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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Sitia

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Sitia

In the charming town of Sitia in Crete, a variety of delightful accommodations await. From cosy hotels to rooms and apartments for rent, there’s a perfect spot for every traveller. Choose a stay right in the heart of the town overlooking the bay, or opt for a beachside location, just a leisurely 5-10 minute stroll along the scenic promenade to the bustling town centre. Below, find a comprehensive list of accommodations in Sitia Town to make your holiday truly memorable.

  • 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.

  • 250 m
  • 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.

  • 340 m
  • 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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  • 440 m
  • 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

  • 520 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

  • 3.3 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.

  • 14.1 km

What to Know Before Visiting Sitia

Apartments and hotels in Sitia from Crete Island

Situated on the easternmost point of Crete, the charming coastal town of Sitia is a popular tourist destination known for its tranquil Mediterranean port and picturesque scenery. The town is located in a semicircle on the western side of the Bay of Sitia and serves as the capital of the county with the same name. It is approximately 69 km east of Agios Nikolaos and offers a serene atmosphere that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Apart from its natural beauty, Sitia is also home to several historical and cultural landmarks that are worth exploring. One of the most notable attractions is the Venetian fortress which overlooks the town and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The Archaeological Museum of Sitia is another popular destination that houses a collection of artefacts from the Minoan and Roman periods.

For those looking to relax and soak up the sun, Sitia’s beaches are a must-visit destination. The town’s beaches are known for their crystal-clear waters and soft sand, making them perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and other water activities.

Overall, Sitia is a perfect destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty and history of Crete. With its stunning natural scenery, rich cultural heritage, and serene atmosphere, Sitia is a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to Crete.

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Best Villas in Sitia

  • 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

  • 1.1 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.

  • 1.1 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.

  • 1.6 km
  • 9.3 / 10
  • Πετράς - Κεφάλα -

Featuring sea views, Sitia Blue offers accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around less than 1 km from Karabopetra Beach. This beachfront property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi.

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, 5 bedrooms, and 4 bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a bidet. The air-conditioned villa also features a flat-screen TV, washing machine and 4 bathrooms with a bath.

Barbecue facilities are provided and guests can also relax in the garden, beside the pool with a view, or in the shared lounge area.

Sitia Beach is 1.6 km from the villa, while Vai Palm Forest is 22 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 4 km from Sitia Blue.

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€45

/night

  • 2.2 km
  • 8.9 / 10
  • Petras-Karavopetra Karamanli 34

Featuring city views, Blue Vista Cottage Sitia offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 800 metres from Karabopetra Beach. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

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

If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings and the villa can arrange a car rental service.

Sitia Beach is 1.5 km from Blue Vista Cottage Sitia, while Vai Palm Forest is 22 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 4 km from the accommodation.

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€78

/night

  • 2.2 km
  • 8.9 / 10
  • Σητεία πριν από Παναγία Φανερωμένη

Located in Roússa Límni, right next to the beach, Stonehouse villas with breathtaking view features self-catering accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi. The property provides barbecue facilities as well as a garden.

The villas feature 1 separate bedroom and includes a kitchen with an oven and a dining area.

The villas offer a terrace. If you would like to discover the area, snorkelling is possible in the surroundings.

Agios Nikolaos and Elounda are around 80 km from Stonehouse villas with breathtaking view. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 120 km from the property.

  • 3.2 km

Best Apartments in Sitia

  • 9.6 / 10
  • 15 Καζαντζάκη 2ος όροφος

~Lovey-Dovey~ nice & central apartment ~Sitia~ is located in Sitia, 400 metres from Sitia Beach, 2.4 km from Karabopetra Beach, and 24 km from Vai Palm Forest. Guests staying at this apartment have access to free WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony.

This 2-bedroom apartment will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a living room.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from the apartment.

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€76

/night

  • 250 m
  • 9.1 / 10
  • Μουρούζη

Located in Sitia, 600 metres from Sitia Beach and 2.6 km from Karabopetra Beach, Traditional stone house provides air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With quiet street views, this accommodation features a patio.

The apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with inner courtyard views.

Deep River Beach is 2.9 km from the apartment, while Vai Palm Forest is 24 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Traditional stone house.

  • 270 m
  • 9.4 / 10
  • 10 Φουνταλιδού

Situated in Sitia, 400 metres from Sitia Beach and 2.4 km from Karabopetra Beach, SITIA CITY CENTER luxury apartment features air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. The property has city and quiet street views, and is 24 km from Vai Palm Forest.

Boasting a PS3, the apartment has a kitchen with an oven, a microwave and a toaster, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a hot tub. A flat-screen TV with streaming services and a Blu-ray player are available.

The apartment offers a sun terrace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at SITIA CITY CENTER luxury apartment, while walking tours and pub crawls can be enjoyed nearby.

The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 1 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€143

/night

  • 280 m
  • 8.2 / 10
  • 31 Φλέμινγκ

Set in Sitia, less than 1 km from Sitia Beach and 2.7 km from Deep River Beach, Cozy apartment offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. It is situated 2.8 km from Karabopetra Beach and features luggage storage space.

The apartment with a terrace and city 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 bidet. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment.

Vai Palm Forest is 24 km from the apartment. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Cozy apartment.

  • 280 m
  • 8.6 / 10
  • 113 Eleftheriou Venizelou

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a plunge pool, Plateia Home Best View-2min from beach is located in Sitia. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, tennis at the tennis court, and free WiFi.

The apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, 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.

A car rental service is available at the apartment.

Sitia Beach is 300 metres from Plateia Home Best View-2min from beach, while Karabopetra Beach is 2.3 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public, 2 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€69

/night

  • 290 m
  • 9.1 / 10
  • Kazantzaki 2

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, Sitia Old Port studio – 3min walk to beach – AC – WIFI is set in Sitia. The Vai Palm Forest is within 24 km of the apartment.

With free WiFi, this apartment offers a TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with a fridge and stovetop. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

Sitia Beach is 300 metres from the apartment, while Karabopetra Beach is 2.3 km away. The nearest airport is Sitia Public Airport, 1 km from Sitia Old Port studio – 3min walk to beach – AC – WIFI.

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€98

/night

  • 320 m

Best Holiday homes in Sitia

  • 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.

  • 1.2 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.

  • 1.5 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.

  • 2.7 km
  • 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

  • 3.6 km
  • 8.6 / 10
  • Agia Fotia, Sitias

Villa Katerina Holiday Apartments is a self-catering accommodation located in Agia Fotia Village in Sitia, just 6km from the city centre. It features a garden, while free WiFi access is available in public areas.

Opening to a terrace, all houses will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a fireplace. There is a full kitchen with a refrigerator and kitchenware. Featuring a shower the bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and a washing machine. Other facilities at Villa Katerina Holiday Apartments include a barbecue.

Tavernas and cafes are 5 km away. Sitia Airport is at a distance of 6 km and Heraklion International Airport is located 130 km from Villa Katerina. Activities in the surrounding area include cycling and hiking. Free private parking is possible on site.

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€65

/night

  • 4.7 km
  • 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

  • 5.0 km

Experiences near Sitia

Sitia, a town that marries natural splendour with cultural richness, offers an array of experiences for every traveller. Dive into history at the Folklore Museum of Sitia, stroll along the vibrant harbour, or explore ancient treasures at the Archaeological Museum. Yet, Sitia’s charm extends beyond these landmarks. Discover more activities and experiences in and around this enchanting town in the list below.

FAQ

Is Sitia in Crete worth visiting?

Absolutely! Sitia is a charming coastal town and a popular tourist destination known for its tranquil Mediterranean port and picturesque scenery. 

Where is Sitia located?

Sitia is located in the easternmost part of Crete.

How far is Sitia from Agios Nikolaos?

Sitia is sited 69 km east of Agios Nikolaos.

How do you get to Sitia Greece?

You can also reach Sitia by bus or car from Agios Nikolaos in about 1.5 hours and from Heraklion in about 2.5 hours.

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