Holidays in a friendly family environment.


Crete, the biggest island of Greece and the crossroad between three continents. An island with important history, invaluable archaeological findings and birthplace of the most ancient European civilizations. Crete is divided in 4 districts, each one with its own history. The district of Heraklion is in the middle of the island offering a lot of worth sights, such as the ancient city of Knossos and the museum of Heraklion with archaeological treasures, cosmopolitan villages but also villages for a quiet and enjoyable vacation, where someone can admire nature in its greatness.

The Hotel Karteros is situated in Amnissos, just 5 km east of Heraklion-Crete. It is built in traditional Cretan style and it is renovated almost every year. The hotel offers not only Cretan hospitality and warmth but also very good quality of service, can provide people who seek for quietness and serenity a unique experience. The number of repeaters of the hotel and friends of the family is the proof of the success of the host family.

Because of its general location Karteros hotel gives its guests the possibility to reach all destinations very easy and quickly. The hotel is located only 350 m away from the sea which is one of the most popular beaches of Crete. Moreover, the hotel is situated only a few meters away from shops, cafes, restaurants and tavernas where fresh fish is served. If you are looking for more fun, Chersonissos, which is a town with numerous bars and discos, is only 15 minutes drive from the hotel. There is regular bus service to Chersonissos, Agios Nikolaos and Heraklion.



A fully renovated (2018) but also attractive, open-air restaurant.


Free wifi on common areas and rooms


Sandy beach at about 350 m


During your stay you have the opportunity to enjoy a BBQ once a week.