Lygaria

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Lygaria 21 km west of Heraklion and just 1 km east of Agia Pelagia. This is a beautiful enclosed bay that is relatively protected from the winds. It has both sand and pebbles and a quite interesting seabed you can explore with a mask.

The beach is organized in places with sun beds and umbrellas, and is literally but a step away the tavernas and cafes where you can find what you need. There is a diving school.

To get here take the exit off the national highway at the point where you see the relevant sign.

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Additional Info

  • location Lygaria, Malevizi, Heraklio
  • free camping No
  • nudism No
  • beach type Sandy, Thin Pebble, Pebble
  • accommodation Yes - some choices
  • dinning Yes - plenty of choices
  • other facilities

    Umbrellas, Sun beds in some parts of the beach.

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Access Info

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23 km from Heraklion, via the National Road of Heraklion - Rethymno (BOAK). After about 20 km from Heraklion, turn right and take the exit off the national highway at the point where you see the relevant sign for Lygaria.

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