About Kladissos beach
Kladissos is located 21km northwest of Heraklion, northwest of the resort of Agia Pelagia. The beach is situated in front of the most historical hotel in the region that spans the entire area of Cape Souda. The beach has fine gravel and green waters, which are almost always calm. It is very well organized since the hotel has placed several umbrellas, deck chairs, bars, showers and changing rooms for its customers.
This beach looks private, but do never forget that all beaches in Greece are public and open to the public. The hotel has blocked access from the sides, but you can ask permission to enter the hotel and you are not obliged to pay any entrance fee. Kladissos beach is always quiet and remains secluded since locals prefer the nearby beaches of Agia Pelagia or Psaromoura.
Very close to the shore carved post-Minoan tombs have been found. Moreover, archaeologists have revealed a large public building of the third to fourth century AD, called Prytaneum. This was used for the meetings of the politicians of the ancient town Apolonia, which was located here. Some ceramic findings of the area are exhibited in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
There are various activities you can do at Kladissos beach such as swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and beach volleyball.
Yes, Kladissos beach is suitable for families with children as the water is shallow and calm, and there are lifeguards on duty during the day.
Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Kladissos beach where you can enjoy a meal or a drink while enjoying the view.
Yes, you can rent beach equipment such as umbrellas and sun loungers at Kladissos beach.
Yes, there is a parking area near Kladissos beach where you can park your car for a fee.
Yes, there are water sports available at Kladissos beach such as jet skiing, parasailing, and banana boat rides.
Unfortunately, Kladissos beach is not fully accessible for people with disabilities as there are stairs leading down to the beach. However, there is a ramp that can be used to access the beach with assistance.
The water colour of the beach is blue.
The beach has fine pebbles.
The water depth of the beach is normal.
The sea surface at the beach is usually calm.
The beach usually has a normal crowd level.
The beach offers accommodation options, food and water nearby, umbrellas and beds, sports facilities, showers, and has a Blue Flag.
The beach can be accessed through bus services or a paved road.
Yes, there is tree shade available at the beach.
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