A comfortable two bedroom, fully equipped, pool front apartment is part of an independent family owned luxurious complex situated in a stunning sea view spot just 17 km west of Heraklion Crete between the popular bays of AGIA PELAGIA and LYGARIA.
A comfortable two bedroom, fully equipped pool side apartment is part of an independent family owned private and luxurious complex situated in a stunning sea view spot just 17 km west of Heraklion Crete between the popular bays of AGIA PELAGIA and LYGARIA.
Perfect location to use as a base to explore Crete.
The apartment can accommodate 4 people. It has one Master bedroom with a double bed and a second one equipped with a bunker bed. A baby cot is also available for babies. It is fully equipped and the view is one of the best in the area!
Perfect place for all seasons! During the summer you can relax inside the swimming pool while in the winter you can enjoy a hot cretan herb drink near the fireplace. The choice is all yours!
We are looking forward to meet you! :-)
You can freely use the laundry room, the free WiFi internet access, the swimming pool, the private parking, the fitness and wellness room, the barbecue and the gardens at all time.
A generous welcome pack of will be ready for you so visiting the supermarket will not be a top priority task. It’s better to have a refreshing swim in the pool instead!
We can arrange your pick up from the airport
We can reserve a car where we get great deals for our guests and have it right when you arrive, just let us know!
As traditional Cretans, our mission is to help you have the best vacation ever in our beautiful island, as well as starting a beautiful friendship with you! We are looking forward to meet you! :-)
**** Some info of the near bays ***
The beautiful and calm gulf of LYGARIA in only 400m away. It is a lovely narrow stretch of sand with calm and warm crystal clear waters. Watersports, scuba diving, sea beds, super markets and fish tavernas make this spot one of the most famous in the area.
The AGIA PELAGIA sandy bay is about 2 Km away. It is protected from the north winds, and the sea is almost always calm.
AGIA PELAGIA village has developed around its shores, so that's where you'll find many of the tavernas and cafeterias. In the center of Agia Pelagia you will find a super market, tourism offices, pharmacy, an ATM, tourist and souvenir shops and the taxi stand.
There are many restaurants and tavernas featuring Cretan, Greek or international cuisine, and all have a beautiful view of the sea. As you dine in Agia Pelagia, you can also partake of the wonderful scenes around you, and snap these memories into a treasured photo album: the various shades of the rippling sea, the cute little kid building a sand castle, the old fishing boats anchored in the bay, the fishermen preparing their nets for the night's labour!
Beautiful and peaceful, non crowded neighborhood
Just 15 to 20 min drive from the airport. The place has a secure private parking for your car.
Just 15 to 20 min straight drive from the airport. There is also a regular bus service from Heraklion to Agia Pelagia and back but for your own confort, renting a car is highly recommended.
Absolutely no smoking inside the apartment!
Please use the nearby shower before entering into the swimming pool!
Please respect the place and keep it clean
Please keep the noise down and respect the calmness of the area
Please dont throw papers in the toilet
This appartment was clean and quiet. It has a nice view surrounding Agia Pelagia and the sea. George was a great host, always ready if we needed anything. We have used the laundry and the BBQ has if it was our own.
We felt relax and safe for all of our stay and we hope to come back in the future.
We spent 12 nights in late August at the 'Stylish pool side apartment' with our daughter of only 8 months old. The first days we took our time to relax and unwind, and only left the apartment for a walk down to Lygaria beach to do some grocery shopping and grab a bite to eat at some very good tavernas. While the climb back up was a steep one, we felt it was doable and some good exercise.
Every day we made use of the swimming pool at least twice, and even our daughter loved her daily swim. Since she still needs her sleep during the day, our stay wasn't all that adventurous. However, the location is a good central location for many trips, as we made a few later during our stay. Also, Crete itself is a beautiful island and well worth a drive without any particular destination.
We found George is a very helpful person who on several occasions went out of his way to make our stay as pleasant as he was able to. This included providing for some facilities that came in handy with our daughter, picking us up at the airport and pointing out some of the local highlights. But beside the more practical matters, George really made a difference by being available when we were in need (which for us was a surprisingly comforting feeling in a foreign country with the responsibility over our baby girl) and also by being able to surprise us with some small but well received gestures.
All in all we really enjoyed our stay, would love to come back some day and we will think of Crete often during the upcoming Autumn in our wet & windy Holland ;-)
George met us at the "motorway" exit to help us find the place easily and was always available and helpful. It's not hard to get to but the first time can be if you're not used to finding your own way. The place has a great view and is functional. The pool is shared and you will have contact with other guest. Location is close to a couple of nice but busy beaches with plenty of small shops and local restaurants. I stayed with two young kids and we enjoyed it. Renting a car is recommended.
We spent an amazing week at George and Claire apartment. When we arrived, we feel that we are at home, so nice and warm it was all organized. Special thanks for the Welcome pack and Raki upon arrival! George is a very good host, who looks after and helps in any questions! The apartment is very cozy and spacious , and it has everything for comfortable living for a family of 4 persons and even more. The beaches, shops and taverns are in walking distance. It is also very convenient that there is a swimming pool on the territory. When we returned from the beach, and it was still hot, and we were spending time with a children in the swimming pool and around. The territory is a big and well-kept and there are many different trees and you can walk in this lovely garden. Also, I would like to say about an amazing view to the sea and mountains from the terrace, as well as the stunning air, which consists of the smells of the sea, plants and herbs. We will definitely come back again ! I highly recommend to spend a vacation in the George and Claire apartment.
George is a great host - he came to pick us up at the airport despite our late arrival and also gave us great tips on what to and see while in Crete. The place is great and better than we expected- amazing views and walking access to 2 great beaches ( though the return trip is uphill). George was quite generous in supplying us with many essential food items etc. which again was an unexpected but appreciated bonus. George is a really nice guy and even supplied us with a mob phone to contact him if we had queries. He also organised a hire car to be delivered to the apartment which saved us heaps of energy and time organising ourselves. We would recommend this apartment to anyone, but would add that it best suits those seeking a relaxed rather than party holiday.
Séjour agréable .. Accueil chaleureux .. Villa idem a la description.. Propre, je dirai même nickel..piscine fonctionnelle.. Georges toujours disponible pour nous guider.. Deux belles plages a 5mn de marche avec beaucoup d activités .. Très reposant.. On n'a kiffé... Merci Georges
We spent a lovely week in George and Claire’s apartment. The apartment was clean and in good condition, and I thought it looked even nicer in real life than in the pictures. The kitchen is really well equipped with stove, microwave, water boiler, sandwich grill, coffee machine etc. The air-conditioning worked well, and there’s a good tight netting on the door and windows. The hot water took a minute or two to start running, but there was always enough of it.
The pool area was great, with sun chairs, umbrella, separate kids pool and a beautiful view of the sea below. You can walk to the nearest bay that is about 500 meters below (or even the further one 1,5 km away if you’re feeling athletic), but the way back is really steep uphill, so at least for our family with two small children a car was a must. The bay of Agia Pelagia (5-10 minute drive away) had lots of good restaurants, a nice beach and several supermarkets and tourist shops. Many of the restaurants are right next to the beach, so our five-year-old could play on the beach right under our eyes while we were eating, which was an excellent arrangement :)
George was a superb host, very friendly and ready to help with anything we needed. He had stocked the fridge with some essentials on our arrival, surprised us with small presents, and escorted us back to the airport with some of our luggage.
Would stay here again!
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George & Claire is a young married couple of 2 young boys. George is a Marketing expert and runs his own internet business as well as his tourist unit. Claire is a Sociologist, music therapist and piano teacher. Among their interests are traveling, sailing, kitesurfing, SUP-surfing, gastronomy, wine-testing cycling and music.