Crete Holiday Villa Rentals
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The Aegean Blue Villa

Kera, Nr Almyrida

Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2

£1095 - £1945per week

Features:

Air-con
BBQ
Car Not Essential
Heated Pool
Private Pool
Sea Views
Internet

Details

General Description

The Aegean Blue Villa is on a prestigious, Bentley award winning development, in an elevated position right opposite the little beach at Kera which boasts breathtaking panoramic sea, mountain and countryside views. Perfectly situated, only a 15 minute walk from Almyrida and its sandy beaches, tavernas and amenities.

This fully air-conditioned, modern villa is beautifully presented and has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 guests.  The private infinity swimming pool is solar heated and therefore particularly beneficial for those guests who prefer to holiday out of the peak season.  

The villa is very well equipped and furnished in a modern style throughout, in keeping with its exterior design. Patio doors from the comfortable and spacious lounge open up directly on to the sunbathing terrace and the stunning sea views across Souda Bay. There are TV, DVD and CD players for your entertainment.

Ground Floor

You enter the villa into the light and airy open plan lounge and kitchen/dining area which is comprehensively equipped for all your self-catering needs (see amenities list below).  A dining table and chairs together with comfortable sofas provide ample seating for 6 people.

To the rear of the ground floor is one of the spacious double bedrooms providing plenty of storage space and opening up onto to its own private terrace to enjoy the fantastic views.

Completing the accommodation on this floor is one of the modern wet rooms with quality fittings.  

First Floor

The remaining two double bedrooms are located on this floor together with the other good sized wet room.

Both bedrooms are beautifully furnished, comfortable and, once again, there is plenty of storage.  Doors lead out from both rooms onto a large balcony which overlooks the sea and maximises the wonderful views this area is renowned for.

External Areas

The outside spaces at this villa are outstanding. There is a large paved sitting/sunbathing area with space for sun loungers and umbrellas immediately in front of the lounge area.  A few steps down leads to the swimming pool with surrounding sunbathing terraces and the well tended, landscaped garden which adds vibrant colour for everyone to enjoy. 

The purpose built BBQ and bar is situated to the side of the villa and has its own sink, fridge, kettle, cupboards and preparation areas as well as a table and chairs to seat 6.  This is perfect for al fresco dining whilst sipping on your favourite tipple and enjoying the glorious sunsets that extend beyond the sparkling blue infinity swimming pool.    

This villa is in a very convenient location and is an excellent choice for those clients who do not wish to hire a car for the duration of their holiday. If you tire of the pool, the little sand and pebble beach at Kera is just across the road (and down a track) and Almirida’s sandy beach and facilities are a mere 15 minutes walk from the Aegean Blue Villa.

The infinity pool is solar heated so is a good choice for early or late season holidays when the water temperature can be a little cooler. 

Internet Access

Wifi internet access is provided via satellite. There are no upload or download limits. 

Holiday Rental Licence

EOTThe Aegean Blue Villa is licensed for holiday rentals with the Greek Tourist Authorities (EOT). Licence number 1042K123K0360300

 

  
 

Features

General

  • Villa size -­ 75m2  
  • Plot size -­ 488m2
  • Gated plot
  • Parking 
  • Air ­conditioning throughout
  • Pool heating (solar)
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Hairdryer (in each bedroom) 
  • Wifi internet access 
  • Cot on request
  • High chair on request
  • All bed/bath linen except cot linen and beach/pool towels
  • Maid service and linen change (see prices tab)
  • Welcome pack on arrival 

Bedrooms & Bath/Shower Rooms

3 x double bedrooms. 2 shower rooms as follows:-

  • 1 x double on the ground floor
  • 2 x double on the first floor
  • 1 x walk-in shower/wet room on the ground floor
  • 1 x walk-in shower/wet room on the first floor

Living Areas & Kitchen Equipment

  • Full cooker
  • 4 ring hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Juicer 
  • Washing machine
  • Iron & ironing board
  • TV with satellite reception (not Sky).
  • DVD & CD players
  • Books/Games/CD's/DVD's

External

  • Private infinity pool - 30m2 (6m x 5m) with solar heating.  Depth - 1.0m - 1.2m
  • Sun loungers, parasols + outdoor tables  & chairs
  • Large covered terrace area
  • Stone built BBQ with outdoor kitchen and bar area
  • Small garden

Map

 

Local Info

Chania airport - 35 minutes. Heraklion airport - 1 hour and 45 minutes

Nearest Beaches -­ Kera - across the road.  Almyrida - 15 min walk.  Kalives - 15 min walk

Nearest Taverna -­ Almyrida - 15 min walk

Nearest Shop ­- Almyrida - 15 min walk

NB; all times are approximate and based on average driving and walking speeds.

Prices

Deposit

10% of total rent

Pricing Notes

Prices quoted are in gbp sterling, per week, for up to 6 people occupying the villa and are not per person. The villa can also sleep an infant using a cot free of charge.

Prices include air- conditioning, a welcome pack, all linen excluding  beach and pool towels, and maid service and linen change. 

Mai service and linen change - weekly.

There are NO hidden extras.

Options & Extras

  • Cot: £0.00 per booking
  • High Chair: £0.00 per booking 

Low Occupancy Discounts

A low occupancy discount for a single couple (use of 1 bedroom), of 15%, is available at this villa except  for July and August dates.

Not allowed on late availability or special offer prices.

Loyalty Discounts

If you are a returning client and this is your 3rd (or more) consecutive booking with Crete Escapes or your 2nd separate booking in one season, you will qualify for our loyalty discount. Please quote voucher code LOYALTY5 when asked to do so during the online booking process or let us know when you contact us. Your reduction of 5% will then be deducted from the total price.

Short Breaks

Alternative length of stays of more than 7 nights are accepted and are charged pro rata.

 

Availability

 

Booking Information

Change-over days are totally flexible but are subject to existing bookings taken either side. If a booking means that the owner would be left with too many "void" days we might not be able to accept it. If this is the case we will contact you without delay to discuss alternatives.

Payment can be made by bank transfer (sterling or euro) or by debit or credit card.

Our travel information provides details of how to get to Crete including flights to both Chania and Heraklion airports.

If you want to book, please use the availability chart above to check your dates, you can then either book on-line, email enquiries@crete-escapes.com or call us on 0330 111 0061.

Please note: although the calendars show live availability and you can book on-line, please note that your booking is not confirmed until we have issued a confirmation of booking. You may prefer not to book your flights until we have confirmed the booking.

Low occupancy discounts -  unfortunately the online booking system automatically calculates the single couple or small party discount based on the number of people entered onto the booking form and the start day of your rental. There are 2 problems with this:-

a) If you are 2 people but not a single couple, or 3 or 4 people but not 2 + 1 or 2 + 2, the system will have automatically calculated a discount when it is not due. Please make use of the "additional notes" box on the booking form to tell us and we will adjust the price accordingly before we confirm your booking.

b) If your rental overlaps from a discounted period to a non-discounted one (or vice versa), the discount calculated will be wrong. In these cases we have to make the adjustment manually. You can still book on-line but we will need to change the price on receipt of your booking request. If the price increases we will contact you to confirm the new price before we confirm your booking and take your deposit.

Please don't let either of these issues put you off making a booking. The discounts are genuine and our villa owners welcome couples and smaller parties out of high season. We just can't fine tune the booking system to account for these 2 circumstances - sorry.

Floor Plans

Aegean Blue - floorplan

Reviews

We have spent a lovely family holiday at Aegean Blue Villa. The villa is very comfortable, well positioned and close to beaches at Almyrida and Kalives, both within walking distance along costal paths. The high position of the villa affords spectacular views across Souda Bay and mountains, perfect to watch the sunset over the bay. The villa pool and grounds are spacious and well maintained and we spent many hours taking in the views from the infinity pool. The outdoor bbq area provides perfect al fresco dining and shelter from the prevailing wind, when required. The beaches of Almyrida and Kalives are well served by bars and restaurants, but highlights for us were the beautiful crystal clear waters and gently shelving beaches that made snorkelling a real treat. I would highly recommend taking a boat trip out to try out snorkelling or diving around the many caves nearby. Dining out in the nearby villages of Aptera and Vamos and experiencing local cuisine, history and meeting the exceptionally friendly and welcoming local Cretans is not to be missed - July 2018.

Thank you, we had a lovely holiday. The villa was lovely with super outside spaces and the booking process through Crete Escapes was very smooth, thank you - May 2018.

We had a lovely time at Aegean Blue villa. We thought the gardens and views were absolutely beautiful - May 2018. 

I treated my family to a holiday to celebrate my 60th birthday (6 of us age ranges 23 - 62) and looked for a villa with a pool, near to a village and beach. We chose The Aegean Blue Villa after much searching and were impressed with the reviews. We arrived in darkness and woke the next morning to a fantastic view over the Bay of Souda. The reviews and website really don't do justice to actually being there. The villa is as beautiful as described on the website and more. It is very comfortable and stylish, inside and out. You will find everything you need to have a fantastic holiday. The outside kitchen, BBQ and inside kitchen are all very well equipped should you want to completely self cater. There's a lot of useful information about Crete in folders in the villa. We didn't have a car so walked into Almyrida once or twice a day, either down the main road or using the scenic but sometimes steep track aong the headland. Almyrida is a lovely village with plenty of choice of restaurants, shops and a lovely safe sandy beach. We spent a lot of time here or by the pool at the villa as temperatures were unusually high during our stay. The pool is a good size with stunning views. We had such a relaxing holiday we would not hesitate to return - June 2017

It was a great villa in a brilliant location, only gripe perhaps a little short on plates & cooking pots, however overall no complaints & your local reps answered any questions we had. I would certainly be happy to recommend it to anyone. Many thanks for your good service - June 2017.

I would like to say how much we enjoyed our holiday in this beautiful villa in Crete. The location is spectacular with amazing views. We were blessed with fantastic weather for our stay and this enabled us to make full use of the fantastic facilities and outside space of the villa. So much space to sit, eat and relax. The pool was divine and after a day exploring the local beaches of Kalyves, it was always a pleasure to come back to our own little slice of heaven. I would greatly recommend the villa and we will certainly be returning. It was probably the best and most relaxing holiday ever. Location is perfect, the tavernas and local shops have everything you could want and a visit to Chania Town was a very enjoyable experience. One again thank you so much for a delightful holiday - October 2016.

We are a family of four with a teenage daughter and son, aged 13 and 14 and we have enjoyed a truly spectacular week at the Aegean Blue villa. The villa itself is immaculately clean, beautifully decorated and well equipped, making it feel like home. We particularly enjoyed the stunning, warm pool and outdoor areas, with their captivating views across the White Mountains and Ocean. The villa itself is perfectly placed to be able to easily access on foot the local beaches, tavernas and amenities. As well as thoroughly enjoying the beaches at Kera, Almyrida and Kalyves, we also drove west to spend a day at Elafonisi, where the beach was as beautiful as any we experienced in the Seychelles, with crystal clear, azure waters and pink sand. The quality of food and hospitality in the local tavernas was outstanding. There is so much to do in the local area for all ages and fitness levels, although, with such stunning views, it is tempting to stay at the villa and relax. We have enjoyed a perfect week and would highly recommend staying here - September 2016.

Lovely villa, with all (and more) the facilities etc you'd need or want. We all loved the pool (cleaned twice a week), and the outdoor kitchen/eating area, with amazing views over Souda bay. Nearest village (Almyrida) is 10 mins walk away down the hill, we loved the first taverna you come to, Lagos, and ate there a few times, though there's also plenty in the village. Kalives is slightly bigger, and 30 ish mins walk away but we drove there as we've two young children. Large beach, plenty of tavernas etc (we can recommend Kritiko). Chania old town & harbour is worth a visit, we also went to Knossos which was very hot and busy, but if you must visit only one Minoan ruin this is the one! All in all a lovely holiday with fantastic accommodation, we don't usually return to places (as there's always new places to go), but I think we'll be breaking this rule for Aegean Blue Villa! - June 2016.

Breathtaking view, well equipped, very clean, nice swimming pool: close to perfect! - May 2016.

Aegean Blue Villa was everything we expected and more. The villa has a touch of luxury inside, very tasteful and quality furnishings make it a real home rather than rental property. Outside the property, the choice of seating and lounging areas was great for family members and the infinity pool was the best we have experienced. The views were spectacular that not even video or photos fully reflect. We spent our week either enjoying the lovely restaurants, cafes and beach at Almyrida, within easy walking distance of the villa, or down at Kera Beach. Aegean Villa is a perfect base for complete relaxation or exploring West Crete through a rental car or taxi that are easy to hire in the village - August 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate

The Climate

Crete is the most southerly Greek island with an agreeable climate. The tourist season usually starts around April and lasts until the end of October. The spring (April) is a good time to visit for hiking and to see the beautiful flowers.

In early summer (May and June) the temperatures will be climbing steadily to an average in the mid 20's. This is a good time to visit if you don't have to keep to school holiday dates as the climate is very pleasant and there are few crowds.

July and August are the busiest (and hottest) months with tourists from all over Europe choosing Crete for their holiday destination. The north westerly winds usually moderate the temperatures  but it's best to make sure your holiday accommodation offers shelter from the hot sun. It goes without saying that the sea will be warm.

September is still high season with warm, sunny days and the sea is still warm. The season draws to a close in October but this is a perfect month for visiting the island as the sea is still warm for swimming and activities such as hiking and visiting the archaeological sites can be undertaken in pleasant temperatures.

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