Villa Alsoneiro offers a lovely setting for a relaxing holiday in Western Crete or a perfect location to enjoy local Cycling and Walking tours of the area.
It is hard to describe in words, the tranquillity and sense of calm experienced from this lovely spot in Crete, and every window offers up a different view.
Situated walking distance from the local village of Plaka and 20 mins from the seaside town of Almyrida. (Approx 1.6km/1 mile) The villa provides comfortable accommodation for up to 6 persons and includes Wifi and air-conditioning throughout. The double balcony offers a breath-taking view of Souda Bay where you can often see the ferries coming and going from the other Greek Islands.
For Cyclists of all levels - The mountainous areas of Lefkar Ori (The White Mountains) provides excellent opportunity to access the winding hairpin bends of Crete and spectacular scenery of the area, ideal for cyclists. For less strenuous routes family biking is also available in the area (
For Diving enthusiasts there is an abundance of diving opportunities in the area and Almyrida provides an excellent diving centre which provides for all levels. ( Trips include Night Dives and trips to the local caves
The local Water Park is located close to Chania. ( . Lots of fun for all the family and accessible by car, coach or organised trip.
If Historical Settings are more your interest, Chania harbour is a lovely area to explore and has a variety of local shops and curios stalls nestled amongst the old Venetian buildings and an abundance of restaurants and Tavernas offering local specialities. The Market in Chania hosts a variety of local produce including fish, meats and local herbs and spices
Beaches - closer to home the Sandy Beach of Almyrida is an ideal spot for sun worshippers and families as its shallow waters provide a safe area to paddle, build sand castles & 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 retsina at lunchtime.
Non motorised Water Sports are available from Almyrida Bay.
If relaxing is more for you and you can drag yourself away from the view on the balcony, the large private patio downstairs is an ideal place to enjoy a family BBQ or simply to relax in the sun, using the loungers provided.
The garden features a variety of local plants including various herbs which create a lovely aroma as the sun goes down. Furnished to a high standard the villa offers a comfortable stay for visitors of all ages.
Airconditioning is provided through out and can double up as heating during the winter months making the Villa an ideal location for a winter stay.
A Welcome Pack is provided and comprises of coffee sachets, tea, sugar portions, semi skimmed milk, pure orange juice and water. If you would like further supplies such as bread, wine etc these can be provided at a small cost. Information on Gluten Free or Lactose products is available on request
Internet Access is via WiFi
The Pool - Villa Alsoneiro is part of a small complex of 5 properties all facing towards the pretty bay of Souda. The pool is the central point and is an ideal spot to cool off or share a moment with your neighbours should you wish to. However, the various areas around the property itself offers space to relax in private. The pool is 1.6m in depth and is ( 5m x 3m )
The garden area, next to the porch is a good spot for taking in the morning sunshine.
Entrance to the area is via a private gate, which ensures that there will be no passing visitors to the pool or public areas around the pool area. Visitors staying in the 5 villas have exclusivity to the pool.
A Car park is provided.
Registered with the Tourist Office of Greece MHTE 135247896 AB CHANIA