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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Hersonissos, Crete your home away from home

The town of Hersonissos is 25 km east of Heraklion, situated between Anissaras and Stalis in one of the most colourful and cosmopolitan tourist areas of the island of Crete. As well as its sandy beaches, Hersonissos has a port which is busy year round. The town is actually made up of several small villages: Koutouloufari, Piscopiano, Anissaras, Potamies, Avdou, Gonies and Kera.

Things to Do in Hersonissos, Crete

It is hard to beat the beautiful coastline and beaches around Hersonissos holiday rentals. Visitors can enjoy the fine sands and warm crystal clear waters for swimming, boating, snorkeling and watersports. After dark the harbour area lights up and there are many bars, restaurants and tavernas lining the beach offering plenty of local nightlife. Cruises from the harbour are very popular and go to the neighbouring island of Dia and other small islets and beaches in the area. The town has many shops, mostly geared to selling tourist souvenirs, clothes and jewellery.

Places to Visit Around Hersonissos, Crete

Families will find plenty of places to visit from their holiday apartment in Hersonissos. There are two waterparks nearby for cool wet fun. The Hersonnissos Aquarium provides some interesting exhibits and the CretAquarium in Gournes. The more traditional villages of Koutouloufari, Piskopiano and Ano Hersonissos offer the chance to discover the local side of Crete along with the archaeological sites of Polyrenia and Falassarna and the Gorges of Topolia. The port town of Kissamos Chania with its old city walls makes an excellent day out from your Hersonissos holiday home. Frangokastello is one of the most well-visited landmarks on the island of Crete. It is in a scenic location and is famous for its 13th century castle which is still in remarkably good condition. Every year a festival on May 17 celebrates the strange phenomenon seen at dawn when the ghostly “Drosoulites” figures appear as a mirage for about 10 minutes.

Weather in Hersonissos, Crete

Holiday rental homes at Hersonissos enjoy a dry Mediterranean climate with ample sunshine during the hot, dry summer months with temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F). The island is refreshed by the seasonal breezes in July and August. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with some showers from November to March. In winter the lowest daytime temperatures average 14°C (57°F) making Crete a pleasant year-round destination.

Travel to Hersonissos, Crete

The nearest international airport serving Hersonissos holiday rentals is the Heraklion Airport in north central Crete, about 25 km away. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available from Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London (Gatwick and Luton) Manchester and Newcastle. Jet2 flies from Leeds/Bradford and Budgetair has flights from Cork, Dublin and Shannon to Heraklion (Iraklion). Flights can also be taken to Athens (ATH) International Airport and there are regular ferries from Pireas to Rethymno and Heraklion.

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                                                                                                FANTASTIC HOLIDAY

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                My family and I stayed in Villa Greece for 3 weeks this summer. We had an amazing time. The villa was beautiful inside and out. Absolutley Spotless. We could have stayed forever. Stephani was an absolute delight, she really couldn't do enough for us, nothing was too much trouble. The village was also wonderful with more than enough restaurants and bars to choose from. The people were extremely friendly and welcoming. Overall an extremely relaxing holiday enjoyed by all , Would we go back YES absolutley, thank you for an amazing holiday x
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                Great Hotel, Staff and Location

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                                                                                                Socrates hotel is in a great quiet location with the beach, Stalis, Malia strip and the old town all within 10 to 15 minutes walk. The staff were all really helpful and did everything possible to ensure my family had a great holiday. The rooms were cleaned every day with new towels and bottles of drinking water provided. The free buffet breakfast had everything you need from continental to full English and was served in a lovely location by the pool. There were always empty sunbeds around the well maintained pool area and the snack-bar that provided everything from toasties to pasta and meat dishes. My only issue with the area was the number of quad-bikes hired out to young lads who spoiled the walk out on an evening and made crossing the road dangerous. However I would defiantly return to this hotel and would recommend it for couples and families of all ages.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                Excellent Property and Host with great location.

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                                                                                                A great place for a family stay (3 young kids). Fantastic location, view, pool and house. We were made to feel very welcome by Gabby and Manolis. The fully stocked fridge and homemade Mousaka in the oven allowed us to relax from the moment we arrived. The villa had everything we would want and Gabby provided extra little touches throughout to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Recommendations on where to go and what to see were greatly received too. The ability to walk to two lovely villages with the kids meant we were spoiled for choice if we wanted to eat and drink out. We have already given our strongest recommendation to friends and family!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jul 2016