Koutouloufari with 600 residents, is located 29 km east of Heraklion and it is built on the slope of Mount. Tower 100 meters high. Koutouloufari is less than 1000 meters from the beach of Hersonissos.
In Koutouloufari with its cobbled narrow streets and the old Cretan houses will come those who want to spend their holidays in the most touristic area of Crete, an area stretching from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos and offers many options for beaches, entertainment, sightseeing and activities, which is also near to the major archaeological sites, such as those at Knossos and Malia, yet staying in a quiet environment with traditional colours and a nice view of the Cretan Sea.
In Koutouloufari you will see old stone houses with arches, arched doorways and inner courtyards with the krevatina covers (a structure of pending vineyards) that offer shade and grapes in the summer. You can walk through the cobblestone streets or go down the road that passes through the hills with olive trees before Hersonissos.