Crete to its pride
Off road holidays to discover Crete avoiding asphalt roads
Two eco-houses for rent in a remote greenery, above the beach of Ammoudara, in Crete
Two villas made of stones, wook, earth and straw, simple materials combined with precision and meticoulsness
A wise mix of olive and carob tress, where wild nature, orchards and comextible gardens are harmoniously coexisting
Marguerite et Mimosa, two eco-houses, made of stones, wood, earth and straw, simple materials combined with precision and meticulousness for optimal comfort, from the foundations to the bedding, a coherent and original combination.
As the biggest island in Greece and 5th in the Mediterranean Sea, Crete is full of places to visit, for every taste and in any direction, between sea and mountains, villages and countryside, an array of destinations is awaiting you choose your favorite Crete. We would be very happy to advise you.
Agios Nikolaos is only 7 km from our location. A small friendly seaside town where yo can find almost everything, shops, crafts, archeological and foklorical museum … in a nonchalant disorder where publick buildings, taverns and municipal beaches mingle with ease. In the middle, a bottomless lake connecting with the sea an all around lay villages and a countryside that is definitely worth a visit.
Surely you have heard of the famous cretan diet, but have you ever tasted our local flavours ? Ancient recipes that combine an amasing virtuousity to simple and natural ingredients, if you are tempted, we have put together a nice little adress book and we would love to share our recipes on site.
On foot, by bike, by motorbike … there is plenty to do and discover, shaded paths, forgotten villages, canyons leading to isolated beaches, steep roads that unfold breathtaking views, don’t expect to to them all one stay but rather enjoy every moment, here are some keywords to get you in the mood : Lato, Kolokitha, Richtis, Katharo, Omalo among many others …
Around the eco-houses and to the very end of the property, gardens and orchards are located between rocks and older trees to offer you fresh and natural seasonal fruits and vegetablse. Don’t hesitate to visit them with your basket. You can also visit other local and biological producers nearby.
You dreamed of exploring underwater, of safely climbing a steep rock, you can’t live without your board or you bike ? Live your holiday to the fullest with new experiences to boot.
Discover the remarquable trees of Crete thanks to the exploration of Cathy and Philippe Mercklé, two lovers of Crete and LIMNI who have taken adavantage of their holidays, year after year, to identify the most exceptional trees of the island, their discoveries are presented in constantly evolving book that containts all the information to find them with a beautiful sense of humor, a piece of history and great deal of respect for these fine specimens, some of which are three thousand years old.
The sun in a cloudless sky, the warm sea and the song of cicadas, it’s your chance to take the time, to pause and relax, when we have a date with the hammock, a tree or a song … why resist ?
A long and beautiful journey travelled !
A human adventure, original encounters, eco-houses developed with patience and perseverance, that everyone comes to find rest and new experiences