The Villa is located 1 km. from Vamos, in the quaint traditional working village of Litsarda, which has a platea (square) and village church. The village is located along a land ridge and is surrounded by several deserted (ghost) villages, which make good exploring either for hikers, horseback riders or cyclists.
Litsarda is one of the villages in the regional unit of Chania, in the northeast side of the prefecture. The village belongs to the municipality of Apokoronas, a part of the province of Vamos. It is built at an altitude of 283 meters, with approximately 100 residents living there permanently and it is located 25 km from Chania.
On the 15th August every year, the village community celebrates a 3-day religious festival of the Virgin Mary. Features of the festival include traditional Cretan music, dancing, and local culinary dishes.
Vamos was the capital of Apokoronas and today is a state-recognized traditional village.
Vamos is the municipality in which Litsarda lies, in the county of Apokoronas. Vamos is a very attractive place for tourists because of his ways picturesque with stoned pathways and it is surrounded by many olive trees. The houses are traditional farm houses and restored stately homes. Everything in the village impresses the visitors.
There are many cultural activities, piano concerts, live music, traditional Cretan singing workshops, and much more.
In Vamos you can find a chemist, a supermarket, a kiosk, cafeterias, taverns, and many more stores. You can also find the Health Center of Vamos.
Vamos is one of the best destinations in this area to go to learn something about Cretan cuisine and its traditions. Cooking lessons with Koula Barydakis, author of “Foods of Crete: Traditional Recipes From the Healthiest People in the World.” The venue hosting the cooking lessons is quite a sight too: it is an old olive press dating from 1846 and locally known as Fabrica.
It is located 25 kilometers from the city of Chania and is considered as the ideal place for a quiet and relaxing holiday. The location is perfect for various excursions both in the Chania and Rethymnon area. Additionally, there are several beaches, coastal villages and secluded coves awaiting your discovery. Beaches in the immediate vicinity of the villa, also famous for their nightlife, Georgioupolis / Almyrida beach is 6 km (8 minutes by car), Kalyves beach is 8 km (10 min) and Almyrida beach it is 6 km. (8 minutes by car). On August 15 each year, the village community celebrates a 3-day religious festival of the Virgin Mary. Features of the festival include traditional Cretan music, dances and local culinary specialties.