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Robin's Nest Afrata Village, Luxury Apartments

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Robin's Nest.

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Robin's Nest is set high on the Rodopos peninsular in the small village of Afrata. The property is surrounded on all sides by olive groves, its elevated position takes advantage of the views of the Aegean to the east and the white mountains to the south. The village enjoys its own mini market and three tavernas one being the Kali Kadia where traditional food is offered fresh daily and is cooked to a very high standard.

Robin's Nest has five large apartments all with sea views, and Boutique Style double rooms some with single beds and some with doubles. All linen is white Egyptian cotton and they are serviced daily. All rooms are ideal for self catering and come well equipped, breakfast and snacks are available on request. The apartments all have generous balconies.

A large tiled swimming pool sits to the front of the property adjacent to the bar area.

Robin's Nest is ideal for singles and couples who want a quiet peaceful get away and is perfect for families, walkers, artists and twitchers.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Afrata 1 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: chania 30 km, Nearest railway: N/A
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property, Sea view
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Chania Prefecture region

Crete enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate as it sits halfway between the Greek mainland and Africa. The south and west coast tend to be hotter than the north and west. The largest of the Greek islands it is both rugged yet very beautiful with high mountains and green valleys. The Island offers great beaches and wonderful gorges with some fantastic walks.


The Rodopos peninsular is very central to western Crete with Chania 30mins, Kastelli 20mins, the fabulous beaches of Elefanisi, Gramvousa and Falasana are all within easy reach. There are wonderful walks without having to stray far from the peninsular. The flora and fauna is amazing and abounds with wild herbs and greens. Birds from raptors, egrets, hoopoes to tiny finches and songbirds abound. In Platanias there is plenty of clubs, bars and tavernas and Kolimbari has some excellent restaurants. The light in the area is amazing and many artists have made reference to this.

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17 Nov 2014


"Beautiful location, great potential...poor hospitality"

Perhaps our hosts were "burnt out", at the end of a tiring tourist season, but whatever the reason, we did not feel welcome. The property is in a magical location, which we enjoyed very much… More

It is regrettable these clients felt unwelcome during their stay at Robin's Nest. On receiving these elderly clients, who were obviously exhausted after a strenuous journey from Canada, we made sure they were settled in and offered any further requirements.
Prior to their arrival the apartment was fully serviced, the floors steam mopped, inclusive of wet room and kitchen. All surfaces, door handles,shower head, taps and light switches cleaned with sterile wipes, the toilet cleaned and bleached. N.B. a packet of wipes are left in all apartments. The towels and bed linen had been freshly laundered and steam pressed, the bed made and turned down. "Place was not as clean as would be appropriate," this phrase begs the question, what is appropriately clean when my wife is meticulous in hygiene and cleanliness.
Each apartment is equipped with an electric kettle, cooker hob and a traditional Greek coffee pot which goes beyond standard expectations in Greece.
Toilet tissue is checked and replaced on each service, unfortunately this couple used the tissue before the next service however we were happy to give another roll when asked.
Our WIFI system has a powerful amplifier which is used some seventy meters away by neighbours we can only suggest their computer processor was inferior and not up to the job.
It was difficult to interact with this couple as, during their stay, they left early each day and did not return until late, spending little time on the premises other than to sleep.
If a client has a specific problem or dissatisfaction in any form we cannot improve our service if this is not bought to our attention and it is regrettable these clients chose to air theirs on the internet.
On checking out they assured us they had a good time and made no complaints.
This is our first dissatisfied client so we will chalk this one down to experience!!

19 Oct 2014


"Wonderful place to holiday"

In a lovely place beside Afrata - peaceful, scenic, and quality accommodation in a rural setting. Rooms were pristine clean and serviced daily. It was a pleasure to feel so welcomed by Robin & Susan … More

1 Aug 2014


"What a Great Place to Stay!"

We are so happy that we stumbled upon Robin's Nest. The owners are fantastic hosts! Try Susan's Greek salad. It was the best we had on the island. Our room was clean and spacious with a grea… More

21 Jun 2014


"We can endorse this...and more"

This is a gem of a place in probably the most picturesque part of Crete. The hosts are both so helpful and so discreet, it was like being in a self contained little property. Last year was our second … More

15 Jan 2014


"Perfect place to unwind"

We had 10 lovely days at Robins nest in June last year and will definitely go back in the near future. We planned to do lots but loved the tranquility so much spent much of the time relaxing and read… More

5 Dec 2013


"Would definitely stay here again"

Set in the beautiful village of Afrata in Western Crete, we stayed here in August. The rooms are lovely and exceptionally clean. Our balcony overlooked the pool which was wonderfully clean and not too… More

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Calendar last updated:19 Jan 2015

Based in Greece

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