Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Lassithi Prefecture, Crete
Elounda is a very popular seaside resort on the northern coast of the Lassithi Prefecture, which boasts some of the loveliest beaches in Crete. It has retained much of its traditional features, which have not been ruined by the settlement’s excellent tourist infrastructure. Nightlife and dining venues can be found in abundance along the beachfront, while many historical sites are scattered in and around the village. Elounda is situated approximately 10 km from Agios Nikolaos, the capital and the main port of the prefecture. Lassithi Prefecture, Crete If you have selected Crete as you holiday destination, then you are guaranteed a unique and unforgettable vacation. Endless beaches, excellent archaeological and historical sites, picturesque villages, hospitable people and the most scrumptious cuisine in Greece, all combined in one magnificent place. The island is separated into 4 prefectures: Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion and Lassithi. The Prefecture of Lassithi is the easternmost of the four and boasts impressive beaches lined with palm trees and azure waters, great natural beauty and splendid monuments. It offers both popular tourist resorts, such as Elounda and Agios Nikolaos, as well as quiet traditional villages, satisfying all types of vacationer.
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