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  • Property Summary

    • Sleeps  2 to 6 in two double beds + one double sofa bed.
      2 bedrooms with ceiling fans.
      2 bathrooms
      2 living rooms (one with double sofa bed)
      Flat screen TV with freeview satellite channels
      Washing machine
      Outdoor BBQ
      Free broadband Wifi
      Pool – 7m x3.5m (depth 0.8-1.5m)


    • The property is just a short walk uphill (5 to 10 mins/200 metres) from the centre of Gavalochori village, a pretty Cretan village with two cafes and three tavernas. There is also a bakery and a well-stocked minimarket in the village.
      Sandy beaches are just a short drive away (Almirida 10 mins, Kalives 15 mins).
      Chania – 40 minutes (26km)
      Rethymnon – 45 minutes (37km)

Dekem Residence is a beautifully renovated traditional house offering all modern comforts and located in the attractive village of Gavalochori.

The property has a private swimming pool, an outside with dining & seating area with views across the countryside and a large garden full of fruit trees, including orange, lemon and fig trees.

Ground floor: living room, kitchen, one double bedroom and one bathroom with shower.

Upstairs: small living room with double sofa bed, one double bedroom and a bathroom with shower. The living room opens on to a large balcony with lovely countryside views across the village and beyond; perfect for your morning coffee.

Gavalochori in north western Crete is an attractive traditional Cretan village with winding, narrow flower-filled streets. Once an ancient settlement, the village has some buildings still remaining from the Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish Eras.

There are 3 tavernas in the village – including Monica’s cafe/taverna in the village centre and Arismari, in a small courtyard setting.

Shops: There is a bakery and a well-stocked minimarket in the village square.

Things to see:-

The old olive mill with Venetian arches and the Venetian wells

Gavalochori Museum – a historical and folklore museum housing some locally discovered artefacts, as well as giving the visitor a clear idea of the appearance of a traditional Cretan house. The museum houses examples of silk making, stone cutting and wood carving.The Women’s Co-operative. Local women make and sell their home made products such as pottery, rugs and lace, which has been revived in the village.

The Women’s Co-operative. Local women make and sell their home made products such as pottery, rugs and lace

Please note not suitable for young children

EOT N °: 1042K91003131601