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

Kambia is a wonderfully peaceful little hamlet in the hills of the Chania region of Crete. Just a few minutes from the coast, a holiday rental villa in Kambia is an ideal place to truly relax and immerse yourself in Cretan culture, as well as enjoy the tourist facilities, top class restaurants and endless water sports possibilities of the coast.

Things to do in Kambia, Crete

The child friendly beaches of the coast are a huge asset for those staying in a self catering Kambia villa. A holiday rental in Kambia is just 5 minutes from the glorious sand beaches of Almirida and Kalives, where you can learn to windsurf as well as spend many long hours lazing in the sun. Beach life is an absolute joy from a self catering Kambia villa, with plenty of places to sit and sunbathe. The larger seaside resorts offer a great range of activities, with scuba diving, sailing, fishing and water skiing excursions in good supply, as well as boat trips to the Island of Santorini.

There are a great range of things to see from Kambia accommodation. The Gorges of St Nikolas and Diktamo are easily reached, and there are a vast range of marked trails leading into the island’s interior, accessible on foot, by bicycle or from the saddle. There are no shortage of places to visit either, from the ancient villages that adorn the countryside like Apterra to the amazing array of caves, grottos and inlets along the coast.

Places to visit on holiday in Kambia, Crete

There are simply too many places worth exploration from a Kambia villa to mention in a single travel guide to Kambia, Crete. The beautiful Venetian architecture of Chania and the great shopping centres are just a few miles from a holiday rental property in Kambia, and there are an endless variety of pavement cafes, restaurants and tavernas, which make spending the evening out an absolute delight. The stunning Samaria Gorge is also well within reach.

The village of Plaka, which lies just 3km from a villa in Kambia, will become very familiar during your stay. Plaka is where you will find all local amenities, with three excellent little tavernas, a village shop and fresh bakery.

Travel to Kambia, Crete

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is just 14km from a holiday rental villa in Kambia, Crete. First Choice Airways and ThomsonFly all provide direct flights to Kambia from British airports including Manchester (MAN), London and Birmingham (BHX).

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Lovely place to chill

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We like to go to Crete in April to see the spring flowers, go walking and exploring while the weather is not too hot. Villa Helios proved to be a good choice as it is in the middle of beautiful countryside with every kind of ramble literally on the doorstep. The house has more space than we imagined and very well laid out. Views towards the White Mountains from the upstairs bedrooms are truly spectacular. We especially liked the colourful mediterrainean plants and shrubs growing around the house. Although just two of us this time, I can imagine it would be an excellent base for family holidays. Very good value, the owner (John) is a pleasure to deal with and responded to my questions very quickly. Will be returning with more friends sometime soon.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 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

Little spot of luxury in a developing town

4 of 5
When we first arrived at the location of the villa, I was a little worried as it at the back of a main road and in a part of Rethymnon that is being done up. However once you enter the villa from the back on the garden (which is modern and well maintained with plenty of loungers and seating) you realise that you are staying in your own little piece of modern luxury. Spacious, open and with all the facilities you will need it made our holiday special. The owner is so welcoming and helpful with advice, numbers and recommendations (and not to forget) the welcome pack she provided made you feel at home. The view across the sea that stretches across the North coastline of the island put smiles on our faces every day and night. The walk into rethymnon is a bit longer than what is stated I would say 20 mins to reach the outskirts and another 10-15 to reach the centre. But if you dont mind the walk it can be lovely if you take the coastline. Make sure you visit the Restaurant Prima Plora which is a 5-10 mins walk from the villa (turn right as you come out of the villa) the views, food and service are so good. The old fort is amazing to see and is huge! Lots of good bars and restaurants in rethymnon itself spoilt for selection. The beach outside the villa is a bit of a let down if you were expecting sand. However the beach bar (out of the villa turn left 2 mins away) just up from the villa is worth the visit. All the people we came across were incredibly friendly. We also visited king minos palace which is good if you don't mind a drive and are into greek mythology. Oh and on a final note the cab firm that Valia works with Cretan taxi, are amazing lovely drivers, water and internet in the cars and very helpful. All in all a wonderful stay. Would highly recommend this villa and part of crete to everyone.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016