Matala is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Crete and certainly the most famous beach of Heraklion. It is famous for the carved caves.
Matala is located at the exit of a...more
Martsalo is a secluded beach in the west Asterousia Mountains, one of the most inaccessible areas of Heraklion.
At the beginning of the route you will find the lovely church of Panagia ...more
Kokkinos Pirgos beach
Kokkinos Pirgos is located close to the town of Tymbaki. In front of the village, there is a very long sandy beach, which starts here and extends for several kilometers to the southeast,...more
The Red Beach is located just 800m south of Matala famous resort. To get here you have to walk a trail that begins north of the settlement of Matala and crosses the hill north of Matala....more
Kommos (or Komos) is actually the southernmost and the most isolated part of the huge beachfront of Mesara Bay.
The northern part of Kommos, Potamos or Potamoserma, is a favorite destination...more
Kali Limenes beach
Kali Limenes (i.e. Good Ports) is the largest seaside village in Asterousia Mountains. It is one of the very few coastal areas of Asterousia, where you can get through asphalt road.
Vathi is an ideal destination for anyone seeking for the ultimate relaxation.
The beach is shaped at the exit of a small gorge, surrounded by long cliffs. The circular bight of the bay...more
The beach of Agiofarago is located at the exit of the homonym Gorge of Agiofarago. To get there you must either cross the gorge, by easy hiking of about 30-50’, or catch a boat from Matala,...more