The house is situated in the traditional settlement of Monastiraki by the base of the Thripti mountains and Ha gorge. An Byzantine established traditional village that will make you leave the world famous in history "Cretan hospitality".
The unique geographical location in the norrowest part on Crete (15km), that connects the Lybian to the Aegean sea will offer you the splendor view of the golf of Mirabelo and the champaign of Pachia Ammos a very traditional fish village.
This is a "hand-made" home with the most traditional and enviromently friendly material from the Cretan land. Most of the materials used to the house are older than 120 years, as this was a rebuild of my great grandfather's first home.
Every piece was carefuly chosen and maintainted by myself in a time of decades.
This place is great for nature lovers as it is off the main touristic track. Located in the midle of a hill full of original essences offered by the unique cretan vegetation. You'll wake up by the morning parfume of thyme and oregano which are surrounding the house. Famous trails comming from the Byzantine times will make this experience even greater.
Ha canyon 700m away from the house will make your visit unforgetable as it is one of the prettiest canyons of Europe with lakes and a cascade.
Garanteed one of the superior experience that you can have is the old fortification of thr Byzantine era as long as the church of St. Stefanos and St. George in the middle of the village.
The village is a host of two of the most originally traditional villte tavernas with Cretan home made food -one visit to them will make you feel the greatest of the world famous Cretan cousine -the base of the mediterranean diet.
House is located in the middle of some of the most amazing beaches of Crete: Tholos beach in Kavousi village is 5km away. Ierapetra and it's unique Chrissi Island in 10km away. Pachia Ammos 3km away. Agios Nikolaos and Elounda in 17km away.
To the whole house.
Every help will provided. An optional tour with a boat to the near by unique sea points and fishing can be arranged.
A free wood oven meat can be offered and cooked on the house terrace by me. I'll do the work, I'll bring the food, you'll just enjoy it!!! (For a minimal week rental only offer.)
I'm a physician with environmental sensitivities. Highly enjoying the good company and a chat with people I met and so to make them feel like home.
In our gradually shrinking world, everyone is in need of all the others. We must look for man wherever we can find him. When on his way to Thebes Oedipus encountered the Sphinx, his answer to its riddle was: "Man". That simple word destroyed the monster. We have many monsters to destroy. Let us think of the answer of Oedipus.