Village of Mochlos
Where the wild natural beauty meets the Cretan history
Mochlos is a picturesque seaside village in northern Lassithi which makes the location of Nuez Villas strategically perfect. Mochlos is the place where the unspoiled nature and the slow rhythms of Cretan life prevails. True to the traditional aesthetics, the architecture is in absolute harmony with the wild landscape, composing a stunning scenery of awe-inspiring beauty. Situated between Sitia and Ag. Nikolaos, the charming settlement of Mochlos keeps its serene and authentic character while remains still untouched by the touristic development.
Having a deeply rooted Minoan soul, Mochlos is overlooking the archeological sites of the first colony of the Minoan civilization. On this tiny islet which is opposite the village of Mochlos, extensive excavation works have brought to light a prepalatial cemetery, several tombs and many more buildings from the Minoan era. Along with the archeological ruins the broader area around Mochlos combines magical beaches, as well as natural gorges, cultural attractions and traditional charming villages.
A small sandy beach is just two minutes away from Nuez Villas.
Mochlos makes you instantly fall in love with its little streets while you are strolling around, while the traditional taverns invite you to enjoy the most delicious Cretan food. From these traditional taverns which are literally waterfront you can enjoy sweeping views of the island of Mochlos and of the archeological ruins.