In addition there is Chrissi Island is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town in Europe, Ierapetra and is surrounded by the Mediterranean's Libyan Sea. The island is protected by Natura 2000 Networking Programme, as an "area of intense natural beauty", and also has been designated as a wildlife refuge. In the island the visitors can find the largest naturally formed Lebanon cedar forest in Europe.
Vai beach lies at Lassithi and is also known as the Palm Forest. Occupying a stretch of 250 square kilometers, the beach is dotted with 5.000 palm trees, bringing in mind an exotic ambiance, exuding a bouquet of vibrant images. Indulge in endless hours of swimming and snorkeling, while on the seaside you ‘ll find snack and beach bars.