About this listing
Hello everybody !
Our house lies in the district called "Chrisi Akti" (Golden beach), 4 kms away from the centre of Chania and only 150 m from the golden sandy beach. Three more beaches are at your "disposal" within a 5 min walk. Just a few steps from the house there is a lovely park where you can enjoy running, jogging or just walking early in the morning or late in the (website hidden) ideal spot for friends or families to discover real Crete.
The apartment is on the ground floor of a family building and has been recently decorated with a lot of colors in a creative way. A green yard with unspoiled view and BBQ, a fully equipped kitchen,a sunny and cool living room and a cozy bedroom with a double comfy bed are all yours !
You will also be pleased to find lots of English and German books, a high-speed internet connection, a washer with free detergent, air conditioning and fresh Cretan products that will be waiting for you in the house to make your stay relaxing and memorable.
Fresh bath towels and bed linens, tips about Crete, and a free city guide with the hip spots of the town are provided so that you feel like a local. During your stay we will assist you any time needed.
Within walking distance you will find the bus station (100 m.), 2 supermarkets (800 m), many restaurants and a pharmacy (800 m.).
In case you want to take a trip , the exotic beach of Falassarna, the astonishing lagoon of Balos and the breathtaking Samaria gorge are highly recommended!
Please let me know your dates and a bit about yourself. Hope you are a traveller, not a tourist.
Come, stay and leave happy :-)
I naturally want everybody to have a great time- so there are only a few things to consider.
Since it is a quiet residential house I would appreciate your discretion and please, no smoking in the house. You can enjoy your cigarette in the yard!
It was our best airbnb experience ever! The apartment is lovely, perfectly situated 150 m from few beaches that are perfect! Clean with all the necessities you need when going on holidays without being in an hotel... Our host were really nice, we arrived late and we had a really nice dinner waiting for us in the fridge with few other fresh products ... Ellina's mom also came to say hello and brought us some home made moussaka during our stay, it really was a five star airbnb experience. Thank you!!
When we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome from Elina's sister and father. The refrigerator was also stocked with some yummy traditional Greek foods. The apartment was very clean and exactly as pictured.
This was our first booking via Airbnb and it was a great experience. When we arrived in the house, we were welcomed by Nantia, Elina's mother. Due to our early arrival she arranged a little, Greek breakfast for us. She also gave us usefull information about local restaurants and activities. The house was very close to the beach and there was a good connection to Chania by bus. We really enjoyed our stay at the house.
Nach längerem Suchen in Airbnb entschieden wir uns zur Buchung von Elinas Apartement für 14 Tage im Juli. Wenn Sie etwas suchen, um abseits von touristischer Hektik einen besonders schönen Urlaub zu verleben, sind Sie hier genau richtig.
Vor unserer Anreise schickte uns Elina die Adresse des Appartements und die Wegbeschreibung, so dass wir das Haus gut finden konnten.
Bei der Ankunft warteten im Appartement sehr gut ausgewählte Zutaten für Frühstück usw auf uns. Das war besonders erfreulich, weil wir Samstagabend nach Geschäftsschluss eintrafen und für das Wochenende nichts einkaufen konnten.
Das Apartment war sehr sauber und ist wirklich vollständig und sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Das Internet arbeitete zuverlässig. Sehr erfreulich war auch die Qualität der Betten und die Klimaanlage im Schlafzimmer. Im Badezimmer gab es alle notwendigen Assecoires und genügend Handtücher, ausserdem noch eine Waschmaschine. Die Nachbarschaft ist sehr ruhig und sicher.
Die Terrasse wird begrenzt von wunderschönen Pflanzen, und wenn man von dort den Sonnenuntergang beobachtet, hat man sofort das erhoffte Urlaubsfeeling. Der feinsandige Strand ist wenige Gehminuten entfernt, bietet jederzeit Platz genug und lädt mit dem sauberen Wasser zum Schwimmen ein.
Alles in allem hatten wir einen wunderschönen Urlaub hier! Wir danken Elina und ihren Eltern sehr, dass Sie uns so herzlich aufgenommen haben. Besonderen Dank an Nadja, die uns immer wieder mit kretischen Spezialitäten überraschte und an Elina für die guten Tipps. Wir wünschen ihnen alles Gute, werden ihr Haus auf jeden Fall weiter empfehlen und hoffen auf ein Wiedersehen.
If you want to visti this side of crete this flat is (website hidden) colse to everything: to the lively Chania, and to 3 lovely beaches. Elina's family gives you the warmest welcome you can immagine. Here you really feel like home, and you can taste a very good olive oil!!!
Our stay at Elina's house was just perfect. Elina assisted us from when we booked until the day we arrived at the apartment. She was always quick to reply to our questions and give us helpful suggestions. We didn't get to meet her unfortunately since she's very busy, but her mom Nantia took very good care of us throughout our week at the apartment. After 7 hours of traveling to get to Chania (we flew from Berlin to Heraklion and took a bus to Chania for about 3 hours), her Cretan salad that was stored in the fridge saved our life. Milk, eggs, local products, fruit and a cute breakfast basket were provided as well, making us feel at home. We've never experienced this hospitality before!
The apartment is exactly as described on the website and in the pictures and was very very clean, making it look even bigger. Towels and bath supplies were provided as well.
The location of the house is also perfect: a short walk to a lovely lido, where you can rent two chairs and a straw sun umbrella for 6 euros per day. The beach and the sea floor are sandy, and the sea is really safe to swim also for children. The vibrant city of Chania is only a couple of km away; you can get a bus there (21), a cheap cab (about 6-7 Euros) or just walk along the shore for about 40 minutes.
The kindness and hospitality provided by Elina, Nantia and all the Cretans we met there was memorable.
Oh and if you want to take a day trip to beautiful Elafonissi beach just tell Nantia, she can give you a very good deal!
Thank you Elina and thank you Nantia for making our vacation so pleasant! We would definitely go back to Crete and stay at Elina's house again.
We had a wonderful stay on Crete, Greece! Elina's home was welcoming and comfortable. The perfect place for us to stay. It was a nice little walk to the local beaches. Elina's mother was so gracious and lovely. She helped us out with providing a delicious dinner when we arrived, which was very late in the evening. I highly recommend Elina's apartment to anyone traveling to Crete.
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About the Host, Elina
I m 26 and work as a teacher in Crete. When I m not in the school, I like riding my bike , crafting, making pastries and sewing. I, also, love to travel, cook and receive people in my home. I know travelers wish to try out what is real and typical, and since not everybody has friends as tourist guides, this type of stay will help you avoid tourist traps and discover what to do during your stay at Chania, while enjoying a wonderful home.