Makrigialos in Crete
Hotels and apartments
The little seaside resort of Makrigialos, 25 km east
of the lively town of Ierapetra on the Libyan Sea, is an ideal spot
for a relaxing beach holiday.
The village is named after the long stretch of sandy
beach, which, with its shallow waters, offers safe swimming for children.
Makrigialos has a good choice of tavernas, cafes and bars and the
little harbour with its traditional fishing boats is a favourite meeting
point for locals and visitors.
Enjoy fresh fish and local specialities looking out
over the blue sea, stroll along the small promenade or have a coffee
in one of the Cretan kafenions.
The authentic little villages in the hills behind Makrigialos
are worth a visit and there are regular bus connections to the larger
towns like Ierapetra and Sitia..
Hotels & apartments in Makrigialos
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Top beaches. Crete, Greece
Kouremenos near Paleokastro (North-Estern Crete)
A real magnet for windsurfers from all over the world, who find ideal wind-wave combinations.
Rihti - Exo Mouliana near Mochlos (North-Eastern Crete)
Two hours walk through the Rihtis gorge, which is a beautiful path that culminates with Rihtis waterfall near Rihtis beach, will take you to one of the most secluded beaches of the island.
Istron or Kalo Chorio (North-Estern Crete)
A place filled with legends and traditions – but you will find quality tourism services too.
Maridati South of Vai beach (North-Eastern Crete)
Two big rocks are the landmarks of this beach that remains unknown to the masses.
Mochlos (North-Eastern Crete)
A village filled with fish taverns with a view of the Pseira Island, and lots of archaeological findings.
Kato Zakros (Estern Crete)
If you follow the two hours long footpath through the “gorge of the dead” you will be rewarded with the view of a magnificent beach but also of the Minoan Palace of Zakros destroyed on 1450 B.C. possibly by a Thira (Santorini) volcano explosion.
Hiona near Paleokastro (North-Estern Crete)
Shallow waters for the kids and young swimmers, and a well known - all over the island - local fish soup.
Aghia Fotia - Sitia (South-Estern Crete)
We are not talking about the district with the same name at Ierapetra, here we find ourselves 7 kms east of Sitia in an area where the biggest cemetery of Minoan Crete was discovered.
Xerokambos – Sitia (South-Estern Crete)
Thousands of lilies at the eastern part of Crete fill the atmosphere with sensual vibes.
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