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Holidays to Analipsis

The small traditional town of Analipsis rests roughly 24 kilometres from Heraklion and is a stones throw from the harbour of Hersónisos. It has been relatively untouched by tourism, and as such has retained a strong sense of culture. Walking down its streets, you will probably pass a few Greek women sitting with their needlework, and hear the locals shout “Kalimera” – good morning! With its friendly atmosphere and closeness to the sea, Analipsi is a perfect place for a beach holiday.

Most popular hotels in Analipsi

Stella Palace Resort
Stella Palace Resort
Stella Palace Resort

Analipsi, Crete

from £464 pp
Stella Island Luxury resort and Spa
Stella Island Luxury resort and Spa
Stella Island Luxury resort and Spa

Analipsi, Crete

from £634 pp
Kasapakis Hotel
Kasapakis Hotel
Kasapakis Hotel

Hersonissos, Crete

from £189 pp

At a glance

  • Currency: Euro
  • Language: Greek
  • Time Zone: GMT +2
  • Average flight time: 4h 0m

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Analipsis attractions

Known for its gorgeous beaches and laid-back atmosphere, the village of Analipsi near Hersonissos on Crete is the perfect place to relax and get away from it all. If you're lucky enough to be heading here for a holiday, here's our guide to the top Analipsi things to do:

Loosen up in Analipsis

The beachfront of Analipsis stretches across the whole edge of town, although be careful on the western side because its rocky! As you head to the east, there are many comfortable sandy coves away from the wind where the waves lap lazily up to the beach. If you continue walking, you will come across the beautiful beaches of Kokkini Hani, Gouves and Anissaras. After a spell of sunbathing or swimming, you can stroll through the narrow streets up to the square. As you walk up the promenade, there are countless cosy tavernas and restaurants, offering a refreshing drink or a delicious meal with a view out to the crystal clear Aegean sea.

Activities around Analipsis

Although the resort is less lively than its neighbours, there are still plenty of things to do to keep everyone happy such as a visit to the Aquaplus or Star Beach waterparks. With their various slides, chutes, tunnels and pools, they are fun for the whole family! If you are on holiday in Analipsis with a special someone, you can treat them to a romantic moonlight cruise around the reefs of Hersónisos, on boats that have glass bottoms for breathtaking underwater views! The harbour of Hersónisos is only 5 minutes away, and offers an active nightlife where you can dance until dawn in one of the many bars and clubs! All in all, the town of Analipsis offers a slow and peaceful stay making for an unforgettable break in Greece. If you are planning your next getaway in the sun, look no further than holidays to Analipsis. With cheap flights and a fantastic range of accommodation you could soon be relaxing in the sun on a cheap holiday to Analipsis.