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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Zaros town

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Zaros town

  • 9 / 10
  • Zaros

Situated at the foothills of Mount Psiloritis, just a few metres from Zaros village, Idi Hotel is a family-run hotel offering comfortable accommodation. Surrounded by a garden, it includes a pool, a restaurant and a cocktail bar. Free WiFi is provided throughout.

Opening to a balcony, all air-conditioned rooms of Idi are spacious. Free toiletries are included.

The swimming pool features a sun terrace with grassed and paved areas. Idi also offers tennis court facilities.

A buffet-style breakfast is included in the room rate, while refreshing drinks and beverages are served at the tree-lined courtyard café. At Idi Restaurant, guests can taste traditional local dishes and fresh fish from the family’s own fish-farm.

Hotel Idi offers free private, on-site parking.

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€69

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  • 620 m
  • 8.6 / 10
  • Πλατεία

Mokamvilia has an outdoor swimming pool, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Petrokefálion. The accommodation features room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. All rooms are complete with a private bathroom and air conditioning, and certain rooms have a balcony.

Phaistos is 5.8 km from Mokamvilia, while Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 6.1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 55 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 12.8 km
  • 9.3 / 10
  • Agios Mironas, Michael Archagelou

Located in Áyios Míron, 19 km from Venetian Walls, Rafkos Mansion ‘Luxury Suites & Apartments’ provides accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has garden views, and guests can enjoy access to a hot tub. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 20 km away.

At the hotel each room has air conditioning, a wardrobe, a balcony with a sea view, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, bed linen and towels. Guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

The Palace of Knossos is 23 km from Rafkos Mansion ‘Luxury Suites & Apartments’, while Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos is 35 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 23 km from the accommodation.

  • 15.8 km
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Kokkinos Harakas PB 130

Located in Sívas, 6.6 km from Phaistos, O Mikros Kosmos Hotel Resort – Adults Only provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a restaurant. Providing free WiFi throughout the property, the allergy-free hotel features a sauna.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. O Mikros Kosmos Hotel Resort – Adults Only offers certain units with pool views, and every room is equipped with a patio. At the accommodation every room comes with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes buffet, continental and American options.

Guests at O Mikros Kosmos Hotel Resort – Adults Only will be able to enjoy activities in and around Sívas, like hiking.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 10 km from the hotel. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 59 km from O Mikros Kosmos Hotel Resort – Adults Only, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€194

/night

  • 16.0 km
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Pitsidia

Located in Pitsidia, 2.1 km from Kommos Beach, Bella Vita Style rooms & apartments provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a terrace. Located around 2.5 km from Kalamaki Beach, the hotel with free WiFi is also 7.6 km away from Phaistos. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and room service for guests.

At the hotel every room has air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. All rooms include a coffee machine, while certain rooms here will provide you with a kitchen with a fridge, an oven and a stovetop. At Bella Vita Style rooms & apartments all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 11 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 60 km from Bella Vita Style rooms & apartments.

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€42

/night

  • 17.1 km
  • 9.4 / 10
  • Καλαμάκι 70200

Situated in Kalamaki Heraklion and within 100 metres of Kalamaki Beach, Elite Residence has a shared lounge, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around less than 1 km from Afratia Beach, 1.9 km from Kommos Beach and 7.8 km from Phaistos. Some units at the property have a balcony with a city view.

At the hotel, each room includes a desk. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, all rooms at Elite Residence have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms also boast a terrace. At the accommodation the rooms have bed linen and towels.

Buffet and continental breakfast options are available each morning at Elite Residence.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 10 km from the hotel. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 63 km from Elite Residence, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€46

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  • 17.4 km

What to Know Before Visiting Zaros town

Apartments and hotels in Zaros town from Crete Island

Zaros is a charming town located at an altitude of 340 metres, known for its picturesque lake and gorge. The town has a population of 3,400, who are primarily engaged in the production of olive oil, sultanas, vegetables, and spring water. Visitors can enjoy cafes near Lake Votomos and relish fresh trout at the tavern called I Limni (The Lake). Rouvas Gorge, a popular hiking destination, is located nearby. The town also has traditional water mills that have been operational since the 16th century, as well as archaeological sites and monasteries. One of the most notable features of Zaros is its water, which is bottled by Votomos SA and is renowned for its purity and taste.

In addition to the attractions mentioned above, Zaros has a couple of hotels that offer comfortable accommodation to visitors. The town’s location at the southern foothills of Mountain Psiloritis makes it an ideal base for exploring the surrounding areas. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll around the lake, go fishing, or hike through the scenic Rouvas Gorge. The town’s rich history and culture are reflected in its traditional water mills, archaeological sites, and monasteries.

Zaros is also known for its production of trout and salmon from fish farms. The town’s water is bottled and sold by Votomos SA, which is renowned for its purity and taste. Overall, Zaros is a must-visit destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature and a glimpse into the authentic Cretan way of life.

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Best Villas in Zaros town

  • 9.9 / 10
  • Moronion

Situated in Morónion, 39 km from Venetian Walls and 40 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Villa Moroni features air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi. With mountain views, this accommodation provides a balcony.

Boasting a Blu-ray player, the villa has a kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a toaster, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 4 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms with a walk-in shower and a bath. A flat-screen TV with streaming services and DVD player, as well as a CD player are available.

A car rental service is available at the villa.

The Palace of Knossos is 43 km from Villa Moroni, while Phaistos is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 42 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 4.3 km
  • 8.8 / 10
  • Tzaniana Tzaniana

Boasting garden views, Villa Tzaniana offers accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 35 km from Venetian Walls. This villa features air-conditioned accommodation with a patio.

The villa is fitted with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

The villa has a barbecue and a garden.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 36 km from Villa Tzaniana, while The Palace of Knossos is 39 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 38 km from the accommodation.

  • 4.4 km
  • 9.9 / 10
  • Μοίρες Άγιος Αντώνιος Βρέλη

Located in Moírai, 44 km from Venetian Walls and 45 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Carob Villa offers air conditioning. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

A car rental service is available at the villa, while fishing and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

The Palace of Knossos is 48 km from Carob Villa, while Phaistos is 11 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 47 km from the accommodation.

  • 7.0 km
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Eparchiaki Odos Agias Varvaras - Lochrianou

Situated in Zarós, 42 km from Psiloritis National Park and 17 km from Museum of Cretan Ethnology, Cretan Nature Villa Alexandra offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers a private pool, free WiFi and free private parking.

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

Phaistos is 20 km from the villa, while Arkadi Monastery is 43 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 54 km from Cretan Nature Villa Alexandra.

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€245

/night

  • 7.2 km
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Καλοχωραφίτης

Located in Kalochorafitis and only 46 km from Psiloritis National Park, Villa ONAR provides accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. This villa features air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony.

The villa with a terrace and sea views features 5 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a fridge, and 2 bathrooms with a shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in the villa.

The villa offers a barbecue. Guests can enjoy the pool with a view at Villa ONAR.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 5.9 km from the accommodation, while Phaistos is 8.6 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 63 km from Villa ONAR.

  • 8.3 km
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Ano Moulia

Set 31 km from Venetian Walls, Draganigo Luxury Stone Houses 40 min from Matala offers accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and free shuttle service for your convenience. Free WiFi is availablethroughout the property.

Fitted with a patio, the units offer air conditioning and feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with walk-in shower and a hair dryer. An oven, a microwave and toaster are also featured, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

The villa offers a barbecue.

A car rental service is available at Draganigo Luxury Stone Houses 40 min from Matala.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 32 km from the accommodation, while The Palace of Knossos is 35 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 34 km from Draganigo Luxury Stone Houses 40 min from Matala, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€88

/night

  • 8.5 km

Best Apartments in Zaros town

  • 9.8 / 10
  • Οδός Αγίου Γεωργίου

Situated in Zarós, 42 km from Venetian Walls and 43 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Froso’s Home features air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With garden views, this accommodation offers a patio.

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

The apartment can conveniently provide information at the reception to help guests to get around the area.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

The Palace of Knossos is 45 km from Froso’s Home, while Phaistos is 21 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 45 km from the accommodation.

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€65

/night

  • 80 m
  • 8.6 / 10
  • Τσικριτσή , 1ος όροφος

Situated in Zarós, 42 km from Venetian Walls and 43 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Orange apartment offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

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

A car rental service is available at the apartment, while hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

The Palace of Knossos is 46 km from Orange apartment, while Phaistos is 20 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 45 km from the accommodation.

  • 430 m
  • Zaros

Situated in Zarós in the Crete region, Asterion Bella View features a balcony. The accommodation is 42 km from the Venetian Walls and has free WiFithroughout the property.

Providing access to a terrace with garden views, the air-conditioned apartment consists of 1 bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen. A flat-screen TV is available.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 44 km from the apartment, while The Palace of Knossos is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 46 km from Asterion Bella View.

  • 780 m
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Unnamed Street, Kato Zaros

Kato Zaros Apartments features air-conditioned guest accommodation in Zarós, 43 km from Venetian Walls, 44 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 47 km from The Palace of Knossos. Free WiFi is offeredthroughout the property.

The accommodation comes with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer, while the kitchen has an oven, a toaster and a stovetop. Some units feature a terrace and/or a balcony with mountain views.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 14 km from the apartment, while Phaistos is 21 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 46 km from Kato Zaros Apartments.

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€49

/night

  • 1.1 km
  • 9 / 10
  • PLOUTI, MOIRES

Set in Moírai, 38 km from Venetian Walls and 39 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Diogenis House traditional vacation family place offers air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. The apartment has access to a restaurant.

The apartment with a balcony and mountain views features 1 bedroom, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave, and 2 bathrooms with a walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

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

The Palace of Knossos is 42 km from the apartment, while Phaistos is 16 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 41 km from Diogenis House traditional vacation family place.

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€86

/night

  • 6.0 km
  • 9.5 / 10
  • undefined road

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a patio, House Angelina is situated in Galiá. It features a terrace, mountain views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The apartment with a balcony and sea views has 3 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 2 bathrooms with a shower. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment.

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

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 8.8 km from House Angelina, while Phaistos is 10 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 54 km from the accommodation.

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€99

/night

  • 6.8 km

Best Holiday homes in Zaros town

  • 9 / 10
  • Τσικριτσή

Featuring garden views, Papa-Antonis Stone House offers accommodation with a garden and a patio, around 42 km from Venetian Walls. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

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 walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 43 km from the holiday home, while The Palace of Knossos is 46 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 45 km from Papa-Antonis Stone House.

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€54

/night

  • 230 m
  • 10 / 10
  • ΖΑΡΟΣ

Offering garden views, Zaros Cottage is an accommodation located in Zarós, 43 km from Heraklion Archaeological Museum and 45 km from The Palace of Knossos. The air-conditioned accommodation is 42 km from Venetian Walls, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The holiday home is equipped with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with mountain views.

The holiday home features a barbecue, garden and sun terrace, which can be enjoyed by guests if the weather permits.

Phaistos is 20 km from Zaros Cottage, while Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 21 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 45 km from the accommodation.

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€83

/night

  • 440 m
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Παναγία

Featuring lake views, PALIAMA BY THE RIVER offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 41 km from Venetian Walls. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home is fitted 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 holiday home offers a barbecue. A outdoor play equipment is also available at PALIAMA BY THE RIVER, while guests can also relax in the garden.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 42 km from the accommodation, while The Palace of Knossos is 45 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 44 km from PALIAMA BY THE RIVER.

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€72

/night

  • 2.9 km
  • 8 / 10
  • ΠΛΟΥΤΗ Ισόγειο

Featuring inner courtyard views, Gallery House Plouti offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 38 km from Venetian Walls. Including a garden, this holiday home also features a restaurant.

The holiday home is fitted with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with garden views.

The holiday home offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings and Gallery House Plouti can arrange a car rental service.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum is 39 km from the accommodation, while The Palace of Knossos is 42 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 41 km from Gallery House Plouti.

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€49

/night

  • 5.9 km
  • 9 / 10
  • Galia

Set in Galiá, 8.7 km from Museum of Cretan Ethnology and 10 km from Phaistos, House of Athina and Fanourios offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With garden views, this accommodation features a patio.

The holiday home with a terrace and mountain views features 3 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

There is a garden with a barbecue at this property and guests can go cycling nearby.

The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 54 km from the holiday home.

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€75

/night

  • 6.7 km
  • 9.5 / 10
  • Magarikari

Situated 46 km from Psiloritis National Park, Il Silenzio offers air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace.

Featuring free WiFi, the units have a washing machine and a flat-screen TV with streaming services. An oven, a fridge and stovetop are also available in the kitchen, as well as a coffee machine.

The holiday home has a barbecue and a garden, which can be enjoyed by guests if the weather permits.

Museum of Cretan Ethnology is 10 km from Il Silenzio, while Phaistos is 12 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 61 km from the accommodation.

  • 7.3 km

FAQ

Where is Zaros located?

Zaros is located in Greece, at an altitude of 340 metres, at the southern foothills of Mountain Psiloritis. It is 44 km from Heraklion.

What is the population of Zaros?

The population of Zaros is 3,400.

What are the main products produced in Zaros?

The main products produced in Zaros are olive oil, sultanas, vegetables, and spring water. There are also a couple of fish farms that serve both trout and salmon.

What are some tourist attractions in Zaros?

Some tourist attractions in Zaros include Lake Votomos, Rouvas Gorge, traditional water mills, archaeological sites, and monasteries.

What is the famous water brand from Zaros?

The famous water brand from Zaros is called ZAROS, which is bottled by a company called Votomos SA.

Are there any accommodations in Zaros?

Yes, there are a couple of hotels in Zaros.

Is there any hiking trail in Zaros?

Yes, Rouvas Gorge is part of the Psiloritis mountain range and is on the hiking route known as the E4 European Walking Path.

What is the name of the tavern that serves fresh trout in Zaros?

The tavern that serves fresh trout in Zaros is called I Limni (The Lake).

What kind of cafes are there in Zaros?

There are cafes near Lake Votomos in Zaros.

What is the average temperature in Zaros town?

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

Where is Zaros town located in Crete?

Zaros town is located in the central part of Crete, about 44 km south of Heraklion.

Which is the nearest airport to Zaros town?

The nearest airport to Zaros town is Heraklion International Airport, which is about 50 km away.

What are the popular attractions in Zaros town?

Some of the popular attractions in Zaros town include the Zaros Lake, the Rouvas Gorge, the Vrontisi Monastery, and the Agios Nikolaos Church. Additionally, visitors can enjoy hiking, cycling, and exploring the traditional villages in the area.

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