As well as a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, the bar also serves food from the kitchen. Be prepared to mix with the family and their circle of friends that come to the bar for a drink or two in the evenings, or to sample our freshly made pizzas. They are so popular that we are seriously thinking of starting up in competition with the pizza giants of the world. We offer lunch and breakfast which is served from 08:00 to 10:00. We offer a wide variety of dishes including local specialities and snacks which are available at any time of the day. All food is prepared on the spot for you. The majority of the raw foods are produced locally and delivered daily. All of the meals are prepared by mother Katerina, who is the quality assurance for homemade Cretan cuisine. Most of the fresh vegetables are produced in our vegetable garden and some of the eggs and chicken come from our farm. Our garden has plenty of shaded areas, ideal for meals during the hot summer days and nights, and we have an inside dining area with a log fire for cooler days.There are tennis courts available just across the road at the Louis Creta Princess Hotel. The beach is 300 metres away and offers water sports. There are a selection of tavernas, bars, supermarkets and shops within walking distance. The little train service across the road offers various inland trips as well as a lift to Platanias village 5 km away for shopping. There is also shopping in Chania 35 minutes away. Take the local bus just outside the hotel and visit the fishing village of Kolimbari only 10 minutes away. Excursions in western Crete include scuba diving in Chania at a 5-star P.A.D.I. centre for experienced divers or beginners, horse riding only half an hour away from the hotel and Samaria Gorge, at 17 km long it is the biggest gorge in Europe, a real challenge and a must. Walking boots or shoes are recommended. There are daily trips to the Pirate Island, visit the Venetian fortress of Gramvousa and swim in the magnificent crystal waters of Balos Bay. Discover beautiful Elafonissi Island, the blue lagoon of Crete, the palace of Knossos and the lost world of the Minoans. The surrounding area is popular with cyclists. Falasarna and Sfinari are the best beaches on the island, with their turquoise waters, soft pink sand and breathtaking views.Located only 200 metres from the beach in the small hamlet of Maleme in Chania, our intimate, luxury family-run hotel specialises in holidays exclusively for single people. Offering a unique personal service for people who travel alone but do not want to be alone, our hotel features a companionable atmosphere and a leisurely pace. We are ideal for independent solo travellers who enjoy good food, good company and magnificent views. As we are small, flexible and know the island better than anyone, we are offering a great range of activities both in the hotel and around Crete. Moreover, some of our excursions are carried out exclusively for our guests, the perfect way to discover the real Crete away from the masses of tourists.