Agia Roumeli is peacefull small and feels like a village somewhere ... nowhere. It is located between the ravish blue Libyan Sea and the steeply rising mountains at the exit of Samaria Gorge and is built on the ruins of ancient Tara, who was famous for its oracle and was destroyed by an earthquake in 66 AD.
Frangokastello (the castle of the Franks) is a small seaside village located on the south coast of Crete, Greece, about 12 km. east of Chora Sfakion and within the prefecture of Chania. The castle was built by the Venetians in 1371-74 as a garrison to impose order on the rebellious Sfakia region, to deter pirates, and to protect Venetian nobles and their properties.
Keratokambos is a tiny resort or maybe better fishing village and the tranquility is its chief asset in southern of Heraklion, Crete. If you like peace and quiet and have a few books to read this is your kind of place.
Loutro is such an incredibly soporific place, where there's absolutely nothing ( ... almost ) to do but eat, drink and laze - and where you fast lose any desire to do anything else. This is a magic place to relax, swim, read, write your own book in western Crete, Sfakia region.
Makrigialos is a find and has one of the best beaches at this end of Crete, with tavernas and sand which shelves to gently that you begin to think you are going to walk the 320km to Africa.
Plakias Village, a big crescent bay holding a fine beach. This is quite a busy tourist destination but has a unique feel, which appeals to some who normally choose to stay in smaller, quieter places. The beautiful surrounding countryside, fine walks, and gorges.
Sfakia or Chora Sfakion is squeezed between the sea and the mountains. Generally Sfakia as a region has a very unique and dare we say
Sougia Village is one of the most laid back and refreshingly undeveloped beach places along the unique south coast of Crete, southern of Chania, with a lovely wide curve of sand and pebble beach and a few taverns where you can enjoy excellent traditional food as well as fresh fish.
The Monastery of Prevelli has a glorious history due to the active and leading involvement of its fellow monks in all national endeavourers for freedom and education of our people. Thus, it merits specific recognition and respect throughout the island of Crete.
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