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Villa Elaia - Almyrida
Spend your Holidays just 300m from the Beach
Just 300m from the beach Villa Elaia is ready & waiting to offer you the perfect home from home experience for your holiday. It is the ideal choice for people who would like to have everything close by, yet it is situated in a tranquil location. The villa is just three minutes on foot from the Blue Flag awarded beaches, fantastic tavernas, shops and supermarkets in the picturesque seaside village of Almyrida. A car is absolutely not needed for a relaxing stay and your meal-time glass of wine can enjoyed without the worries of driving.
The detached two story villa comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms a fully fitted kitchen and a living room. To the outside you will find your own swimming pool, a chill-out area and a very cosy BBQ area with charcoal grill.
Internet is available in all rooms via Wi-Fi.
When entering the villa on the ground floor, you will find the bright open living room with the kitchen adjacent. The living room is furnished by two comfortable sofas, a cocktail table, a smart-tv and a Bose soundbox. Additionally, a variety of books, a few board games and the book of instructions are waiting for you.
The kitchen is fully equipped with ceramic hob stove including oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, huge refrigerator and dish washer. All kitchen appliances needed for the preparation of a delicious meal are in place. Needless to say that a set of basic spices (sugar, salt, pepper, oregano, …) is available. Sufficient crockery, cutlery, pots and pans can be found in the kitchen cabinets. A dining table with four / six chairs completes the kitchen interior.
The typical Mediterranean warm wooden style of the living room and the kitchen gives off a charming ambience. An air-conditioning unit either cools or heats the area as required.
The ground floor is completed by a modern beige coloured tiled bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. There is an opaque window in the bath room.
A staircase leads to the first floor. The first bedroom has a king-size bed, a large wardrobe, two bedside cabinets & a small desk and chair. All beds have hangers for a mosquito net. It has a west facing window and a double glass door which leads to the south facing roofed balcony with a fantastic view across the olive groves and the famous White Mountains in the distance. The second bedroom has two single beds, a wardrobe, a bedside cabinet, a small desk with chair & has an east facing window and the double glass door leads also to the balcony. Both bedrooms are equipped with air-conditioning units for cooling or heating and the mounting material for mosquito nets. A baby cot is available for the youngest offspring. An extra bed can be placed in the bedroom with the two beds.
The bathroom on this level has a bath tub with integrated shower, a sink and a toilet. Here also the washing machine and the ironing board is located. The bathroom is beige coloured tiled and has an opaque window.
The famous Cretan sun invite you to spend as much time as possible outside of the villa. On the premises you find all amenities needed for your leisure. The 20 sqm circular swimming pool invites you to cool off & the kids for their water games. Sunbeds, parasols and side tables are waiting for you to relax, linger around and soak up the sun. Different seating combinations either in the sun or in the shade are possible according to your requirements.
For your time at the beach you will find a collection of useful items for you and your kids in a box on the porch.
The covered BBQ area with its brick-built charcoal grill is located directly next to the villa. It can be accessed easily from inside through the living room double glass door. So the kitchen is within easy reach when preparing your dinner at this place. Two rustic wooden benches and a heavy wooden table provide ample space for the whole family. You will also find an outdoor sink for your convenience.
Almyrida is a quaint seaside resort in the Apokoronas area. It is a peaceful and tranquil place with two sandy beaches and a pebble beach. The sandy beaches are organised offering umbrellas, sun beds and a shower. The beach and the sea are very clean. The sea is very shallow there so that smaller kids also can have a lot of fun in the water. A dive centre and a rental service for surf boards, kayaks, stand up paddling, catamarans and pedal boats are ready to boost your ocean experience.
On the beach road you will find more than 15 different tavernas and restaurants offering traditional dishes as well as international cuisine. From fine dining to take away – there is something for everyone. Most of the restaurants are located directly next to the sea and you can listen to the endless sound of the waves while dining.
Beside the restaurants you will find a good variety of shops, cafes, bakery, pharmacy and minimarkets offering everything you need for a perfect vacation. ATMs are available for your convenience.
If you would like to explore the island by car the local car rental services have cars, scooters and motorcycles for your use.
The nearest airport is Chania Airport at a distance of 30 km & takes 35 mins by car to the accommodation. Heraklion Airport is 130 km from Almyrida.
We are happy to organise, at your expense, a taxi transfer for you, from the airport to the villa. From Chania Airport it is approximately 45 to 70 EUR, from Heraklion Airport it is approximately 140 to 180 EUR. The price depends on the number of guests and luggage (car versus minivan). A party with four people including luggage can expect the above mentioned lower price.
What our Guests say
Alexandra und Martin Krieg
All testimonials which are not originally in English language were translated by Google Translator.
Minimum Stay: 7 Nights
Maximum Occupancy: 6 People (Children younger than 3 years will not be charged)
With an occupancy of four people:
|Season||Price / Night||Price / Week|
|01.04. - 31.05.||175 EUR||1,225 EUR|
|01.06. - 30.06.||200 EUR||1,400 EUR|
|01.07.- 31.08.||230 EUR||1,610 EUR|
|01.09. - 30.09.||200 EUR||1,400 EUR|
|01.10. - 31-10.||175 EUR||1,225 EUR|
All other months 95 EUR / night plus energy costs.
Additional guest: 20% surcharge
Deposit: 300 EUR
Payment Options: Bank Transfer, Credit Card and PayPal.
Towel change and linen change every 7 days.
The above prices include all fees, taxes, levies, service and cleaning costs.
Smoking is prohibited throughout the house – pets are not allowed.
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