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The village of Kefali on Crete
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Kefali is a small, quiet and traditional mountain village that you will drive through when you are on your way to the Chrisoskalistissa Monastery or to the beach of Elafonisi island in the southwest of Crete. It's nothing much: a few small hotels, a few very small shops which are at the same time bar, minimarket, coffeeshop and taverna, and a few houses. Over the last years a couple of new taverns and some more facilities have been added to the village. The area is mountainous and green and good for making hikes and the views from the village are quite impressive. If you are German or if you understand the language, it's worth to visit the Elafonisos Taverna if you want to have a good laugh and see what special menu they have for you :)!

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In the village of Kefali you can have a look at a church dating from the 14th century, the Metamorphosis tou Sotiris (Transfiguration of Christ). Inside frescoes can be seen of the treachery of Judas and of Jesus being taken off the cross. The church is accessible via a path on the right hand side near the end of the village as you drive from north going south. It is a path with black stones and it runs down. At the end turn right, then left, then right again to reach it. You can already see the little church on a hill from a distance, but at first you do not think it is very old. That you only see when you stand in front of it.

Velanos Villas in the village of Kefali on Crete
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Whether you are a nature lover or you wish to spend your holidays in a quiet, picturesque, traditionally built villa, Velanos Villas is here to help you make it happen!.Built from earth bound materials like wood and stone on a mountain side at the southeastern edge of the Chania Prefecture,our four villas offer luxury combined with traditional elements.

Each of the four Villas, offers a unique view of the mountain side for a number of guest, varying from 2 to 6 persons. Stairways and stone paved paths lead to each villa's porch or terrace, where you can relax with an aspiring view of the mountain side, the nearby gorge and the sea.

There is also a very lovely pool, overseeing the mountain side at the opposite side of the gorge. Mountain and Sea Vacations at the same time!

Velanos is named after the tree "Velanidia" (oak). One such tree is the oldest guest of our villas, for over 2000 years

Check availabilities and prices & book Velanos Villas in Kefali - click here.

Kefali - Kritamos Holiday Hotel
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Set amidst a lovely garden, Kritamos Holiday offers traditional accommodation with free WiFi. The beaches of Palaiochora, Sougia and Elafonisi can be reached within a 30 minute drive. Guests have access to a shared kitchen. Fitted with beamed ceilings, all units open to a balcony or patio with garden, mountain or Cretan Sea views. A flat-screen TV and air conditioning are included. Some include a kitchenette, while others have a private pool with hydromassage jets. Guests will find a restaurant, café and mini market only 100 metres away from Kritamos Holiday. Souda Port and Daskalogiannis International Airport are at a distance of 70 km. Free parking is possible on site.

Check availabilities and prices & book Kritamos Holiday in Kefali - click here.


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