Villa Athermigo is nestled in the greater Apokoronos Chania area, in Agios Pavlos Gavalochori, One of the most picturesque villages of Europe.

A place of history, tradition, and natural beauty. Agios Pavlos, Crete, is a picturesque village in the centre of Apokoronas Peninsula, close to the villages of Vamos and Douliana.
Although it is a rural village, Gavalohori has good amenities for visitors, including taverns, cafes, a bakery, a mini market, and various stores. The village is very close to the magnificent beach of Almyrida and other sandy beaches.

The surrounding area, is equally interesting. The nature around the village is wonderful. You can make unforgettable walks in the footpaths around Gavalohori, in scenic landscapes of olive trees, carobs and bushes of herbs, while the historical monuments promise to indulge even the most demanding visitors.

Villa Athermigo

Harmony and tranquility in a serene atmosphere

Athermigo is a period villa in the picturesque village of Gavalohori outside the historic town of Chania. The fully-serviced villa can be rented as a whole to accommodate parties of up to 10 people or as individual self-contained Cottages each sleeping between 2 and 4 people.

A 250 year-old olive oil press has been recently restored to create an elegant boutique-style villa that combines discreet rural chic with all the amenities that holidaymakers expect. Guests in all three accommodation units share a luxurious lounge and kitchen as well as the courtyard and garden with its secluded private swimming pool.
Our team is on-hand to provide anything you may wish for. We can arrange car rental, restaurant booking, excursions and much more – in effect combining a hotel experience with the privacy and exclusivity of a villa holiday. By arrangement we can even extend the service to include lunch, dinner and party catering at the villa.

The name

The name Athermigo is derived from the traditional olive pressing process that is typical of the locality. The three deluxe accommodation units are named after the trees on the property: Elia (Olive tree), Rodia (Pomegranate tree) and Karydia (Walnut tree). Enjoy a perfect rural retreat on Crete with services to match your needs.

Architecture & History

Villa Athermigo is an ancient monument, a remarkable example of local, traditional architecture.

Elements such as the main entrance, the stone openings, the interior patio, the traditional exterior oven (where the reception area of the Villa is located), the well and the semi-circular arches typical of the architecture of the time, as well as the original oil extraction machinery, have all been preserved intact. This renovation process resulted in a luxurious and contemporary villa complex.

Prices from € 220,-/night

Villa Athermigo (exclusivity)

Villa Athermigo, whose name derives from the unique olive oil, used to be a traditional oil press, bursting with the gifts of this sacred, eternal tree.

The property is rented in its entirety and comprises of three autonomous deluxe cottages, named after the trees that grace their entrances.The Elia (Olive tree), Rodia (Pomegranate tree) and Karydia (Walnut tree) suites can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests in total and all exhibit the same refreshing style and attention to detail.
Minimum stay: 7 nights

Elia Cottage with Sharing Pool

Elia, a two-storey Cottage of 50 m2, may accommodate up to four people. It has a double built-in bed, a writing desk with fireplace as well as a bathroom with shower on the ground floor.
An internal staircase leads to the upper loft-style floor, which offers a second bedroom with two single beds.
Minimum stay: 3 nights

Rodia Cottage with Sharing Pool

Rodia, a two-storey Cottage of 80 m2, is the most spacious and may accommodate up to four people. It has a king size bed and a bathroom, with both a tub and a shower on the ground floor.

An internal staircase leads to the upper loft style floor, which offers a second bedroom with a king size bed, that may be dressed with separate linen and a bathroom with shower.
Minimum stay: 3 nights

Karydia Cottage with Sharing Pool

Karydia, a ground level cottage of 40 m2, may accommodate up to two people. It has a king size bed, that may be dressed with separate linen, a writing desk and fireplace and a bathroom with shower. Its terrace, located at the exterior area of the cottage house, offers great views to the garden and the pool of the complex.
Minimum stay: 3 nights


Chania town: 27 km
Chania International Airport: 37 km
Almirida beach: 6 km
Kalives beach: 8 km

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