ABOUT VILLA SPLENDID
Villa Splendid [sleeps 6 people]
Villa Splendid is situated in the village Lake Kournas.
There are several nearby in the resort of Georgioupoli.
Nearest bank at Georgioupoli.
Taxis are still reasonable price on Crete as fares are all regulated. Taxi service at Georgioupoli & Dramia. Phone numbers in the villa.
Health Centre at Vamos 24 hrs.
Georgioupoli but airport is usually cheaper.
The ferry from Piraeus on the mainland docks at Souda, a twenty minute drive from Apokoronas. There are two ferries a day.
The nearest bus stop for the Rethymno to Chania bus is a 3 klm walk. Best bet during the summer months is the regular road train from Rethymno or Georgioupoli. Stops at the lake.
There is a taverna close to the villa and also several very good tavernas at lakeside.
There is a beach area around the lake but there are tremendous beaches 9 klm long from Georgioupoli toward Rethymno.
Diving can be arranged at one of two shops in Georgioupoli or at Almyrida on the north coast of Apokoronas.
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.
There are several gorges a short distance from Lake Kournas. Details of coaches ( best way ) to the gorges can be had at Georgioupoli where there are several shops.
There are interesting boat trips from Georgioupoli and there is a pirate ship that leaves Souda every day for a fantastic day out for kids and adults as well.
Co Reg No 9429939
Kambia, Apokoronas, Chania.
+30 694 288 0499
25 Station Road
Suffolk IP27 9JA
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