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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 #1939771
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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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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                                                        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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                                                            Villa #3900764
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              Apartment #448494
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                                                                Villa #1932489
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                                                                  Villa #8138945
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                    Villa #1152642
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                                                                      Bungalow #6556640
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                                                                        Villa #54461
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                                                                          Villa #6405237
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                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                            Multiple rentals House #1962531
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                                                                              Villa #1887844
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                                                                                Apartment #8038218
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                                                                                  Villa #89172
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                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                    Villa #8036047
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                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                      Villa #1987691
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                        House #770708
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                          Villa #99150
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                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                            Villa #6557279
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                                                                                            Kokkino Chorio Holiday Villas & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                             

                                                                                            Recent Reviews

                                                                                            Fabulous

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            The apartment was perfect and the roof terrace was stunning with views across the bay. Alymirda was a lovely village which had everything you would need , restaurants , cafes, supermarket and a bakery. Taxis and the bus stop just further up the road. Panos was more than helpful, left a good welcome pack for our arrival and kept in touch with us during our two week stay to make sure we had everything we needed. Nothing was too much of a problem for him, even when the front door to the apartment slammed closed while on the roof terrace and we were locked out. Within 15 minutes we had access. What a fantastic host !!! Thank you Panos and thank your father.
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                            Modern property in a great location.

                                                                                            5 of 5
                                                                                            We had a great week here after a week at the beach. Alex met us at the property and showed us around giving us Information about the area. There was lots of lovely food waiting for us including a bottle of wine. We didn't venture too far from the house as with two young children,a private pool and BBQ we had everything we needed. We would recommend eating at the glass factory- we only went on the last night otherwise I think we would have spent more time there as it was a great atmosphere. There is a local shop with everything you need and a taverna around the corner. The wifi was intermittent but there was 4G as well. We would definitely recommend and wouldn't hesitate to go back as the accommodation and host can't be faulted.
                                                                                            • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                            • Date of Stay: Jul 2017