Arolithos traditional houses in Crete Greece form a village which is unique not only to Crete, but the whole of Greece. Only 11 kms from Heraklion, Arolithos village is constructed in the traditional manner with the original materials. The village aims to show visitors the traditional way of life of the Cretan people with a working blacksmith, pottery and exhibitions of embroidery making and weaving. The traditional tavern – serving wine, raki and traditional Cretan cooking, and a coffee shop ensure that guests can experience the real Crete. All this with a backdrop of the natural beauty of the island with its olive trees, mountains and glistening sea. The Arolithos hotel offers comfortable accommodation with air conditioning and 24 hr service. All rooms have a city of mountain view and with its easy proximity to nearby cities and local attractons, the Arolithos hotel provides an excellent base for a memorable stay on Crete island.