MetaCom offers the space
for personal retreats
to organize seminars, conferences and tours on a variety of themes
MetaCom's target audience
Those with a strong interest in nature and humanity as well as technology.
Those involved in organic farming and who are interested in preserving the diversity of the biosphere.
Those working on current topics in creative fields such as music, crafts, dance, video/film, etc.
Those in search of a universal ethic and spirituality.
MetaCom aims at being a platform for the exchange of ideas, especially in the realms of
ecology, ecological building, alternative energy sources and life cycles;
health, nutrition and preventive medicine;
the creative arts.
The MetaCom site
MetaCom is situated in the quiet setting of Anidri, a small village with cafe-bar, on the south coast of Crete in the midst of a traditionally cultivated landscape (intended as a future nature preserve) 1,5 km. from the sea and 3,5 km from the tourist centre of Paleohora with its sandy beach, supermarkets, open-air-cinema, coffee houses and shops.
The site of MetaCom was planned according to landscape architecture and ecological criteria, including:
a traditionally designed landscape with natural stone walls;
the construction of a wooden framework with mud/straw filling and earthen roofs;
a three-chambered sewage treatment plant with reed bed
utilization of active and passive solar energy
The site is composed of
2 guesthouses, each with 3 double bedrooms + bath and central kitchen. Bedclothes and towels are provided.
1 wooden house (16 m²) with seperate toilet and hot shower in bamboo field.
1 clay house with 25m² Apartment, 2 small (5,5m²) single rooms with balcony, 1 outdoor kitchen and 1 bath room.
1 tipi with separate outside shower.
1 seminar room 50m² with elastic floor, small kitchen and bath, air-condition (cooling + heating) and 80 m² terrace, 16 yoga - mats, 16 spelt - meditation - cushions, 20 blankets, 6 massage couches, 1 Thaimassage - mat, 9 Djembe drums and chairs and tables for 24 persons.
self-catering, breakfast, half board, full board on request.
MetaCom's technical facilities consist of:
Internet access, A DSL Broadband
HiFi-equipment: double CD-player (mp3), Mixer inside + outside sound system.
Walking and hiking in the surrounding areas
Dolphin and whale spotting
Jin Shin Jyutsu