Hora Sfakion is a tiny harbour city in the southwest of Crete. It has about 475 inhabitants, and is the capital of Sfakia region.
- Hotel Stavris  is a walkers' hotel, famous for its hospitality since 1969. It offers simple and clean rooms.
- Vritomartis resort (Naturist resort in south Crete), Chora Sfakion, ☎ +302825091112, . Vritomartis is a very special naturist resort and like no other you will experience. It takes its name from an ancient Minoan Goddess who was much-revered and worshipped in the area of Crete where Vritomartis is situated. (35.197869,24.148988) edit
- There is a direct ferry to Agia Roumeli where you can start the trek through the Samaria Gorge.The travelling is nown as "The Lazy way" -
but most people name it "The Crazy way" People will arrive about noon
and have to start walking in the hot sun up to the entrence of the park.