This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Set amid the lush valley of Aspros Potamos, the 300-year old, restored guest house of Aspros Potamos features authentic Cretan accommodations. Fully operating with sustainable energy sources, it offers self-catered units with a furnished terrace overlooking the valley and Pefki Gorge.

Located on different levels and built of natural stone and wood, the traditional studios and apartments come with a kitchenette and fridge. Some have a dining area.

A daily breakfast at Aspros Potamos is available upon request and served in the reception area. BBQ facilities are accessible on site. Restaurants, cafés and a minimarket are only 0.6 mi away.

The grounds consist of narrow stone-paved pathways and are surrounded by colorful plants. Free Wi-Fi is provided in public areas.

Aspros Potamos is 18 mi from Ierapetra town and 21 mi from the seaside town of Sitia. A number of beaches, such as Staousa and Diaskari Beach are located less than 4.3 mi away. A bus station can be found 1.2 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Aspros Potamos has been welcoming guests since Apr 11, 2012

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
One-Bedroom Apartment
  • 1 full bed and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4
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Max adults: 5
Apartment - Split Level (5 Adults)
  • 1 full bed and 3 sofa beds
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Max adults: 2
Economy Studio
  • 1 queen bed
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About Aspros Potamos

Welcoming guests since Apr 11, 2012

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  • Do you have wifi inside the rooms? I only see wifi for free on public areas, what does this mean? Thank you!

    We have free wifi on public area near to the reception

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    Answered on October 10, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Hani
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Haris Taverna
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant Petra Bay
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar koukos
    0.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Pefki Romanati
    4.3 miles
  • Lake fragma Ierapetras
    24.9 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Lybian Sea
    0.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Lagoufa Beach
    2,950 feet
  • Makigialos beach
    3,750 feet
  • Diaskari Beach
    4,050 feet
  • Lagkada Beach
    5,150 feet
  • Kalamokanias Beach
    1.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Sitia Public Airport
    13.4 miles
  • Heraklion International Airport
    50.4 miles
  • Kasos Island Airport
    58.1 miles
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Amenities of Aspros Potamos
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Stovetop
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Clothes rack
  • Mosquito net
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Safe
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Common Areas
  • Library
  • Family rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

There is a transfer from the bus stop to the guest house. Please inform Aspros Potamos in advance if you want to use this service.

The stone built houses of Aspros Potamos, originally built 300 years ago, use only renewable energy sources. The property’s solar photovoltaic system is used to illuminate the grounds and gardens, reading lamps above beds, bathroom light, and also refrigerators in the kitchen. Also hot water for the shower is generated with this system. Candles and oil lamps provide the main lighting in the houses. There are no electrical sockets in the houses. At the reception room, guests can charge any electrical appliances. In the same room there is a library, internet and WiFi network, all free of charge.

License number: 1040K132K2796901

FAQs about Aspros Potamos

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Aspros Potamos by:

    • Car 1h 50min

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Aspros Potamos (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

    • 3 guests
    • 4 guests
    • 5 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Aspros Potamos on this page.

  • Aspros Potamos is 1.2 miles from the center of Makry Gialos.

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Aspros Potamos.

  • Check-in at Aspros Potamos is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Aspros Potamos has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at Aspros Potamos may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Aspros Potamos (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Aspros Potamos offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Library