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Limin Hersonissos Introduction

Limin Hersonissos is situated close to Hersonissos on the north coast of Crete. Lying in the west of Malia Bay, it is a bustling resort with a wide variety of accommodation from luxury hotels to budget apartments. There are enough shops, restaurants, bars and clubs to satisfy most holidaymakers. The sandy beach is lapped by clear blue seas offering safe bathing and many kinds of water sports. A Limin Hersonissos holiday attracts thousands of British visitors every year and many of those are making return visits.

Why Go To Limin Hersonissos

Limin Hersonissos has a short transfer time from Heraklion airport and is a modern, vibrant resort renowned for its nightlife. It is well developed as a tourist centre with wide-ranging facilities and a nightlife that attracts many young people. The sandy beaches, warm clear waters and guaranteed sunshine combine to draw thousands of British visitors to Limin Hersonissos every year.

A Limin Hersonissos holiday has widespread appeal. It is particularly popular with young singles drawn to the resort by its lively nightlife. Beautiful beaches with safe bathing attract families with small children and water sports with varying degrees of excitement appeal to adults of all ages.

When To Go To Limin Hersonissos

The most popular time to visit Limin Hersonissos is in the summer. The season extends from Easter to October when the temperature range is from twenty to thirty degrees.

Limin Hersonissos - The Place

Limin Hersonissos, on the north coast of Crete is a very cosmopolitan area. Its tourist infrastructure is well developed and it attracts a wide range of holidaymakers. The beaches are sandy and shelve gently in to the clear waters of the Mediterranean in Malia Bay. The translucency of the water provides excellent conditions for snorkelling and diving. There are also many opportunities for water sports from

jet skiing to banana boat rides.

The plethora of tavernas and restaurants provide day long refreshments as well as evening entertainment.

Those who enjoy holiday shopping will find there are enough shops to satisfy, from boutiques to jewellers and from craft shops to those selling the usual gifts and holiday mementoes.

Other leisure activities in the area include horse riding, go-karting and cycling. There is also a water park close by.

There are many interesting archaeological sites in the area that are worth exploring as well as the charming town of Rethymnon.

Limin Hersonissos Nightlife

Limin Hersonissos nightlife is varied providing something for everyone. There are lively bars, discos and clubs where those who wish, usually young singles, can drink and dance until the early hours of the morning. There are also very many romantic spots where you can enjoy dinner and wine under the stars. Many of the larger hotels provide their own entertainment.

Limin Hersonissos Shopping

There are enough shops and boutiques in Limin Hersonissos to satisfy most shoppers. Since many of the shops have air conditioning they offer respite from the heat. There are some excellent leather shops containing high quality goods at bargain prices. There are the usual numbers of gift and souvenir shops where you can purchase your holiday mementoes as well as some rather fancy jewellers. Among the local crafts are ceramics, leather goods and embroidered linens, all of which make very popular gifts.

Limin Hersonissos Eating

The number and scope of tavernas and restaurants in resort is so large that Limin Hersonissos eating surely accommodates even the most pernickety of palates. There is everything traditional Cretan food to international cuisine. There are also many fast food outlets.

Eating in Greece is something to be enjoyed in a leisurely fashion so don’t expect quick service. Instead sit back and enjoy the aromas of your meal being freshly cooked while sipping a glass of your favourite beverage. The local cuisine relies heavily on fish which is fresh from the morning catch and cooked simply. Moussaka is another firm favourite. The Greek ‘Mezedes’, the equivalent of the Spanish ‘Tapas’, makes an ideal lunch. Children are warmly welcomed in restaurants and their tastes and portion size are usually accommodated.