In the beautiful landscape of Omalos, we have created, with a lot of respect to the environment the hotel “EXARI”, a traditional construction with 24 bedrooms which operates all year round. All rooms have magnificent view in the plateau of Omalos. The hotel is equipped according to modern life conditions, in order to provide comfort to our customers.  All rooms have private bathroom with hot/cold water, TV and central heating. Also, nearby the hotel our family has a traditional cheese-dairy, which operates since 1960.

Services: Reception, coffee bar, breakfast room, restaurant with a fireplace, transfer for customers with our mini bus to the entrance of Samaria George and other short distances, parking for the customers.

The name and symbol of the hotel – with the portrait of Hatzimichalis Yannaris – are related with the history of Crete and in particular with the history of the area. Omalos was the base of operations of the fighters during the cretan revolutions. Besides, the house – fort of Hatzimichalis still stands not far from the hotel.
B. Psillakis writes about it in his book “History of Crete”.“… At the beginning of the revolution Hatzimichalis choose ten men from different villages of Kydonia to be his bodyguards. After the others retired, only six men from Lakki remained, admired for their daring attacks against the Turks. This famous team was called “EXARI”. Among them no one could distinguish the infer…”

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