Historic Cressa Ghitonia Village becomes part of Aria Hotels portfolio


ATHENS, Greece – Aria Hotels, with its growing reputation for boutique hotels and unique properties throughout Greece, has brought the notable Cressa Ghitonia Village on the island of Crete into its portfolio.

Just a few kilometers from Sitia and Aria’s fifth property on Crete, this amazing complex comprises 15 individual suites and rooms, which all formed the ancient village, along with a courtyard, swimming pool, spa center, restaurant and bar. For anyone seeking an exclusive private venue for their wedding or private celebration then Cressa Ghitonia Village offers all they need with its panoramic views of the nearby mountain scenery and proximity to beautiful beaches.

The property, overlooking the Aegean Sea on the eastern side of Crete and in the Lassithi Prefecture, is a feast for the senses and a great spot for exploring more of this historic island with its coastal taverns, Minoan-era fortifications and settlements, jewel-like beaches, nature trails and breathtaking scenery. Sitia airport is easily accessible via a number of direct flights from Athens International Airport, Ioannina and Alexandroupoli with Heraklion airport a further option on the island. Sitia is also serviced by a number of boat schedules from Agios Nikolaos, Piraeus along with connections from various neighboring islands such as Milos, Kasos, Karpathos and Rhodes.