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Medieval Village in Crete -Natura Cottages

Eco-lodge Retreat revives a 16th-century traditional rural village

Potamos Sea View Cottage

Natura Cottages

A conscious village

Offering moments of Green well-being, high environmental sensitivity, and respect for sustainable & community-based travelling.

In the Peaceful & tranquil ambiance of Southeastern Mediterranean Crete, With more than 30 years of history, our small hamlet preserves the identity of the medieval rural settlement.

We offer the perfect place to disconnect
from the breakneck pace of everyday life.

Idyllic ambience and the tranquillity you feel 

Skinos Cottage

Unique Stay

In the 16th century restored rural settlement of Natura, the cottages preserve the architecture and aesthetic style of the mountainous area of Eastern Crete. Reconstructed with attention to detail, they hold something of the atmosphere, the remembrance, and imprint of its former inhabitants, bringing them to the present for our guests.


Discover Our Rooms

01. "Harmony sea view cottage"

Harmony Cottage (30 m²) is laid out in an open plan on two levels with a bedroom and a double bed, a living room with a built-in sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchenette, a bathroom with shower, and a private veranda with patio furniture and sea view.

Harmony Sea View Cottage

Location of Natura Cottages

On the Southern East coastline of Crete Island in the Mediterranean Sea , Greece.

The valley of “Aspros Potamos” (White River) is a region of extraordinary natural beauty which has been assigned protected status by the Greek government, designated as a ‘protected area’.  a place off the beaten track, far from mass tourism areas. 

Just a 10-minute walk from the heart of the picture graphic fishing village of Makry-Gialos & its sunny beaches,  you’ll run across our small village retreat, right under the foothills of the famous gorge of Pefki, nestled on the hillside among olive groves, carob trees & pine trees tucked into a lush green garden and an absolutely tranquil location, overlooking the Mediterranean sea.


Nature and human intervention meet in perfect harmony. Structures melt into the landscape guiding you on the path to ultimate relaxation.

Medieval Village in Crete -Natura Cottages

Workshops, Seminars & Retreats

Breath easy & relax …enjoy the sunny countryside with the salty breeze and powerful energy of Aspros Potamos Valley.

Natura cottages offer ideal space & conditions for workshops, seminars & retreats. 

Earth tones, and natural materials, along with stunning views of the Mediterranean sea, paint a calming picture that brings forth comfort and total tranquillity.


Things to do 


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