...offers peace of mind and pleasure of the senses , especially vision, as well as knowledge on plants regarding their nutrients and benefits. It is one of its kind all over.
In an area of approximately 20 hectares , in a unique park whose extraordinary landscape and microclimate really make the difference , you will have the opportunity to see fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants – a real paradise for hundreds of plants and animals !
Right in the middle of this colourful , lively landscape, you will come across the burnt-down trunk of a centuries-old olive tree – a memorial and reference not only of the great fire which broke out in the area (in and all around the park) in 2003, but also of the origin and history of the park.
The Park comprises one the newest and most interesting sites of the , located only 18 kms away from the city centre at the foot of the “Lefka Ori”. It is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages since it combines pleasures that only can offer !
A reference point on the map of “refined” eating in Chania and all over Crete, this restaurant, located in the park, offers genuine local tastes through an “a la carte” menu and its unique characteristics. Enjoy your meal and relax on the spacious balconies of our restaurant, taking in the majestic view, our hospitality and food prepared with ingredients coming from our vegetable garden as well as herbs and fruit coming from the park.
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“Just returned from a lovely holiday in Crete. Spent the first 3 nights at the Rania Hotel and loved it. Right next to the beach and all the local bars and restaurants. The Olive Tree is the hotel's restaurant and is definitely worth visiting.” Liz Morrison (through TripAdvisor)
"Rania is very nice family hotel run by wonderful Stela and her mother. Both are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are super clean and big enough with daily cleaning, hair dryer, safe deposit box and airconditioning as a bonus. When the wind is strong, you can hide by the pool. There are free sunbeds and Stela will definitely offer..." Vendy (through TripAdvisor)
“Stayed at the Rania beach for 10 nights in June and was lovely and relaxing. The hotel is right on the beach and they have their own restaurant The Olive Tree that is open all day and is great. When we arrived we were greeted by Stella who runs the family business and is a credit to the hotel and...” Vicky (through TripAdvisor)