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Palekastro Cottages

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Small, simple well kept cottages with only 6 units in Palekastro East Crete offering views to the bays of Palekastro and the olive-yards. Occupancy 1-4 guests. Palekastro: became a haunt of surfers, therefore it is called surfer´s paradise. This is a good choice, if you fancy a spot of pampering your simple senses by overlooking the bay and enjoying the calmness with a book and a glass of wine.
The apartments accommodate two adults and two children; the rooms accommodate two adults. Tastefully designed by the delightful owners, the cottages are immaculately clean. Each of the six newly constructed cottages features a fully equipped kitchenette and a private bath - for an exceptional value. In addition, each cottage has its own private balcony on which you?ll enjoy casual breakfast and evening relaxation. A lovely patio area with beach chairs, umbrellas, a barbecue, and a "sea view more beautiful than you can imagine fronts the Cottages." On the patio and lawns or in the lush flower garden the Villa guests gather to share their secrets about Crete.
Nestled on a beautiful mountain side in Palekastro (Palaikastro) with unobstructed sea views and a panorama of olive groves, the small cottages are situated at the most eastern end of Crete, located 21 km from Sitia and 6 km from the celebrated natural palm beach of Vai. There are full days of visiting the many nearby Minoan sites: The magnificent palace at Kato Zakros cannot be missed, and the wealthy Toplou monastery atop the mountain will also be admired. The charming, traditional Greek village of Palekastro is just 10 minutes away from the Cottages, with everything you could need and more: restaurants, markets, bakery, gas station, currency exchange, pharmacy, tourist bureau, and a host of kiosks and taverns. For nightlife and restaurants, Palekastro and Sitia will surely fill your needs. The best site for SURFING HOLIDAYS on Crete.

The Cottages overlook Kouremenos Beach and Freak Windsurf Station where the Meltemi Winds makes it an ideal place to learn or improve your windsurfing talents. There are several watersport-providers in Palekastro offering many boards and sails for rent. Kouremenos Beach is one of the best windsurf spots in the whole Greece and is why the largest windmill generator park in Crete is based here. Palekastro has yet to be discovered by mass tourism so remains a genuinly authentic Greek village with accommodation & food to match. Couple that with the wind stats & Palekastro could become a real windsurfing hot spot. Come here now, before it gets too busy! The bay offers perfect flat-water conditions near the shore. The advanced and intermediates can practise their surf moves in the clear blue water of Kouremenos Beach. You can find perfect conditions for planning moves as well as professional freestyle. The wind blows side shore from the left and achieves a wind force between 4 and 7 Beaufort. During the summer season, the average wind force is approximately 6 Beaufort. Most used sail size: 4.5 - 5.3.
Apartment:Fully equipped kitchen, dining area and bathroom downstairs. Room with double bed upstairs. Balcony off the upstairs bedroom and a private terrace with access to garden downstrairs. The small cottages/rooms:Fully equipped kitchen, sitting area, a double bed, bathroom, and private terrace. Perfect for 2 people. Perfect for couple or a small family. The second floor of the Cottages / apartment provides additional spacious sleeping accommodations. Apartments sleep two adults and two children. Relaxing beneath the patio umbrellas with the Meltami breezes blowing is a perfect way to while away the days at the Cottages, where the olive groves, shimmering sea, and distant mountains form spectacular panoramic views.
The Palekastro Cottages is a small family owned hotel of self catering rooms and apartments .
Hidden bays for swimming, away from the tourist centres in the quaint southeast of Crete. Holidays in the southeast of Crete also mean that you must be motorized for discovering the beautiful, hidden bays and the most beautiful beaches. The public road network in the south is rather poorly developed.

Crete's southeast shines with hidden romantic remoted like Makri Gialos, Myrtos Beach and the most beautiful beach is Xerokampos . Holidays in an authentic environment. The European hiking trail E4 runs in the inland from the mountain range Spathi to Kato Zakros.

We have put together the most beautiful tours for you for your destination southeast of Crete:
The links lead you to the detailed descriptions of the places with photos and some videos.

+The hidden beach Xerokampos in the southeast of Crete. The 3 beaches of Xerokampos are covered with white sand. The small Salt Lake of Xerokampos forming a lagoon. It is an ideal refuge for birds

+ A day tour to the mountain village Anatoli + A day tour to the most easterly town SITIA we say the forgotten city as there is less tourism and the most easterly beaches called surfers´paradise Palekastro

+ Visit the south-Coast City Ierapetra with the Arabic influence and then drive eastwards in direction Koutsouras about 1 km before you arrive the coastal village Koutsouras there is the entry of the “Red Butterfly Gorge”. 400 m from the Communal Park of Koutsouras is the starting point with the sign "Dasaki Butterfly Gorge Spring" the home of all butterfly species of Crete, especially the Red Butterflies”. It is a low-level hiking with red marks this hiking can also be done with children. After this 2-hrs-hike your bathing suits could be wet in the beach of the small coastal village Makri Gialos. This hiking tour can be done from May-October, not before my as the water level in the gorge is too high.

+ The Palm Forest Vai and its Monastery Toplou for this day trip you must start early in the morning. You must arrive there before the crowds arrive with the huge tourist-buses. Even it is over-crowded in the summertime, it is worth to see! A real paradise for bathing when you arrive there before the crowds. We started from Agios Nikolaos at 4 AM!

+A day-tour to the picturesque coastal villages Elounda and Plaka and visiting SpinalongaThe Spinalonga - Fort & Island Spinalonga is in the gulf of Elounda, it is one of the most famous places on the island! The rocky island is situated directly opposite the village of Plaka, the fortified islet is a classic excursion. The history of Spinalonga goes back to the antiquity when the islet contained an ancient acropolis and protected the ancient sunken city of Olous. The trips to the Island Spinalonga from is Agios Nikolaos Agios Nikolaos, Elounda or Plaka are organized tours. The archaeological sites are opened at least 9am to 5:45pm but it can be from 8am in Summer. In the wintertime from November to March it is closed, sometimes it may open on weekends if the weather is good.

+ One of the most renowned table lands of Crete is the Lassithi Plateau with its dam and its Monastery Kera Kardiotissa

You can purchase the tickets for the Day-Cruise to the nature reserves Chrissy and Koufonissi on our Website Kreta.com:

+ Day-Cruise to the offshore Island Koufonissi This small Island is a Wildlife Refuge. Due to its stunning natural beauty and important ecosystem, it has been included in the European initiative NATURA 2000. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.

+ Day-Cruise to the Island of Chrissy Chrissy Island is 7 km long with a maximum width of 2 km, is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town Ierapetra Crete. Chrissy Island with its natural beauty is a nature reserve and part of Natura 2000 Networking Programme. You will be inspired from the exotic natural landscape of the cedar forest and the bays with golden sand and turquois water. Some of the trees are over 300 years old. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 € in our website Kreta.com.

We took time to arrange this tours & trips for you and would be glad to plan your holidays on Crete with you. We are not a call centre or an anonymous company. We are your personal experts for Crete and Greece since 1989!
Send us a request with your preferences and you will get tailor-made proposals and trip ideas for your holidays on Crete. Take your time to make your trip a success. We are looking forward to your mail and thank you for your interest in visiting Crete. Do not be a stranger. Keep in touch with us. Kreta.com when it comes to plan your holidays on Crete.
The Cottages overlook Kouremenos Beach and Freak Windsurf Station where the Meltemi Winds makes it an ideal place to learn or improve your windsurfing talents. There are several watersport-providers in Palekastro offering many boards and sails for rent. Kouremenos Beach is one of the best windsurf spots in the whole Greece and is why the largest windmill generator park in Crete is based here. Palekastro has yet to be discovered by mass tourism so remains a genuinly authentic Greek village with accommodation & food to match. Couple that with the wind stats & Palekastro could become a real windsurfing hot spot. Come here now, before it gets too busy! The bay offers perfect flat-water conditions near the shore. The advanced and intermediates can practise their surf moves in the clear blue water of Kouremenos Beach. You can find perfect conditions for planning moves as well as professional freestyle. The wind blows side shore from the left and achieves a wind force between 4 and 7 Beaufort. During the summer season, the average wind force is approximately 6 Beaufort. Most used sail size: 4.5 - 5.3.
You can purchase the following Boat-Tickets for daily cruises with your Hotel-Booking in our Website Kreta.com:
+ Day-Cruise to the offshore Island Koufonissi This small Island is a Wildlife Refuge. Due to its stunning natural beauty and important ecosystem, it has been included in the European initiative NATURA 2000. This day-cruise can be booked in advance price per person 35 €.

+ Day-Cruise to the Island of Chrissy Chrissy Island is 7 km long with a maximum width of 2 km, is located 8 nautical miles south of the most southern town Ierapetra Crete. Chrissy Island with its natural beauty is a nature reserve and part of Natura 2000 Networking Programme. You will be inspired from the exotic natural landscape of the cedar forest and the bays with golden sand and turquois water. Some of the trees are over 300 years old.

We´ve designed our website with you in mind. The detailed descriptions of our accommodations and destinations should help you make the right choice. Look at our photos and videos to get a taste. Looking for inspiration? Let us plan your vacation. This Trip Ideas are only a few of or our wide range of excursions and guided tours. We are not a call centre or an anonymous company. We are your personal experts for Crete and Greece since 1989! Our goal is to meet your expectations so that you can realize your dream on Crete.
Send us a request with your preferences and you will get tailor-made proposals and trip ideas for your holidays on Crete. Take your time to make your trip a success. We are looking forward to your mail and thank you for your interest in visiting Crete. Do not be a stranger. Keep in touch with us. Kreta.com when it comes to plan your holidays on Crete.
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