The Oasis Hotel - PerivoliaThis is host hotel for the family reunion. The Oasis Hotel is located 2.5 kilometers from the center of Chania. It sits in a beautiful grove of palm trees, orange trees and mandarin trees, creating a virtual oasis of tranquillity and relaxation.
The original building was built by the Venetians in the 16th century. It was a Pasha's residence during the Ottoman occupation. The building was refurbished and converted into a hotel by the Stratoudakis Family in 1988. 1 of 20A view of the pool and patio looking toward onr of the newer buildings in the background. 2 of 20Fill that pool! 3 of 20Take a pose Anna Maria. 4 of 20A view of the two newer buildings. 5 of 20The hotel is surrounded by orange and mandarin groves. 6 of 20A view across the orange groves to the older building on the right and the newer ones on the left. 7 of 20A view of the two-story unit from the stairs to the upper level. 8 of 20 9 of 20 10 of 20 11 of 20 12 of 20The units in the newer buildings have balconies that face the pool. 13 of 20Clean, contemporary bathrooms throughout. 14 of 20The restaurant is built over an old olive mill and press. Original equipment can be seen. 15 of 20The restaurant with the olive mill stone on the foreground and press in the back right. 16 of 20 17 of 20A view of the original olive press that was retained when the restaurant was built around it. 18 of 20 19 of 20A brochure with details about the hotel's history. 20 of 20
Manousos Rokakis in his late years, possibly 1990. He passed away in 1992 at the age of 86. 1 of 17The Kastrinakis Family in Crete. Thea Katina is standing in the center just to the left of Theo Niko. She wrote names of people in the photo, with "ego" (greek for 'me') above her image. 2 of 17Andy Rokakis and his father Manouso, in 1979. 3 of 17Manousos Rokakis, center, with two leventes, names unknown, in Crete. 4 of 17Manousos Rokakis walks his daughter Mary down the aisle, September 13, 1970. 5 of 17Left to right, Manolis Rokakis, son of John, Manousos Rokakis and unknown man. 6 of 17George Fanouriakis and his wife Stavroula in San Francisco. 7 of 17George Petrakis, nephew of Eleni Rokakis and son of Spiro. George lived in Cleveland for a few years during the late 70s. He passed away from cancer in November of 2007. May his memory be eternal. 8 of 17Giorgos Kastrinakis, the captain! Date of photo is unknown. 9 of 17Manousos Rokakis' passport photo from 1951. 10 of 17The four Rokakis girls in Crete. From left to right, mother Eleni, Sophia, Spiridoula, Eftihia up front, Marika and unknown man. 11 of 17Maternal grandparents in Agia, Evanthia and Antonis Petrakis, around 1965. 12 of 17Eleni Rokakis, with three Rokakis siblings Evangelia Gonakis, Katina Kastrinakis, and Manousos Rokakis. Thea Katina is holding Aspasia (Beth) Savas, Manouso and Eleni's granddaughter. 13 of 17Front row: The three Rokakis brothers Andy, Alex and Jim. Back row: Cousin Manolis Kastrinakis, Mary Rokakis Savas and Eleni Rokakis holding Beth Savas. 14 of 17 15 of 17Uncle Ilias Petrakis, brother of Helen Rokakis 16 of 17Stellios Rokakis, son of Alex, at 88 years of age. May his memory be eternal. 17 of 17