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Chora Sfakion

Chora Sfakion (Sfakia) , with 350 ihabitants, is located at a distance of 74 km. south of Hania and is built at the center of a hidden cove in an area noted for the wilderness and the remoteness, which - as it is said - reflects in the personality and character of its inhabitants. Those courageous and free spirited people turned to the sea in order to make a living and for many years they chose to be sailors and commercial traders. Sfakia have always been connected with the great moments of cretan history.

During the Venetian occupation the village had great financial development and the number of its inhabitants rose to 3000. At that time its fortress, Castelli, was built, becoming also the home of the local Venetian governor. Although the failed insurrection of 1770 was "drained in blood" the townspeople never gave up and kept fighting the Turks at every opportunity given. On May 31st, 1941, the little port of Sfakia was used - with the help of the villagers - by New Zealanders and Australians who had remained behind the main allied forces, in order to escape. Today, among the houses in the village, you will find many 300 to 400 year old mansios, testifying to its glorious history. Starting out from Sfakia it is worthwhile to pay a visit to the Church of Panagia of Thymiani, to the village of Komitades as well as to the legendary Fragokastello.



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 Irene Villa
Irene Villa, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki Village, Irene Villa features an outdoor pool with a sun terrace. It offers views of the Cretan Sea, while free WiFi is available in all areas. more...
 Almyra Apartments
Almyra Apartments, Sfakaki
Surrounded by a well-tended garden of roses and palm trees, Almyra Apartments is located in the seaside Sfakaki Village and steps from the sandy beach, nesting site for the Caretta Caretta sea more...
 Radamanthy's Hotel Apartments
Radamanthy's Hotel Apartments, Sfakaki
Located 1312 feet from the beach of Sfakaki in Crete, Radamanthy's Hotel Apartments offers a swimming pool and a snack bar. It features self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi access. more...
 Sunrise Apartments
Sunrise Apartments, Sfakaki
Set on a steep hill, this complex on the outskirts of Rethymnon offers a large L-shaped pool with adjacent sunbathing terrace, and self-catering studios/apartments with uninterrupted Cretan Sea views . more...
 Villa Lucia
Villa Lucia, Sfakaki
Only 320 yards from Sfakaki Village and just under half a mile from Sfakaki Beach, Villa Lucia features an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. BBQ facilities and a garden are included . more...
 Villa Apollon II
Villa Apollon II, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki, Villa Apollon II has accommodations with a private pool, free WiFi and private parking. Guests staying at this villa can use the fully equipped kitchen and a terrace. more...
 Aretousa Villa in Rethymno
Aretousa Villa in Rethymno, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki, Aretousa Villa in Rethymno has accommodations with free WiFi and a fitness center. All units are equipped with a oven, fridge, a coffee machine, a stovetop and electric tea pot. more...
 Holiday Home Rethymno Crete 03
Holiday Home Rethymno Crete 03, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki in the Crete region, Holiday Home Rethymno Crete 03 is a 5-star property featuring free WiFi. Guests staying at this vacation home can use the fully equipped kitchen. more...
 Villa Apollon
Villa Apollon, Sfakaki
Boasting an outdoor pool, Villa Apollon is set on the top of a small hill in Sfakaki Village. It offers split-level accommodations enjoying sea views from its balcony and free Wi-Fi throughout. more...
 Pigi Apartments
Pigi Apartments, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki in the Crete region, Pigi Apartments features a terrace. With sea views, this property provides a balcony. more...
 Rosebay Apartments
Rosebay Apartments, Sfakaki
Featuring a pool and a bar in its well-tended garden, Rosebay Apartments is in Sfakaki on Rethymno, just 100 ft from the beach. more...
 Hotel Grace
Hotel Grace, Sfakaki
Featuring air conditioning, Hotel Grace offers accommodations in Sfakaki. Rethymno Town is 6.8 mi from the property. Some units include a dining area and/or balcony. more...
 Alkionis Beach
Alkionis Beach, Sfakaki
These spacious apartments and studios are located right on the beach at Sfakaki, offering a large pool with stunning sea views, a children΄s playground and entertainment corner. more...
 A house literally on the sea
A house literally on the sea, Sfakaki
Located in Sfakaki in the Crete region, A house literally on the sea has a terrace. Guests staying at this apartment can use the free WiFi and balcony. more...
 Agelia Beach Hotel
Agelia Beach Hotel, Sfakaki
Set on its private sandy beach in Sfakaki, Agelia Beach Hotel is 6.2 mi from Rethymnon’s historic center. more...




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