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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Ierapetra

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Ierapetra

In Ierapetra Town, Crete, a range of charming accommodations awaits to make your holiday memorable. From cosy hotels to private rooms and apartments, you have the option to stay right in the heart of the town, near the scenic bay, or choose a tranquil spot just around the bay, nestled on the beach. Each location offers the convenience of a short, delightful 5-10 minute stroll along the promenade, leading you back to the town’s vibrant life. Below is a curated list of accommodations in Ierapetra Town, tailored to enhance your stay.

  • 9 / 10
  • Odos Michali Andreopouli

Situated in Myrtos, within 200 metres of Myrtos Beach and 2.4 km of Vatos Beach, Myrthe Apartments features accommodation with a garden and free WiFi. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The accommodation offers airport transfers, while a car rental service is also available.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. With a private bathroom fitted with a bath and a hairdryer, some rooms at the hotel also boast a city view. At Myrthe Apartments rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Kalikovrechtis Beach is 3 km from the accommodation, while Lake Voulismeni is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 72 km from Myrthe Apartments.

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€65

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  • 9.2 / 10
  • Ferma

Located in Ferma, Belissario offers an outdoor pool and extensive views of the Libyan Sea. It offers free public Wi-Fi and rooms with private balcony and mountain or sea views.

All of the guest rooms in Hotel Porto Belissario have air conditioning, telephone and satellite TV. The rooms are equipped with traditional Cretan furniture and each has its own private bathroom. Some rooms include access to a private yard.

The hotel’s restaurant serves a full menu of traditional Cretan cuisine. You can have a drink in the bar or relax the landscaped gardens.

Guests can sit by the pool area which overlooks the Lybean Sea, and the beach is just a 3-minute walk away.

Hotel Belissario is just 10 km from the ancient town of Ierapetra and is less than 80 km from Heraklion International Airport. Free parking is available on site.

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€83

/night

  • 8.9 / 10
  • Koutsounari

Built right on one of Crete’s most beautiful and awarded beaches, only 9 km east of Ierapetra, Coriva Beach Hotel & Bungalows features a sea-facing pool and lush Mediterranean gardens. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Rooms are spacious and elegant, and have private balconies with garden, mountain or sea view. Each is further equipped with telephone, refrigerator, air conditioning and safe. Family rooms are available.

Coriva Beach Hotel & Bungalows features restaurants and the beachfront taverna “Pelagos”, where you can enjoy the unique traditional Cretan specialties cooked with homegrown produce.

The surrounding area is perfect for daily excursions and walks or hikes. Heraklion Port is 102 km away, while Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is at a distance of 100 km. The centre of Koutsounari Village lies within a short walk from Coriva Beach Hotel & Bungalows. Free on-site parking is provided.

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€84

/night

  • 9.1 / 10
  • Eparchiaki Odos Ierapetras - Sitias unnamed

Facing the beachfront, Enorme Santanna Beach offers 4-star accommodation in Ierápetra and has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and garden. With a terrace, the property also features a restaurant, as well as a bar. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Enorme Santanna Beach provides some rooms with pool views, and all rooms have a kettle. At the accommodation rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

A continental, American or vegetarian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Popular points of interest near Enorme Santanna Beach include Livadi Beach, Agios Andreas Beach and Peristera Beach. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 58 km from the hotel.

  • 8.9 / 10
  • Filotheou A' 6

Situated on the seafront of Ierapetra, Hotel Petra Mare offers an outdoor pool with a children’s area, including an energetic animation team and live shows. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

All suites and apartments come with a satellite TV and air conditioning. They also have a fridge, and a bathroom with a bath or shower and hairdryer. Most units boast Libyan Sea views.

Enjoy extensive meals at Petra Mare’s restaurant. The terrace area is an ideal place to enjoy dinner and admire the views to the sea. In the evening, enjoy drinks from the bar along with live entertainment shows. Hotel Petra Mare is just 800 metres from the centre of Ierapetra, where you can find plenty of bars and cafés.

An array of activities can be enjoyed on site, such as aqua-aerobics class. More facilities include a hot tub and sauna, while free sunbeds and towels are available.

Agios Nikolaos Town is approximately 35 km away. The international airport of Herakleion is at a distance of 90 km. Free public parking is possible nearby.

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€127

/night

  • 9 / 10
  • 42, M. Kothri street

Situated on Ierapetra’s seafront promenade, El Greco Hotel the 4-star hotel offers modern and spacious rooms and suites with balconies. The hotel restaurant enjoys views over the Libyan Sea.

Decorated in earthy tones, the guest rooms include a satellite TV, mini fridge and air conditioning. The bathroom comes with a hairdryer and courtesy bathrobes. Some of the rooms enjoy views of the bay and the harbour. Each room offers the option of wired internet along with free WiFi.

Guests can enjoy an American and Greek breakfast buffet, while gazing at the Libyan Sea. Mediterranean dishes, as well as traditional Cretan cuisine are served at the à la carte restaurant Porfyra. Hot and cold beverages are available at the hotel bar. Room service is available between 08:00 and 24:00.

Car rental is available through reception.. Guests may use a shared computer at the lounge area. Express check-in service is provided. Along the coast, there is a pathway where you can find traditional local products. Free public parking is possible nearby.

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€79

/night

What to Know Before Visiting Ierapetra

Apartments and hotels in Ierapetra from Crete Island

Ierapetra, is situated in the southernmost part of Crete, 30km south of Agios Nikolaos. It is a popular tourist destination due to its rich history, thriving economy, and warm climate. It is also a favoured spot for travellers seeking accommodation conveniently located for day trips to Chrissi Island. It serves as the ideal starting point for a scenic Chrissi Island cruise. The town is known for being the sunniest and warmest region in Greece, with an average annual temperature of 20°C and a minimum temperature of 12°C. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful sandy beach, crystal-clear blue waters, and charming port with the impressive Kales castle. Additionally, the town boasts an archaeological museum and numerous other attractions, making it an ideal location for tourists.

Apart from its natural beauty and historical significance, Ierapetra is also a hub for agricultural production, particularly in the cultivation of olives and citrus fruits. The town’s fertile land and favourable climate make it an ideal location for farming, and visitors can witness the local farmers’ dedication to their craft. The town also hosts several cultural events throughout the year, including music and dance festivals, which showcase the region’s rich traditions and customs.

With its unique blend of history, natural beauty, and modern amenities, Ierapetra is a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to Crete. Tourists can choose from a variety of accommodation options and explore the town and its surroundings, which offer plenty of exciting activities and sights. Whether you’re interested in history, agriculture, or simply soaking up the sun, Ierápetra has something for everyone.

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Best Villas in Ierapetra

  • 8.8 / 10
  • maches,

Located in Kalo Chorio in the Lasithi region, House With Private Pool, Isolated, Unique View features a terrace. Set 2 km from Agios Panteleimonas Beach, the property offers a garden.

With free WiFi, this 2-bedroom villa provides a TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with an oven and toaster.

Karavostasi Beach is 2.1 km from the villa, while Voulisma Beach is 2.8 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 55 km from House With Private Pool, Isolated, Unique View.

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€173

/night

  • 8.7 / 10
  • Κουτσουνάρι

Boasting mountain views, Villa Blue Dream offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 500 metres from Psaropoula Beach. This property offers access to a balcony, ping-pong, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

The villa offers a barbecue. A car rental service is available at Villa Blue Dream.

Koutsounari Beach is 500 metres from the accommodation, while Kakkos bay beach is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 52 km from Villa Blue Dream.

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€218

/night

  • 8.1 / 10
  • Ethniki Odos Agiou Nikolaou Sitias

Featuring pool views, Istron Collection Villas, Villa Selini offers accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 100 metres from Pylos Beach. There is an on-site restaurant, plus free private parking and free WiFi are available.

The villa is fitted with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a TV with satellite channels, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

At the villa guests are welcome to take advantage of beauty services. If you would like to discover the area, cycling is possible in the surroundings and Istron Collection Villas, Villa Selini can arrange a car rental service.

Istro Beach is 800 metres from the accommodation, while Chartalami Kolibou Beach is 1.1 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 51 km from Istron Collection Villas, Villa Selini, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 8.8 / 10
  • VATHI

Situated in Agios Nikolaos and only 1.3 km from Vathi Kritsas Beach, VATHI SPIROS VILLAS features accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. This villa offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony.

The villa has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

Guests at the villa can enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Cave Thief Beach is 2 km from VATHI SPIROS VILLAS, while Lake Voulismeni is 7.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 57 km from the accommodation.

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€261

/night

  • 8.9 / 10
  • Galini Achlia

Boasting pool views, Ocean Island Villa features accommodation with a private beach area, an infinity pool and a garden, around 500 metres from Achlia Beach. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, darts, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

The villa offers a barbecue. A car rental service is available at Ocean Island Villa, while fishing can be enjoyed nearby.

Agia Fotia Beach is 2 km from the accommodation, while Lake Voulismeni is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 46 km from Ocean Island Villa, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€261

/night

  • 8.5 / 10
  • Ethniki Odos Agiou Nikolaou Sitias

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, Villa Ouranos our dream in blue and cream with seaview and pool is situated in Istron. It has a garden, a terrace, sea views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The villa features 3 bedrooms, a TV with satellite channels and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, an oven, a washing machine, a microwave and a toaster. Towels and bed linen are available in the villa.

A car rental service is available at the villa.

Popular points of interest near Villa Ouranos our dream in blue and cream with seaview and pool include Pylos Beach, Istro Beach and Chartalami Kolibou Beach. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 51 km from the accommodation.

Best Apartments in Ierapetra

  • 8.8 / 10
  • Istron, Kalo Chorio

Located in Istron and only 600 metres from Voulisma Beach, Elia – seaside place provides accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. Featuring a terrace, the apartment is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as windsurfing, fishing and canoeing.

This apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, a kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with an a bath or shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in the apartment.

The apartment offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings and Elia – seaside place can arrange a car rental service.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Agios Panteleimonas Beach, Istro Beach and Karavostasi Beach. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 53 km from Elia – seaside place.

  • 8.2 / 10
  • Μύρτος Ιεράπετρα

Featuring inner courtyard views, FOTA’S HOME offers accommodation with a patio and a kettle, around 100 metres from Myrtos Beach. It features a terrace, city views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The air-conditioned apartment consists of 2 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower and slippers. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the apartment.

Vatos Beach is 2.3 km from FOTA’S HOME, while Kalikovrechtis Beach is 2.9 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 72 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 8.6 / 10
  • Τέρμα Λασθένους

Manianna Garden Apartments -Ierapetra features inner courtyard views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Ierápetra, 1.7 km from Agios Andreas Beach.

The apartment provides guests with a terrace, garden views, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a toaster, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A fridge, a stovetop and kitchenware are also provided, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

Manianna Garden Apartments -Ierapetra offers a picnic area.

The accommodation has a barbecue and a garden.

Livadi Beach is 2.3 km from Manianna Garden Apartments -Ierapetra, while Lake Voulismeni is 31 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 56 km from the apartment.

  • 8.6 / 10
  • Μύρτος

Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Stonehouse Elia Up is set in Myrtos, just 100 metres from Myrtos Beach. The air-conditioned accommodation is 2.3 km from Vatos Beach.

The apartment has a balcony, 1 bedroom, a living room and a well-equipped kitchenette.

Kalikovrechtis Beach is 2.9 km from the apartment, while Lake Voulismeni is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 72 km from Stonehouse Elia Up.

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€65

/night

  • 8.4 / 10
  • Agios Nikolaos 72051

Situated in Vathi and only 1.2 km from Vathi Kritsas Beach, Hari Apartments Vathi, Agios Nikolaos Crete features accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. The property was built in 2021 and has air-conditioned accommodation with a patio.

The apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

The apartment offers a buffet or continental breakfast.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Cave Thief Beach is 1.8 km from Hari Apartments Vathi, Agios Nikolaos Crete, while Lake Voulismeni is 7.6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 57 km from the accommodation.

  • 9.2 / 10
  • ΙΣΤΡΟ ΚΑΛΟ ΧΩΡΙΟ

Set in Kalo Chorio, 1 km from Agios Panteleimonas Beach and 1.3 km from Karavostasi Beach, Istron Avra offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The apartment is fitted with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with garden views.

Voulisma Beach is 1.4 km from the apartment, while Lake Voulismeni is 11 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 53 km from Istron Avra.

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€94

/night

Best Holiday homes in Ierapetra

  • 8.4 / 10
  • 1 Eparchiaki Odos Kato Choriou - Sitias

Set 35 km from Lake Voulismeni, Terrace House Crete – Apartments offers accommodation with a terrace.

A toaster, a fridge and kitchenware are also offered, as well as a kettle.

Panagia Kera Church (in Kritsa) is 35 km from the holiday home, while Agios Nikolaos Port is 36 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 57 km from Terrace House Crete – Apartments.

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€62

/night

  • 8.2 / 10
  • Mirtos Crete

Situated in Myrtos, 100 metres from Myrtos Beach, 2.4 km from Vatos Beach and 2.9 km from Kalikovrechtis Beach, Mirtos Luxury apartment features accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi. Guests staying at this holiday home have access to a balcony.

The air-conditioned holiday home is composed of 1 separate bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and 1 bathroom. A flat-screen TV is offered.

Lake Voulismeni is 46 km from the holiday home, while Panagia Kera Church (in Kritsa) is 45 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 72 km from Mirtos Luxury apartment.

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€77

/night

  • 8.9 / 10

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace, Holiday home Villa Nicoleta & Rafaella, Prina near Agios Nikolaos is located in Prína. Guests benefit from a balcony and an outdoor pool.

The holiday home is equipped with 2 bedrooms, a TV and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, an oven, a washing machine, a microwave and a toaster.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Lake Voulismeni is 19 km from the holiday home, while Panagia Kera Church (in Kritsa) is 18 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 61 km from Holiday home Villa Nicoleta & Rafaella, Prina near Agios Nikolaos.

  • 8.9 / 10
  • Λειβάδια Ιεράπετρας

Featuring garden views, Xenia Home provides accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 700 metres from Livadi Beach. The holiday home has access to a restaurant and free WiFithroughout the property.

The holiday home with a terrace and mountain views features 2 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a fridge, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in the holiday home.

A continental, Full English/Irish or Italian breakfast is available daily at the property.

The holiday home offers a picnic area. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Xenia Home, while cycling and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

Agios Andreas Beach is 800 metres from the accommodation, while Peristera Beach is 1.7 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 56 km from Xenia Home, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.