Experience Real Life in Innachorio

Explore life in Western Crete – Kissamos – Elafonisi


At the kazani

Vlatos, November 12th, 2019 – The best time of the year is always when we still tsikoudia six weeks after making the wine. Here you can taste real life on Crete. Really worth a visit when you are around.


Vlatos, September 12th, 2019 – Yesterday evening we helped Vasilis Makrakis, the chef of Milia Restaurant, with the making of his white wine. Tons of grapes were processed to make his truly Unique Flavour.

Drink your coffee in Vlatos’ caféneon

On the road to Milia you will find the Vlatos caféneon which is run by mister Jorgos. Open in the morning and in the afternoon you will find here not only coffee or refreshments but also many products of of…

Vasilis Makrakis’ Unique Flavour

Milia, 26th June 2019 – When in the neighborhood you should take time to have a meal at Milia Mountain Retreat and taste chef Vasilis Makrakis’ unique flavours. Here are some mouthwatering suggestions.

Mili Taverna, genuine Cretan cuisine

Mili June 20th, 2019 – When in Innahorio you must come to Mili Taverna to taste some genuine Cretan food. Classic Cretan dishes are prepared and served with great love. Because the family also owns a goat farm, the meat…

Χορτα – Greens

Here on Crete is growing a lot of plants that are served as χορτα (greens) for food. All of them have different names that do not translate very well. You will recognise oregano and nettle. Here are some pictures so…

Autumn treasure

Small walk, big reward this morning. Jasmin, fruits and walnut.

The best taverna in Livadia is Gialites

And it is run by Yannis, a great chef with a wood oven.

“The best food on Crete” Filoxenia Restaurant

All year around Irini and Yannis Skalidakis serve the best food (and best portions) on Crete in Filoxenia Restaurant. A must!

Walking with group

Today, after a visit to the old school museum in Vlatos, we went for a walk around Milia in two groups; one small walk, one big, and after we ate a nice lunch in the restaurant. Here are some pictures…

Crete at its best

Come and taste Crete at its best in Milia’s kazani where they will be making their famous tsikoudia.

Pantelis’ raki still opens 21st of October

It is the time of the year again to make raki. In Vlatos Pantelis Vaidakis opens his still on the 21st of October. If you want to taste the real Crete this is an opportunity you cannot miss. Maybe you…

Taste Inaxorio’s delicatessen at the Mili Station

You can find the most delicious delicatessen on Western Crete in Pandelis’ Shop in Miloi. Johanna, Pantelis’ wife cooks the declicious alcoholic and non alcoholic local drinks and prepares great olives in olive oil. In October Pantelis runs one of…

Fine dining in Milia Restaurant

Cretan cuisine is fairly considered as one of the healthiest and most delicious in the world. Vassilis Makrakis cuisine is based exclusively on fresh, quality products of the land and the gastronomic culture of the Cretans. You will not find…

Katsomatados Oasis

Olga welcomes you to her lovely café taverna in Katsomatados for coffee or great Cretan cuisine.

Manolis offers food and drink at the Sofia cave

Welcome to Romantza where Manolis offers you refreshments and local food after or before your visit to the cave of The Wisdom of the God (Agia Sofia) in Katsomatados.

Vasilis and Christina welcome you to Arhontas restaurant

The food in Arhontas is virgin and traditional. Everything is fresh from the property production (meat, vegetables, fruits, milk products). You should taste the roasted piglet of Vasilis and the Brazilian specialties of Christina.

Traditional Cretan food in Rogdia

When in Rogdia you must eat at Georges’ taverna.

Fresh quality food from the rebel woman

Come and eat with the rebel woman in Limni for fresh quality dishes. The guy in the picture is her son.