Myrtos Hotel

Crete - Greece


Cozy, family rooms at Myrtos Hotel

16 lovely rooms offer all modern facilities such us air conditioning, bath/shower, toilet, telephone, safe, balcony and minibar. You can choose between highland and see view. The sun is always shining. You ever took a deep look to the crystal clear stars in the mediterranean night? Try Crete. It´s overwhelming.

In less than a 5 minute’s walk you hit the free beach and – if you want – rest under your booked umbrella. Hire a boat, try some scuba diving or just get a great tan. Tavernas near by offer all greec specialities almost around the clock. Nevertheless the place is calm and perfect for chilling. A great beach!

Either full or halfboard are served in the hotel own restaurant. Typical cretan cuisine combined with local food and drinks leads to unforgettable holidays. The hospitality and warmth of the Greek people is world famous and the atmosphere in this little town (600 citizens) very much impressive: perfect wheather all over the island and throughout the year. One particular detail makes Myrtos unique: there´s never wind. Myrtos is always calm and easy. Only insider know this.

The hotel´s jewelry shop is family owned as well and gives you additional chances to buy local and international art and gifts. Either as souvenir or as a present for your love ones back home.

Rates and online booking

Room rates and online booking

Low season rates (Jan 15 to Jul 15 and Sep 15 to Dec 15)

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High season rates (From Jul 15 to Sep 15)

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*All prices are in euro per room, per day, including taxes. Drinks are not included. All rooms have A/C. 

Location - Excursions

Welcome to Myrtos of Crete!

Myrtos is located 15 km from Ierapetra (the southernmost town of Europe) and 120 km from Heraklion-Airport. It’s a day trip or less from to all the southern sightseeing places: Vai palm beach, Knossos, Lassithi high lands… And along the road you’ll find the finest beaches ever. And don’t forget to discover Chrissi Island. A short boat trip takes you to one of the last paradises in europe. 50 mins with the public ferry. Half of it by private charter.

Bike and offroad Motorbike fans have a wide area at hand: mountains, beaches, natural roads ecc. Rental through the hotel. Care for a walk? Like to climb the hills and mountains?

Just ask your host: Emmanuel “Mano” Petsagourakis and his family are pleased to help you out in any question concerning your holiday in Crete.



Visit great places near Myrtos

Myrtos is an ideal spot for day trips and adventures. Most attractions are spaced from 500m to 100km far from Myrtos. There are sightseens that you can visit on foot and by car. In the village there is a tour office for daily walks in a very remarkable and unknown places even from the locals. 

Plateau of Lasithi

Plateau of Lasithi

Distance from Myrtos 80 km

An idyllic plateau in the center of the county is known for the thousands of windmills placed there, and it’s said to be the birthplace of Zeus (Diktean Cave).

The city of Ierapetra

The city of Ierapetra

Distance from Myrtos 15 km

At the city of Ierapetra you should visit the Venetian Castle of the Old Town,  the Archaeological Museum and the marketplace with the commercial stores, especially Saturday's street flea market that you can buy several little things at great prices
Knossos Archeological Site

Knossos Archaeological Museum

Distance from Myrtos 100 km

The Great Minoan Palace is the main site of Knossos site, an important city in antiquity and the most important center of the Minoan civilization. This is the first visited archaeological site on Crete and a place you must see.
Vai - Forest of palm trees

Vai – The forest of palm trees

Distance from Myrtos 100 km

Vai is a fantastic beach filled with palm trees in the eastern end of Crete. It’s a good idea to combine your visit there with the town of Sitia, the archaeological site of Zakros and historical Toplou Monastery.
Spinaloga island

Spinalonga island

Distance from Myrtos 60 km

It is a small island near Elounda and is known as the island of lepers. It is the most visited archaeological site in Crete after Knossos. In the Venetian castle of the island were living, isolated, the lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece until 1957
Gaidouronisi island

Gaidouronisi island

Distance from Myrtos 15 km (approx. 45 minutes on boat)

A small island just 8 miles from the port of Ierapetra. Image a little tropical island with turquoise waters, beaches with black sand full of shells and the unique cedars of Lebanon. Recommended for those who want quick natural suntan. There are daily departures from the pier of Ierapetra
Canyon of Sarakina

Canyon of Sarakina

Distance from Myrtos 6 km

Located just 6 km from Myrtos is the sheer beauty of the Sarakina canyon. The length of the canyon is 1,5 km and it’s width is from 3 meters the narrower to 10 meters at the wider point. The walls of the canyon reach a maximum height of 150 meters which makes it very impressive. The water is flowing almost all year round and is rich in vegetation and bird species. It is ideal for daily visits with your children

Rent a car with your room

Crete is a great place to explore. From mountains to the sea , there are plenty of places to visit and explore. Myrtos is ideal to be your base for daily excursions with a car. Now rent a car with your room booking from Myrtos Hotel in Crete and enjoy special rates and large variety of vehicles for all your needs.


Low season: 1/4/2014-14/7/2014 and 15/9/2014-31/3/2015

High Season: 15/7/2014-15/9/2014


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Manager: Emmanuel Petsagourakis

Crete, Greece

Tel +30 2842051227 - 2842051209
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Mobile No +30 6974774257

Adress:Myrtos, Crete, Greece
Phone:+30 2842051227
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