All year - Rooms 5 - Capacity 17

Palaikastro, Lassithi, Crete

Country cottage Guest house

Activities Hiking Stay & Bike


In the area of Sitia, 2 km from Palekastro village, traditional houses Esperides are located in the heart of a lush olive grove in the peaceful scenery of Kouremenos Gulf, 500 meters from the beach. Enjoy a warm welcome and a family atmosphere.

The stone houses of traditional Cretan architecture, dominate over the coast in complete harmony with the tranquil natural environment.
The maisonettes and studios are independent, with sea view. They are comfortable, spacious and bright and feature all modern amenities.
A blooming, fragrant garden embraces the building and there is a large swimming pool in the middle with sunbeds and umbrellas.
The traditional breakfast is served, upon request, on your terrace. Slide and swings are available for the young guests.
Hiking Stay & Bike

Guest Inn Opinion

These traditional maisonettes with the beautiful swimming pool exude tradition, hospitality and absolute serenity. Ideal starting point to discover the region of Sitia and the famous Palm Forest of Vai.


Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Baby cot free of charge
Cleaning service 3 times a week
WiFi Internet acces
Private parking
Vehicle recommended
Towels & sheets included
Washing machine for free
Credit cards accepted

Spoken Languages

English, French

Customer Reviews

Christel C. / France / July, 2022
Nous avons passé un excellent séjour à Esperides stone houses. C est l endroit idéal pour se reposer au calme, à proximité de belles plages! Un grand merci à Isabelle pour son accueil !


Studio (×1 ) 20 m2

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Apartment Maisonette for 2 Adults (×1 ) 50 m2

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Apartment Maisonette for 4 Adults (×3 ) 50 m2

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Map & Access

Access Information

Driving from Heraklion (174 km, 3:30 approx.) Take the Heraklion-Agios Nikolaos National Road towards Agios Nikolaos and then Sitia. Follow the signs towards Palaikastro and Vai. Arriving at Palaikastro follow the green signs indicating “Esperides Stone Houses” and “Kouremenos” (2.5 km), always towards the direction of Vai.


2.0 km
2.0 km
Archaeological Site
1000 m
15.0 km
Closest Airport
174.0 km
Closest Port
174.0 km
500 m
5.0 km
Bike riding
2.0 km
500 m

Calculate your itinerary

To see / To do

Walk around and explore marked trails, accompanied by the owners, qualified guides or on your own, starting from your place of stay or within 10 km.
Explore the Greek countryside on your bike. Mountain bikes are available at the guesthouse or at a maximum distance of 5 km

  • Palm Forest of Vai
  • Zakros, Gorge of the Dead
  • Geotouristic routes
  • Chochlakies Gorge
  • Toplou Monastery Gorge
  • Kouremenos, Hiona , Itanos Beaches
  • Archaeological site of Rousolakos & Kato Zakros

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