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Top 5 Beaches in Heraklion

Do you want to know what are the best beaches to visit in Heraklion? Read on...

Travel Tips Highlights Top 5 Beaches in Heraklion

1. Agia Pelagia Beach

Heraklion has plenty of beaches to chose from and Agia Pelagia ranks among the most favorite ones. It has a beautiful pebbly beach with magnificent waters that can get quite popular over the summer months. There’s a reason for it!Agia Pelagia Heraklion Crete

2. Matala Beach

Matala is one of the best places to visit when you are in Heraklion as there are many things to see. There is a long sandy beach which is rather unique as it’s secluded with the mountain caves vista making it an experience not to be missed.

3. Star Beach

Star beach has been the choice of many tourists and locals for years now. It has been well looked after and resembles an exotic location of a different continent. In addition there are many activities and water sports to suit all tastes.Starbeach Hersonissos Heraklion Crete

4. Komos Beach

Komos beach is one of the longest beaches on the island hence it was one of the ports of ancient Pheastos. The ruins of ancient Kommos are still visible among the sands dunes. Also if you were to visit in September, you might get a glimpse of the protected sea turtles Caretta Caretta that nest in the sand of the beach.

5. Gefyri Beach

Last but not least, Gefyri beach is located close to the harbour of Hersonissos which is one of the most popular places in Crete! It has clear turquoise waters that will certainly leave you speechless!Gefiri Beach Sarantaris Limanakia Beach Hersonissos Heraklion Crete - allincrete.com

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