The Town that Became a Hotel PowerhouseHersonissos is a tourist town with a pleasant sandy beach and plenty of entertainment for tourists. Hersonissos does not have the authenticity of Crete, but it has become a magnet for the tourism with deals. There are hundreds of hotels and a large variety of taverns and bars, as well as all kinds of luxuries and pleasures for tourists, from marine sports during the day to vibrant nightlife.
It is an international tourist city that developed from a small village. It eventually grew into one of the leading tourist destinations on the island of Crete. There are countless activities happening around the clock.
No wonder most of the package deals to Crete include Hersonissos hotels. It is easy to reach from the island's airport and offers activities for adults and children, including water sports, boat rentals and more.
Authenticity in HersonissosFor people in search of a getaway from the modern atmosphere, not to mention the commercialized Greece, this is an opportunity to visit the smaller and more authentic little villages: Piskopiano, Koutouloufari and Hersonissos.
TipsThe nightlife entertainment for young people is concentrated iin the port area, with many of the places here open until morning.
Many of the young people travel to the excellent clubs of Malia, the nightlife capital of the area.