Agapi Holiday House is a family-run, traditional Cretan house built in the village of Sivas, Crete, Greece in 1906.
Agapi Holiday House has been substantially renovated and restored with great care in order to maintain its traditional architecture while using natural materials and ecological principles. It offers the facilities of a modern house without sacrificing the original traditional character of the Cretan home.
The house is located in the heart of Sivas village, within walking distance of the village square. Sivas is located in the Southernmost point of Crete and Europe. It carries the prestigious designation of a traditional Cretan village by the Greek state. Here you will see many examples of 19th and early 20th century village architecture. The landscape is of outstanding natural beauty with unique flora and fauna. The climate is very mild. The Sivas village main square is a popular meeting place for local people; with restaurants, traditional cafés and places to shop. Visitors will have the opportunity to mingle with locals and taste the traditional cuisine. You may shop at the market local food products (cheese, wine, olives, olive oil, honey, fruits, vegetables etc.) and of course everything related to your personal daily needs.
Agapi Holiday House has spacious (80 square meters) newly-furnished rooms. It has been very carefully decorated and furnished in an elegant and tasteful way. The house is fully equipped and includes a kitchen - dining area (with a fireplace), a living room area (with a stove and a sofa), a bathroom and a bedroom (double bed). Bed, mattresses and linen are made of hypoallergenic natural materials. The house has two yards with furniture, an inner yard and a terrace, and a garden with aromatic and medicinal plants. There is free web network (Wi-Fi), laptop, TV, washing machine etc. - all equipment you may need for a comfortable stay.
Agapi Holiday House can accommodate up to 6 persons (maximum 4 adults), it is perfect for a family with children.
It has stunning views of the Messara valley and the surrounding mountains of Psiloritis (Ida) and Asterousia.
It is highly recommended for walkers, country lovers, active pensioners, newlyweds, writers, artists and generally all who need peaceful, quiet and inspirational surroundings.
Agapi Holiday House is your gateway for agroecotourism in the area of Messara.
It is located close to Asterousia Mountains, NATURA site (code
GR4310004). This area is ideal for winter holidays, botanical walks, bird-watching (area code GR-187) and offers ideal opportunities for nature lovers. For those that enjoy a gentle walk or a vigorous hike, there are many opportunities.
You may prefer to use the bicycles provided, without charge, for a longer outings.
Agapi Holiday House is close to many unique Minoan archaeological sites: Festos , Aghia Triada, Komos, Gortys and Kamares cave.
Historic sites, monasteries (Odigitrias Monastery), hermitages, and old country churches are all within easy access.
Agapi Holiday House is 4 km from the famous Komos beach and 5 km from Matala. There is a number of remote beaches within a few kilometers; Red beach, Vathi beach and Martsalo beach, as well as impressive gorges, Agiofarago gorge being one of them.
Agricultural activities are an indispensable part of the culture, the history of Sivas area and its people. Agapi Holiday House is Ideal for observing or participating in centuries old farming and organic farming practices.
Agapi holiday House is truly ideal for summer or sunny winter holidays, botanical walks and bird watching.
- Cot available
- Panoramic view
- Free parking
- Washing machine
- Professionally managed
- Bed linen
- Hair dryer
- Lockable room
- Cot available
- Air conditioning