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Ierapetra can be found directly below Agios Nikolaos on the south coast of Crete, combining a traditional Greek resort with a tourist holiday. The temperature in Ierapetra can range from 14-21° out of season and 25-30°, excellent for sunbathing and swimming.
Ierapetra can boast to be the southern most tip in Europe and, due to it`s position facing Africa, benefits from beautiful weather and warm air. The Old Town, known as Kato Mera, is a mixture of narrow lanes and wonderful architecture, lovely to stroll around in the evening.
To the eastern side of Ierapetra there are miles of beaches to choose from, safe for swimming, with many being awarded the Blue Flag for their cleanliness and offering a great range of water sports. The harbour, Venetian castle and promenade have a good selection of waterside tavernas, bars and restaurants serving local and international cuisine.
There are a few clubs to keep you going into the night and the shops provide all of those holiday essentials.
Ierapetra is approximately 105 minutes from Heraklion Airport - 125km (78 miles).
Ideal for Couples
Couples can enjoy the mix of the Old Town in Ierapetra, and the more modern restaurants and bars, miles of beaches and gorgeous weather.
The beaches from Makris Ghialos to Myrtos boast Blue Flag Awards, with miles of beaches stretching the coastline.
Great for Families
Children will love the choice of beaches, safe for swimming and paddling in as well as day trips to nearby resorts.
Great Water Sports
Holidays in Ierapetra can include sailing, diving, windsurfing and snorkelling.
Great Day Trips
Day trips by boat or road are available from Ierapetra, these include Agios Nikolaos, ancient Knossos, inland gorges, Chrissi Island, Spinalonga Island and the famous beach at Vai.