Welcome to the website of Restaurant Vai. By the seaside, right on the sand you can find Vai restaurant, which is located at the world famous Vai, in Palekastro – Sitia in eastern Crete. Here you can taste traditional recipes in a big variety.
Traditional with Bio products
We strongly believe that Cretan cuisine is synonymous to the indulgence of the extraordinary flavour and taste that the traditional recipes offer to the gourmand.
Our cooking is based in our labour of love, the experience and the quality of biological – natural ingredients and fresh local products.
A pleasure trip in the world of Cretan food
We invite you to enjoy our daily fresh fish you have ever taste as well as many traditional meals cooked in many different ways.
A wide selection of famous bottled wines, will prove fit companions on this exceptional trip you are about to take in the world of gastronomy.
With your wine, we serve you an assortment of many different Cretan specialities, carefully chosen to suit your taste.
Your coffee or drink..
Enjoy your coffee or drink inCafe Vai, admiring the deep blue and the beautiful view under the shade of the tropical palm trees.
Relax with the sound of the waves..
Our Palm Beach
It is quite impossible to describe Palm Beach Vai in words, this landscape of unique beauty! Only whoever has visited it can perceive what is it like. Due to the palm trees wood it looks rather like an African beach with sand and fine pebbles, placed on the territory of Europe.
Blue flag Beach
Under these wonderful tall, leafy palms, it is a spectacular beach with clear, clean water, excellent snorkelling and plenty of room for everyone.
Holidays On Crete!
Enjoy the Cretan hospitality and culture, the history, the beautiful beaches, the friendly villages, and the holiday activities such as sea sports, trekking, countryside and mountain walks.
Palm Beach Vai is a beautiful unpopulated beach of fine sand and pebbles at the far eastern tip of Crete. It has a unique and luscious palm forest of a species found only on Crete.
Even without these wonderful tall, leafy palms, it is a spectacular beach with clear, clean water, excellent snorkelling and plenty of room for everyone.
The location which combines the blue waters of the Cretan sea, the wild beauty of the mountains and the unique palm forest in Europe, makes Vai Restaurant in combination with the original Cretan dishes offered a distinguished tourist and gastronomic destination in Crete.
We are open from April till end of October.
Our restaurant is certified with the quality label of Cretan Cuisine by the Region of Crete.