Ierapetra is in southeast Crete, 98 km from Heraklion Airport, in an extremely strategic position controlling the south coast of Crete and the Libyan Sea.
Favoured both by position and by nature, Ierapetra has always been an important centre of the island. It has grown into the largest town in south Crete and a major tourist destination.When you visit it you will find a lively, active town.
Ierapetra is ideal for holidays for families , as there are many large tourist units , while the city can offer everything. A holiday in Ierapetra is ideal for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the Libyan Sea and explore the southern coast of Crete , with beautiful villages , gorges and sandy beaches in Ierapetra or around it.