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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Piskokefalo village

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Piskokefalo village

  • 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

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  • 3.3 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.

  • 3.4 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.

  • 3.5 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

  • 3.7 km
  • 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

  • 4.1 km
  • 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.

  • 15.0 km

What to Know Before Visiting Piskokefalo village

Apartments and hotels in Piskokefalo village from Crete Island

Piskokéfalo is a picturesque village located 3 km south of Sitia, Crete. It is famous for being the birthplace of the renowned poet Vincentzos Kornaros, who wrote the masterpiece of Medieval poetry, Erotokritos. The village has a rich history, having been mentioned in the census of 1577 by Fr. Barozzi and serving as the headquarters of the commanding officer after the town of Sitia was destroyed by the pirate Chairentin Barbarossa in 1538.

Today, Piskokéfalo is a charming village that offers a range of attractions for visitors. The house of Kornaros is a must-visit for literature enthusiasts, while the village square is a great place to relax with a cup of coffee or a meal. Visitors can also explore the spring at Zou, the old water mill, the church of Agia Anna, and the small chapel of Panagia Trapezounta.

In addition to these cultural attractions, Piskokéfalo is also known for its stunning natural beauty. The village is surrounded by lush greenery and offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the village’s winding streets and admire the traditional architecture of the houses. The locals are friendly and welcoming, and visitors can experience the warm hospitality of the Cretan people.

Overall, Piskokéfalo is a hidden gem that offers a unique glimpse into the rich history and culture of Crete, as well as its stunning natural beauty. It is definitely worth a visit for anyone traveling to the island.

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Best Villas in Piskokefalo village

  • 10 / 10
  • Agion Panton Piskokefalo

Boasting garden views, Olive House Traditional Villa with Pool features accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 28 km from Vai Palm Forest. This villa has a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa features 4 bedrooms, 4 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 reception at the villa can provide tips on the area.

At Olive House Traditional Villa with Pool guests are welcome to take advantage of a fitness centre. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation, while fishing can be enjoyed nearby.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 6 km from Olive House Traditional Villa with Pool.

  • 1.2 km
  • 9.3 / 10
  • Άγιος Νικόλαος Σητεία ΣΗΤΕΙΑ

Set in Sitia, within 29 km of Vai Palm Forest, Elisavet sports villa offers accommodation with air conditioning. This villa has a private pool, a garden and free private parking.

With free WiFi, this 1-bedroom villa offers a flat-screen TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with an oven and fridge. Towels and bed linen are offered in the villa.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 7 km from the villa.

  • 1.7 km
  • Xerokamares 0

Set in Sitia and only 1.7 km from Sitia Beach, Panorama Villa Private Pool, BBQ, Parking offers accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. With mountain views, this accommodation features a terrace and a swimming pool.

Boasting a game console, the villa has a kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 3 bedrooms, and 4 bathrooms with a hot tub and a bidet. Towels and bed linen are offered in the villa.

At the villa guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub and a fitness centre. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at Panorama Villa Private Pool, BBQ, Parking.

Deep River Beach is 3 km from the accommodation, while Vai Palm Forest is 24 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 2 km from Panorama Villa Private Pool, BBQ, Parking, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€69

/night

  • 2.3 km
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Petras

Located in Sitia and only less than 1 km from Sitia Beach, Kreta Villa Anastasia provides accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. This villa offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony.

The villa comes with 2 bedrooms, 3 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 an outdoor fireplace. In addition to a year-round outdoor pool, Kreta Villa Anastasia also features a outdoor play equipment.

Karabopetra Beach is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Vai Palm Forest is 23 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 3 km from Kreta Villa Anastasia.

  • 2.5 km
  • 10 / 10
  • Επαρχιακή Οδός Σητείας-Καριδίου

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, garden view and a balcony, La Casa Verde is located in Epáno Dhris. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a minibar and a kitchenware, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a hot tub.

The villa offers a hot tub. Guests can also relax in the garden.

Vai Palm Forest is 26 km from La Casa Verde. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 12 km from the accommodation.

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€243

/night

  • 2.9 km
  • 10 / 10
  • 1st km Main Road Sitia Palekastro

Located in Sitia, the beachfront Blue Horizon Villa & Suites feature a well-tended garden, an outdoor pool and a sun terrace overlooking the Cretan Sea. It offers elegantly decorated accommodation with free WiFi access and a bathroom with hydromassage shower cabin. The centre of Sitia is 500 metres away.

Fitted with carefully chosen furnishings, top-quality mattresses and linen, and eco-friendly materials, the units at Blue Horizon Villa & Suites have a fully-equipped kitchen with oven, refrigerator, toaster, microwave and coffee maker. Air conditioning and a LED TV with satellite channels are also available. Some units also include a fireplace, a washing machine and a dishwasher.

A common seating area, a shaded dining area and BBQ facilities can be found in the garden. Free sun loungers and umbrellas are also available.

Agios Nikolaos is 69 km from Blue Horizon Villa & Suites and the famous palm forest of Vai is 25 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 2 km from the property. Free, on-site parking is provided.

  • 3.1 km

Best Apartments in Piskokefalo village

  • 9.7 / 10
  • Kato Episkopi

Located in Sitia, within 26 km of Vai Palm Forest, George’s Home offers accommodation with air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

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

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 5 km from the apartment.

  • 810 m
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Παπούρα Σητείας

Set in Sitia, Itida Suites offers accommodation with a terrace or a balcony, free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as pool with a view and a garden.

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

Sitia Beach is less than 1 km from the apartment, while Karabopetra Beach is 2.8 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 2 km from Itida Suites.

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€72

/night

  • 2.6 km
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Sarantapichos

Amvikas suites-Sitia has mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Sitia, 28 km from Vai Palm Forest.

The accommodation comes with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and slippers, while the kitchen features an oven, a toaster and a fridge. Some units include a terrace and/or a balcony with garden or inner courtyard views.

At the apartment guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 3 km from Amvikas suites-Sitia.

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€122

/night

  • 2.8 km
  • 9.6 / 10
  • 33 Δημοκρατίας

Set in Sitia and only less than 1 km from Sitia Beach, Sitia View offers accommodation with sea views, free WiFi and free private parking. This apartment features air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace.

This apartment is fitted with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a bath. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Deep River Beach is 2.6 km from the apartment, while Karabopetra Beach is 2.9 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Sitia View.

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€111

/night

  • 2.8 km
  • 9.6 / 10
  • Επαρχιακή Οδός Σητείας - Παλeκάστρου - Βαϊ

Located in Petrás, 600 metres from Sitia Beach and less than 1 km from Karabopetra Beach, 2 Bedroom Seaside apartment in Sitia provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. Guests staying at this apartment have access to a patio.

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 shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the apartment, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Vai Palm Forest is 22 km from 2 Bedroom Seaside apartment in Sitia. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 3 km from the accommodation.

  • 3.1 km
  • 8.7 / 10
  • Petras, Siteia

Just 30 metres from the beach and 600 metres from the centre of Sitia, Bay View Apartments offer air-conditioned accommodation with direct Cretan Sea views. The site of ancient Petras is 100 metres away.

Featuring a kitchenette, all apartments at Bay View open to a furnished balcony. Fitted with built-in beds and a sofa, each unit is bright and simply furnished. A TV is included.

Guests may find a supermarket as well as several bars and traditional taverns at a distance of 600 metres.

The popular palm forest in Vai is 25 km away. Sitia Airport is at a distance of about 3 km.

  • 3.2 km

Best Holiday homes in Piskokefalo village

  • 10 / 10
  • Unnamed Road

Located in Káto Episkopí, 27 km from Vai Palm Forest, Aggel’s House – stone house – private pool – courtyard – countryside views provides air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. This holiday home also features a private pool.

The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, a washing machine and 2 bathrooms with a hair dryer. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 5 km from Aggel’s House – stone house – private pool – courtyard – countryside views.

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€144

/night

  • 850 m
  • Epar. Od. Sitias Karidiou

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, The old cheese hut is situated in Zou.

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

Vai Palm Forest is 29 km from the holiday home. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 7 km from The old cheese hut.

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€133

/night

  • 1.7 km
  • 8.2 / 10
  • Ανεμομύλια

Featuring garden views, Amalthia provides accommodation with a garden, around 25 km from Vai Palm Forest. The air-conditioned accommodation is 2.2 km from Sitia Beach, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site.

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

The holiday home offers a barbecue.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 3 km from Amalthia.

  • 1.8 km
  • 8.3 / 10
  • karavopetra

Located in Sitia and only 300 metres from Karabopetra Beach, Rock and Sea View House provides accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. This holiday home offers air-conditioned accommodation with a patio.

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

The holiday home offers a picnic area. Guests at Rock and Sea View House can enjoy fishing and hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Sitia Beach is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Vai Palm Forest is 21 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 4 km from Rock and Sea View House.

  • 3.8 km
  • 9.1 / 10
  • ΖΕΡΒΑΚΗ 7

Boasting sea views, Artemis ΙnCreteble Cretan Resindences Collection provides accommodation with a lounge and a balcony, around 1.9 km from Plakes Beach. This holiday home features free private parking, a kitchen and free WiFi.

The holiday home has 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and 1 WC.

The holiday home offers a terrace.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Artemis ΙnCreteble Cretan Resindences Collection.

  • 4.4 km
  • 9.4 / 10
  • Ρούσσα Εκκλησιά

Located in Sitia, 22 km from Vai Palm Forest, Maisonette in Roussa Ekklisia provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.

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

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 9 km from the holiday home.

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€54

/night

  • 4.7 km

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FAQ

Where is Piskokefalo located?

Piskokefalo is located 3 km south of Sitia.

Who is Vincentzos Kornaros?

Vincentzos Kornaros is a great poet who wrote the masterpiece of Medieval poetry, Erotokritos. He was born in Piskokefalo.

When was Piskokefalo mentioned in the census?

Piskokefalo was mentioned in the census of 1577 by Fr. Barozzi.

Why did Piskokefalo become the seat of the commanding officer?

Piskokefalo became the seat of the commanding officer after the destruction of the town of Sitia in 1538 by the pirate Chairentin Barbarossa.

What can visitors do in Piskokefalo?

Visitors can see the house of Kornaros, enjoy a coffee or a meal at the village’s square, visit the spring at Zou, the old water mill, the church of Agia Anna and the small chapel of Panagia Trapezounta.

What is the average temperature in Piskokéfalo village?

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

Where is Piskokéfalo village located?

Piskokéfalo village is located in the region of Heraklion, on the island of Crete, Greece.

What is the nearest airport to Piskokéfalo village?

The nearest airport to Piskokéfalo village is Heraklion International Airport, which is approximately 25 km away.

What are some attractions near Piskokéfalo village?

Some attractions near Piskokéfalo village include the Palace of Knossos, the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, the Cretaquarium, and the Watercity Waterpark. Additionally, visitors can explore the nearby beaches of Ammoudara and Agia Pelagia.

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