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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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      Villa #8035457
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          Villa #8043413
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                Villa #1939771
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  Villa #685226a
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    Villa #8080335
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                                    Multiple rentals Villa #1091389
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                                        Multiple rentals Villa #1091389
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      Villa #8043092
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                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                        Villa #4192555
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                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                          Villa #1932489
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                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                            Villa #3900764
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                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Bungalow #6556640
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                                                                Multiple rentals House #1962531
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                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  Apartment #448494
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                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                    Villa #6405237
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                      Villa #1987691
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        Villa #1152642
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                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                          Villa #6557279
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                                                                            Villa #1887844
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                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                              Apartment #8038218
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                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                Villa #54461
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                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                  Villa #8036047
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    House #770708
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                                                                                      Apartment #6901965
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                                                                                        Villa #8138945
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals Villa #8168558
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                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                            Villa #89172
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                                                                                            Kokkino Chorio Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                             

                                                                                            Recent Reviews

                                                                                            Beautiful villa in peaceful setting

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at the Marikaki Villa. The villa is very comfortable with stunning views from the upstairs balcony. The pool and garden area are super; plenty of sun beds and very pretty. The kitchen is well equipped. We were very well looked after by Alexi and Stephanos; the house was beautifully clean and well presented on our arrival with 3 visits for cleaning and fresh laundry during our two week stay. Locking ourselves out of the villa was calmly and swiftly dealt with by Alexi telling us to go ahead with our plans for the day and he'd sort things out! We enjoyed many an evening watching the beautiful sunset from the balcony whilst sipping the very pleasant, local wine! The local taverna and shop are run by the charming Ioanni and George respectively who were both very friendly and welcoming. Food at the Taverna was always excellent and very good value. We enjoyed trips to Almyrida and Georgiopolous, we survived the Samaria Gorge hike!! If thinking of doing it research it carefully to make sure it is for you. Stunning scenery but mighty challenging even for the reasonably fit!! Would unhesitatingly recommend this villa for anyone who wants a super, relaxing holiday, in a quiet and charming location. Gill and Glen Allison
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                            Spacious apartment, great location

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            The apartment is really spacious, with two bathroomd and two living/dining rooms. But the true gem is the rooftop terrace! Very nicely designed and well equipped to have breakfast/lunch/dinner and sunbaths. With a great view of the bay & sea. Furthermore we truly liked the location, in the 'center' of the small village of Almyrida: nice restaurants, sandy beach and water sports rental just meters away. And Panos is a great and engaged host. Well recommended.
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Apr 2017