We stayed at the hotel Sifis which is the very first hotel as you drop off from the ferry. The views from the room balcony are just stunning. This is not trying to be a five star hotel as the bedrooms are typical Cretan basic, and clean, but the warmth and hospitality from owner Christina definitely is worthy of seven stars. The breakfasts were more than enough with the most delicious Local yoghurt and honey, the sweetest fresh orange juice with bread and preserves, tea or fresh coffee All served next to the waters edge In The , cafe /cocktail bar area. Which is so lovely with many interesting photos and memorabilia around. It was a perfect way to start off our evening here with a g&t before heading off to one of the lovey fish tavernas to eat Ilios being our favourite.....and then returning to the Sifis for a nightcap prior to turning in for a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed.
We have our summer home in Crete but live on the opposite side of this beautiful island of Crete .......frequently taking short breaks to explore other parts of Crete.....we always ask Greek friends were they would go for a perfect holiday and Loutro comes up almost every time..........when we arrived ......it was just so much more than we had hoped for.simplicity itself, it doesn't take long to fall into the Loutro way of life, the small bay relies entirely on boats and the sea, you feel as though you are on a small island, so very laid back. Borrowed heaven.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sifis Hotel has been renovated into small complex of 10 spacious rooms, just above the sea………All are front rooms with panoramic view of the bay. The rooms are designed to be airy & light, equipped with all required necessities, including refrigerator, safe deposit box and of course private balcony. All rooms have air conditioning, providing cooling for the hot summer months and heating for the cooler early spring and late autumn months The decor is purity and quality itself…and most importantly, quality at a modest prices. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Sifis Hotel & Cafe Bistro Loutro, Crete