Mochlos in Crete
Hotels and apartments
Mochlos is a small island in the Bay of Mirabello, some
40 km East of Agios Nikolaos. The little fishing village opposite
the island has the same name and
is famous among Cretans for its specialities served
in the local harbour tavernas.
In Minoan times Mochlos was an important port in Eastern
Crete and still now one can take a small boat to the island, which
lies only 150 metres off the bay, to visit the excavations of that
Today Mochlos is a peaceful little village with a picturesque
harbour and crystal clear waters and it is therefore an ideal spot
for those travellers who are looking for a quieter holiday.
The bays around Mochlos are mainly rocky and great for
snorkelling and one can find a small shingle and a sandy beach in
the area .
Hotels & apartments in Mochlos
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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)
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