Holidays in Hersonissos are almost all things to all people. Beach-lovers have several options of three – and a good variety of watersports. There's fun for families and the young and lively crowd at the Star Beach waterpark – where only the brave take on the bungee tower and Kamikaze run. The resort's long waterfront is lined with eateries – serving everything from late late breakfasts to romantic alfresco dinners. And there are still typical Greek tavernas for traditional fare – mainly tucked into the enclosed old streets that twist inland from the sea. So whether you're pushing the boat out or you just prefer something fast and cheap, holidays in Hersonissos will match your mood and budget. Finding the right place to stay is equally easy on Hersonissos holidays. Take a look at the Hotel Albatross – always popular with twosomes … And the Nana Beach offers all-inclusive holidays and good facilities for twosomes and families alike - right by the sea on the edge of the resort. In mid-summer, holidays in Hersonissos are pretty lively affairs. The bars and discos turn the buzz of the centre into more of a throb. But you can escape the throng and head for the hills – for peace and panoramic vistas from a cafe in Piskopiano. If all this sounds right up your street and you're looking for late availability holidays in Hersonissos, check out the late deals. You may get more than you bargained for...
If you decide to take a holiday in Hersonissos you certainly have plenty of options for sightseeing if you want to tour around and about. The island of Crete is huge, so it is almost impossible to see the whole island in just one holiday. The island of Crete offers everything from gorgeous beaches to pebble coves and spectacular cliffs and it's steeped in legend as the home of the Minotaur!. Crete is also soaked in aegean sun and dotted with ancient ruins, tiny villages, ideal places to party and romantic retreats such as Elounda and Aghios Nikolaos. The island of Crete was the hub of the Minoan civilisation dating back around 4600 years. On the edge of Iraklion you can visit the remains of the ancient Minoan city of Knossos. The Minoan city of Phaestos can be visited a few miles inland from Matala on the south coast. The wild and rugged Samaria Gorge, located at the western side of Crete, is extremely famous for walking, however be warned that the Samaria Gorge offers a serious trek from the hills to the sea. The extended summer months in Hersonissos also is likely to offer sunshine whenever you've got a week to spare.