We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travelers have booked this property

Robin's Nest, Studio Apartment (1) With 2 Balconys of the Sea and Mountains

Surrounded by Olive Groves, with views from the balconies of the Goats returning in the evening.
1 of 36Surrounded by Olive Groves, with views from the balconies of the Goats returning in the evening.
Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Kolymbari, Platanias, Chania Prefecture, Crete
Robin's Nest is Family Run. Set on the Rodopos peninsular in the small village of Afrata. The property is surrounded by olive groves, its elevated position takes advantage of the views of the Aegean to the east and the white mountains to the south. The village enjoys its own mini market and three tavernas one being the Kali Kadia where traditional food is offered, fresh daily, and is cooked to a very high standard. Robin's Nest has five large apartments all with air/conditioning and sea and mountain views. The Boutique Style apartments have doubles beds and single beds. All linen is white Egyptian cotton and they are serviced daily. All rooms are ideal for self catering and come well equipped. Breakfast and Snacks are available on request. The apartments all have generous balconies. A large 60 square meter tiled swimming poo... Read more
Listing #HL303182
About the Owner
Susan and Robin s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Interaction with guests
We will be here to meet you on your arrival and show you to your apartment.
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (11)

1 - 3 of 11 reviews

Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is our 3rd visit to this accommodation and it was just perfect. Such a quiet place with a perfect views of the hills with the sea not too far away. The room was very clean and well kept daily. We enjoyed the breakfasts by...More

Thank ron h
Management response:Responded June 29, 2018

Hello Ron and Maria, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us again and of course it's always nice to see you both. Hopefully we will see you sometime in the future. Best wishes Sue and Robin xx

Reviewed October 26, 2017

Lovely modern apartment in quiet location with excellent facilities including beautiful pool and garden area. Close to quiet beach and local Tavernas which offer great value. Short drive down to Kolymbari which has great selection of restaurants. Susan and Robin are excellent hosts and most...More

Thank finnmurphy2017
Management response:Responded October 28, 2017

Hello Finn, Thank you for your review. It was a great pleasure having you and your wife stay with us this Summer and we are glad you enjoyed your holiday in Afrata. And once again thank you for leaving the apartment clean and tidy. We...More

See more reviews
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We rented this beautiful villa apartment from the 26th June 2017, from the moment we arrived we felt a warm welcome by Sue and Robin as if we were family. This apartment is the perfect base for exploring beautiful Crete, there are two wonderful Tavernas...More

Thank Natalie K
Management response:Responded July 18, 2017

Good Evening Natalie and Nick, It was a pleasure having you stay with us and are so glad you enjoyed your holiday, and hopefully we will see you sometime in the future. Best wishes Susan and Robin xx

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We do not allow parties, loud music, excessive. behavior.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    1 Twin
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighborhood
Afrata sits very central to western Crete with Chania 25 minutes to the east with its beautiful harbour, shops and local markets. To the west, Kastelli is a busy town with ferries to Gramvouser and Balos with fabulous sandy beaches. Elefanisi and Falasana further west have fantastic beaches and are all within easy reach. There are two good supermarkets in easy reach. Local footpaths allow access to flora and fauna, orchids, herbs and mountain greens. Birds from raptors, to finches, egrets, hoopoes and songbirds abound. In Platanias there is plenty of clubs, bars and tavernas and Kolimbari has some excellent restaurants. The light in the area is amazing and many artists and photographers take advantage of this.
Getting around
We recommend car-hire, there is how ever, a bus service in the morning, returning in the afternoon to the village. From Kolimpari there is an excellent inexpensive air conditioned bus service. In Chania there is an Hop on and Hop Off Bus service for 15.00€. a day. Also there's the Tourist Holiday Train in Kolimpari which visits all tourist destinations and also comes to the village.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania: 15.5 mi
Ferry: Souda and Kastelli: 15.5 mi
Leave airport, after 500mtrs road bears left, after 2km at round about, turn right army camp on left. Continue for 2km next round about, second exit go right, continue 3.0km traffic lights INKA supermarket on right, go sharp round to your right, after 50mtrs take filtration lane left. BP garage on right. 150mtrs go right to Kissamos from highway. Continue for 25km until Kolympari interchange, turn right. 1km at staggered cross road (INKA supermarket) straight on 5km passed harbour and monastery you will arrive in Afrata square. Straight on 100mtrs 'Robins Nest' on left. If you require more defined directions please contact us and we will be please to forward them. Have a safe journey.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
Nearby cities
Crete Villas (5,475)
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL303182
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply