Dear Guest, the name CRETE means powerful. The island of Crete was from the ancient times the biggest emperor of the sea. Its first residents were Curetes, after whom modern Cretans are named.
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The Prefecture of Chania is located on the western part of Crete. With a history dating from the Minoan civilization up to the present times, the province of Chania consists of gorges, lakes, mountains, caves and beaches, combined with the deep blue of the sea. The city of Chania is a real architectural jewel with old buildings, as well as excellent street plan with direct access. The new town, as it extends, embraces the old town with the beautiful and picturesque old Venetian port and the world famous lighthouse. The new town extends up to the old and famous district of Halepa with the neoclassical buildings with significant value, where our villa is located too. From the sky, from Profitis Ilias, where the tombs of the Venizelos family are located, the view to the entire area is incomparable. Dear Guest, Chania has always something new to show you. Welcome to our villa in Halepa district. Your accommodation in our villa or the walk in the picturesque streets of the wider area will be very entertaining. Keep the sunlight to your heart.
Since we are in Crete, we would like to get to know her better. There is nothing more enjoyable for us to guide you… deeper into our place. It is not only the place that makes the difference, its morphology and its history, it is the man who acts on everything. Rigid, strong, proud, hospitable, brave and conscientious are only a few of the main characteristics of the local residents of the island. History teaches that despite the existence of many conquerors, the culture, the customs and the civilization are deep in time. They maintained the memories and the historical sites intact to be delivered from generation to generation.
Elafonisi is the most awarded beach of Crete. It is located on the south west of Chania. It is a small island, 200 meters from the beach. Weather permitting, you can walk in the shallow waters and visit it. Start now! Ballos beach and thehistoric island of Gramvousa with its Venetian fortress are located on the northwest edge of Chania. It is an impressive lagoon with shallow waters. You can visit the place by boat or car. The amazing view is the main characteristic. Falasarna beach has a great width, lovely sand and crystal clear waters. The gorge of Samaria took its name from the village of Samaria which is abandoned since 1962 and is located between Xyloskalo and the coastal resort of Agia Roumeli which in turn was named after the church of Santa Maria. During the Ottoman Empire, it served as a refuge for many rebels. The village of Theriso is located at the foot of the white mountains, the largest mountain of Crete. Its distance from Chania is only 16 km. To visit it, you must cover a distance of 6 km. through the wild beauty of Therisino Gorge. The palace of Knossos or Minoan Palace was the most important city of ancient Greece. With easy access to the sea but also to the mainland, it was the residence of the wise King Minos.