Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Agia Roumeli village

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Agia Roumeli village in Crete Greece

Agia Roumeli, a serene village in West Crete, lies about 56 kilometres south of Chania City, at the majestic exit of the Samaria Gorge in the Sfakia region. This secluded haven is accessible only by hiking the gorge’s challenging trails or by ferry from towns like Chora Sfakia, Loutro, Paleochora, or Sougia, offering a picturesque journey along Crete’s coastline.

Renowned for its authentic Cretan heritage and distinctive character, Agia Roumeli is a tranquil community framed by towering mountains and a pebbly beach against the stunning backdrop of the Libyan Sea. It’s a favourite holiday spot for many, known for its ability to offer complete relaxation and a chance to disconnect from the outside world. Nature lovers will find a plethora of activities, from exploring the unique flora, fauna, and geology to indulging in the solitude offered by the sun, sea, and secluded beaches.

Agia Roumeli is not just the gateway to the Samaria Gorge National Park but also a paradise for hikers and nature enthusiasts, with its network of trails through untouched natural landscapes. The area’s beauty is an ideal remedy for the weary, offering weeks’ worth of exploration. From hidden beaches where nature is your sole companion to treks in the mountains, Agia Roumeli promises unparalleled natural experiences.

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Nestled on Crete’s southern coast, Agia Roumeli may be small and remote, but it doesn’t skimp on comfortable accommodations. This quaint village provides a selection of hotels and villas, each offering quality services and a welcoming atmosphere. Below, find the list of accommodations in Agia Roumeli, where comfort blends seamlessly with the charm of this tranquil coastal retreat.

Best Hotels in Agia Roumeli village

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Best Villas in Agia Roumeli village

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Best Apartments in Agia Roumeli village

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Best Holiday homes in Agia Roumeli village

Mike Omalos Houses

  • 9.1 / 10
  • Omalos

Mike Omalos Houses features lake views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Omalós, 5.1 km from Samaria Gorge.

The holiday home provides guests with a terrace, mountain views, a seating area, cable flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A toaster, a fridge and stovetop are also featured, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

Mike Omalos Houses offers a picnic area.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy hiking and bike tours nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete is 22 km from Mike Omalos Houses, while Limnoupolis is 36 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 52 km from the holiday home.

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  • 13.7 km

Hani Kastania - Chania retreat for families and groups for holidays and workshops

  • 8.0 / 10
  • Eparchiaki Odos Chanion - Sougias

Boasting mountain views, Hani Kastania – Chania retreat for families and groups for holidays and workshops features accommodation with a garden and a balcony, around 18 km from Samaria Gorge. This property offers access to a terrace and free private parking.

The holiday home includes 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with a bath and a shower, a seating area, and a kitchen with a fridge. Towels and bed linen are offered in the holiday home.

Hani Kastania – Chania retreat for families and groups for holidays and workshops offers a picnic area.

Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete is 24 km from the accommodation, while Limnoupolis is 29 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 46 km from Hani Kastania – Chania retreat for families and groups for holidays and workshops.

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Patriko-Cozy villa on the foot of the mountains

  • 7.4 / 10
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Situated in Ammoudari, 44 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno and 26 km from Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori, Patriko-Cozy villa on the foot of the mountains features air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace and free WiFi. The property has garden views and is 28 km from Fortress of Frangokastello and 36 km from Ancient City of Aptera.

The 2-bedroom holiday home features a living room with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and oven, and 2 bathrooms with a hair dryer. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Conference Centre of MAICh is 45 km from the holiday home. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 59 km from Patriko-Cozy villa on the foot of the mountains.

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Kares Dream House

  • 9.8 / 10
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Boasting garden views, Kares Dream House features accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 41 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno. This holiday home offers free private parking, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi.

The holiday home is fitted with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

At the holiday home guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings and Kares Dream House can arrange a car rental service.

Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori is 16 km from the accommodation, while Ancient City of Aptera is 18 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International, 36 km from Kares Dream House, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€71.25

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  • 21.2 km

Karel house

  • 10 / 10
  • Καρές Αποκόρωνα

Featuring mountain views, Karel house provides accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 40 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi.

This holiday home comes with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with an oven and a microwave, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in the holiday home.

The holiday home offers a hot tub. Karel house features a barbecue and a garden, which can be enjoyed by guests if the weather permits.

Historical – Folklore Museum of Gavalochori is 15 km from the accommodation, while Ancient City of Aptera is 17 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International, 36 km from Karel house, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€109.71

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  • 21.7 km

Christos Place-Anidri

  • 9.5 / 10
  • Anidri-Plaka

Located in the mountainous Anidri Village, Christos Place-Anidri offers luxury self catering cottages with panoramic views over the Libyan Sea, the mountain and the surrounding area. It provides free WiFi throughout and lies within 5 km of the beach.

Opening to spacious terraces with sun loungers, the cottages of Christos are fitted with beamed ceilings, wooden or tiled floors. underfloor heating and well-chosen furnishings. Each unit has a seating area and a well-equipped kitchenette with 2 hobs, dining area, fridge and microwave. Facilities also include air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. A welcome package is provided containing family-produced olive oil, raki, vinegar, filter coffee, mountain tea, sugar, salt and pepper.

Private boat tours can be organized at extra charge, upon request. Free on-site parking is possible.

Guests will find a traditional tavern within 400 metres from the property. Paleochora Town and Paleochora Port, connecting to Gavdos, Elafonissi and Hora Sfakion, are located 5.5 km away. Chania Town is at a distance of 72 km.

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Experiences near Agia Roumeli village

In the quaint village of Agia Roumeli, nestled on Crete’s southern coast, adventure and tranquillity go hand in hand. A hiker’s paradise, it’s famed for the breath-taking Samaria Gorge trail, but that’s just the beginning. Explore nearby secluded beaches on foot, or embrace the crystal-clear waters with activities like boat renting, kayaking, and scuba diving. Agia Roumeli offers a perfect blend of natural exploration and aquatic adventures. See below for a comprehensive list of things to do in and around this charming village.

FAQ

Where is Agia Rouméli located?

Agia Rouméli is a small fishing village located approximately 2 km from the ending of Samaria Gorge and 56 kilometres south of Chania City in Crete Greece.

How can I reach Agia Rouméli?

Agia Rouméli is accessible only by boat from Paleohora and from Hora Sfakion or by hiking Samaria Gorge.

What is the main purpose of Agia Rouméli?

Agia Rouméli serves mainly as a stopover for visitors coming down the Samaria Gorge and waiting for the boat to take them to Sfakia or Paleohora.

What can I do in Agia Rouméli?

Apart from the unique scenery, visitors can enjoy a great beach with crystal clear water, plenty of interesting walks, and a good choice of accommodations, taverns, cafés, and stores. There are also opportunities for hiking, mountain climbing, and exploring peaceful beaches.

Is Agia Rouméli rich in history?

Yes, Agia Rouméli is rich in history as it was inhabited since antiquity and is the site of the ancient city of Tárra, a famous cult place that flourished from the Classical to Roman times.

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