Gavalochori, Chania, Crete

Accommodation Type Country cottage, Holiday home
Rooms 4
Capacity 20
Open All year

Located in the picturesque village of Gavalochori, 27 Km from Chania, the old olive press of the 18th century, completely restored and transformed into a charming guest house. It offers spacious suites in a refined setting, which combines discreet rural chic with all the modern amenities. Relaxed atmosphere and warm hospitality.

Hiking Stay & Bike

Guest Inn Opinion

Charming suites with a shared swimming pool and quality services where tradition and modernity are combined perfectly for unique holidays in Crete and a great discovery in the area of Chania.


Sitting room
Breakfast Room
Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Table d'hôtes
Baby cot free of charge
Daily cleaning service
Firewood for free
Iron & ironboard upon request
Laudry service
Private parking
Vehicle recommended
Towels & sheets included
Credit cards accepted

Access Information

From Heraklion (119 km, 1h50 approx): From the airport or the port, follow the New National Road for Rethymno – Chania. A few kilometers after the exit for Georgioupoli, follow the direction for Kalyves – Kalami and, in continuation, for Douliana and Gavalochori. From Chania airport (36 km, 40ʼ approx): From the airport, follow the direction to Souda and then to Rethymno, by the New National Road. When you pass the exits Megala Horafia – Agrepa and Kalami – Kalyves, turn right at the exit Armenoi – Kalyves – Vamos. Follow the signs for Kalyves – Vamos and Gavalochori. From the centre of the village Gavalochori, follow direction towards Agios Pavlos and after 850 meters turn left where there is a sign for Athermigo. At 70 meters you will see the entrance to Athermigo.


900 m
900 m
Sea Sports
4.0 km
12.0 km
Archaeological Site
4.0 km
27.0 km
Closest Airport
36.0 km
Closest Port
20.0 km
4.0 km
Bike riding
4.0 km
4.0 km
Horseback Riding
10.0 km

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Villa Athermigo (×1 )

Max Persons: 10
Max Adults: 10
Children : Yes
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4


Air Condition
Bathroom with a tub
Toilet with shower
Satelite TV
Ground Floor
1st Floor
View to village
DVD Player
Hair dryer
Sofa-bed 2 persons
Sitting room
Dining room
Bath products
View garden
4 double beds

Walk around and explore marked trails, accompanied by the owners, qualified guides or on your own, starting from your place of stay or within 10 km.
Explore the Greek countryside on your bike. Mountain bikes are available at the guesthouse or at a maximum distance of 5 km

The homemade breakfast and the table d’hôte (on request) are served in the dining room or in the garden in the summer.
Stroll around the picturesque Gavalochori to meet the friendly local people, to taste good Cretan food in the village taverns, to visit the churches of Virgin and Saint Sergius, the old village school, the Venetian wells and the folklore museum.

For hiking lovers, many marked hiking trails await you.

Traditional villages in the region are well preserved and authentic, stroll through the streets of Douliana, Kefalas, Sellia you’ll see beautiful buildings restored or not from Venetian period as well as churches of rare architecture. 

The closest beach is Almyrida at 4 km. In the vicinity, several quiet beaches like Kalivaki, Bosgialos, Koutalos for underwater fishing and numerous small coves with crystal clear waters.

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