Ιn Vamos village you will find one of Crete’s most important agrotourist destinations. Here visitors have the opportunity to know an agricultural area, its cultural elements, its buildings’ special architecture, its true characteristics, farming jobs, local products, traditional cuisine, music, and its residents’ everyday life.
Olive oil harvest & production
Our resort consists of 4 main buildings, an outdoor pool, gardens and groceries, with distinctive Cretan Renaissance architecture, rests on a hillside in absolute harmony with its environment, olive trees and vineyards. While enjoying the breathtaking view on the Peza valley and the Katalagari Kefala, it also looks in the distance over the mountains of Lasithiotika.
The moment you arrive on the hillside of the country hotel you immediately experience the serene quietness and the tremendous panoramic view. Under the hotel stretches the Lagada Valley with the Apposelemis River crossing through, above the hotel rise the red coloured peaks of the Dikti Mountains. Birds of prey, like the Griffon Vulture, glide along these peaks.
The estate is surrounded by protected Kermes Oak forest and olive groves stretching down to the valley. On the estate many protected trees and flowers can be found, like different types of beautiful orchids.
Dryades villa is the ideal destination if you want to combine the magic of tradition with the comforts of luxury, the simplicity and charm of the village with cosmopolitan life and the domestic tranquility with the agricultural activities in nature. The villa is a two storey traditional stone house, 205 sq.m, and is situated in the beautiful village of Armeni, a fantastic destination for your summer vacation. The village is located 8 km south of Rethymnon, on the main road to Plakias, Spili. The Legend lies near you: