Crete is a fascinating blend of history, legend, myths and a thriving folklore. The hospitality of its people with their infectious love of life and enjoyment of simple pleasures is unsurpassed.
With the magnificent White Mountains as a backdrop and unspoiled lush green landscape, 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. Wander through the many narrow lanes filled with Venetian, Turkish and Byzantine style buildings. 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.
Indeed, there is so much to explore and experience. 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.
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, jet skiing and water-skiing.
There are many Health & Fitness centres offering a range of beauty treatments and alternative therapies including massage, reflexology, reiki and yoga.Cultural interests include museums, archaeological sites, ancient towns, churches, monasteries, folklore festivals, theatre and cinemas (open air in the summer).
*** Transfer Service from and to Chania Airport is provided upon request. Transfer time is approximately 30-40 minutes.
This 3- bedroom luxury villa enjoys a large private infinity pool with spectacular views of the sea towards Souda Bay and panoramic views of the White Mountains. Wooden floors, rich fabrics and warm colours provide the ideal environment for a selection of family owned antique furniture pieces. The glass enclosed marble bathrooms add a modern refinement. Outside, a traditional BBQ placed under the lemon trees enhances the aromas for a romantic dining experience under the stars, overlooking the private infinity pool and taking in the mountain air.
This luxury 3-bedroom villa is in a quiet setting of mature gardens and a private swimming pool with stunning sea and mountain views. Natural stone and whitewashed wood combined with subtle tones of yellow, white and blue blend perfectly with the island theme of sun, sea and sand. The light and airy interior is cosy and charming. Generous balconies and terraces enjoy far reaching views over the pool to the sea. The soft white candle lights, comfortable couches under whitewashed pergolas and the fragrance of flowering jasmine create an inviting magical ambience.
This luxurious 3-bedroom villa is perfectly poised to embrace the unique panorama of mountain scenery merging into the far reaching sea. The views are quite simply awe inspiring. Contemporary and traditional architecture are combined to feature light wooden floors, expanses of glass, modern steel framed pergolas with wood panelling and natural stone walling. Crisp white and smooth greys teamed with accents of stainless steel complete the sleek stylish finish of the minimalist interior. Huge glass doors open on to the grand swimming pool terrace that appears to float over the sea below and beyond. Relax in heavenly luxury and just drift away.
- Private swimming pool with stunning views
- Outdoor Dining Area ,verandas and balconies
- Wooden patio with sun beds
- Wooden patio with pergola and big sofas overlooking the sea and the garden
- Automatic night lighting
- Remote control entrance gates
- Low noise built- in air conditioning system (heat & cooling)
- Direct phone dial
- Wireless broadband internet access
- Music system (CD/radio) with individual room controls
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Parking space
- Security/Fire alarm
- Safety deposit box
- First aid kit
- Stylist exclusive decoration for each villa/room
- Superior quality Swedish beds from "Dux" (Twin beds can convert to King size)
- Spacious wardrobes
- Allergy proof pillows
- Fine cotton linen
- Big verandas with stunning sea-views
- Private verandas for relax and meditation
- Spacious bathrooms with distinctive style
- Family spa bathroom with mini gym, hammam/steam bath/sauna/shower cabin on each villa Hairdryer
- Bathrobes, slippers, towels, toiletries
- Complementary toiletries: "Korres" Natural Products
- Pool towels
- Fully equipped Kitchen