The beautiful Greek island of Crete is home to the busy and lively resort of Hersonissos. Holidays in Hersonissos are all about beachlife - and with no less than three beaches to enjoy it's easy to see why - for peace and quiet Limankia beach is perfect; the main beach is great for families, with watersports galore to try, and don't miss Star beach with its own water park. When the sun goes down, the bustling harbour area is place to dance the night away in the many nightclubs and bars. For a quiet meal and a drink overlooking the sea, head along the seafront or to the villages of Piskopiano, Koutoulafari and Old Hersonissos. Whether you're seeking a family holiday, a lively break with friends or a relaxing couples getaway, a holiday in Hersonnisos has it all.
Holidays in Hersonissos are centred around the beaches. Try your hand at jet skiing, banana boat rides, scubadiving, windsurfing, paragliding, canoeing and sailing. For thrills and spills, head to the Star Beach Water Park with its hairraising waterslides and chutes. Get closer to the local marine life at Aquaworld in the resort or just a short ride away theres Cretaquarium. If shoppings your thing, dont miss the bargain leathergoods, herbs and spices. Enjoy a boat trip around Cretes coastline. Learn more about Cretean life and folklore at the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum.
The focal point of Hersonissos nightlife is the attractive harbour area, teeming with waterside bars and restaurants. If you prefer a taste of home, then there are plenty of British and Irish pubs too. For a quieter evening, the nearby villages of Piskopiano, Koutoulafari and Old Hersonissos will hit the spot.
A holiday to Hersonissos is the perfect opportunity to sample the delights of Greek cuisine. Enjoy fresh seafood and local specialities like moussaka and meze. As well as charming tavernas, you'll find Britishstyle pubs and restaurants. The island is also famous for its wines and ouzo.
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