|Minimum Stay||5 - 7 nights|
Mandarin Cottage is on 2 levels.
The ground floor has a neatly fitted kitchen with full cooker and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, coffee filter and toaster plus many other utensils for easy living.
Passing through the dining area you enter into the cosy living room with fireplace, comfortable sofas and mod cons such as flat screen TV, DVD/CD.
The spacious master bedroom is located upstairs and is a delight with air-conditioning, en-suite jacuzzi bath and bathroom. There is a large balcony with direct views over the mountains, perfect spot for total relaxation. As with Lavender cottage, all the rooms are large and airy with tasteful furnishings throughout.
The cottages are recently renovated and now provide luxury accommodation with four poster beds and Jacuzzi baths - together with other excellent facilities. Perfect for romantic and peaceful hideaway holidays, our cottages are the right choice for couples. There is a pretty enclosed garden and small swimming pool shared by both cottages while each cottage has its own BBQ & table and chairs on the terrace. South facing to the stunning White Mountains, the cottages enjoy the Crete sunshine from morning until afternoon whilst the stone interiors of the cottages remain cool and refreshing. A 5 minute walk to the village centre of Listarda or 3 minute drive to the village of Vamos which has a range of tavernas, village shops, butcher, bakery and pharmacy. Litsarda is 10 minutes drive from a choice of beaches at Georgioupolis, Kalyves or Almyrida with plenty of local sites within easy driving distance.
Mandarin Cottage met all expectations and more. It has been expertly renovated with all amenties but respecting the noble ancient materials. Very well equipped and clean. Quiet, private with wonderful views from the upper floor terrace. Its location is perfect for a relaxing holiday and yet with very easy access to beaches(10mins), small town(5 mins) and indeed set in small rural village with its own family run restaurant.Highly recommended !
A choice of beaches at Georgoupolis, Kalyves or Almyrida can be found within 10 minutes drive. All beaches are sand and each of the beaches also has a little fishing harbour. The are a variety of facilities at the beaches, with restaurants and coffee shops.
Chania Airport - 45 minutes driving distance.
Heraklion Airport - 90 minutes driving distance.
Heraklion Port - 90 minutes
Rethymnon Port - 30 minutes
Car Hire is advisable.
Litsarda Village is an easy 5 minute stroll - there is a local pizzeria, a cafenion (very traditional, local greek coffee shop) and the local Greek Orthodox Church.
Vamos village is a larger traditional village, 3 minutes drive or can be walked in about 25 minutes if feeling energetic. There are more tavernas and facilities in this village.
Rethymnon and Chania town centres are approx 20 - 25 minutes drive and here you can find pretty cobbled venetian streets with more commercial shops.
Many people who choose to stay at our cottages enjoy painting, walking, bird watching and exploring the countryside. Most of our guests just require somewhere to totally relax and get away from stress of work. Some interesting days out include Samaria Gorge for keen walkers and Elafonisi beach in south west Crete for beach lovers.