Kalochorafitis is a sleepy village on the southern slope of the Ida Mountains, on the edge of Messera level. The weather in southern Crete is sunnier than anywhere else in Europe, with high temperatures because of its proximity to North Africa and the Libyan Sea. It is located about 230m above sea level. The altitude ensures a light, cool breeze in high summer. In winter there is very little rainfall and the average temperature is between 15-20 ° C. Rarely the temperature drops in winter below 10 ° C.
The village offers an indescribable fantastic views of the Libyan Sea and the olive - embossed and orange trees landscape.
Of particular note are the panoramic views of the spring still snow-capped summit of Mount Idi.
The small idyllic village, surrounded by unspoilt nature, is the ideal residence for those seeking tranquility, hikers, nature lovers and individualists.
In Kalochorafitis can still discover the original Crete.
The healthy climate of a Cretan village close to the mountains, which is located just a short distance of the villages Zaros Kamares and Vori, is the perfect location for exploring the region.
Nearby there are important archaeological sites such as Gortyn, Phaistos and Agia Triada.
Dreamlike beaches like Kokkinos Pyrgos It has a beautiful sandy beach 2 km with crystal clear water 10 minutes drive away, Kalamaki 15 minutes drive away, Kommos 20 minutes drive away and Matala 20 minutes drive away. Timbaki is less than 10 minutes away by car. In Timpaki you can find all basic facilities, such as a supermarket, pharmacy, post office, bakery, ATM, gas station and taxi service.
Here it can be wonderful Cretan sun and the Libyan Sea to enjoy.
None of these beaches is crowded, mass tourism are nowhere.
In around Kalochorafitis are some traditional villages in which hosts many festivals with Cretan music and dance in the summer. To set your daily problems aside. Charge your batteries with sunshine so you can enjoy an unforgettable holiday.