A perfect location if you are looking for a quiet spot with beautiful views and crystal clear waters. The Taverna next door has very good food, as do most of the local restaurants. The property is well maintained and has almost everything one would need for a perfect vacation. Our only suggestion to make this perfect would be to add some towel bars to the bathrooms.
Superb villa, very well fitted out with a sandy/ gravel beach 50 metres away. Ideal if you want a quiet holiday. Lovely to have the luxury of its own pool. A car is a necessity! The nearest shop/ mini supermarket and ATM machine is 5 kilometres away. Three tavernas are close by but the best, the Kioni Taverna, is also 50 metres away. None of the tavernas take plastic. Two downsides of the villa - no welcome pack ( stop at a supermarket on the way from the airport) and no pool towels. Apart from that we had a really enjoyable holiday
Beautiful, clean and soooo relaxing! The house was perfect, it's well equipped and the swimming pool and garden well maintained. The beach and the sea are perfect for children...and just outside the villa.
There was no room service which was perfect for us as we appreciate privacy.
The area is rural and really quite which we loved so much as allowed us to really cut off from pressure of the western world buzz and just enjoy the sea, the sky and our child.
We would definetly like to go back!
We have enjoyed the peace and the see / swimming pool in a quiet environment. The house has got a lot of space. There are 3 places to stay with one possibility to bbq (house situated most right).
There are great opportunities to have dinner in one of the tavernes nearby..
Great, spatious holiday house with amazing views of the sea and the mountains. Nice tavernas next door and up the road. Complete peace day and night. Good walking and swimming opportunities. A bit far off the beaten track if you want to visit Crete's popular attractions, but you won't miss them once you have settled in here!
Brand new, stylish and beatifully made villa right on the sea shore.
Rocky beach and sea entry. Clear and nice water though.
Well equipped kitchen.
Rental car is a must.
Stunning nature and landscape. Perfect for hiking. Dive center 35 km at Plakias.
For food: Taverna Zorbas right up the road next to the little church. Most welcoming and friendly family running their little eco-farm-taverna with awesome food!
Would always re-book Mary Beach Ena!
We had a really nice stay in March - April 2016! Apartment is very clean, nice designed and it has a stunning seaview right from the sofa / terrace. When we arrived gardener was right there waiting with the keys. He does not speak english very well, but he is very helpful and friendly, also with the barbeque! In the middle of our stay we got new towels (although there is a washing machine), which was really kind.
At the beginning we were missing the coffee machine, but after a call with the owners, it got delivered and our mornings were saved ;)
The apartment has got 3 doublebedrooms. On of it (masterbed) has got an bathroom inside and a stunning seaview. They've got a second masterbedroom and one room with a doublebed, where you can split the bed in two single beds, too.
Heat or airconditioning is only installed in bedrooms, not in livingroom, or bathroom, which is no problem in general. We visited in low season, so the evenings could get a little colder. You can help yourself with a blanket then to make sure to stay comfortable. Also the water of the pool and the sea was around 19 degrees celcius, but after a view sun hours, it was really enjoyable to cool off. Even if it sounds not the hottest, it is getting hot by 21 degrees in the sun, so do not forget your suncreme!
On our way from the airport down to the apartment, we stopped in Rethymno at LIDL to buy everything we need for the stay (food, garbage bags, toilet paper...)
4 1/2 kilometres from apartment is a very nice bakery, which has awesome sesame rings for breakfast. There are also 3 Supermarkets in town. (In low season only one opens for the whole day, the other 2 are open in the morning)
A really warm recommendation is to choose Zorbas-Taverna for dinner (they have also got good breakfast). This is owned by a heartily family, which is pampering you with the best food and whitewine, all done by their own. They have a little farm and slaughter by themselfs, so everything could not be fresher. They also offer vegetarian food! We had one person with lactose-intolerance and this was no problem, too! The food and our stay here was absolutely delicious and we got to know some greek dances, too!
We will come back!
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