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Luxury Villa Dioskouroi eco pool & jacuzzi KalyvesTHE VILLA WAS BUILT IN 2021.The villa is located at the entrance of Kalyves, a popular coastal resort in northwest Crete. Kalyves is a small, cozy place where Greek traditions are still maintained and where everything is offered for a wonderful holiday experience. A Super Market is located 200 meters away, where you can find everything you need. In the area you can find lots of restaurants, taverns and café but also spend your day at the crystal beach nearby (150m away).
New Holiday Villa w/ Private Pool, close to beachKokomo Villas are located on a hill overlooking the bay of Lygaria in the greater area of Agia Pelagia. It can be reached from Heraklion/Heraklion Airport in about 25 minutes. It is easily accessible from the Highway and ideal as a base for exploring places of interest. Although close to various magnificent beaches, restaurants and supermarkets, it is also perfect for relaxing in privacy. ★Distances★ nearest beach 400m nearest grocery 200m nearest restaurant 700m Heraklion airport 22km
Seametry Luxury Living VillaThanks to its premium location at the crossroads among the city of Chania and the beauties of the mountain , SEAMETRY enables you to explore all the beauties Chania has to offer, ensuring the tranquility of your stay at the same time. SEAMETRY is just 3 km away from the port, 1.5 km from the center of Chania, and 10 km from the airport.
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Not only is Crete the largest of the Greek islands, but it’s also the fifth biggest in the entire Mediterranean. With a dramatic mountain range rising out of the sea and running across its 160-mile-wide span and natural harbors peppered along its northern coast, the varied topography means there’s something for everyone. Adventurers flock to hike the peaks of the White Mountains, beachcombers marvel at the pink hue of the sandy beaches of Elafonisi, celebrity jetsetters enjoy the high life in the former fishing village of Elounda, and towns like Agios Nikolaos manage to mix it all, with nature, marinas, shopping, and beaches.
With three public airports in Crete, the options to island hop by air are plentiful. The largest is Heraklion International Airport Nikos Kazantzakis (HER) on the north central coast (plans for a new Kasteli airport to replace this one are in the works). Chania International Airport Ioannis Daskalogiannis (CHQ) is in the northwest, and the smaller Sitia Public Airport (JSH) is on the eastern side. Direct flights from Athens are just under an hour, while nonstop flights are also available seasonally from various European cities such as London, Frankfurt, and Munich, plus Tel Aviv. Ferry options from Athens’ Piraeus range from 9 to 15 hours. Once you’re on Crete, taxis are available, but the north coast cities are also connected by bus service. If you’re planning to travel around the island, a car rental might be most efficient, though you’ll require some patience to find parking in major towns.
As the most southern of the Greek islands, Crete’s temperatures tend to be a touch lower than its neighbors. Its mountainous areas add to cooler air flow, making the island-wide averages in the 50s and 60s Fahrenheit in the summer, but in the mid-60s to mid-80s on the northern side. As the rainy season comes (January through March), so do the chills, with averages in the 30s and 40s and high 40s to 60s in the north. Spring and fall are ideal travel periods, with a general range of 50s to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Seawater may be cooler in the spring than fall, but nature is in full bloom in April and May. With its varied zones, pack in layers to prepare for any kind of weather.
The size of two football fields, the ruins of this palace date back to the prehistoric Minoan civilization (part of the Bronze Age), which ended around 1100 B.C.E.
Venetian Renaissance architecture is garnished with Turkish touches in the narrow lanes of this seaside neighborhood.
The highlight of the island’s White Mountains is this massive gorge — thought to be Europe’s longest — at an altitude of about 4,000 feet. A day-long, 10-mile hike leads to Agia Roumeli, where a boat ride back to Chora Sfakion passes by some of Crete’s most beautiful beaches.
For codebreakers, this may be one of the best places to try to solve a mystery. The Phaistos Disk clay tablet, with symbols etched from the Minoan period, still hasn’t been deciphered — and that’s just one highlight of the impressive prehistoric collection.
The small northern coastal town has the best of both worlds. There’s Old Town, with its charming narrow streets, and Dimokratias Street — better known as Beach Road — with its lively nightlife. Nearby Hersonissos (also written Chersonissos) provides a scaled-back version of both.