At the traditional and established hostelries of Heraklion you will have the opportunity to come to understand the meaning of the real Cretan hospitality , as well as experience Cretan architectural styles and other elements of Cretan culture. Usually such hostels are found in the older settlements and/or at spots of considerable natural beauty – so offering nature-lovers chances for both excursions and a quiet, relaxing break.
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The Thalori Traditional Village is a complex of fifteen traditional houses which were restored to reflect the particular style of vernacular architecture which was dominant in the host village of Kapetaniana in the very old days.
The hotel Akros Oreon is built on an old vineyard on the heights of the valley of Kato Symi. It is a small size hotel, made up by 3 buildings of one stage and entirely built out with stone on harmony with the landscape and the environment. Τhe area of Akros Oreon presents an astonishing geological diversity and is located at the south-east of the island of Crete, in the south of the mountainous chain of Dikti.
The elegantly simple Katalagari Country Suites Hotel is situated in Katalagari, a charming little village on the outskirts of Heraklion city in Southern Greece. Due to the wonderful surrounding natural environment, this location gives visitors the opportunity to discover all the hidden aspects of Crete!
Two old cottages build from stone, both fine examples of Cretan rural architecture, were renovated and were transformed into two separate guesthouses that offer their guests the comforts of a contemporary accommodation.
"Eleonas" is situated on a peaceful and refreshing mountain slope of Psiloritis and just 800 meters from the lake of Zaros. The 20 rural independent cottages are surrounded by olive trees and sweet-scented herbs, and are facing a magnificent view. This is the perfect getaway land.
At the foot of Mount Psiloritis, near Asites village and just 24 km far from the city of Heraklion, “Earino” is one of the most impressive Traditional – Agro tourist units in Crete.
Agioklima (honey-suckle), is an old traditional Cretan house with full facilities in the heart of Crete, looking over the beautiful valley towards Pendamodi, Kroussonas and on the north towards Heraklion and the Cretan sea.
Asion Lithos Houses is the perfect choice for visitors of Asites in Heraklion, at the island of Crete. Combining the traditional Crete architecture style, decoration and technology, the areas of Asion Lithos Houses offer high levels of hospitality, providing enriched services and functional comforts of unique quality.
"Kalimera Archanes Village" is located in the centre of a picturesque village called Archanes. The quiet and warm atmosphere location of the complex is addressed to you who are willing to combine comfort, quality, as well as privacy during your vacation.
The Nana Apartments are ideally located in a green valley amidst the beautiful mountain surroundings around Zaros village in Crete, which is at an altitude of 340 m.