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New Colorful Studio In Karteros Heraklion

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday studio in Prassas

New Colorful Studio Near The Beach

Newly built studio in the area of Karteros, with wonderful view of mountain and Sea (just opposite Dia Island), in a peaceful environment, inside an olive grove, in walking distance from the beach.

It is ideal to explore the island and relax.

The Space

The studio is placed in a traditional Cretan Olive grove in Karteros. Karteros has to offer unique landscape, just outside of Heraklion city. You can visit all the museums and antiquities, return home to relax, and just walk to the beach. Or you can endulge yourselves to exploring the nearby Gorge, or relax at night and have a BBQ. Listening only the night...The studio sleeps comfortably 4 people in one real double bed and in one double futon bed.

Guest Access

Easy access, 5 minutes from the airport, 10 from heraklion port, practically next to national road entry exit to Chania and Lasithi (west and east crete). Numerous beaches all around.

You have your own garden and shared secured parking space, also there is a shared BBQ area.

Interaction with Guests

We live in a house just above the studio, having a large garden to separate us, with fence. Therefore you maintain your privacy and comfort, yet we are there if you need anything, to help or provide (from advice or a cup of coffee...). We cultivate some vegetables to taste, and there is a large fig tree to try as many figs you wish.

The Neighborhood

The quiet and tranquility is the factor that makes Karteros unique. Plus if you want noise and action you are a short drive from it (Heraklion 7 minutes drive, Hersonissos 15 min. drive, Malia 20 minutes drive etc.). Lots of nice sandy beaches, with sun beds and umbrellas are all around, to enjoy the sea with children or without.

Getting around

Public transport is close by (the bus stop is 20 meters away) and there is twice a day a bus passing. The area is not of heavy traffic rather scarce traffic therefore no frequent public transport, yet there is one if this helps. We strongly suggest to rent a car to enjoy the island to maximum.

Other Things to Note

The studio is brand new, all furnished with IKEA furniture, quality electrical equipment, happy and colorful, pet friendly if you have your favorite pet with you. Ideal for value for money long term vacations for families or couples.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Alex Alexakis
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 September, 2016

About Alex Alexakis

I am working for years in the internet marketing business as well as in the hotel internet marketing sector, being marketing manager for one of the major incoming agencies in Crete.

My family owns this property for three generations and we are planning develop it, respecting the environment, promoting the area which is really great. One of my best selling points is that I prefer to live there myself!

Alex Alexakis purchased this studio in 1900

Why Alex Alexakis chose Heraklion

First of all the studio is brand new and living practically next door we take good care of it.

We have furnished and decorate it using IKEA, to feel a bit more 'homy' than other rentals, actually we build it like building something for ourselves, respecting the people that will select us.

What makes this studio unique

Karteros area is really the best area in Heraklion!

The property is near the beach (1km) with sand sunbeds and umbrellas, without however the noise and sounds of bars, people etc, being located in a traditional cretan olive grove. You can start form here and easily be in the national road for any excursion, you can go to knossos or visit any of the antiquities and quickly return to a quiet and tranquil environment.

If you are in to hiking you can walk the karteros gorge which is really magnificent.

The city is only 7 kms away so in 7-8 minutes you can be at the centre of heraklion, walking around the shops and the cafes.



Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Heraklion Nikos Kazntzakis Airport
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
Heraklion Port
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
VOAK (North National Road)
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Prassas, Heraklion

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
17 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Prassas in Crete

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has all necessary amenities, shower cabin, toilet, made all with detail and taste
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Studio Area
  • Studio area one double bed and one double sofa bed, tv and dvd, free wifi
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Our house is perfect for an overnight stay after a long trip as it is very close to the airport, is also perfect to stay before your trip as you can be in the airport in less than ten minutes and is close to the beach so you will not loose your last swim before returning home. We are ideal though for longer stays, as the studio is located in a quiet and safe location, close to the beach, close to shops and you can easily drive to an excursion as national road exits are nearby.

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