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Relax in Ierapetra

Holidays to Ierapetra will take you to the most southerly town on the stunning Greek Island of Crete. Because of its location it is blessed with a year round great climate and boasts several blue flag beaches. A working town Ierapetra is one of the largest in Crete, not totally dependent on tourism it enjoys a buzzing scene unlike some sleepy summer resorts on the island. Combining a blend of historic and modern districts much of its original charm and character is still evident in its delightful Old Town. A popular choice with couples Ierapetra also attracts those seeking a mix of town and beach on a sun holiday destinations. Check out some amazing offers at loveholidays.ie to get yourself a great deal on your holiday in Ierapetra.

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Top hotels in Ierapetra

Astron Hotel
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Astron Hotel
Astron Hotel

Ierapetra, Crete

from €445pp
Eden Rock Hotel
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Eden Rock Hotel
Eden Rock Hotel

Ierapetra, Crete

from €410pp
Creta Suites
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Creta Suites
Creta Suites

Ierapetra, Crete

from €411pp
Esperides Hotel
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Esperides Hotel
Esperides Hotel

Ierapetra, Crete

from €406pp
Blue Sky Hotel - Ierapetra
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Blue Sky Hotel - Ierapetra

Ierapetra, Crete

from €465pp
Avra Palm
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Avra Palm
Avra Palm

Ierapetra, Crete

from €450pp
El Greco
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El Greco
El Greco

Ierapetra, Crete

from €532pp
CHC Aroma Creta
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CHC Aroma Creta
CHC Aroma Creta

Ierapetra, Crete

from €506pp

At a glance

  • Currency: Euro
  • Language: Greek
  • Time Zone: GMT +2
  • Average flight time: 4h 25m

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Ierapetra Attractions

The most southerly town in Europe is famous for its natural beauty, fine beaches and relaxed, authentic atmosphere. If you're lucky enough to be heading here for a holiday, check out our guide to the top Ierapetra things to do.

Ierapetra Beach Holidays

Beach lovers and sun worshippers will be spoilt for choice with long stretches of sand for sunbathing to top up that tan. Choose from the blue flag beaches of Makris Ghialos and Myrtos to unwind under cloudless blue skies and cool off in the sparkling clear waters. Hit the waves and enjoy a variety of thrilling water sports or discover an exciting world beneath the waves on a snorkelling or scuba diving adventure. Head along the coastline to discover numerous other bays and find yourself an idyllic secluded spot for perfect peaceful relaxation.

Explore Ierapetra

Holidays in Ierapetra must include leisurely strolls around the Old Town. Explore the medieval narrow winding lanes to uncover its ancient architecture and intriguing monuments. Visit the imposing Venetian Castle and see the elaborate mosque. Gain an insight into the town’s fascinating and colourful past at the Archaeological Museum. Ierapetra is a great base for exploring some of Crete's most famous attractions. Why not head to the harbour and catch a boat trip to explore further afield.

The scenic surrounding countryside is ideal for exploring the mountainous trekking paths, cycling routes or horse riding trails. The lively resort of Aghios Nikolaos and the fashionable resort of Elounda are within easy reach. Shoppers will love to browse the street markets to pick up those holiday bargains. For night time entertainment holidaymakers can choose from hip cocktail bars, glamorous retro cafes, twinkling harbour front bars, tavernas and restaurants. Flashy nightclubs and fast tempo discos set the scene for partying the night away.

At loveholidays.ie we don’t offer standard Ierapetra package holidays. Instead we offer the flexibility of a tailor made holiday guaranteed to suit your needs, tastes and budget. Book your cheap holiday to Ierapetra online anytime at loveholidays.ie.