at 39.6km (W) from Phaistos Disk
Ikaros Studios is built within an 8,000-square-metre olive grove in the Cretan village of Plakias. The complex has a Mediterranean gardens with sun beds and a play area for children. The self-catered studios and apartments Ikaros are air-conditioned. Free in-room Wi-Fi is available, and rooms come with a TV and a well equipped kitchenette with fridge. Nearby beaches include Plakias at 700 metres, Damnoni at 1.2 km and Amoudi at 2 km. A shaded parking area is available on site. Staff are always willing to offer you a raki and help you with information about the area. Your two-way transfer to the airport and assistance with car rentals can also be arranged. Hotel Rooms: 10
at 39.6km (NE) from Phaistos Disk
The TEI, located on the beautiful island of Crete, was founded in 1983 in order to provide Higher Technical Education to the students of Greece. Since then it has expanded and developed considerably, and now comprises the Schools of Applied Technology (also in Chania and Rethimno) Health & Welfare Services Management & Economics (also in Agio Nikolao and Ierapetra) and Agricultural Technology assisted by he Departments of General Sciences, Foreign Languages and Physical Education. Students at the TEI follow courses for 4 years including lectures and practical work in laboratories. In addition, they complete a work placement and dissertation before graduating. Education at the TEI offers up to date training in technological subjects and prepares students to develop into skilled, responsible and qualified members of society. With a permanent teaching staff of 200 and approximately 10.000 students the TEI of Heraklion is a thriving academic community with an extensive library, student halls of residence, sport facilities and a health center. P.O. Box 1939 IRAKLIO, Crete, Greece, GR 710 04 Tel: Fax: +30 281 0379328 http://www.teicrete.gr
at 39.7km (NE) from Phaistos Disk
Ammoudara (GR: Αμμουδάρα) is four kilometre long sandy beach that stretches from the west end of Heraklion to Linoperamata near the village of Gazi. The sand is fine and blond and extends several neters to the land and the sea is clear and safe. The predominant winds during the summertime are N, N-W usually "meltemi" that get more fresh at the western end of the beach, where the windsurf school is located. Along the shore there are hotels, some of them very large complexes, taverns, restaurants, bars, cafes etc that offer umbrellas and sun-beds on the beach. There are also lifeguards in some spots. The area in general is touristic and offers a full range of facilities, among them the modern multiplex "Technopolis" with cinema and an open-air theater.
at 39.8km (NE) from Phaistos Disk
Creta Beach is 4-star resort hotel offering spacious accommodation and great facilities on the 9km white sandy beach of Ammoudara; Heraklion is 5km away. This busy hotel has a great selection of guest accommodation on offer. Choose between the standard guest rooms, all with sea-facing balconies or the pretty bungalows which are situated in the hotel’s gardens. Breakfast is included in the room rate and is served buffet style each morning. The sea view restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner and offers a great selection of Greek and international food. Leisure facilities at the hotel include a large swimming pool and sun-bathing area, tennis courts and beach volleyball. There is also evening entertainment. For children, there is a separate swimming pool area and a mini-club. The Creta Beach Hotel is well-positioned for exploring the surrounding area. There are many shops, tavernas and bars within walking distance. Hotel Rooms: 150
at 39.8km (W) from Phaistos Disk
Artemis Studios are located within walking distance of the village of Plakias on the southern coast, in the Province of Rethymno. The Studios are in a convenient distance from the beach which is about a ten minute walk down a track or easily accessible by car. They stand back far enough from the sea, however, to give a superb view of the bay and its surrounding mountains.
at 39.9km (NE) from Phaistos Disk
The Hotel Australia is situated in the quiet seaside resort of Amoudara, Heraklion, Crete, just 300 meters from the 6 km-long sandy beach. A swimming pool with free sun beds to relax on are provided. Rooms at the family-run hotel offer balcony with views of the pool or the sea. Satellite TV is included. Guests can enjoy a snack from the bar or a hot or cold drink. Cold meals are available throughout the day. A games room, playground and Wi-Fi access will keep you entertained. Australia Hotel is about 6 Km away from Heraklion's International Airport and 5km from the main town Heraklion. Hotel Rooms: 28
at 39.9km (W) from Phaistos Disk
At the eastern end of the bay of Plakias. Surrounded by an oasis of peace and tranquility, the Plakias Bay Hotel enjoys a unique position directly on the bay of Plakias, within walking distance of the sea resort's main attractions and activities, a number of restaurants, shops and typical tavernas. This family run Crete hotel offers a friendly environment and a warm hospitality that will make your stay in Greece a very pleasant one. Plakias Bay Hotel offers welcoming double, triple and family rooms.
at 40km (NW) from Phaistos Disk
Villas Louloudaki are two beautiful stone built houses, built in 2007-2008, in a size of 140 sq. m each , which can easily accommodate up to 8 people each. They have fireplace, Garden, private Swimming Pool (60 sqm), barbeque, private parking, air condition, oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave, kettle , toaster, Sat-TV, DVD, CD player.
at 40km (N) from Phaistos Disk
Bali Star is built amphitheatrically on a small peninsula in Bali, enjoying a view of the port. It offers a large garden with free deck chairs and playground, a pool and a beach bar. The hotel’s rooms are tasteful and fitted with all modern comforts. They have a balcony or veranda with view of the garden or the sea, TV, air conditioning, refrigerator, hairdryer and safety deposit box. Hotel services include around-the-clock reception, banking service, free parking and travel services. The hotel’s restaurant serves breakfast and dinner prepared with famous Cretan products. The menu is complemented by a full range of drinks and quality wines produced in the area. The hotel is 47km away from Iraklion, where the nearest airport and port are situated, and 32km from Rethymno. Hotel Rooms: 62
at 40.1km (W) from Phaistos Disk
The “Paligremnos” family business started out in 19978 with their taverna. It is situated at the far end f Plakias, next to the beach road. The accommodation was added to the taverna in 1980, and just a short walk away from the town centre ,is found in the quiet part of Plakias. Surrounded by trees, flowers and mountains, the “Paligremnos” offers a cool respite from the heat of the summer months. The “Paligremnos” Studios are all open plan consisting of sleeping area with single or double beds, kitchen and dining area, bathroom and private balcony. Studio sizes vary and offer the following accommodation: 2 persons, 2 – 3 persons & 3 – 4 persons. The studios are on the first and second floor of the “Paligremnos” building. Over the years, their excellent service has attracted thousands of visitors, and today, the “Paligrimnos” with its refurbished accommodation is an ideal choice for young and old alike.