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Xerokampos - South Crete

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Crete South Coast - A twisty road heads towards to Xerokampos, a hidden beach with some taverns in the South East of Crete. The 3 beaches of Xerokampos are covered with white sand. The small salt lake of Xerokampos forming a lagoon, an ideal refuge for birds, Flamingos! In the summer time you´ll see a dry lake, but when you visit xerokampos in the winter time or spring time you will see it is flooded with water. From the North coastal town Sitia to Xerokampos you have to drive 1 hour (44km): The nearest village is Zakros, 11 Km 20 minutes drive. From Airport Heraklion to Xerokampos 3 hours drive 167 km. To the south coast town Ierapetra 1 hour 40 minutes drive. Due to the long distances from the towns of Lassithi, Xerokambos is one of the most remote areas of the island. Petrol station, Pharmacy or butcher can be found at the Coastal Village Zakros 20 minutes drive, for withdrawing cash (ATM) you have to drive up to the mountain Village Ziros 44 Km, 30 minutes drive.

Xerokambos is a quiet remote hamlet far away from all. We know the beaches of xerokambos before the paved road was built. It was a little adventure to get to Xerokambos. Nowadays Xerokambos can be reached on a well made road, which passes a mountain chain of about 600 metres. Of course Xerokambos is a perfect location to have a pure bathing holiday and a perfect place for snorkeling, diving and fishing.

A huge Island with a big personality, Crete has bucket-loads of experiences to offer when it comes to holidays – so how will you know where to start? We’ve lined up an array of itineraries for Crete to help you get planning your ideal trip.
The infrastructure and the nature of the landscape in the South of Crete make it difficult to explore the most important places / landscapes in one go. Therefore we recommend our self drive tour "Southern Crete" . The experience of our self drive tour "Southern Crete" is for the discerning visitor who wishes to learn more about Crete's history and culture through personal contact with the owners. It is a package with 3 charming hotels including car hire. Lean back and be relaxed, because now you´ll see the best idea for your holidays to explore the South of Crete made by the Crete-travel-experts Kreta.com:
Recommendation: this optimal self drive tour "Southern Crete"consists of 3 Hotel-Locations within two weeks, it's excellent value for money, price per person(occupancy 2 guests) from 736 €, daily arrival possible. Our Self-Drive holidays include hotel accommodation and car hire (including taxes and car insurance) for the full duration. With your travel documents (Vouchers) you will also receive a comprehensive map and day-to-day itinerary.
We have carefully selected unique family run hotels, that have an extra touch of ambience and character. Click here: The South coast has been waiting for you.

If you want the best Crete self-drive itineraries handcrafted by the experts for Crete then look no further. Please don´t hesitate to contact us for an tailor-made offer and personalized itineraries, when you don´t want to use the booking system. Get in touch with us: info@kreta.com

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Crete South Coast - A twisty road heads towards to Xerokampos, a hidden beach with some taverns in the South East of Crete. The 3 beaches of Xerokampos are covered with white sand. The small salt lake of Xerokampos forming a lagoon, an ideal refuge for birds, Flamingos! In the summer time you´ll see a dry lake, but when you visit xerokampos in the winter time or spring time you will see it is flooded with water. From the North coastal town Sitia to Xerokampos you have to drive 1 hour (44km): The nearest village is Zakros, 11 Km 20 minutes drive. From Airport Heraklion to Xerokampos 3 hours drive 167 km. To the south coast town Ierapetra 1 hour 40 minutes drive. Due to the long distances from the towns of Lassithi, Xerokambos is one of the most remote areas of the island. Petrol station, Pharmacy or butcher can be found at the Coastal Village Zakros 20 minutes drive, for withdrawing cash (ATM) you have to drive up to the mountain Village Ziros 44 Km, 30 minutes drive.

Xerokambos is a quiet remote hamlet far away from all. We know the beaches of xerokambos before the paved road was built. It was a little adventure to get to Xerokambos. Nowadays Xerokambos can be reached on a well made road, which passes a mountain chain of about 600 metres. Of course Xerokambos is a perfect location to have a pure bathing holiday and a perfect place for snorkeling, diving and fishing.

A huge Island with a big personality, Crete has bucket-loads of experiences to offer when it comes to holidays – so how will you know where to start? We’ve lined up an array of itineraries for Crete to help you get planning your ideal trip.
The infrastructure and the nature of the landscape in the South of Crete make it difficult to explore the most important places / landscapes in one go. Therefore we recommend our self drive tour "Southern Crete" . The experience of our self drive tour "Southern Crete" is for the discerning visitor who wishes to learn more about Crete's history and culture through personal contact with the owners. It is a package with 3 charming hotels including car hire. Lean back and be relaxed, because now you´ll see the best idea for your holidays to explore the South of Crete made by the Crete-travel-experts Kreta.com:
Recommendation: this optimal self drive tour "Southern Crete"consists of 3 Hotel-Locations within two weeks, it's excellent value for money, price per person(occupancy 2 guests) from 736 €, daily arrival possible. Our Self-Drive holidays include hotel accommodation and car hire (including taxes and car insurance) for the full duration. With your travel documents (Vouchers) you will also receive a comprehensive map and day-to-day itinerary.
We have carefully selected unique family run hotels, that have an extra touch of ambience and character. Click here: The South coast has been waiting for you.

If you want the best Crete self-drive itineraries handcrafted by the experts for Crete then look no further. Please don´t hesitate to contact us for an tailor-made offer and personalized itineraries, when you don´t want to use the booking system. Get in touch with us: info@kreta.com
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