Chrissi (the golden) Island 15 km from the coast of Ierapetra is its main tourist attraction. Boats sail daily (from May until October) to this beautiful island, where you can imagine being on the Bahamas. While enjoying her coastline with its variety of blue colours of seawater, maybe even some dolphins will greet you. The nightlife, which is generally frequented by the local people of Ierapetra, can mainly be found in one street, from the center to the boulevard.The weekly Saturday market is worth visiting. Here you can find a hotchpotch of articles, from fresh vegetables to clothing, in a typical disorderly and friendly atmosphere. All in one, Ierapetra is a place that cannot be overlooked. Stay here for a couple of days; it will surprise you in every aspect.