If you enjoy the peacefulness of the Mediterranean, then Sisi is the right place for you. Only 45klm from Heraklion, this picturesque coastal village is popular for the fresh fish served to its many taverns, its hotels, the warm waters of its beaches, its natural port that allows visitors to many romantic night strolls.
For those enjoying a little bit of adventure, there are always walking and bike trails to follow that will lead to beautiful landscapes. Through your walks, you will be sure to have a good taste of the Cretan traditional way of living.
If it is the sea you are after, then head to the sandy beach Boufos and the romantic beach in Avlaki. Also you should visit the traditional villages Epano Sisi and Vrahasi or head to Hersonissos and Malia for a little bit more after-hours adventure.