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.
“Neo Petrino” has one bedroom with an old iron bed and in the same room there is a kitchen and an old stone oven. Next to it there is a place built inside a rock with old photos that will surely impress. The apartment has a bathroom with shower. Outside there is a courtyard with seating area under carob and fig trees.
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, kitchen, refrigerator, air conditioning (free), maps and informations.
Outdoor facilities: Free swimming pool, deckchairs, sun umbrellas, courtyard,BBQ