Heraklion Beaches

Analipsi beach

Analipsi mapAnalipsi, also called Analipsis, is located in the north-eastern part of Crete, approx. 20 km east of Heraklion and only 5-6 km north-west of Hersonissos.

If you are considering spending your holiday in Analipsi, you should take a closer look at the 4-star family hotel Stella Village Seaside, which offers all-inclusive, beautiful swimming pools and a fabulous water park. A top choice for families.

Analipsi beach
The beach in Analipsi is more than one kilometre long and of various widths. The majority of the beach is covered with sand, some places mixed with gravel and a few pebbles. The water is clear, but deepens rather fast.

Analipsi beach

There are several sections with sun lounges and sunshades, both for the visitors at the hotels and for people visiting the beach from outside. There are showers and toilets at the beach.

Analipsi is known for its beautiful, little church, which is sitiuated very close to the water on the western side of the beach.

Child friendliness
The sand is mixed with gravel and pebbles several places, but it is quite all right to play in. The water deepens rather abruptly.

Analipsi beach Crete

Water sports
It is possible to rent windsurfing equipment, sea kayaks, small catamarans and water bikes.

Beach restaurants
In the western part of the beach by the small church, there are a few restaurants. Along the rest of the beach, the restaurants are located at the large beach hotels.

Analipsi Crete

Analipsi holiday resort
The village of Analipsi, which is located approx. 500 metres from the coast, is a nice and peaceful town. As a result of the tourism, of course, many restaurants and shops have popped up, but parts of the town still have a relaxed, Greek atmosphere.

Down by the beach there are some impressive luxury hotels, e.g. the 5-star Lyttos Beach right on the beach. A beachfront hotel with a fabulous pool area, water slides and various restaurants. There are also many activities such as tennis, football, padel and fitness.

Only 12 km from Analipsi is Watercity Waterpark, Crete’s largest water park with 34 water slides. Lots of fun for the whole family and it’s easy to get there by taxi or rental car.

Watercity Waterpark
Watercity Waterpark

Analipsi map
The beach can be seen in the middle of the map, and even more clearly if you zoom in. The village Analipsi is located a bit south of the beach. The much larger holiday resort Hersonissos is located to the southwest.

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