Sarantaris beach is located 26 km east of Heraklion. It belongs to the famous consecutive bays called “Limanakia” at the area of Chersonissos Port village. These bays start from Akrotiri (cape) Sarantaris and continue east to the Chersonissos Port village.
The bays have got white sand, pebbles and turquoise waters. The main beach of Sarantaris is suitable for children as it has shallow waters and sand. The beach is protected from the wind because of Sarantaris cape and is well organized with umbrellas and sunbeds that are provided by the Municipality of Chersonissos (Municipal Beach). There are also lots of restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area.
Sarantaris beach is couples and families friendly and has shower facilities.
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