The world within Crete
Crete is an island offering the world’s greatest treasures, from history and culture to natural wonders and civilization, renowned gastronomy, myths and legends. An island worth exploring from side to side. Reflecting its grandeur and unique characteristics, Hersonissos Resort is also blessed with scintillating beaches, sites and attractions and also features a great array of activities and adventures for everyone to enjoy.
The cosmopolitan resort of Hersonissos is situated only 30 km away from Heraklion providing the perfect starting point for your island excursions. It offers multiple choices of accommodation, entertainment and leisure for all tastes and preferences. A short distance to the south travelers will find the village of old Hersonissos as it was built further to avoid pirate raids. The small and picturesque villages of Piskopiano and Koutouloufari are situated near the old town, offering incredible views to the port of Hersonissos. The resort of Hersonissos is lined with restaurants, bars and taverns as well as all kinds of shops and boutiques and it is well known for its vibrant nighttime scene. It is the perfect choice for travelers wishing to be in the heart of all the action while its neighboring villages provide an alternative for those seeking for their peace and quiet.