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Yiannis Cottage is situated in a small village in W. Crete, set above Spilia's Myrtidiotissa Church, with it's magnificent painted interior. Indulge yourself around your own beautiful private Pool, listening to bird-song and enjoying the scent of fragrant flowers. Enjoy the pleasures of the local tavernas, or eat by your Pool on warm balmy evenings. In this small rural village there are many beautiful & interesting Churches, also including the famous Cave Church of Agios Ioannis Ermitis [ St John The Hermit] with it's Healing Waters. 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 1 small mini market and a bigger one (2 minutes drive) 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. A group A car is included for bookings of 14 days & over. The famous Samaria Gorge, other wonderful Gorges & walks in the countryside are a delight. Whether you are looking for a totally relaxing, or a more adventurous holiday, you will find that Yiannis Cottage is the perfect base. Welcome pack.: A welcome pack will await you in the Cottage, consisting of traditional fresh organic products. A bottle of olive oil, raki, and local wine from Yiannis own farm. For you to enjoy leisurely breakfasts on your terrace overlooking the Pool, there is a breakfast pack consisting of bread, natural juices, eggs, [again from Yiannis own farm] bacon, marmalade and butter.
Cleaning and linen change.: Also included are bath & Pool towels. The Cottage is cleaned twice a week which includes linen and towel change.
Greek Nationak Tourism: Special seal of the Greek National Tourism Organization Code Number : 1354-12-1504
October 2014-Mar 2015 Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2015 7 night min stay
April Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015 7 night min stay
May May 1 - May 31, 2015 7 night min stay
June Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015 7 night min stay
July (SPECIAL OFFER) Jul 1 - Jul 20, 2015 7 night min stay
July-August (SPECIAL OFFER) Jul 21 - Aug 20, 2015 7 night min stay
August-September (SPECIAL OFF) Aug 21 - Sep 4, 2015 7 night min stay
September Sep 5 - Sep 30, 2015 7 night min stay
October Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Cottage rentals of 14 days or more, include a Group A car in the price, which is inclusive of all insurance and taxes.
Upgrades are available at extra cost.
For bookings till the 31th of December there is a Special offer for July-August and September
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Spila is located on the edge of the plain of Chania 2 km from Kolymvari, 22km from Chania city-centre and 35 km from the airport of Chania. The village is near the junction with the national road which allows access to Chania in less than 20 minutes. The village Spilia (cave in Greek) is named after the Cave of Ai-Yiannis Erimitis which is located in the west part of the village on a hill, on an impressive site of great historical importance with exceptional view
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