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Votania Herbs

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Ten out of Five Stars!

I was going to be in Crete for a family wedding and during the spare time I wanted to do something... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Seema M
Pearl inbetween the winds

An amazing place, completely cut off from the rest of the world. To get to "Votania" you need a... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Los Abrigos, Spain
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Votania farm is located on the sea in the scenic village of Kavousi on the Northeastern coast of Crete. If you enjoy being in nature, in a meditative, peaceful place with lots of herbs and trees, then you will enjoy the visit. Please email us before...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
near Tholos beach, village of Kavousi | Tholos Beach, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 72200, Greece
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I was going to be in Crete for a family wedding and during the spare time I wanted to do something local and off beat. I had read about Votania and it seemed like something I would enjoy, and in reality, it became THE MOST...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Seema M
Reviewed June 20, 2018

An amazing place, completely cut off from the rest of the world. To get to "Votania" you need a car, purposefulness and an irresistible desire to go up the hill on a steep road. And also, the absence of fellow travelers, who affraid by steep...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank anastejsha
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Votania based on the amazing reviews and it certainly did not disappoint! A highlight of our trip to Crete was the drive to Votania alone which is beautifully scenic and has a million photo opps! Serena and Alex hearing that we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank LamaFarekh
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

I visited Votania last week on the recommendation of a friend in the town... Valerie who runs Bits and Bobs... I had no idea where I was going and admit to getting a bit lost. There are a couple of very steep hills - one...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank VanessaTravelling
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We visited the idyllic rural ''Votania'' farm where the enthousiastic owners explained us all about the cultivation and the harvest of various species of herbs. In well-organised workshops, they took the time to teach us about the possibilities to try the aromas, flavours and tastes...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful little place in rural Crete. The produce is first class and the owners are highly knowledgeable as well as being very lovely people. Fascinating to learn about the types of indigenous cretan herbs as well as their long history of cultivation....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jonesey1980
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

This is real Crete! An amazing opportunity to learn about and enjoy the benefits of the wonderful cretan flora! The young couple who run the farm bring their expertise, love and good energy, and offer a range of excellent, real cretan natural products. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Frederique P
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I ordered already several times from Votania. We really like the excellent herbs but also the tea they produce. Our preferred tea is the Mountain Blend with Cretan dittany. If you are around Agios Nikolaos just visit them!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Peter7654
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We totally fell in love with this Cretan herb farm and all its amazing produce. The owners are a beautiful young couple who work very hard organically growing wild Cretan herbs and making a wide range of completely natural and healthy produce from teas and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank canningdara
Reviewed March 15, 2017

This beautiful farm sits on an idyllic hillside overlooking the Mediterranean sea, Mirabello Bay. The owners (an enchanting young, hip couple) grow native herbs sustainably and organically which they sell in their lovely shop along with soaps, oils, balms, teas and sea salts, which they...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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