Hersonissos beach is situated 27 km east of Heraklion town. Hersonissos is the most popular resort area of Crete and it has some natural bays with beautiful sandy beaches.
Hersonissos make efforts and manages every year to adorn blue flags on some of it beaches. Hersonissos beaches are consecutive bays starting from Hersonissos harbor where the first large narrow sandy is very organized with umbrellas, shower chairs lifeguards, water sports canteen restaurants mini market and very close to city amenities. The next beach is in front of the Hotel Silva Maris, is sandy and very organized with umbrellas, shower chairs lifeguards, water sports restaurants.
Further east, you will find the beaches in front of the hotel Star beach, which is one of the busiest beaches in northern Crete. The beaches are very organized with umbrellas, shower chairs lifeguards, water sports restaurants minimart beach bar where organized beach party and foam party. : Here as in canyon of Aradena you can do Bungee jumping.
East of Hersonissos is found beach Lichnostatis and west Sarantaris beach.