Crete, Agia Pelagia

Heraklion is located near Agia Pelagia.

Located close to the main city, a former fishing village has become a modern and quiet holiday settlement.

Agia Pelagia was because the romantic, hilly surroundings and overlooking the sea, looks out over there a lot of enthusiastic advocate.The village takes its name from the nearby church, which is just over 1 km away from the village. The area has been inhabited already two thousand years ago, however, the ancient coastal towns several times a tsunami washed. After the ancient civilizations inhabited the area for centuries, until 1965, when he built the first hotel.

The friendly, relaxed atmosphere Agia Pelagia verdant environment, and more, adjacent bays is waiting for the travelers. Although the northern highway passes near the village, the area is almost never crowded.

A relaxing holiday in a number of local taverns, bars and cafes contribute.
Beside the apartments and the smaller, simpler hotels in recent years several luxury hotels have been built, which are tangible evidence of the development of tourism in the region.

A neighbor, wind-protected bays are usually more waving -free, and yellowish sand, or covered with sand have pebble beach. Although some relatively rapidly widening gulf, families with children are less literate or swim shallower sections also can be found on the coast.
The sand sun beds and umbrellas, as well as smaller bars provide the service of bathers. The beaches and the bustle slightly larger than the streets of the town, but this is mostly typical high season weekends.

The best-known beaches near Agia Pelagia main beach and the Mononaftis, the Lygaria, and Made.
This small village is situated in a beautiful bay, fantastic views from the heights it.
The point is that the two belonged to the beach resort of Agia Pelagia more crowded, and the calmer, quieter Lygaria.
Crete, the Greek Islands, as a rule, in a separate world.

Beautiful, crystal clear water,
sandy beach, romantic cliffs.
This should travel.