Kambia is a wonderfully peaceful little hamlet in the hills of the Chania region of Crete. Just a few minutes from the coast, a holiday rental villa in Kambia is an ideal place to truly relax and immerse yourself in Cretan culture, as well as enjoy the tourist facilities, top class restaurants and endless water sports possibilities of the coast.
The child friendly beaches of the coast are a huge asset for those staying in a self catering Kambia villa. A holiday rental in Kambia is just 5 minutes from the glorious sand beaches of Almirida and Kalives, where you can learn to windsurf as well as spend many long hours lazing in the sun. Beach life is an absolute joy from a self catering Kambia villa, with plenty of places to sit and sunbathe. The larger seaside resorts offer a great range of activities, with scuba diving, sailing, fishing and water skiing excursions in good supply, as well as boat trips to the Island of Santorini.
There are a great range of things to see from Kambia accommodation. The Gorges of St Nikolas and Diktamo are easily reached, and there are a vast range of marked trails leading into the island’s interior, accessible on foot, by bicycle or from the saddle. There are no shortage of places to visit either, from the ancient villages that adorn the countryside like Apterra to the amazing array of caves, grottos and inlets along the coast.
There are simply too many places worth exploration from a Kambia villa to mention in a single travel guide to Kambia, Crete. The beautiful Venetian architecture of Chania and the great shopping centres are just a few miles from a holiday rental property in Kambia, and there are an endless variety of pavement cafes, restaurants and tavernas, which make spending the evening out an absolute delight. The stunning Samaria Gorge is also well within reach.
The village of Plaka, which lies just 3km from a villa in Kambia, will become very familiar during your stay. Plaka is where you will find all local amenities, with three excellent little tavernas, a village shop and fresh bakery.
Chania International Airport (CHQ) is just 14km from a holiday rental villa in Kambia, Crete. First Choice Airways and ThomsonFly all provide direct flights to Kambia from British airports including Manchester (MAN), London and Birmingham (BHX).