Hersonissos Region and distances from Central Hersonissos Hotel
Hersonissos city, also known as Chersonissos or Limenas Chersonissou is in fact consisted by a peninsula and its harbor and situated approximately 25 kilometers away from Heraklion capital city, between Anissaras and Stalida. The population in winter time is more than 3000 people, but in the summer-time this number is by far multiplied. A lot of tourists make accommodation choices amongst the wider area of Hersonissos municipality that includes the three traditional villages of Upper Chersonissos, Koutouloufari, Piskopiano, and Malia, Gouves etc.
A lot of conferences are held in the large hotels of the area, and many people choose Chersonissos' accommodation for the unique Cretan Golf centre.
Ideal if used as a starting point for visiting Cretan points of interest, Hersonissos offers a lot of different activities that will appeal to all ages and visitors' origins.
There are 2 big water parks, an aquarium in the city, and even the great Cretaquarium in Gournes, a traditional museum Lychnostatis, and of course the great party destination of Crete, the famous Star Beach, as well as a great variety of night clubs, cafeterias and restaurants.
Distances between Hersonissos and:
Heraklion: 26.3 kilometers, Heraklion International airport: 23.6 km, Agios Nikolaos: 38 kilometers, Rethymnon City: 104kilometers, Chania city: 166 kilometers, Knossos Antiquities: 29,1 km, Faistos: 77.1 km, Matala: 92.5 km, Stalida 5.4 km, Malia: 8 km
Bus Station: (bus stop 21) 100 meters, The Beach: 200 meters, Shopping area: 100 meters, Restaurant-Cafes: 200 meters