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Agapi Holiday House, Sivas, South Crete, GREECE

22 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Agapi Holiday House is an old traditional Cretan house, built in 1906, recently restored with great care in order to maintain its traditional architecture while using natural and ecological principles and materials. Agapi Holiday House offers the facilities of modern house without scarifying the original character and flavor of a traditional Cretan home. The village of Sivas in located in the Southernmost point of Crete and Europe. It carries the prestigious designation of a traditional Cretan village by the Greek state. Here you will see many examples of 19th and early 20th century village architecture. The landscape is of outstanding natural beauty with unique flora and fauna. The climate is very mild. Agapi Holiday House has spacious (80 square meters) newly-furnished rooms. It has ...Agapi Holiday House is an old traditional Cretan house, built in 1906, recently restored with great care in order to maintain its traditional architecture while using natural and ecological principles and materials. Agapi Holiday House offers the facilities of modern house without scarifying the original character and flavor of a traditional Cretan home. The village of Sivas in located in the Southernmost point of Crete and Europe. It carries the prestigious designation of a traditional Cretan village by the Greek state. Here you will see many examples of 19th and early 20th century village architecture. The landscape is of outstanding natural beauty with unique flora and fauna. The climate is very mild. Agapi Holiday House has spacious (80 square meters) newly-furnished rooms. It has been very carefully decorated and furnished in an elegant and tasteful way. The house is fully equipped and includes a kitchen - dining area (with a fireplace), a living room area (with a stove and a sofa), a bathroom and a bedroom (double bed). Bed, mattresses and linen are made of natural materials. The house has two yards with furniture, an inner yard and a terrace. There is free web network (Wi-Fi), laptop, TV, washing machine etc. - all equipment you may need for a comfortable stay. Agapi Holiday House can accommodate up to 6 persons (maximum 4 adults), it is perfect for a family with children or 2 families. It is highly recommended for walkers, country lovers, active pensioners, newlyweds, writers, artists and generally all who need peaceful, quiet and inspirational surroundings. Agapi Holiday House is located close to Asterousia Mountains, NATURA site (code GR4310004) This area is ideal for winter holidays, botanical walks, bird-watching (area code GR-187) and offers ideal opportunities for nature lovers. For those that enjoy a gentle walk or a vigorous hike, there are many opportunities. You may prefer to use the bicycles provided for a longer outings. Agapi Holiday House is close to many unique Minoan archaeological sites: Festos , Aghia Triada, Komos, Gortys and Kamares cave. Historic sites, monasteries (Odigitrias Monastery), hermitages, and old country churches are all within easy access. There are a number of remote beaches within a few kilometers; Red beach, Vathi beach and Martsalo beach,as well as impressive gorges, Agiofarago gorge being one of them. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: MHTE 1039K91002976501More
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Agapi V
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guests
We are welcoming our guests discussing with them things they are interested in during their stay. We can suggest activities to our guests and we are available for any questions or info needed during their stay.
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

My husband and I were able to return to the sweet village of Sivas for 2 weeks in November 2018. We were unsure about the weather at that time of year, and did get a few days of rain, but the lack of tourist crowds...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Mary R
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beautifully renovated and comfortable old village house, very near the centre of the village with its tavernas, cafes and shops but utterly peaceful. Quiet terrace with lovely view over fields, hills and villages for breakfast, sunbathing and evening drinks. Imternal shaded terrace anad garden. Lovely...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank chrisandteresasmith
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

And again for the third time we enjoyed our holidays in Agapis holiday house so much. The house is wonderful, Sivas is so relaxed. And Agapi and Manolis are the best hosts you can imagine. Thank you for letting us stay in your paradise. We...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank bushdoctor2015
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Agapi and Manolis were so gracious and welcoming, we felt like family. They notified us of the upcoming traffic controller strike and its cancellation before we heard from airlines or the news, they picked up our son who came a day earlier due to the...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Explore276462
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The second was as good as the first time. It is a wonderful house with a very special energy, beautyful view and lovely generous hosts. Must be the most relaxing place in the world. Thank you Agapi and Manolis

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank bushdoctor2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Agapi Holiday House is located in a quiet neighborhood in Sivas. The village of Sivas in located in the Southernmost point of Crete and Europe. It is a beautiful small village, populated all around the year by locals, carrying the prestigious designation of a traditional Cretan village by the Greek state. Here you will see many examples of traditional architecture of the 19th century and early 20th century. The Sivas village main square is a popular meeting place for local people; with restaurants, traditional cafés and places to shop. Visitors will have the opportunity to mingle with locals and taste the traditional cuisine.
How to get there
The fastest way to get to Agapi Holiday House is through Heraklion city. Agapi Holiday House can be reached by car, taxi or bus. By car From airport From the Heraklion international airport follow the signs to Rethymno and the national highway 90. Drive south for 700 m. From port From the Heraklion port exit turn on the right to Leoforos Nearchou and drive eastwards for 1 km. Turn o the right on the second traffic light to Leoforos Steliou Kazantizidi and drive south for 1.3 km. Road trip Follow the signs to Rethymno and the national highway 90. Take the exit (towards “Timpaki” and “Moires”) following the national road 97 (you are traveling south). After 47.2 km, you will reach “Moires”. Turn left, following the country road (Gortina – Matala) direction to “Pompia” and “Matala” (you are...
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