Cressa Ghitonia Village - Lassithi
Crete- Heraklion Area

Cressa Ghitonia Village in Lassithi is a unique and special resort on the world-famous island of Crete combining history, legacy, exclusivity and the highest standards of boutique hotel style.15 buildings in total form a small and charming complex, reimagined and repurposed as a versatile luxury holiday location. It is also available for sole private use - a unique private venue for weddings and private celebrations on the Greek Islands. Accommodating over 50 adults and children together, this location has everything for a truly special stay.

Explore the picturesque scenery and nearby beaches, sample the local foods and flavours, unwind by the swimming pool, indulge in our expert Spa where treatments use olive and salt grains, reflect over a glass of raki or Cretan wine and take in the breathtaking sunset. Cressa Ghitonia is your home from home!

At Cressa Ghitonia Village, each property is different. Converted from a former village, some were artisan dwellings, others were stores and shops. Together, they make for a fascinating hotel complex which has received many international awards for the careful and sensitive restoration of this community. All contain original features dating from the 1800s which preserve the historical integrity of this tiny village.

Anyone looking for modern facilities and amenities - such as the swimming pool, spa, restaurant and bar - in the sun-drenched corner of the Mediterranean need look no further. Cressa Ghitonia, because of its size and layout, suits couples and families alike in a stupendous location overlooking the jewel-like Cretan Sea.


  • Bar
  • Bar Restaurant
  • Beauty Treatment (on request)
  • Boat Trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Doctor (upon request)
  • Fax & Photocopy Service
  • Hammam
  • Internet Corner
  • Jacuzzi Swimming Pool
  • Massage
  • Organized hikes to surrounding areas
  • Parking Area
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool Snack Bar
  • Pool Sunbeds & Umbrellas
  • Pool Towels
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access

Room Descriptions

Traditional Room

Our Traditional Rooms give the sense of a classic Cretan dwelling with modern facilities.These en-suite doubles also offer stunning mountain views from the terrace and a fabulous sport for taking in the stunning island sunset each evening.Standard facilities include satellite TV, mini-fridge and air-conditioning.


Superior Traditional Room

The Superior Traditional Rooms can accommodate up to three people in around of whitewashed space with an airy feel. Each en-suite room, with a traditional Cretan raised ‘ontas’ bed or modern double, benefits from a panoramic view of the sea and mountain landscape. Some rooms feature a private terrace and in each one the seating area can also be converted into a full-size single bed. Standard facilities include satellite TV, mini-fridge and air-conditioning.


Cressa Suite

Cressa Suites can accommodate up to five people of private space, each designed with luxury and comfort in mind, offering a traditional Cretan raised ‘ontas’ bed or modern double, the suites also have a seating area (where additional guests or children may be accommodated), a mini-fridge and bathrooms.


Vintage House

These comfortable and attractive Vintage Houses can accommodate up to five people. Each house has a terrace which is the ideal location to take a peaceful moment overlooking the Aegean Sea and taking in the dramatic mountain scenery. All properties feature two bedrooms, with the option to accommodate extra guests in the living area, and some have an additional bathroom. They make an ideal choice for families.


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