Useful info about the area and surroundings
The area around the villa
In the city of Rethymno which lies in frond of the villa, you will be able to find any kind of services, shops, restaurants, supermarkets and entertainment spots such as water sports, beach bars, cafes, nightclubs and etc. The great view over the Cretan Sea combined with the spectacular views of Psiloritis and the Lefka Ori mountains can be enjoyed from all angles of the villa.
This accommodation is definitely a tempting suggestion for families or large group vacations, offering not only an outstanding holiday experience full of calm and relaxation but also full privacy.
The closest beaches to the villa that we suggest you visit are:
The sandy beach of Episkopi which is 18 km away on your way to Chania. In the same direction Georgiopoulis with its shallow waters which are ideal for families with small children, the sandy beach of Panormo village on your way to Heraklion which is 20 km away, and the sandy beach of Bali on your way to Heraklion which is 32 km away.
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and “Preveli”. The distance to the South coast from the villa is about 40 minutes by car and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns. Crete is a magical island filled with myth and legend, a place to relax the ideal choice for all the family.
This small town in the heart of Crete always welcomes its guests warmly; it charms them with its Venetian romanticism and satisfies the needs of its modern visitors.
Rethymno introduces its guests to a magnificent Greece of another era. In the fairytale Old Town exists one of the best preserved Renaissance settlements in Europe whose magic surpasses the boundaries of the Citadel’s walls. Nested in the bosom of the White Mountains and Mount Priloritis, Rethymno boasts of beautiful beaches, genuine little villages, plus historic archaeological sites and monuments, while its nature reveals an almost crude wealth with deep ravines, endless sandy shores…