Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area
The outside area has a large lawn , which is ideal for sunbathing or playing a ball game. There's an inviting private pool, with the table tennis table to one side, shaded by a pergola. You'll also find the brick BBQ here, as well as a dining table and chairs on the covered terrace - a perfect spot for some respite from the sun.
There's a gated driveway that is shared with our neighbouring house, Villa Mera. There's a parking space for one hire car at Villa Kali. The front door leads into the open plan living area.
Living space and terrace
The open plan living room is full of charm and character, with striking, exposed stonework and wooden beamed ceiling. In the lounge area , there's comfortable seating, a flat screen TV and a feature fireplace. At the opposite side of room is the dining table and chairs, as well as the traditional, well-equipped kitchen. You have access to the side of the house and pool area from both the kitchen or lounge.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
All the bedrooms come with authentic Greek furnishings. On the ground floor is 1 double bedroom, with patio doors leading to the covered terrace. Upstairs, there are 2 twin bedrooms, one with access to a terrace and views of the splendid countryside and distant sea. There's also a separate bathroom on this floor, as well as a shower room downstairs .
This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 1041K91003018901.
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Villa Plus In-Resort Service
Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean
Iron & Ironing Board
Villa check in time from 13:00
Villa check out time 10:00
The location of Villa Kali is sublime! There's a selection of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as Adele Kambos Beach, all within a 5 minute walk. For a wider choice of places to eat, drink and shop, Rethymnon is the place to go! There's a large, golden sandy beach as well as a host of places to visit such as the marina and the old town. Villa Kali makes a great base for exploring the west side of Crete either on foot or by car. Our Villa Mera is next door.
Local markets and shopping
There is a mini for those daily essentials in Adele Kambos, 165 yards away. For a more varied choice, the vibrant market town of Rethymnon has several shops that range from designer to high street names. Conveniently located close to Villa Kali is a bus stop and taxi rank, which is ideal if you choose not to hire a car.
Bars and restaurants
There are some restaurants dotted along the main road in Adele Kambos, which are 5 minutes' walk away. For a taste of the authentic Greece, Rethymnon is the place to go! There's an array of fish tavernas and cafes around the small picturesque Venetian Harbour. The town come to life at night with plenty of lively bars to choose from. They are all lined along the waterfront where you can also see the fishing boats come and go. You will be spoilt for choice on where to eat.
The closest beach to Villa Kali is Adele Kambos. There's a mix of sand and shingle with some umbrellas and sunbeds, plus it's only 250 yards walk away. The sandy beach of Rethymnon and its clear blue sea is only 6 miles drive away.
There is something for everyone in Crete! A good choice of water sports can be found on the beaches of Adele Kambos, Platanias and Rethymnon which range from jet-skis to banana boats. If you are wanting a spot of competition, then why not take to the go-kart track or crazy golf course in Adele Kambos and Platanias?
Places of interest
There are many places to visit locally. You could hop on a boat from Sfakia, which is 5 minutes' drive from Villa Kali and sail to Samaria Gorge, which is one Europe's highest gorges. There's also the village of Vrisses, which is well known for its cheese, honey and yogurt and is produced locally in the area. Lastly, Lake Kournas is worth a visit, it's a fresh water lake, surrounded by mountains. You can hire a pedaloe and enjoy the spectacular scenery further. Afterwards, why not relax at the taverna whilst looking out to the beautiful lake?
The main 18-hole golf course is located just outside the resort of Hersonissos on the eastern side of the island.
Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.
Peter Needs, 14-Oct-2014
Lovely spacious villa near amenities but not right in a noisey area. Conveniently placed for public transport if required. Would highly recommend and would stay again.
Moira Devlin, 09-Jul-2013
Fabulous Villa. Really helpful rep who was obviously very experienced and knowledgable . Very friendly but not intrusive. Couldn't do enough to help. Thanks Sally!
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