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Lassithi is the easternmost prefecture of Crete. With 3 major cities, Agios Nikolaos, Sitia and Ierapetra. The mountain of Lasithotikon and Stiaka mountains occupy the largest part. Also there are several valleys, plateaus, canyons, headlands and islands.

Agios Nikolaos is the capital of Lasithi. Visit Voulismeni lagoon in the center of town, the marina, quaint streets and shops of the town beach. Agios Nikolaos has a marina, harbor, bus station and is close to 2 airports. You can visit the  archaeological museum, Lake Voulismeni downtown, the marina and the Square of Nearchus.

In Lassithi area we recommend to visit the town of Elounda, the island of Spinalonga, the island of Golden, the beach with the unique palmforest of Vai, faragi of Richtis. Also theToplou monastery, the Monastery of Saint George in Selinari gorge and the cave of Milatos.

In Lassithi you can enjoy water sports like water skiing, windsurfing, pedal boats and sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf, hiking trails, etc.

The average temperature range from 11 degrees Celsius (52F) in January to 26 degrees (79F) during July and August. Tourism in Lasithi mainly lasts from May to October with peak months in July and August.

In Lasithi you can arrive by plane at the airports of Heraklion or Sitia. Also by ferry from Piraeus to Heraklion.


Lodges - Lasithi (9 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Elounda Ilion Hotel

Elounda Ilion Hotel is built on a hill with spectacular views of the Elounda bay.    The hotel provides a Restaurant, Snack bar, Main bar, Satellite TV, TV and Video room, Darts, Billiards table,  Play Station Unit, Children`s Playground, Mini...

Sgouros Hotel

Sgouros Hotel is located right above the quiet and clean Kitroplatia beach, 200 metres from the town centre of Agios Nikolaos.The hotel is conveniently located 65 km away from Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and 12 km from the cosmopolitan Elounda...

Residence Gerani

Just above a sandy beach in Amoudara, set within a 5,000-m² garden, Residence Gerani offers spacious accommodation and a pool which overlooks Mirabello Bay.Studios and apartments at Gerani open out to a spacious furnished balcony enjoying sea, pool or...

Lato hotel

Lato Hotel enjoying a privileged location in Agios Nikolaos, overlooking the beautiful Mirabelo bay, just 1.5 kilometres from the city centre, offers free Wi-Fi internet.Surrounded by palm tree gardens, Lato Hotel offers well appointed rooms with mini...

Perla Apartments

Overlooking the gulf of Mirabello, on the coastal road of Agios Nikolaos, Perla Apartments offers rooms with kitchenette and free Wi-Fi. Within walking distance, guests can reach the centre of Agios Nikolaos town. All apartments at Perla have a balcony...

Alantha Apartments

This is a small and friendly family run complex situated in a quiet street just 5 minutes from the town centre and a 3-minute walk to a sandy beach. For our guests comfort and peace of mind the hotel also offers taxi transfers to/from the airport upon...

Candia Park Village

Boasting a waterfront location, Candia Park Village features 4-star accommodation overlooking the Mirabello Bay. It has 3 pools, 2 private beaches with sun beds and umbrellas, and a children’s club.The air-conditioned rooms of Candia Park are spacious...

Vangelis Villas

Situated directly on the coastline, just 2 km from Ammoudara’s sandy beach, family-run Villas Vangelis offers unobstructed views over Mirampelos Bay. The villas feature a 7,000 m2 garden, traditional Cretan architecture and a swimming pool.All Vangelis...

Iberostar Mirabello Beach & Village

Right on the seafront, on the fine sandy beach of Mirabello, the Iberostar Mirabello Beach & Village offers sea-view accommodation 2 km from Agios Nikolaos and close to Elounda.Hotel Iberostar Mirabello offers a mini spa with indoor pool, 4 outdoor pools...