Green Wellness in Milia

Eco, outdoor, agri, wellness!  Milia offers various green activities can that totally rejuvenate you! Just walk around in the village and its gardens and let the green wellness of Milia take over. A wide variety of organised activities take place in Milia for your stay or visit. Our facilitators are more than well-trained or experienced in what they do: they are passionate professionals and quality-oriented enthusiasts for the vision of an eco-lodge with attention to sustainability.

Milia Mountain Retreat & Restaurant will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until December 22 2023.

Awarded Milia Restaurant

The gastronomical oasis of Milia Restaurant is based on the fresh products of our farms and yards and the culinary culture of the Cretans, enriched with innovative ideas and impeccable service. Renowned for its well-studied approach to quality, Milia Restaurant hosts unique dining moments and turns them into memories.

Milia Mountain Retreat Eco-rooms

In the 16th century restored settlement of Milia, rooms preserve the architecture and aesthetic style of the mountainous area of Western 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.

Where to find Milia on the map

Milia is located in a mountainous area of Western Crete, it takes a while to find us! Click on the map to find out more about the area around Milia Mountain Retreat and follow our link below for directions through!

For your convenience, do not use GPS Navigators to Milia, just put as your destination the nearby village Vlatos and, from there only, follow the wooden signs to Milia for another 3km.

Deeper reading

  • The Perfect Winter Romance

    The Perfect Winter Romance

    There are no certain skills required to fall in love with a chestnut tree; she is audacious, classy, and casual at the same time, passively aggressive to enemies, and courageous, at the same time. She is a living miracle. As you are packing for your winter travel, space, weight and time are to be considered,…

  • Reflections on Reflections

    Reflections on Reflections

    How to go for a walk, this is a question wishing to be asked by our guests in Milia, in order to allow the mountainous wave of reflection that comes along with it. Of all the things you can un-do on our land, the ultimate slow-traveling experience is the best; walking consciously and permitting the…

  • Feeding the vultures

    Feeding the vultures

    Could well be a movie title equivalent to Dances with wolves? Sure, if this was not the case that the co-owner and restorer of the medieval settlement that became Milia Mountain Retreat (a local “Green Man” in his overwhelming passion for Nature preservation and species protection), Giorgos Makrakis, wouldn’t put it in practice. Committed to…