Tucked away in a private cove is the magical seaside village of Loutro. Loutro is situated at the end of Cape Mouri, where once the ancient city of Finix stood. The village was named after the baths (Loutro) found in the area, and from which water was directed to nearby Anopoli. Loutro also served as the port of ancient Anopoli. Later it became the winter time port of the town of Sfakia, due to the fact that the enclosed bay and the small island at its entrance create a natural harbor where ships can be safe even in very bad weather conditions. Loutro is only accessable by sea or footpaths. There are no roads and therefore no cars.
Mountains rear straight up from the sea deep wooded gorges, ravines and valleys, stand proud and act as a magnet to the eye and the imagination. The Sfakia/Loutro region has been the site of heroic deeds, ancient civilizations, and constant intrigue for thousands of years, and the home of brave tough people, made so by their labors on the land and their experiences.

Today the village of Loutro is becoming a great attraction for visitors, especially for other Cretans who escape the crowded and noisy northern regions of Crete, for peace, fun, and relaxation. Loutro is their secret holiday hideaway not yet discovered by the average tourist. The few foreign tourists that have visited Loutro most likely first got a glimpse of the village while on the ferry boat traveling between Agia Roumeli and Sfakia, and decided that it was a place they had to return to for a holiday. The majestic scenery, beauty, crystal clear Mediterranean water, friendly people and peacefulness makes Loutro the ultimate location for peace and relaxation.

Rentals available in Loutro

Below is a summary listing of the rentals we have available in the area of Loutro ,
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Hotel Porto Loutro - holidays in Crete
The tiny village of Loutro on the South coast of Crete is a very special place. With just a handful of small hotels and apartments, a few choice tavernas, cafes and three shops,Loutro is surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty and history. Only reachable by sea this is the perfect place for those wishing to relax and enjoy some of the wonders of Sfakia. Loutro has no road so therefore no cars. The buildings are only steps from the waters edge. Porto Loutro Hotel is a special unique place. Owne ...
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