Places near Beach - makrygialos
Makri Gialos Beach is 35 km far from Sitia and 29 from Ierapetra. The name Makri Gialos means "long beach", which indeed it is the long sandy beach with crystal clear, shallow waters, is perfect for children and non-swimmers, and further out for more experienced swimmers. At the eastern side and very close to Makrigialos main beach you can walk to the beautiful Mikri Poli beaches.
The beach is lined with a good variety of tavernas to suit all tastes, the fishing port being the most picturesque part of the village.
From the port, there is a boat which leaves each morning for the beautiful island of Koufonisi, returning late afternoon. Makri Gialos has a very good suply of shops, tavernas and watersport facilities and attracts visitors of all ages. From Makri Gialos you can visit also Monastery of Kapsa and the impressive gorges of Pervolakia, Orino and Pefki.
The excavations brought to light a minoan villa. In the same region a villa from the Roman period has been excavated.
Shallow beach with golden sand and blue waters, sheltered and organized, is an ideal family destination
Descending the pine forest of Peykoselioy found in Makrigialos, one of the most popular summer resorts in Crete. Makris Gialos, gets its name from the large sandy beaches, which each year enjoy thousands of locals and foreign visitors.
The later history of the record as a small fishing village with few inhabitants which served as a hub for agricultural products and animals, but the perfect natural landscape was to decisively change the identity of the area. The current population is 760 inhabitants.
The large tourist investments began the 1980s highlighted the quality of Makrigialos and converted it into an ideal summer destination. The golden sand, shallow and awarded with Blue Flag beaches waters of Makrigialos, full and multidimensional coverage of services offered, people have identified the site as appropriate family destination and not only.
H nodal position between Ierapetra and sitia recommends the Makrigialos ideal for alternative tourism activities in Eastern Crete, while the mild climate attracts mainly northern Europeans citizens to buy land and houses. The small and picturesque Harbor fueling the taverns with fresh fish while in the summer months there are daily excursions to gaidouronisi and koufonisi
The value of the area of Makris Gialos seems appreciated since ancient times, and the ruins of the Minoan Villa, (miniature of the Palace of Knossos) dating back to 1500 b.c. is the best witness.
In the area is also the great age of easily Villa which dates back to between the 1st BC and the 3rd century AD and in which it is believed that it remained a Roman centurion, who supervised crops marine snails for the production of valuable then purple.
Diaskari Beach: The isolated and quiet beach of Diaskari is located just a five-minute drive away or 15 hot minutes walking from the main beach and village of Makrigialos in East Crete on the way to Kapsa - Goudouras.
The rewards on reaching Diaskari are a crowd-free slice of seaside heaven. It hosts a small taverna and fantastic beach cabanas, complete with sunloungers and hammocks that tempt you to stay a while longer in their relaxing sway.
Stelin Tours is an experienced, reliable and well-organised travel agency located in Makry-Gialos, Lassithi, Crete, which provides excellent travel services that will make your vacation on the island of Crete a unique experience. We offer a wide variety of all-inclusive travel services in the Makry-Gialos area, such as hotel accommodation, studios, apartments, rooms and villas for rent.
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Miramare Studios - apartments Makrigialos >> sea view apartments in southeast Crete >> Family accommodation in Makrys Gialos CreteMiramare is consisted of eight stylish studios, which are located only a few steps away from the beach, in a very quiet place on the edge of a settlement. The settlement is the picturesque haven of Makris Gialos. In this village, you can find numerous taverns and restaurants, as well as shops, doctors, pharmacy and car rental offices.
These beautiful apartments are set at the edge of a strip of land right into the sea of Makrys Yialos.
Because of their exceptional position they offer superb views towards the Lybian Sea and the surrounding mountain scenery.
Villa Feggari apartments Makrigialos >> sea view apartments in southeast Crete >> Family accommodation in Makrys Gialos CreteVilla Fengari is located in Makrigialos or Makrys Gialos East Crete, in Lassithi Prefecture, on the south-eastern coast of Crete, at 150m from the sea. Makrigialos is a quiet tourist seaside resort, on the south-eastern coast of Crete.
Olympia apartments Makrigialos >> sea view apartments in southeast Crete >> Beachfront accommodation in Makrys Gialos CreteOlympia apts is a beautiful, recently rebuilt in the heart of Makri Gialos Bay, lying right in front of a sandy, Blue Flag awarded beach, with the ambition of winning your hearts because we have put our love and effort in order to satisfy your elegant pure choice.