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Situated at a panoramic location in the middle of vineyards and olive groves

Bedrooms 1
Space 55 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

This cottage is an ideal accommodation for winter and summer holidays.

This cottage is surrounded by a perfectly manicured Mediterranean garden and consists of the architect's own property and the guesthouse.This 2-level guesthouse can accommodate from 2 to 4 people and is equipped with modern furniture. There is a spacious livingroom on the second level with a sofa-bed for 2 and a slightly raised corner with a build double bed and a window view of the Libyan Sea.On the first level there is a small fully equipped kitchen with a small dinner table and there is also a bathroom. Outside the first level there is a wood paneling pergola, a second fully equipped and cosy kitchen with a dinner table and build sofas ideal for relaxation. In front of the pergola and the guesthouse there is the garden with a big round dinner table.

Alice Palamianakis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 1, 2017

About Alice Palamianakis

I was born in Crete and grow up in Athens.

After the school I began to study architecture in Vienna , I became my diploma and started to work in several architecture offices and as a freelance architect.

In the year 2000 I met my husband in Crete and after 3 years I mooved with my office there. Today I live with my husband and my son in the mainhouse of the property.

Alice Palamianakis purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Alice Palamianakis chose Crete

We love south Crete!!! The south-east coast of Crete is not crowded with tourists and its natural environment remains untouched from mass tourism. Having our guesthouse as a starting point, there are several places inside the town of Ierapetra and in the villages around, which are worthwhile a visit. You can take long walks and enjoy the magnificent nature the areas has to offer. These are some interesting tips to make your stay with us unforgettable one. You can access some of the most beautiful blue flag beaches in 5' - 10' distance from our guesthouse. It is recommended you hire a car. Pets are not permitted and smoking is only allowed outdoors.

What makes this cottage unique

Our guesthouse is a bioclimatic building and except the central heating there is also a wood stove for winter.In our area winter is mild with temperatures around 12 - 15 d.C. During September and Oktober you can still swim, im November you can experience how the local people make the raki - our traditional Cretan drink - and in December there is a Christmas bazaar and a lot of Christmas events for all ages. In January and February you can enjoy the mild and fragrant winter, in April and May the arrival of spring and the Greek Orthodox Easter. And of course in June, July and August you can experience the unique Greek summer.

Public buses provide connection from Ferma to other destinations and back. There are also public buses to Ierapetra from both airports of Heraklion and Sitia. You can also visit our two nearby islands, "Chrissi Island" and "Koufonisi" with daily ferries from Ierapetra and Makris Gialos.


Lasithi Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Situated at a panoramic location in the middle of vineyards and olive groves
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

A beautiful cottage with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

The cottage has been designed and built with great care and attention to detail - there's plenty of room inside for two but the terrace outside has it's own cooking facilities so when the weather's warm you just live outside and take in the views over olive groves and the Mediterranean.

Aliki lives next door with her family and gave us a great welcome. Little gifts of fruit and wine made us feel like special guests. She recommended local tavernas, beaches and sites, many of which we'd never have found without her guidance.

You need a car to explore the eastern end of the island - there's far more to see and do than we could manage over a week's stay. The mountains are spectacular and there are beaches with very few people around. The food is mostly localy produced and delicious. Fresh fish, fruit and vegetables better than anything available at home.

Cretans are friendly, kind and embarrassingly fluent in English. We had a wonderful holiday and would recommend Aliki's cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Iraklion u. Sitia
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
70 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
viele, sehr sehr Nahe
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Agia Fotia, Kakia Skala, Long Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Lasithi Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April - Mai 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

40% bei der Reservierung, Rest 10 Tage vor Ankunftsdatum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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