Perfect for a romantic break for 2 people, or a family holiday for 3, this villa, which overlooks the village Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa, is the ideal choice.
This self-catering cottage consists of one double bedroom with A/C, which overlooks your own private Pool.
In the traditional sitting/dining room there is a TV, a comfortable L shaped settee / bed and table and chairs.
There is also a modern kitchen area that opens onto a terrace situated in the south part and close to your own private secluded Pool and BBQ.
In this area there are parasols and deck-chairs, surrounded by a garden of rich vegetation whilst the bird-song and the aromatic herbs offer special moments to the visitors.
Parking for your car is very close by.
THE COTTAGE FACTS AT A GLANCE.
Open plan living/dining room with TV
Full equipped kitchen with oven, 4 hobbs and fridge
Double bedroom has air condition for comfort on hot nights.
Bathroom with shower
Mature garden and grass
Private swimming pool 7m x 4m (depth: 1-1.6m)
Check in after: 2:00 PM
Check out before: 11:00 AM
is situated 2 km from Kolymvari
, which is at the edge of the Rodopu Peninsula, 22 km from Chania
center and 30 km from the airport of Chania. It's location, near the junction of the national road, allows access to Chania in about 20 minutes.
The village of Spilia is named after the Cave of Ai-Yiannis Erimitis
which is to be found in the west part of the village on the hill above both Villa and Cottage, on an impressive site of great historical importance with it's purported Healing Waters and exceptional views of the olives groves, the sea and the White Mountains.
Dominating the village is the Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa
, whilst a short distance away is a Spring and the dense vegetation of extremely high Plane Trees, that are centuries old.
Under the trees is a very pleasant and locally run taverna offering traditional food.
Close by, there are 3 small mini-markets where you will find provisions; fresh bread, fruit and vegetables and indispensable articles.
In charming Kolymvari
(5 minutes by car) you will find the Iera Moni Gonias Monastery
and the Orthodox Academy of Crete
In the village there are many pleasant tavernas, restaurants and kafenios, a post office, a medical center, a supermarket and bank / ATM's.
The area is famous for its fish, landed fresh daily from the harbour, the fragrant wine of the Kissamos area and the awarded olive oil with it's low acidity rate.
Spilia village is ideally located for you to visit the most important coasts of Crete, the well-known Falassarna
with the immense sandy beach, the ancient town and the enchanting lagoon of Elafonisi
, attractions awarded by international organizations for their clearness and the multicolour sand formations. In the wider area is set the beautiful lagoon of Balos at Gramvousa
where you can enjoy all the tints of blue and green.
Night-life, beach bars, wind-surfing and other extreme sports can be found in abundance all in the Platanias
area which is not far away.
Directions to Spilia Villas
45mins by car
20mins by car
5mins on foot to the nearest taverna from both Villa and Cottage. A large variety of tavernas, snack-bars, kafenios, supermarkets. (5 mins drive)
There is a Dr's surgery and pharmacy in Kolymvari (5mins by car). The modern central hospital is outside Chania just off the national road. (20 mins-25mins by car)
Places you must visit
Cave of Ai-Yiannis (3mins drive)
Ancient Falassarna coast (approx 25mins)
Elafonisi (50 km- approx 1 hour)
Balos-Gramvousa (15mins drive to the departing port)
Platanias (10mins drive)
Chania (15mins-20mins drive)
Closest Airport: Chania
Closest Airport Distance: 38km
Closest Beach: Kolymbari
Closest Beach Distance: 2km
Closest Restaurant Distance: 0.1km
Closest Shopping Point Distance: 0.6km
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