Discover the Serene Charm of Myrtos

Myrtos is a hidden gem nestled on the south coast of eastern Crete. Located in a fertile valley, surrounded by olive groves, citrus groves, and greenhouses, the village offers a picturesque escape from mass tourism. With a population of around 500 inhabitants, Myrtos welcomes individual travelers from all over the world, providing a truly authentic experience. From April to the end of October, the village comes alive with guests seeking the mild subtropical climate and the warmth of the local community.

At Myrtos, you’ll find a stunning beach that stretches along the promenade. The beach is well-organized, offering sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, and changing rooms. During the summer season, a lifeguard is always on call to ensure your safety. At the western end of the promenade, the beach widens, and the upper end is shaded by beautiful tamarisk trees, providing a cool respite from the midday sun.

In the village, you’ll discover a delightful array of amenities. From a baker and a butcher to two mini markets and charming shops, there’s something for every visitor, whether you’re looking to shop or find the perfect souvenir. For your convenience, there is also a pharmacy and an ATM.

When it comes to dining, Myrtos won’t disappoint. Indulge in the flavors of the Cretan and Greek cuisine in the cozy taverns scattered throughout the village. Along the promenade and in the streets, you’ll also find a variety of cafes offering breakfast, snacks, and the perfect spot to unwind with a refreshing drink in the evening.

At Myrthe Apartments, we invite you to experience the magic of Myrtos. Escape to our tranquil oasis, surrounded by natural beauty and the warmth of traditional Cretan hospitality. Book your stay now and discover the charm of Myrtos, South Crete.

Explore the village

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Activities for the visitor:
In addition to visiting the beach and the promenade with various restaurants and coffee bars for a relaxing holiday, you can also be active in Myrtos.

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Divers are delighted with the diving center on the promenade.

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