Beachfront Family Resort in 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.

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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.

For nature lovers, a visit to the largest mountain plain in Crete, Lasithi Plateau, is a must-do day trip from Heraklion. Located about an hour’s drive from the city, this beautiful plateau is set at an altitude of 800 meters and surrounded by towering mountains that are dotted with traditional windmills. Visitors can take a scenic drive through the plateau, which covers an area of 25 kilometers, stop to admire the stunning views, and enjoy a traditional Cretan meal at one of the local tavernas. The Lassithi Plateau is easily reachable from Star Beach Village and is perfect for those who want to combine sea and mountain.
Cretaquarium is the first and one of the largest aquariums in Greece and has been operating since 2005. It is located near the town of Gournes in Crete, approx. 15 km east of the city of Heraklion. This fun, impressive aquarium features 60 tanks and over 100 viewing points, representing interesting underwater Cretan Sea landscapes and hundreds of marine species, from hunter sharks to lobsters, to colourful jellyfish.
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