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How to get there

Nearest travel links

Airport Heraklion
Ferry Sitia 35 km
Car Car essential

Activities near Makry-Gialos

Sports Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Waterpark, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays

How to get there

Many budget airlines fly to Crete from the UK, mainland Europe and Ireland. There can be some very competitive fares to Heraklion airport or closer still is Sitia airport only 30km or so away. Heraklion is the capital of Crete and is located centrally on the north coast. Makrigialos and the Lagada resort is located on the south coast over in the east.

Hiring a car is definitely recommended as this will give you freedom and the opportunity to explore the island and its many hidden wonders. The complex is 120k from Heraklion and although public transport is available we wouldn't recommend it. Plus, the scenic drive, following the north coast past the terrible resort of Malia, then down through wonderful countryside to Ierapetra where you follow the south coast should really under no circumstances be missed!

Upon receipt of your booking confirmation we will send you detailed directions from Heraklion airport to Makrigialos. The drive is stunningly beautiful, taking in coastal and country roads, and extremely easy.

There can be some good rental deals at the airport but pre booking can have its advantages.