Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Superbly situated on the tranquil bay of Almyrida, with breathtaking views across the Aegean Sea and magnificent panoramic views of the White Mountains. From the peace and serenity of the private grounds, a gentle stroll leads to the sandy beach and pretty cove, lined with romantic waterside tavernas. The location is ideal for exploring the surrounding countryside, ancient archaeological sites and the historical yet modern town of Chania with its beautiful Venetian harbour.
Peaceful setting of mature gardens and a private swimming pool overlooking the sea. Impressive glass doors open onto balconies and terraces with spectacular views. The high quality accommodation features "Dux" swedish bedding, deluxe outdoor furniture and all modern conveniences including electronic control systems for Satellite TV, music and air-conditioning/heating. We also offer a 5 star hospitality service for an unforgettable holiday experience.
Great escapes for couple-friends or families.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Almyrida Beach 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Daskalogiannis Chania Airport CHQ 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation is on 3 levels. The ground floor has a grand open plan living room with sumptuous soft seating, dining area for 8 and fully equipped kitchen including fridge/freezer, oven/hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle and espresso/filter coffee maker.
Unobstructed views of the sea and mountains through the glass patio doors to the covered terrace and swimming pool area. On the first floor the master bedroom has king size bed and luxurious en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath, separate shower, WC and washbasin. Bedroom 2 has twin beds (convertible to king) and spacious en-suite shower room.
Both bedrooms have glass doors to a large covered balcony with superb sea and mountain views. The lower ground floor has the 3rd & largest bedroom with twin beds (convertible to king).Glass doors open onto a private courtyard with access to the swimming pool terrace. Spacious family bathroom with steam shower/sauna & washbasin. Separate WC.
Washing machine and ironing facilities.
|Further details outdoors|
Privately enclosed grounds and beautifully landscaped mature gardens throughout with many trees, shrubs and flowers. The swimming pool is 42m2 (1-2m deep) and surrounded with grass and wooden deck areas. Extensive terraces throughout including shaded pergolas and cosy corners with soft seating for relaxing. Separate sunbathing, relaxing and dining areas. High quality sun loungers, parasols, sofas and other casual seating.
Parking area for 6 cars (2 allocated per villa). Automatic night lighting. Remote control entrance gates.
Heated pool with an extra cost of 400euro/week
Welcome fruit basket, water and wine
Daily maid service (except Sundays)
Linen and towels changed twice a week
Pool and garden care once a week
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
Services on request:
• Honeymoon welcome hamper
• Traditional cooked food delivered to your door
• Groceries delivered
• Butler service
• Private Parties and Dinners
• Laundry/Dry Cleaning
• Doctor on Call
• Airport transfer
• Car Hire arrangements
• Local Boat trip (Drapanos Caves, Ombrogialos, Marathi)
• Boat Trips to Gramvousa/Balos
• Island tours (Samaria walk, South Coast etc.)
• Water sports (windsurfing & sailing school, canoe hire)
• Horse riding
The Crete region
Crete is a fascinating blend of history, legend, myths and a thriving folklore
There are many walks or treks along mountain paths and gorges including the world famous Samaria Gorge. Other activity pursuits include horse riding, tennis, golf, go-karting and climbing. Most water sports are available including, diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, fishing.
Cultural interests include museums, archaeological sites, ancient towns, churches, monasteries, folklore festivals, theatre and cinemas (open air in the summer).
The Apokoronas region of North West Crete is an area of outstanding natural beauty filled with wildlife, an abundance of wild flowers, herbs, olive trees, citrus groves and a wide range of organically grown fruits and vegetables. Fresh produce is available daily from local markets while restaurants and tavernas offer a choice of international cuisine or traditional home cooked specialties typical of the healthy “Mediterranean Diet”.
Almirida is an ideal base for exploring the many picturesque inland villages, dramatic mountain gorges and some of the island’s best beaches and sheltered bays nearby.
Chania, the capitol of West Crete, is only 30 minutes drive and has a beautiful Venetian Harbour with a fascinating history. You can also find all the facilities and amenities that you would expect of a modern city with fine restaurants, bars, clubs, live music, traditional harbour side tavernas and fashionable shops.
You can hire a car or bicycle or even take a boat ride along the coast. Some of the best scenery can be seen on foot.