OLGAS FILOXENIA-Villa Aladanos
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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Olga's Filoxenia Villa Aladanos is a traditional two-storey luxurious maisonette, superbly situated in the heart of the small preserved & tranquil village of Maheri, with a stunning view of the sea below, the peaks of the white mountains behind and the castles & solitary chapels around.
Villa Aladanos is fully furnished and exclusively built in stone & wood to match its surroundings.It has its own peaceful setting and terraces with spectacular views. The heated jacuzzi offers you relaxation and a romantic and unforgettable holiday experience. The village of 'Maheri' is an ideal starting point for hiking and for excursions and for acquaintance with the rich fauna and flora of island and the innumerable historical and prehistoric monuments. Only 5 km from the beach and 23 km from the historical yet modern town of Chania with its beautiful Venetian harbour.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalyves 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania Daskalogiannis Airport 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Villa Erontas is a 2-storey house. The ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with shower, a sitting room with hand-made table a 6 chairs, a spacious open plan living room with sofas, TV LCD, DVD Player, stereo and an internal courtyard with barbeque. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, the one with 2 single beds and wardrobe and the other with a double bed, TV, wardrobe and a big veranda with umbrella and deck chairs with a stunning view to the sea and the mountain. There is also a luxurious bathroom with bathtub.
|Further details outdoors|
Balcony with chairs and table
Internal courtyard with barbeque
Big veranda with deck chairs, table and umbrella with amazing sea and mountain view
Parking space available outside the villa.
Private heated outdoor jacuzzi for 5 persons in the comfortable courtyard.
The Crete region
Crete is the largest and most famous Greek island. Birth place of El Greco and many other Great Greek writers like Nikos Kazantzakis and Politicians like Eleftherios Venizelos. Crete according the Mythology was the birth place of Zeus. On the island of Crete bloomed the Minoan civilization witch remains are to be seen at the Palaces of Knossos and Festos.
Crete is situated on the southern tip of the Aegean Sea. The coastline presents profound geographical formations, giving Crete over 900 miles of coastline.The main city and Port of Crete is Heraklion with its Venetian Castle at the port. Other cities are Rethymno ,Chania ,Agios Nikolaos ,Ierapetra ,Sitia and many small villages and tourist resorts.
A journey across Crete is blessed by the wafting scents of the spring flowers growing in the courtyards of the houses. Here generations of Minoans, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, Turks, Jews, and Egyptians have lived. Here you can watch the glorious sunsets from the ancient harbor at Falasarna, or the Castle at Gramvousa.
History is alive in Crete; it is ultimately a story of the tastes of the spices of the east, of unique wild greens and herbs, of the blessed olive oil and the wine. Here at the crossroads of civilization many memories are kept alive and many elements of other cultures are still a part of the everyday life of the Cretan people today.
Crete with more then 300 days of sunshine has a lot of attractions that makes the island as one of the most visited in the Mediterranean.
Chania is a wonderful port town that is a popular tourist destination for shopping and sightseeing. It has many nice restaurants and contemporary cafés. Its old town has various souvenir ships, as well as craft and art shops that tourists really enjoy. The climate here in Chania is beautiful. The summers of April until October are warm with cloudless skies. And even if most days are hot and dry, the cool breeze relieves them.
Then, during the winter, seasonal rains and occasional frosts are experienced. Tourists can visit the Archaeological Museum of Chania, which contains many historical items from as far back as the fifteenth century B.C. Ancient jewellery, clay tablets, and mosaics are displayed here. The Byzantine Museum of Chania is also full of historical relics. It is located inside the Church of San Salvatore.
The village of Maheri is in the area of Apokoronas,23 km from Chania. This area is full of green regions, sandy beaches and breathtaking view.The village is considered to be one of the best preserved of the traditional villages of Crete.It is classified by the Ministry of Culture as a typical Greek village of extraordinary natural beauty. Amphitheatre built on the side of a mountain at an altitude of 160 m, between two gorges, it is one of the historical villages at the foot of the White Mountains.
This village is especially beautiful because of the enormous perpendicular rock on its west side which holds the white chapel of Saint-John in a split in the rock as well as the rich vegetation that covers the surrounding hills.On the east side of the village square there is a small stone theatre with the capacity for seating 500 people comfortably where cultural events take place each summer.
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29 Oct 2012
"This delightful Villa exceeded all expectations"
This Villa which has undergone a complete refurbishment is wonderful and of a high standard in every respect... the decor, bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, living /dining area with patio and spa.Complete with a dedicated carparking area it is an ideal mountain getaway for 2-3 couples travelling together or honeymooners!
It was the best value accommodation in our entrire 3 week Greek holiday. Our host ( who is based in Chania) could not have been more helpful - both during the booking process and on our arrival.
My travelling companion and I were very sorry we only had time to spend 3 days there - a week would have been terrific.
The coast and food outlets are from 5-15 kms from the tiny Meheri village where the Villa is located, but the drive down the mountain and through the villages en route is not arduous and the villages are worth spending time in.
18 Nov 2011
"A luxory and beautiful villa, in a rural and quiet environment"
It was our first trip to Greece and we enjoyed it - we had a very restful and relaxed holiday in Crete. During the day we went to the near beaches or took a sightseeing tour. And in the evening we relaxed in the whirlpool with a glass of champagne....
Thanks to Katarina for the warm welcome and the very useful tips and the restaurant recommendations.
15 Nov 2011
"So quiet, so pretty, so comfortable house in a so nice sunny and charming area"
Aladano's villa is a very pretty house located in a small and very quiet village. This house looks very pretty .
A charming garden and 2 terraces allow to spend good times outside and also inside with Jacusi.
All equipment are available and operational.
Everything looks good and brand new in this house for very good vacations !
Last but not least, the owners are very, very nice and so kind !
Thank you very much Joel, we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope we can offer you such great time in the future again.Take care!
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