we arrived on the 14th june,to a lovely greeting from maria.we had read all the bad reviews but had already booked may 2010 allinclusive.maria told us she did not do ai anymore but she would have to let us as thats what we'd booked,no problem.she did tell us we were the last british couple,cretan village is now in the italian market and they were half board,so the rest of the visitors were all italian.all of course spoke excellant english.106 steps to our beutiful appartment,massive,great views,sun all day.very clean towels changed each day plus extra.breakfast was good enough for what we needed,we went back every day for lunch and was ammazed at the choice could only ever eat the salad &main course &of course the only 2 in the dining room waited on every day by the lovely katerina.beer &wine were ice cold &in a glass.dinner,there was plenty of choice and cooked to perfection,real greek food.very nice to meet chistina and dragon excellant service from them,we cannot see why some people are never satisfied.we have been to many greek islands over the last 15 years,been back to the same island more than once,pity cretan village is no longer on the english market.we are both 58year old and came back a lot fitter than we went.it is not for the elderly or people with babies but read the reviews before go.all we can say sorry we can't go back,but it was excellant for us.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Cretan Village Hotel is a unique resort, built on the slopes of a hill, amidst savage vegetation, in an old Cretan village style, with stone covered walkways, and two squares. The village is situated across the street from a small bay with mixed pebbles and sandy beach. This resort offers stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and Agios Nikolaos gulf and town. The resort is operated by Mrs. Maria and her family, offering the traditional known Cretan hospitality, making you feels the Cretan Village as your second home away from home. Facilities include a swimming pool, pool bar, lobby, al fresco traditional sitting area, reading room with TV, internet corner, free Wi-Fi at the reception and the swimming pool area and a restaurant overlooking the beach ,offering home cooking authentic Cretan dishes based on the Cretan products and recipes. Cretan Village feature modern amenities combined with traditional decorations.Distances:Beach - across the street50 meters - Bus stop5 Km from Agios Nikolaos town center12 km from Elounda14 km from Spinalonga island69 km from Heraklion airport ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cretan Village Amoudara
- Cretan Village Hotel Crete/Amoudara