Set on a hill full of aromatic plants in Kato Zakros Village, Terra Minoika Villas is constructed of local stone and wood and is just 350 yards from the beach. Its self-catered accommodation offers custom built furnishings, a sea-view veranda and free Wi-Fi.

Combining modern and traditional décor, the air-conditioned studios include a seating and dining area, and a well-equipped kitchenette with electric oven, cooking hobs and fridge. A LED satellite TV, and hairdryer are standard. Some units include fireplace and 2 verandas.

Terra Minoika villas offer guests locally produced ingredients so that they prepare breakfast themselves.

Complimentary maps and information on trekking excursions are provided to guests looking for adventure. A personal fitness trainer and a Cretan dances teacher are also available upon request at the on-site gym. Baby sitting services are provided upon request.

Terra Minoika Villas is a 1-hour drive away from the coastal town of Sitia. It is 15.5 miles from the famous palm forest and beach of Vai. Heraklion International Airport is at a distance 99.4 miles.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Terra Minoika Villas has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 20 Jun 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site

Reliable info
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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 3
Standard Studio
  • 2 sofa beds and
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3
Superior Studio
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 5
Family Apartment Ground Floor
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 single beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Hosted by Stella Ailamaki

9.6
Host review score

Stella Ailamaki
Terra Minoika have builded on a historical and breathtaking site in Kato Zakros.They are opposite of the 4th Minoan palace of Crete , the famous Gorge of the dead's ,the cozy bay and the endless blue of the sky and the sea.The architecture of the construction is Cretan with local materials and impressive pieces of wood.They give you all the efforts for a relaxing,luxury and peaceful vacations.
Studies on Physical education in the university of Thessaloniki and sport instructor.Focus on the tourism because i am fan of the hospitality and the nature of Creta.As a trekker on many mountains around the word i help the visitors on being a part of our natural environment and our culture.I am teaching also Cretan dances to my visitors and make practice on the fiestas.I support the Cretan food and all the local products.
Trekking,climping,swimming. snorkling,dancing
Languages spoken: Greek,English,Italian
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Vai Palm Forest
    11.4 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Alatsolimni Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Karoumes Beach
    3.7 miles
  • Xerokampos Beach
    4.5 miles
  • Skinias Beach
    5 miles
Closest airports
  • Sitia Public Airport
    12.3 miles
  • Kasos Island Airport
    43.2 miles
  • Karpathos Airport
    55 miles
How to get to Terra Minoika Villas from Heraklion International Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Terra Minoika Villas
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Dressing room
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Mountain view
Activities
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Laptop safe
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Children's playground
  • Casino
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safety deposit box
Building characteristics
  • Semi-detached
  • Detached
Wellness facilities
  • Personal trainer
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Miscellaneous
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Italian
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This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Terra Minoika Villas takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 21:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.

Check-out

07:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 5 years are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 5 and older are allowed)

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Terra Minoika Villas accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that the fitness trainer and dance teacher are available at extra charge.

Please inform Terra Minoika Villas in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

License number: 1040Κ133Κ3127001

FAQs about Terra Minoika Villas

  • Terra Minoika Villas has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Terra Minoika Villas (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Terra Minoika Villas on this page.

  • Terra Minoika Villas offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Snorkelling
    • Casino
    • Full body massage
    • Personal trainer
    • Beach
    • Bike tours
    • Foot massage
    • Cooking class

  • Yes, Terra Minoika Villas is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Terra Minoika Villas is 650 yards from the centre of Káto Zákros.

  • Guests staying at Terra Minoika Villas can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Breakfast to go

  • Check-in at Terra Minoika Villas is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Terra Minoika Villas can accommodate the following group size:

    • 5 guests

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

  • The prices at Terra Minoika Villas may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Terra Minoika Villas by:

    • Taxi 2h 50min