Porto Heli Apartments

The Hotel Porto Heli is a traditional complex of apartments, only 1.6 km. from the village of Palekastro in east Crete, with great sea view
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3 months ago
We are a family of 5, two adults and three boys. For many summers (at least 8), we have been going on holiday to Palekastro, renting an apartment from Yiannis and Theodoulos Santimpantakis on their property in Porto Heli. As the kids have grown up in the last two years, we have only 4 of us occupying the apartment to have more space. Porto Heli apartments have unique characteristics, in my view. They are traditional-looking stone apartments located on a small hill at a short distance from the village along the road leading to Vai. The apartments are really well built and perfectly maintained. They all have two rooms, with a bathroom and a kitchenette. They are surrounded by olive and peach trees and look directly over the beautiful small port of Palekastro and the bay of Kouremenos. The Santimpantakis family takes care of the cleaning and maintenance of the apartments in a very professional way. In many years of vacation in Palekastro, we have never had any problems. We have always ...
- giorgio m
4 years ago
Lovely place just outside Palekastro and at less than 1 km from Chiona beach. From some apartments you can watch the sea. Every apartment has a little garden in which you can have breakfast in the morning. Coming from Palekastro you already are on the road to the famous beach of Vai and the wonderful one of Itanos is just a little bit farther. The owner Iannis is very kindly and he will help you for anything you might need.
- Alessandro F
2 weeks ago
Accogliente e strategico per raggiungere tutte le spiagge della zona
- alessandro p

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Are you planning your holidays and you are searching for the perfect accommodation in Crete? Come and visit our Porto Heli Apartments in Palekastro, the traditional village of east Crete, and experience the vacation of your dreams! The Hotel Porto Heli is a traditional complex of apartments, only 1,6 km. from the village of  Palaikastro, nearby the beautiful beach of kouremenos, famous for its two windsurf Clubs, and only 8 km. from the unique palm beach of Vai. Our Apartments are in a close distance from the archeological sites of Itanos and Zakros and the beautiful town of Sitia. The Hotel Porto Heli becomes the perfect scenery for unique summer holidays!    

Welcome to the beautiful island of Crete and the Porto Heli apartments! Enjoy the sunshine, the sandy beaches and the beautiful nature of the island that offers hospitality and unique adventures to the contemporary traveller. We are offering all kind of comfort, become the perfect scenery for unique memories. 
Location We are situated at the north-east coast of Crete on an amazing privately-owned hill, full of olive-trees, with a breathtaking view of the beautiful Cretan sea. No more than 1,6km from the village Palekastro, the commercial and financial centre of the north-east Crete, and 8km from Vai, the unique Palm-tree forest in Europe. Just 450m away from the beautiful beach Kouremenos, where the adventurer  shall  find two Windsurf Clubs, for all kinds of extreme sports, and the gourmet shall enjoy the famous Cretan cuisine, the local wine and, of course, fresh fish in the nearby  restaurants. The main archeological sites of Itanos, Rousolakos and Kato Zakros are in a close distance by car from Porto Heli apartments, as well as, the monastery of Toplou, religious and cultural centre of the region for many centuries.  

Accommodation All five apartments in Cretan style accommodate 2-4 people or a family. Each apartment is approximately 40 square meters, with one bedroom, a bathroom (w.c./shower), a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, kitchen sets, electrical oven, coffeemaker, and a living room with air conditioning, Τ.V, and a private veranda. Each veranda has great sea view of Kouremenos beach and is surrounded by vineyards, flowers, a grove of olive and peach, providing an enchanting setting for relaxation as well as a beautiful playground for the children. Furthermore we provide a parking area and facilities such as external barbecue and traditional stone-made oven. The Porto Heli apartments are ideal, not only for people in search of peace and silence, but also, for the adventurer and the gourmet!         
  The traditional village of Palekastro on the east crete offers the perfect scenery for the best summer holidays! Τhe Porto Heli apartments will be the ideal accommodation near the beautiful beach of kouremenos and the windsurf club, the best in east crete! Choose the most traditional apartment, only 1,6 km. from Palaikastro, with view to the sea and enjoy the trip to the palm beach Vai!  
  We offer to the visitors the opportunity to enjoy the best accommodation in crete, in a short distance from Palekastro, and a few km. from the beautiful town of Sitia, the most beautiful town of east crete! The unforgetable summer holidays in Porto Heli apartments will be the first of many others to follow!  

  The Porto Heli apartments welcome you to the east coast of crete where the beaches of Kouremenos, Vai, Chiona, kato Zakros and many others are ready to satisfy every visitor in search of the most unforgettable holidays!  
  The traditional hotel Porto Heli provides all kinds of comfort and the adventure in East Crete is ready to begin! East Crete  the ideal place for unforgettable summer holidays. The everlasting sunshine, the beautiful beaches welcome you every summer! Discover the traditional village of Palekastro, enjoy the sandy beach of Vai, visit the monastery of Toplou!     

Owners : Santimpantakis Vasiliki, Giannis
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  • 2843 061424
  • 2843 061275
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Palekastro 723 00

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