Klio Hotel is located only 8km outside Hersonissos, which offers lots of bars, restaurants, shops and a small harbor. Heraklion City is in 18 km distance with a lot of archeological sites (Knossos, Archeological Museum, etc.), restaurants, bars & cafes and shopping streets. Taxis can be ordered via reception at all times. Public bus stop is only 400m from the hotel.


Crete is the biggest island of Greece. You can discover the sandy beaches or the untouched nature, but also points of historical interest. Gouves is the perfect place for holidays. No matter if you want to relax or for active holidays and sightseeing.


Klio Hotel is only 18 km from Heraklion, the capital city of the island. The most important sights to see in Heraklion are: The Minoan palace of Knossos just outside the city, The old Venetian harbor with the Venetian fort Koules (open to the public) and the shipyards.
Here we can find the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, one of the most important in Greece and known throughout the world for its unique collection of Minoan artifacts, the largest collection in the world. Heraklion is also host to a number of other noteworthy museums, such as: the Historical Museum of Crete and the Cretan Museum of Natural History, which offers activities for children. Finally, the centre of Heraklion is popular for its wide variety of shops, restaurants and cafés.


Located just 8 km from Klio Hotel, the lively tourist destination of Hersonissos is known for its nightlife and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Here you will find a plethora of restaurants, cafés, bars, beach bars, etc. Moreover, in the area around Hersonissos you can find a series of organized sandy beaches with sparkling clean water.


A visit to the Cretaquarium is a must for the whole family. The Aquarium’s vast tanks present the underwater world of the Mediterranean Sea and host numerous creatures of the deep, from Medusa jellyfish and sharks to the Caretta sea turtles and guest-fish from foreign seas. The Cretaquarium is only 2 km from Klio Hotel. For more information: https://www.cretaquarium.gr/en

Knossos Archaeological Site

Knossos, the most important archaeological site in Crete, is only 20 km from Klio Hotel. It contains the largest and most splendid palace of the ancient Minoan civilization, the first real civilization to emerge and flourish on European soil. During your exploration of the site, you can admire the complex and beautiful architecture of the royal palace, see the throne room of King Minas, the vast central courtyard, the royal chambers, the double-horned monument, the symbol of the Minoan religion, etc. It also makes sense to combine your tour of Knossos with a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.

Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is a charming seaside town in the Lasithi region of Crete. It has a small harbor which connects to Lake Voulismeni, giving the town a wonderful atmosphere. In Agios Nikolaos you can find a variety of restaurants, cafés, bars and shops of all kinds. Boats leaving from the town’s harbor offer day-cruises in the Gulf of Mirabello and make stops at the famous island of Spinalonga.

Distances to various points of interest

Heraklion Airport: 17 km
Heraklion Harbour: 18 km
Heraklion: 19 km
Knossos: 21 km
Cretaquarium: 2 km
Dinosauria Park: 2 km
Hersonissos: 8 km
Malia: 16 km
Agios Nikolaos: 46 km
Crete Golf Club: 11 km
Acqua Plus Water Park: 11 km
Watercity Waterpark: 9 km