Hersonissos ( Crete ) is the most popular cosmopolitan resort of Heraklion, located 27 km east of the city. The area is known for its tourist infrastructure, offers modern hotel complexes, while famous for its night life and the choices it offers to visitors. The area has been inhabited since ancient times, stands in the same location as the ancient town, which was the port city Lyttos. The ruins of the Minoan settlement reveal her story. The Port Peninsula, as the region is officially known, has one of the most famous beaches of Heraklion. It is one of the most organized beaches and offers the appropriate facilities for all water sports.