Retreat Village on Crete


Transport - do I need any?

Transport is recommended as there are many fine beaches and sights only a short car ride away. After all Crete is a large island, just waiting to be explored by you.

  • Kera beach - 15 mins
  • Georgeopolis town and beach - 25 mins
  • Almyrida village and beach - 10 mins
  • Ombroglialos beach and taverna - 20 mins
  • Kalives town and beach - 20 mins
  • Lake Kournas - 40 mins
  • Chania City and Port - 28 km
  • Chania Airport - 35 km
  • Rethymno City - 50 km

Airport tranfers to Chania and heraklion airport van be arranged.

A hire car of your choice can be booked for you to be collected and returned to your airport.

Contact us for details.

Local Amenities

Almyrida in Chania CreteThe beautiful blue flag beach of Almyrida is approx. 10 min drive, or a scenic 30 min walk!

This beach is excellent for those with small children with clean sand, gentle sloping shelves and rock pool areas.

For the more energetic there are windsurfing or canoeing lessons. The beach road is an endless stream of delightful tavernas.

There are many fine beaches a short car ride away: Kera Beach -15 mins - Georgeopolis - 25 mins.

A short 10 minute walk from the complex is the traditional village of Kokkino Chorio and its old village lanes which has basic amenities in the form of a taverna and grocery store. Additonal shops and a selection of tavernas, kafenion and gyros establishments are located in the nearby village of Plaka.

Other nearby beauty spots include Kalives (20 mins), Georgioupolis (40 mins), Lake Kournas (60 mins) the secluded taverna at Ombroglialos beach (20 mins). The beautiful port of Chania is approximately 25 km away and Chania airport is about 30 km, 30 minutes drive. Heraklion airport is 100 minutes drive away.

Hellenic Tourist Board (MHTE) license no: 1042K123K2828601