THE TOWN OF

SITIA

Sitia is a picturesque seaside town, situated on the northeastern side of Crete, a region still unspoiled by mass tourism. A long sandy beach offers the pleasures of sand, sea, swimming, windsurfing and other water sports.The beaches of Sitia have been awarded with the EEC Blue Flag. A visitor can also enjoy some traditional dishes from the popular healthy Cretan diet at one of the local seaside taverns and restaurants. It is worth mentioning that our complex is very close to various points of interest, like:

The Archaeological Museum of Sitia (200 m.), The Folklore  Museum of Sitia  (350 m.), The archeological site of Petras (400 m.), The Venetian Fortress of Kazarma (600 m.), The monastery of Toplou (10 km.), The world famous palm forest of Vai (20 km), The gorge and the waterfalls of Richtis  (16 km), The Minoan palace of Kato Zakros (45 km), The Minoan palace of Knossos  (134 km)The gorge of Zakros (40 km).

Distance from:
– the beach: 10 meters
– Sitia town: 300  meters
– Sitia Airport: 3km – 10min
– Heraklion Airport: 129Km – 1h & 50min
– Chania Airport: 269Km – 3h & 45min

ACCESS TO

SITIA

Blue Horizon is located on the main road to Palaikastro/Vai , 300m from the town. You can visit Sitia using one of the following ways:

  • Direct scheduled and charter flights to Heraklion and Chania:
    Several airlines operate services from all main European cities directly to Heraklion and Chania. Sitia is a two-hour drive from Heraklion and four hours from Chania.
  • Directly fly to Sitia International Airport, with daily flights from Athens (Aegean Airlines / Olympic Air), Rhodes, Kasos, Karpathos Alexandroupoli, Preveza, Corfu. Also there are direct flights from many European cities.
  • Ferries from Piraeus to Heraklion and Sitia: Express nonstop ships operate the route from Piraeus to Heraklion on a daily basis. There is also the slower option from Piraeus with intermediate stops before arrival at the port of Sitia.

For more information about the surrounding area you can visit the following websites: visitsitia.gr – www.insitia.gr – www.cretesitia.gr