The sunny sea view rooms welcome you to Makrigialos. In our facilities you can enjoy relaxing moments with your partner or your family, a beach and shallow waters are ideal for children.

The golden sand, the view of the Aegean Sea and romantic and modern style of our rooms will excite you! For your entertainment there are nearby magnificent café-bars and traditional taverns.

The beach has been awarded by the blue flag clean and the European Union for organized beaches. Besides the name of the area it was just because it has a great beach, which is interrupted by rocks.

Also within walking distance are tourist shops, supermarkets, gas station, pharmacy and water sports! For those staying in Makrigialos, the surrounding mountain villages are ideal for day trips or evening strolls. Also interesting option is the Moni Kapsa and the woods of Koutsouras.


To get to Makrigialos from the airport or the port of Heraklion, you have to drive to Agios Nikolaos, then towards Ierapetra and thence Makrigialos. The distance is 125 km and will take about two hours to reach.

If you prefer to travel by bus, the bus station is not too far from the airport and the port (2 minutes drive). The second and more advantageous option to access the Makrygialos, both in terms of cost and time, is to fly via Athens directly to Sitia airport and from there drive to Makrigialos. The distance Sitia - Makrigialos is about 35 km.

From Makrigialos, you can also visit the monastery Kapsa like Gorge Red Butterfly starts from the village Mountain and reaches the southern coast of the prefecture. This is one of the most beautiful gorges of Crete with rich vegetation and beautiful red butterflies will mainly come during the spring, which owes its name to the gorge.

While hiking through the canyon, besides the beautiful butterflies and the lush countryside, you will find near the village of Mountain, some small springs and beautiful waterfalls.
The Makrigialos is 33km south of Sitia and 25km from Ierapetra, it is one of the largest resorts of Sitia region.

It consists of two settlements: In Makrigialos where the picturesque harbor of Makrigialos, and Analipsis to the long beach where there are two large hotels in the area.

Distance: Heraklion - Makrigialos is 120 km (about 2 hours).