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Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Akrotiri, Greece Your Home Away from Home

The peninsula of Akrotiri is an almost round municipality that can be found in the northern part of the island of Crete, neighbouring the Chania Prefecture. An Akrotiri holiday is the perfect option for those who want a relaxing holiday in the sun with a few outdoor activities to indulge in when the mood takes them. An Akrotiri holiday rental villa has all of the home comforts you would expect as well as offering breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and towards mainland Greece. An Akrotiri holiday is guaranteed to leave you feeling totally relaxed, refreshed and ready to face life again!

Things to Do on Holiday in Akrotiri, Greece

An Akrotiri holiday places an emphasis on watersports and outdoor activities, unless you just want to sit in the sun on one of its amazing, clean beaches. Among the activities available in the area for visitors to enjoy are swimming, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, golf, tennis, cycling, walking and horse riding. The rocky coves, wildlife and several ancient monasteries in the area also mean that visitors who love bird watching, photography and painting will benefit from taking an Akrotiri holiday.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Akrotiri, Greece

If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious and comfortable Akrotiri holiday rental villa, then there are some great places to be visited in other areas of the island. The historical town of Chania is only 20 minutes away from the area of Akrotiri and has some wonderful sights and attractions. This includes 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 wonderful spherical lighthouse, of which the current structure dates back to the 16th century.

Weather in Akrotiri, Greece

For those who can't wait to book a wonderful Akrotiri holiday rental villa, they will be pleased to heat that they can expect to experience very 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 a comfortable 16°C during the day. The area has quite a high level of rain and experiences an annual rainfall amount of 39 inches, with the wettest month being October.

Travel to Akrotiri, Greece Travellers on an Akrotiri holiday will most likely land at Chania International Airport (CHQ) which is only 10 minutes away from the area. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include easyJet and Thomson Flights. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports such as London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN).

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                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We recently had a 2 month stay in this apartment. Kathy and Chris could not have been more friendly or helpful what wonderful hosts. We found the apartment very clean and comfortable, especiallly the sofa and the bed and the kitchen was a bonus as we like to self cater as well as eat out. The position of the apartment afforded wonderful views of the mountains and the valley and beautiful sunrises. It was very convenient for shops, tavernas and beaches. The local taverna next to the pharmacy in Agio Pantes served excellent fresh food just 5 minute drive. Would recommend the apartment for a short or long stay holiday.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Well appointed modern villa

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Positives - Nicely secluded villa and not overlooked & the views were amazing. Various seating areas and patios to take advantage of sun/shade throughout the day. Lovely big infinity pool with great views & comfy bed to sleep at night. Not to far from Kalyves far shopping, eating and bars etc. We would definitely would recommend this villa to somebody who doesn't do crowds and wants total peace and seclusion. The only 2 negatives we encountered was firstly the long track leading to the villa needed strimming as the heavy thistles etc were the scratching the hire car every time we used the track. The other negative was that there were several days during our stay when there was an unbearable stench which we can only assume was the villa's cesspit which meant we could not use the patio outside the master bedroom and had to keep the bedroom's doors and windows closed. Another small niggle we had was the ants but this could be easily rectified by the owner leaving plastic storage boxes for food so the ants can't get in.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017