Top ChoiceCocktail Bar in Iraklia

Surfin Bird

A favourite gathering spot at sunset, this chilled-out outdoor bar overlooking Livadi Beach has great appeal for cocktail lovers: its original concoctions feature homemade thyme and other herbal syrups, plus...

Top ChoiceCafe in Iraklia

En Lefko

This rooftop bar right on top of Perigiali Supermarket is lovingly run by local couple Nikos and Anna. There are brunch menus plus cocktails, drinks and snacks until the wee hours. One of few options in Iraklia...

Beach in Iraklia

Livadi Beach

Wide sweep of white sand to the east with shallow, clear waters ideal for swimming. There's a taverna across the street from it.

Cave in Iraklia

Cave of the Sacred Icon of Agios Giannis

The Cave of the Sacred Icon of Agios Giannis features a large open cave plus white-painted rocks surrounding the tiny entrance to the main sequence of caves. A torch is useful for an initial hands-and-knees crawl...

Greek in Iraklia

Akathi Restaurant

Run by the daughter of a local fisherman, this friendly spot is a fine bet for grilled catch of the day, excellent Greek salads and other standards. Head up to the roof terrace for sunset cocktails. It's near the...

Religious in Iraklia

Festival of St John the Baptist

On the 28th of August, the island celebrates the miracle of St John's icon allegedly found in a small cave. Vespers are held in the larger cave, with attendees from nearby islands.