Crete Agia Pelagia Heraklion Things to Do and Places to Visit


Agia Pelagia is the ideal destination for those that wish to rewind from their routine, but also for those who wish to spend their holidays in a more active manner.

The beach of Agia Pelagia is fully-equipped and offers sunbeds and umbrellas where swimmers can relax and enjoy the warmth of the sun. Enjoy the coolness of the shining crystal clear water and play on the sand under the hot sun.

Along the beach of Agia Pelagia there are lots of cafes, restaurants and taverns where you can relax and gaze at the sea.

Within a short distance from the main beach of Agia Pelagia, there are smaller yet charming beaches worth visiting, such as the Mononaftis, Psaromoura and Ligaria ones. All the above are fully-organized and ideal for children. Charming fish taverns serving fresh seafood and other local delicacies are found along the beaches of Mononaftis and Ligaria.

If you like underwater activities, a scuba-diving school can provide you with the basics needed to explore the sea bottom of the area. Lessons are organized for beginners as well as advanced scuba-divers.

Agia Pelagia is geographically found approximately in the middle of the northern Cretan coast and it is the ideal starting point for excursions to other prefectures of the island.

Explore Crete by Car

Crete is the largest in size island in Greece with countless attractions of any kind. If you have a soft spot for excursions and exploration, renting a car to travel around the island is the best option. Travelling by car is the most comfortable, easiest and safest way to visit the countless beaches, the environmental points of interest, the archeological sites and historical monuments that are spread around Crete.

Maps and information regarding all points of interest, beaches and natural landscape of the island of Crete are provided at Ambelos Apartments & Studios reception or on the hotel’s website.

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