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Sophia's House in the evening
17 reviews
Sophia's House in the evening
Villa and Patio
Patio with a view
patio evening
infinity pool view evening
solar heated infinity pool
solar heated infinity pool
fully equipped kitchen
lounge wifi broadband and sat tv
lounge with patio doors to the solar heated pool
double bedroom
twin bedroom
twin bedroom
shaded patio area with sea views
upper sun terrace
shaded patio area with views over Almyrida to sea
shaded patio view to the right
Almyrida Beach
Rethymno old harbour in the evening
sunset from the heated infinity pool
Balos Lagoon
Elafonissi beach
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Almyrida, Chania Prefecture, Crete
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Listing #HL221997
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
person found this review helpful

Stayed in May with my 2 daughters, 2 sisters and niece. The villa has breath taking views across a green valley to the sea which you can enjoy from the roof terrace or balcony, we often watched the beautiful sunsets with a glass of wine and enjoyed the wildlife (owls, eagles, polecats not to forget a few lovely cats!) The...

Fareham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
people found this review helpful

We have just returned from Sophia's House. The villa and location are even more amazing than the photo's on the web page. It is a very peaceful and relaxing location and we all really enjoyed sitting on the patio listening to the birds and goat's bells. The villa is well furnished and provides all essentials for your stay and is...

Nantes, France
Level 6 Contributor
84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2013

I spent a week at Sophia's House in late July 2013 with a female friend. We were absolutely delighted: everything was as planned iniside and outside the house. Great view, nice swimming-pool to chill out when it becomes too hot to sunbathe, well-equipped kitchen, well-furnished rooms, good bathroom. Absolutely nothing to say against it... The house is just a minutes...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Sophia's House is tastefully furnished; ensuring quality and comfort, there is a varied selection of books and DVD's along with a pair of binoculars and some games.

The artworks in all the rooms are by the famous Greek photographer, Giorgos Meis.

There is a comfortable corner seating unit and the other furnishings are of natural dark wood.
The villa provides all the modern comforts you may need, it offers a TV, CD radio/MP3 player and a DVD player, the satellite TV channels have bbc news channel, some movie and sport channels.

In the kitchen there is a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, ceramic hob-electric oven and microwave.

There are ceiling fans and air conditioning units throughout the villa, the a/c units can also be used as heaters on cooler evenings at the beginning and end of...
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
Oct 9, 2017 -
Dec 31, 2017
7 nights --
Jan 1, 2018 -
Apr 14, 2018
1 night
Apr 15, 2018 -
May 26, 2018
1 night
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
prices for weekly lets are for the villa not per person and include: The use of all facilities at the villa and utility costs. Use of airconditioning and pool heating Use of bed linen, hand and bath towels and laundry costs. (guests should bring their own beach towels)
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About the neighborhood
Aspro Village

Aspro is a traditional little hamlet, its elevated position on the hillside, looks down over Souda bay
The village of Aspro and the surrounding area has plenty of greenery with many pine trees and olive groves.
There are many different paths and sandy tracks to explore whilst out walking in the Aspro area.


Almyrida, a pretty seaside village is only a 3 minute drive from Sophia's House. It has blue flag sandy shallow beaches and a little fishing boat harbour. The beach is ideal for children and less confident swimmers, as it has shallow waters and a gently sloping sandy beach.

Along the beachfront you find tavernas, supermarkets a bakery, gift shops, bars and cafes.
On the beach in Almyrida you will find the water sports centre, here you can try windsurfing...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania: 16.8 mi
Ferry: Souda: 9.3 mi
Chania airport is 35 mins drive, Heraklion airport is 1 hour and 45 mins drive approx.

Ryan Air have started cheap flights direct to Chania Airport, other airlines to consider EasyJet, and many others including Thomas Cook and Thompson.

Local car hire is easy to arrange for pick up at the airport, we do recommend car hire to get the most out of the area.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.1 mi.
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