Agia Galini hotels and hostels
Villa Maxine Hotel
Hotel Galini Mare
They don't have a view but these homely studios halfway down the hill are reasonable value, with balconies and back porches, and some have new bathrooms.
Stohos Rooms & Taverna
On the main beach, with apartments upstairs with kitchenettes and big balconies, and huge studios downstairs which are ideal for families or groups. Friendly Fanourios presides over the excellent taverna downstairs.
Agia Galini Camping
Next to the beach, 2.5km east of the town, this well-run camping ground is signposted off the Iraklio-Agia Galini road. It's well shaded and has a pool, restaurant and mini-market.
On the main road near the port, this budget hotel is dated but has clean, reasonably sized twin and double rooms with pine furniture. The bathrooms are basic but the front rooms have balconies with sea views.
It takes a healthy ego to decorate the reception with a supersized poster of oneself in strapping, hairy-chested 1970s glory. It also tells you that the proprietor is a bit of a character.
Match your mood to the wall colour – green, blue or red – in fine-looking rooms with flat-screen TVs, fridges and circular marble sinks in the bathrooms. The top-floor two-bedroom suite (€160) sleeps up to seven.
Camping No Problem
This well-maintained campground is about 100m from the beach and a 10-minute walk from the town centre. There’s plenty of shade for pitching your tent, plus a huge pool, an excellent taverna (mains €4 to €13) and small supermarket.