Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This villa is designed with the aim to create an intimate atmosphere with high standards. Filled with beautiful art work, state-of-the-art electronic equipment, modern teak furniture and impressive lighting – all made of natural materials, it is ideal for guests who wish to experience Crete in a stylish way. By entering the luxury villa, you will enjoy the airy and spacious feeling of the interior, the pristine white kitchen with the large marble-top table and the fireplace , and the relaxed lounging area. The large pool (including children's pool) is surrounded by top quality sun loungers and sofas covered with colorful pillows and large throws for those chilly nights.
The villa is split in two floors: kitchen, dining room, living room and one bedroom are on the ground floor; 2 bedrooms on the first floor. Every room is characterized by harmony, comfort and a unique Mediterranean style. Each bedroom is bright and uncluttered, with its own balcony anden suite bathroom, complete with luxurious amenities and fluffy towels. The king size bedroom on the upper floor is quite impressive with the exposed beams and high ceiling. The kitchen is pre-stocked with cupboard essentials and it is ideal for families or friends who enjoy cooking together and dining by the open fire – when the weather is cold. The round marble-top dining table is perfect for accommodating large circles of friends and families. The outdoor area is one of the villa's assets: stylish yet comfortable sun loungers, large dining and sitting area with modern teak framed furniture and stylish fabrics with bright tones.
Villa Aqua is licensed for holiday rentals with the Greek Tourist Authorities (EOT).
EOT PRE AUTHORIZATION NUMBER - PROTOC. NO 6067 / 27-3-2013
Open-plan living room, energy fireplace, Satellite LED TV and Apple TV, docking station, linen sofa.
Large window doors open onto shaded lounge terrace with direct access to pool area.
Fully-equipped modern kitchen and dining area (seats 6-8).
Laundry room (washer/dryer and iron/iron board)
Bedroom 1 : 1.80m bed, en-suite bathroom with hydromassage shower, private balcony with sea and garden view.
Bedroom 2 : 1.80m canopy bed, en-suite bathroom with rain shower, large terrace with sunloungers, sofa and panoramic views.
Bedroom 3 : twin beds (convertible into a King), en-suite bathroom with bath, access to private balcony with sitting set and sea views.
Private pool and children's pool
Large upper floor terrace offering spectacular views of the sea and the White Mountains
Wide selection of books and magazines
Luxury SIMMONS mattresses
Blackout curtains and rollers to ensure a quiet sleep
En-suite bathrooms with teak furniture and marble sinks
Apivita natural bathroom amenities
Satellite LED TV in each room
PS3 game console
Free tablet for your entire stay (preloaded with useful information)
Wireless music system with dock station
Complimentary cellphone with Greek SIM card
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
Safe with capacity for laptop
Highchair, cot and baby monitor (upon request)
Custom linen and bedding
Selection of pillows
ILLY espresso machine (complimentary 42 capsules)
Complete kitchen & dining equipment for 8 persons
Laundry room (washer/dryer plus ironing equipment)
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Koutelis beach 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania Airport 36 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Crete region
Beautiful Crete and Chania, a heavenly and pure land brimming with natural beauty, history, memory and culture. It is a land whose visitors will experience nature in all its glory and will encounter breathtaking sights.
Endless stretches of seashore bordered in frothy lace, inlets and islands of exotic beauty and sandy beaches tucked away at the foot of forbidding mountains. Impenetrable but yet such majestic gorges, holy caves, blessed rivers and lush, green plateaus thickly covered with olive and citrus trees. It is a self-sufficient land in every way that is rich in endemic and rare flora and fauna.We highly recommend that you take a stroll in the city centre of Hania which is steeped in history; a sightseeing tour of the crossroads and the winding cobbled paths of civilizations with the starting point being the most central point in Hania: the Municipal Market or the Agora.The Venetian old town with its harbour and Lighthouse, with its excellent restaurants and shops will fascinate you!
The Apokoronas region spreads to the east of Chania with its seaside villages enjoying excellent views to the entrance of Souda bay and the Akrotiri peninsula across. It is a very fertile area (olive trees, vines, avocado trees, orange lemon and mandarin trees) with several sandy beaches at Almirida, Kalives and Georgioupolis. Apokoronas is one of the most picturesque areas of the province of Chania with many attractive and authentic villages like Armeni, Nio Chorio, Samonas, Ramni etc.
There are wonderful walks in this lush area, including the Diktamos Gorge and several others along countryside paths through orange and lemon groves, by the sides of rivers Xidas and Koiliaris. Extending several kilometers inland it is rich in olive and citrus groves, pasture lands and tiny hamlets rarely visited by tourists. In the spring-time, the fields, groves and tracks are filled in endless varieties of flora including many species which are endemic to Crete. Birdwatchers will find a large number of local as well as migratory birds to see, ranging from tiny warblers to large buzzards, eagles and hawks.
Kokkino Chorio (or "Red Village") is a beautiful and quiet village situated in the Apokoronas area, 28 km off Chania on the way to Rethymno city. Already appreciated by Hollywood location hunters, the straggly village was the filming location for the village scenes of the 1964 film Zorba the Greek starring Anthony Quinn. Filled with pretty tiny lanes and low houses with old Venetian arches, it will transport you instantly to another era. Kokkino Horio is also known for a wide underground bunker network used in World War II by the Germans to watch over Souda Bay for security and comfort. From the point of Cape Drapano there was a cableway to the entrance of the bunker. Located by the watchtower, 2km outside Kokkino Horio, they were equipped with amenities such as a movie theater and a restaurant – all derelict now. In the village central square is the central church and facing it you will find a kafeneio serving local delicacies or handmade breakfast dishes from scratch. Around the corner, you can find a couple of small shops and cafes, a bakery and mini market selling a range of household essentials along with British staples like mint sauce. On the edge of the village and within 5 min. walking distance of the villas is the Glass blowing factory in the village with a bio taverna attached. You can recognise it from the impressive piles of glass bottles outside it. If you feel like combining holiday time with learning, you can watch demonstrations of the glass blowing process or simply buy original handcrafted glass pieces for your friends and family back home.Kokkino Horio is ideally located as the starting point for many walks and private excursions with private transport around the area.Nearby, village Plaka (2kms from the villa) has a lovely atmosphere, as there are several tavernas and restaurants around the village square. From Plaka, descending to Almyrida village and sandy beach (1.2km from Plaka) the visitor comes to a lovely small seaside resort, with seafront tavernas, shops and supermarket, bakery and taxi rank. Almyrida, due to its sandy and shallow beach, is child friendly. A couple of lovely boat trips are arranged from its small harbour and there is also a wind-surfing and catamaran school.
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