Makrigialos village is located in Lassithi Prefecture, on the south-eastern coast of Crete.
The name of the village derives from the long and beautiful sandy beach over the Libyan Sea.
Tourism and agriculture are the main activities of the locals.
Makrigialos has many large and crystal-clear sandy beaches and offers the opportunity for unique holidays to those who seek quality.
Makrigialos is a unique destination for those who seek quiet and relaxing vacations, with all the facilities offered in larger tourist resorts.
The main beaches of Makrigialos are:
- Ammoudi (blue flag)
- Lagoufa (blue flag)
All the beaches of Makrigialos have taverns and café-bars, while some of them also have water sports facilities.
The main Makrigialos Beach, close to Villa Feggari
Visit our traditional villages in Makrigialos region
Makrigialos Landscape, southeast Crete
Archaeological Sites in Makrigialos
Hiking by Villa Feggari
Enjoy the hiking possibilities by Villa Feggari and Makrigialos region
Pefki Gorge, 2km far from Villa Feggari
Old chapel inside the famous Butterfly gorge
Orino or Butterfly Gorge by Koutsouras village, 4km far from Makrigialos
Afendis Christos mountain, just a few km north from Makrigialos
Ammoudi beach, 5km east from Makrigialos
Makrigialos beach and village
Makrigialos main beach
Peristeras beach, a hidden beach close to Ierapetra
Cretan Flora in winter
Kapsa Gorge, 10km east of Makrigialos
View from Kapsa Monastery to Goudouras village
Kapsa Monastery, on the way to Goudouras\village
Cretan mountains in Ierapetra region
The traditional village of Agios Stafanos, 5km north from Makrigialos
View to Makrigialos from Lagada beach and the Afendis mountains at the background
Life in Crete
Traditional village in Crete