A delightful little fishing village with a natural harbour, a few tavernas, kafeneons and a minimarket. Many nice beaches around. Situated at 65 kms from the airport of Heraklion. You can visit the ancient archeological cities of Phaistos, Gortys, Ag.Triada nearby. The Village of Matala is 10 km away and have nice sandy beaches. Only 3 minutes drive from Timbaki with its banks, chemists, hospital, doctors, gym clubs and all other facilities and cruises daily to the small island Paximadia.Not very touristy even in the Summer and is mostly open all year round.