Kokkino Chorio Villa Rental Photos and Description
A beautiful complex comprising of nine detached villas built from local sandstone. Each villa consists of two bedrooms and comfortably sleeps up to five people. Situated high up in the village of Kokkino Chorio - spectacular views of the Island and Bay of Souda await anybody who chooses to stay here. Facilities include two shared swimming pools, a children's playground and a taverna. The blue flag beach of Almirida Village is just a short ten minutes drive away.
Go beyond the tourist eye: A collection of nine villas owned by a Cretan couple who are looking forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of Crete. More than a holiday - St George's Retreat offers you the opportunity to truly experience all that Crete has to offer. Whether that's learning about the Island's history, sampling the food from the best travernas or indulging in the fruits that grow freely in the Retreat, this is a Cretan experience to remember. As you might expect, with villas of this calibrate, all fully equipped to the highest of standards. Also within the grounds there is a large BBQ area, a children's playground, a vineyard and lots of fruits tree and herbs ready to be picked by our guests - The 9 villas are positioned within the grounds in such a way, that makes them ideal for families and friends who would like to holiday together, but still maintain their own private space.
- pets considered
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
Each villa is beautifully decorated in a contemporary style that is synonymous with the surroundings. The amenities include:-
A fully working kitchen
Lounge area with satellite television
Bathroom/ bathroom and separate toilet (depending on villa choice)
Two bedrooms with either twin, double of bunk beds (depending on villa choice)
Washing machine, iron and ironing board
Fresh towels and pool towels
Outside terrace with table and chairs
Maid service providing full change of linen once a week
As you might expect, there are an abundance of tavernas to choose from throughout the local villages of Kokkino Chorio, Plaka, Almyrida and Kalives... all just a maximum of 15 mins drive away. As the owners are both local to the area, they will be able to help you select the best places to try in accordance with your particular tastes.
There is a small local supermarket situated in Plaka as well as a larger INKA in Kalives. If you prefer to try local produce, there are also local butchers and green grocers located within Kalives town.
Chania is the main town of the area and just 30 mins drive away from the Retreat. Here you will find a whole host of shops to satisfy the needs of anyone looking to engage in a little retail therapy! In addition, Chania boasts a beautiful Venetian harbour and square known as the 'Old Town' and no trip to Crete would be complete without a visit there.
For those who are interested in diving, there are two diving centres located in Chania and Rethimno (40 mins drive) offering a number of exciting dive sites to explore. Of particular interest may be the recently discovered Elephant Cave containing some of the best stalagmites and stalagtites in the world .... a real site to behold.
If you have any special interests, please ask the owners who will be only to happy to share their knowledge to ensure that you make the most of your stay in Crete.
It is essential to confirm availability with the owner before booking flights. To make a booking you can either call or email the owner - via the contact details in the contacts section. A non refundable 20% deposit will be necessary to secure your requested dates and needs to be paid within 2 days of your booking notification. The total booking cost is to be paid in full 40 days before the arrival date.