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St. George's Retreat Village

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Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Go beyond the tourist eye: A collection of 9 villas owned by a Cretan couple who are looking forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of Crete. More than a holiday – St George's Retreat offers you the opportunity to truly experience all that Crete has to offer. Whether that's learning about the island's history, sampling the food from some of the best tavernas or indulging in the fruits that grow freely in the Retreat, this is a Cretan experience to remember. As you might expect, with villas of this calibre, all are fully equipped to the highest of standards and there are also two shared pools and a large BBQ area containing both a BBQ spit and traditional baking oven – perfect for meeting and making new friends. Situated high up in the village of Kokkino Chorio – spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and Souda Bay await anybody who chooses to stay here.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Almyrida beach 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania airport 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool
General Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Each villa is beautifully decorated in a contemporary style that is synonymous with the surroundings. The amenities include:-

• A fully working kitchen

• Lounge area with satellite television

• Separate bathroom and toilet

• Two bedrooms with either twin, double or bunk beds (depending on villa choice)

• Washing machine, iron and ironing board

• Fresh towels and pool towels

• Outside terrace with table and chairs

The Chania Prefecture region

The Retreat Village is situated just below the famous St. George's Retreat cave, a World War II German bunker.

The villas are located 1,2 km from Kokkino Chorio, a village where "Zorba The Greek" was filmed.

Kokkino Chorio

A short 10 minute walk from the complex is the traditional village of Kokkino Chorio and its old village lanes which has basic amenities in the form of a taverna and grocery store. Additonal shops and a selection of tavernas, kafenion and gyros establishments are located in the nearby village of Plaka.

he beautiful blue flag beach of Almyrida is 4 Km away - approx. 8 min drive, or a scenic 30 min walk! This beach is excellent for those with small children with clean sands, gentle sloping shelves and rock pool areas. For the more energetic there are windsurfing or canoeing lessons. The beach road is an endless stream of delightful tavernas. There are many fine beaches a short car ride away: Kera Beach 4.5km -10 mins. Georgeopolis - 25 mins.

Other nearby beauty spots include Kalives (20 mins), Georgioupolis (40 mins), Lake Kournas (60 mins) the secluded taverna at Ombroglialos beach (20 mins). The beautiful port of Chania is approximately 25 km away and Chania airport is about 30 km, 30 minutes drive. Heraklion airport is 100 minutes drive away.

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13 Sep 2012

5/5

"What an idyllic place!"

Our villa was absolutely lovely, with terraces at the front overlooking Souda bay and at the back looking towards the mountains behind. So much thought has gone into the design of these villas - there are little shady sitting areas, two fabulous pools, a great barbecue area, children's playground and lots of fruit trees, plants and vines. There is absolute quiet, apart from the occasional sheeps bell from the mountains, and the views are to die for. The owners are so friendly and hospitable, and cannot do enough for you. We will definitely holiday here again. Highly recommended for people who like to be away from the crowds, but in a great position for exploring Western Crete.

13 Jun 2011

5/5

"Outstanding hospitality"

We enjoyed our stay in the magnificent country of Crete and were very happy with the accomodation and surroundings but most of all; Stefanos and Roula are the most warm-hearted hosts one can imagine.

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      Stefanos V.


      1042K123K2828601

      • 5 Years listed

      100% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:03 Jun 2015

      Based in Greece

      Languages spoken
      • English

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