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

The small, traditional Greek village of Kokkino Chorio (Red Village) lies on the rugged coastline of Souda Bay in Crete, with a dramatic backdrop of the peaks of the White Mountains. Eagle eyed travellers will recognise the village for its staring role in the film ‘Zorbas the Greek’, but it is the sensational walking and rugged coastline that really appeals to travellers and those staying in Kokkino Chorio accommodation.

Things to do in Kokkino Chorio, Crete

The beautiful child friendly beaches of the Apokoronas Peninsula and Almirida are just a few short kilometres from a Kokkino Chorio villa, offering endless hours of sunbathing in the Greek sun. The local beaches are perfect for sailing, wind surfing and fishing, and on occasions, the waves are large enough to surf. Souda Bay, the largest deep water port in the Mediterranean, is a magnificent place from which to catch ferries into the Aegean Islands.

A holiday rental property in Kokkino Chorio is also a magnificent base from which to explore the stunning landscapes of the White Mountains, the Apokoronas Peninsula and the Chania coastline. Walking, cycling and mountain biking holidays absolutely thrive from Kokkino Chorio properties, with a great range of market trails emanating in every direction.

Although Kokkino Chorio is a tiny settlement, there are actually a couple of attractions well worth exploring. The small art gallery specialises in art focusing on Cretan lifestyles and landscapes, and there is a small hand-made glass factory offering tours just on the village outskirts, as well as two wonderful little tavernas. However, the majority of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops in the area are found elsewhere, in local towns including Almirida and Kalives as well as Chania, the largest town in the region.

Places to visit on holiday in Kokkino Chorio, Crete

Chania is well worth a few hour’s exploration from a self catering Kokkino Chorio villa. Chania is a stunning town, especially around its world famous Venetian Harbour, and holds a huge number of attractions worthy of a visit. This is the main centre for wine tasting excursions, boat trips and sightseeing tours, and the many restaurants and cafes serve only the finest of local cuisine.

Travel to Kokkino Chorio, Crete

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is just 40 minutes from a holiday rental home in Kokkino Chorio, Crete. There are a surprising range of direct flights to Chania from the UK, with First Choice Airways and ThomsonFly providing the lion’s share of direct flights.

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                                                                                                      The apartment had everything we needed, even a coffee machine on the roof terrace. The apartment was extremely clean, and the food that Panos left us was welcomed. Panos was really helpful and could not do enough for us. Highly recommend.
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                                                                                                      We had the most amazing time at Villa Naya and would go back without question. We are 2 families with 7 of us in total which meant the children could have their own rooms and there was plenty of space for us all not to be on top of each other. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble to organise. We had arranged for Chef Stelios to cook for us on the first night, his traditional Cretan menu was just perfect and fed us all for lunch the next day too. We discovered the old town very quickly and spent most nights eating in beautiful Tavernas and walking the quaint cobbled streets. Would highly recommend Avli and Petite Fleur for food. Sophia organised a day at Baja Beach which was great and very unexpected. Most days though we stayed at the beautiful Villa as everything is just perfectly laid out for lazy days by the pool. Thank you to the whole team who made our first family holiday to Crete very memorable for all the right reasons. We will definately be back.
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