HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Kalives also enquired about villas in Almirida, villas in Rethymnon and villas in Chania

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.

Favorite
    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
    Very Good! 4.1/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    8
    Favorite
      Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (16 reviews)
      avg/night
      16
      Favorite
        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
        avg/night
        0
        Favorite
          avg/night
          0
          Favorite
            avg/night
            1
            Favorite
              avg/night
              0
              Favorite
                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                1
                Favorite
                  avg/night
                  0
                  Favorite
                    avg/night
                    1
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                      avg/night
                      0
                      Favorite
                        avg/night
                        0
                        Favorite
                          avg/night
                          3
                          Favorite
                            avg/night
                            0
                            Favorite
                              avg/night
                              0
                              Favorite
                                avg/night
                                0
                                Favorite
                                  avg/night
                                  0
                                  Favorite
                                    avg/night
                                    0
                                    Favorite
                                      avg/night
                                      0
                                      Favorite
                                        avg/night
                                        0
                                        Favorite
                                          avg/night
                                          0
                                          Favorite
                                            avg/night
                                            1
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                              avg/night
                                              0
                                              Favorite
                                                avg/night
                                                0
                                                Favorite
                                                  avg/night
                                                  0
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 330 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (19 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    19
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 96 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (18 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      18
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 125 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                        (6 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        6
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (17 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          17
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (9 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            9
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (54 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              54
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (6 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                6
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  3
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (6 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    6
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      5
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        11
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          9
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            4
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (10 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              10
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (14 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                14
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  12
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (22 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    22
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (13 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      13
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (7 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          7
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                                (8 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                8
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (10 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (9 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      9

                                                                                                      Kalyves Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fabulous

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was perfect and the roof terrace was stunning with views across the bay. Alymirda was a lovely village which had everything you would need , restaurants , cafes, supermarket and a bakery. Taxis and the bus stop just further up the road. Panos was more than helpful, left a good welcome pack for our arrival and kept in touch with us during our two week stay to make sure we had everything we needed. Nothing was too much of a problem for him, even when the front door to the apartment slammed closed while on the roof terrace and we were locked out. Within 15 minutes we had access. What a fantastic host !!! Thank you Panos and thank your father.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful stone villa with fantastic views of sea and mountains.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic villa in the hills above the beach. If you like sitting watching the sun set over the mountains then this place is perfect - just like the photos. Owner and agent were friendly and helpful. Only niggle was construction work down the hill about half a mile away - I suspect though that we were unlucky to coincide with early drilling and the wind from the north - I doubt this would be a problem next week. We had an excellent holiday. Thanks.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017