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Kokkini Hani - Area Information

Distances from Dimitra Hotel :
  • Heraklion airport (HER) : 10 km
  • Heraklion port : 11 km
  • Heraklion : 13 km
  • Agios Nikolaos : 50 km
  • Rethymno : 90 km
  • Chania airport : 155 km
  • Knossos : 15 km
  • Festos : 63 km
  • Hersonissos : 13 km
  • Malia : 23 km
  • CretAquarium : 3 km
  • Warercity : 4 km
  • Crete Golf : 12 km
  • Health center : 0,5 km
  • Beach : 50 m. sand-pebble & 300 m. sandy

Kokkini Hani is a coastal village with about 1.200 inhabitants, 13 km east of Heraklion on the old main road to Agios Nikolaos. All summer season, regular public bus service connects the village with Heraklion (city-airport-port), Agios Nikolaos, Malia or Chersonissos. The closest bus stop is placed 100 m. away from the hotel. The island's main highway can be easily accessed from the hotel, making it an ideal base for discovering the entire island by car.


There is a wide range of tourist and other facilities provided in Kokkini Hani, such us shops, taverns, restaurants, bars, super markets, car and bike rentals, sports, water sports, tourist agents, banking services, medical center etc most of them within a walking distance.
Next to Dimitra Hotel, you can find our family owned restaurant, called Pan Asia, where you can enjoy Chinese and Thai cooking as well as original  Japanese sushi.

Main beaches are fully organized and provide all the amenities that a tourist might be looking for. There are also many smaller beaches in coves around the area, for those who prefer a more secluded place. Opposite to Kokkini Hani, there is a small islet called Dia.

Archaeological interest

On the south side of the road, next to Dimitra Hotel, there is a well preserved Minoan Villa called the Palace of Niros, which is open to the public. It dates from the 17th century BC and it is thought that it was the residence of an important governor or high priest.
There were various objects found at the site such as double axes, pots, amphorae and more.

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