The Surrounding Area
Lygaria Beach is a fully organized sandy beach, with umbrellas and sunbeds, located 2 km east of Agia Pelagia resort, 18 km west of Heraklion and 20 km from Nikos Kazantzakis airport. This beach has been awarded with the Blue Flag for its crystal clear waters and is ideal for swimming, as it is protected from winds. It is the perfect choice for those seeking the tranquility of an organized beach combined with a wide variety of food options at the various taverns alongside. Besides taverns in Lygaria there are also various cafés and super - markets. And those who are more adventurous can do water sports and scuba diving.
This picturesque bay is ideal for those seeking a breathtaking landscape in the center of Crete that combines the magic of holidays by the sea, with the possibility of daily excursions around the island.
Agia Pelagia Beach
This is the central and largest fully organized sandy beach with sunbeds and umbrellas. Agia Pelagia is an ideal choice for those seeking cosmopolitan beaches. There are also restaurants, cafés, internet - cafés, supermarkets, pharmacies, a clinic, ATMs (automatic cash machines) and a hairdresser’s. There is also the opportunity for water sports.
This small beach west of Agia Pelagia is less crowed, as it is best known among the locals. It will impress you with its crystal clear waters and its sandy beach with umbrellas and sunbeds. There are no taverns or cafes there, only a small canteen.
This is a fully organized sandy beach with sunbeds and umbrellas with many options for dining and water sports.