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Kokkini Hani – General information

Kokkini Hani is located 14 km east of Heraklion. A drive by the old national road by the coastline offers some spectacular views of the sea and the impressive sight of Kokkini Hani. You can rent a car at our rental agency Royal Rentals at the airport but if you arecoming in a high season we advice to book a car rental online here at our page.

Coming from Heraklion airport, the first thing you see is the huge 400 meters long main beach of Kokkini-Hani. It is a very commercial organized area that gets crowded especially on weekends. The best beach in Kokkini Hani though is the long, sandy beach in front of Arina sand beach hotel.

Car rental in Kokkini Hani

Today there are numerous hotels in Kokkini Hani, ranging from large luxury accommodations to smaller, more economical hotels and tourist apartments.

You can find everything you need for your holiday, such as supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacy, sweet shops, all types of shops, coffee shops, ATMs.

There are many bars and cafes, a few of them remain open till late but the night life is minimal, compared the nearby Hersonissos or Malia.

If you want to go by rental car, there are different routes you can take. Our agency has a very active delivery service in this area and you can contact with us to arrange your car hire directly at your hotel in Kokkini Hani.

Rent a car by Royal Rentals and visit Gournes, Gouves, Agios Nikolaos, and Elounda.

For fun for all the family, visit the Crete Aquarium at Gournes or the Anopolis Waterpark.

Drive up to the lovely tiny Anopolis village and the nearby monastery of St. John Theologian.

Another stop is at the archaeological site of Niros, located on the right side of the main road.

Kokkini Hani is close to Heraklion to visit the Palace of Knossos, the Heraklion Archaeological Museum and the beautiful village of Archanes, which has won an EU award for best-restored traditional village with vineyards and three wineries open to the public.

Plan your car rental in advance and benefit from our special offers. Our cars are available under request and can be delivered and returned to any airport, hotel or port of Crete.

Find more information at our page Locations.