See & Do

Koum Kapi Bay

This area is where the young, the cool and everyone else eat, drink iced coffee, and play backgammon all day and all night.

Chania, Crete, Greece

See & Do

Agreco Farm

Agreco Farm re-creates a traditional 17th-century Cretan farm and mini-village.

Adelianos Kampos, Adele Village, GR 74 100 Rethymno, Crete, Greece

See & Do

Heraklion Archaeological Museum/Palace of Knossos

This museum houses the most important finds from the ancient Minoans, and the palace is one of Greece's most visited sites.

Sleep

Halepa Hotel

The Halepa Hotel is just a short walk from the bay. It's a charming, family-owned business housed in what used to be the British Embassy.

Elef. Venizelou St. 164, 73133 Chania, Crete, Greece

Sleep

Lato Hotel

The Lato Hotel is one of the highest-rated hotels in Heraklion, because it has a more modern, updated feel than other hotels in the city.

15 Epimenidou St., Heraklion, Crete, 712 02 Greece

Eat

Tamam Restaurant

The menu here includes locally grown greens, fried croquettes, tomatoes, peanuts, fava beans, zucchini and a Greek bread salad made with crispy bread, fresh tomatoes and Anthotyro cheese.