House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Situated literally steps away from the Venetian Harbour, our Aphrodite House offers a relaxing stay in the heart of the Old Town of Chania. The house lies on three floors and it consists of two bedrooms and one bathroom.
Aphrodite House was renovated in 2011 and hrough the impressive renovation we kept all the original features, and added a lot more modern conveniences. The house is fully furnished and fully equipped and it offers A/C throughout; a washing machine and WI-FI internet.
On the ground floor one can find the open-plan area with the living room and the dining area, as well as the kitchen in a separate room and the bathroom (large walk-in shower). On the first floor, we have our master bedroom, whereaas on the second floor we have the second bedroom and access to a large balcony/veranda. Both bedrooms are very spacious and they offer TVs and A/C units/
The house is located about fifty metres' away from the bustling Venetian Harbour, and all the amenities and facilities are not far away. One can find cafes; mini-markets; traditional tavernas and restaurants and many shops within steps from the house. The nearest sandy beach is in Nea Hora, which is located 10-12 minuites' walk away.
Our office is literally across the road from Aphrodite House, and we will be able to assist you with anything you might need at any time. We can offer you discounted car rentals and discounted trips and excursions around the island of Crete, but also daily trips to the island of Santorini.
We are here to make your stay unforgettable!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nea Hora sandy beach 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania International Airport 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Crete region
The Crete region
Crete is the largest and most beautiful of all the Mediterranean islands. It has an unspoilt tranquillity with a gentle temperate climate and year long sunshine.
The history of Crete stretches back many centuries to the very beginnings of modern western civilisation. Over the years it was coveted and conquered by the Romans, the Ottoman Turks and the Venetians. All drawn by the island’s strategic location, natural resources and immense beauty.
The landscape and scenery is uniquely diverse – the majestic snow capped White Mountains, the thriving ecology of Lake Kournas, the awesome natural splendour of the great Samaria Gorge. And, of course, the endless sands of the Blue Flag beach of Georgioupolis, which is the longest in Europe.
Amongst other things, the many great attractions of Crete include 310 days of annual sunshine and the cleanest waters in the Med. The Cretan people are warm and hospitable – and perhaps not surprisingly, enjoy the longest life expectancy in Europe.
The island itself measures some 260kms by 56kms, and it has a relatively small population of around 600, 000 – so it’s far from crowded. The currency is the Euro and the language Greek, though English is widely spoken.
The Chania area
Chania was the capital of Crete until 1972, and many still believe it to be one of the prettiest towns in Greece. Reminders of its Byzantine past abound, and the town successfully combines its ancient history with vibrant modern life, including a wealth of fascinating shops of every description.
From traditional knife makers to Leather Lane, from designer furniture to the fresh fish market - Chania has it all! In addition to the best shopping in Crete, Chania also offers a first class choice of restaurants to suit every taste, plus a buzzing nightlife.
No visit to Chania would be complete without exploring the picturesque harbour area and admiring the many hauntingly beautiful old buildings of Venetian and Turkish design, all blending together in perfect harmony to create an unforgettable picture. Return in the evening, and there is change of pace and atmosphere. Live music bars, sophisticated clubs and laid-back tavernas.
Chania celebrates a full programme of special occasions throughout the year, starting with the annual New Year fireworks. And in addition to a whole calendar of feast days, there are weekly summer festivals. Whether these are promoting local food and wine or celebrating the local arts and culture, they are enjoyed by visitors and townsfolk alike. Day or night, summer or winter, Chania is always alive and has much to tempt visitors to spend at least one day of their precious time away from the beach.
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"Chania Venetian Old Town"
This is a beautifully rennovated and superbly presented 3-floor apartment in the heart of the old Venetian port. Every possible care has been taken to make guests welcome, right down to wine and Cre… More
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