Palaiokastro, due to its panoramic location is characterised as the “Balcony of Heraklion” offering breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea! The amphitheatre style construction of these wonderful villas, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the sea and the famous Dia’s Island. The nearest beaches are Palaiokastro, Pantantassa and Helidoni and. Not far there is also Ligaria Beach. Close to the Villa you can also find several tavernas, super market and pharmacy.
In the nearby locations of Gazi and Ammoudara guests can find all daily amenities, such as large super markets, gas station, ATM machine, butcher, fish monger and many more.
Additionally there are many places that can be easily visited from the villa and attractive for daily entertainment for families with children such as a water park, the Cretaquarium, Planetarium, dinosaurs theme park etc. Other major facilities of the island are only a breath away from the villa, such as the Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and the port of the city, as well as the exit to the highway that gives easy access to the centre of Heraklion and to the other cities in Crete such as Rethymno, Chania, Agios Nikolaos, Hersonissos, Malia, Elounda and others.
Furthermore if you are looking for privileges that only a big city can offer, then the city of Heraklion is 13 km away and offers unique facilities and a wide variety of entertainment. The Knossos palace (17km) and the archeological museum in Heraklion (16 km) are also worth to visit. Staying in our villa offers you an opportunity of total relaxation in a quiet and secluded area with being in small distances to living areas at the same time. Due to the location, having a car is essential to reach the nearby beaches, villages and shops.