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Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Chania Prefecture, Crete
Villa Apo Petra is fully air-conditioned in all 3 bedrooms and main living area. For the cooler months there is also central heating for comfort. We have everything covered for families with TVs & DVDs in multiple rooms. There is a a PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii in the lounge with plenty of games and a portable iPod station you can use either in the house or down at the pool (our children never get bored and irritable!).

For adults there is a large selection of DVDs to watch should you wish to have a night in. There are reading books and maps on the area and local recommendations for restaurants and places of interest. Apart from all that, the many outside seating areas with the stunning views of the sunrise, sunset and in the evening to look up and see the amazing blanket of stars overhead is enough to fill your time over a g...
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Listing #HL201070
About the Owner
Sandra L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We always send our confirmed guests a full soft copy information pack. This includes detailed directions on how to get to the property (with pictures), information on how to collect keys and a whole host of suggestions for things to do and our favourite places to visit. Our maintenance company is local to the villa and on hand should you need any help during your stay. You will also have our mobile number should you need to reach us. We have all avenues covered to ensure you have a great stay in Crete.
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

To the reader of this review, this is a lovely quiet villa, the vista from either of the balconies is worth the cost of rental alone and that is truly only just the beginning of what is on offer. Three bedrooms, one with a double...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our family (2 x adults and our 3 grown up sons ) stayed for a week at this lovely villa .The views were fabulous and we spent nearly all our time lazing by the pool . The villa was well equipped with everything we needed...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were looking for a relaxing holiday with enough to do for 2 active teenagers but still a break from the pressures of work. Villa Apo Petra was the perfect location for this. It really feels like a home from home with everything you could...More

1  Thank timkeeping
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Showers
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Kokkino taverna and mini market are just a short walk (or 2 minute drive) from Villa Apo Petra. The family run traditional taverna is shaded by weeping willow trees, and has delicious food and very friendly owners (Zacharias and his son Yiannis) who know everything about the village and the surrounding area. During the summer months there are occasional live Cretan music nights at the taverna (once a month or so), which are a lot of fun. Kokkino Horio (“red village” in Greek) was the main village set for the film “Zorba the Greek”. There are little whitewashed houses and narrow streets that wind around the village center. At the village kafenion you can find older locals who were used as extras in the film, and they will happily show you photos of themselves with Anthony Quinn. Also located in the in the village is the famous glass blowing workshop. Here you can watch recycled glass being blown in the traditional manner, into amazingly beautiful products including lampshades, ornaments, decanters, plates and bowls. Directly behind the Villa, further up the mountain, you will see the old WW2 German look out post. Upon further inspection you can meander down the stairs deep inside the mountain where you will see the rooms used for storing supplies, sleeping and commanding military operations. There are numerous caves inside (you will need a good torch!) and the stairs eventually bring you out into the open space where there stands a tiny picturesque church;The Church of St George which was erected in place of the original church building which was destroyed in the war - however its ruins still stand proud. A monument marking those that died from the Village and surrounding area also resides here. This really is a fascinating piece of history right on your doorstep.
How to get there
Airport: Chania: 30 km Ferry: Souda: 15 km An easy 40 minute drive from Chania Airport. Many other flight options from Heraklion Airport which is a 1 hour and 45 minute drive along the main coastal highway. Cheap flights available by many companies including EasyJet into Heraklion and Chania Airport during the main season (April-October). Other good flight options provided by Thomas Cook, Monarch (AVRO), First Choice and Thompson. Out of season flights available via Athens. We recommend a local car hire company which is family run - details given upon booking.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby
Nearby cities
Crete Villas (5,612)
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