Agia Pelagia

A small resort on the north coast of Crete, Agia Pelagia knows the advantage of being within walking distance of Heraklion: a proximity that makes it easily accessible station (airport, ferry terminal), while standing in away from the unrest on the capital of the island. Otherwise, the recipe is known: the sandy beach, clear water, sun ... sure hit every summer! Things to see and do in Agia Pelagia The beach and recreation occupy much of the time ... The area of ??Agia Pelagia is no lack of interest: Heraklion, the archaeological site of / knossos Knossos, Rethymnon, etc ... Where to sleep? Agia Pelagia seems essentially of rooms and apartments to rent ... the offer is wide of the pension to the real residence equipped, various standings, but the situation never far from the beach! Some institutions lack charm ... prices are relatively affordable overall. In the upscale category include a 5-star spa hotel not far north of the resort. Speciality cuisine As a small seaside resort, do not miss the seafood, fish, grilled octopus ... On the menu, there are also traditional Cretan dishes (good for the system ...), meat stewed or grilled. To end a good meal: watermelon and raki! Climate Climatic advantages of Crete are well known: from May to October, it's raining, if ever, while the temperatures are around 30 ° C quietly. The proximity of the sea allows to escape the excessive heat. Travel advice: Book your accommodation in advance if you plan to spend your summer vacation in Agia Pelagia