“Aristea” was the name of the original owner of the manor who often spoke to her grandchildren enchanting them with the tale of the beautiful fairy who lived in the house and watched over them and who was often seen fluttering around in her white woven silk dress and her long flowing hair capped with a small wreath of flowers.
Casa dell’ Aristea, is a newly renovated 15th century manor and small family run establishment situated in the village of Atsipopoulo at an altitude of 160m, a mere 6 km from the old Venetian town of Rethymno.
Great care and respect was taken to restore the manor to its’ authentic architectural grandeur and each of the seven wooden beamed apartments unique in style have been meticulously furnished for comfort and decorated with authentic delicate touches of yesteryear.
Open all year round, we are confident that all our guests will experience a true Venetian atmosphere combined with contemporary comfort with 7 luxury rooms for unforgettable holidays in Rethymnon, Crete
The huge courtyard has a hydro massage swimming pool and views towards the sea and Fortezza castle and is furnished with chairs, umbrellas & sun loungers.
Blue pool towels are also available.
Internet access available
A document of 1182, is the earliest written mention of this settlement. One can find information about the distribution of Crete to 12 Byzantine rulers and soldiers of Chortatzis. It is also mentioned by Barozzi in 1577, by Kastrofilakas in 1583 and from the Basilicata in 1630.
Casa dell’ Aristea is situated in the village of Atsipopoulo at an altitude of 160m, a mere 6 km from the old Venetian town of Rethymno.
Distance to the nearest airport 67 km Chania
Distance to the airport Heraklion 77 km
Distance to the nearest bank 6 km
Distance to the nearest ATM 50 m
Distance to the nearest chemist 150 m
Distance to the nearest hospital 6 km