Nestled neatly on the coast in the Akrotiri Peninsula on the island of Crete is the small village of Stavros. A Stavros holiday is perfect for those who want to be able to relax in surroundings where there is very little chance of being disturbed by masses of tourists – the village is really a hidden gem on Crete! A Stavros holiday rental villa will provide all of the amenities you would expect in a top hotel with the additional bonus of having some of the most breath-taking sea views to be found on the island.
A Stavros holiday is designed to be as relaxing or as exciting as you want it to be. You can opt to unwind and relax in the comfort of a wonderful Stavros holiday rental villa, recharging your batteries for your return to everyday life. There are plenty of activities to be found in the seaside village if you are feeling energetic such as swimming, fishing, diving, windsurfing, water skiing, cycling, walking, tennis, horse riding and basketball. With the beautiful mountain scenery dominating one side of the bay area of the town, a Stavros holiday is also perfect for those who love painting or photography.
If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Stavros holiday rental villa, then there are some great places to be visited on the island. This includes the historical town of Chania which is approximately 30 minutes south of Stavros. Visitors will find several great attractions in Chania including the Nautical Museum of Crete, which includes exhibits that date back to the Bronze Age. Also worth a visit in Chania is the Venetian harbour with its beautiful spherical lighthouse whose current structure dates back to the 16th century.
If you are considering reserving a fantastic Stavros holiday rental villa then you will be able to enjoy hot summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year tend to be June, July and August when the daytime temperature hovers between 29°C and 31°C. The cooler months of the year are usually December and January when the temperature drops to between 14°C and 20°C during the daytime. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 15 inches.
Travellers on a Stavros holiday will arrive at Chania International Airport (CHQ) which is approximately 20 minutes away from the town. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include easyJet and Thomson Flights. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN).