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Almyrida Vavara

from £108 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Very Good 4.5/5 

6 reviews

from £108 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Almyrida beach 5 minute walk from the villa

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Ideal villa to rent on its own or with its sister villa Iannis, both set in a large plot with private pools, quiet and secluded but within a 5 minute walk from the sandy beach. An easy level walk to the beach and the villa is very suitable for familes, friends or the older generation look for a more relaxed holiday as its an easy flat walk to the beach. Its located in a peaceful location yet close to tavernas and restaurants and the sandy beach. There is often an onshore wind in Almyrida which makes even the hottest months much more pleasant with a fantastic choice of places to eat and drink.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Almyrida 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania 30 km, Nearest railway: N/A
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

On the ground floor there is a double bedroom, kitchen/diner, lounge area and bathroom with hand basin and WC.

On the First Floor you will find two further bedrooms, one twin and one double with views of Souda Bay to the front and the White Mountains to the side. The family bathroom is on this floor.

Further details outdoors

Vavara is next to Iannis but on a large plot with a very large patio area. At the front of the property there is a wild garden which is shared between the 2 properties and there are lemon and olive trees. The villas are in an ideal situation for the beach and tavernas but not too close so that you have peace and quiet! They have lovely views of the White Mountains. Both villas have barbecues.

Please take care on the patio as this does inevitably become wet by the pool so please do not run and take adequate care. Both pools are approx 3 metres by 6 metres.

The Chania Prefecture region

Villa Vavara is situation in Almyrida which is a lovely small fishing village with approximately 12 tavernas/bars/restaurants. The beach is a gently shelving sandy beach. Plaka is up the road with another 3 or 4 tavernas/bars/restaurants.


The main town of Chania is worth visiting, as is Rethymnon. However, if you wish you have all the amenities at hand and therefore could get away without travelling anywhere. It would be handy to have a car but if you wish to remain at the location itself then you can get a taxi too and from the airport. What makes Almyrida spectacular is the White Mountains mixed with the sea and beautiful landscape. If you want to do a bit more than relax you can cycle, walk or take a trip to Lake Gouda perhaps which is also nearby. Crete is almost an all year round destination because it is the most Southerly and therefore you are hopefully bound to have some good weather at some point whatever time of year!

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Review 1-6 of 6

12 Aug 2012


"holiday bliss"

We have just returned from our 3rd holiday at vavara and we still enjoy it as much as the 1st time there. We are a large family group of 7 with ages ranging from 4 yrs to late 50's and it provides wonderful accommodation to suit all. The villa is set in very secluded grounds with it's sister villa, but is only a short walk to the beautiful beaches and tavernas which makes it a very easy walk for young children. There are plenty of activities and trips to do if wished or if you want to do nothing but relax by the pool then vavara is all you need. The local shops have a good choice of food and drinks to stock up on and the people are so friendly and helpful. The agents and the owners are always on hand to deal with any problems that crop up and knowing they are only a phone call (or e-mail ) away is very reassuring. To sum up, I can't wait for next year already.

10 Jun 2012


"Lovely villa but softer pillows please"

We had a wonderful stay here in September 2011. The villa was very well equipped and had some stunning views from the upstairs balconies. Villa Varvara is situated on the same plot as Villa Iannis and luckily we got on very well with the couple staying there or it may have been a bit awkward. The managing agents looked after us very well, and when a blocked pipe flooded the bathroom and bedrooms, they were very attentive and came to our rescue promptly. Our only complaint would be the hard pillows, after two weeks they were insufferable and we ended up buying our own from the supermarket. It's a small thing and certainly didn't spoil our relaxing holiday. The location of the villa was splendid as it was a 5 minute walk in to Almyridia but was also in a private, tranquil location.

Almyridia is very pretty and had a few nice restaurants and a lovely beach. We would return, but maybe stay at Iannis as it had a better layout and the pool area was a bit more private.

A fabulous holiday!!

28 Dec 2011


"Comfortable, secluded villa close to beach and tavernas"

Our second stay at Villa Vavara was as enjoyable as the first, its well equipped and close to the lovely village/town of Almyrida which has a reasonable choice of shops and tavernas. The sandy beach is lovely and child friendly with a rocky headland that is good for snorkelling. The Villa is well placed for visiting Chania, Georgiopoulis and the lovely beach at Stavros and only about 35 mins from Chania Airport. The pool is a reasonable size and the shady lemon grove in the grounds really enhances the property and gives a good supply of fresh lemons. Might benefit from english language satellite TV but we weren't there to watch TV.

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    Calendar last updated:25 Jun 2015

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