Finikas is a small, picturesque village in the west of Chora Sfakion, very close to Loutro, Lykos and Marmara and just below the wonderful Lebanese.
Its name comes from the famous ancient city of Phenicia that was included in the 100 most powerful cities of Crete, "Crete ecnompolis" as Homer writes. In ancient times, the city of Finikas stretched from the present-day Loutro to Finikas and was described in nautical charts as a divided Phoenix, so that sailors know that there are two ports in the area that protect from all winds.
Finikas is now one of the most famous holiday destinations in southern Crete. Here guests can enjoy the tranquility of a very small village with well-kept accommodation and homemade food. It is located on the marked route of the European path e4 and gives many opportunities for walking excursions, near or demanding and of course, there is easy access to the beautiful beaches of the area and the surrounding villages with which it has a daily ferry connection.