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Make a holiday home, apartment, or villa in Kalives, Crete your home away from home

The village of Kalives on the Greek island of Crete successfully combines traditional Grecian village with popular tourist destination, resulting in a beautiful place to visit. Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and Kalives is located on its northern shore, to the west of the capital, Heraklion.

Things to do on holiday in Kalives, Crete

Self catering accommodation in Kalives, Crete is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Many of the apartments and villas here have shared or private swimming pools perfect for sitting around sunbathing, and of course for taking a dip every now and then to cool off from the Cretan sun! The village of Kalives also has a lovely beach for those holidaymakers who prefer to feel the sand beneath their feet. Although a popular tourist destination, Kalives has retained its traditional village feel so you’ll find local suppliers here selling bread and fresh produce, perfect for stocking up the kitchen of your self catering accommodation! Of course there are also restaurants, tavernas and bars here too for when you want to eat out.

Places to visit on holiday in Kalives, Crete

Kalives village is a charming place to visit and its whitewashed buildings are very picturesque. The large church in the centre is the main feature of the village. Just a short distance away is the port town of Chania where you can see the influence of many of the towns past inhabitants – Venetians, Ottomans, Byzantines and more, and the museums are a popular way to find out more about the town’s history. Chania is also a very lively town with a vibrant night life so may be a good place to visit when you want to have an evening out from your self catering accommodation in Kalives!

Of course Crete is full of many other interesting places to visit too, including ancient archaeological finds in Knossos, and scenic landscapes such as the Samaria Gorge.

The weather in Kalives, Crete

Kalives and the rest of Crete enjoys a mainly Mediterranean climate. Self catering accommodation in Kalives is most popular during the summer when average high temperatures reach the high 20’s C (low 80’s F) and rainfall is almost nonexistent. Autumn and spring are also popular times when the temperatures remain warm and if you’re mainly interested in sightseeing, winters are sometimes a great time to visit.

Flights to Kalives, Crete

The closest airport to your self catering accommodation in Kalives is in the nearby town of Chania. Chania International Airport is relatively small but especially during the summer you can usually find a whole host of charter airlines offering flights to here. For more choice throughout the year Heraklion airport could be considered too. Again a good number of charter airlines fly here, and even budget airline easyJet offers flights to this Cretan city.

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                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                    • 2 BR
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                                    Multiple rentals House #1962531
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                      • 2 BR
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                                      Villa #8043092
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                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        • 1 BR
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                                        Apartment #3860093
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                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 3 BA
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                                          Villa #6376161
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                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Villa #1932489
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                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Villa #8049620
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                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 9
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
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                                                  Villa #8031561
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                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Villa #6506564
                                                    5
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                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Villa #61639
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                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Apartment #3886044
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                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #8038218
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                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                            Villa #4192555
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                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                              Villa #89172
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                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                Villa #99192
                                                                8
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #448494
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                                                                    4
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #3886046
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Apartment #781046vb
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                                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #3901909
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                            Villa #54461
                                                                            5
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Villa #813833
                                                                              12
                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                Villa #1850152
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                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
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                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  Villa #1152642
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                    Bungalow #6556640
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                      Villa #3839131
                                                                                      8
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                                        House #3843477
                                                                                        12
                                                                                          Very Good! 4.1/5
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Studio #377325
                                                                                          12
                                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                            (23 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                                                            Villa #3613718
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                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Villa #1931920
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Villa #8023687
                                                                                                20
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  Villa #99150
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    Villa #99183
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                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    A perfect spot to holiday

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    This villa is exactly as pictured but this does not convey the ambience and the peace and quiet. The property was in excellent order when we arrived and the managers popped round to check all was well. We also met the owner which was a bonus. This villa offers a great range of kitchen equipment for self catering and is the only villa we have stayed in that had a range of very sharp knives. The private pool and terrace was a real bonus and was spotless. The information on their website and in the villa was really helpful. The beach at Almirida with its bars and and restaurants is very near and easily accessible. Don't miss the Pear tree which provides excellent fresh food. The instructions for travel and finding the villa were spot on. Our thanks to all for a lovely holiday!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                    A perfect piece of heaven!

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    This property is absolutely breathtaking and the host couldn't be more welcoming! We had the most enjoyable stay in November 2016. Everything is immaculate, it felt like we were the first people to ever stay there. It has everything you could possibly need for your stay and the host left us some much appreciated goodies including traditional baked goods, water, beer, fruit and muesli! The view and outside space was our favourite part, the upstairs terrace is huge - we didn't use it much as we spent most of our time on the downstairs terrace by the pool. The property has clear views to the sea and feels completely private. The village itself is small and quiet but very friendly and nice for an afternoon walk. You will need a car If you want to explore further. We highly recommend this property and look forward to returning!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                    Absolutely perfect!

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We ve had a perfect stay in this beautiful house. Large bedrooms, well equiped kitchen and the huge living room and nice terrace have a wonderful view to the white mountains. The pool is large and well maintained and behind (one terrace below) is even a nice garden where our kids loved to play. We were with 3 young children (5,4 and2) and it was very easy to close the stairs to the swimming pool with a chair, so our youngsters could not enter the pool unguided. That felt very safe. Mrs Frosso came by every day to maintain the house. She is really Nice, speaks English and knows a lot of the environment. The house is situated in a litlle village with a bakery, a few little supermarkets and Some Nice restaurants. It is a little but charming and friendly village. Nearby in Almyrida is a Nice beach (safe for little Children). I really can recommend this beautiful house!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016