Adeliano Kampos is a flatland area on the north coast of Crete, midway between Heraklion and Chania airports. Nearby Adele is the small village in the centre of this coastal area which is blessed with a long stretch of golden sand beaches and clear blue waters. Those staying at holidays rentals in Adelianos Kampos or the village of Adele will find this area is ideal for a vacation with a good range of local shops and services, beach activities and cultural places to visit nearby.
The beach near Adelianos Kampos holiday homes has crystal clear aquamarine waters with plenty or water sports such as windsurfing, snorkeling, jetskiing and even scuba diving. There is always plenty of space on this lovely beach without it feeling overcrowded. A local festival takes place each year at the end of July in honour of Agios Panteleimon. A tour of the local villages is an enjoyable trip by car or local bus, especially the traditional Cretan village of Maroulas just 4km inland.
One of the most popular places to visit near Adelianos Kampos holiday rentals is the Monastery of Arkadi. The museum within the Arkadi Monastery has many artifacts from the massacre which took place there in 1866. There are also some religious exhibits including beautiful icons, paintings and a wood-carved screen. Those who have access to a car can drive to many of the nearby attractions such as picturesque Rethymnon, the Rouvas Gorge, the mountain village of Zaros, the Monastery of Arkadi and the Minoan settlements of Phaistos and Knossos. Heraklion, with its archaeological museum, is also worth a day out.
Holiday rental homes in Adelianos Kampos enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F) and the island is refreshed by seasonal breezes in July and August. It can be humid at times. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with more showers from November to March. In winter the lowest daytime temperatures average 14°C (57°F) making it a pleasant year-round destination.
The nearest international airports serving Adelianos Kampos holiday rentals are the Ioannis Daskalogiannis (CHQ) Airport in Chania and the Heraklion (HER) Airport in north central Crete. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available from Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London (Gatwick and Luton) Manchester and Newcastle. Jet2 flies from Leeds/Bradford and Budgetair has flights from Cork, Dublin and Shannon to Heraklion (Iraklion). Flights can also be taken to Athens (ATH) International Airport and there are regular ferries from Pireas to Rethymno and Heraklion.