Amygdalia villas are stone-built private properties. With their own private pools are located on the slope of a hill in Livadia bay. These exceptional villas ensure complete calm & privacy. Privileged properties for those seeking a tranquil location. The main part of the villas is a wide all-open space consisting a styling living-room, dining-room and fully equipped kitchen. The comfortable furniture the white-painted wooden ceilings as well as the big terrace windows give the feeling of being into the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Collection Residences are 2bedroom villas. One master bedroom with en-suite bathroom & a twin bedroom with bathroom (a shower-hydro massage cabin). Extravagance Residences are 4bedroom villas with en-suite bathrooms. Earth-coloured rooms create a relaxing welcoming atmosphere. The comfortable sea beds and umbrellas give the opportunity to relax savouring a glass of wine by the pool while watching the route of sun sinking in the sea.
Services: Taverna 'kaliston' is open daily with traditional home made food with virgin olive oil and fresh vegetables which are grown in their vegetable garden. Eggs, chicken and local cheese is available from local farms. Fresh fish is a special dish cooked with the local recipe ( fresh fish with potatoes, tomato sauce and virgin olive-oil in the oven).
All visitors have the chance to taste home-made food, take it away or have it delivered to their villa and learn why the famous Cretan diet is amongst the healthiest in the world.
'Dusk' bar is next to the taverna offering any type of coffees, fresh juices, cocktails, ice-cream. Located on the upper level of the hill slope offers magnificent views of the sea just in front of your eyes.
Activities:Boat trips. Daily cruises and mini cruises can be arranged by Amygdalia villas wooden boat to nearby beaches inaccessible by other means of transport. Romantic trips along the coast is a unique experience savouring a glass of champagne while watching the most magnificent sunset of Crete.
Water sports like kite surfing, paddling and diving take place in Elafonisi beach by professional teams.
Lovers of snorkelling will find it adventurous to explore the marine life in the rocky & pebbly beach of Livadia bay.
Those who are bohemian in nature and like to inhale the 'aroma' of the wild flowers, bushes and trees give off have got the opportunity to walk through the natural paths leading to caves with stalagmites, open landscapes and olive groves.
Riding is another activity which will give you much pleasure. A feeling of freedom washes anyone down when riding by the beach and looking at the end of the horizon where the sky joins the sea.
Bird watching is possible with the use of binoculars available in the villa and a little patience to watch some couples hovering in the air.
Elafonisi is the landmark of western Crete. It is famous for its exotic sandy beach. A 15 minute drive from the villas will take you to the nearest sandy beach and the island of Elafonisi where the crescent and white sand is tinned with pink coral and fragments at the water edge. A great experience to walk across the shallow waters to reach the Elafonisi lagoon. Do not miss out on the boat trips to Kedrodasos the wood of cedars and nearby beaches. Elafonissi beach is an organised beach which attracts approximately 2500 visitors daily. Special tip: if you would like to avoid the crowd visit Elafonissi you 'd better visit it early in the morning or after 16:00 in the afternoon. Another alternative is to go on a boat trip to Kedrodasos or other beaches and return in the afternoon to enjoy tranquillity on Elafonisi beach.