From Heraklion | Crete and Heraklion Areas: Direct Day Trip Voulisma Beach

Enjoy a day of sun, sea, and sand at Voulisma Beach on a day trip from Heraklion. Swim in the crystal-clear waters, relax on the golden sand, and savor delicious Cretan cuisine at a beach bar.

Don’t miss out on visiting one of Crete’s most beautiful and serene beaches. Whether you’re a sun-seeker, a nature lover, or simply looking for a peaceful getaway, Voulisma Beach, also known as Golden Beach, has something for everyone. Just a short drive from Heraklion, Voulisma Beach offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, relaxation, and adventure.

Renowned for its mesmerizing turquoise waters and pristine golden sands, this postcard-perfect setting is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. With its calm and shallow waters, Voulisma Beach is perfect for families with children, offering a safe and welcoming environment. It has, also, been awarded the Blue Flag, a prestigious eco-label awarded to beaches that meet high environmental and quality standards.

Upon arrival at Voulisma Beach, you will have 4 hours of free time to explore and enjoy the beach at your own pace. Whether you prefer to bask in the sun, take a refreshing swim, or explore the surrounding area, the choice is yours. Take advantage of the beach bars and local tavernas to savor delicious Cretan cuisine. After a day of sun, fun and sand, depart from Voulisma Beach and head back to your hotels.


  • Feel the soft golden sand between your toes at Voulisma Beach
  • Enjoy a day of sun, sea, and sand at one of Crete's most beautiful beaches
  • Swim in the crystal-clear waters of Voulisma Beach, also known as Golden Beach
  • Relax in the sun or take a refreshing swim in the calm, shallow waters
  • Savor delicious Cretan cuisine at a local taverna or beach bar


  • 4 hours of free time at Voulisma Beach
  • Transportation to and from Heraklion with Air-conditioned bus
  • Pick up and drop-off in Malia, Stalis, Hersonisos, Anissaras, Analypsi, Gouves, Gournes,Heraklio, Ammoudara, Agia Pelagia/Lygaria, and Fodele
  • English German and Spanish-speaking guide