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View of Kalives Beach and Souda Bay from Beachside Villa

Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

As its name suggests, Beachside Villa is set just above the town beach of Kalives. From both of the balconies and the pool terrace there are fabulous views villa. The cream leather sofas, marble table tops, and matching blonde wood furniture and built-in wardrobes give the villa a very light and airy feel. This is enhanced by the villa’s position so close to the water that ensures that it enjoys the cool sea breezes during the hot summer months.of the sandy town beach, the village with its beautiful church, the small fishing harbour, Souda Bay, The Turkish Fort at Aptera, and the Akrotiri Peninusla. Kalives is a very popular village and it is very rare to find such lovely accommodation so close to the beach. There are three private sitting out areas that are perfect for dining “al-fresco” with a choice of sun or shade. Perfect for those of you who do not want to have to drive all the time, Beachside Villa is only 75m from the nearby sandy beach that is lined with trees, tavernas and mini-markets.

We are the exclusive agents for Beachside Villa which is newly built and is set on a terraced hillside in the area of Kalives known as Kastelli and it has a private parking space on the track just outside the front door. It is a particularly pretty modern villa with traditional Greek touches and finished to a very high standard. The exterior is painted a lovely shade of pale buttermilk and has Wedgewood blue pergolas, windows and doors.

The furnishings at Beachside Villa are particularly tasteful and are very comfortable – this is not your average holiday home. Diaphanous curtains with tie-backs, silk cushions, modern floral paintings, and vibrant bed covers are just some of the elegant touches in the

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Kalives 75 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 75 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The English owners have created a very attractive home with many modern comforts such as a fully fitted, very well equipped kitchen which includes: a ceramic hob, a built-in oven, a microwave oven, a dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster and a beautiful marble effect breakfast bar and stools, and a beech dining table; a fully tiled bathroom and cloakroom, a utility cupboard which houses the washing machine, iron and ironing board; a TV, a DVD player, in the lounge; blue aluminium doors, window frames and shutters; and air conditioning units in the bedrooms and living area. The a/c units also double up as heaters for the cooler nights at the start and end of the season. The water is heated by either solar panel or a back-up immersion heater.

Further details outdoors

The Piano shaped, mosaic tiled pool is set just 9 steps below the living room balcony. The pool is shared with 3 other villas but these are holiday homes that are infrequently occupied. The pool terrace is equipped with sun-beds for relaxing completely and getting a great tan. Both of the sea facing balconies are equipped with a dining table and 4 cushioned chairs. In addition to the sea facing balconies, Beachside Villa has a small courtyard area that is decorated with plants in terracotta pots and has a dining table and chairs. This courtyard area is bathed in sun first thing in the morning but then is shady for the rest of the day.

Further details

There are NO Extras To Pay. All services and equipment are included in the weekly rental rates shown on this web site including:

The Use of Air Conditioning.

Laundry (all bed linen & bath/face towels).

Maid service twice a week.

24/7 Local assistance (English and Greek speaking).

Villa Information File packed full of Local Information about beaches, shops, tavernas, places to go to, local customs and history etc.

All our clients receive a free Welcome Pack with the owners compliments. It is possible to upgrade to a Deluxe Hamper for an additional charge of E45.00.

Our Clients receive a free copy of the essential guide book "Crete on the Road" by Frankie Miles, who will also be your local advisor.

Children are welcome in all our properties and we provide a free High Chair and Cot loan service but, we do ask that Children are supervised at all times whilst in and around the Swimming Pool, and on the downstairs balcony which has steps which lead to the pool terrace.

We do ask that Reservations are made at least 2 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment. As with all our Villas, a discount is available for stays longer than two weeks.

All prices shown are for the Villa and not per person. As with all our Villas on the Island, we can arrange Car Hire through reputable companies. We also offer Airport Transport service.

All of our villas are available for Long Term Winter lets at Greatly Reduced Prices but the price during the winter does not include fuel for the central heating or electricty - these will be incur an additional charge.

The Crete region

Crete has everything you that could possibly want from a holiday: soaring mountains that are snow capped from November to June, many great walking trails including Europe's deepest gorge, ancient archaeological sites and Minoan palaces, quaint villages, sparkling clear blue seas with tavernas serving freshly caught fish, golden beaches, glorious wild flowers in the Spring, and a variety of delicious foods which are all made from healthy home grown produce.

As incredible as the island is, it is the Cretan people who will make your holiday truly memorable. Descendants of the Minoan's, one of Europe's earliest civilizations, and shaped by centuries of struggle against oppression, the Cretans are as rugged as the mountains, fiercely independent but passionately friendly.

Beachside Villa is located in the heart of The Apokoronas Region just east of the beautiful town of Chania. With its stunning Venetian harbour, quayside bars and restaurants, what better place to relax and watch the world go by. In the narrow streets behind Chania's harbour you will find tavernas, bars, the famous covered market, and many local shops selling handicrafts, textiles, jewellery and hand made ceramics. Visit 'Leather Lane' for outstanding hand made leather bargains.

The climate of Crete is a temperate Mediterranean climate and the weather is characterized by long hot, dry summers and mild winters. The Spring can be warm and sunny during the day but still have cooler evenings and is perfect for walking, birdwatching and looking at the wild flowers. All in all Crete is absolutely perfect for your Villa holiday.

Kalives, Crete

The village of Kalives has long been a popular destination for holiday makers seeking a typically Greek seaside resort that has many amenities, but is far removed from brash tourism. Kalives stretches along 4 kilometres of sandy beaches, and the narrow main street is lined with old white washed houses. Two rivers join the sea at Kalives, and there is a traditional fishing boat harbour at the eastern end of the village. There is an abundance of excellent tavernas and cafes lining the seafront, and there are shops of every description including 3 large supermarkets, 2 bookshops, many gift shops, 5 clothes shops, 3 organic fruit and vegetable shops, 2 chemists, 3 bakeries, 3 butchers and a laundry.

The village is also the home of a number of talented artists, and the only traditional barrel maker who is left in the area (a great place to go for a wine tasting visit).

Three kilometres away in Almyrida, there is a scuba diving centre, a water sports centre which rents out kayaks, windsurfers and catamarans, a scuba diving office, and Villas Crete Holidays for tourist information, boat trips, horse riding, walking tours, and guided coach excursions.. A few minutes by car from the villa, there are a huge variety of archaeological sites and traditional villages with wonderful tavernas. There is also an interesting selection of small craft centres and museums, including glass blowing in Kokkino Horio, lace makers in Gavalohori, and silk makers in Kalamitsi.

For those of you looking for even more activity, the historic town of Chania is only 25 minutes away by car.

Cooking classes and wine tasting set at a local winery can be taken by those of you who are interested. Guided walks led by experts in mountaineering and/or flora and fauna can also be arranged. For those of you who prefer to venture out on your own, a copy of the guide book "Crete on the Road" by Frankie Miles comes with every villa. The book contains detailed directions to many well known and hidden sites, opening times and prices for all attractions, taverna recommendations, and the only existing map of the National Highway showing the exits and entrances.

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Frankie Miles (Property Manager Villas Crete Holidays)

  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:04 Aug 2014

Based in Greece

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