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 its' wealth and beauty. Vafes is one of the villages of Apokoronas (32km away from Chania and 28km away from Rethymno and the southern Crete). It's the only village of the prefecture of Chania which was declared a historic preservable place because of its' history and the beautiful traditional architecture.
“Patitiri” is a two-room apartment built of wood and stone. It has one bedroom with a double iron bed and two bathrooms. The one bath is built on a rock with a bathtub to the kitchen which has an old stone oven built on a rock that transports the visitor to another era. Next to the kitchen there is another bath and over the kitchen there is an ondas with a sofa bed that can host one or two people.
The visitor will surely impress by the space which is decorated with antiques and offers calm and relaxation. Outside the apartment there is a yard with trees of the area while on the terrace, visitors can enjoy the view of the gorge and mountain where live goats and sheep.
The beautiful stone walls outside, the traditional oven, the barbeque and the swimming pool offer to the visitor the change of a unique and peaceful stay in beautiful natural surroundings away from the bustle of tourism. Scents and colours of the thyme, the oregan, the jasmine and other kind of cretan plants and flowers give to the visitor unique moments. The area has traditional cafes and taverns with cretan plates and industries with local products. Relax to a unique place and take a journey in to the past time. We also provide informations for the area, books with cretan nutrition and maps of Creta.
Located: Vafes Apokoronou - Chania (32 km from Chania, 28 km from Rethymnon)
Category: Traditional House
Indoor facilities included: Αir conditioning (free), security safe, 2 bathrooms with bathtube, kitchen, large balconies with view of trees, maps and informations.
Outdoor facilities: , swimming pool, deckchairs, sun umbrellas, garden
We look forward to welcoming you here on your holiday.