Koutouloufari Holidays

Cocooned within the exquisite locale of Crete, Greece, rests the charming village of Koutouloufari. This captivating hamlet holds a unique allure, offering tranquil Mediterranean landscapes combined with the richness of ancient Greek culture.

Koutouloufari is an idyllic holiday destination, brimming with rustic village charms, historical insights, an irresistible gastronomic scene, and a mesmerising coastline. If you're seeking a fulfilling Greek odyssey that strays from the beaten path, look no further than Koutouloufari.

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Things to See and Do

Koutouloufari, a sanctuary of scenic splendour and immersive culture, offers an array of holiday highlights that effortlessly intertwine the best of the Mediterranean with the uniqueness of Greece. Whether you desire an aquatic adventure, an archaeological exploration, or simply a quaint village stroll, Koutouloufari has got you covered.

Delve into Koutouloufari's heart

Experience authentic Cretan ambience wandering through Koutouloufari's alluring narrow streets. Admire the rustic houses and allow the panoramic views of Chersonissos and the Mediterranean Sea to mesmerise you.

Embark on a unique journey with Discovering Crete

Engage a professional guide from Discovering Crete for a personalised excursion that reveals the engaging culture, history, and beauty of Crete. Koutouloufari will serve as your perfect base for these daily adventures.

Explore the Hersonissos Aquarium

Get up close and personal with the local marine life at the Hersonissos Aquarium. This aquatic haven enlivens the inquisitive explorer within each visitor and offers an educational experience that proves to be gratifying for all ages.

Revel in ancient grandeur

Relinquish yourself into the depths of Koutouloufari's history, reflecting on the marvels and mysteries of the Roman architectural remnants that flourish within the Hersonissos Port region.

Enjoy a family day at the Labyrinth Theme Park

This popular attraction offers a fascinating mix of interactive games, a myriad of mazes, and a sense of wonder that delights both children and adults alike.

Food and Drink

The culinary delights in Koutouloufari mirror the village's overall charm; simple yet so satisfying. Local eateries rejoice in showcasing the traditional recipes that have fed generations, while modern establishments add a unique twist to these classic flavours.

Savour Greek recipes

Dive into the local fare at any of the village's restaurants. They are typically tucked away in picturesque corners and serve some of the best interpretations of authentic Greek cuisine.

Refresh at local bars

The numerous bars within the village not only serve a vast selection of drinks but also provide an ideal setting for you to soak in the local atmosphere while enjoying a sun-downer.

Explore international flavours

Alongside the traditional Greek delights, many restaurants within Koutouloufari offer a range of international dishes. These fusion menus blend the best of Cretan flavours with global cooking techniques.

Discover the traditional Cretan Night

Attend a 'Cretan Night' for an immersive experience into the local culinary culture. These events usually present a sumptuous spread of local dishes, regional wine, and folk dance performances, representing a true feast for the senses.

Shop at the local minimarket

Visit the local minimarket to pick up fresh produce and try your hand at creating a traditional Mediterranean meal in the comfort of your own accommodation.

Destination Essentials

The vibrant charm of Koutouloufari shines brightest between June and September. During these months, the exquisite village immerses itself under the sun's balmy embrace, as tempting temperatures fluctuate between 22°C and 30°C.

However, if you prefer to sidestep the hustle of peak tourism while still enjoying warm weather, a spring (April-May) or autumn (mid-September-October) retreat could provide an equally thrilling adventure. Indeed, whenever you choose to visit, the enchantment of Koutouloufari promises an unforgettable Greek holiday.


The pristine coastlines of Koutouloufari dazzle with turquoise waters, sandy stretches, and a perfect blend of tranquillity and liveliness. From family-friendly locations to untouched paradises, the beaches here cater to everyone's tastes.

Luxuriate on Sarantari Beach

Known for its shimmering, crystal-clear waters, Sarantari Beach is a delightful spot to unwind. The beach also boasts different amenities, making for a comfortable and entertaining sun-soaked day.

Experience the Unofficial FKK Naturist Beach

Nestled amidst the urban backdrop, this spacious coastline, known for its vast expanse and turquoise water, offers an offbeat, naturist beach experience.

Unwind at Analipsi Beach

Peaceful and picturesque, Analipsi Beach is a sandy sanctuary nestled near the resort of Hersonissos. Besides basking in the soothing rhythm of the waves, there are additional attractions nearby, such as a water park and an 18-hole PGA golf course.

Explore Alexander Beach

The calm azure waters of Alexander Beach make it an ideal spot for a leisurely swim or a stroll along its sandy stretch. Its relaxed vibe is perfect for visitors yearning for serenity with stunning sea views to boot.

Soak in the sun at Potamos Beach

Potamos Beach offers an ideal setting for unwinding, with easy access, a gentle surface, and a gradual entry into the clear waters. It's a family-friendly beach that guarantees a day of unhurried pleasure under the radiant Greek sun.

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