Amoudara Crete - A popular resort on the longest beach of Heraklion

Amoudara in Crete, is one of the most popular north coast resorts some 5 km west of Heraklion. Almost a continuation of Heraklion, Amoudara features the longest beach (5 km) in the prefecture and is perfect for sun seekers and sports enthusiasts.

Agia Pelagia

Agia Pelagia Crete - the perfect place for a relaxing holiday

The cozy village of Agia Pelagia is located at the north coast of Crete some 20 km from Heraklion. The name Agia Pelagia was taken from a church which is 1 km west of the bay.

Agia Pelagia Bay


Makrigialos, Crete - a village away from mass tourism

The village of Makrigialos or Makry Gialos (Μακρυγιαλός) is located on Crete’s southern coast east of Ierapetra; a 30 minute drive along the coastline filled with a number of secluded bays and quiet beaches.

Makrigialos is a find, some way from any major or developed tourist towns.


Kritsa Crete - a tradional village

Kritsa, Crete is a lovely village known for its local arts and crafts, particularity its hand-woven woolen textiles and clothes. Kritsa was also the location of some of the scenes from Jules Dassin's film Christ Recrucified.


Bali in Crete ?

It might not be the exotic place in Indonesia; however, Bali is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Crete. Some 31 km east of Rethymnon town, it is built near the ancient town of Axos.

Bali Beach


Spili - tradition within splendid nature

Spili is a beautiful, traditional village impressively located at the foot of Mt. Vorizi which hovers over the town, and some 30 km south of Rethymnon town.


Its cobbled streets, flowering shrubs and arches are a photographers dream.


Panormo - a tourist resort with traditonal atmosphere

Panormo, Crete (Πάνορμο) is a small seaside village between Rethymnon (15 min) and Heraklion (50 min) on the Cretan north coast.

Panormo View