ABOUT VILLA SONJA
Villa Sonja ( sleeps 6 )
Set in the olive groves in Vrysses this wonderful and peaceful villa consists of;
On entrance to the left is a beautiful fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, espresso machine, fridge freezer and a small breakfast bar with seats. There is also a wc with basin.
The spacious living/dining area has TV, Wi Fi and a stone fire place. Double doors lead to a wrap around terrace with hammock, table and chairs, fridge freezer and pool and terrace area. There are steps through a gate down to the lovely garden with mature trees and lawn.
From the dining area is a small passage to the main bedroom with TV and doors leading to the pool and terrace area. The master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe, large ensuite with bath and separate shower. From the bathroom are a utility room with washing machine, dryer and a door to outside.
Steps down lead to a twin room and a double room, both with TV. Each room has double doors to a shared covered terrace with table and chairs to enjoy the very well kept garden. There is a family bathroom on this level with bath/shower.
The villa has a private pool, Wi Fi. A car is essential to visit the wonderful sites of Crete.
The owners own the surrounding olive groves and stay there in the summer. So if needed are available for help, advice, though not intrusive.
The Greek banks are in the process of installing many ATMs in all the villages of the Apokoronas. When reading there will probably be one in Vrysses.
Nearest bank is at Vamos but the quickest to get to would be at Gerorgioupoli via the main highway.
Taxis are still reasonable price on Crete as fares are all regulated. Taxi service at Vrysses. Phone numbers in the villa.
Health Centre at Vamos 24 hrs.
There is a car hire company in the village but airport is usually cheaper.
The villa does have WiFi and 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.
There are two very reliable repairers in Vrysses.
The bus route between Rethymno and Chania is Ktel and it goes through the village.
There are several good tavernas in Vrysses and many in this region.
Nearest beach is Georgioupoli where there are several good sandy beaches. Keep watch on small children as there can be riptides at certain times of the year.
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 Vrysses especially the Imbros on the road to Chora Sfaxion. Details of coaches ( best way ) to the gorges can be had 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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