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Located in the foothills of the Dikti mountain, Askoi is a picturesque village in the municipality of Kasteli, with a population of 315 inhabitants. The village has a fascinating history dating back to the 16th century, and it was mentioned as Ascus by Fr. Barozzi. In addition, a contract from 1271 referred to Petri Comarii from the village of Maski, which is now known as Askoi. The village is also home to a peak sanctuary, with the remains of a large building excavated at Amygdalokefalo to the northeast of the village. Recently, a Mid-Minoan period clay figurine was discovered on a peak close to the village, adding to the historical significance of the area.

Apart from its historical and archaeological importance, Askoi is also renowned for its natural beauty, with the ravine being a popular attraction. Visitors to the village can also experience the traditional Cretan feast on December 4th, which is held to honour Agia Varvara. As with every Cretan village, visitors can enjoy raki and ‘mezedes’ at the kafeneions. Askoi is a must-visit destination for those seeking a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Crete.

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Best Hotels in Askoi village

  • 9.2 / 10
  • Roussos Lakkos Hersonissos

Crete Golf Club Hotel is situated at The Crete Golf Club, an 18-hole Championship course in Hersonissos, 1.8 km from Aquaworld Aquarium and features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. 2 km from Labyrinth Park, the hotel features a fitness centre and a garden. The restaurant serves European cuisine.

All units in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Rooms have a private bathroom with a bath, private ultra high speed WiFi, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The rooms at Crete Golf Club Hotel come with a seating area.

A à la carte breakfast is available daily at the property.

Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide guidance on what to do in the area.

Water City is 2.2 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport.

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€281

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  • 8.5 km
  • 8.5 / 10
  • Pezoula

Royal Heights is situated within 240,000 m² of land and features swimming pools and spa. It offers elegant rooms with verandas and villas with private pools.

All Royal Heights Resort accommodation is decorated with modern furnishings. Units feature well-equipped, stylish kitchens with fridge and microwave ovens. All accommodation is air-conditioned and includes a sitting area with satellite TV. Villas feature a beautiful garden with patio furniture.

Wellness options include the hotel spa with a hammam and sauna, and a fully equipped fitness centre. A beauty and hair salon is on site.

The seasonal Royal a la carte Restaurant offers dishes with Cretan ingredients. The Royal View Café & Bar serves coffee, cocktails and snacks in a relaxing environment. Buffet breakfast is daily served.

A games room and a children’s playground cater for younger guests. Free Wi-Fi access is offered throughout the hotel.

The beaches of Malia are just a 2-minute drive. Heraklion International Airport is a 20-minute drive.

  • 9.3 km
  • 7.9 / 10
  • Main Road

Built on a hillside, Koni Village includes 2 swimming pools, a restaurant and a tennis court set amidst well-maintained surroundings with stone-paved pathways and tall palm trees. It offers air-conditioned accommodation within 800 metres from Stalis Beach. Free WiFi access is available in public areas.

Opening to balconies, the bright and airy rooms at Koni Village Hotel Apartments are equipped with a satellite TV, a fridge and an electric kettle. Each unit includes a private bathroom with bathtub, bathrobes and free toiletries. Some rooms enjoy views over the Cretan Sea, the garden or the pool.

At the on-site restaurant, guests can enjoy traditional Greek flavours either indoors or at the covered terrace. The poolside bar serves fresh juices and exotic cocktails, while American breakfast is prepared in the morning.

Guests can enjoy a refreshing dip at the swimming pools, relax at the sun terrace or play billiards and table tennis. Younger guests can spend their time at the outdoor playground or at the covered playroom.

The bustling town of Hersonissos, popular for its nightlife, is around 7 km away. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is at 28 km. A 24-hour front desk and free on-site parking are provided.

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€62

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  • 9.4 km
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Irinis 136

Within 150 metres from a sandy beach, restaurants and shops, Horizon Beach is located in Stalis Village. Surrounded by lush gardens, the hotel has 4 pools, a private platform with direct access to the beach and a playground. Rooms offer garden, pool or Cretan Sea views.

Opening out onto private balconies, the spacious rooms come with a wardrobe and cable TV. The apartment includes a dining area and a kitchenette with fridge and cooking hobs. Air conditioning and a safe are available upon request with surcharge.

Dining options at Horizon Beach includes a restaurant, bar and snack bar by the pool, all providing sea views. A buffet breakfast is served daily.

Kids can enjoy their own playground and paddling pool, while the adults have direct access to the sea via a wooden deck. A minimarket is conveniently located on site.

Horizon Beach is 3 km from the bustling towns of Malia and Hersonissos, and 50 metres from the bus stop. Heraklion International Airport and Heraklion Port are at a distance of 30 km.

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€69

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  • 9.4 km
  • 9.5 / 10
  • 104 Agiou Ioanni

Located on the beachfront, Riviera Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a bar. The accommodation offers a private beach area, as well as a shared lounge and a garden. The accommodation features evening entertainment and room service.

At the hotel, each room has a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guest rooms at Riviera Boutique Hotel include air conditioning and a wardrobe.

Continental and American breakfast options are available daily at the accommodation.

Riviera Boutique Hotel offers a terrace.

Alexander Beach is 1 km from the hotel, while Drapano Beach is 1.5 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 28 km from Riviera Boutique Hotel.

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€139

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  • 9.4 km
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Agiou Ioannou 6

Featuring an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a sea-view terrace, Malliotakis Beach Hotel “by Checkin” is located right on the sandy beach of Stalida. It offers rooms with a balcony or patio and free WiFi access.

All rooms of Malliotakis are equipped with a fridge and a flat-screen TV. Each comes with a private bathroom with shower or bath tub and a hairdryer, while some units offer views over the Cretan Sea or the surrounding area.

Guests can relax at the sun loungers by the pool and enjoy a refreshing drink from the on-site snack bar, while younger guests can spend their time at the children’s pool. Billiards are also available on site.

A variety of restaurants and shops can be found within a short walk from the property. Hersonissos is 5 km from Malliotakis Beach Hotel “by Checkin”, while Agios Nikolaos is 28 km away. Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is 24 km from the property. Free on-site parking is possible.

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€73

/night

  • 9.4 km

Best Villas in Askoi village

  • 9 / 10
  • Kastelli

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Villa Zenovia is situated in Heraklio Town. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with garden views.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos is 21 km from the villa, while Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 36 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 29 km from Villa Zenovia.

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€238

/night

  • 3.5 km
  • 8.7 / 10
  • Kasteli

Featuring pool views, Villa AnnaMaria features accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 25 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views. The air-conditioned villa also provides a seating area, washing machine and 3 bathrooms with a bath and a shower.

The villa offers a picnic area. If you would like to discover the area, fishing and hiking are possible in the surroundings.

The Palace of Knossos is 27 km from Villa AnnaMaria, while Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 39 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 33 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€298

/night

  • 5.3 km
  • 3.8 / 10
  • 2A VILLA, Unnamed Road, Μοχός

Situated in Mokhós, 25 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 39 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, 2a Villa offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers a private pool, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen 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.

Lake Voulismeni is 40 km from the villa, while Venetian Walls is 40 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from 2a Villa.

  • 5.9 km
  • 9.4 / 10
  • Armacha

Featuring garden views, Mylopetra Traditional House provides accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 34 km from The Palace of Knossos. The air-conditioned accommodation is 31 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The villa is equipped with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

The villa offers an outdoor fireplace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Mylopetra Traditional House.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 45 km from the accommodation, while Venetian Walls is 46 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 39 km from Mylopetra Traditional House, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 6.4 km

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Villa Akali by Villa Plus is located in Kalón Khoríon. The accommodation is 11 km from the Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and features free WiFithroughout the property.

The villa comes with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, and 2 bathrooms with a shower, a hair dryer and a washing machine. Towels and bed linen are provided in the villa.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 26 km from the villa, while Venetian Walls is 27 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 20 km from Villa Akali by Villa Plus.

  • 7.9 km
  • 9.6 / 10
  • Stalida, Crete, Greece

Boasting mountain views, Anixiatiko Villa offers accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 1.5 km from Stalida Beach. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa with a terrace and sea views has 5 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 2 bathrooms with a bath.

The villa offers a picnic area. A outdoor play equipment is also available for guests at Anixiatiko Villa.

Alexander Beach is 2.3 km from the accommodation, while Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos is 17 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 25 km from Anixiatiko Villa.

  • 8.5 km

Best Apartments in Askoi village

  • 7.7 / 10
  • Agion Anargiron

Set in Xidhás in the Crete region, Traditional Cretan Stone House in the Center of Crete has a patio. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi.

The apartment consists of 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower and a hair dryer. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment.

If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings.

Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos is 27 km from the apartment, while The Palace of Knossos is 30 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 35 km from Traditional Cretan Stone House in the Center of Crete.

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€47

/night

  • 2.8 km
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Amariano

Featuring garden views, THE AA VILLA: Your Interactive Home Experience! offers accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 30 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. It features an infinity pool, a garden, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The apartment comes with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

The apartment offers a picnic area. A car rental service is available at THE AA VILLA: Your Interactive Home Experience!, while diving and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

The Palace of Knossos is 32 km from the accommodation, while Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 45 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 38 km from THE AA VILLA: Your Interactive Home Experience!.

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€243

/night

  • 3.4 km
  • 9.2 / 10
  • Αβδού

Located in Avdou, 24 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 39 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Kagiampakis Concept Residences I provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With quiet street views, this accommodation offers a patio.

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

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Venetian Walls is 40 km from the apartment, while The Palace of Knossos is 41 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 32 km from Kagiampakis Concept Residences I.

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€151

/night

  • 4.5 km
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Γωνιές

Boasting garden views, Apartments Gonies – Artemis features accommodation with a balcony and a kettle, around 25 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. There is an in-house restaurant, plus free private parking and free WiFi are available.

The apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchenette, and a terrace with mountain views.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 40 km from the apartment, while Venetian Walls is 41 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from Apartments Gonies – Artemis.

  • 5.2 km
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Γωνιές Πεδιάδος

Featuring lake views, Apartments Gonies – Afroditi provides accommodation with a balcony and a kettle, around 25 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. There is an on-site restaurant, plus free private parking and free WiFi are available.

The apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchenette, and a terrace with mountain views.

A a baby safety gate is also available at the apartment, while guests can also relax in the garden.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 40 km from Apartments Gonies – Afroditi, while Venetian Walls is 41 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from the accommodation.

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€53

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  • 5.2 km
  • 10 / 10
  • Agios Charalampos

Located 40 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 27 km from Acqua Plus Waterpark, Athivoli Elegant Apartments in Káto Metókhion provides air-conditioned accommodation with views of the mountain and free WiFi.

Each unit is equipped with a terrace, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, a fireplace, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a washing machine, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A microwave, a toaster and fridge are also provided, as well as a kettle.

Hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

The Crete Golf Club is 28 km from the apartment, while Labyrinth Park is 29 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 48 km from Athivoli Elegant Apartments.

  • 6.6 km

Best Holiday homes in Askoi village

  • ΚΡΗΤΗ ΚΑΣΤΕΛΛΙ ΠΕΔΙΑΔΟΣ

Located in Kardhoulianós, 24 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 27 km from The Palace of Knossos, Eva’s cottage provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With garden views, this accommodation features a patio.

The holiday home is equipped with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 38 km from the holiday home, while Venetian Walls is 39 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 32 km from Eva’s cottage.

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€115

/night

  • 4.4 km
  • 10 / 10
  • Epar.Od. Agiou Paraskion-Kastamonitsis

Set in Kastéllion, 24 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 26 km from The Palace of Knossos, Marilidia House offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With garden views, this accommodation features a patio.

The holiday home is fitted with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a TV with streaming services, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 39 km from the holiday home, while Venetian Walls is 40 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 32 km from Marilidia House.

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€66

/night

  • 4.9 km
  • 10 / 10
  • 1 Λεωφόρος Ηρακλείου

Featuring mountain views, MarilidiaHouse provides accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 24 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi.

This holiday home comes with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a microwave and a toaster, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a bidet. Towels and bed linen are provided in the holiday home.

The Palace of Knossos is 26 km from the holiday home, while Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 39 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 32 km from MarilidiaHouse.

  • 4.9 km
  • 7.7 / 10
  • Gonies Pediados

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, Malia Stone Residence – Secluded Cozy Retreat is located in Goníai. This holiday home is 41 km from Venetian Walls and 42 km from The Palace of Knossos.

With free WiFi, this holiday home provides a TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with an oven and fridge. Towels and bed linen are provided in the holiday home.

Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos is 25 km from the holiday home, while Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 40 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from Malia Stone Residence – Secluded Cozy Retreat.

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€48

/night

  • 5.4 km
  • 8.6 / 10
  • Αρχαγγελος

Situated in Mokhós, 25 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 40 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Traditional Fine Living provides accommodation with amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Guests benefit from a patio and a sun terrace.

The air-conditioned holiday home consists of 2 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower and a hair dryer. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

The holiday home offers a barbecue.

Lake Voulismeni is 40 km from Traditional Fine Living, while Venetian Walls is 41 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from the accommodation.

  • 6.1 km
  • 7.9 / 10
  • Eparchiaki Odos Stalidas - Gonion

Situated in Mokhós, 24 km from Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos and 39 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Stavroulis’ Maisonette features air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. The property has garden and city views, and is 40 km from Lake Voulismeni.

The holiday home features 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with mountain views.

The holiday home offers a terrace.

Venetian Walls is 40 km from Stavroulis’ Maisonette, while The Palace of Knossos is 41 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 33 km from the accommodation.

  • 6.3 km

FAQ

Where is Askoi located?

Askoi is a small village located in the municipality of Kasteli, in the foothills of the Dikti mountain in Crete, Greece. It is 11 km to the east of Kasteli and 8 km from Lyttos.

How many inhabitants does Askoi have?

Askoi has a population of 315 inhabitants.

What is the history of Askoi?

Askoi has a long history dating back to at least 1577 when it was mentioned as Ascus by Fr. Barozzi. Recently, a ritual clay figurine from the Mid-Minoan period was discovered near the village, and the remains of a large building belonging to a peak sanctuary have been excavated at Amygdalokefalo to the NE of the village.

What is the natural beauty of Askoi?

The ravine at Askoi is well worth seeing and is one of the natural beauties of the village.

What is the typical Cretan feast celebrated in Askoi?

On December 4th, the village celebrates a typical Cretan feast to honour Agia Varvara. Raki and ‘mezedes’ are always available at the kafeneions, as in every Cretan village.

Is there any historical reference to Askoi?

Yes, a contract from 1271 mentions how Petri Comarii from the village (casali) Maski owes Ruggerino Temisano, resident in Chandax, 25 «mistata» of good Cretan wine from his vineyards in Maski.

What is the average temperature in Askoi village?

The average temperature in Askoi village ranges from 15°C to 30°C, depending on the season.

Where is Askoi village located?

Askoi village is located in the region of Rethymno, on the island of Crete, Greece.

What is the nearest airport to Askoi village?

The nearest airport to Askoi village is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 50 km away.

What are some attractions near Askoi village?

Some popular attractions near Askoi village include the Arkadi Monastery, the Melidoni Cave, the Rethymno Old Town, and the Venetian Harbour. Additionally, there are several beaches nearby, such as Bali Beach and Panormos Beach.

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