Welcome to Koutsounari Traditional Cottages

Your dream can come true!

The traditional settlement of Koutsounari is just 10 km from beautiful Ierapetra, at an altitude of 600 metres and just beneath the “little Meteora” of Crete. Welcome to an unforgettable journey to a time when a holiday meant authentic, innocent simplicity...


Experience the pleasure of a traditional stay and bask in the famous Cretan hospitality.


Enjoy a restful stay in a hotel from another era, in a space of unpretentious aesthetics and luxury


Escape to the quiet of your private veranda with a view of the Libyan Sea


Touch the sea and relax on the beach, just minutes from the hotel


Live your dream holiday, away from the crowds


Minoan cookery & pottery

A completely new experience!
Explore Minoan cooking practices in a hands-on activity at our hotel. Try recipes prepared by the Minoans at cooking and wine-tasting lessons in a unique setting we have designed especially for our visitors.

Cooking lessons

Cretan diet
Learn all about the wealth of Cretan gastronomy and how to prepare traditional recipes. Popular dishes like stuffed vegetables, tzatziki garlic dip and dakos will be explored.