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Almyrida villa Apartment 5 minutes walk from beach with Wonderful Sea View

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Peaceful Location, Five Minutes Pleasant Walk to Beach and all Amenities

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a relaxing vacation with your family, this most comfortable villa apartment is the perfect place for you. It is superbly situated on the tranquil bay of Almyrida, with breathtaking panoramic views across the Aegean Sea. From the peace and serenity of this private apartment, a gentle stroll leads to the sandy beach and pretty cove, lined with romantic waterside tavernas. The location is ideal for exploring the surrounding countryside, ancient archaeological sites and the historical yet modern town of Chania with its beautiful Venetian harbour. The villa has peaceful setting and a large private salt water swimming pool overlooking the sea. All bedroom doors open onto balconies and terraces with spectacular views. The high quality accommodation features all modern conveniences including Satellite TV, DVD and air-conditioning/heating.

Wendy Huang
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Chinese
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a fantastic time, the children are still talking about your place and the pool. Thanks a lot Wendy! Ann and Andrew are very kind! Our holidays in Crete were wonderful!

John, August 2010.
Aug 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chania in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • village
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with shower, wc and wash basin. En-suite bathroom with shower, wc, and wash basin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - with king size beds and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 - with two single bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning to all rooms. There is one sofa bed in the sitting room, sleeps up to 2 people. The grounds are tidy, clean and well maintained. The apartment is child friendly. Outside: 5m stunning pool with children's pool. There are also ample comfortable sitting or lounging around areas, to take in the sun and the stunning views. There is an outside shower by the pool and outside furniture for your comfort. Utility Room: An ironing board, iron, clothes airer and hair dryers are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and all linen are included, but excluding beach towels. The property will receive a full clean prior to guest arrival. If guests require further linen or towel change during their stay this can be arranged for a small fee.


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Almyrida villa Apartment 5 minutes walk from beach with Wonderful Sea View
average rating of 4.5 based on 3 reviews

Everything within walking distance

  • 5 of 5

Having just returned from This beautiful resort totally relaxed and very relectant to leave. I can't praise this little fishing village of Almyrida enough.

The apartment was clean,well equipped and comfortable. There is a good sized swimming pool set in the gardens of the apartment...although it was a little cool for us as it was early in the year to swim.

A perfect base for us to explore the surrounding villages and resorts. The beach is only a 10 minute stroll away, with a variety of shops, mini markets, cash machines and a bakery. Some mornings we sat eating breakfast overlooking the bay with freshly baked bread. Glorious.

If your up to it there is a diving centre and windsurfing for rental. Or do as we did and laze on the sunbeds watching those falling of.

Along the seafront we found many Tavernas and bars all serving excellent Greek cuisine, and to our surprise we had complimentary raki and sweet after dinner. As the waiter told us you have 2 shots only...one for each leg.

I would recommend a trip into Chaniá for shopping and Falassarna to watch the sun set into the sea.

If your looking for relaxtion, a beach holiday, great food and wine all within walking distance of the apartment with beautiful sunsets over the Souda Bay...this is it. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Barry, I'm so glad that you and your family have totally enjoyed your holiday in my apartment in Almyrida. Hope to see you soon in the near future.
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Lovely once we got in!

  • 4 of 5

Just got home from beautiful crete. The apartment is lovely- very well equipped, clean, modern and spacious. My 4 year old really enjoyed the pool, although she struggled with the walk up the hill on the way back from the beach! The only thing that is needed is a sun umbrella that is not broken as the balcony doesn't get any shade until mid afternoon.

On the down side, we arrived late on Saturday night and struggled to find the apartment. Although the directions Wendy sent us were very detailed, the only sign was for 'Phoenix villas'. Once we had located the correct building, we found there was no key left for us, meaning we had to check into a hotel at 1am! Finally got in at 4 pm the next day after many phone calls. But the rest of our visit went much more smoothly and the cost of the hotel was refunded by the end of our stay.

I would definitely recommend the accommodation and the location, especially for young kids, but I would recommend a car to make the most of seeing the local area with many ruins and beautiful beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Chania Port
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
National Road
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.9 Kilometres
Almyrida Beach
Car: not necessary


A 5 minutes easy walk takes you to the blue flagged beach resort of Almyrida. The gentle sloping beach makes it very safe for children. More active holiday makers can make use of the windsurfing school or other boating pursuits. Kalives is a 5 min drive and is slightly larger then Almyrida with 2 big stretches of beaches. The nearby picturesque cove is ideal for snorkeling, diving or just jumping in!


Car hire is not essential. The nearest airport is Chania (40 mins drive). Heraklion Airport is approx 1.5hrs drive away. Car hire is possible with Auto Club, Kalives Travel or any of the main companies at both airports.


The numorous restaurants, mini-market and selection of shops of almyrida is only 5 min walk away. Kalives town, beach, restaurants, shops and supermarkets: 5 min drive. Chania town, harbour, shops, cobbled lanes, market hall, leather stalls, restaurants and excursions: 25 min drive.

Further Details:

45 min drive away is a fabulous water park and go carts. In Chania you will find many museums and historic churches off quiet squares. There are many boat trips on offer from the historic harbour area as well as many fabulous restaurants. For the young at heart there are many bars and discos. Chania also provides a selection of tourist shops to top boutiques. The large historic covered market hall provides a different shopping experience one not to be missed. Above Chania towards the airport side are many coffee houses and restaurants that provide breathtaking views over the city. The villa is situated very well for exploring the many picture postcard villages in the mountains and around the coast. Only a short drive from the villa takes you to the lovely Lake Kournas (20 mins), Avocado Farms and villages (25 mins), and for longer drives take one of the many scenic drives through the white mountains to the south coast and bath in the Lybian Sea. There are many half and full day drives available.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Chania, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter period
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To make a booking you can either call or email me. A non-refundable 30% deposit will be necessary to secure your requested dates. The 70% is to be paid, in full, at least 8 weeks prior to your departure. If booking made within 8 weeks, the full amount to be paid at time of booking. Payment can be made by bank transfer in Euros or Sterling.

Changeover Day:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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