Melas Apartments – Crete isl. – Greece



Lasithi (Greek: Λασίθι) is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia and Neapoli. The mountains include the Dikti in the west and the Thrypti in the east. The Sea of Crete lies to the north and the Libyan Sea to the […]


Agios Nikolaos -in the town itself but also in its surroundings- has many beautiful beaches to offer –most of them sandy and organized. In the town centre you will find Kitroplatia beach. On the south of the town there are Ammos beach (by the marina) and the municipal beach of the Greek National Tourism Organization, which is one of the […]

Cretan cuisine

CRETAN DIET IS NOT JUST DISHES LINED UP ON A TABLE The core of the Cretan cuisine consists of food derived from natural sources, whereas food of animal origin was more peripheral in nature. In general, people consumed seasonal products, available in the wider local area, which underwent minimal processing or none at all. The traditional cuisine was widespread in […]