Kato Asites, Heraklion, Crete
Studios & Apartments Country cottage
Twenty minutes away from Heraklion, in the quiet rural village of Kato Assites, three houses, called "Assion Lithos", offer you a traditional stay in a place that harmoniously blends authenticity with modern comfort. You will be warmly welcomed by the owners, in lush and luxurious surroundings with a beautiful pool which is the background of your holidays.
Guest Inn Opinion
The place is ideal to enjoy the calm, to relax and be carefree by the pool and happily discover this very beautiful area of Crete. It is a beautiful destination for the lovers of comfort and authenticity, that seek holidays away from mass tourism.
Map & Access
From Heraklion (22 km, approx. 20 minutes) Take the National Road Heraklion - Rethymno and, in continuation, take direction for Mires. At the crossroad of the University Hospital of Heraklion, follow the direction for Kato Asites and, at the crossroad for Voutes, Agios Myronas and Asites, turn right and follow the indications for Voutes – Agios Myronas - Pyrgos - Kato Asites. Arriving in the main square of Kato Asites, follow the signs that will lead you to the Guest House.
Calculate your itinerary
To see / To do
For the most experienced, it is about 1 hour walk from the village of Asites up to the Prinos refuge at 1.200 meters.
You will have the opportunity to participate in organized excursions to Psiloritis Mountain.
Do not miss visiting the archaeological site of Ancient Trizinia at 2 km and the Monastery Moni Palianis near Venerato.
The nearest beaches are those of the north coast: Amoudara at 15 km and Ligaria close to Agia Pelagia, at 30 km.
The lovely beaches of the southern coast are approximately 40 km away: Kalamaki, Komos and Agios Pavlos and the beaches of wilder character: Agiofarago, Vathi and Marsalo.