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☀️ Near Almyrida ☀️PRIVATE POOL Gated for Child Safety ☀️ FREE WiFi

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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LICENCED BY THE GREEK TOURIST BOARD MHTE 1354-13-0252 There are 2 bedrooms normally available sleeping 4 people, but 2 extra double or twin bedrooms can be made available for larger groups so you can sleep up to 8 people. The house has I full bathroom with shower above the bath and a second shower room/WC on the ground floor next to a further downstairs double bedroom. The villa shares the Olive Grove with only 4 other villas (also owned by us) but is not overlooked by them so your privacy is protected. Unusually for Crete, there is at least 60 metres between each house, and separated by colour full private gardens. The olive grove is huge (4.5 acres, 17,000 sq metres) and is fully fenced and gated. The road to Almyrida has only light traffic during the day and occasional vehicles at nig...LICENCED BY THE GREEK TOURIST BOARD MHTE 1354-13-0252 There are 2 bedrooms normally available sleeping 4 people, but 2 extra double or twin bedrooms can be made available for larger groups so you can sleep up to 8 people. The house has I full bathroom with shower above the bath and a second shower room/WC on the ground floor next to a further downstairs double bedroom. The villa shares the Olive Grove with only 4 other villas (also owned by us) but is not overlooked by them so your privacy is protected. Unusually for Crete, there is at least 60 metres between each house, and separated by colour full private gardens. The olive grove is huge (4.5 acres, 17,000 sq metres) and is fully fenced and gated. The road to Almyrida has only light traffic during the day and occasional vehicles at night, yet you are never far from civilisation and the bustling cafe culture and nightlife of nearby villages. Villa Helios is designed with comfortable double & twin bedrooms. It has a private swimming pool which is GATED to help with child safety. Located in our St Basil Olive Grove, only 3 minutes drive from the beach at Almirida, on the Apokoronas Peninsular in North West Crete (35 minute drive from Chania Airport). Also nearby, only a 12 minute walk away, is the 1000-year old Greek village of Gavalochori with tavernas & shops. WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: only a few steps up to house, (roll-up ramp available). Downstairs 2nd bathroom (professional commode/shower-seat available) and double bedroom with immediate flat access to patio and outside dining area overlooking the pool. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: MHTE 1354-13-0252More
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About the Owner
John F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2007
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You can pick up the keys at the villa, they are located nearby. Instructions will be given to you after you pay the balance.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The villa is set on a large plot in a quiet location. It has a large pool area and pool which is its selling point. It is just over 2km to the beach down hill nearly all the way and takes at least 30 mins...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank lah480
DayTrip293676, VR Owner at ☀️ Near Almyrida ☀️PRIVATE POOL Gated for Child Safety ☀️ FREE WiFi, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for you review. We always recommend a car, and you will know there is a very good taxi service from Almyrida. Gavalochory is a great place to eat, and such good vaue! Regarding shade around the pool area, the wooden pergola was refurbished at...More

Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

Lovely villa. Great to relax in the pool after family days out exploring. In the hills but handy for the beach and local shops. Clean and welcoming villa. Great info pack from the owners. Can’t wait to go back.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Leaftown
DayTrip293676, VR Owner at ☀️ Near Almyrida ☀️PRIVATE POOL Gated for Child Safety ☀️ FREE WiFi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our info pack contains information about places to visit, restaurants etc. We also have a very good local team who can give great ideas and suggestions about what to do when you are not chilling out by the pool.

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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely comfortable villas with everything you need to make you feel at home. Well equipped kitchen and good quality bed linen does make a difference! Nice big pool although we weren’t brave enough to venture in in November. Several very nice restaurants within walking distance...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank KML203
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Villa and surrounding areas all well maintained, clean and met our expectations. Owner (John) met us upon arrival and ensured that everything was as we expected and gave us some tips on things to do to make our stay comfortable. Additional villa maintenance team (Mark...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in villa Helios for 2 weeks in July. There were 5 adults and 2 children (8 and 3 yo) in our party. The villa was in a quiet location, about 10mins drive from Almyrida and about 45mins from Chania airport. We enjoyed being...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Helliibelli
Management response:Responded 28 July 2018

Thanks for your review and we are glad you had a good time. The only point I would disagree with is the drive time from the villa to Almyrida which is 2 minutes not 10! (I have timed it! It is definitely 2 minutes from...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Additional amenities & feature info
The house is also suitable for wheelchair users. There are only a couple of steps to negotiate from the gravel drive up to the house.. Downstairs double bedroom with shower room and W/C next to it. Each bedroom also has a private balcony with breathtaking views over open countryside
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About the neighbourhood
VILLA ASTERIA is situated 2 km inland of the fishing village of Almirida (sometimes spelt Almyrida) on north west coast. This is to the east of Souda Bay on the Apokoronas peninsular, about 20 kilometres from the city of Chania and its airport.OUR LOCATION is ideal if you want a quiet family holiday with plenty of sun and sea, yet you are never far from civilisation and the bustling cafe culture and nightlife of nearby villages. Nearby ALMIRIDA VILLAGE has around a dozen restaurants and tavernas, mostly along the seafront, so you can enjoy your meal just a few metres from the waves. Variety is everywhere. Nightlife - there are several quite trendy bars open until silly hours, and there is often a disco in Niki bar on a Sunday night. You can also expect impromptu musicians to turn up at an...
Getting around
A car hire is recommended, though not strictly necessary. There is a good local taxi service in Almyrida.
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