All year - Rooms 19 - Capacity 92

Tylisos, Heraklion, Crete

Studios & Apartments Country cottage

Activities Hiking Stay & Bike Gourmet stay Cuisine lessons Well Being stay  History & Archaeology


At the foothills of Psiloritis Mount, 12 km from Heraklion and 1 km from the village of Tylissos, the Estate Kares offers quality accommodation in an exceptional environment ideal for relaxation and great views of the surrounding landscape. Truly warm hospitality and authentic Cretan welcome by Georgia.

In the heart of a lush estate of 50 acres with olive & fruit trees and herbs, Estate Kares has a main building with a reception, restaurant, bar, relaxation/spa area, terrace and pool.
The 7 buildings spread around the property, offer various accommodation options of fully equipped lodgings with panoramic views to the sea and the surrounding mountains.
Feel free to try the fruits from the trees, go for a ride or enjoy many activities with your family or friends at the outdoors, specially designed for guests’ fun and relaxation.
The traditional breakfast and homemade Cretan dishes of the tavern, are made from fresh local products of excellent quality.
Hiking Stay & Bike Gourmet stay Cuisine lessons Well Being stay  History & Archaeology

Guest Inn Opinion

Personal care, outdoor activities, a traditional tavern, a refreshing pool and many more facilities await you to enjoy unforgettable alternative holidays with family or friends in this beautiful estate.


Sitting room
Breakfast Room
Swimming Pool
Children's open area
Pets allowed
Room Service
Mountain bikes free of charge
Baby cot free of charge
Cleaning service 3 times a week
Firewood for free
WiFi Internet acces
Iron & ironboard upon request
Laudry service
Private parking
Vehicle recommended
Towels & sheets included
Credit cards accepted

Spoken Languages


Customer Reviews

Stephane M. / France / September, 2022
Nous avons passé un excellent séjour à l'estate karts. Un grand merci à Géorgia pour son accueil chaleureux et convivial .

Amandine F. / Germany / October, 2020
Very beautiful place with a lovely host. We enjoyed our stay there and highly recommend it!

Boris R. / France / July, 2018
Emplacement bien situé proche heraklion, établissement propre au calme avec des logements hyper spacieux, accueil très chaleureux de Gorgia qui n'hésite pas à vous préparer d'excellents repas typiques selon vos préférences et vous proposer des sites à visiter ... tout était parfait. (07/2018)

Maurer M. / Switzerland / June, 2017


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Double Studio Deluxe (×1 )

Family Studio Delux (×1 )

Map & Access

Access Information

From Heraklion (12 kms, approximately 20ʼ) Follow the National Road Heraklion-Rethymno and then follow the direction towards Anogia and Tyllisos. From Chania (136 km) and Rethymnon (78 km) Follow the National Road Chania – Rethymnon - Heraklion. Arriving to the region of Gazi, exit the National Road following the signs for Gazi – Tylissos - Anogia. The Estate Kares is located 1 km before Tylissos and there is a signpost.


1000 m
1000 m
Archaeological Site
1000 m
12.0 km
20.0 km
Closest Airport
15.0 km
Closest Port
12.0 km
5.0 km
Bike riding
10 m
7.0 km
50 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
Guesthouses which offer onsite restaurant, tavern or table d'hôtes. Take the chance to experience a tasty journey and try local specialties
Our owners will share and teach you the secrets of the local cuisine. Taste the delicious Greek traditional recipies.
Give yourself a special treat! Relax in a SPA, jacuzzi, sauna or an indoor pool. Enjoy wellness seminars (yoga, reflexology…)
Stay near the major archaeological or historical sites in Greece up to 30 km from your place of stay

From the guesthouse:

Traditional cooking classes (local dishes, bread, cheese)

Vegetable garden with fruits, herbs and vegetables, at your disposal

Guided hiking tours

Mountain bikes available

Massage, Sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room available (surcharge)

In the surrounding area:

Cave Kamariotis

Goniano canyon

Crete Aquarium

The archaeological site and museum of Knossos

Archaeological and Natural History Museum in Heraklion

Folklore Museum Nikos Kazantzakis

Beautiful hiking trails in the surrounding area

The surrounding villages with authentic character


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