit for swimmers. It is 15km north-west of Heraklion town.

Analipsi

This is a fantastic beach with lots of facilities to make tourists feel at home. It also has several water sports to offer.

Gouves

Gouves is located 16km east of Heraklion town. It is a well developed beach with water sport centres and great hotels

Heraklion  has a wide variety of beaches to offer each and every category of tourists. From silent isolated locations to crowded exciting beaches, you cannot lack a location to fit your liking.

Traveling across the great places in Greece is truly a treat. It doesn't matter if you're looking for Zante holiday deals or to other places in this beautiful country, you will most surely have an amazing experience. If you haven't made up your mind yet on where to visit during your getaway in Greece, you may want to read the following paragraphs below. You will find the best beaches in Heraklion that will surely give you and your loved ones utmost relaxation.
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