Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Set in the hills above the beachside town of Almyrida, between the Cretan villages of Gavalochori and Xerosterni, Villa Oleander is a delightful, spacious, fully air conditioned villa, with private swimming pool and terrace, and views over the White Mountains.
In private grounds, the villa is perfect for couples, families, or groups seeking a villa away from the crowds without immediate neighbours, yet is only 10 minutes by car from beaches, watersports, bars and restaurants, with a mini-market both within walking distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Almyrida 4.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The local (nearest) shops are situated in Gavalochori (5 minutes drive) and Almyrida (8 minutes drive).
Gavalochori is a typical Cretan village with two mini-markets, a bakery and three tavernas. The village has its own women's co-operative selling hand made goods, a museum, and an old mill (being restored) and some Venetian wells, which are well worth exploring.
At Almyrida, you will find shops, tavernas, bars, gift shops and supermarkets as well as the excellent Blue Flag beaches. There are also various family activities such as water sports and ten pin bowling.
The villa is only a short drive away from Chania (pronounced Hania), which was once the islands capital. It has a famous Venetian harbour with quayside bars and tavernas and behind the harbour you can wander through the Old Town with its beautiful Venetian buildings and shops selling handicrafts, textiles, jewelery, leather goods and ceramics
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2 Sep 2014
"Great Villa in the hills"
Returned after a total relaxing two week holiday at Villa Oleander in Crete.Villa just perfect, as described and very peaceful. The Villa is only 10 minutes from the beach, but we had the added benefi… More
16 Jun 2014
"Villa Oleander is the perfect place to relax"
We stayed at Villa Oleander with some friends and had a wonderful week. Although the villa is on a main road there is not much traffic and it is perfectly private thanks to the well stocked garden which has olve trees and, of course, oleanders as well as much more besides. The inside was comfortable and clean and the kitchen well stocked with utensils although we ate out most of the time in Almyrida and Gavalachori which are both close by. We spent most of our time around the pool with the occasional drink under the verandah. We are already looking at dates to go back next year.
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