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Near the village of Achlada / Heraklion Prefecture

Mourtzanakis Eco hotel

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You will be enchanted by the surrounding nature and 4 beautiful beaches that are located in the vicinity. Achlada is a place exactly for those who want to enjoy a quiet vacation without the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the beauty of the local nature and various ECO tourist activities.
Accommodation is in 7 villas 55 - 110 m2 large, not far from the main building, where there is a dining room, reception and a common room full of books. Right next to the accommodation you will also find an ecological garden full of vegetables that are used in the hotel restaurant. The hotel is surrounded by an olive grove providing pleasant shade in the summer months. 
All visitors can use one children's pool and one adult pool.
Each villa has a bedroom, a fully equipped bathroom and a kitchen. Even the studios have a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. All also have a TV, WiFi and a fireplace for the winter season. The owners have taken great care to ensure that the hotel is tastefully furnished with only equipment and materials originating from Crete.

The hotel has an excellent location for exploring the entire island, as it is located in the center of Crete in the northern part. You can easily reach from here by highway, both to larger cities and to traditional villages and beautiful beaches.

You can expect wonderful surroundings and a combination of sea and mountain views and a view of the traditional village of Achlada, which is definitely worth a visit, as well as the olive groves that are all around. The owner Marcos and I will be very happy to welcome you to the spirit of Cretan hospitality.
You can park right next to the accommodation.
Here you can buy a traditional Cretan breakfast to order and, by arrangement, also dinner.


There are sunbeds and umbrellas on the sandy beach and a gradual entry into the sea, which is especially appreciated by families with children and older travelers.

There is also a long promenade around the hotel with taverns and cafes and a small shop about 50m from the accommodation. Other shopping options 15 minutes' walk away, as well as a famous pastry shop with excellent ice cream.

Distances from accommodation

  • Heraklion Airport 23 km                                        

  • Heraklion city and port 19 km     

  • Rethymno 59 km            

  • Ligaria beach 6 km

  • Agia Pelagia beach 5 km

  • Knossos 30 km

  • Fylakes beach 4 km

  • Fodele 4 km

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