South coast of Crete: desolate, pristine, beautiful
Where community, nature and architecture meet
An oasis of peace and serenity
Located near the fishing village of Agia Galini, hidden in an unreal beautiful landscape, lays Ringhouse. Surrounded by unspoilt nature, close to the deep blue sea, this unique spot offers an oasis of peace and serenity.
The surrounding villages offer a lively atmosphere, where you can experience the local businesses. Walk through little markets, go grocery shopping or enjoy a nice local meal at fishtaverns and small restaurants.
The South Cretan Community
Hospitable, traditional and above all proud
The story of our real estate projects begins with the local community of the South Cretan region. Although the impressive landscape absorbs all the attention, the love for the region starts with the warmth offered by the locals. The inhabitants of the nearby fishing village of Agia Galini embrace you as one of their own. Where traditions are held in high esteem, a very cohesive and proud community ensures an unimaginably safe feeling, guaranteeing friendship and a warm welcome.
White peaks in the depths of winter, tropical temperatures and pristine beaches in summer. But Crete is also one of the most enchanting travel destinations in the off-season. Hike through the fresh, green countryside in early spring and enjoy a fantastic Indian Summer in the autumn.
Daedalus & Icarus
In the village of Agia Galini, you find the cave of Daedalus. According to the myth, Daedalus hid in that exact cave, to protect himself from the king of Crete: Minos. Daedalus used the cave as a laboratory, where he constructed wings from wax. With his wings, he flew to freedom, together with his son Icarus. Icarus, however, flew too close to the sun, causing his wings to melt. Daedalus saw his son crash and drown in the sea, near an island near Agia Galini, that was later named Ikaria. After burying his son, Daedalus continued his flight and later landed in Kimi, Italy.
Several symbolic monuments can still be found near the village of Agia Galini. Find the rock father and son used for their takeoff in the harbor. A statue of both individuals was built on top. Near the symbolic rock, an amphitheater was built as an ode to the legend.