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“Wonderful sea view. 800m from village tavernas and shop. ”

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Essential Information
Sleeps (Max) 4
Bedrooms 1
Shower Rooms 1
Maid Service Twice weekly
Pool Shared 13m x 6m
A/C Included
Floor Area m² 50
Car Hire Essential
Booking Information
Check-In Any day (after 16:00)
Check-Out Any day (before 10:00)
Minimum stay 5 nights
Local Facilities
Beach Kyani Beach 5,6kms
Tavernas Megala Horafia, 1km
Mini Market Megala Horafia, 1,2kms
Villa Equipment
Local TV
Hair Dryer
Iron
Toaster
Kettle
Sun Lounger
WiFi
Communal BBQ
Filter Coffee Machine
Fridge
Freezer
Hob
Cooking Utensils
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Rental Rate
Per Night From
£65

Aptera Bay View Apartments, Megala Horafia, Crete

Meticulously cared for by two brothers and their delightful sister and perched on the hill above Souda Bay, the Aptera Bay View apartments, share a privileged position overlooking Souda Bay  a view first enjoyed by the Minoans when they built their fortress at Aptera just over 500 meters away. Chosen as a good viewpoint then, it still cuts the mustard these days and although there's no longer any need to keep watch for pirates, it's certainly very pleasant to sit on your balcony at breakfast with a bowl of yogurt and honey and watch the ferries and fishing boats plying their way across the bay. Perfect for a holiday in Crete where the culture of sigar, sigar (slowly, slowly) gradually seeps into your being.

These smart, sparkling white apartments, arranged in two units, have a generosity in their layout which is reflected in the prettily flowered gardens in which they sit.
The lovely 6.30m x 13.50m pool has a separate children's pool and is set beside a large lawn, with space a plenty for sun beds under the shade of the palm trees.
Conveniently, three tavernas can be found in the village of Megala Horafia, 1 km away, as well as a small mini market. A further 3 kms brings you to  the tiny hamlet of Kyani with a choice of 2 tavernas and a quiet sandy beach and if you drive for  5 minute more you will arrive at  the bustling seaside town of Kalives.

One Bedroom Apts
The four one bedroom apartments are at ground floor level. The front door leads into an open plan living area furnished with Cretan sofa, which can be converted into two extra beds, dining table and chairs. Encouraging a through air movement, two sets of French doors open onto two generous sea view balconies, furnished with outside dining furniture. The neat kitchenette has a tidy run of wooden cupboards, a two ring hob, a small oven and a fridge. There is a tiled shower room.
The twin bedroom shares a sea view balcony with the living room as well as having its own sunny balcony to the rear of the apartment.

 

Greek Tourist Tax
 
From 1/1/18, the Greek Government introduced an overnight stay tourist tax of 0.50 €  per apt. per night.
 
You’ll be asked to pay the tax, in cash, soon after you check-in. 

 

EOT MHTE 1042K123K014160000

Aptera Bay Apt  1 Bdrm, Crete Latest review - Aptera Bay Apt 1 Bdrm, Crete
"Exceptionally well cared for property."
Mel H - Jul 2011
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Who at Freelance has visited or stayed at this villa

  • Diane - Greece Operations Director
    Diane
  • Chris - Operations Director
    Chris
  • Paul - Managing Director
    Paul
  • CJ - Finance Director
    CJ
  • Sylvia - Crete Operations Assistant
    Sylvia
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Minimum 5 nights
Any day arrival

Price is the total accommodation price.
Our price also includes:

24/7 Local Assistance
Free Air-Con
Free WiFi
Bed Linen & Bathroom Towels
Housekeeping (as per description)
Villa Info File (inc. maps & restaurant tips)
Payments required to confirm
  • 30% Required to Confirm your booking
  • Balance Due 8 weeks before Check-In
  • If within 8 weeks, 100% required to confirm
  • 24Hr Hold, No Charge, No Obligation
Aptera Bay Apt  1 Bdrm, Crete Latest review - Aptera Bay Apt 1 Bdrm, Crete
"Exceptionally well cared for property."
Mel H - Jul 2011
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Distances
Beach Kyani Beach 5,6kms
Tavernas Megala Horafia, 1km
Mini Market Megala Horafia, 1,2kms
Car Hire Essential
Location of Aptera Bay Apt 1 Bdrm
Megala Horafia, Crete

Some 12 km from Chania and perched atop a thyme-covered hillside overlooking the islands of Souda Bay the small village of Megala Horafia with a population circa 300, still boasts a church or two, plus a local kafenion, three tavernas and a thriving economy based on sheep and honey! The panoramic views of the distant mountains are quite remarkable.

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Floor plans
Not to scale, for general guidance only, if you have specific questions/concerns about the layout of the property then please call us on 01789 297705.

Mel H
"Exceptionally well cared for property."
Elena
A big thank you
"I did not get a chance to say to you our "thank you" for wonderful vacation at Crete Aptera. This was our first time on the island and not the last. We fell in love with Greek culture, history, friendly people, food, wine, greek sun and sea. Please pass on our BIG "Thank you" to Christos and Anna for warm welcome and keeping our stay comfortable and careless"
John Jameson
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John Folkes
Simply stunning view
"The view from Aptera apartments looking out over Souda Bay was simply stunning. The ancient ruins of Aptera are just a 5 minute walk away and provide an idyllic way to spend a couple of hours away from the pool and gardens. The village of Megala Horafia is 1km away and has 3 decent restaurants and a small bar all of which make you very welcome. Forget the long trip to the Samaria Gorge and instead try the local Theriso Gorge."
Anita Evans
Very spacious
"Compared to many 1 bedroomed appartments these are very spacious. Beautifully clean and well maintained with good quality fixtures and fittings. Owners are very friendly and anxious to please. They thought we were arriving at 6pm, not 6am. As usual the Freelance machinery clicked into gear and everything was sorted quickly and without fuss. It is a very peaceful location - cannot recommend it highly enough."
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Flights to both Chania (CHQ) & Heraklion (HER) Airports

We don't book flights, we prefer to stick to what we love doing ( finding the best villas in the best places) below is  a rather good app showing flight routes, airlines, prices with links to the airlines to book.

** Top Tip **, if you avoid flying at the weekends or in different durations, 5,10 16 nights, flights are often a lot cheaper, and remember with Freelance you can arrive ANY DAY at our villas, good eh ...

If you prefer to talk;

Alan Garner - IAG If you prefer to speak to someone, we have found Alan Garner at VHG  Flights (A fully ATOL bonded company ATOL5889) very helpful (mention our  name when booking), you can call Alan on 01444 225 618 during office hours.

 

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