Experience Real Life in Innachorio

Explore life in Western Crete – Kissamos – Elafonisi


The last petrol station before Elafonisi

Do not forget to fill up on petrol before going to Elafonisi at the Elos petrol station. Here you can get coffee, sandwiches and refreshments.

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…

The Olive Tree Pharmacy

The Olive Tree Pharmacy & Shop in Elos is the only pharmacy in Inaxorio. Shop here for sunscreen, car sickness tablets and wonderful healthy olive oil based products.

To Pantopolion since 1953

To Pantopolion in Vathi is a lovely fifties barber shop and general store run by Anthony and Kiki. Here you can buy local gifts and souvenirs, hand made jewellery, herbs and spices, bio cosmetics and much more. You will find…

The musical baker of Elos, Dimitris Anagnostakis

The bakery in Elos is run by Dimitris during the day while his evenings are spent making traditional Cretan Music (you might recognise him from earlier articles here). Buy your fresh bread and sweets here.

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…

Traditional products by Antonis Katrakis

Sample the pure honey or the olive oil at the end of the street in Elos. All products are fresh and home made.

Traditional Homemade Products & Souvenirs

Arhontiko is run by Michalis Kiritsakis and sell only the best homemade products and souvenirs in Elos.

Adonis, the oldest shopkeeper in Elos

Come shopping at the Elos Mini Market. It is not big but mister Adonis sells everything you need.

The Mili petrol station and minimarket

In Mili you will find this Silk petrol station and minimarket. Open from 8 in the morning to 9 in the evening. The minimarket sell everything you really need and the petrol station has a small garage for minor reparations.

Milia Mountain Retreat

Milia is located in a mountainous and environmentally sensitive area of Western Crete, at the prefecture of Chania and the center of Kissamos province. 30 years ago when we started “flirting” with the idea of making an alternative and sustainable…