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sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

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sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

Have booked a hol here for August for 1 week with my boyfriend. We are early twenties. Has anyone been before? Is their bars and restaurants near? I hear hersonnisis is the lively place to go at night. Where are the best beaches-golden sands/clear water? Any comments appreciated?


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1. Re: sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

Never been in sunrise but the comments are good, in Koutolofari and piskopiano a lot of taverna,s, . In koutolofari, meze and the fisherman, in Piskopiano, kostas by the church are one of the best, but all the other are nice too, for a drink go to Nostos bar, In Hersonnisos a lot of bars and disco,s, to the beach its about 2 km down , starbeach with music in daytime { partytime } the aerea is nice, not far to Lassithi, ag Nicoleas, the southcoast { beach for your self, 40 min drive } Knossos ect ect.

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2. Re: sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

thanks for the reply. Will make a note of those restauarants. What is star beach likeis it clear water and nice smooth sand? Is their any other closer beaches that are quiet and gorgeous-not as far as 40 min. We wont be hiring car but don't mid getting the bus?

How far is Malia from the sunrise?

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3. Re: sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

Hi there

If you walk down the hill from Koutouloufari to Hersonissos you can catch the bus along the main road. Malia is no more than 10 mins bus ride. Nestled inbetween Hersonissos & Malia is Stalis which has a lovely long sandy beach (with watersports) and some great bars & tavernas which line the beach. Stalis is only a 5 min bus ride and then a 3 min walk down to the beach.

In the other direction is Anissaras which has a lovely beach. 5 mins on the bus and then a few mins walk down to the beach.

Insofar as nightlife, Malia is the party club 18-30 resort of Crete so if you want it "in your face", then this is the place to go. Hersonissos is very lively also. Stalis is lively enough but without the OTT aspect of its neighbours and is more suitable for families & couples as it has a more relaxed atmosphere. Koutouloufari itself is much quieter with a lovely laid back greek ambience.

Some great restaurants & tavernas in Koutouloufari so you will be spoilt for choice. Stalis also has a wide choice of really good restaurants & tavernas to suit all tastes.

Hope this helps.

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4. Re: sunrise studios/apartments Koutouloufari/crete

fab-cant wai.


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