Hersonissos is located on the north coast of Crete, about twenty kilometers from Heraklion, the largest city enjoyed the island. This proximity has allowed Hersonissos develop its tourism ... and not only half! Become a resort in its own right, Hersonissos symbolizes the Cretan tourism mass. Things to see and do in Hersonissos It's not very complicated: enjoy the sun and sea! The small rocky beaches are lined with clear water to the delight of guests. Hersonissos is also a good destination for partying at night, with many restaurants, bars and some clubs. The resort is also known for its water park, Water Star ... it says something about the atmosphere! Do not hesitate to rent a car to explore the area (eg Heraklion, Chossos ...) Where to stay Many hotels more or less modern are present in Hersonissos and the nearby surroundings, the 5-star club spa hotels with multiple pools at small three stars more discreet and summary. Everything depends on taste. Take the trouble to book in advance during high season. Speciality cuisine Cretan diet is known for its benefits: Do not hesitate to put the specialties of the area to find out! A small raki acts as a great digestive to end the meal. Seasons and climate The tourist season is in July-August, with a peak from 1 August when the Greeks take their holidays. Heat around 30 ° C and cloudless sky are insured from May through September ... Travel If you seek the world and a festive seaside atmosphere, while Hersonissos is for you in July and August. If instead the archi-tourist atmosphere turn you off, avoid taking