If you're looking for a beach destination in Crete, consider visiting and staying in Kokkini Hani. Located just 14 kilometers east of Heraklion, you can easily reach Kokkini Hani by taking the old national highway along the coastline from the airport. You'll be treated to stunning views of the sea and rugged shore before winding your way up to the town. Kokkini Hani has become a popular holiday spot due to its beautiful beach and variety of restaurants and tavernas. Many offer seaside dining with menus featuring local traditional cuisine, freshly caught seafood, English fare, Italian specialties, authentic Italian pizza, and more. Plus, with its close proximity to Heraklion and the international airport just 10 minutes away, Kokkini Hani has seen rapid development in recent years. Whether you're looking for a large, luxurious hotel or a more economical option like a tourist apartment or rental room, you'll find plenty of accommodations to choose from in Kokkini Hani.