Arnikou ,Pirgos and the tourist resort of Istro constitute the community KALO CHORIO. Arnikou and Pirgos are nice and traditional villages . Istron developed most recently is the tourist destination of the region and here you will find us.
Our apartments built amphitheatrically on the hill will offer you endless moments of relaxation. With stunning views of the green valley of Kalo Chorio and the endless horizon of the sea of the Mirabello Bay.
800 meters from our apartments you can swim in the well organized sandy beach of Golden Beach or Voulisma for locals, and do not forget to explore the smaller beaches hidden by rocks . For sure this beach will impress you with its turquoise waters and white sand.
More quite but also very beautiful is the beach of Agios Panteleimonas with the small church .With sand and pebble
alternations and trees to give you shade under the hot sun will make you love this place.
And finally the Karavostasi beach with pebbles and trees having their roots in the sea is a very special place. Many visitors and locals prefer it for its unique beauty.
Take a short stroll and visit the ruins of the ancient city Istronas, who gave its name to the village,at the top of small hill Vrokastro. Make longer trips to Agios Nikolaos, Elounda Plaka and from there to Spinalonga, Gournia or to inland at the beautiful village Kalamafka with its many attractions and natural monuments.
To see a large part of Eastern Crete doing day trips as ,the beach with palm trees Vai ,The Lassithi Plateau with its windmills, the palace of Minos and the Golden Island.
The truth is that everything is possible with minor excursions from our region to place as you like.