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Kokkini Hani is a coastal town on the island of Crete, located km west of Iraklion, following the National Road Iraklion - Agios Nikolaos, built at the bay of the same name.

It is the seat of the municipality of Hersonissos. In addition to that, Kokkini Hani is famous for the archaeological site, and of course its gorgeous sandy beach, which attracts thousands of visitors every year.

Distances from Dimitra Hotel

  • Heraklion Airport (HER) : 10 Km
  • Heraklion Port : 11 Km
  • Heraklion : 13 Km
  • Agios Nikolaos : 50 Km
  • Rethymno : 90 Km
  • Chania airport : 155 Km
  • Knossos : 15 Km
  • Hersonissos : 13 Km
  • Malia : 23 Km
  • CretAquarium : 3 Km 
  • Watercity : 4 Km
  • Golf : 12 Km
  • Health Center : 0.5 Km
  • Beach : 50m


There is a wide range of tourist and other facilities provided in Kokkini Hani. Many luxurious hotels and apartments. Plenty of shops, taverns, restaurants and bars. Car and Bike rentals Sports, Water Sports, Organized Beaches, Tourist Agents, Banking Services, Accommodation etc..

This beach is fairly organized and provides all the amenities that a tourist might want and there are many smaller beaches in coves around the area, for those who prefer a more secluded place. Opposite to the beach there is a small islet.


In addition to the beauty of its landscape and the tourist facilities, Kokkini Hani is well known for its archaeological findings. 


The easiest way in order to come to Kokkini Hani is by the bus from the capital city of Crete, Heraklion. From the city of Heraklion (the bus station is located near the port) there is regular public transportation available for visiting