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Almirida - Luxury villa with private pool and sea view

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

We have a lovely detached stone villa with large established garden and private pool – a peaceful and private setting in which to enjoy your holiday. Set on a hilltop we have great views over the bay and sea on one side and mountains and olive groves to the other. We have equipped and furnished the villa to ensure you have all you need to enjoy the villa, pool area. With indoor and outdoor dining areas. It is 1.5km to the family beach resort of Almerida with family friendly beach, tavernas, bars and shops. The villa has open plan kitchen/diner with outside terraces and large balcony upstairs offering the best views over the bay. Linen, towels and beach towels are provided.

The pool is heated in the low season and also has a solar cover which will keep the water warm overnight and will also warm the water during the sunlight. We support online payment with Homelidays, but are also able to offer a discount of 5% for customers who pay direct via bank transfer

More Details

Owner
Peter
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

Why Peter chose Aspro

The English summer is too unreliable, so we went looking for an escape in the sun. We discovered Crete by chance, and instantly liked it. It is open all year round and we like the Greek traditions. We also love our location, tucked away from the crowds, great views and a great place to relax. We still have everything we need beach, shops, tavernas close by.

What makes this villa unique

The house, pool and garden are private, it is peaceful and relaxing to be here. We love the views, we think the olive groves and mountains are as beautiful as the view of the bay. We also like to look at the stars from the balcony at night. It is easy to explore the island from here and there is plenty to see and do.

Almyrida and Kalyves are beachside towns and permanent homes also. They have local businesses and shops which provide everything you need. It is friendly here and less touristic than larger resorts on the island. This is our own villa and we do our best to make sure that it is well maintained and equipped. We want our guests to be comfortable and have everything they need.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Aspro in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor shower room with shower, sink and WC
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bedroom 1 ensuite with shower, sink & WC
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , First floor bedroom with ensuite and doors to balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , First floor, next door to bathroom with access to balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor, access to terrase
  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans and air conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Almirida - Luxury villa with private pool and sea view
average rating of 4.948718 based on 39 reviews
5

Stunning, well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa set in a quiet location with stunning sea and mountain views. There was plenty of space for the 6 of us. Three bathrooms meant there were no arguments amongst our 3 daughters.

The kitchen is stocked with all the crockery, glasses and utensils you could need. A nice welcome pack of bread, butter, jam, milk, juice and a bottle of wine was a godsend given that our flight was delayed and we didn't get to the villa until the early hours of Sunday morning. The fittings and furnishings are all high quality. Nice touches like high quality bluetooth speakers, satellite TV and good WiFi all add to the good impression.

The countryside round about is very pretty. There was a good beach a couple of miles away, and lovely scenic drives and walks to be had. On the other hand, if lazing by the pool is your thing this villa ticks all the boxes.

The lovely harbour and town of Chania is only about 35 minutes by car and Knossos and the other Minoan sites around Heraklion are about 2 hours away so there are plenty of choices of things to do to suit all tastes.

A car is essential. It is about a 2 mile walk down to the seaside resort of Almerida, but the walk back is all up hill which might become a little tiresome if you have to do that every day. Having a car also enables you to get out to some amazing little tavernas in villages like Gavalahori and Drapanos that offer great local cuisine at prices lower than the seafront tavernas.

We can't recommend Villa Allium highly enough. It's a real gem.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent very well equipped villa in fabulous gardens.Views to die for!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The weather was great.We would unreservedly recommend the villa as it has everything you need for a great relaxing holiday. We would also recommend a car to get to the beach at Almirida as it is quite a hot walk in the summer!

Gill and Steve Turnbull-Jones

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely villa and views are beautiful. Comfortable and well equipped villa.

  • 4 of 5

Great area. Need a car to get to local tavernas etc.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, our villa is 2km from the seaside town of Almerida. It is about 25 mins walk into town or a few minutes by car. There is also a taxi rank in Almerida for anyone that does not want to walk or drive.
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5

Fantastic villa a great hideaway at the top of the hill and great view to the sea

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days here at the end of June, The villa is lovely, well equipped cool and spacious with enough areas for everybody to spread out, the bedrooms are nicely decorated with comfortable beds and quiet fans, all leading to outdoor patios. The view from the upstairs patio is amazing especially at sunset. I had the twin room downstairs which was lovely for me, nice and quiet, the patio doors lead out to a patio area near the pool and outside my door was a beautiful jasmine tree. The pool area is great we spent most of our time here, there are 6 comfortable sun loungers and parasols.The villa is situated at the top of a hill 1km from Almyrida which has nice tavernas (very romantic as the sun is setting)and small beaches. We did have a hire car but to be honest it only takes 20 mins to walk to the town and if need be a return taxi cost 7 euro (the walk there and back we even did with a pushchair so is do-able if your feeling fit enough) There are many tours available from the town, so plenty of options to travel around, we walked the Samaria gorge on our last day..stunning but now I need new knees haha. Driving around is easy enough once you've mastered the wrong side of the road and that most cars drive into the hard shoulder to enable overtaking, so watch your mirrors. The nearest seaside town is Kalyves a ten minute drive, well worth a visit, Chania and Georgiopolis are a 35 min drive. As a family of 6 with small children we all loved our stay and would definitely return. A big thank you to Peter and Alison for sharing their lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a beautiful spot for a holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa had superb views of the sea and mountains with everything you need for a family holiday, it was clean and well organised. The pool was the perfect place to spend the hot days, it had trees for shade, power solas and sun loungers that actually worked, not like the previous villas we have been to.

We had great weather the whole two weeks and lived by the pool with the odd day exploring the wonderful area. Almerida has a very good standard traverners, white beach, bars and small supermarkets. We would highly recommend this villa and area for a family holoday.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location, Great Villa, Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was set on top of a small hill with views you could kill for; it was clean and maintained to a high standard. The garden and pool were excellent and the family enjoyed the relaxing peaceful days there. This place is totally amazing and we cannot wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
34 Kilometres
Chania International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Almyrida
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Souda Bay
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
National Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Almyrida
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Almyrida
Car: recommended

Our villa is the perfect place to relax away from the tourist hustle. We are set on a quiet hill top with fantastic views over olive groves, mountains and the sea. When you want to explore there is plenty to see and do.

Beaches - For a change from the pool, the beaches of Almyrida, Kalyves are very close by.

Georgioupoli area is a 30 minute drive, where you can visit Lake Kournas which is a fresh water lake which you can explore on a pedalo. Ancient Lappa (archaeological site) is very close by. The town of Georgioupoli is a little larger and has a large beach.

Chania old town is around 40 mins by car and has an impressive Venetian port - from here you can take a boat trip, explore the narrow traditional streets with its craft and souvenir shops. It has a huge selection of tavernas for when you need a rest. At Chania there is also a Go Kart track and Limnoulis Water Park both popular with families.

Inland from Chania are the Botanical Gardens of Crete,, it has many varieties of fruiting trees and plants and an excellent cafe with great views over the countryside.

Gorge Walks - you can book an excursion to walk the Samaria Gorge from Almyrida. There is also the Imbros and Aradena which are both accessible, shorter and also picturesque which you can get to by car.

Excursions - there are other excursions that can be booked from Almyrda including to Balos beach and Gramavousa which is a full day boat trip around the north east of the island.

Southern Crete - it taks about an hour to travel to the south side of the island where you can take a boat to a neighbouring town, or visit the Palm beach at Preveli.

We are registered with the Greek Tourist Office - EOT Number 1042K123K0342000

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Aspro, 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
 
Mid
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£699
for 5 nights
From
£140
£830
 
 
Mid 2
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,180
for 7 nights
£1,180
 
 
Summer1
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,398
for 7 nights
£1,398
 
 
Summer 2
8 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,923
for 7 nights
£1,923
 
 
Peak
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,185
for 7 nights
£2,185
 
 
Summer
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,617
for 7 nights
£1,617
 
 
End Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£787
for 5 nights
From
£157
£1,088
 
 
Late Summer
9 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£918
for 5 nights
From
£184
£1,045
 
 
Late
22 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£787
for 5 nights
From
£157
£953
 
 
Late 2
7 Oct 2018 - 10 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£743
for 5 nights
From
£149
£870
 
 
Off season
11 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
14 night minimum stay
£874
for 14 nights
£437
£1,224
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £87.41

Prices advertised include linen, bathroom and beach towels, utilities and welcome pack on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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