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Ever hot, dry & lazy: Here time stops & world ends

Warning: Once comfortable on these chairs, too difficult to get up!
10 reviews
Warning: Once comfortable on these chairs, too difficult to get up!
Doing our best with the space being a couple of architects
Picture this: taking sofa naps on those lazy summer afternoons lulled by the waves & cicadas
...user manual illustrated included
Wild goats are beloved village's pets
Ouzo & the bag with the BBQ coals: indispensable feel good equipment!
Main beach just 1' by foot from the cottage
Main beach from the taverns
Secluded beach 10' by foot away east
Want more privacy? 20' by foot east
Stunning colors of a beach 15' by foot away west
The beach on west at a closer look
Full moon and southern sea teasing each other
Camping in a tent (available) on a nearby beach under the glowing moon
Starry mountains
Laying back on the the tavern
Beach taverns by night
Could you get tired living like this?
Or perhaps like this?
Maybe this could be tiresome :-)
In our case, the road to paradise is down not up!
This is how the village looks like when returning from a boat ride
Famous Koudoumas monastery 15' by boat or 1.5 hrs by car or 4 hrs by foot
South Crete summer minimalism
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Charakas, Crete
Claim the privilege to visit one of the rare still unknown paradises: Surrender to the unexplored Cretan South nirvana. Allow landscape's mystic aura sooothe body & mind. Rediscover yourself immersed in the energy of Asterousia, Crete's sacred mountains. Swim alone in virgin beaches, hike uncharted trails & gorges or just chill, untroubled & lazy, guilt-free. 1' walk to beach, WiFi, fully equipped, homegrown Oliveoil & raki. Be guests of enthusiastic local owners.

1. Amenities
-Bottles of free to use homegrown organic extra virgin olive oil and raki (the Cretan vodka from grapes)
-Free filter coffe, Cretan wild herbs tea, handmade jams
-Filter coffee maker, kettle, toaster, small blender/smoothie maker
-Kitchen paper towel roll
-Iron & mini tabletop iron board
-Shampoo, shower g...
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Listing #HL7041133
About the Owner
George-Anna A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

George & Anna were amazing hosts! The apartment is absolutely adorable and beautiful - what else can you expect from two architects ;)! We were stunned by the nice welcome of our hosts - they even accompanied us to the village (went in front of...More

Thank katharinahen
Management response:Responded 5 November 2016

Katharina and Patrick really impressed us with their attractive personality, their positive and pleasant attitude and their always smiling faces. They are easy to communicate, punctual and attentive to the detail. They left our home in excellent condition from all aspects. It really is a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our stay at George and Anna's was beyond our wildest dreams. The house was just as presented in the photos, only more spectacular. Being able to hear the sea and be right in the heart of the peaceful little village was idyllic. George and Anna...More

Thank _KristinDo
Management response:Responded 1 November 2016

Kristin and her companion are very pleasant people. We liked very much their enthusiasm, expressiveness, easy going style and their ever smiling faces! We appreciated their being receptive and grateful for everything they were offered. We are very glad we had the chance to meet...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our experience at George&Anna's place was just amazing! We were privileged to spend some days of full immersion in the real Southern Crete, in complete relax... George & Anna are the best hosts ever, they reserved us a very special and sweet welcome, as we...More

Thank irenebA4554IM
Management response:Responded 31 October 2016

We’ve been blessed to host very considerate people recently, but you Irene & Stefano stand out in terms of house cleanliness and attention to the detail. Even things in the kitchen cabinets where arranged exactly the way we delivered them to you! Moreover you are...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: £131 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: £17 / stay - Fee
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion Airport: 65.0 km
Ferry: Heraklion Port: 65.0 km
Our village is 60 km away from Heraklion airport & it is not accessible with public transportation.
Local bus stops in a previous village (Pyrgos) 16 km away, so a car is necessary.
The route from Heraklion passes through three villages of Heraklion prefecture: Archanes-Charakas-Paranimfoi and ends to Treis Ekklisies village. The road is in a very good condition, suitable to be driven comfortably by a small conventional passenger car.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby.
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