The House By The Sea
- 5 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- sleeps 10
Description from the owner
“The House by the Sea” - a country house in a lovely quiet position situated behind the middle of Chrissi Akti Beach near Chania. From most of the spacious rooms in the house there are panoramic views across the sea to the small island of Lazaretta and the town of Chania. The traditional main building, just 10m from the beach, one of the oldest in the area, has been carefully renovated to preserve its character.
There are two independent houses with a shared courtyard and garden
Both houses are furnished and decorated with style and good taste and have a designer look. The prospect of a totally relaxing holiday in Crete close...Read more
The House By The Sea
Chania, Crete, Greece
Additional Location Information
Just outside of Chania, in the NW part of the island, a safe neighbourhood with houses and small hotels, nature beauty, and good transport to Chania town
• Shops in the neighbourhood: confectionery, grocery shop, mini markets, bakery, cafes serving breakfast & lunch, pharmacy, ATM/bank, food markets, restaurants
Local Activities: • beach • swimming • walking/hiking • beach volley • mini-golf • playground • horseback riding • water sports • diving
Nearest Airport: I.Daskalogiannis Airport 16 km- 9,94 mi away
Nearest Ferry: Souda port 8 km- 4,97 mi away
Only 500 m away there is the famous Agioi Apostoloi beaches – a short walk, less than 3 minutes.
For those loving the mountains there is on 15 klm to the wonderful mountain area of for example Therisso Gorge. On the way there are many mountain villages waiting to be explored, offering beautiful views and good old fashion traditional Cretan food. The surroundings offer all someone could wish, from lovely beaches to amazing mountains, from modern beach life to old historical places, all reachable in not more than 20 minutes.
Getting there: Located very close to Chania with easy access on foot (30 min), by bus (10 min), taxi and car (7 min without traffic).
Chrissi Akti is a convenient area: the seasonal residence is located 5 minutes from the highway Chania - Heraklion, Chania - Kissamos. Convenient locality for trips in the summertime to all regions (Elafonisi, Falasarna, Palaiochora, Ballos, Grambousa, Sougia, Samaria Gorge, Rethymnon)
Finding us by car:
Chrissi Akti area (2,5 km – 1,24 mi west of Chania: about 7 minutes' drive from Chania town centre without traffic)
From the I. Daskalogiannis Airport of Chania:
If you arrive at the airport or seaport of Chania taxis are readily available. A taxi from the airport of Chania to Chrissi Akti Beach will cost around 30-35 Euro and takes about 30 minutes. The local bus connecting to the city (terminal at "Square 1866") runs every 15 minutes till late at night.
1. Travel from the airport to Chania Town Center then follow the signs for Kisamos on the old national road beginning at the north-west side of Chania. After 2.5 km turn right at the traffic lights where there is an Eco gas station on the corner.
2.From the Airport drive to Souda, and there join the motorway E75 towards Kisamos, then
at the second intersection, just after Chania, take the exit to the right and cross the main road, turn immediately afterwards right a little uphill and continue straight until the traffic lights. Once the lights turn orange (there is an Eco gas station on the corner) and go across
Then, follow the road to the beach; the house is on the left-hand corner (red house with red roof tiles and tall trees). Entrance from the street on your left (4 Papanikoli Street ).
From the N.Kazantzakis Airport of Heraklion:
Travel from the airport to the E75 motorway, then follow the signs for Rethymnon and Chania. Just after Chania, take the exit to the right and cross the main road, turn immediately afterwards right a little uphill and continue straight until the traffic lights. Once the lights turn orange, go across and follow the road to the beach; the house is on the left-hand corner (red house with red roof tiles and tall trees). Entrance from the street on your left (4 Papanikoli Street).
GPS coordinates: 35.511932 Latitude, 23.989515 Longitude
Scheduled flights to Athens arrive daily from just about everywhere. You can then either fly on to Crete or take the overnight ferry. Aegean Air is generally a bit cheaper than Olympic for the domestic hop Athens-Chania, and you can book online.
We can arrange for a taxi or hire car to meet you at Chania airport or Souda ferry port.
Chania airport is about 30 minutes drive from Chrissi Akti
Ferries:If you fly to Athens airport there is a bus to Piraeus (the port of Athens) which takes about an hour, or you can take a taxi. Make sure your flight arrives in time to get to the port.
The ANEK line ferries usually leave Piraeus at 21.00 and arrive at Souda (The port for Chania) at 05.30 am the next day.
The return ferry leaves Souda at 21.00 and arrives at Piraeus at 05.30.
They are very comfortable and you can book a cabin.
Souda is about 10 minutes' drive from Chrissi Akti.
Walking from the house to Chania town:
Continue along the beach of Chrissi Akti, through Aptera beach, continue along the beach of Nea Chora and arrive at the Firkas Fort in the Old Town
It is a very nice bike ride.
Finding us by bus
Buses start at “Nea Katastimata” square, and it is about 10 minutes' ride to the house.
The bus stop in Chrissi Akti is 50m from the house (Chrissi Akti station)
Location Type Beach, Ocean, Waterfront
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: March 07, 2014 ◀▶
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- Cleaning fee | $140 per stay
- 24 Hour On Call Maintenance
- Paper Towels Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Firewood Provided
- Central Heating
- Linens Provided [?]
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- City/Skyline Views
- Ocean Views
- Water Views
- Washing Machine
- Gas Stove
- Charcoal Grill
- Electric Stove
- Dish Washer
- Electric Grill
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Music Library
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - Yes
- Smoking allowed - Yes
- Suitable for children - Yes
- Suitable for the elderly - Yes
- Wheelchair accessible - No
- 220 square feet