ABOUT VILLA VISTA I
Vista I [Sleeps 4]
The villa has a single parking space at the side.
There is a small gate with a 3 steps leading to the entrance terrace.
On entrance is the lounge area with the open plan kitchen. The kitchen has a microwave.
The villa is furnished with traditional Cretan furniture.
Along the corridor on the left is a bathroom with washing machine. Straight in front is a twin bedroom with double doors leading to the entrance terrace.
The first level has another bathroom and a double bedroom with doors leading to a large terrace and beautiful views of the sea.
At the back of the villa and 19 steps up is the shared pool area with Vista II. The pool is oval shape. At its widest point the pool is 3.6m and 7m at its longest point. The pool is 24m2.
The pool is accessed by a chrome ladder with 3 steps.
There is a large sunbathing area around the pool.
The villa has air conditioning.
This villa can be booked with the villa behind (Villa Vista II) for two families.
Villa Vista I is in the village of Kokkino Horio.
There are several nearby in the village of Almyrida.
Nearest bank at Kalyves.
Taxis are still reasonable price on Crete as fares are all regulated. Taxi service at Almyrida. Phone numbers in the villa.
Health Centre at Vamos 24 hrs.
Almyrida but airport is usually cheaper.
The villa does not have WiFi but most tavernas do.
The ferry from Piraeus on the mainland docks at Souda, a twenty minute drive from Apokoronas. There are two ferries a day.
The better and more reliable repairers are at Kalyves ( nearest ) or Vrysses.
The bus route between Rethymno and Chania is Ktel and it skirts the village to the south and west with stops at Kambia and Plaka.
1 in village plus a mini market selling British goods. There are more very good tavernas at nearby Plaka and excellent food in Almyrida.
Nearest beach is Almyrida. Lovely sand and very safe. All amenities. There is a small cove to the north of the village which is good for snorkelling.
There is PADI diving at Almyrida. Aine Cretan Villa Holidays can arrange a booking for you.
There are sea fishing trips from Georgioupoli or you can fish the estuaries. No river fishing on Crete due to the nesting grounds of the loggerhead turtles. Beach and rock fishing can bring in bream, bass, eels, mullet and snappers. Lots of octopus and sea urchins in the rocky shallows.
There are courts at Almyrida and Souda. Aine Cretan Villa Holidays can book a court for you.
Best shopping is at Chania but Rethymno comes a close second. Shops shut at 2:00pm and open again at 5:00pm. Tourist shops generally stay open all day and close very late.
Crete is well known for some of the best walks in the Mediterranean area. Especially around the Apokoronas. Details in the villa.
There are several gorges a short distance from Kokkino Chorio. Details of coaches ( best way ) to the gorges can be had at Almyrida, small kiosk, or at Georgioupoli where there are several shops.
Tune your radio to 93.2 if you like non stop music in the english language.
There are interesting boat trips from Almyrida and Georgioupoli and there is a pirate ship that leaves Souda every day for a fantastic day out for kids and adults as well.
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