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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Palaikastro town

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Palaikastro town

Palaikastro, a picturesque town located on the eastern coast of Crete, has retained its unique character amidst growth, with an economy primarily based on agriculture and tourism. In Palaikastro, visitors can find a variety of accommodations that cater to different preferences and budgets. The town offers everything from cosy, family-run guesthouses to more luxurious villas and hotels, each providing a unique experience of Cretan hospitality. Many of these accommodations are conveniently located, allowing guests easy access to the town’s vibrant square, cafes, taverns, and the ancient castle. Whether you’re looking for a comfortable place to relax after exploring the town or a luxurious retreat, Palaikastro has something to suit your needs. Check below for a list of accommodation in Palaikastro.

  • 8.8 / 10
  • Palaikastro

Located 1 km away from Hiona Beach, Hiona Holiday Hotel has a swimming pool with sun terrace and a snack bar. Its air-conditioned rooms open out to a private balcony.

Hiona Holiday rooms feature wooden furnishings and have en-suite bathroom with shower. They are all equipped with a TV and minibar.

A buffet breakfast including homemade cookies and cakes is served daily at the dining area. Guests can enjoy refreshing drinks, fresh juices and coffees at the hotel’s bar.

Hiona Holiday Hotel is 1.5 km away from Kouremenou Beach and 3.5 km from Maridati Beach. The famous palm-tree forest of Vai can be reached within 6 km. Sitia Airport is at 18 km. Free parking is available on site.

  • 300 m
  • 8.3 / 10
  • Tripitos

Hotel Sea Breeze lies 2km east of Sitia and a 10-minute drive from some of the greatest beaches in Lasithi. It offers affordable rooms, many with sea views.

The hotel has large rooms with kitchen, fridge, TV, internet and air conditioning. There are rooms with sea views and rooms with views of the countryside.

The Sea Breeze offers a café bar. Free parking and free wireless internet are provided.

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€42

/night

  • 10.9 km
  • 8.8 / 10
  • Βιτσέντζου Κορνάρου 166 &1897

Situated in Sitia and within 500 metres of Sitia Beach, Palazzo di Sitia Luxury Suites has a terrace, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Palazzo di Sitia Luxury Suites features some rooms with sea views, and each room is equipped with a kettle. At the accommodation rooms have bed linen and towels.

Palazzo di Sitia Luxury Suites offers a vegan or gluten-free breakfast.

Karabopetra Beach is 2.5 km from the hotel, while Vai Palm Forest is 24 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Palazzo di Sitia Luxury Suites.

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€125

/night

  • 13.4 km
  • 8.2 / 10
  • Siteía

Situated on the quiet promenade of Sitia in Crete, Elysee Hotel is 50 metres from the beach. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and furnished balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea and the town. Facilities include a restaurant.

A satellite, flat-screen TV, a fridge and a safety deposit box are included in the rooms at the Elysee. All units are stocked with an iron and telephone. Each has a private bathroom with hairdryer.

Buffet breakfast is served in the spacious dining room. Taverns and restaurants serving Cretan and Mediterranean dishes are within a 5-minute walk.

The exotic, sandy beach of Vai with the palm-tree forest is 20 km away. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can arrange car rental and free, private parking is possible on site.

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€58

/night

  • 13.4 km
  • 8 / 10
  • Karamanli 4

The Itanos is a 3-star hotel on Sitia’s pretty waterfront, only 200-metres from the beach. This hotel offers modern rooms, friendly service and a lovely roof garden with great views.

The hotel has 72 guest rooms, all with en suite facilities. Each room has a balcony and a range of modern amenities including satellite TV.

Breakfast is included in the room rate at this hotel and is served buffet style in the main restaurant. The hotel also has an à la carte restaurant, overlooking the water, which serves many traditional Greek and Cretan dishes. There is also a bar and 2 TV lounges.

The Itanos Hotel is a 3-minute walk from Sitia’s Blue Flag beach, which is over 2.5km long. A good range of water sports are available from the beach including sailing, kayaking, diving and fishing. Mountain-biking, hiking and horse-riding can also be arranged.

Roof garden bar and the pool operates for 2023 from May 19 to October 18.

  • 13.5 km
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Gabriel Arkadiou 13

In the centre of Sitia, family-run El Greco Hotel is situated within 300 metres from the Blue Flag beach. On the ground floor you will find a breakfast hall. Wi-Fi is free throughout the property.

Each with a balcony with sea or town view, the pleasant rooms and studios are traditionally styled and decorated. They are all air conditioned and have a TV, fridge and hairdryer.

Traditional taverns and local shops can be found within 50 metres. The El Greco is near free public parking for cars. The airport is just 1 km away and the port is at 600 metres.

  • 13.6 km

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Apartments and hotels in Palaikastro town from Crete Island

Palekastro is a picturesque town situated on the eastern coast of Crete that has retained its unique character despite its growth. The town’s economy is primarily based on agriculture and tourism, and visitors can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the town’s square, which is lined with cafes and taverns. The square is the hub of activity in the town, and visitors can spend hours observing the hustle and bustle of daily life. During the summer months, weddings are a frequent occurrence in the village, and the grand wedding feast takes place in the square, to which everyone is invited. This is an excellent opportunity to experience Cretan dancing and immerse oneself in the local culture. In addition to its lively ambiance, Palekastro is also home to an ancient castle, which lends the town its name. Visitors can explore the castle and learn about the town’s rich history and heritage. Overall, Palekastro is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking to experience the authentic charm of Crete’s eastern coast.

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Best Villas in Palaikastro town

  • 9 / 10
  • Agathias

Family-run Olive Coast Suites features up-scale accommodation with views of the Kouremenos Beach or olive groves. It is located in scenic Palekastro, 900 metres from Chiona Beach.

Olive Coast Suites are air conditioned and include free WiFi. Each has a traditional kitchen with dining area, while a 26” LCD TV with satellite channels is featured in the living room . The stone details, traditional niches and the wooden furnishings create an elegant setting.

A spacious sun terrace with sun loungers and BBQ facilities are also provided at Olive Coast Suites.

Upon your arrival at Palekastro Hotel Olive Coast Suites you will be treated to a complimentary bottle of extra-virgin olive oil, local wine, bottled water and fresh fruit.

Olive Coast Suites provides easy access to the most popular beaches of Eastern Crete; Kouremenos Beach (1.2 km), and the splendid beach of Vai (8 km) with the protected Palm Tree Forest. Sitia is 17 km away, while Sitia airport and port are at 19 km.

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€125

/night

  • 830 m
  • Kouremenos Beach

Situated in Sitia, 300 metres from Kouremenos Beach and 1 km from Chiona Beach, Muses Beach Villas – Erato offers barbecue facilities and air conditioning. It has an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

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

At the villa guests are welcome to take advantage of a solarium.

Vai Palm Forest is 8.3 km from Muses Beach Villas – Erato. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 22 km from the accommodation.

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€239

/night

  • 1.7 km
  • Kouremenos Beach

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Muses Beach Villas – Cleo is located in Sitia. It features a garden, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

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

Kouremenos Beach is 200 metres from the villa, while Chiona Beach is 1 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 22 km from Muses Beach Villas – Cleo.

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€257

/night

  • 1.7 km
  • 8.5 / 10
  • Kouremenos Beach

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Muses Beach Villas – Thalia is located in Sitia. It features a garden, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

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

Kouremenos Beach is a few steps from the villa, while Chiona Beach is 1.2 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 22 km from Muses Beach Villas – Thalia.

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€276

/night

  • 1.7 km
  • Kouremenos Beach

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Muses Beach Villas – Urania is set in Sitia. It has a garden, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

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

Kouremenos Beach is a few steps from the villa, while Chiona Beach is 1.2 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 22 km from Muses Beach Villas – Urania.

  • 1.7 km
  • 9.4 / 10
  • ΕΠΑΡ. ΟΔΟΣ ΠΑΛΑΙΚΑΣΤΡΟΥ ΒΑΙ

Situated in Anevató and only 200 metres from Kouremenos Beach, Emmy Villa features accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. The air-conditioned accommodation is 1.9 km from Maridati Beach.

The villa with a terrace and sea views has 1 bedroom, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a toaster, and 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are available in the villa.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Chiona Beach is 2.4 km from the villa, while Vai Palm Forest is 6.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 21 km from Emmy Villa.

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€72

/night

  • 1.8 km

Best Apartments in Palaikastro town

  • 10 / 10
  • ΕΠΑΡ. ΟΔΟΣ ΠΑΛΑΙΚΑΣΤΡΟΥ ΒΑΪ

Boasting city views, Mythos House features accommodation with a balcony, around 2.3 km from Chiona Beach. The accommodation is 1.9 km from the Kouremenos Beach and has free WiFithroughout the property.

This air-conditioned 3-bedroom apartment comes with a kitchen, a seating area, and a flat-screen TV.

Vai Palm Forest is 8.6 km from the apartment. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from Mythos House.

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€96

/night

  • 40 m
  • 10 / 10
  • Palaikastro , Sitia

Set in Palekastron, 2 km from Kouremenos Beach and 2.3 km from Chiona Beach, Luxury studio in the centre of Palaikastro offers free WiFi and air conditioning. The property has inner courtyard and quiet street views, and is 8.6 km from Vai Palm Forest.

The apartment is fitted with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a TV with cable channels, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with garden views.

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

The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 19 km from Luxury studio in the centre of Palaikastro, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 60 m
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Επαρχιακή Οδός Σητείας - Παλeκάστρου - Βαϊ 1

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, Sunrise is set in Palekastron. It features a terrace, sea views and free WiFithroughout the property.

There is a seating area and a kitchenette complete with a fridge and kitchenware.

Kouremenos Beach is 1.9 km from the apartment, while Chiona Beach is 2.3 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from Sunrise.

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€59

/night

  • 60 m
  • 8.8 / 10
  • Ελευθερίου Βενιζέλου

Featuring mountain views, Light Blue provides accommodation with a terrace and a kettle, around 2 km from Kouremenos Beach. This apartment offers accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.

This apartment comes with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with an oven and a fridge, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a bidet. Towels and bed linen are provided in the apartment.

Chiona Beach is 2.4 km from the apartment, while Vai Palm Forest is 8.7 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from Light Blue.

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€66

/night

  • 90 m
  • 9.5 / 10
  • ΕΠΑΡ. ΟΔΟΣ ΠΑΛΑΙΚΑΣΤΡΟΥ ΒΑΪ

Set 2.1 km from Kouremenos Beach, Klelia’s Apartments offers a garden, and air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi.

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. A fridge, a stovetop and kitchenware are also featured, as well as a coffee machine.

Chiona Beach is 2.5 km from Klelia’s Apartments, while Vai Palm Forest is 8.7 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from the accommodation.

  • 130 m
  • 8.8 / 10
  • Dermitzogianni

Situated in Palekastron in the Lasithi region, with Kouremenos Beach nearby, Katerina Rooms & Studios features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking.

Each unit has an oven, fridge, a coffee machine, as well as a stovetop and kettle. Some units have a terrace and/or a balcony with sea or mountain views.

A bicycle rental service is available at the apartment.

Chiona Beach is 2.2 km from Katerina Rooms & Studios, while Vai Palm Forest is 8.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 19 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 130 m

Best Holiday homes in Palaikastro town

  • Αγίου Ισίδωρου

Situated in Palekastron, 2.1 km from Kouremenos Beach and 2.5 km from Chiona Beach, Blue house II features air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi. With quiet street views, this accommodation provides a patio.

This holiday home has 1 bedroom, a kitchen with an oven and a fridge, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom fitted with a shower. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

Vai Palm Forest is 8.9 km from the holiday home. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from Blue house II.

  • 110 m
  • 9 / 10
  • Αγίου Ισίδωρου

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace, BlueHouse III is situated in Palekastron. Located 2.1 km from Kouremenos Beach, the property provides a garden.

With free WiFi, this 1-bedroom holiday home features a flat-screen TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with an oven and fridge. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

Chiona Beach is 2.5 km from the holiday home, while Vai Palm Forest is 8.8 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from BlueHouse III.

  • 120 m
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Vitzentio Kornarou 5

Located 2.4 km from Chiona Beach and 8.6 km from Vai Palm Forest in Palekastron, Alexandra’s Home offers accommodation with a kitchen. The accommodation is 2 km from the Kouremenos Beach and features free WiFithroughout the property.

This 1-bedroom holiday home will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a living room. Towels and bed linen are provided in the holiday home.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from the holiday home.

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€85

/night

  • 120 m
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Palaikastro

Situated in Sitia, 2.2 km from Kouremenos Beach and 2.6 km from Chiona Beach, Palaikastro Holiday Apartment offers air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with garden views.

Vai Palm Forest is 8.8 km from the holiday home. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from Palaikastro Holiday Apartment.

  • 220 m
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Eleftherias 6

Anemolia Tiny Stone House offers accommodation in Palekastron, 9 km from Vai Palm Forest. With free private parking, the property is 2.2 km from Kouremenos Beach and 2.4 km from Chiona Beach.

Providing access to a terrace with garden views, the air-conditioned holiday home consists of 1 bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Towels and bed linen are offered in the holiday home.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 19 km from the holiday home.

  • 260 m
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Kouremenos

Built amidst olive groves, 500 metres from Kouremenos Bay, Liostasi consists of self-catered bungalows with Libyan Sea views. Facilities include a free-form pool with a sun terrace, as well as a BBQ. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Traditionally decorated with Cretan elements, all air-conditioned units consist of an open-plan living room with a fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen. Opening out to a patio, they offer a satellite TV and a private bathroom with a shower.

Liostasi Country Houses lies 1 km from the village of Palekastro and around 9 k from the palm tree forest of Vai. Sitia Town is 20 km away. Free, private parking is possible on site.

  • 850 m

Experiences near Palaikastro town

In Palaikastro, a charming town on Crete’s eastern coast, visitors are treated to a plethora of activities that showcase its rich culture and stunning natural beauty. This vibrant town offers a range of things to do, from exploring the ancient castle that gives Palaikastro its name, to immersing oneself in local culture at the lively town square. The square, bustling with cafes and taverns, is a perfect spot for experiencing the local lifestyle and perhaps even witnessing a traditional Cretan wedding feast during the summer months. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy the town’s proximity to beautiful beaches and gorges, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and hiking. Additionally, the town’s agricultural roots are evident in its surrounding landscapes, offering opportunities for agritourism and exploration of local farms. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, nature, or simply soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional Cretan town, Palaikastro has an array of experiences to offer.

  • 31.5 km
  • 3.1 of 5 (13)
  • Price from
  • €35

FAQ

Where is Palekastro located?

Palekastro is located on the east coast of Crete, 20 km away from Sitia.

What is the main source of income in Palekastro?

The main sources of income in Palekastro are agriculture and tourism.

Does Palekastro retain its character and charm despite its growth?

Yes, Palekastro manages to retain its character and charm despite its growth.

What is the center of activities in Palekastro?

The town’s square is the center of activities in Palekastro.

What can be found in the town’s square?

The town’s square is lined with cafes and taverns.

Can visitors try their hand at Cretan dancing in Palekastro?

Yes, visitors can try their hand at Cretan dancing in Palekastro during the wedding feasts.

What is the average temperature in Palaikastro town?

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

Which is the nearest airport to Palaikastro town?

The nearest airport to Palaikastro town is Sitia Airport, which is approximately 20 km away.

What are the popular attractions in Palaikastro town?

Palaikastro town is known for its beautiful beaches, such as Kouremenos Beach and Chiona Beach. Other popular attractions include the Minoan settlement of Roussolakkos and the Monastery of Toplou.

Is Palaikastro town a good place to visit for a beach holiday?

Yes, Palaikastro town is a great place to visit for a beach holiday. It has some of the most beautiful beaches in Crete, with crystal clear waters and golden sand.

What is the best time to visit Palaikastro town?

The best time to visit Palaikastro town is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is warm and sunny, and the sea is perfect for swimming.

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