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Holidays to Anissaras

from £106 per person

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1 Room
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Anissaras is a beautiful, hilly cape located next to the big, buzzing resort of Hersonissos. It is dotted with lots of hotels, including lots of luxurious, all-inclusive options, which provide peace, seclusion and relaxation just a few minutes’ drive from the bars and clubs of Hersonissos. It’s a great choice if you want to enjoy a peaceful holiday in the sun, with access to great shopping and nightlife right on the doorstep. This stunning, craggy coastline is dotted with tiny beaches and coves, most with good facilities such as parasols and sun loungers for rent despite their diminutive size. There are lots of wonderful excursions nearby, from the perfectly preserved villages of the Lassithi Plateau to the spectacular archaeological site of Knossos and the vibrant, modern capital of Heraklion.



Why book Anissaras holidays

Family-friendly attractions

There are fantastic beaches that the kids will love and an aquarium in nearby Heraklion

Discover the best beaches

Spend your days at the Blue Flag awarded Anissaras Beach, perfect for well-deserved rest

Perfect for watersports

Try out scuba diving and explore the St George's Cave site 

Rest & relaxation

A fairly quiet resort, Anissaras is ideal for anyone hoping to escape the hustle and bustle

Must-visit historical sites

Check out the Palace of Knossos from the Bronze Age... the good news? It's only half an hour away from Anissaras

Popular with couples

Couples love getting some peace and quiet in Anissaras

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The beautiful hills of Anissaras spread north of the large and lively resort of Hersonissos. There are several hotels, mostly luxurious, all-inclusive options, spread across the hills, and the area is ideal if you want to enjoy plenty of peace and quiet yet enjoy all the nightlife and amenities of a big resort. This rugged stretch of coast is dramatically beautiful, and you’ll find lots of beaches and little coves. Anissaras makes a great base for exploring the region, whether you want to visit the tiny little hamlets of the Lassithi Plateau, where time seems to have stood still, or go sightseeing in the vibrant modern capital of Heraklion.



Anissaras is a rugged cape, which is pocked with lots of charming little coves and beaches. Many of the hotels enjoy blissful waterfront settings, and boast their own private beaches. One of the loveliest beaches is Sarandaris Cape beach, which is accessed via a steep staircase down the cliff, and has lots of facilities, including sun loungers and parasols for rent. Beyond it is a naturist beach, one of few to be found on the north coast of Crete. The best beach for families is Sarandaris, which has golden sand, shallow waters, sun beds for rent and a small beach bar. Giofyri is one of the most popular beaches with locals, thanks to its white sands and good facilities.

Most popular Anissaras hotels

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa
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Serita Beach
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Aldemar Knossos Royal Family Resort
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Ocean Heights View Hotel - All Inclusive
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Annabelle Beach Resort
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Kreta Natur
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Bella Beach
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Aldemar Royal Mare
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Anissaras weather

Anissaras weather
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Where in Crete is Anissaras?

Anissaras is located on the north shore of Crete, near Gouves and Stalida.

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Prices last checked at 12:45 21 January 2021