Xirokambi, Chania, Crete
Country cottage Holiday home
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.
Relax and share some unique moments under the large pergola offering its shadow thanks to the wonderful vine, full of grapes.
and a small swimming pool with chaise-longs, sun umbrellas and a shower. The place is shadowy thanks to the big mulberry.
Tassos and Maro are there to offer you all the necessary to prepare your breakfast for the first day, as there is no market nearby the guest house.
Guest Inn Opinion
This is a guest house we always dreamed of, combining leisure with tradition. Sarris family will treat you as if you were their friends and will do anything to help you explore the original side of Crete which lives under the light of the holiday sun.
Map & Access
From Heraklion: Direction towards Rethymnon and Chania. After the city of Chania (do not enter in the city center) take the direction towards Platania and then to Kissamos and Kolymbari. As soon as you passed the villages of Gerani and Pyrgos Psilonerou, turn left towards Kontomari and Xirokambi (160 km, 3 hours approx.) From Chania: Direction towards Kissamos, Platania and Kolymbari. As soon as you passed the villages of Gerani and Pyrgos Psilonerou turn left towards Kontomari and Xirokambi (20 km, 30 minutes approx.) The Xenonas Sarri is located 300 meters after the villageʼs entrance, on the small and quiet main street at your left.
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To see / To do
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 village’s new traditional tavern at 500 meters distance from the guest house.
Visit the less crowded sandy beach of Pirgos Psilonerou, 3 km from the village.