Villa Katerina, built with local traditional materials, enjoys extensive views all around of endless olive trees, the White Mountains and the sea, that one can enjoy from any part of the Villa; the luxurious construction and the decoration are the main characteristics of this Villa.
This self-catering Villa was built in 2004, sleeps up to 6 persons and is composed of 3 en-suite bedrooms, a large living area and kitchen.
Overlooking your own private Pool and the sea, one of the bedrooms is on the ground floor and has a double bed and en-suite shower room with Jacuzzi bath.
The other two bedrooms are on the first floor. One of them has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with Hydro Massage Shower. The other has two twin beds, en-suite bathroom and Hydro Massage Shower.
From both upstairs bedrooms you step out onto a large veranda which overlooks the olive groves, the White Mountains and the sea.
On the ground floor there is an open plan living/dining room with a large couch for 6 persons, an easy chair and TV / CD. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher washing machine and all the necessary requirements for cooking a meal of your taste.
The interior of the Villa is air-conditioned for comfort on hot summer days.
For any chill days possibly early and late season, there is heating throughout the entire Villa plus a cosy fireplace in the living room. Outside the Villa in a designated place you can find plenty of wood.
On the exterior there is also a large terrace with table and chairs overlooking the Swimming Pool, which is 7.5m x 4m (depth: 0.9m x 1.6m), with adjacent Children's Pool. There are sun-beds for relaxing, parasols and grass planted alongside.
Nearby is a barbecue that you may easily use. Your own private parking is right outside the Villa.
THE GROUND FLOOR FACTS AT A GLANCE
Open plan living/dining room with TV and view over the Swimming Pool, olive grove and the sea.
Fully equipped kitchen with oven and 4 hobs, coffee machine, toaster, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and washing machine accessed externally.
Twin bedroom with en-suite and Hydro Massage Shower.
French door opens onto the terrace.
Fireplace and C/H throughout the floor.
Air-conditioning throughout the Villa.
THE FIRST FLOOR FACTS AT A GLANCE
Double bedroom with en-suite and Jacuzzi bath opens onto a shared balcony with sea view and with stairs down to the Pool terrace.
Bedroom with 2 single beds and en-suite and Hydro Massage Shower that opens onto the shared balcony and with stairs down to the Pool terrace.
Check in after: 2:00 PM
Check out before: 11:00 AM
is situated 2 km from Kolymvari
, which is at the edge of the Rodopu Peninsula, 22 km from Chania
center and 30 km from the airport of Chania. It's location, near the junction of the national road, allows access to Chania in about 20 minutes.
The village of Spilia is named after the Cave of Ai-Yiannis Erimitis
which is to be found in the west part of the village on the hill above both Villa and Cottage, on an impressive site of great historical importance with it's purported Healing Waters and exceptional views of the olives groves, the sea and the White Mountains.
Dominating the village is the Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa
, whilst a short distance away is a Spring and the dense vegetation of extremely high Plane Trees, that are centuries old.
Under the trees is a very pleasant and locally run taverna offering traditional food.
Close by, there are 3 small mini-markets where you will find provisions; fresh bread, fruit and vegetables and indispensable articles.
In charming Kolymvari
(5 minutes by car) you will find the Iera Moni Gonias Monastery
and the Orthodox Academy of Crete
In the village there are many pleasant tavernas, restaurants and kafenios, a post office, a medical center, a supermarket and bank / ATM's.
The area is famous for its fish, landed fresh daily from the harbour, the fragrant wine of the Kissamos area and the awarded olive oil with it's low acidity rate.
Spilia village is ideally located for you to visit the most important coasts of Crete, the well-known Falassarna
with the immense sandy beach, the ancient town and the enchanting lagoon of Elafonisi
, attractions awarded by international organizations for their clearness and the multicolour sand formations. In the wider area is set the beautiful lagoon of Balos at Gramvousa
where you can enjoy all the tints of blue and green.
Night-life, beach bars, wind-surfing and other extreme sports can be found in abundance all in the Platanias
area which is not far away.
Directions to Spilia Villas
45mins by car
20mins by car
5mins on foot to the nearest taverna from both Villa and Cottage. A large variety of tavernas, snack-bars, kafenios, supermarkets. (5 mins drive)
There is a Dr's surgery and pharmacy in Kolymvari (5mins by car). The modern central hospital is outside Chania just off the national road. (20 mins-25mins by car)
Places you must visit
Cave of Ai-Yiannis (3mins drive)
Ancient Falassarna coast (approx 25mins)
Elafonisi (50 km- approx 1 hour)
Balos-Gramvousa (15mins drive to the departing port)
Platanias (10mins drive)
Chania (15mins-20mins drive)
Closest Airport: Chania
Closest Airport Distance: 38km
Closest Beach: Kolymbari
Closest Beach Distance: 2km
Closest Restaurant Distance: 0.1km
Closest Shopping Point Distance: 0.6km
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