The beach of Agiofarago is located about 76 km south of the city of Heraklion,near Kaloi Limenes at the exit of the gorge of the same name.
Agiofarago is a small gorge south of Matala and west of Kalous Limenes . It is one of the most impressive beaches of Heraklion, right above which rise vertical rocks, which stand imposing. Agiofarago impresses with the crystal clear emerald waters, which are usually very calm, while the beach is covered by fine pebbles.
To the west, a beautiful is formed, under which you can swim.The beach owes its name to the fact that it was used by many hermits who practiced here due to the isolation it offers from the residential areas of Crete. According to legend, three hundred hermits lived here in complete isolation from each other. They met only once a year in a certain cave, which is near the beach and you can visit . Along the way you will find large caves inhabited by ascetics and the chapel of Agios Antonios.

This is also one of the earthly paradises that one encounters in Crete. Martsalo is a fairly secluded beach, ending in a small gorge, about two kilometers long, on the volume of Asterousia and between Kefali and Agiofarago.In an area where the Minoans had built a port facility, Martsalo can only charm, with the mystery it carries and its beauty, the visitor. A deserted beach, windless, without crowds, with turquoise waters and trees that offer their shade, but also large pebbles, is definitely an option that one does not easily forget.

Vathi is a stunning beach. Very close to the southernest spot of Crete, Cape Lithino, and very far from the urban centers, Vathi is an ideal destination for anyone looking for complete tranquility.The beach is formed at the end of a small gorge and between long rocks, which hide the open sea and close the field of view to those in the middle of the sea. This natural hiding place used to be a pirate stronghold. The well-protected beach is almost always calm.

Koudoumas is for those who seek beautiful nature, tranquility, free camping, hiking, swimming on beaches with crystal clear waters . the wall of the monastery functions like a windbreaker and on the beach you can continue the diving carefree.