You can also explore near places walking to the nature. In 5-6 min on foot from our private natural path you can find Lygaria beach with taverna S.Market,and water sport ,it is a nice calm beach-In the other way there is Agia Pelagia beach with more restaurants and bars and with cosmopolitan nightlife. .
I love relaxing on my porch listening to music and gazing over the Aegean. Reading a good book, taking long walks on the beach and enjoying the simple things in life. I truly hope you will too!
Car Rental in Crete
It is very easy to hire a car in Crete. All you need to do is to book a car from a rental car company’s website or make a phone call. Most rental car companies can deliver their cars to the Heraklion Airport or to the various ports of Crete.
You would need driving license when you rent a car in Crete. For your protection, you should rent a car that is covered by comprehensive insurance. Another thing you need to know when driving a rented car in Crete is that many gas stations are closed at 7 pm and that many require you to pay in cash. Gas stations are also typically closed on weekends, although the law requires one per area to be open during this time.
Sights You Should Not Miss in Crete
Crete is a very beautiful country with so many sites to see. On a holiday in Crete, you should not pass up the chance to:
• Visit the Minoan ruins in Knossos and Phaistos, as well as the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
• Explore the rugged Cretan countryside, away from the beaches and the big towns
• Take a hike down Samaria gorge. The hike often takes four hours to complete, starting from the Omalos Plateau to Agia Roumeli
• Find the more secluded beaches and the more remote areas, away from the tourist crowds and the commercialism
About Agia Pelagia
Agia Pelagia is one of the coastal gems of Crete. Located a mere 20 kilometres away from the island’s capital of Heraklion, Agia Pelagia is the perfect starting point for touring Crete if seeing the sights is your goal for visiting the island. Nonetheless, if what you want is to have some time for relaxation and personal enjoyment, you can have it and more at Agia Pelagia.
The resort town of Agia Pelagia is situated on the shore, with its whitewashed buildings built along the slopes of the hills rising from the bay. The bay itself is protected, flanked on the east side by the Lygaria Cove and on the west side by the Mononaftis Bay. The view of the town as you approach it from the national highway coming from Heraklion is nothing short of picturesque.
There are a few charming small and gravel bays with crystal clear, calm sea that are perfect for swimming, you have just to choose one!