Heraklio Beaches

The prefecture of Heraklion has an area of 2,011 square kilometers and more than 300,000 residents. The main occupations of the inhabitants are agriculture and tourism. Heraklion has a coastline of over 250 km and more than 70 beaches of which 17 have been awarded the 2014 with Blue Flag. Heraklion has all kinds of beaches, sandy with lots of people in the north with wonderful bays sheltered from winds, and deserted pebble beaches in the south. Below you will find a complete list of all the beaches of Heraklion with descriptions and photos.