March - November - Rooms 4 - Capacity 15

Kato Zakros, Lassithi, Crete

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The traditional lodgings Terra Minoika Villas are located 46 km from Sitia, in the picturesque village of Kato Zakros, offer a lovely sea view and invite you on a journey of comfort and relaxation. Here, traditions, convenience and Cretan hospitality contribute to make your holiday unforgettable.

The eight stone apartments ’’Terra Minoika Villas’’, built according to the traditional local architecture, dominate in the entrance of the village and offer wonderful view of the bay and the surrounding area, while they are located only 300 meters from the beach.

All the apartments benefit from the beautiful landscape, surrounded by nature and tranquillity, full of olive trees, fragrant flowers, herbs and fruit trees. The tap water is potable and comes directly from a natural spring.

In the apartments, you will find local products, various kinds of coffee, tea and olive oil produced by the owners.

Enjoy the excellent home-made breakfast made by the owners with fresh local products.


Guest Inn Opinion

Very close to the beach and the main attractions, discover the beauty of everyday life in the traditional lodgings Terra Minoika Villas in a unique atmosphere of tranquillity and relaxation.


Sitting room
Children's open area
Daily cleaning service
WiFi Internet acces
Laudry service
Private parking
Towels & sheets included
Credit cards accepted
Safe Deposit Box
Satelite TV
Beauty Treatment (on request)
Beach towels
Massage (on request)

Spoken Languages

English, Italian

Customer Reviews

Cristel C. / France / July, 2022
Nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour à Terra Minoika villas. Tout était parfait ! c est un lieu magnifique, très bien entretenu que nous recommandons vivement. Le logement est très confortable, spacieux, très agréable à vivre, au calme. Les petits déjeuners sont excellents, copieux et délicieux ! Un immense merci à Stella pour son accueil chaleureux !


Standard Studio (×1 )

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Superior Studio (×1 )

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Superior B (×1 )

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Family Apartment | Base Floor (×1 )

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Map & Access

Access Information

Driving from Heraklion (180 km, 3:00 approx.)

Take the Heraklion-Agios Nikolaos National Road towards Agios Nikolaos and then Sitia. Follow the signs towards Palaikastro, Zakros and Kato Zakros.


8.0 km
8.0 km
Archaeological Site
500 m
4.0 km
Closest Airport
180.0 km
Closest Port
180.0 km
500 m
300 m

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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.

Stella and Elias, crazy treks and experienced mountaineers, will not fail to inform you on all trekking paths in the area.

 Organized hikes

Introduction to traditional Cretan dances

Exploration of caves and geological phenomenon

The remains of the 4th largest Minoan palace (Kato Zakros)

The source of Zakros and small water museum

Valley of the Dead (sign posted route on the European path E4 from Kato Zakros)

The Gorge of Hohlakies which leads to the deserted beach Karoumes

The sandy endless beaches of Xerokambos

The famous palm forest of Vai

Visit and activities in the natural park of Sitia (Geo-park)

The mansions of Kato Zakros

Venetian houses of Voila and Etia

The caves of Pelekites

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