LOVELY studio-house in Chora Sfakion, on the south coast of Crete. Sfakia is the name of the municipality, and Chora Sfakion is the main village, a beautiful village, rich in history, with whitewashed houses, a hilly landscape with high mountains behind it, and lovely views of the surrounding coast and the endless sea.
The house is 84 m2 plus a balcony and a garden. The property has stunning sea views, views to the magnificent mountains, and views to part of this southern coastline. The house is within walking distance to the beach in the village, as well as to shops and restaurants. The ground floor includes a kitchen, a bathroom with shower and a room with a wardrobe. Opposite the front door and across the small country lane is the garden. On the first floor there is a spacious living room with sofa bed for 3, and mezzanine with a double bed.
In total there are 5 beds.
The property derives its name from the white well in the garden. In the older times, this well supplied the entire village with water, and was a gathering place for the village residents.
Chora Sfakion is the perfect is the starting point for exploring the beautiful south coast of Crete. The owner of the house owns the local diving center, which also provides boat rentals, organized boat trips, taxi-boat etc. Guests at Notos Well will be offered special rates for these services.
The area has countless opportunities for hiking and exploring the beautiful and awe-inspiring ravines and mountains. Sfakia is famous for its approximately 50 ravines, the most famous being Samaria, Imbros, and Aradena. From Sfakia on a clear day one can glimpse the islands of Gavdos and Gavdopoula, 22 nautical mil south of Crete (link below). Gavdos with its 50 inhabitants is a small, beautiful green island with unforgettable sandy beaches and views. You can reach Gavdos by ferry or by an organized boat trip.
Beds and baths:
Ground floor: bathroom with shower
First floor: living room with 3 single sofa beds, and a mezzanine bedroom with double bed
Fully equipped house
Sun loungers and parasol in the garden
Garden with dining table and BBQ and shade under the old lemon tree
Linens and towels
Air con in living room / mezzanine
Iron and ironing board
Cleaning of house and change of sheets and towels once during a week
Welcome basket with fruit and wine
Services on request:
Transportation from / to the airport
Rental car, motorcycle, moped
Tours / excursions in the local area boat nearby
340 meters by shortcut to the nearest beach, shop, bakery, cafes, restaurants
1 km along the road to the second beach of the village
600 meters to the ferry port; the ferry runs to Loutro, Agia Roumeli, Sougia, Paleochora, and Gavdos
900 meters to the diving center and boat rentals
2.2 km to Ilingas Beach which also has a taverna
16 km to Aradena, the entrance to the Aradena ravine that ends at Marmara beach where there are also sun loungers and parasols
4,7 km to the lower entrance to the Imbros Gorge
650 meters to the petrolstation
15 km to Frangokastello
77 km to Chania airport code CHQ (146km to Heraklion airport code HER)
70 km to Chania center and the famous Venetian Harbour
E4 path hiking distances:
Sfakia Loutro approx. 6 km / 2 hours
Loutro Marmara approx. 3 km / 1.5 hours
Agios Pavlos- Agia Roumeli approx. 3,5km / 1 hour
Between Sfakia and Loutro there are several beautiful you can also hike to; Sweet Water Beach, Timios Stavros Beach and Pervolakia Beach.