Hani tou Kokkini is located 14km east of Heraklion. East of the airport, the old highway goes along the coast. Most of the beaches here are shingle and are more protected from the waves in relation to the long beach. Also there are good tavernas on the beach along this road. The best beach in Kokkini Hani is a long sandy beach in front of the hotel Themis. The area is tourism, with plenty of umbrellas and sunbeds.