AutoRentals Crete in Makrys Gialos
Makrys Gialos is a seaside village 177km away from Heraklion airport, 26km Ierapetra and 34km from Sitia.
Rent a car in Makrys Gialos and we will meet you at the lobby of your hotel
It is a quiet location, ideal for families and for those looking for relaxing holidays.
It offers a selection of hotels, apartments, villas, Agrotourism, airbnb, let rooms and a variety of restaurants, tavernas, cafes and bars to choose from.
The village has two main sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and a small port to enjoy your swimming.
You can easily visit the local churches, the Roman Villa in Katovigli and the Minoan villa at Plakakia (1500-1450BC),
which is built by the same architecture as Minoan palaces (in the museum of Ag Nikolaos you can find exhibits from this area).
Explore with your car rental all over Crete
You can make Makrys Gialos as a base to explore the beautiful wider area of South-East Crete with your rental car, where you can find traditional local villages, accessible gorges and other beaches.
Sitia, Palekastro, Vai, Itanos and Kato Zakros are some of the places north and east worth visiting.
Agia Fotia, Ierapetra, Myrtos and Tertsa some more beautiful places worth visiting to the west.
The bot trip from Ierapetra to Chrissi island is a must but also a top day excursion is to Agios Nikolaos, Elounda and Spinalonga island and Plaka.