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Cozy 2 bedroom apt in front of the sea

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Relaxing 2 Bedroom apt in front of the sea, 5 km away from the center of Chania

Our apartment is a modern 2-bedroom residence in Kalamaki just 20 meters from the beach. It comfortably fits 4 people, has a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious bathroom and a lovely balcony where you can enjoy the sea view!

?he fully air-conditioned house is ideally located just 20 meters away from the beach and 5 kms from the city centre of Chania. It is the perfect starting point for excursions, as it is conveniently positioned on the coastal road leading out of town to the many top destinations of Western Crete.You will find a cosy living room with satellite TV, a dvd player and a mini HiFi, 2 relaxing bedrooms with extra-comfortable double beds and sea view, a spacious bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen (dish washer, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, kettler, iron), a washing machine and a wired and wireless internet connection to stay in touch with the world.

You will find a grocery store, bakery, mini-market and butcher on the main road right near the house. Greek traditional restaurants are also located a few minutes away from my apartment. You can walk seaside to a wonderful park and enjoy the sunset. There is bus service every 20 minutes and the bus stop is just a few meters away from the house.

A map of the area is provided, a baby cot and a baby chair upon request. I can also arrange car rental and optional pickup from the airport.

Fresh linen and towels, beach towels as well as a welcome basket are waiting for you upon arrival.

Combining history, culture, a stunning coastline, exquisite cuisine and an unbeatable landscape, Crete offers an ideal holiday destination, whatever the season. No other Greek island has such a unique combination of attractions, sights & activities together with spectacular scenery full of contrasts and surprises.

The prefecture of Chania, at the westernmost part of the island, is characterized by its great natural beauty. With endless sandy beaches, gorges, caves, endemic plants and animals, vast olive and orange groves and a combination of wild landscapes and crystal seas, it excites even the most demanding travelers.

Come and enjoy this beautiful and sunny space and get to know the true feeling of Cretan hospitality!.

More Details

Owner
Maria
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Location

Car: not necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Daratsos in Nea Kidonia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Cozy 2 bedroom apt in front of the sea
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Maria is the most generous host we could imagine! When we arrived there was a "big" basket of regional goodies. . . including wine, fruit, cookies, tea etc. In the fridge there was a delicious dinner of a beef and bean stew cooked by her mother. In small kitchen there was coffee, sugar and some herbs/spices, etc. Everything in the apartment was "sparkling" clean!

This is a "new" or "newly refurbished" building. . . very modern, with fast internet and beautiful decor. The bed in the master is comfortable,and there is plenty of closet space. The bedrooms are relatively large, for the total space, and the living room, dining area, kitchen and bathroom are small. It would not be very comfortable for more than 2 or 3 people, as the dining space is only for 3. The shower is tiny and is made for sitting down in the small tub. Currently there is not a place to put the shower head "overhead". I have suggested to Maria that this should be improved.

There is a lovely sea view from the terrace, but there is a very busy road in front of the building. . . not a safe place for young children to play. Bring your ear plugs if you are a light sleeper, because the road noise continues until about 2:00 AM. The neighbors smoke on their nearby terrace, and they can be noisy as well.

This location is in a charming smaller village. . . which is much better than the larger, much more congested towns nearby. The local beach is a 1 minute walk and is wonderful and beautiful! Great restaurants are within a 5 minute walk and shopping is also very convenient.

This "region" of Crete is quite beautiful . . . as photographers, we found the scenery to be fantastic!

Renting from Maria is perfect! She has a few places. If you desire a "quiet" place for 4 or more, you may want to ask Maria for a different apartment. You cannot have a better host than Maria!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad Sherry had a wonderful stay and enjoyed my hospitality and the clean and comfortable apartment! As for her suggestions that can make the apartment even better, such as the showerhead holder, I will be attending to this right away. I am also happy to have the opportunity to address just a couple issues that could be misleading to my potential future guests. The apartment, a two-bedroom with open-plan kitchen, dining, and living room, two balconies and a bathroom fitted with a washing machine, is actually 63 square meters (not counting the outdoor space) and more than comfortably fits four people in all the rooms and facilities. The bedrooms each have a large double bed, the large master bedroom can also amply fit a crib for a baby. The windowed kitchen, fully equipped with a full size refrigerator, full sized stove and oven, dishwasher, microwave, bread toaster, griller, coffeemaker, including countertop space and plenty of cabinets, opening up onto the back balcony, under normal standards would not be considered small. The dining table actually fits four with its four chairs, but most people also enjoy dining al fresco outside on the balcony, where there is a second table, again with four chairs. Most importantly to note, we most often have families visiting with small children, who enjoy the balcony, which is the private outdoor space that belongs to the apartment, and is enclosed by a railing that we have newly installed for this purpose a couple years ago. This railing meets the standards required for child safety, which is very important to us since many of our guests come with their children. The children can safely play in the apartment and outdoors on their balcony, and when they leave the apartment they would safely cross the road with their parents in order to either leave on a day trip or to enter the sandy beach, which I must note again is a paradise for children due to its shallow and safe waters. I would also like to point out that being right across from the beach in a resort area, albeit in a smaller village and away from the crowds of other nearby villages, as you mentioned, one must expect a certain level of activity, and we certainly hope those who may consider staying here would keep that in mind. We also suggest for those who are greatly sensitive at night to take advantage of the double-pained soundproof doors and windows and the air conditioning we provide free of charge. Thank you so much for taking the time!
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5

Beautiful apartment, amazing hostess!

  • 5 of 5

It is hard to overstate quite how wonderful our stay at this apartment was. The location is excellent, we were holidaying with our 2 children (a four year old and a baby) and the beach which is opposite the house was simply perfect for them, clean and with very warm water. There are also several restaurants just across / down the road from the apartment all of which were excellent. The beautiful city of Chania is only a very short drive away.

The apartment itself was wonderful. Clean, spacious, beautifully decorated with everything you could ever need. However, what gives this place 'the edge' is the owner, Maria. From the welcome basket of goodies, to the dinner prepared for us on our first night, to the birthday present that was bought for me, I have never experienced such a warm welcome and generous hostess. Maria, we cannot thank you enough for your many kindnesses and we look forward to returning to you again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days in June in Maria's very comfortable apartment. It looks exactly like the photos & the fact that Nicole picked us up at the airport was really great because our plane didn't arrive until 21.30. There was a lovely meal waiting for us plus wine & some other treats that Maria had kindly left for us. The apartment is very well located for easy access to interesting places & the bonus of being able to get a local bus nearby into Chania at night if we wanted. There is a supermarket nearby where the staff were really friendly plus local tavernas.

Maria very kindly checked up with us a few times to see if we needed her & then a lovely surprise to arrive home hot & tired from a day in Knossos to find hanging on the door a beautiful meal cooked again by Maria's mother. The food was delicious, as good as any we had eaten in resturants, so thank you again.

This was my first time in Crete & I would definitely stay in Maria's well appointed apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartament in a ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 14 days here in september 2015. The apartament is just as it appears in the pictures, tastefully decorated and very clean. Everything we needed was there,and maybe even more! The location was perfect close to the beach,shops and restaurants. Thank a lot Maria for your great hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wir sind rundum zufrieden!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns für 3 Wochen bei Maria einquartiert und waren mit allem rundum zufrieden. Das Apartment liegt sehr günstig, direkt gegenüber dem Strand, nur durch die Ortsstraße getrennt (die jedoch sehr befahren ist, aber kein Problem: Fußgängerampel!). Die Wohnung ist nicht nur sehr geschmackvoll ausgestattet, sondern über verfügt alles, was wir uns im Urlaub wünschen: funktionierendes WLAN, eine Waschmaschine, Geschirrspüler, Steinfußboden, eine gut ausgestattete Küche. Maria ist sehr freundlich, sympathisch und hilfsbereit. Kurz: der perfekte Urlaubsort. Wir kommen sehr gerne wieder!

Summary: We had nothing to complain about and were very satisfied with everything.

The apartment is well equipped and tastefully decorated. Maria is very friendly, sympathetic and helpful! In short: the perfect holiday destination. We would like to come again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Unbelievable wonderful! - Traumhaft schön!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very nice. It is bright, nicely furnished and there is everything you need. The view from the balcony is wonderful. You can hear the sound of the waves.We enjoyed the exceptional hospitality and cordiality from Maria and her mother very much.

Und noch einmal auf Deutsch:

Das Apartment ist sehr hübsch eingerichtet. Es ist wirklich alles da, was man benötigt. Geschirr, Handtücher, Badetücher, Spülmittel, Waschmittel, Wäscheklammer, Backofen, Mirkrowelle, ... - wir haben wirklich nichts vermisst.

Was diese Wohnung aber so einzigartig macht, ist die unvorstellbare Gastfreundschaft von Maria! Ein Willkommenskorb mit griechischen Spezialitäten, Sandspielzeug für unsere Tochter, warmes Essen gekocht von Marias Mama für uns - so etwas haben wir noch nicht erlebt. Wir fühlten uns willkommen und umsorgt.

Gleichzeitig haben wir es unheimlich genossen, abseits vom Touristentrubel zu sein. So konnte man auch etwas vom griechischen Leben mitbekommen. Und auch hier fühlten wir uns von unseren griechischen Nachbarn herzlich Willkommen!

Es war wunderschön dort!

Dear Maria,

thank you so much for everything! We felt like staying with an old friend! I'm sure we will meet again!

Kisses from all of us!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Daratsos, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Season 9 - 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£222
for 5 nights
From
£40
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 1
20 Mar 2018 - 15 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£222
for 5 nights
From
£40
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 2
16 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£245
for 5 nights
From
£44
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 3
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£289
for 5 nights
From
£53
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 4
1 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£427
for 7 nights
From
£58
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 5
16 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£458
for 7 nights
From
£62
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 6
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£489
for 7 nights
From
£67
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 7
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£427
for 7 nights
From
£58
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 8
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£267
for 5 nights
From
£49
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 9
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£222
for 5 nights
From
£40
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£200
for 5 nights
From
£36
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.25

Special prices for long term stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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