THE LOCATION HERSONISSOS, CRETE
Crete is full of wild beauty, grand adventures, rich culture and history, and some of the best food you will ever eat – all the necessary components of an ideal holiday.
History and culture, nightlife and entertainment combine perfectly with beautiful beaches at the captivating town of Hersonissos. On the north coast of the island of Crete, this lively and vivid town is nestled between the mountains and the azure blue sea. It is considered to be one of the most popular holiday destinations in the island, with countless cafes, bars and restaurants creating a unique cosmopolitan mosaic. Sitting in a prime location, the town has been inhabited since the Minoan era and was a place of exchange, gatherings and trade. Surrounded by water and marked by history, Hersonissos is a destination to discover. It is enchanting to get lost among its alleyways and surrender to rich history, vibrant nightlife and sea views that will take your breath away. We promise your trip to Hersonissos will be nothing short of unforgettable.
Star Beach Village is just 1,5 km away from Hersonissos’ center, close to the famous sites of the island and it can serve as a starting point to excursions regardless of the destination.
Located on the northern coast of the island and 25 km west of Hersonissos, Heraklion is the capital of Crete and a city full of history, culture, and stunning natural beauty. From exploring ancient ruins and tasting traditional Cretan cuisine to soaking up the sun on stunning beaches and venturing on day trips to nearby destinations, Heraklion has something to offer every traveller. One of the most famous Minoan sites in Heraklion is the Palace of Knossos, which is just a short drive by car or bus from the city and is believed to have been the center of Minoan civilization. Another well-known landmark is the 16th century Fortress of Koules in the westernmost side of the old Venetian port, a significant and imposing sight.