Agia Fotia bay with its beautiful clear sea has two restaurants and a tropical beach-bar, lying at about 700 yards from the cottages
There is a shop within walking distance, larger supermarkets are to be found in Ferma, at 2 miles distance.
Ierapetra, a charming city southeast of Agios Nicolaos, lies about 7 miles west from Agia Fotia along the coast, 7 miles on the eastside you find the holliday resort of Makrialos.The airport of Heraklion is reached by car in one and a half hour drive.
The rural and quiet surroundingsof Sout East Crete has a lot of possibilities to offer: Walks or hikes in the nearby mountains and gorges. Diving in the cristal blue sea water.
Also a visit at the Musea and the Minoan settlements is worthwhile!