The village of Fres is located a little to the west from the village of Vryses. It is situated at the foot of the White Mountains, in the heart of greenery. It is a charmingly traditional village. It boasts a large main square which is surrounded by cafes where the locals meet to socialise. An archway leads to the upper village and to the chapel of Our Lady of the…


The small village of Drapanos is crisscrossed with many roads and lanes. In this Cretan village you will find fantastic sea views over Souda Bay and mountain views. It is a rural tranquility to be enjoyed sitting at the kafenion and watching the world go by.


This Cretan village is located on a little hilltop and offers you a cafe, taverna and mini-market. The houses in this traditional village are beautifully renovated and it is a joy to stroll around in the street. There are many cypress trees around and you will hear many birds while walking around the surrounding nature. In the forest you will discover the hidden stone chapel Agios Ioannis. The sandy beaches…


A tiny old hamlet with Greek houses as you have always imagined them. Wonderful views looking down over the coast. The village of Douliana is close by. It is a small peaceful village, hidden from tourism with crisscrossed winding lanes.

Aptera and Megala Horafia

From this splendid height, overlooking the mouth of Souda Bay and across to the Akrotiri peninsula is the village and ancient site of Aptera. Aptera from the fifth century BC into early Christian times was one of the most important cities. The Ministry of Culture has in recent years, spent a lot of time and money in making it easier to navigate and with better signage. The village itself has…

Agios Pavlos

This tiny village is a very peaceful place. It is located in between Gavalochori and Douliana and you can walk around in the peaceful surroundings. Gavalochori is very closewith its mini-markets, cafes and tavernas. The beaches of Almyrida and Kalyves are only a 5min drive away. Enjoy the Cretan lifestyle in this quiet village.


Kounoupidiana is small town located on the Akrotiri peninsula, 8km from the city of Chania and only 6km from the International Airport. It has a population of around 1500 and the facilities of the Cretan Polytechnic University are nearby.  It is in close proximity of some of the best beaches for swimming, sunbathing and watersports including Marathi Beach, Loutraki Beach and Stavros Beach. The town has a supermarket, pharmacies and…