About Crete

Welcome to Ostria Hotel, Palekastro, Crete…

…the Greek Island of history, beauty and tradition!

The island of Crete is the largest and probably the most well-known Greek Island, due to its long and significant history, multifaceted natural features, traditions, cuisine and hospitality.

Crete is divided into 4 prefectures, Chania (Hania), Rethymnon (Rethymno), Heraklion (Iraklio) and Lassithi, each of which possesses many exquisite sites and characteristics.

Visitors of Crete have an absolutely splendid time and are never lacking in things to do and places to go, as the island is an endless source of activities such as sightseeing, swimming, hiking, trekking, scuba diving, cycling, windsurfing, etc.