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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.
“classic” is a two room apartment with large bedroom with an old iron bed and a bath with a bathtub. The kitchen of the apartment is decorated with paintings, while a sofa bed and a single bed can accommodate two people. There are two large balconies with seating area where visitors can enjoy the gorge and the mountain opposite.
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: bathroom with bathtube, kitchen, refrigerator, air conditioning (free), tv.
Outdoor facilities: free swimming pool, deckchairs, sun umbrellas, courtyard ,bbq
Hi all! I'm Michalis and I would like to welcome you to my traditional, unique apartments in beautiful Kriti in Greece! Feel free to contact me for any questions!
George Patsoumadakis purchased this house in 2004
The houses are in a stunning location down a short pedestrian street. A short walk to everything in the village, but very quiet as well.
Vafes is a small but very friendly village and we were made very welcome. There are mosquitoes, but we we also saw an eagle from our terrace. The wifi works best down by the pool. Not an issue.
Très agréable location traditionnelle dans un village très authentique avec des habitants chaleureux et accueillants. Le plus de la location: la piscine et le calme. La climatisation dans la première chambre serait un plus.
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