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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Kalo Chorio, Crete your home away from home

The small village of Kalo Chorio, also spelt Kalo Horio, is adjoining the coastal village of Istron and just a little further inland. However it is still within easy walking distance of the local beaches. “Kalo Chorio” means “good village” and is on the north coast of Crete, 10km from the harbour town of Agios Nikolaos in the Lasithi region. Surrounded by citrus and olive groves, pine-covered mountains and small gardens of local produce, it is a picturesque working Cretan village. It warmly welcomes the few tourists who come to stay in holiday rentals in Kalo Chorio.

Things to Do in Kalo Chorio, Crete

A stroll around the small town will reveal its magnificent church, school and play area for children. There are several golden sand or sand-and-shingle beaches along the coastline including lovely Istron Bay, Agios Panteleimon, Karavostasi & Voulisma, all well-organized beaches. They offer sunbeds and shady umbrellas as well as watersports opportunities. There are several excellent restaurants in Kalo Chorio and neighbouring Istron. Try the Pelagros Fish Taverna for excellent fresh fish dishes or the Panorama Restaurant which has superb views across the Bay of Mirabello.

Places to Visit Around Kalo Chorio, Crete

Explore the livelier coastal town of Istron which has plenty of local shops, sports bars and evening entertainment. Further afield is the vibrant harbour town of Agrio Nikolaus, named after the 7th century Church. It has well-preserved frescoes dating back to the 9th century and is in a location which has stunning views across the town and bay. The fishing harbour is ideal for taking a boat trip around the bay and at night the town has excellent bars and restaurants. There are local bus services to a number of other towns including Heraklion with its archaeological museum, the charming towns of Ierapetra and Sitia and the Minoan settlements of Malia and Knossos.

Weather in Kalo Chorio, Crete

Holiday rental homes in Kalo Chorio enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate and ample sunshine during the hot, dry summer months with August temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F). The island is refreshed by the seasonal breezes in July and August. Rainfall during the summer is minimal with some showers from November to March. The mild winter temperatures drop to an average 14°C (57°F) in the day, making it a pleasant year-round destination.

Travel to Kalo Chorio, Crete

The nearest international airport serving Kalo Chorio holiday rentals is Heraklion (HER) Airport in north central Crete, about 77km away. Cheap flights from Thomsonfly are regularly available from Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Glasgow, London (Gatwick and Luton) Manchester and Newcastle. Jet2 flies from Leeds/Bradford and Budgetair has flights from Cork, Dublin and Shannon to Heraklion (Iraklion). Flights can also be taken to Athens (ATH) International Airport and there are regular ferries from Pireas to Rethymno and Heraklion.

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                                                                                                      Fantastic time,perfect house

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                                                                                                      We were delighted to stay in this very authentic Greek house, extremely comfortable,especially the beds. The view was just amazing,every morning I just loved to sit out with my coffee and marvel at the view. The house was very well stocked , e.g lots of towels , kitchen equipment, a good coffee maker!. We will be returning. I don't think anyone would be disappointed.
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                                                                                                      A superb holiday house.

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                                                                                                      Our flight was delayed, and we did not arrive until after 11.00pm, but Nikos was still there to greet us. He is a delightful man, and his attention far exceeded the traditional Cretan welcome. He could not have been more hospitable, friendly and helpful, and we thank him very much. He says, modestly, that his English is not very good; his English is very good ! This house is beautiful. It is a very thoughtful and tasteful conversion of his parents' village home, and sits high above the road, with spectacular views - from the large terrace - of the Gulf of Mirabello, and the coastal village of Mourtos down below. Eat freshly caught fish there, at one of the tavernas right on the water's edge. The mountains rise behind the village, and the sunsets are spectacular. There is everything in this house that you could possibly need - it is superbly equipped, and tastefully furnished and decorated. Nikos's welcome basket contained a spectacular collection of his own produce, including wine, olive oil, raki, sundried tomatoes, olive paste, etc, and a selection of biscuits from his wife's patisserie in Sitea. The fridge had boxes of fresh fruit, tomatoes and courgettes, and we could not have enjoyed them all more than we did...fresh grapes and figs for breakfast, looking out over that wonderful view - what could be better ! There is a lovely village taverna just a minute's walk from the house, and others (which we did not try) in neighbouring villages. There are gorges to walk, beaches to find, monasteries and Minoan sites to visit. You will never run out of 'things to do' if you stay here. We cannot recommend Agrilos Sea View House highly enough - book it for next year; you will not be disappointed. Nikos's friend Pantelis, in Athens, will make your arrangements until you arrive, when Nikos will take over.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017