Agia Pelagia is a small seaside village on the north Coast of Crete Island. Surrounded by secluded beaches and green hills offers travelers a choice for relaxing and quiet accommodation away from traffic and city noises. Beaches with unique beauty like Lygaria, Made, Mononaftis, Kladissos, Psaromoura offering crystal clear waters for swimming. But is not only about beaches, sea, summer you can enjoy during your stay. The surrounding areas of Achlada traditional village, Cape Stavros, the ruins of the ancient civilization and the coastal part or up the hills and the mountains, are offering extraordinary choices for day trips - hiking.
Agia Pelagia was originally a small charming fishing village, 25 km away from the capital city of Heraklion. The only residents were inhabitants of Achlada, mostly working with agriculture, fishing and animal raising. In the mid eighties the natural beauty of the area attracted much attention and soon Agia Pelagia became a very popular and beloved holiday resort for the locals and foreigners.