living in the sunshine of crete

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Irakleiou-Rethymnou, Gazi, Kriti 71414, Greece

The Space

Located in a peaceful olive grove,with breath taking sea vieuws,is the Sunshine a beautiful Mediterranean house with sea view and all comforts is situated close to the fishermen's village and beaches of Aghia Pelaghia.
Saverio the italian chef and Patrizia an italian artist invite you to share the sunshine,nature and beaches of Crete island.Strategically situated in the North-centre,it is also an ideal spot to go and exploring the island and all it's magic.
We provide for car or motorbike rental at special prices ,not far away you can find a supermarket with fresh local cretan produce. Also you can use a bbq on the terrace.Agia Pelagia the closer village have nices tavernas tipical restaurant where yuo can eat fresh fish and the original cretan cuisine. Avaible also in the bay watersport and scuba diving.Of course if you like to walk in the nature from our home yuo can discover secret beaches or go to the mountain to the old village of Axlada .

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $7 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cleaning Fee: $28
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • A beautiful place to be. Salverio is a very friendly and easy going host.
    It was a pleasure to meet him and life in his apartment.
    It looks exactly like on his pictures.

    April 2014
  • Very nice apartment! Wonderful view from the balcony, nice cretan-styled interior. The apartment is located in a nice spot surrounded by nature but also not too far away from iraklio. Saverio is a very nice and helpful host. Altogether this apartment is very recommendable when you want to have a great time in crete!

    March 2014
  • This was a nice, reliable place to stay. Saverio was a responsive host. If you're interested in a cost-efficient place with a amazing view, great deck, and great jumping off location from which to explore central Crete, this is the place.

    October 2013
  • It was exactly what we expected. It was prettier than the pictures. Saverio was very helpful!

    October 2013
  • Brilliant host, knows the area to recommend what to do. I would recommend getting a car. Beautiful setting up from the coast, only 5 min drive to several beautiful beaches, away from all the chavvy tourists but still good restaurants etc nearby. Saverio is very friendly, helpful and lovely apartment.

    October 2013
  • Brilliant host and lovely apartment. Welcomed us with wine cheese and some brilliant stories! The area is lovely, would recommend renting a car if possible. Wonderful experience - couldn't recommend it enough!
    Dylan

    September 2013
  • Saverios apartment was just perfect. Very quiet, central to very nice beaches, beautiful view from the private terrace and very nicely decorated. He suggested two very good restaurants, was very helpful and even gave us a fine bottle of greek wine. We had a wonderful stay, very recommended!

    September 2013
  • Saverio was a great host and the flat was exactly as pictured. It is very convenient for stays near Heraklion (about 20 min drive) but expect to drive 2+ hours to explore the south of the island.

    September 2013
  • Great apartment, even more beautiful than in the pictures and a fantastic view! We had a wonderful time in Crete! Also Saverio is a good host, we arrived at 2 in the morning and got a little lost on the road, so he came and showed us the way! Thanks again!

    July 2013
  • Saverio was the consummate host. The apartment was exactly as shown in the photos. The added bonus was a huge deck and lovely table and chair sitting area. Beautiful view and so quiet. I found it a bit frustrating not having Wifi but survived!! The Happy Cretan Resort just a bit down the road worked fine and the Wifi was free so got my fix there. Definitely need a car or scooter. You are a long ways from the beach or village and about a 25 minute drive from the airport. It cost us 40 Euros for a taxi. Saverio arranged that for us which was so helpful. There is a super market not too far but down a steep and uneven road. The kitchen is very "minimal" not only in size but supplies so don't expect to make full course meals. Saverio was very attentive and we enjoyed our stay

    July 2013
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English, Français, Italiano, Ελληνικά
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About
Saverio is a globetrotting chef with a passion for nature,travel, eating, drinking, good music, and the sweet life in the shade of my vine leaves.I have come to Crete in 2002 with my happy family, where we fell in love with her blue sky and its radiant sun. We bought this wonderful olive grove with stunning views on the Aegean . The fertile land where our ideas and dreams have become reality, our home, where we like to entertain and share with the lucky travelers who land on the mythical island of Crete. We look forward to a happy moment between the cicadas singing, watching the blue sea under the bright sun of Crete,sipping a glass of wine.
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