Eliathos building complex is a unique destination of refined beauty, superbly located just 500m south of the historic village of Archanes in Heraklion, outlooking the grand historical mountain of Youchtas and to the wide blue of the gulf of Heraklion.

If you are looking for a quiet and relaxing place with a beautiful view over Archanes then it would be your favorite choice.  The pool is just superb and refreshing for the long hot Summer days.

Its 10 charming residence houses and studios, with names inspired of celestial signs, nestle in a hillside, in a lush estate covering 10.000 m2, among olive groves and vineyards. Built with zest and taste, they stand out for their beauty, their high aesthetics and their spacious and warm living areas.

The outdoor aspect of the complex is perfectly adjusted to the surroundings, following the traditional colour of the Archanes area. The warm decoration of the interior in combination with the contemporary concept of service rendering guarantees a comfortable and enjoyable stay for all guests.

Eliathos is the ideal destination for relaxation and rejuvenation all year round. Its guests have the opportunity to surrender to the absolute peace of nature and appreciate the warm and friendly smile that is always available to them, building a new bond with the place, the buildings, the environment, the people, and eventually with themselves.

Eliathos Residence offers home comforts with the professional services and personal attention of a hotel., including free DVDs and board games and free wireless internet.  

Prepare meals in your fully equipped kitchen. Spend the evening watching the free DVDs in your studio. Sit outside on your private veranda and admire the beautiful natural landscape surrounding Eliathos Residence. After a day of exploring the great outdoors, relax in your spa bath.

Eliathos Residence can organise tours and activities according to your personal interests. Join in with seasonal activities including grape gathering, wine making, olive oil producing and raki making.

Go horse-riding with the horses from Eliathos’ nearby farm. Enjoy traditional Cretan cooking demonstrations. Visit the monuments and archaeological sites of Archanes, Knossos and Heraklion.

  • Hotel Name: Eliathos Residence Houses
  • Area: Heraklion, Archanes
  • Why Go: Beautiful Terraces and Gardens,Countryside,Family-Friendly,Friendly enviroment,Lovely Views,Quiet location,Relaxed,Village Athmosphere

Why we like it

  • The staff is very welcoming, helpful and with a passion for archeology.
  • You can rely on the caretaker of Eliathos for providing tips for very interesting trips in the area!
  • A very comfortable, hospitable place close to Heraklion Town and Airport and if you're interested in archaeology Knossos is very near, and Gortys and Phaestos are within an hour's drive.
  • Arhanes is a good starting point for hiking and visiting the interesting sites near Fourni, Anemospilia et Vathipetro.

What to know

  • We recommend that you rent a car in order to discover this lovely part of Crete.
  • The last part of driveway from Archanes Village to Eliathos is a little steep.
Hotel Information Recommended For
Type: Small Hotels & Inns Family :
Rooms: 10 Family hospitality :
Pool: Yes Marvelous view :
Dining: Breakfast Nice atmosphere :
Children: Welcome Village Atmosphere :
Closed: Never Cheap & Chic :

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