Xerokambos is a small paradise resort in the province of Sitia on the southern coast of Crete.
A green and full of olive trees valley surrounded by steep, bare mountains and wild Lasithiotika. It overlooks the blue waters of the Libyan Sea. This creates a stark contrast from the wildness of the mountain and the incredible sea galinotita. Beautiful sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters and white sand surrounding a length of 5 km around the village from the east and the south side, and give the visitor a picture of a tropical paradise.
It is a quiet place for a family vacation for both parents and children for providing security and fun simultaneously. Ideal place for single travelers who are looking for peace and quiet during their vacation. Fishing enthusiasts will find one of the few remaining fisheries. For those who want the comforts of a beach with sunbeds and umbrellas and enjoy the sea and the sun drinking coffee or drink. Also if you love walks many trails and gorges await exploration.
You can get to Xerokampos from Irakleio by travelling the following cities and villages: Agios Nikolaos – Pacheia Ammos – Ierapetra – Makrus Gialos – Papagiannades – Ziros – Xerokampos.
The distance is approximately 165 km and the trip duration is about 2,5 – 3 hours. Another way of approach is by taking the local bus from Irakleio to Sitia (about 3 hours) and then using a taxi towards Xerokampos (45 min.)