Crete, an island where the sun is shining on more than 300 days a year, has got a lot of hidden secrets like the area of Phaistos, with its famous ancient excavations "Minoan palace of Phaistos" or "Gortina", the magnificent beach of Komos, wild gorges, old monasteries, mountain trails and of course the traditional villages where you fee the Cretan way of living.
The area of Phaistos offers settlements of old Cretan houses which have been lovingly restored with all amenities. Some houses are built at the end of 1800 and the early years of 1900 with the charming character, influenced by venetian squatters during this period.
There are small individual cottage and apartments available for two people, and larger holiday houses and small resorts for groups up to 18 people. As a group you can to stay in a small complexes by their own, or you rent individual houses or cottages in a small charming village.
The villages Vori, Agios Ioannis, Sivas & Kamilari are located in the messara plain, inbetween the foothills of the Psiloritis mountain in the West, the Asterousia Mountains in the East and the the long bay in the South of Crete. You find a wide range of olive groves, fruit plantations, canyons, beaches, archaelogical sites and monasteries, which are really dreamlike. It´s a perfect place to relax and also to explore. Make an exciting hike or cycling tour and get touched by these unique impressions.
You feel like getting back to your inner roots while staying in Crete. It´s a fantastic and valuable experience to spend some time far away of the common tourism places and enjoy individual holidays. You can experience the power of the natural surrounding and the ancient influences.
The roots of the Phaistos Area are longing back to the former Minoan period in bronze age. Approximately from 2000 –1700 before Christ. The Minoan culture was very advanced as the archaeological excavations have revealed. Very huge palaces, advanced ports, creative designed and crafted jewelery made of gold, and a lot more. Today you still can admire the remains of this old and interesting culture in a museum located in Heraklion.
You can explore the archaeological sites of our area of Phaistos by yourself or make a guided tour.
You love nature, love to relax, love to take impressive pictures, to hike or to cycle? You are keen on archaeological history, want to explore a different, traditional way of lifestyle, want to live and stay very unique?
Then this is definitely what you have been looking for! Explore our accommodation offers in the villages and find you little hidden secret place to stay. We also offer a wide range of activities like Jeep tours, hiking, cycling, diving, horse riding, photo excursions and a lot more and guided tours for groups and individuals. Feel free to contact us, so that we can help you to create your own very special and unique holiday experience.