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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Douliana, Greece your home away from home

The Greek island of Crete is a popular destination for tourists and Douliana is one of many wonderful villages for visitors to stay at. Douliana is located on the northwest part of Crete and offers easy access to many interesting activities and sights. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Douliana, Greece

Douliana offers many wonderful views as it is located on top of a hill overlooking Souda Bay. The backdrop of the White Mountains provides a good setting for hikers and cyclists to explore the village and surrounding areas. Approximately five kilometres away are beaches at Kalives and Almerida, which are pleasant spots for sunbathing. Numerous waterports can be tried along the coast here such as swimming, windsurfing, waterskiing and paragliding. Holidaymakers can also taking sailing excursions around the island or enjoy a fishing trip. The island’s only 18-hole golf course is located at Hersonissos. There are a few places to dine in and around Douliana including restaurants and taverns serving mainly Cretan fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from a mini market in the village square. There are other small shops in the area from which to buy gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to Douliana, Greece

There are several interesting places to visit on the island including museums and galleries such as the Nautical Museum at Chania and the Historical Museum and Archive at Heraklion. Numerous historic buildings are located here too including Byzantine churches and chapels, some of which are over a thousand years old. Visitors will also be able to see many monasteries too including the ruined monastery of Katholiko, which is the oldest on the island and possible dates back to the 11th century. Crete has some wonderful natural features such as The Cave of Psychro and The Samaria Gorge. Lake Kournas is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains and is the only lake on Crete.

Weather in Douliana, Greece

The warmest time of the year to visit Douliana is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 29 degrees centigrade. During these months holidaymakers can expect to see an average of 12 to 13 hours of sunshine per day. Whilst January is the month with most prolonged periods of rain at an average of 14 days, May is actually the wettest with an average of 115mm.

Travel to Douliana, Greece

Chania International Airport (CHQ)) is approximately a 45 minute drive from Douliana and has flights to and from Athens (ATH) as well as other European cities such as Berlin-Tegel (TXL) and Moscow-Vnukovo (VKO). There are seasonal flights to and from Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), London-Gatwick (LGW) and Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) amongst other cities too. Europcar, Hertz and Kappa are the three car rental firms are located at the airport. Taxis are available just outside the passenger terminal.

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                                                                                                      Douliana Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Beautiful villa, fantastic views, amazing pool, exactly as described.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Just got back from two great weeks staying at this villa with two of our adult children. We had great communication with the owners before we travelled, good instructions were given to find & access the villa which we found to be exactly as described & spotlessly clean. There was a lovely 'Welcome basket' & some 'essentials' ready for us. We found the villa very comfortable & well equipped with everything we needed. You could spend hours just looking at the views & night after night the sunset views were stunning - we particularly enjoyed watching the sunset whilst swimming in the FANTASTIC POOL! There were plenty of lovely seating areas & sunbeds to relax on and to eat outside & we loved watching the August Meteor Shower from the sunbeds and having a dip in the pool to cool off before bed. However the aircon in all the bedrooms made sleeping very comfortable. The villa is tucked away up a mountain but with a car we found the area easy to explore visiting Chania, Georgiouploli, Lake Kournas, Agia Marina (where we hired a boat), Rethimno as well as countless beautiful beaches. A highlight was snorkelling at Koutalas Beach! We found eating out very good especially in Kalyves & Almyrida at the beach restaurants. We were made to feel very welcome to this villa & the local managers were helpful - we would definitely recommend staying here!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful property definitely 5 star plus.

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                                                                                                      We had a fantastic holiday at Evelina's house, from the moment we arrived Evelina and her family were there to greet us, Evelina then took us round the house to familiarise us with all the amenities and rooms, before she left she advised when the housekeeper would be in and also asked if we would like her to arrange for a traditional Cretan meal to be cooked by a family member and brought into the house on a day of our choice, we said we would love to take her up on the offer and said we would email her with a day to suit. The house was decorated to the highest standard and the views from the rooftop terrace were breathtaking. Evelina supplied water, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, toilet rolls,soap powder and conditioner for washing, something that we have always had to buy ourselves when arriving at previous holiday rentals. We had the most amazing chilled holiday at Evelina's house and was made to feel welcome and part of Evilana's family during our stay, we were sad to leave, but will definitely be returning not only for our holiday, but to see Evelina and her family again. Thank you Evelina to you and your family for making us feel welcome in your beautiful home in Chania. Look forward to seeing you again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017