Our Apartments

Kounenos Apartments are situated on the enchanting hill of Istron-Kalo Chorio, 300 metres from the beach and approximately 900 meters from the village center.


Kounenos Apartments offer a wonderful view over the bay with self-catered accommodation. Surrounded by a large garden and olive groves, each guest accommodation is furnished in typical Cretan style. All units feature round wooden tables, stone floors and stone-built beds.


Kounenos Apartments also include a Cretan family house which is situated down a small side road to the beach. The sand and pebble beach lies only about 100 m. away and the first shops , restaurants as well as the bus stop are about 200 m. from the house.


Kounenos Apartments are located approximately 80 km (1 hour) from the “Nikos Kazantzakis” International Airport of Heraklion and about 50 km (1 hour) from the “Vitsentzos Kornaros” Municipal Airport of Sitia, while the city of Agios Nikolaos is located only 10 km (approximately 10 minutes) from the Apartments. Alternatively, visitors can access the Apartments by sea, from Piraeus to Heraklion (Kounenos Apartments are located approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes from the port of Heraklion). Finally, the location of Kounenos Apartments provides access to all 3 hospitals in the Prefecture, the nearest ones being the General Hospitals of Ierapetra (approximately 20 km) and Agios Nikolaos (approximately 10 km), to the pharmacy, as well as to a car repair station ( located at Istron – Kalo Horio).