Hersonissos is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Crete, just 28km east of Heraklion. The main growth driver of the area is the beaches and the calm sea, which is rare on the northern coast of Crete due to regular north winds. The calmer beaches are located west of the port and are protected by Cape Sarandaris.
The first beach you come across the east of the port of Hersonissos is a long sandy narrow beach, which is flooded by thousands of people. It is very well organized and close to the amenities of the city. However, it is inappropriate for those who do not like crowds.
There are several beaches to visit in Hersonissos, including Star Beach, Stalis Beach, and Sarandaris Beach.
Yes, the beaches in Hersonissos are suitable for families with children. Most of the beaches have shallow waters and lifeguards on duty.
Yes, there are several places where you can rent beach equipment in Hersonissos, including sun loungers, umbrellas, and water sports equipment.
Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near the beaches in Hersonissos. You can find a variety of options, from traditional Greek cuisine to international dishes.
Yes, it is generally safe to swim in the sea at Hersonissos beaches. However, it is important to pay attention to any warning signs or flags indicating dangerous conditions.
Yes, there are several water sports activities available at Hersonissos beaches, including jet skiing, parasailing, and banana boat rides.
Yes, there are several places where you can go snorkeling or scuba diving at Hersonissos beaches. You can find several diving centers that offer courses and equipment rental.
Yes, there are several secluded or quiet beaches in Hersonissos, including Lychnostatis Beach and Analipsi Beach. These beaches are less crowded and offer a more peaceful atmosphere.
The water colour of the beach is blue.
The beach has sand.
The water at the beach is shallow.
The sea surface at the beach is usually calm.
Yes, the beach is a crowded place.
The beach offers accommodation options, food/water nearby, umbrellas/beds, sports, lifeguard, showers, and a Blue Flag.
The beach can be accessed through bus services, paved road, and is handicap friendly.
No, there is no other information available about the beach.
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