The ENAGRON offers high quality hotel services without being just a hotel. We see in our visitors not just clients, but guests, our own people, whose wellbeing is important to us.
It offers exquisite traditional Cretan gastronomy without being just a restaurant. We select the ingredients carefully and everybody can participate in the preparation of the meals. Most of the time the preparation of the food is more like "cooking with friends" in front of the open fire or ends up in a traditional cooking class.
For the acquaintance with nature we have some suggestions and programs for our guests, whether they are alone or in a group:
- Hiking on marked paths.
- Exploring nature on donkey-back.
- Participation or observation of farming duties.
- Participation or observation of social, cultural or religious events that take place in the surrounding villages.
- Traditional Cretan cooking classes.
- Making cheese with our shepherd, baking bread in the wood oven.
- Grape-harvest, wine production, distillation of raki.
- Botanic walks - identification and collection of herbs, which upon return we brew into a delicious decoction.
- Observation of wild birds.
- Or simply enjoying nature with all our senses under the trees or by the pool in the summer.
These are only a few thinks offered as an experience at ENAGRON. What matters is to live naturally and to enjoy nature with all our five senses every season of the year.
At the Enagron Ecotourism Village, are grown olive trees, grapevine, all kinds of fruit trees, greens, vegetables and many herbs and aromatic plants with mild, natural and organic methods, without fertilizers and chemicals. Our farm has also many animals and poultry for eggs, milk and meat. The people who work in the farm are all farmers who were born and raised in the area applying techniques, which go centuries back.
Enagron is situated right in the centre of Crete, on Mount Psiloritis, which is the highest and most sacred mountain of the island. In this land where myth blends with history and nature amalgamates with the dream. Here, where an ancient civilization has left its marks, which come alive even today in everyday life of the people. Here, where "development and progress" has not yet managed to denature the environment and to designate human relations. On this mountain, with its rich geological and biological diversity, the rare plants, animals and birds, which made it a preserve and a member of the European Geoparks.
In an area of 60.000 m2 (with olive trees, grapevine, all kinds of fruit trees, greens, vegetables and many herbs and aromatic plants) and at an altitude of about 500 meters, in the village of Axos and across the gorges and the caves on Mount Psiloritis, is situated the Enagron Ecotourism Village.
Our 32 apartments (from 35 to 80 m2), which are distributed over 12 independent buildings, can accommodate 2 to 6 people.
The apartments are fully furnished and stylishly decorated, equipped with all amenities (central heating, air-conditioner and fireplace) to make your stay comfortable and pleasant all year through.
The public areas (restaurant - tavern, traditional kafenio, lounge, bar and many open covered areas) give our guests the possibility to enjoy themselves outside of their apartment every hour of the day. But it is foremost the nature and the magnificent landscape that will make your stay an unforgettable experience.
There is a modern fully equipped congress hall that can host congresses and events for up to 120 people.
The concept of the Enagron with its special facilities is to provide for a place where you can enjoy nature all year through, whether alone or with company, whether you organize activities of your own special interest or you participate in the activities offered or whether you are looking for this special place to introduce your products or present your plans to your customers.
For the period 1 March - 31 March & 1 November - 30 November, the hotel is open only Friday & Saturday.
From 1 April – 31 October, the hotel is open daily.
Region: Milopotamos, Rethymno
relevant routes: Panormo-Milopotamos-Nida
Going up the mountain Psiloritis, passing by the village of Anogia, you will reach the village Axos within a distance of 44 km from Heraklion. Even though it has many turns, the provincial road is good. The distance from the airport and the harbor of Heraklion is about the same.
- phone: +30 28340-61611
- Fax: +30 28340-61050
- Website: www.enagron.gr