Agia Pelagia is a seaside village, a tourist resort ideal for those seeking tranquility and relaxation on vacation. The sea is almost always calm, being protected by the northern and summer winds. It has several taverns, cafes, small bars, gift shops, a pharmacy, a medical center and several mini markets to meet your basic needs. There is also a cash machine (ATM) in the village.
The beach of Agia Pelagia is organized and you will find umbrellas and deck chairs (for a fee).
A few steps outside the hotel there is a stop for the interurban bus, where there is a daily connection with Heraklion Crete.
Agia Pelagia Central Beach
The long beach of Agia Pelagia is just a few steps away from the hotel. It is an organised beach with a variety of water sports equipment such as water skiing, pedal boat, banana boat. It is sheltered, with thick sand and clear waters. It is ideal for families and the favourite beach of both locals and holidaymakers.
The picturesque bay of Psaromoura is a 10-15 minute walk from the hotel. The route is easy. The beach is organized, transparent, sheltered and has pebbles.
The beach of Mononafti is about two kilometers away from the hotel and there is a need for transportation to get there. It is organized, it has thick sand and pebble.
Ligaria's beach is about two kilometers away from the hotel and there is a need for transport to get there. It is organized, it has green-blue waters and thick sand.
The cultural wealth of Crete is invaluable. To help you organize your time better, find useful information below for the main nearby attractions.
Archaeological site of Knossos
In the archaeological site of Knossos you will see the Minoan palace, the seat of King Minos. Exciting myths of the Labyrinth with Minotaur and Daedalus with Icarus are connected to the palace of Knossos. It is 5km away from Heraklion.
More Information: http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh355.jsp?obj_id=2369
Contact Telephone: (0030) 2810231940, (0030) 2810226470, (0030) 2810226092, (0030) 2810224630
Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
The archaeological museum of Heraklion includes exhibits from all periods of Cretan history. The collection of Minoan antiquities is the most important in the world and the museum is considered to be the foremost museum of Minoan civilization. The archaeological museum is located in the center of Heraklion.
More Information: http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh155.jsp?obj_id=3327
Contact Telephone: (0030) 2810279000, (0030) 2810279002, (0030) 2810279087
Museum of Natural History of Crete
It is a museum with several interactive exhibits. The visitor can see realistic and natural-looking representations of nature, animal fossils as well as an earthquake. In addition to the museum, you will find an excellent venue that will delight small visitors with a variety of activities. The Natural History Museum of Crete is located on the coastal road of Heraklion, within walking distance of the center.
More Information: http://www.nhmc.uoc.gr/en
Contact Telephone: (0030) 2810282740, (0030) 2810393630
Aquarium of Crete - CretAquarium
It is one of the largest and most modern aquariums in Europe. It is located in Gournes Iraklion.
More Information: http://www.cretaquarium.gr/en
Contact Telephone: (0030)2810337788
Labyrinth Park – Theme Park
It is a unique family entertainment destination of Crete. Within the Labyrinth’s 1.300 square meters of frequently altered pathways, with stairways, overhead bridges and towers, the fascinating myth of the Greek Hero Theseus and the devastating, terrifying but tragic Minotaur, is brought to life…A myth which involves Gods and Monsters, Heroes and Kings, and the power struggle between the two main city states of the time – Athens and Crete.
More Information: https://www.labyrinthpark.gr/en/home
Contact Telephone: (0030)2897029297, (0030)6975903330