Analipsis, Crete, Greece
Lying 24 kilometres from Heraklion, is the beautiful village of Analipsis. Differing from neighbouring seaside resorts, holidays to Analipsis are completely unique in the fact that tourist development is still fairly recent, providing the perfect balance between tradition and tourism.
A slice of history
Upon first glance on entering Analipsis, you may feel that you are in a historic Cretan village due to the traditional Greek houses and pretty gardens accompanied by fields and olive groves. Yet, as you approach the village centre and beach you’ll soon discover all that Analipsis has to offer its visitors. Today, the beauty of the village is that although you can still see locals discussing the village gossip in the main square, there are now also thousands of tourists indulging in the island’s delights all summer long. See here for more on holidays to Crete
With several beaches varying in size, the village is the ideal setting for all needs- whether you choose meet new people and enjoy the largest busier beach or you’d simply prefer the smaller coves towards the west, perfect for peaceful walks and scenic tranquillity.
Analipsis also has every facility to ensure you enjoy your holiday to the fullest, find supermarkets, car hire, places to book sightseeing trips, jewellery and boutique shops and many, many more activities on offer. Discover the infamous Dictaean Cave, where Greek god Zeus was born according to legend.
Holidays to Analipsis ensure tourists have the perfect location to make the most out of the village itself and the multitudes of surrounding things to do and see! Experience an unforgettable day only 15 minutes away, in the nearby small town of Malia where you can scuba dive into the remarkable Greek sea. Conveniently, the centre caters for everybody according to age and ability so whether you’re a complete beginner or an accomplished diver, you too can have a once in a lifetime experience under the sea.
Above sea level have a go at horse-riding around the island at the local stables followed by a delicious meal at their local kitchen, have fun at the local Aqua Plus Water Park with its exotic Garden of Eden or for those who love adventuring, hire a Jeep Safari at the local centre and have your very own discovery tour of the island!
By night, the beautiful Mediterranean town of Hersonios, just 5 minutes away, comes to life with a range of nightclubs, bars, pubs and discos to see you into the early morning hours.
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If simply enjoying life, trying new things and exploring new places sounds like your idea of heaven, then book a holiday to Analipsis now! Book all your holidays to Greece with lastminute.com today!