March - November - Rooms 1 - Capacity 8

Mesi, Rethymnon, Crete

Country cottage Holiday home

Activities Horse Riding Hiking Stay & Bike


In the picturesque village of Mesi, located 11 km from the town of Rethymno, the traditional house "Dotira" with its charming character, offers great hospitality for a peaceful holiday within a natural environment with panoramic sea views.

The two-storey stone mansion of the 18th century, fully renovated and equipped can accommodate up to 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms and offers high quality services.

All areas of the house are decorated and furnished with exceptional taste where traditional elements and natural materials such as wood and stone are preserved and highlighted.

The exteriors, the garden and the pool terrace are ideal for relaxing and enjoying the soothing environment of the house. On arrival you will find all the necessary to prepare your first breakfasts such as bread, homemade jams, coffee and fruits. 

Horse Riding Hiking Stay & Bike

Guest Inn Opinion

Traditional Cretan house, charmingly restored, combining traditional style with modern comforts, offering a unique holiday experience. Explore the wonderful region, the nearby beaches and many alternative activities or simply laze by the pool!


Pets allowed
Baby cot free of charge
Cleaning service 3 times a week
Firewood for free
WiFi Internet acces
Public parking
Vehicle recommended
Towels & sheets included
Private pool

Spoken Languages

English, German


House up to 8 persons (×1 ) 340 m2

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2

Amenities +

Map & Access


2.0 km
40 m
Sea Sports
10.0 km
36.0 km
Archaeological Site
17.0 km
17.0 km
23.0 km
Closest Airport
79.0 km
Closest Port
64.0 km
13.0 km
Bike riding
4.0 km
5.0 km
Horseback Riding
8.0 km
500 m

Calculate your itinerary

To see / To do

Ride horses by the sea, lakes or in the countryside along with qualified guides. The horse riding centers are located at the guest houses or at a maximum distance of 10 km
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

From the house:

Traditional lessons of bread making in the wood oven

Soap making lessons

In the surrounding area:

Hiking in marked trails nearby and herb picking

The nearest beach is at 5 km from the house

The old port and the stone paved paths of the old town of Rethymno

The Byzantine churches, museums, canyons and the nearby traditional villages of Arkadi

It is worth visiting the Ancient Eleftherna, Moni Arkadi and Moni Arsaniou

The beaches of Episkopi, Gerani and Plakias, where the Gorge Kotsifou ends

Kournas Lake, the only natural lake on the island

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