ABOUT VILLA ALMATHEIA
Villa Almatheia ( sleeps 6 )
Set in the peaceful village of Melidoni amongst the olive groves. The villa is on a quiet plot, though not intrusive.
From the car parking area there are xx steps to the pool and terrace. On entrance directly in front is the large family bathroom, beautifully designed with bath/shower. To the left is a twin room with doors to the garden. To the right is a double bedroom with doors to the pool and terrace area. Leading off from the double bedroom is a twin room with bunk beds and a wc/basin. This bedroom has doors to the back garden.
Steps lead to the first floor. This floor consists of a kitchen and living area with built in dishwasher and washing machine, a microwave, hob, cooker and fridge freezer. A mahogany table and chairs split the kitchen and living area. From the living area there are two balconies each with double doors and beautiful views.
The pool has a small childs paddling area and is , 1m-1.50m in depth. It is accessed via two steps.
The villa has Wi Fi, TV, and DVD.
Melidoni is set peacefully away from the hustle and bustle of tourist life but close enough to enjoy.
A car is recommended for this villa.
At the bank at Vamos
Nearest bank at Vamos
Taxis are still reasonable price on Crete as fares are all regulated. Phone numbers in the villa.
Health Centre at Vamos 24 hrs.
We definitely recommend car hire when staying in this village and the cheapest is invariably at the airport.
The villa does have WiFi and most tavernas do as well.
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, or Vrysses ( nearest )
Bus routes are forever changing on the island as the infrastructure is continually being improved. Check out local knowledge for up to date information.
There are many tavernas locally and one in the village. There is an excellent taverna at nearby Nippos.
Nearest beach is Kalyves. Lovely sand and very safe. All amenities.
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.
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.
Crete is well known for some of the best walks in the Mediterranean area. Melidoni is a great starting point for many interesting walks. Details in the villa.
Details of coaches ( best way ) to the gorges can be had at Kalyves and 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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Kambia, Apokoronas, Chania.
+30 694 288 0499
25 Station Road
Suffolk IP27 9JA
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