Rethymnon is the capital of the Prefecture of the same name and it is built between the two other large cities of Crete. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, fountains etc. The Fortezza castle, at the top of a low hill named "Palaiokastro" dominates the town. It was built in 1590 to protect the city from the pirates raids and the Turks.
A sea side village, 40 km south from Rethimno, with 237 permanent residents, built at the cove of the bay of the same name on a wonderful sandy beach, 1300 m long, between the capes Stavros and Kako Mouri, that is ideal for swimming and sea sports. The natural beauty of the place helped Plakias to become a renowned tourist resort now providing all the facilities that a visitor could wish. It belongs to the municipality of Finikas.
Anogia is a mountain town with 2500 permanent residents and is 55 km away from Rethymnon and 36 km from Iraklion. The name Anogia, means "high place - Ano Gi", is connected with the location that is built, in altitude of 700 m. Hospitable and pleasant residents have to tell a lot of old stories that have marked the tradition and the culture of the village. Anogia is a well-known village historically for its resident's resistance to the conquerors, Turkish and Germans.
A seaside town of the municipality of Agios Vassilios. It is a well organized tourist resort with comfortable hotels, apartments, camping sites, tourist agencies, car-renting offices, restaurants, tavernas and other recreation centres, as well as all the facilities required by tourists and locals alike. There is also a port and port - custom authorities.
The “Village Apartments” built in 1998, are located in the beautiful mountain village of Mirthios, southern Crete, although the family business started out in 1978 in the then small fishing village of Plakias. Save money with our special offers for 2012 with a 15% discount on all rates & enjoy a cool drink while sitting on the balcony and admire the beautiful view of the Libyan sea with friends or family. There are 7 apartments altogether, all with magnificent sea views of Plakias Bay. Our apartments can accommodate 2 – 6 persons, and each apartment has separate bedrooms consisting of double or single beds, bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen that has everything you need. The living room is spacious and perfect for relaxing in. With more than 30 years of experience in the tourist industry, we have come to understand what our customers require for a pleasant relaxing vacation, and this is exactly what our apartments offer. If your ideal holiday is to relax in unbelievable natural surroundings, then the “Village Apartments” is your ideal choice !
CALAMON apartments is a complex of high quality apartments and studios, located 1 km away from the village of Episkopi, 6km from Georgioupolis, 14 km from Rethymno and only 700m from the wonderful beach of Petre. Surrounded by flowery gardens, it commands spectacular views to the sea and the mainland. The complex features 7 apartments and 7 studios, in two separate buildings, all fully equipped and decorated with excellent taste and care. All apartments and studios have private balcony or terrace. Calamon has a large swimming pool and one smaller for children. There is also a restaurant - bar for your breakfast, meals and snacks.
Ekavi Hotel is built 10 kms east of Rethymnon town in close vicinity to the sandy beach. Ekavi hotel offers comfortable studios and 1 or 2 bedroom apartments equipped with kitchenette, refrigerator, bathroom and balconies with a beautiful view. There is also a swimming pool, pool/beach bar and restaurant.
At the beautiful small village of Kanevos on the road from Rethimno to Plakias, a little before the imposing gorge of Kotsifos you will find Iliomanolis tavern. Mrs Maria an experienced cook, will offer you her best specialties made with fresh pure Cretan products, and your lunch, breakfast or dinner will be one of the most pleasant experiences in Crete.
Nestling in precipitous rocks, only 30 m from the sea and 200 m. from the beach of Souda, the "Phoenix" Hotel offers 18 double rooms, all equipped with Air Conditioning, bathroom, telephone, music and balcony. Furthermore, a restaurant, a bar, a lounge with television and video, and private parking space are at the guests' disposal. The visitor may enjoy his drink οr meal οn the veranda viewing the Libyan sea and the picturesque bay of Plakias.
Crete Holiday Villas is an group of independent owners of villas and apartments in Crete that work co-cooperatively in order to provide high quality accommodating services in low prices and special offers.