Sarantaris Beach - Hersonissos

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The beach

Sarantari beach belongs to the well-known “harbors” of Hersonissos. Beach took its name from the chapel of Saint George of Sarandaris, located in the homonymous cape at the west side of the beach.

The coastal zone of Sarandari is quite small, but of particular natural beauty, because of the rock that extends along it and creates natural shade. The beach has fine sand in and out of the sea, while the bottom has a smooth slope. The water is shallow and usually calm, making the beach ideal for families.

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Municipality of Hersonissos

The Municipality of Hersonissos is located on the northern coast of the prefecture of Heraklion and few kilometers from the city of Heraklion. From 2010 and when the Kallikratis program was implemented, the New Municipality of Hersonissos now includes the municipalities / former municipalities of Gouves, Episkopi and Malia. The area of ​​the new Municipality is 271 with a population of 26.000 inhabitants according to the 2011 census.

In the coastal areas of Hersonissos, Gouves and ​​Malia is developed the main tourist activity of the municipality. The new municipality is one of the most popular and developed tourist destinations of Crete and also of the country. It is known for its high quality hotel facilities, conference facilities and natural beauty in its coastline. The beautiful beaches, nightlife and mass tourism, however, are not the only face of the coin. The other side of Hersonissos, the less known, is the rich and untouched hinterland, scattered with historical monuments and landscapes of breathtaking natural beauty.

Characteristics of the beach

Sarandari beach belongs to the well-known “harbors” of Hersonissos. Beach took its name from the chapel of Saint George of Sarandaris, located in the homonymous cape at the west side of the beach.

The coastal zone of Sarandari is quite small, but of particular natural beauty, because of the rock that extends along it and creates natural shade. The beach has fine sand in and out of the sea, while the bottom has a smooth slope. The water is shallow and usually calm, making the beach ideal for families.

In Sarandaris there is a small, distinct path that starts from the main road. The beach is organized and has plenty of umbrellas and sun loungers. The area around the beach is considered as tourist resort, so within a short radius you will find many taverns, restaurants, cafes, beach bars and a variety of accommodation options.

The distance of the beach:

From the Port of Hersonissos 3km and an estimated journey time of about 11 minutes.

From International Airport Nikos Kazantzakis of Heraklion is about 23.7Km and an estimated journey time of about 25 minutes.

From the Port of Heraklion and the bus station of Heraklion-Lassithi 28.6Km and an estimated journey time of about 31 minutes.

From the Historical Centre of Heraklion (Lions Square) 28.6Km and an estimated journey time of about 39 minutes.

Beach Regulation

General matters:

The management of the beach has the company named “MANAGEMENT OF COASTS OF MALIA BY MUNICIPAL SA” and distinctive title DAMAL SA She is solely responsible for the rental of umbrellas and deck chairs.

The beach equipment (umbrellas, chairs, tables, information signs, changing rooms, beach walkways, toilet Disabled Disabled wheelchair entry into the water, waste bins, ashtrays, etc.) is the property of D.A.MAL. SA.

The operating hours of the beach are daily from 10:00 to 18:00. In these hours the users of umbrellas and sunbeds are obliged to pay their rental fee.

It is forbidden to transfer proof of provision of services for the rental of umbrellas and deck chairs to third parties.

To help us increase the quality of the services provided please complete the relevant questionnaire which you can find at the reception or in our website www.costanostrum.org or by downloading the relevant application Costa Nostrum.

Only the guests – owners of valuable objects that may be lost, are responsible for the loss.

Hygiene and Safety, Environmental Protection and Cleanliness of the Beach:

Swim parallel to the coastline and if possible never alone.

The consumption of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.

It is prohibited to throw cigarettes into the sea or on the beach.

It is prohibited to throw glass objects or packaging on the beach or into the sea.

It is prohibited to throw any object on the beach or into the sea.

It is prohibited to light a fire.

It is forbidden to drill holes in the sand with a depth of more than 25 cm. After the end of the game, the sand will return to its original state.

It is forbidden to camp on the beach.

It is forbidden to drive all the wheeled vehicles on the beach.

It is prohibited to use shampoo at the showers.

It is prohibited the use of musical devices that produce high noise.

All your rubbish should be placed with your own responsibility into the special waste containers.

It is prohibited to destroy any kind of vegetation.

It is prohibited to take sand.

Emergency cases:

In case of a person disappearance, you should immediately contact the beach manager.

In case of a beach closure, please follow the instructions of the manager.

In case of an accident, you should immediately inform the beach manager.

If a customer falls sick due to any possible cause, they are to immediately notify the beach manager, in order for all necessary measures to be taken.

 

 

Results of the Quality of the Sea Waters Evaluation

This paragraph includes all the measurements done by the administrator of the beach.

With the responsibility of the administrator measurements are done 5-6 times throughout the tourist season.

The quality of the sea waters also has to be measured in case of complaints about polluted water or after an accident at the beach or near the beach.

The measurements will be done by an independent certification authority.