Quaint Hersonissos is calling! Discover its beaches, cafes, theme park and more.

Explore the romantic area of Hersonissos—amazing beaches, sports teams and popular sights from Star Beach Water Park to Crete Golf Club.

Known for

Beaches, Family-friendly and Romantic

Top hotels in Hersonissos

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Abaton Island Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Themistokleous Ave., Hersonissos, Crete
£276/night
7 Sep-8 Sep
4.6/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Hersonissos resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lychnostatis and Star Beach Water Park. Stalis Beach is 1.3 mi (2 km) away.

4.6/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)

"Nice and quiet property, but it can get boring after a few days. There is no music at all"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Abaton Island Resort & Spa
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Stella Island Luxury resort & Spa - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Analipsi, Analipsi, Hersonissos
£278/night
4 Sep-5 Sep
4.8/5Exceptional! (85 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Ekklisia Agios Konstantinos and within 6 miles (10 km) of Star Beach Water Park and Crete ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (85 reviews)

"Great service and food. All-inclusive ends at 11pm each night :("…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2019

Stella Island Luxury resort & Spa - Adults Only
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Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
£251/night
18 Sep-19 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (384 reviews)

Situated in Hersonissos, this all-inclusive resort is within 3 miles (5 km) of Sarandaris Beach, Convention Centre Creta Maris and Port of Hersonissos. St. Paraskevi ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (384 reviews)

"Highly Recommended, Excellent Service Consciousness, Clean and Spacious Rooms, Great Restaurants Dining, Very Enjoyed"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2019

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

Popular things to do in Hersonissos

Heraklion Archaeological Museum
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum

One of Europe’s most important museums has five millennia of Cretan history on display, including the exceptional Minoan exhibit.

Natural History Museum of Crete
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Natural History Museum of Crete

Don’t miss the chance to learn about Crete’s unique natural environment at this excellent modern museum.

Heraklion Port
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Heraklion Port

Spend an afternoon wandering around this ancient harbor and admiring the fortress and ancient walls or take a trip to one of the nearby islands.

Top activities in Hersonissos

Samariá Gorge Full-Day Excursion
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Samariá Gorge Full-Day Excursion

£48

Spend a day hiking and admiring the dramatic landscape of Samariá Gorge, a stunning part of Crete's national park. Complete your trek at a charming fishing village to enjoy some free time; then relax on a boat trip to Hora Sfakion and gaze upon the jagged coastline as your day ends.

4x4 Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch
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4x4 Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch

£66

Spend a full day exploring the rugged wilds of the Cretan mountains in an off-road, 4-wheel-drive Jeep adventure. Explore traditional villages, gorgeous coastline, and olive plantations in a day full of excitement. Break for a delicious buffet lunch prepared in a wood oven.

Sea Cave Boat Cruise on the Black Rose
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Sea Cave Boat Cruise on the Black Rose

£37

Every day, the Black Rose embarks on boat tours from the port of Hersonissos through the clear waters of the Cretan Sea. Hop aboard this mighty vessel and enjoy the opportunity to explore magnificent sea caves, swim and snorkel in refreshing waters, and enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch.

Crete Acqua Plus Water Park with Transfers
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Crete Acqua Plus Water Park with Transfers

£34

Spend a day at Acqua Plus, one of the largest water parks in Greece, for the ultimate collection of thrills to help you escape the heat. Join the fun with different games, slides, and attractions like Aqua Slalom, Black Holes, and the Crazy River, or get in some relaxation on the lazy river.

Land Rover Agiofarago route
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Land Rover Agiofarago route

£76

We start driving through the route of the vineyards of Crete. The villages we will cross are famous for the grape varieties and their wines and that is why there are many well-known wineries on our way.

Cretan Night Tour
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Cretan Night Tour

£42

Come with us to the traditional village of Karouzana for a different night, under a majestic summer sky, a night full of music, dance and beautiful scents. Feel like a true Cretan, learn to entertain yourself as one of them.