Located on the eastern side of Crete, Lassithi is famous for its authentic and well-preserved mountain villages, its beautiful landscapes and its virgin, untouched character, although it has some popular places, including Elounda, Sissi, Sitia and Ierapetra. The best beach of Lassithi is Vai, an amazing place with an impressive palm forest and crystal water. Very interesting are also the traditional villages in the Plateau of Lassithi, keeping all the local customs and a calm pace of life.
A drive around will bring you to ancient sites and Medieval Castles, such as the Minoan palace of Zakros and the famous island of Spinalonga.
Part of the joy of any visit to Crete is its flavours and tastes. Our chefs are on hand to produce a number of traditional dishes made from ingredients sourced on and around the island. Some even come from our own Cressa Ghitonia organic garden and feature our home-produced Cretan olive oil.
The character of this traditional neighborhood will offer you an exceptional experience of authentic Cretan hospitality!
The Spa Centre is part of the captivating effect of any stay at the Cressa Ghitonia Village. In this tranquil retreat, every-day cares and stresses fall away as senses are revived through an array of expert treatments all designed to relax, rejuvenate and restore in harmony with nature. Massage and beauty specialist consultants deploy locally-sourced ingredients to make each moment feel even closer to the location and environment. All on site, the menu of treatments offers something for everyone, from natural remedies and interventions to targeted body therapies and sports massage. All part of the complex, our hammam, sauna and large whirlpool spa compliment a truly wonderful facility in the heart of the village complex and are appreciated by every guest who visits.
Lassithi region is famous for its authentic and well-preserved mountain villages, its beautiful landscapes and its untouched character.
Stay informed about all the local events and festivals that take place at Lassithi annually!
If you are looking for an authentic Cretan restaurant in Agios Nikolaos then look no further.
Our Aria Service team is on-hand to provide a memorable experience of the most important moments of your life!
The Island Concept seeks to share its secret of transcendent eudemonia. To impeccably gratify guests, this luxurious hotel was designed to convey the utmost hospitality and alleviation to all its visitors. Expel all stress and worries and let them evaporate in the comfortable Spa to heighten your wellness. If you desire therapeutic repose in absolute tranquility, our spa is the ideal haven of invigoration as we offer an exclusive massage signature only to the Island Concept that pledges to offer a unique therapeutic experience.