The large outside door allows you to enter the small courtyard, in front of you is the small swimming pool and on the left the proper entrance of the house .
On the left is a comfortable sleeping room with a twin bed and on the right a complete bathroom ( with bath ).
The wooden stairs directs you to the mezzasine floor , and on the right is a bedroom with two single beds of 1930 style, and on the left is another bedroom with a large iron matrimonial bed of same age and style.
The stairs continue to the first floor where it exists a complete kitchen, with a large Monasterial table to sit 6 pax further and next to the corridor is a small bathroom, followed by ample size sitting room .
The house is surrounded by balconies overlooking the picturesque town of Elounda and the Bay of Mirabello, it accommodates 6 pax in three different and closed bedrooms , to secure complete privacy .
The history of Monastery
The large Church which existed next to the Traditional Home of Monastery namely '' Elias the Prophet '' was built in 1880 shortly before the departure of the Turkish population living on the island to Asia Minor , to complete the exchange of the population and the Greeks living in Asia Minor to return to Greece.
Due to the repeated uprisings , the Turkish suppression increased , and finally Resulted to numerous killings of the Greek population , and part of the inhabitants in Church at the time.
The large Church including the small Monastery next to it , were demolished and burned to ashes.
The existing presently small Church of '' Elias the Prophet '' was built in 1950 in the memory of the old Church and the Traditional Home of the Monastery rebuilt
In 2003 , is a replica of the original one found in small engravings of the original during the excavations.
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Elounda being at the bottom of the Gulf of Mirabello enjoys unique Seaside, Sandy and rocky beaches together with lots of green being full of almond, carube, and olive trees.
At the entrance of the Gulf proudly stands the Venitian fort on the island of Spinaloga and daily boat trips are organized on hourly basis.
For a rambler is a paradise, especially the walk on the seaside Elounda - Placa (5klms).
For those with archaeological interests the only excavated Minoan city of Gournia is 30 klm away as well as the Third Minoan Palace of Malia (also 35 klm away) are a must to visit.
Orthodox Monasteries are impressive, and within the area such as Areti, Kritsa , and Toplou.
In most of the cases we are able to quote for you a charter or a regular flight from your Home toAirport of Heraklion Crete direct flight or through Athens.
The nearest Airport from the Traditional Houses is Heraklion International Airport which is km 75 away from Elounda.
Weekly stay is discountable 10% on the daily rates.