Yiannis Retreat

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We invite you to visit Kato Zakros, and have the chance to discover the eastern part of Crete, see the Natural-wild beauty and enjoy the clean beaches

We invite you to visit Kato Zakros, and have the chance to discover the eastern part of Crete, see the Natural-wild beauty and enjoy the clean beaches.

Taste Cretan traditional food and of course have relaxing holidays in one of the fewest places of Crete, which continues to be untouched by the “Modern Tourism”.

Surrounded by olive trees, garden plants and bushes, Yiannis Retreat is a complex of traditional stone houses in the green valley of Kato Zakros in Crete. It offers free bikes and accommodations with catering in a distance of 800μ. from the beach.

The picturesque village Zakros is 8km away and has shops and small cafes. On the beach of Kato Zakros there are a few taverns which serve Cretan cuisine. The popular gorge of the dead is only a 2-minute drive, while the airport of Sitia is located at 40 km. Free private parking is available in hotel site.

Room Service, Heating, Fast check in/check out, Luggage Storage area, Laundry, Tours & Trips, Terrace, Parking, Private Parking, BBQ facility, Garden
Air conditioning, Iron, Telephone, Balcony, Iron, Breakfast in Room, Minibar, Wardrobe, Refrigerator, Hair dryer, Board games, Fully equipped kitchen
Library, Hiking, Mountain Biking
Wifi, Free Wifi
High season
Low season
Double Room
3 persons Room
4+ persons Room

Inside the rooms, we have combined the traditional element in the decoration and the furniture with the functionality and the comfort of a modern lodging, trying to offer you a warm and pleasant environment for your holidays. The interior is designed with stone, there is a wooden board ceiling and stone based double bed. The rest of the room is elegantly decorated with ornaments from the local culture.

Each room is fully equipped with all electric appliances such as electric cooker, refrigerator, coffee maker, sandwich maker and household goods to prepare your breakfast and meals.

Outdoors there are very beautiful trees, like pines, cypresses, palm trees, acacias, mournies, voukamvilies, jasmine s, banana trees, cactus etc. , that offer you their coolness and shade when you want to relax. The garden is separated in three uneven levels with natural fences and trees that create private corners for your personal privacy.

Enjoy your vacation in an environment full of beautiful roses and a variety of flowers such as marguerites, marigolds, basil, mint, lavender etc. which create a magnificent atmosphere of colors and aromas. Everywhere in the garden there are comfortable deck chair, couches and swings for your moments of relaxing.

To airport:50 km.
To port:45 km.
To medical care:25 km.
To restaurant:0.5 km.
To town:47 km.
To beach:0.5 km.
To shopping:25 km.
address: Kato Zakros, 72300
Region: Sitia, Lasithi
relevant routes: Sitia - Ziros - Zakros - Palekastro

Access to the complex Yiannis Retreat is easy from the beach of Kato Zakros following the dirt road which goes past the Minoan Palace and the exit of “The gorge of the dead”.
It's only a 2-minute drive to come here in our quiet and natural environment, which is addressed to visitors who seek in their holidays a combination of comfort, quality and unique beauty.

  • phone: +30 2810 282630, +30 6936091876
  • E-mail: info@destinationcrete.gr


Check-in: 13:00 - 23:00
Check-out: 07:00 - 12:00

Children and extra beds
1 child under 2 years old stay free of charge in a cot/crib
Children from 2 up to 5 years old can stay for free, with a rollaway bed provided.
For adults and children over than 5 years old there is an extra 5 euro charge for the rollaway bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Pets are allowed on request.

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