Apokoronas is a historic and beautiful area of Crete with a landscape of wild mountains and fertile valleys. It was a place where emperors and lords of Byzantine Empire could reside and enjoy wealth and beauty. Tzitzifes is one of the villages of Apokoronas (35km far from Chania, 35km far from Rethymno and 115km far from Heraklion).
LITHOS, a small traditional house dating from 1800 and open to visitors since 2006 is located in this fine village, with close access to roads to the north and the south of Crete. It consists of two separate apartments built in local architectural style and offers all modern comforts. The use of natural materials such as wood and stone takes the visitor back to other more simple and romantic times, allowing him to escape from daily routine.
PATITIRI, which is one of the two apartments of this property, has a fully equipped kitchen, air-conditioning, bathroom with bathtub and wood-burning stoves for winter. It has also an old - style oven and a wine press. Outside there is a large vine-covered courtyard with trees and flowers of the area and a swimming pool. The visitor will surely be impressed by the space which is decorated with antiques and offers calmness and relaxation.
The beautiful stone walls outside, the traditional oven, the barbeque and the swimming pool offer the visitor the chance of a unique and peaceful stay in beautiful natural surroundings away from the bustle of tourism. Scents and colours of the thyme, oregan, jasmine and other cretan plants and flowers give the visitor unique moments. The area has traditional cafes and taverns with delicious cretan plates and industries with local products (wine, cheese etc.). Relax in a unique place and take a journey into the past time. Information about the area, books with cretan nutrition and maps of the island are also provided.
Located: Tzitzifes Apokoronou - Chania (35 km from Chania, 35 km from Rethymnon)
Category: Traditional House
Indoor facilities: Αir-conditioning (free), Wi-Fi access (free), fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with bathtub, security safe, maps and information.
Outdoor facilities: Swimming pool, deckchairs, sun umbrellas.