The town with the most intense nightlife in Crete, Heraklion offers many chances for a night out. The night entertainment consists of modern and traditional spots to choose from. There is an interesting variety of bars and clubs which are located in Heraklion Town, Malia, Hersonissos, Ammoudara, Agia Pelagia, Stalida and other places. Malia, Stalis, and Hersonissos are the busiest nightlife spots of Heraklion, particularly popular among British tourists.
In the other tourist places of Heraklion, you may find a few all-night clubs but mostly you will find bars that stay open till 2-3 o'clock in the morning. These bars play lounge or loud music. For a more peaceful night out, you can have dinner at the many taverns around the prefecture of Heraklion. These taverns have delicious local dishes, local wine, and traditional raki.