Places around the Villa

Elafonissi Beach

VILLA ARCHON is located 75Km from the airport of Chania and situated on a hill overlooking the wild and green valley just above the settlement of “Prodromi” .

ArchonVilla is ideal not only as a focal point to explore the southwest Crete but also is offered for a numerous walkings starting just outside the villa.

The marked European path E4 is extremely near the village allowing walkers to have the chance to discover a wonderful and incredible natural world.

Southwest Crete is famous for its impressive gorges, long sandy beaches and deep-blue seas.

The area’s morphological characteristics, low, uncrowned, rounded mountains blend with ancient villages full of frescoed churches by Crete’s artists for the year 1000 to the first half of the 15th century.

This distinctiveness, combined with an extensive coastline on the Libyan sea with large and small bays of rare beauty stretching from Sougia village all the way to Elafonisi bay, make the area an ideal location in your search for “eclectic“ vacation.

The location is stunning, the sounds of bees humming, birds singing and goat’s bells ringing are the only things you can hear. It's so quiet and beautiful it's breathtaking. Definitely "away from it all".

The new built house blend and harmonized together with the beautiful landscapes and the pleasant climate offers you the place for total relaxation and freedom.

PALEOCHORA village is only 12 km away and is the place where you can supply with shopping for your stay in the villa.

Even though a small village it may satisfy all your needs from super market, grocery shops, doctors, banks, net-café and rent a cars. There are also a variety of activities like water sports, such as windsurfing, scuba diving, fishing, canoeing even tourism offices where organize daily boat trips to picturesque beaches like Elafonisi or Agia Roumeli.

Tourism has made its mark and Paleochora is now developed as a resort but still enjoyable, busy rather than crowded, just the right balance between tourism and tradition.

In the Evening you might have a Greek dinner just beside the seashore in one of the numerous taverns or simply enjoy a glass of wine in an open bar under the stars.

Paleochora is also ideal for swimming because of a pristine coastline which travels 18 kilometers along the shore and proudly displays a continuous line of sandy or pebble beaches each one of unique beauty.

Believe us, your vacation will not be sufficient to enjoy all of them...

THE CLIMATE in Crete is relatively mild Mediterranean.

During the fall and winter months north and northwest winds dominate, while in the summer the fresh breeze make it enjoyable.

The divine gift of the eternal sunshine allows someone to start vacation from March and end it at the end of October.

The climate and geography of Crete provided for many different species of wild-life and rare herbs.