After entering the house on your left you can see the open plan kitchen, as well as the dining area and on your right the living room, all with facades to the exquisite garden, suited with a fireplace where the decoration is merging the traditional style with dark colored wood as well as the contemporary style, and the wooden ceiling, that gives a feeling of coziness and comfort, creating a stress free environment.
Moving on you will find a spacious bedroom with a wide luxurious four-poster bed and the water closet fitted with a shower. Also a second capacious bedroom, equipped with two single beds. While in both bedrooms details with stone on the walls give a more traditional feeling, and the feeling of nature which is there to help you relax.
This unique house is fully furnished and is armedwith air conditioning units in all the rooms, central heating, and most importantly a beautiful landscape with trees and flowers, welcoming you and inviting you to enjoy your cup of coffee and unwind, while it lastly provides you with security and privacy since it is fenced all around.
Only 12km from Chania center, it gives you easy access to all services and amenities. Also 6km from the extraordinary beach of Marathi, it takes only a few minutes to reach the water during the hot summer days while you can also find restaurants with delicious traditional food and gourmet, and coffee shops as well to enjoy the sun accompanied by a refreshing drink. And last but not least it is only 3km away from the airport, for any little or big escape you long for.
Akrotiri lies 10 km north-east of Chania town close to the second airport of Crete. Akrotiri is famous for its long history and heritage. The village is adorned with interesting museums and monuments and monasteries like Gouverneto, Agia Triada and Paxinos. Around the beautiful village, you will find plenty of accommodations.
In close distance is the seaside settlement of Kalathas which has a beautiful sandy beach with crystalline waters. Other fine beaches can be found in Akrotiri, like Stavros beach, where, apart from the soft sand and the clear waters, visitors can admire a Neolithic cave that was used as a sanctuary from the Bronze Period and through all the Greek periods.
Akrotiri Chania, Crete, is a circular peninsula on the east side of Chania city. Akrotiri has a long history, a lot of monuments and even more natural beauties. Along the coastline of Akrotiri someone can find all types of beaches, from small private ones to huge sandy beaches with lots of visitor, taverns etc. Most of Akrotiri Beaches are protected from the strong north winds of summer and are located in a short distance from the city (10-15 km). Also, in the center of the peninsula, on an extended table-land, there is the airport of Chania.
The area of Akrotiri disposes many interested sights. You can visit the picturesque, traditional villages close to Akrotiri, among which is the village Stavros, where the popular movie “Zorbas” was filmed, the beautiful villages Sternes, Kounoupidiana, Korakies, Pithari, Aroni and Marathi, which was the seaport of the ancient city Aptera.
It is also worth visiting some old and historic monasteries: the Monastery of Agia Triada (Trinity) built in 17th century, 20 km from Chania, the Monastery of Gouverneto of 16th century, 25 km from Chania and of course, the Monastery of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) of 7th century, which is the oldest in Crete. It is built on a steep ravine and you have to descend 385 stairs to get there.
The Monastery is carved into the rock and the cave next to it was the place in which Saint John passed all his life, as a hermit. In the same area, between the two monasteries, there is the impressive cave of Arkoudiotissa or Arkouda (bear), which is called like this because of a stalagmite that has the form of the bear. One of the most important sights in Akrotiri is the tombs of Venizelos family. In this place, which offers a spectacular, panoramic view of Chania, is buried the most important Greek politician and prime minister of 20th century, Eleftherios Venizelos.
Some of the beaches are available for water sports. The northern beaches, especially, are ideal for windsurfing, because of the winds. The taverns and restaurants of Akrotiri Chania ensure dishes of high quality. Also, in the small traditional cafes you can taste the local drink raki, combined with traditional tit-bits.