Welcome to Monastiraki Settlement

monastiraki5Monastiraki Village. Settlement belongs to the municipality Pachia Ammos is built at an altitude of 180 meters. It is grounded in close to the "gorge of Ha." The Church of the Holy Spirit at the foot of hhe Ha canyon is like a magnet that attracts the eye of the visitor when the Pachia Ammos gaze across the mountain. High on top is the settlement of Thryftis, there you can reach the visitor through the Lower Village in Ierapetra and after crossing a beautiful pine forest. Monastiraki is known from about 1853 wherein said Kastrofilakas as «Monastiri» with 221 residents. It is believed that originally built in the monastery of Saints Constantine and Helena, part of the sanctuary which still survives near the church of St. Stephen.

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The first houses were actually the cells of this monastery resident monks. In Egyptian census of 1834 indicated 10 families, while in the 1981 census was 18 residents. For several years there was only one resident of the village, and the last time there is a strong effort of several owners of old stone houses to renovate, and there are many who choose it as a place of residence in an attempt to escape from the hectic pace of urban life. Before about a year and completed the redevelopment project of village streets and creating a network of water supply and sewerage Public Electric hitherto rudimentary. In the village there is the Byzantine church of St. Stephen and the church of St. George. Visitors can enjoy a coffee and try dishes from the Cretan cuisine in traditional cafe - tavern of Captain Yannis. Captain Yannis has build a fabrica just like it was old times. The room is a museum where you can go and see how the oil produced in the past. Admission for the fabrica is free, and there you can taste delicious local dishes.

 

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Captain Yannis Fabrica

INFORMATION

Ha Gorge

Ha Gorge

Ha Gorge is a canyon on the eastern part of the island of Crete in Greece. It is located in the west slope of Thrypti mountain and near of Monastiraki village in the plain of Ierapetra. The gorge is about 1.5km long, particularly narrow at several points and has walls rising up to 300m.

Monastiraki

Monastiraki

Monastiraki Settlement belongs to the municipality Pachia Ammos is built at an altitude of 180 meters. It is grounded in close to the gorge of Ha. The Church of the Holy Spirit at the foot of the Ha canyon is like a magnet that attracts the eye of the visitor when gaze across the mountain.

Pachia Ammos

Pachia Ammos

Pachia Ammos, located 6 km from Ha Gorge. It is a beach with thick sand and pebbles, which is exposed to winds. The western part of the beach, however, is protected by the breakwater of the harbor that is there, when the sea is calm and clear. The beach is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds.

Ha Camp

Ha Camp

Ha Camp is the most suitable place for your vacation at Lasithi.
Has a perfect view of Ha Canyon
Sunset view of Mirabello Gulf
5.2 Km from the fantastic
Beach of Pachia Ammos
19.4 Km from Ierapetra 
25.6 Km to Aghios Nikolaos 
26.2 Km for boat to Spinaloga
20.3 Km for boat to Chrysi

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About Ha Camp

Ha Camp offer parked caravans or big tents for 2-4 people for night stop. Our caravans and our tents have 2-4 beds, mini bar refrigerator, electricity for lights, charging cell phones and laptops and wi-fi internet. Our caravans are also equipped with kitchen, WC with shower and toilet. There free parking spaces and great place for kids, as there is plenty of space and a playground for them to run around with sharing BBQ, tables and chairs.

Open Season

Caravans and tents are  
available from 1st of May
till 30th of September every year.

For the availability you need to
email us to [email protected]
or fill in the inquiry form above.

You can also make your reservation
through AirBnB

Addess

Provincial Road to Monastiraki

Ierapetra - 72 200

Crete

 

Find Us on Map

Phone: +44 7761 884851

E-Mail: [email protected]

Weather

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17°C

Ierapetra

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Humidity: 65%

Wind: 6.44 km/h

  • 11 Dec 2017

    Mostly Cloudy 19°C 15°C

  • 12 Dec 2017

    Mostly Cloudy 19°C 16°C