Successive to Florida at the East it is found the wide sandy beach of Karteros; this too is part of the some kilometres long and wide beach within the bay of Heraklion. The beach is situated at a distance of 8 kilometres far from Heraklion in front of the homonymous village. Open to the North it is affected by the northern winds.
Very well organised beach, close to Heraklion, it offers full accommodation facilities in many hotels of any kind and category, food and drink in several fish taverns, restaurants, bars and cafes. Facilities for swimming and sunbathing (sunbeds, umbrellas, showers), safety (lifeguards) and sea sports are also available on the beach.