Fodele beach is well known family place with a sandy beach 27km west of Heraklon. It is very close to Agia Pelagia and Bali. You will find there on the coast rooms and fish tavernas. It is protected by winds except some days in August when the meltemia winds are high. Fodele is also the birthplace of the famous painter El Greco where the house he was born in the village is now today a museum.