Keramos Hotel is a beautiful traditional pansion located in the heart of Zaros, a picturesque traditional village of Psiloritis Mountain, featured with natural springs and a small lake. The traditional family hotel offers you the Cretan hospitality and the best breakfast in Crete made according to grandma’s recipes..
Hotel's stuff prepares the breakfast using pure products right from the hotel's family farm: Eggs, olive oil and cheese "myzithra", made by goat’s milk. Myzithra is the main ingredient of the famous creatan pies. Here, you will have the chance to taste more than 20 kinds of pies, as cheese pie, pepper pie, hunt pie and other traditional ones (like "sarikopita", "tzoulama", "kaltsounia" and many more). Hotel's stuff also, offers you yoghurt with wheat, "greek" coffee and tea made of mountain herbs.
Keramos’ lounge area is decorated with antiques, handicrafts, woven materials and a beautiful fireplace. An elevator leads to the rooms. All rooms are big, bright and quiet and traditionally decorated.
The village is famous for the beautiful natural lake as well as for the local vivarium where you can enjoy the taste of fresh trouts. In a short distance from Keramos Hotel, there is the famous gorge of Rouvas, as well as the historical monasteries of Balsamonero, Vrontisi, Agios Nikolaos. Other places worth visiting are the plateau of Nidas, the old settlements of Kourites, Fari, Drosou, Paliamas and Laloymas' dam. All are ideal places for the fans hiking!
All Keramos hotel's rooms are fully equipted with A/C, kitchenette, refrigerator, shower, WC and TV. Furthermore, you can enjoy your breakfast or your coffee at the room's balcony, gazing at the magnificent view of the village's countryside.
From Zaros you can go for numerous one-day excursions..
Region: Phestos, Heraklio
relevant routes: Ε4.58-59 Rouvas – Mountain Shelter of Oak – Asites, Ε4.57 Rouvas – Zaros , Ε4.55-56 Nida – Rouvas , Ε4.53 Akolita – Kamares , Agios Nikolaos gorge, Ida or Psiloritis
From Heraklion airport
Leaving the airport, head towards the BOAK / E75, in the right direction to Heraklion. After 6,8 km., about, take the exit for "Tibaki / Agia Galini / Kokkinos Pyrgos Beach". Continue right to the National Road of Heraklion - Phaistos. Follow the road for 25 km., and turn right to the Provincial road of Agia Barbara - Lochrianou / Provincial road of Kamares - Anogion (you will see a sign for Gergeri / Kamares / Zaros). Follow this road for 16 km., and in the center of Zaros will see the hotel Keramos. From Chania Airport
Leaving the airport, follow the Highway road of Airport - Souda, which you follow for 8,1 km. At the roundabout you come across, take the 2nd exit and enter the Provincial Road of Souda - Korakion for 1,7 km. Continue on Akrotiriou Street and after 3,1 km., turn left on Mafridaki Street. After 900m., turn right on Souda Avenue and after 300m., turn left on Al. Papanastasiou Steet. Follow your route and head slightly left into BOAK / E75 / A90. After 230 m., turn left to Rethymno and follow the Old National Road of Chania - Rethymnon and then the Old National Road of Heraklion - Rethymnon (126 km. total). As you approach Heraklion, take the exit for Tibaki / Moires / IKA (you will see a sign) and head left to Heraklion (follow the signs) until you reach the Highway road of Heraklion - Faistos, and you turn left.
To find the hotel Keramos, continue your route, as noted above.
- phone: +302894031352, +306970579395
- Fax: +302894031352
- Website: www.studiokeramos-zaros.gr/