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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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                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Set about 5 minutes walk from the village centre and the beach, the villa is ideally placed. It is in it's own enclosed space with fresh fruit (lemons, limes and grapes) all growing in the garden! A reasonable sized kitchen and living area for those who wish to stay indoors and not sample Cretan night-life and a gain, only a short walk to various shops for fresh fruit, bread, meat etc. A couple of minor points to note. The area is residential and a lot of people keep dogs - these can be awake very early and if they are up then so are you! The next door neighbour produces his own wine and whatever machinery he has is just outside the bedroom so it can be heard sometimes (although not too early) - the upside is that the wine he produces is very good and he threw in a bout 5lb of grapes when we bought a couple of bottles from him! low water pressure in the shower was a bit of a pain but not massively. The villa itself is a little bit dated however this adds to it's charm - if you want internet and television then book a hotel! The owner (Jim) was very courteous and quick to reply (all contact with him was via email) and the couple that managed the villa on his behalf were very friendly and accommodating. Overall, we had a great time and would definitely consider booking again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Lovely Family Holiday

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Villa indeed was very spacious, lovely front and back sitting areas/bbq. Favorite of ours - bedroom balcony overlooking Souda Bay in the distance. Property very clean, starter pack in fridge much appreciated and all there that you needed. Wifi was a bonus, books and games on the side welcome entertainment for evenings. Walked down to village to eat at Takis Restaurant frequently - steep short-cut leads down to village (just behind garden). Supermarket nearby, bar and other restaurants in village or further down the hill in Almyrida. We would recommend property to small group of friends (4) or small family for a quiet holiday in lovely surrounding. Rental Car a must.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic villa, very peaceful location close to the town and beach. We enjoyed our holiday very ...

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic villa, very peaceful location close to the town and beach. We enjoyed our holiday very much. We had excellent communication with Agni Travel which was very reassuring. Thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2016