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Ismini Apartments

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Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete 730 03 Greece
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#1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Kalyves
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The 2 Apartments and the Guest House, on both sides of the owner's house, have an exceptional and idyllic position situated right on the sandy beach of Kalives village with large gardens with a gate straight onto the beach. Each apartment (45 sq m) sleeps 2-4. The Guest House (75 sq m) sleeps 4-5, in a lovingly restored 17th Century house with Venetian original features. All have satellite TV, air-conditioning, safe. Nearby restaurants can serve guests on their terrace.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Beach
Snorkeling
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Airport transportation
Parking garage
Internet
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French, Greek

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Grade: 48 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Matthew B wrote a review Jul 2019
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3 lovely apartments with secluded, shaded verandas and a huge, beautiful lawned garden for kids to play games in, with a gate leading right onto a private section of beach. An oasis of calm. Ismini is the kindest host. Can't recommend it enough.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Michael G wrote a review Jul 2019
BatleyWest Yorkshire472 contributions37 helpful votes
Just returned home after spending a few nights at the Ismini Apartments. Clearly those who have stayed here don't want others to know, but that is unfair on the charming lady - Ismini, who owns the 2 apartments and house. The location of these properties is unparalleled in this traditional small Cretan town of Kalyves. Bang in the centre, yet with its own private garden (must be 30m x 30m) together with a private beach with sunbeds and sunshades. Just check it out on google maps. Front of the properties back on to the busy village main road, but we found the noise minimal. Lovely private patio / terrace overlooking the garden and beach / sea. Ismini has her own bungalow on site, so is available if required. You will see her tending her gardens most days. These properties are a gem if you are considering a relaxing holiday in a lovely town. Price might a be a little more than some other places, but I considered it very fair, and good value.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rosco A wrote a review Oct 2018
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We stayed in Ismini Apartments in September this year. It was amazing so clean well equipped and very comfortable. We had the most stunning view from our terrace to our own private beach with sunbeds just a stones throw away. A beautiful spot however, the GEM was the owner and host Ismini she was delightful so accommodating even calling taxi's for us and on one occasion took us in her own car so we could catch a bus on the highway quite a distance away. She provided such useful information on where to go and what to do in this beautiful location, Ismini you are one in a million we hope to see you again on our next visit. Thank you so much. Zoie and Rosco
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Jfeathers wrote a review Oct 2018
Geraldton, Australia16 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at Ismini Apartments A and B with another couple in September 2018. We were all thrilled to find the accommodation exactly as represented which was a nice change from some other places we stayed during this trip. The location is 10 out of 10 and Ismini is a real gem. She was so helpful and we all just loved her. The apartments are spotless and well presented. Everything you need is supplied, right down to cold water bottles in the fridge and fresh coffee. One of the best things was being able to walk out your door and straight onto the beach with your own private sun beds and umbrellas. We loved everything about our apartments and Kalives in general. Can’t wait to go back there.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Sarah wrote a review Aug 2018
Groombridge, United Kingdom8 contributions
We have just returned from a fantastic holiday at Ismini appartments. Ismini was the perfect host and the house was comfortable and very clean. It's location on the beach and in the town is perfect for everything you need. The windows at the front of the house are triple glazed so there is minimal noise from the road. The views at the rear of the house are simply beautiful, looking out to see. I would definitely recommend it and very much hope to visit again.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$82 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
GreeceCreteChania PrefectureApokoronasKalyves
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ismini Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Ismini Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Callista (0.08 miles) and 1000+1 Flavours (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ismini Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Ismini Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ismini Apartments?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ismini Apartments?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ismini Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Il Forno, Simon's, and Provlita.
Does Ismini Apartments have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ismini Apartments offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ismini Apartments?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Ismini Apartments?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Agios Georgios Monastery (4.5 miles) and World War Two German Bunkers (3.5 miles).