Makry Gialos is located 58km southeast of Agios Nikolaos and 23km east of Ierapetra. Until the 50’s it used to be a just a humble harbour with no roads! Nowadays it has become one of the largest tourist destinations in the region.
It’s a quiet, friendly and cozy place with a small sand beach where the waters are shallow and remain shallow for a while. Therefore it is ideal for families and for those interested in relaxing and enjoying the sun. In the area there are plenty of hotels, apartments and rooms for rent as well as many taverns and cafeterias where you enjoy the local cuisine.