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Kamilari located in the central South of Crete...

.. in the foothills of one of the most fertile regions of the island, the Messara. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Ida Mountains with Psiloritis, the highest altitude 2456m mountain on the island and the Libyan sea which is not far away on the horizon, with its breathtaking sunsets. Kamilari still offers traditional Cretan village life and inviting you with its narrow streets, gardens, houses and places to stay. Together a functioning Cretan culture and way of life on one side and a large cosmopolitan respectively tolerance for people of all convictions on the other side Guests are always welcome. Its central location offers it as a destination for tourists.


From Kamilari it is not far from one of the major excavations of Phaistos (3 miles), Agia Triada (3 km) and Gorthys (15 km). Matala (10 km), you can enjoy the famous Stone Age caves. Kalamaki (3 km) and Kommos (5 km) you will find beautiful sandy beaches and the Rouvas (25 km), Agiofarango-(15 km) or Martsalo Gorge (15 miles) hikes for different tastes. The Ida Mountains - virtually on our doorstep - also invites you to do alpine tours and if you even miss city life, then we suggest a visit to Chania (110 km), Rethymno (70 km) or Heraklion (60 km). Those looking for real nightlife in Agia Galini (20 km) and Matala will find this.

Arrival by plane:

In Heraklion (HER) you can take a rental car, or if you wish we can organize the transfer. From the airport to our apartments it is about 65 Km - travel time is about 60 minutes If desired, we provide you with a route description. Pickup service is possible

Recreational activities

  • Sea / beach
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Restaurants
  • Historic Sites
  • Shopping