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Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

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Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

Right so I made the airport mistake and booked a flight through Ryanair to Chania in October, I also booked an apartment in Stalis but have cancelled for free, and decided not to bother with the 3 hours odd journey to Stalis, so instead we will base ourselves close to Chania instead.

Can anyone recommend an area close to Chania which might be slightly similar to Stalis (basically nice beach, some taverna's, nice walks, top notch Greek food and a bit touristy?)

If there is nothing similar, where would be the best place to setup a base? There will be 3 of us, myself, my wife and her mother in law.

Also would anyone be able to recommend a good self catering place to stay? Somewhere that will sleep 3-4 but with a seperate bedroom?

Slightly annoyed at myself, but just have to prepare for a different type of holiday possibly.


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1. Re: Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

Have a look at the Folia apartments in Aghia Marina. They are super apartments and only a short walk to plenty of Tavernas and an excellent beach. But don't forget that the weather can be a bit unreliable in October !

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2. Re: Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

thanks for that, we are going the first week in Oct so might be still ok

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3. Re: Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

I too would suggest Aghia Marina. I's a sizeable resort, with plenty of places to eat/have a drink, and a long stretch of sandy beach. Easy bus access to Chania for the Old Town.

The Folia Apartments get good reviews here, but they appear to be 1-bed apartments, and can't see whether they would sleep three?


The following have apartments sleep 3 or 4




There are more if you have a browse! :-)

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4. Re: Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

Yes, definitely anywhere in AM or nearby.

Well done for being able to change!

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Hello Steve,

I saw ure forum about the Adonis restaurant in parga..

Im Adonis daughter. Good too read that someone is missing it

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Hello Steve ,

I saw ure forum about the restaurant Adonis in Parga.

Im Adonis daughter. Good to read that someone is still missing the restaurant

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8. Re: Made the "airport" mistake, now i need help

I did similar last year, only the other way round. Chania Old Town is the best tourist spot in all of Crete. Get a hire car, Kydon Hotel in Chania does valet parking. Drive to various beaches each morning (Marathi is the best and cleanest). Dump the car at tea time and walk into the Old Town. Great restaurants, bars, late night shopping, etc

Edited: 01 October 2014, 18:19
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