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Ioannis is absolutly welcoming, friendly and helpful. The place is only a few steps away from the harbour and a short walk away from the beach. The cozy room is equipped with everything you need. And Ioannis mom makes the best pomegranate liquor we ever tasted. Definitely the best price performance ratio we had on crete! Thanks for everything. 😊

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A new walnut wine recipe This week we are so excited to have received our first postcard ever! Anya Cockle-Bétian, from France has sent us the most heartily thank-you note ever, but most importantly a walnut wine recipe to taste with our future guests! Sofia is especially happy for the recipe, to be completely honest! We are definitely going to try it in the end of May – beginning of June; as Anya advices us!
Thank you once more Anya and Eva for staying with us. It was a genuine pleasure meeting you, indeed.

About the place: Kokkinos Pyrgos

Kokkinos Pyrgos (i.e. Red Tower, in Greek: Κόκκινος Πύργος) is a small port village (and recently a blooming beach resort) in the south of the Greek island of Crete. It belongs to the municipality of Festos. It is located about 67km west of Heraklion, close to the town of Tymbaki,* between Matala (15 kilometers distance) and Agia Galini (10 kilometers distance). Its name suggests a red clay(?) tower, of which nothing is known. The climate of the region is generally warm (and many times windy!) and many locals grow fresh vegetables in greenhouses.

The harbor of Kokkinos Pyrgos offers docking facilities for sailing and fishing boats. In front of the village, there is a very long sandy beach, which starts here and extends for several kilometers to the southeast, till Kommos. This long beach hosts several loggerhead sea turtles (Carretta carretta) that lay their eggs in the sand during summer. The sea turtles and the nests are protected by several organizations. The beach of Kokkinos Pirg…

Welcome to Perivoli Guest Rooms

Family-owned (and -run) quality budget accommodation in Kokkinos Pyrgos, 70200, Crete, Greece. We look forward to meeting you,
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