Luxury Suite Spectacular Mountain and Sea Views
B&B | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Sleep as if you were outside – the concertina doors open up to a large private terrace with romantic basket weave sofa and all embracing sea views. The luxury bedroom has a king size bed with sprung base, walk in wardrobe with dressing room lighting and TV with satellite channels and Blu Ray/DVD player.
Huge spa like bathroom with double sinks, bath comfortable for two!, has a barrier free shower with the biggest rainhead you've ever seen!
The property lies in the embrace of the White Mountains, on top of a hill 400m above sea level with all round spectacular views. Wander in the extensive Mediterranean gardens or laze out in the 12m long swimming pool. There is broadband wifi internet throughout the property. Washer and dryer available!
Our breakfasts (included) are legendary – varied, healthy with fresh Cretan produce. We bake all our own bread and rolls, and grind beans fresh daily for handcrafted coffee to give you a special experience to start the day. Breakfast is served in different parts of the garden and terraces.
Within 5 min walk there is a taverna, shops are a 10 min drive, whilst the nearest beach in Kalyves, is 25 min drive. Historic and picturesque Chania town is less than 30km.
There is another apartment on the floor above which may also be let out. The swimming pool is completely private and for guests sole use, as is access to the gardens. We, the owners, live in a small basement apartment to maintain everything in tip top condition and to be on hand to answer any questions or to give suggestions of things to do, places to visit and to eat.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalyves 13 km|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania Airport 36 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Crete region
Crete is such a varied island - there are wonderful beaches, lapped by sparkling clear turquoise blue seas. The mountains rear up to over 2500m, split by awesome deep narrow gorges, their tops blisteringly white in the Mediterranean sun. Up in the foothills the views are spectacular, the air is clear, and the spirit is released! On the upper slopes are regimented rows of olive trees, there leaves sparkling grey in the breezes; whilst down on the plains groves of orange orchards scent the air.
Over 5000 years of history await you - from the incredibly designed Minoan palaces, Myceanean Greek fortified towns, whilst beautifully preserved Roman aqueducts and mosaics are close by. There are plenty of examples of elegant Venetian architecture and mighty fortress walls constructed in golden yellow sandstone, while the Turkish fountains and mosques add an exotic eastern atmosphere. Its a place where occident meets orient.
At Panokosmos you will be near to the wonderful historic town of Chania, with its picturesque harbour, plateia lined with tavernas and little shops, quaint winding alleys which are always delightfully cool and shady. Aptera, with a unique mix of remains stretching from a Minoan temple to the Turkish fort is but 20 minutes drive away. Hike into the mountains, or take a gentle walk in the orange groves are nearby, or a lazy stroll thru a mountain village to while away an hour or two with a glass of wine in the shade of a huge plane tree in a dusty square.
There is a botanical garden to visit, a water park for the children, two wonderful local wineries offering tours and tastings nearby for the grown ups! We can direct you to local artisans – potters, sculptors, jewelry makers, a Greek silk shop; or watch the traditional Cretan knives being made.
You can sample the healthy Mediterranean diet – fresh fruit – sweet strawberries, luscious watermelons, extravagantly rich figs; creamy sheepsmilk yoghurt and goats cheese; the best olive oil in the world. We know the best, out of the way tavernas where you can experience real Cretan fayre, or in meals prepared at Panokosmos by us passionate foodies.
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