Arhontiko is a lovely village very close to the lively village Arkalohori, approximately 800 metres away.It is built on a hill overlooking the whole area. Is 35 kms from the airport of Heraklion and from sandy beaches. It has a Kafenion and a Mini Market open all year. In the square is a beautiful church with traditional houses around. Approximately 150 residents live there. Very close to the village, on a hill called "Galatiani Kefala" ruins of a Minoan town have been found, claimed to be one of the biggest on Crete.