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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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      Villa #8052354
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        Villa #68495
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          Multiple rentals Cottage #1004785
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            Villa #99458
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              Cottage #6477663
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                  Apartment #428438
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      Multiple rentals Cottage #1004785
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                        Villa #6937758
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                          Apartment #1760199
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                            Villa #8069290
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                              House #8127944
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                                Villa #1709108
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                                  Villa #1663374
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        Apartment #6263203
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          Villa #447378
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                                            Multiple rentals House #624637
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              Villa #6666009
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                                                Villa #6877110
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                                                        Apartment #450883
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                                                            Villa #530226
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                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Apartment #6560359
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                                                                Bungalow #6576732
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                                                                  Villa #6833378
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                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                    House #1680559
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                                                                        Villa #8024420
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                                                                          Apartment #850060
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                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                            Villa #1342136
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                                                                              Villa #3931881
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  House #6355998
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                                                                                    House #4251010
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                                                                                      Villa #6811026
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                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                        Apartment #24923
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                                                                                          Villa #66063
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                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                            Villa #410449
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                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                              Villa #1658504
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                                                                                                Villa #8050446
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                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                                  Apartment #8052395
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                                                                                                    Villa #6661955
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                                                                                                      Multiple rentals House #624637
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Spectacular Views with Spacious Accommodation

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Villa Elia is the perfect place for a relaxing “getaway” with spectacular views and tasteful modern spacious accommodation. David and Lindi, the owners, met us on arrival and showed us around our accommodation. They were both a font of local knowledge having lived in Crete for many years. We booked for a week at the end of September and hired a car so we could explore the surrounding Cretan towns and villages. Crete is quite hilly so unless you are a mountain goat or like walking uphills we would recommend hiring a car. The car hire rates are very reasonable, especially late in the season and give you the opportunity to explore the scenic coast and mountains locally. Cretans are famous for their welcoming smiles and warm hospitality and there are many local tavernas within walking distance. Milatos is a local fishing port nearby with numerous excellent tavernas overlooking the sea specialising in freshly caught seafood and local Cretan dishes. Although there were only two of us Villa Elia can comfortably accommodate at least 6 in the three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom was particularly impressive with modern en-suite bathroom and sliding windows leading onto a terrace giving a fabulous panorama. The other two bedrooms (one double and the other with twin beds) were on a lower floor and also had equally impressive and lovely sea views. These two bedrooms shared a spacious bathroom with a ‘wet room’ shower. The separate large utility room had a washer and dryer. The living room/dining area/kitchen was a large family open plan area with modern “L” shaped settee, six seater dining table and well equipped European kitchen. The combination of the vaulted ceiling and large sliding double glazed doors leading onto the front terrace gave a feeling of bringing the panorama into your room when fully opened. From the living room you can walk onto the side terrace with the swimming pool, Cretan pots, umberellas and recliners for those sun worshippers that would rather be lounge lizards with a good book and cool drink to pass the time away! We spent most of our time exploring the local countryside during the day, enjoying a sundowner on the terrace as the sunset followed by a meal in the friendly local Milatos tavernas. Overall an excellent location and family friendly accommodation that we would fully recommend to future guests. Thanks especially to David and Lindi for their warm welcome, local advice on the sites. Peter & Liz
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      Very nice holiday home with a large and clean pool

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Our stay in this holiday villa was really great and we enjoyed it very much. The house is located close to nice restaurants and different shops in Makrigialos. We also loved to have our breakfast at the house terrace each morning and our kids enjoyed the nice and clean pool. Rosemary provided us with all needed and helpful information about the house and the infrastructure. It was very convenient to have a private parking lot nearby. Everything went very well and we were completely satisfied.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Very Nice House

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Stunning view over the ocean, very quiet location. The house is accessible via a private drive way off the main road. Apart from the microwave, everything you could need (including a freezer) was available. Internet access could be better. We had to go outside to have a good internet connection. We arrived very late/early (2am) and received the keys without a problem. People were very friendly and got us breakfast for the first morning. Irina responds quickly to email requests.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016