The Crete Golf Club near Hersonissos is the only 18-hole golf course on the island of Crete and one of the most impressive courses of the Mediterranean, which holds a unique challenge and a pleasant experience for both golf players and visitors all year round. As of 2012 The Crete Golf Club is an official venue of the Ladies European Tour Access Series. It is easily accessible from Heraklion Airport within 25 minutes (24 km).
The climate in the area is very mild all year round: The altitude ensures a light, cool breeze in high summer, making the game very pleasant, while in winter there is very little rainfall and the average temperature is between 15 – 20°C that rarely goes below 12°C on the coldest day.
Each hole has been constructed separately and in harmony with the surrounding landscape, providing panoramic views of both the mountains of Crete and the Aegean Sea. The Crete Golf Club has a mountain-style layout and it is meticulously maintained.
The Academy of the Crete Golf club is the only golf academy in Greece that has state-of-the-Art equipment for swing and putting analysis and club custom fitting, all done by PGA Professionals.