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Eastern Crete, Lasithi, Mochlos Azure-heights

27 reviews
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Azure-heights offers a luxury self-catering private suite(50sqm),situated in the mountain village of Sfaka,north east Crete. Central to Agios Nikolaos,Irepetra and Sitia which boast all facilities. Archaeological sites nearby,excellent local cuisine,wild herbs abound in unspoilt countryside. Yoga sessions and choice of massage treatments available. Our location is perfect for astronomy enthusiasts,clear skies with no town night light interference. Bird watching,walking,excursions.....or just chill out. Our guests enjoyment and relaxation is priority. A welcome pack awaits with all needs taken care of, so a dash to the local supermarket on arrival is not on the agenda. An infinity pool with a breathtaking view, 3 patios with great outdoor living. We want your stay to be magic! An additi...Azure-heights offers a luxury self-catering private suite(50sqm),situated in the mountain village of Sfaka,north east Crete. Central to Agios Nikolaos,Irepetra and Sitia which boast all facilities. Archaeological sites nearby,excellent local cuisine,wild herbs abound in unspoilt countryside. Yoga sessions and choice of massage treatments available. Our location is perfect for astronomy enthusiasts,clear skies with no town night light interference. Bird watching,walking,excursions.....or just chill out. Our guests enjoyment and relaxation is priority. A welcome pack awaits with all needs taken care of, so a dash to the local supermarket on arrival is not on the agenda. An infinity pool with a breathtaking view, 3 patios with great outdoor living. We want your stay to be magic! An additional attraction to animal lovers....3 dogs and a cat....about whom a book has been written. The title is 'The Adventures of Harry, Poppy, Dixie and introducing Alfie' by Pete Smith. It is available on Amazon. Having a read will give you another aspect and dimension of this area and you may like to meet the furry family who reside at Azure-heights! (See guests' reviews and comments) Fresh linen and towels supplied twice weekly and beach towels available. There is a washing machine for use. A welcoming meeting where we introduce our guests to whatever their interests are... be it walking, beaches, historical, Greek cuisine or whatever else they would prefer to do.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We (Mum, Dad and two teenage daughters) absolutely loved our stay at Azure Heights. It was extremely comfortable with everything we needed and more. Pete and Annie are lovely owners who make you feel so very welcome. They suggested some of the best places to...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Emma H
Extraordinary293401, VR Owner at Eastern Crete, Lasithi, Mochlos Azure-heights, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

What a lovely review....thank you dear family. What was so special about this family is that they took time out to explore this beautiful part of Crete. They were enthusiastic about everything we mentioned which we take as a bonus. They were missed when they...More

Reviewed September 22, 2017

We spent 7 nights here on a 2-week tour of Crete and wish we had stayed longer! Azure Heights is a lovely house in a beautiful, peaceful location. Annie and Pete are welcoming, friendly and kind, around when you need them but not intrusive. They...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank LC4964
Management response:Responded September 24, 2017

A wonderful review from delightful guests. We too wished they had stayed longer as they were very comfortable to have around. We wish their return be sooner than later and we look forward to welcoming them back whole heatedly!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Located in serene eastern Crete, Azure Heights is stunning, spacious, private and peaceful. This area of eastern Crete offers quiet beaches and tavernas on the sea, archeological sites, hiking trails and snorkling. The owners of Azure Heights, Annie and Pete, live in the ground-floor apartment....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Kathleen002
Management response:Responded September 20, 2017

What a wonderful review. We are delighted and when guests want to return, that is the bottom line... and something we hope our other guests want to do so too! We are particularly pleased because these guests come all the way from the U.S.A to...More

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Date of stay: June 2017
Management response:Responded July 9, 2017

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

We almost never give the maximum score for a rental but here, it really deserves it. On our arrival, besides the warm welcome of Anne and Pete, we found a beautiful house, wonderfully located and perfectly equipped. The fridge was full of good fresh produce...More

Date of stay: June 2017
2  Thank ziggyzm0
Management response:Responded June 29, 2017

It was a beautiful encounter....such charming guests who we were sad to see go. They were busy bees exploring, walking and filling their days with enthusiasm. We are always thrilled that our guests do bother to see the beauty of Eastern Crete which we love...More

About the Owner
Anne S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2008
Availability
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About the neighborhood
Weekly outdoor markets in Sitia, Agios Nikolaos and Irepetra towns .Jeep safaris, sailing and canoeing available, Easter is the highlight of the Greek calendar and various festivals take place throughout the year. Mochlos, a nearby fishing village has many tavernas to choose from which are situated around the sea and has live music twice a week. Many day trips from visiting Elounda which is famous for the island of Spinalonga just off it's coast which was the last leper colony in Europe, to Tertsa with it's turquoise waters, Kato Zakros with a palace dating back to Minonian times and fish tavernas around it's bay, Kritsa for shopping and many other destinatins close by.
How to get there
Cheap flights with Easyjet,Olympic,Thomas Cook all fly direct to Heraklion airport during the summer season. Car hire is advised but coaches,buses and taxis are available outside. The journey to Sfaka is about ninety minutes. Domestic flights from Athens to Sitia take 45mins......bus,car,taxi to Sfaka 45mins. Ferry from Athens to Heraklion and Sitia also available. Airport pick-ups can be arranged.
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