Istron, Crete, Greece

A small low-key resort which combines the feel of a historical village with the scenic coastline that spreads in either direction. The ideal place to enjoy a relaxing holiday away from the bustle of a busy resort.


This resort consists of Istron Village which is beside the sea and Kalo Chorio is positioned on the hillside above. Both have a good range of tavernas and restaurants to choose from as well as a handful of bars.

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Istron Hotels (3)

Elpida Village makes a great holiday base with beautiful gardens and a variety of accommodation suitable for couples and families alike....

The Istron Bay Hotel is a family run complex offering comfortable guest accommodation, overlooking a secluded bay less than 1.5km from Istron village....

The Mistral Hotel is situated on a hill at Kalo Horio just a short walk from the Golden beach and village of Istron. The hotel offers breathtaking views over the Mirabello bay and is situated in a pe...


The coastline is 14km long and feature secluded coves and there are three bays within a km from the village including the Golden beach at Istron, Church beach and Karavostasi beach.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors should take the time to visit the island's capital of Heraklion where there are plenty of historical sites to see including the ancient Minoan ruins and Byzantine churches. From Heraklion harbour it is possible to take boat day trips across to Santorini and Mykonos.

Quick Facts

Heraklion Airport is approximately 73 km away - transfer time approx. 1 hour 15 minutes.

Graph displaying average temperatures throughout the year at Istron


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