hersonissos crete
Sea, mountains, traditional villages, cosmopolitan life

sylvia hotel koutouloufari

koutouloufari hersonissos

Hersonissos is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Crete, there are plenty of sports and entertainment options in the area of Hersonissos including water parks, water sports, theme parks, 18-hole golf course, restaurants, bars, night clubs and cafes. A 10 minute uphill walk will take you in the centre of Koutouloufari, a charming traditional Cretan village where you can find authentic local tavernas, shops with local products or just visit for a stroll in its enchanting atmosphere.

The nearest beach is situated only a 10 minute downhill walk but you can also find a number of beaches at a short distance. Using the Hotel as a base, the inquisitive traveller can explore the whole island including the beautiful beaches nearby, mountains and traditional villages, ancient sites and museums. Easy access to the national road allows you to reach the east, west or south of the island and discover its natural beauty.

How to reach

Sylvia Hotel at Hersonissos is the ideal location for visitors who wish to have relaxing holidays in Crete, it is 26km from Heraklion Airport and 173km from Chania airport.


  • Heraklion 28.8 KM
  • Knossos 31.8 KM
  • Hersonissos (Limenas) 2.5 KM
  • Koutouloufari 1.0 KM
  • Piskopiano 1.7KM
  • Malia 7.1 KM
  • Malia Archaeological Site 10.01KM
  • Stalida 4.9 KM
  • Lassithi Plateau 36.3km