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|
|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