At the rural and calm village of Xirokambi, 3 km from the seaside, a beautiful, ancient house, reflecting the colors and the air of Crete, is waiting for you. Family Sarris will welcome you warmly and will tell you all about their traditions.
At the rural and calm village of Xirokambi, 3 km from the seaside, a beautiful, ancient house, reflecting the colors and the air of Crete, is waiting for you.
Family Sarris will welcome you warmly and will tell you all about their traditions.
Here, you will enjoy some pure moments of pleasure, in Cretan style.
Number of rooms: 4 double rooms (one on a mezzanine)
Accommodation capacity: 8 persons max.
The house is tastefully decorated and furnished with comfortable and traditional Cretan furniture.
The wood and stone elements dominate and give a warm atmosphere, while making your holiday careless.
There is a staircase taking you to the houseʼs main entrance. At this level, you will find a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, a living room, two double rooms with bathroom (shower), a mezzanine with a double bed and a nice, furnished balcony. There is an interior staircase which gives access to the ground floor where you may find a double room with bathroom (shower) and a furnished courtyard, with an independent entrance and access to the garden.
The house includes heating, air-conditioning, fireplace, washing machine, dish-washer, TV, radio and CD-player, baby-cot and, in general, all the basic home equipment.
The garden and all the exterior places are pleasantly designed in order to make you relax, enjoying the wonderful view at the village, the valley and the sea (from the 1st floor
Built in two levels, this traditional family house has been recently renovated, with respect to the local architecture, and is surrounded by a verdurous garden smelling nicely the flowers' and aromatic herbs aromas.
Just at the houseʼs entrance, under the pavilion, there is a nice little corner specially designed to make you feel relaxed. In this same place, you will find the traditional “rakokazano" (a caldron where we put the regionʼs local traditional spirit, “raki"), which is a must in all original Cretan houses.
At your disposal are, as well, two traditional ovens, while Sarris family is there to teach you the basic tips to bake on wood.
Relax and share some unique moments under the large pergola offering its shadow thanks to the wonderful vine, full of grapes.
A little bit further, there is a small swimming pool with chaise-longs, sun umbrellas and a shower, nearby. The place is shadowy thanks to the big mulberry.
Tassos and Maro are there to offer you all the necessary to prepare your breakfast from the first day, as there is no market nearby the guest house.
Do not miss to taste the local wine which is produced in their really well looked-after cellar which is maintained in special butts and bottles.
Cross the calm little street passing from the house and you will find the garden. From there you may pick, on your own, the fruits and vegetables.
Tassos, the owner, being himself a professional farmer and producer, will be excited to tell you all about the secrets of the farm life and, depending on the season, you may follow him in the process of vintage and crop of olives and oranges.
From the end of August to mid September, it is the period of grape-harvest when people step on the grapes barefoot inside the traditional wine-press. In Mid-September, the harvest of olives is taking place and if you are there during the period, you are more than welcome!
Four mountain bikes are at the disposal of the guests free of charge.
Horse riding in the village of Deres 7 km from the guest house.
From the guest house you may also explore the western part of Crete.
Wander around the wonderful town of Chania with its picturesque little port which is always full of life.
Walk at the upland of Omalos. For those of you who love adventure, we suggest you pass through the canyon of Samaria. There is also another nice excursion that we suggest you to take to Elafonissos and Palaiochora as well as to the wonderful beaches of Sougia and Falasarna.
Do not forget to taste the villageʼs new traditional tavern at 50 meters distance from the guest house.
Visit the less crowded sandy beach of Pirgos Psilonerou, 3 km from the village.
Towels and sheets included
Cleaning service every 2 days
Mountain bikes for free
Swimming pool open Mars-October
Private parking area
Recommended means of travel
Shops : 4 km.
Village : 50 m.
Museum : 20 km.
Closest Airport : 25 km.
Closest Port : 20 km.
Canyon : 45 km.
Beach : 3 km.
Horseback Riding : 7 km.
Closest City : Chania 20 km
Ciao sono Fabio ed ho girato il mondo per lavoro nel turismo e per piacere per piu'di 20 anni ed ora ho deciso di vivere stabilmente sull ' isola di Creta a Chania insieme alla mia famiglia. Quindi amo viaggiare e scoprire sempre nuove destinazioni e amo incontrare e socializzare con popoli di tutte le nazioni del mondo.
Ho iniziato la mia esperienza come host 4 anni fa quando ho comprato la mia villa a Chania ed ho sempre ospitato turisti di tutto il mondo accogliendoli e coccolandoli nel miglior modo possibile. Ad oggi ho fatto di questa esperienza di hosting il mio lavoro e gestisco molte ville nella zona di Chania a Creta per conto dei propietari tramite la mia societa' legale HomeLeaderCrete LTD
I mie paesi preferiti : Brasile, Grecia
I miei piatti preferiti: pasta di tutti i tipi da buon italiano!
Il mio motto e'un po'scontato ma e'quello che cerco di fare nella vita: Carpe Diem!