Beachfront Apartment in Kalives, Chania, Crete

Apartment with Sea Views on The Beach

10 mins walk to the Village Centre

Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

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    £300 - £850WEEKLY
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    • Property type:Villa
    • Sleeps:6 (2 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
    • Air conditioning
    • Internet access

    Location:

    Property description

    'Kalyves beach' is the ideal luxurious duplex apartment location. 30 minutes from Chania Airport. Where can you find beach front apartments and of this standard? - only here! Whether you want to unwind and relax on the beach or enjoy the traditional everyday living of being in a real Cretan Village, Kalyves is for you. A selection of good tavernas both fish and traditional lamb and pork dishes are available. The Cretans really are very friendly and welcoming. You are assured of a wonderful welcome. The historic Venitian City of Chania is merely a 20 min drive or bus drive away. It is a shopper’s paradise with markets, walkways and harbour. Further in land experience traditional Cretan Villages. There is so much to see in this area you will want to come back.

    Accommodation description

    Bedrooms:
    Bedroom 1 with double bed.
    Bedroom 2 with twin beds, (or double) with sea view, balcony, with outside furniture
    Bed settee in the lounge, sea view, balconies with outside furniture

    Bathrooms:
    Bathroom 1 with shower.
    Bathroom 2 with bath.
    Both incorporating wc's and wash hand basins.

    Kitchen:
    Fully equipped kitchen with crockery, cooking and eating utensils.

    Utility Room:
    Washing machine, iron and ironing board are supplied within the apartment.

    Living Rooms:
    Lounge with magnificent sea and beach views. TV/DVD/Satellite. Double bed settee, seating, table chairs and outside balcony furniture.

    Other:
    Air conditioning in all rooms.
    Sunbeds for use on the beach.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Towels and bedding are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

    Amenities/Facilities:
    Parking.

    Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Air Conditioning, Cot, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite, TV.

    Location Type:
    Waterfront, Village.

    Accessibility
    Not suitable for guests with mobility problems.

    Outside
    4 outside balcony areas. With seating and tables. Al fresco dining from the lounge balcony with excellent sea views. Loungers available.

    Rates

    Prices

    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    27 May 2014 - 17 June 2014 £ 550.00 7
    1 July 2014 - 19 August 2014 £ 850.00 7
    2 September 2014 - 13 September 2014 £ 550.00 7
    13 September 2014 - 29 November 2014 £ 450.00 7
    2 March 2015 - 26 March 2015 £ 300.00 7
    26 March 2015 - 23 April 2015 £ 460.00 7
    23 April 2015 - 23 May 2015 £ 550.00 7
    23 May 2015 - 30 June 2015 £ 600.00 7
    30 June 2015 - 25 August 2015 £ 850.00 7
    25 August 2015 - 24 September 2015 £ 650.00 7
    24 September 2015 - 28 November 2015 £ 499.00 7

    Notes on prices
    Prices are for the property per week. A refundable breakage deposit is required. Payments can be in Euros, UK Pounds or CHF and by bank transfer. A deposit is required to secure your booking. Contact us for a payment schedule. Day of arrival indifferent. We speak French, English, Italian and Spanish.

    Changeover day
    Arrival / changeover days flexible, Just ask!

    Booking notes
    Prices are for the apartment per week and includes electricity, bed-linens and bathroom towels. Does not include beach towels. To secure your booking a deposit is required. Contact us for a payment schedule in Euros,UK Pounds or CHF. Full and easy driving directions with photographs sent prior to your arrival. Day of arrival indifferent

    Location

    Beachfront Apartment in Kalives, Chania, Crete

    About the area

    Coast/Beach
    On the beach! The little private residence has its own entry to the beach.

    How to get there
    Chania Airport 30 mins. Heraklion Airport 90 mins. Car hire contacts available. Car not essential if you want to experience typical Cretan village life and a beach holiday. Flights with Easyjet, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomsonfly. First Choice, Aegeanair and Olympic Airways are available to Chania from most of the major UK airports. Easyjet flights direct to Chania from Gatwick. Ryanair direct from Glasgow, Stansted, Bristol etc. Also try www.skyscanner.net

    Distances
    5 minutes walk to the centre of Kalives village. Souda port 15 mins drive. Lake Kournas 35 mins drive. Almirida beach 10 mins drive. Souda Allied War Cemetry 20 mins drive.

    Further Details
    Supermarket opposite the apartment. Excellent range of Taverna's 1 min away and in the village centre. Lots of local shops to meet your everyday needs and a range of tourist shops.

    House swap
    Willing to swap in town like Rome, Barcelona, Nice, Madrid, Paris.

    Guest reviews

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    Guest
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    5/5

    Reviewed by: Andy & Sally Sayner, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 17 August 2014

    Date of stay: July 2014

    "Good to be back !"

    Spent another great fortnight in the Warwick's apartment in Kalives. This was our third visit over the space of 5 years. Good location on the edge of a 'real' village, where you can spend time over a Mythos outside the bar in the centre, watching the world go by. Good beaches and a wide choice of tavernas in the village, all offering good food at very reasonable prices, with friendly service thrown in. We hired a car and enjoyed driving through the mountains to the south and west coasts. So much to do and see in the area that a third visit doesn't seem repetitive. Enjoy a boat trip from Chania or Kissamos, or a wander through the narrow streets and harbour side in Chania or Rethymnon. All this and a supermarket just across the road ! Highly recommended.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, sightseeing, families with young children and romantic getaway

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    4/5

    Reviewed by: The Gilmours, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 18 July 2014

    Date of stay: June 2014

    "Great holiday"

    Yes we enjoyed our stay in Crete, it all seems rather along time ago now! The apartment was clean and adequate, and had every thing we needed, perfect for INCA supermarket and the village of Kalyves which is delightful. The apartment site was excellent if you didn't want the hassle of a hired car. The bus from the airport dropped us off just outside the apartment and there was a good bus service into Chania several times a day. We hired a car locally on a few occasions and experienced the delights of the White Mountains, the lake at Kavalos and the south coast along to Frangokastello.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, tourists without a car and sightseeing

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    5/5

    Reviewed by: Strds, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 18 October 2013

    Date of stay: September 2013

    "Return to Crete"

    The listing was extremely accurate. Clean & tidy and very well placed for restaurants, bars and shopping. A car is not necessary unless you wish to see what the island has to offer. I would recommend this apartment and Kalives. Very friendly people, lovely restaurants & bars/cafes. Our favourites were Provlita, and the two closest to the apartment. The bar/cafe we used all the time was on the main junction by the church. Wonderful holiday.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, girls getaway, sightseeing, families with young children and romantic getaway

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    5/5

    Reviewed by: Line N., Norway

    Reviewed: 10 September 2013

    Date of stay: July 2013

    "Flott leilighet med sj?utsikt "

    Hadde en flott ferie her i Kalives . Leiligheten hadde flott sj?utsikt fra en hyggelig balkong. Leilighet i 2 etasjer , soverom 2 stk. nede og 2 balkonger + 1 stort bad . 2etg. stue ,kj?kken og bad nr.2 . Balkong uten for kj?kkenet , og balkong med sj?utsikt fra stuen.Flott leilighet , rent og pent ! Kort vei til INKA supermarked -rett over veien ! Brukte 10 min inn til selve Kalives . Mange restauranter her . Vi vil sterkt anbefale ICARUS som har nydelig mat og veldig hyggelig personale :) Stranden ved leiligheten er lang og flott . Veldig koselig her !!

    Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, families with teenagers and romantic getaway

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    4/5

    Reviewed by: Mr & Mrs Gither, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 15 August 2013

    Date of stay: July 2013

    "Potter Apt"

    Very nice flat in an excellent location. The small balcony has a sea view- right on the beach front. Everything is well within easy walking distance. The resort has plenty of bars and restaurants but still maintains a quiet and relaxed atmosphere- no clubs or discos. The apartment is well equipped and comfortable. The beach is clean and plenty of sun beds to be had. The restaurants offer a wide range of authentic Greek food-we especially enjoyed the food and welcome in Kostas and Eleni's taverna. There is a bus service to both Lindos and Rhodes as well as local car hire and boat trips. It is especially hot in August but there's an excellent air-conditioning unit in the apartment.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car and romantic getaway

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    Guest comments

    We had a fantastic time. Your apartment is wonderful, the website doesn't do it justice. Apartment is an understatement - more like a Villa. On the beach! Yes. + it's on two floors, modern, clean & very comfortable. Honestly, the best memories of our holiday are from our stay at your apartment. We look forward to coming back in the future and have already recommended your apartment to friends and relatives." Jess D Sweden
    The best recommendation I can make is that I have already booked to go back next year and hope to go again in September. I have been visiting Kalives for over 10 years and can honestly say that I have never found cleaner, more comfortable, well decorated and maintained apartment, and right on the beach! - It was superb (and excellent value for money). I hope not too many people read this review - the apartment might get fully booked when I want to come in the future."
    Jane Roberts Windsor UK

    About the Owner

    John and Christine Warwick. He is British, she is French/Italian. We both fell in love with Crete, the island, the weather, the locals and their Cretan hospitality. We had visited many other European Countries but never felt as comfortable and at ease as in this part of Western Crete. We had been looking for somewhere to buy and to share with our friends and extended family so when the opportunity arose we had no hesitation. We want our visitors to share the enjoyment we have experienced in this part of Crete and will endeavour to give you as much information as possible to ensure you a wonderful holiday.

    Year property purchased: 2008

    Why this location?

    Regarding Crete, I fell in love with the island the first time I came to visit and this triggered our desire to buy a property there. I am myself Italian and French and Crete reminded me of both Cote d'Azur and Toscana before these places were spoiled to some extent by overbuilding and mass tourism. Western Crete is considered the most traditional part of Crete. We are at easy reach from the wonderful old Venetian town of Chania (La Canea) as well as Rethymno with its Turkish legacy. Our apartment is modern and well equipped and YES right on the beach with direct access to the beach through the 16 apartment complex. Taverna 2 minutes away, Supermarket opposite. Location, location, location !

    What are the unique benefits of the property?

    The apartment benefits from a sea view and an access from the communal area direct to the beach. This means no road to cross to get your feet into the sand and you will almost feel like you are in a private beach with golden and fine sand. You will enjoy having your meal on the balcony with view on the sea unless you prefer to indulge yourself in one of the many local taverns within walking distance. Indeed you don’t need a car to stay in our apartment since all the amenities are within easy reach and yet the property is still remote enough from the core of Kalyves to ensure a peaceful stay. The bus stop to Chania, Rethymno and Heraklion is near by. Chania is just at 20 minutes and should you want to have a night out in its old buoyant Venetian harbour, a taxi is easily organised.

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    Beachfront Apartment in Kalives, Chania, Crete

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