Lisara Villa's are four villa's (Newly built in 2007) to rent in a small walled and gated secure complex with a there own 35m sq (1.6m deep) swimming pool. the complex has open fields with great views to three sides. We also have a certified Lifeguard available if required to add that bit of extra piece of mind at an extra cost. The villa/Apartment's are just a two minute walk from the village centre, with 3 Taverna's and a mini market. Kokkino Chorio has stunning views over the Souda Bay with the large city of Chania in the distance, and out to the Mediterranean Sea. To the south Kokkino Chorio is overlooked by the White Mountain Range with it's snow caped peeks in the winter.
Just a couple of minutes walk away is the small village of Kambia. Kambia has a Art gallery of a resident Artist, Antonios Santorinio, who specialises in local Crete views/subjects. Also in Kambia is the property featured in the Channel Four/Discovery Channel program 'A Place In Greece' featuring Andrew and Brian who have now left the Island. Kokkino Chorio is just a few minutes drive from the villages of Plaka and the sea front village of Almyrida with its clean shallow 'Blue Flag' sandy beach's, Car and Scooter Hire, Shops, Internet Access, Bars, Supermarkets, Wine Bar and Taverna's. Almyrida also offers wind surfing, sailing lessons and boat trips. The larger town of Kalives is under a ten minute drive away.
We would recommend that you have a car or hire a moped, due to the village setting/location.
This is a two-bedroom villa with a shower room on the ground floor and a bathroom on the first floor. There is a communal swimming pool with sun lounger's, table and chairs and an outside shower. There is also a night safe.
1st Floor Bedroom has a King Size bed with bedside table, dressing table with mirror and stool. The bedroom has a double wardrobe. There is also a chair in the bedroom. French doors open out on to a small balcony, with views over to the Mediterranean Sea and pool. You also have views over the village of Kokkino Chorio. With an electric wall heater
On the first floor there is access to a large veranda, which has a table and set of chairs. From here you have views over the village of Kokkino Chorio and up to the Mountain of Drappanos.
Ground floor bedroom. This has two Single beds with bedside table, Fitted wardrobes and a dressing table with mirror and stool. There is also a chair in the bedroom. Windows to front and rear. With an electric wall heater
Living Area, Open plan with kitchen, living area and a dinning area. There is a three seat suede sofa, Leather casual chair, T.V. with DVD player, Hi-Fi/CD player and English channels on the satellite system. There is a selection of reading books. With an electric wall heater
The dinning area has seating for four people with a table. The kitchen has a cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster and kettle etc.
The seaside resort of Almyrida provides a wider selection of eating places, most are on the beachfront with views over the sea to the twinkling lights of the Akrotiri peninsula, a wi-fi internet cafe/bar is also available.
The nearest bank is in Kalives, just a 10 minute drive. The nearest pharmacy is in Almyrida.
Crete currently has one golf course built in 2004 and is situated near Heraklion which is approx 1 hour 20 mins from the villa.
Special Interest Holidays
The area around the villa is famous for its walking tours and trips to Samaria Gorge would be a must for the enthusiast.
Two water parks are located on the island with the nearest being just 25 mins drive from the villa. Chania harbour is a lovely area to explore with a variety of shops, taverana’s and stalls.
The Market in Chania hosts a variety of local produce including fish, meats and local herbs and spices.
Lake Kournos is just a 20 minute drive away and provides an alternative setting to the seaside. The beach of Almerida is an ideal spot for sunworshippers and families as its shallow waters provide a safe area to paddle, build sand castles and have fun beside the sea.
Sunbeds are available on the beach (a small cost is involved) and as the tavernas are within a few steps, Almyrida is an ideal spot to enjoy a cold beer or glass of house wine at lunchtime.
Almyrida's lovely sandy beach is only a 7 minute drive, all the beaches in the area are designated blue flag beaches.
You can go snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, off-roading in a 4x4 or by motorbike, walking and mountain biking across the mountains of Crete, including the Lefka Ori and Psiloritis mountain ranges, horse riding on the beach, local cycle hire and go sightseeing or just lay on the beach.
Plenty of walking in the White Mountains nearby - Scuba diving available from professional outfit at Chania harbour 25 minutes drive away. Or locally in Almyrida. Horse riding available at Georgeopolis only 20 minutes drive.
A Holiday with the best of everything. Relax by the pool and being in the countryside it's lovely and quiet. There is also an abundance of great beaches in this area.
Take a nice stroll to the village tavernas which serve fantastic souvlaki with some providing live traditional music during the season.
Why not visit Crete out of season, You can still get a tan in Nov/Dec and its cheaper
Distances from the Villa:
Village Tavernas - 4 mins walk.
Almirida beach and resort, 7 mins drive.
Kalives beach and resort, 15 mins drive.
Stavros beach and resort, 30 mins drive.
Kokkino Chorio Glass blowing factory, 5 walk.
Plaka village restaurants, 5 mins drive.
Chania centre & Market, 25 mins drive.
Georgioupolis beach resort, 25 mins drive.
Souda Port, 20 mins drive.
Lake kournas, 20 mins drive.
Souda war cemetery, 20 mins drive.
Gavalohori Museum, 15 mins drive.
You can go snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing, off-roading in a 4x4 or by motorbike, walking and mountain biking across the mountains of Crete, including the Lefka Ori and Psiloritis mountain ranges, horse riding on the beach, local cycle hire and go sightseeing or just lay on the beach.
Plenty of walking in the White Mountains nearby - Scuba diving available from professional outfit at Chania harbour 25 minutes drive away. Horse riding available at Georgeopolis only 20 minutes drive.