Places to Visit

Arkadi Monastery

The Holy Monastery of Arkadi is located just 15 km from Villas Lefkothea, at an altitude of 500 meters from the sea. During the Turkish occupation (also known as Tourkokratia), the Cretans did many efforts to be released, however those efforts had no positive result. That made Cretans more stubborn! In 1866 the revolutionary committee […]

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Cave of Sfendoni

The cave of Sfendoni is located in Zoniana village, only 40 kilometers from the Villas Lefkothea. This is one of the greatest caves of Greece with an area of approximately 3000 sq.m. Inside the cave are large hallways and the ceilings are supported by large pillars created by stalactites and stalagmites. The first who systematically […]

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Fortress of Fortezza

The Fortress of Fortezza was built between 1573-1580 by the Venetians in order to protect the residents from the Turkish threat. It was designed so as to provide adequate living conditions of the population. That is the reason why it contained within the walls of the barracks, church, hospital, warehouse and aqueduct. The Venetian Fortress […]

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Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge is one of the most popular attractions of Crete and certainly a place that every tourist visiting the island must visit. Samaria Gorge is the largest gorge in Europe, with a length of 18 km. Every summer thousands of visitors cross it and admire its unique beauty, making it the most walked path […]

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What Our Guests Say

I’ve already stayed 2 times at Villas Lefkothea, each time was a very big pleasure. Manousos and his mother are very nice, helpful and gave very good tips about the region!

Neil, Switzerland