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Finix (near Loutro)
Location
Location of Finix
Finix, general view

 Description

Located on the western site of the Finix peninsula (Loutro is on the eastern side) in superb surroundings.

 Getting there

Not so easy: take the boat to Loutro (from Hora Sfakion, Agia Roumeli, Sougia or Paleohora) then walk 15 minutes over the hill.

The Old Phoenix
 Atmosphere

The perfect place if you love quiet surroundings in a remote place.

 Accommodation

Finix only has two hotels owned by one family. See The Old Phoenix

 Restaurants

One restaurant only but if you need more choice you can always walk over the hill to Loutro.

 Activities

Relaxing, beautiful walks. You can also hire canoes.

 Shopping

A few shops in Loutro.

 Nightlife

Nightlife here consists of listening to the sound of the sea and distant goat bells.

 Beach

The pebble beach is small with some shade from tamarisk trees. Beautiful water.

 Additional comments

Finix is still one of the most peaceful spots in West Crete. It can get a little busy (by local standards) at weekends in the summer.

 Finix on the web The Old Phoenix
 Additional photos (click to enlarge)
Sunset in Finix
The entrance of the gorge of Aradena
The bay of Finix
The hotel "The Old Phoenix"
A ruined windmill on the peninsula of Finix
Roman ruins and chapel on the peninsula of Finix
 

 

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