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Holidays to Analipsi

from £135 per person

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Authentic Analipsi holidays 2021

Analipsi sits pretty on the north coast of Crete, about 13 miles east of the vibrant island capital of Heraklion and a short drive from vibrant Hersonissos. A quiet, family-friendly resort, it has oodles of authentic Greek charm and beautiful sandy beaches which offer a wide range of water sports. It has a charming main square, ideal for sitting out with a drink and watching the world go by, and a rambling maze of narrow streets dotted with atmospheric taverns and bars. There are some wonderful excursions nearby, such as to the Lassithi Plateau, scattered with beautiful villages and traditional windmills. You’ll also find the Dikteon Cave, legendary birthplace of Zeus. If you want some lively nightlife and great shopping, head to Hersonissos or the vibrant capital of Heraklion.

Why book Analipsi holidays

Rest & relaxation

The traditional village of Analipsi is surrounded by lush fields and stunning gardens

Discover the best beaches

Spend the day on Analipsi's sand and pebble beaches complemented by lovely, sunny weather

Sample the local food

Taste the very best of Cretan cuisine from the resort's top local restaurants

Explore the city

Head into the capital of Heraklion and check out the sights, including Venetian fortress ruins from the 15th century

Perfect for watersports

Spice up your day at the beach with thrilling watersports on Lyttos Beach

Hit the nightlife & bar scene

Enjoy the low-key nightlife with a couple of drinks at a local, seafront taverna 

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Analipsi is a charming little resort with gorgeous beaches on the north coast of Crete, just 13 miles east of Heraklion and close to Hersonissos, the island’s biggest resort. Delightfully old-fashioned, Analipsi’s narrow streets and lively main square are scattered with a great choice of shops, cafés and taverns. The main beach is long and sandy, overlooked by a miniature white chapel, and there’s a picturesque harbour and some delightful little coves. It’s only a 30-minute drive to the beautiful Lassithi Plateau, high in the hills, where you’ll find timeless villages, windmills and the Dikteon Cave, which legend says is the birthplace of Zeus. If you’re more in the mood for sightseeing or some shopping, head to the vibrant city of Heraklion.



The main beach of Analipsi is a lovely long expanse of golden sand, with plenty of amenities, including sun loungers and parasols for rent plus a choice of water sports. You could rent out a sea kayak, or have a go at wind-surfing or parasailing, or perhaps head out on an excursion to one of the diving sites along this stretch of coast. The main beach is divided from the town’s second beach by a small pier, topped with a picturesque white chapel. This beach is smaller and narrower and stretches along to the little harbour. It doesn’t have as many amenities and is usually a little less busy in the height of summer.

Most popular Analipsi hotels

Stella Island Luxury Resort and Spa (Adults Only)
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Stella Palace Resort
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Stella Village
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Lyttos Beach
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Elysium Boutique Hotel
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Nana Angela Apartments
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Europa Beach
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Galazio Apartments
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Analipsi weather

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How far is Analipsi from Hersonissos?

Hersonissos is close to Analipsi, in fact, it’s only around a 10-minute drive to get from one to the other.

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