On the vast island of Crete dominating the center of the Mediterranean, there are a few places that stand out for their beauty, their amazing landscapes, their history and culture and their distinct island character. One of these places is Hersonissos, a picturesque coastal area about 25 kms from the city of Heraklion, is known not only for its sandy beaches, but also as the location of some of the most significant archaeological sites of the entire Mediterranean, the Ancient Minoan City of Knossos and the Ancient City of Malia. At Hersonissos you will find an abundance of intriguing activities, from exhilarating water parks and golf courses for exciting summer moments to traditional villages, sightseeing opportunities and the gorgeous sun-kissed beaches with the crystalline waters that beckon you to spend amazing moments swimming and sunbathing