Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece
Aghia Pelagia is a seaside fishing village which offers a narrow sandy beach where visitors will find waterfront tavernas serving a variety of cuisines. This resort is suited for visitors looking for a local and friendly Cretan atmosphere.
The village is built amphitheatric-like on the hills around the shoreline where there are many cafes and traditional tavernas as well as some gift shops. Many hotels are positioned high on the hillside and this can sometimes be a quite steep walk down to the beachfront. Nightlife here is very low-key and would not be suitable for those looking for lively bars and clubs.Read more about: Beaches | Nearby Attractions | Quick Facts | Agia Pelagia Reviews
The central beach is a long sandy beach which is furnished with sun loungers and parasols and has a good choice of watersports available for those seeking to get out on the water. This bay is lined with a selection of tavernas and cafes. There are many surrounding beaches to explore for visitors who want to have a change of scenery.
The nearby area is home to many historical and interesting sites including the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the traditional villages of Achlada and Fodele and the Museum of Heraklion.
Heraklion Airport is approximately 33 km away - transfer time is approx. 30 minutes.
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