Heraklion Paleokastro beach

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General information

Paleokastro Heraklio: The beach of Paleokastro is placed 15 km north wets of Heraklion town, under the shadow of an old castle. Paleokastro is one of the finest beaches to the north coast of Crete, well-organized, with clean waters.

It has some accommodation facilities in the surrounding area, including some small hotels and seaside taverns. Paleokastro beach is good for snorkeling, which is very interesting due to its underwater rocks.

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Villa Octo


Combining privacy and panoramic sea views, Villa Octo is ideal for luxurious accommodation in Paleokastro. With the capacity to house up to 6 guests, the modern villa has an environmentally conscious design, a tasteful decoration and deluxe amenities, including a swimming pool and an indoor jacuzzi.




1 Review
  • Igor 25 Aug 2021
    As advertised
    Easy parking, unfortunately close to highway but pretty great - pair of umbrellas for 7 euros, rocky.

    The water gets deep rather quickly

    You can partially climb the cliff under the castle and jump from there (i did not because I like life, but some kids did it and it looked fun!)