This lively coastal town in the north of the island will certainly keep you entertained with plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs.
Dance the night away to some big-name DJs, or if you prefer a taste of home there are plenty of Birtish and Irish bars playing live music. As night turns to day, head down to one of Hersonissos' three beaches which offer a wide range of water sports, including jet skiing, banana boats and windsurfing.
For those looking for a more restful trip, small secluded coves provide a relaxing spot for sunbathing and swimming.
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Take advantage of all the Crete has to offer with our pre-bookable excursions.
One of Crete's biggest water parks, this is a great day out for kids of all ages. From white-knuckle water slides and the lazy river to a hydro-massage pool and water-play areas for the little ones, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Excursions typically include transfers to and from the park.
Knossos was the mighty palace once ruled over by the Minoan People around 4,000 years ago, and it is believed to be home to the mythical Minotaur. Guided tours take you around this vast site, where you'll find out about the myths and legends that surround it – a must for the discerning history lover.
Aghios Nikolaos Market
A short trip through the takes you to Aghios Nikolaos Market. Potter around the open-air market and pick up some souveniers, or stroll down to the harbour and relax in one of its waterfront cafes.
If you are looking for more traditional, crafted gifts then nearby Kritsa is the place for you. The mountain village is packed full of handicraft stalls selling embroidered linens, hand-woven rugs and pottery.