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Why George chose Kastelli
The area is simple one of the best in the west Crete, all best beaches are form the west side of the island so you have quick access to them. As for the location itself, is a small traditional village, quiet and away from busy touristic places.
What makes this Villa unique
Privacy, traditional Cretan village and fantastic sea views
Pool / Spa
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This place is a piece of paradise. The villa exquisite and the views spectacular.
From my first contact, the information and assistance has been 1st class. The villa, its position and the local fare at the tavernas in a quiet " get away from it all " village is the perfect place to rest recuperate and relax. Our host was warm accessible and generous. Just simply an all round delightful 5 star holiday experience.
This is a little piece of heaven. The views were fab, the pool a decent size, the rooms all fantastic - and the place was spotless on arrival. We have stayed with Vasilis before in another of his properties and the welcome was as warm as before, with some of his wife's fantastic food awaiting us along with wine and some raki. We love the area as it is not on the main tourist trail and wondering down to the Taverna's in the evening to sit right next to the sea and eat delicious food was such a treat. We have booked again already!
Thank you Tom for your kind words!
From walking into the property to our final day everything was perfect. The Villa is situated on a quiet road, facing out to the sea. The views are breathtaking, you get a sneaky glimpse as you walk in the front door and then continues throughout the property.
It was our first holiday away with our 5 month old daughter, everything was perfect for her. From the cot and the high chair, to the cleanliness of the villa and all the kitchen equipment. The welcome care package was a welcome surprise (water, milk, feta, yoghurt, wine and home cooked stuffed peppers and tomatoes). We couldn't have asked for a better home from home. The villa was exactly as described in the write up (though the write up didn't do this justice).
The location is perfect - isolated but close to local amenities, attractions and tavernas. The supermarket is about a 25 minute drive, the closest taverna a 10 minute walk. It is was about a 15 minute drive to Falasarna Beach, a lovely sandy beach (though watch for the riptides).
We were a family of 5 plus the baby. The villa meet all of our needs, from the 5 month old up to the 80 something year old.
We don't often talk about returning back to a location - but we would do so in a heart beat here.
An outstanding holiday home. Thank you.
Wonderful, wonderful villa
Once again, thank you Vassili for the use of your amazing villa for 3 glorious weeks. Villa Corallium is a truly spectacular villa and we throughly enjoyed our return visit this year. 5* quality throughout enhanced by Vassili's attention to detail and also restaurant recommendations - Gramboussa has delicious food as had the Eco restaurant at Mila which we visited twice. We hope to return again in the future to relax in the villa's wonderful surroundings.
Peter and Maggie
Gorgeous place to relax
We stayed at Villa Antonia which is the highest villa in the three. It was really lovely. Everything was great quality, the equipment provided meant we could cook most nights and then eat out on the terrace watching the sun go down. The pool was really lovely and the temperature was great. We spent quite a lot of time just hanging around at the villa to recuperate after a period of working very hard so we didn't explore very much. We did go to Elaphonsi and Falasarna beaches though, which were both amazing. The people in the little mini-market at the bottom of the steps gave us some tips of places to visit which was really useful. Vassilis also sorted out a taxi to Kissamos for us for one night which was really great.
The only minor gripe (not really even a complaint) was that the grape vine above the pool seating area wasn't managed so sticky overripe grapes dropped onto the furniture all through the day attracting wasps and preventing us from using it. We didn't have anything suitable to clean them up and they fell every few minutes. It was a lovely spot so it was a shame. Seriously feels silly even mentioning it though!
Zac, thank you very much for the feedback. I have passed your message on to Vassilis about the grapes, and I'm sure he will remedy that right away. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the villa.
Wonderful house, wonderful pieceful location .
The house is perfect. We were looking for tranquility and that is what we got with a smile. The house is very professional kept. The maintenance is splendid. The owner is a lovely man which has a very good service mind. When you put your things in the house it feels like yours. No other personal things is there. I love that. The house is located in a small village. No tourists. Only Greek people which are very friendly. On the small beach you find 3 nice restaurants with typical Greek food. Up at the road (10 minutes walk) there is 2 very small supermarket with milk /ice-cream/ bread and some road restaurants. We were a family with 2 boys (12/15 years) in the house. They loved it too. The pool was very appreciated. We can definitely recommend the house. We rented it trough Chania vacation and Margot helped us with everything. They were star- quality as the house, as Vassilis(the owner) We will definitely come back.
Annika, thank you for the kind words. Villa Corallium is one of our most popular villas, and I'm glad you found it as satisfying as it should be. Do come again!
Sfinari village, in Kissamos, is situated 57 km south-west from the centre of Chania. The Sfinari’s settlement embraces the homonym cove. The village is built on the feet of Koytroyli’s mountain and is extended to the beach.
Quiet is one of the basic advantages of this untouched place. Ideal for family vacations, far away from the noise and the crowd.
The local population, with 150 permanent residents, deals with the olive growing, the livestock-farming, the fishing, the apiculture and during summer, with tourism. That’s why all the traditional food is made with the best local products and tastes so good.
In the village you will find:
* 2 mini markets
* 2 taverns and 3 taverns with fish
* 2 cafes
In the town of Kissamos, that is 16 km from Sfinari village, you can find the following:
1. Health centre
2. 6 banks and ATM
3. 5 big super markets