Our Minoan camping spot will be a real oasis of greenery and coolness! If you are a lover of this alternative type of vacation, you have found the right place to spend your holiday!
Our camping spot is located in a lush natural setting and perfectly positioned to discover all that the region has to offer: an exceptional heritage, delicious local food and hiking and biking in breathtaking scenery. And when evening comes, you'll be able to get together around the fire with other holidaymakers. You may even be lucky enough to see an eagle!
The Gorges and the mountains of Asterousia await you! We offer peaceful and tranquil camping in lovely rural surroundings at low prices.
We are tucked away in the countryside, but very close to villages as Alagni, Melesses, Agios Vasilios and Houdetsi! If you have a car you could organize daily trips to those villages and gorges as this of ‘Spiliotissa’. In these villages you can find everything you may need in case it cannot be found in our mini market!
Our ethos is simple and natural. Therefore our camping is a real escape from everyday pressure! We offer simple shower and toilet facilities and plenty of space to enjoy your holiday.
In the camping area there is a common kitchen and baths for every guest!
You can also enjoy facilities as: breakfast, restaurant with Cretan cuisine, BBQ facilities, Mini Market, shower / WC, fridge / freezer, laundry, luggage storage, WiFi internet access (free at the restaurant) and- Bike / Car / ATV rental!
You can also enjoy electricity for 5€ per night and free parking area out of the camping space. Prices for parking next to your tent:
Motorcycle parking next to your tent 3€
Caravan next to your tent 5€
Car next to your tent 4€
Activities to suit all tastes!
What is special about Minoan Camping is the rich program of artistic, sporting and musical events and activities. You are bound to find something that interests you among our many activities, from wellness, and sports to arts events for young and old.
Family and children
For your little ones there are unforgettable children’s entertainment programs, a big playground, educational programs, plus crafts workshops where experienced and friendly instructors encourage the children in creative play! With such a full program for children, Minoan Camping provides entertainment for the whole family to enrich their summer vacation. Of course these programs are scheduled only with a specific number of children!
A healthy mind in a healthy body
Unlike many camp sites, Minoan Camping offers a wide variety of musical, cultural and sporting events. There are also special programs for rest and relaxation, including morning exercise, pilates, aerobics, yoga and krav maga lessons.
For evening entertainment there is the open-air cinema, as well as all sorts of seminars and the occasional concert. Of course these programs are scheduled only with a specific number of participants!
The surrounding region
Despite all the activities available at the site, you would be well advised to get out as well and explore the surrounding countryside. There are all sorts of wonderful experiences to be enjoyed – such as walking or cycling through the olive groves. In fact, the whole of Crete is waiting to be explored, with thousands of things to do and places to see!
The property of 100 acre is located at 635m altitude, near the municipality Melesses Nikos Kazantzakis at:
17 km from the city center of Heraklion.
15 km from Heraklion International Airport.
16 km from the port.
12 km from Hospital General Hospital.
Access is via the new Motorway Heraklion - Kastelli within 15 minutes of the above locations. It is suggested that you have or hire a car as it would be easier to explore the surrounding area!Get the full listing »