About us

Bella Vita is a beautiful, unique and very stylish hotel located in Pitsidia, in Southern Crete. The name itself has a very positive meaning and is inspired by the owners, Stefania and Manuel, who are Italians. It means “beautiful life”, living carefree, indulging in vague and pleasures, having fun without worrying about anything. Everything in this hotel exudes a sense of positivity. The moment you see it, you feel nice. Our goal is to create a lovely atmosphere and a stylish environment, based on Italian taste.

All of it’s rooms and apartments have Italian names which convey a positive meaning.

  • Amore which means “love”
  • Anima which means “soul”
  • Armonia which means “harmony”
  • Gioia which means “joy”
  • Gusto which means “enjoyment, satisfaction”
  • Incanto which means “enchanting magic”
  • Ozio which means “relaxation”

Bella Vita is perfect for couples and families. The rooms can accommodate 2 people, and the apartments, up to 4 people. Also, it is possible to combine rooms and apartments to meet your personal lodging needs. The construction of the building incorporates earthen materials, and is in harmony with the environment of this area. The basic colours are that of stone, wood, and the white and blue of the sky.

Bella Vita is a mere “breath” away from the sea…only 5 minutes from Kommos and Matala beaches by car. The property itself has a very strong energy and is ideal for holidays, whether you’re relaxing in the comfortable rooms and apartments, the beautiful garden, or the lovely roof apartment with majestic sea and mountain views. Join us for unique and unforgettable moments. We will be waiting, always with a smile. This hotel has private rooms and apartments, and each one has it’s own balcony or garden. The apartments have fully equipped kitchens. The rooms share a common, well-furnished kitchen on the ground floor, where you can prepare your own breakfast, lunch or dinner. The apartments have all the necessary amenities to make it feel like home. Every space has air conditioning. There is also a satellite TV/WiFi connection and flat screen TV in every room. In addition, each room and apartment includes a safe box and mini-fridge. We also provide a regular cleaning service and preserve the spaces clean and fresh. Towels and sheets are changed regularly, every 3 to 4 days.

In Pitsidia you have the opportunity to enjoy many relaxed moments, as there are various restaurants and taverns in the area. You may also have the chance to attend special events in the main square, which occur on a regular basis. The locals are friendly and polite, and the area is famous amongst others for its hospitality. In the village there is a supermarket and pharmacy. If you wish to go swimming, climbing, or horse riding…or embark on a boat trip, special jeep adventure, cycling tour, or visit to nearby archaeological sights…or spend lovely nights either in a tranquil setting or experiencing the area night life scene, you can book through Bella Vita. We are always at your service to help and offer you solutions. We can also help you rent a car or bike.

If you wish to create new unforgettable memories, join us in Bella Vita…our motto is our smile.