The Kato house is a traditional jewel, lovingly restored and more than remarkable.We are confident that it is the best accommodation of its type in the area. Outside its private, shady courtyard with soft seating/dinning/barbecue area is dominated by the sweeping view of Elounda, the Mirabello Bay and the purple Sitea mountains.-perfect for lazy lunches or dinning on warm moonlit nights. An outside spiral staircase leads to the upper balconies and sunbathing, giving almost 360o views of sea and mountains.An excellent wet room off the courtyard has a rain shower, WC, washbasin, perfect for showering after the beach,
Inside the open plan (well- equipped) kitchen/dinning/living space with it's original stone arches, latticed wooden ceilings,curious alcoves,authentic artefacts, intriguing staircase and stone walls make this unique house cool and restful in summer and cosy and intimate in winter. There is a large single bedroom with charming built in bed off the living room on the ground floor with built in wardrobe, olive beams, original features.The large mezzanine bedroom above the kitchen L/R has 2 single beds ( which can be combined to form one super king )and a romantic view of the stone fireplace below. The mezzanine bedroom has a sheltered balcony overlooking the bay and the mountains, a truly spectacular view, with the night time lights of Elounda harbour reflected in the sea.Perfect for watching early sunrises, fishing boats chugging out over the bay through the canal and romantic moonlit nightcaps.
The outside rear bedroom has a queen sized (5ft) bed with single bunk above.It has large picture window looking out on the circle of montains, olive groves and up to the picturesque protected traditional village of Pano Elounda, only a short stroll away. It has its own balcony and access to the courtyard below by the spiral outside spiral staircase. It shares the inside bathroom.
Staying in The Kato House perfectly combines the charm, comfort and tranquillity of village life with the best of tourist buzz!
The Kato house is fully certified by EOT, the Greek Tourist Board, certification number 5839.