Hersonissos is a popular tourist destination on the sea, buzzing with life every summer. Along the town’s bustling seaside road, you will find shops of all descriptions, cafés, bars and restaurants. Hersonissos is also known for its night-life and the multitude of choices for after-hours fun. If you are interested in History, there are many sights to see in Hersonissos, such as the early Christian basilica on Kastri hill with its incredible mosaics —or the picturesque Church of Agios Nikolaos. At the harbour of Hersonissos you can visit the amazing Lychnostatis Open-Air Museum, with its collection of old houses, structures and artefacts related to Cretan folk tradition, culture and the island’s unique natural environment. The area also features an array of sandy beaches for swimming, sunbathing and relaxation —where you can also try your favourite water sports.

Getting to Hersonissos from Esperides Resort Creete couldn’t be easier, either by foot or taxi, since it is only a kilometre away. And after returning to Esperides Resort Crete after your visit to cosmopolitan Hersonissos, you will certainly enjoy the peace and quiet of the more intimate village of Koutouloufari.