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Yiannis Retreat

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Kato Zakros | Sitia, lasithi,Crete, Kato Zakros, Crete 72300, Greece
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Back again. Stayed for 9 nights and it still wasn't enough. Katarina, yiannis and Georgia everything is even more wonderful than last year and the year before! Thank you so much for all that you do to make people's holiday so special that they never want to leave. Thanks to Katarina for all the lovely little treats you supply us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights, could easily of extended. Totally relaxing place,spotlessly clean authentic creten room kato zakros very quiet beautiful bay with a handful of tavernas along the bay. Well worth the 5 hour drive from chania.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The village of Kato Zakros on Crete is a bit of a hidden gem in its Eastern coastal location. Somewhat off the beaten path, Kato Zakros is definitely worth the visit. During our peaceful drive there from Sitia, we only encountered one or two other cars. If you plan a trip here, prepare yourself for a quiet setting. Yiannis Retreat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Beautiful oasis. Fantastic views - great place to spend some time away from it all. Lovely walks. Welcome basket was a thoughtful touch - no need to bring food - its all there waiting for you. Great local restaurants. Hosts were kind and made us feel very welcome. Its a long drive there - but worth it if you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The drive down to Kato Zakros is stunning and you feel like you are going to the end of the world let alone the end of crete. The retreat itself is gorgeous. The rooms all overlook the lovely gardens with the sea in the distance sea and are very well equipped right down to an espresso pot! We were supplied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in August for the second time in 2 years. We loved it so much last year we booked 9 days this year. It was heaven again. The beautiful gardens, our lovely little home, the magical place of Kato zakros with it's wonderful tavernas and cocktail bar . But the best thing of all is the wonderful hospitality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sitting here outside our room at Yiannis Retreat I could not but write a comment about this place. From booking last October from the fantastic reviews everywhere, we were a little apprehensive during the 3.5 hour drive from the airport. But on seeing the bay, as we approached round the bend, the view was breathtaking, we knew we made the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Yianni's Retreat feels just like that, a retreat. It is in quite a remote location, at least 3 hours drive from Heraklion. We stayed here for 4 nights and visited Vai Beach, Xerokampos Beach and Dead's Gorge during out visit - all worth a visit! Xerokampos is about a 15min drive and much nicer than the Kato Zakros beach. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We enjoyed hanging out in the garden, enjoying the sea view, after spending the morning seeing the ruins or hiking the Gorge of the Dead. Georgia gave us a ride up to our car so we could do the hike one way. We did one swim at Kato Zakros but appreciated Georgia's tip to try Xerocampos -- gorgeous! The stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had high hopes for Yiannis Retreat and our expectations were totally met. We spent only 2 glorious days there in April 2014 but the people and the place made a huge impression on us. The accommodation is dark, rustic and simple with an outdoor veranda, but you will want to spend your time outdoors as the gardens are exquisite.... More 

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