The Agiou Georgiou Residence

crete, greek islands
2 bedroom - 2 bath
(0 reviews)
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€150 per night (EUR)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This pretty maisonette with large shared garden and private terrace is on Crete’s beautiful north coast. Big bonuses include the great outdoor space with hammock, views of both the mountains and sea, and beaches a 10-minute stroll away. The open-plan layout suits grown-ups and kids alike, while the outdoor dining area is perfect for an evening meal. Some business facilities may be available on request should you need to bring work with you.

Why Kids Love it

Kids will love the simple, open-plan layout, with a massive shared garden, terrace and hammock. Equipped with basic toys, beach toys and a toddler slide, the property has a relaxed vibe. The garden is safe and well-protected, and has a children's play area. The nearest beach is easy to reach on foot. Bikes can be rented from the hosts for $8 per day. Knossos Palace, with its archaeological remains, is a 25-minute drive away.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 5 nights. The house has 1 ungated stairway to the upper floor master bedroom, plus 3 steps leading from the living space to the children’s room. The bathroom has a tub, and there is air conditioning in all rooms. The sea is only 10 minutes’ walk and the property has a parking space. Car rental is highly recommended. Small pets may be accepted by prior arrangement.

About the Location

The residence is in Kato Gouves, a small resort on the north coast of Crete, 20-minutes east of Heraklion. The only road leads straight to the beach and is dotted with restaurants, bars and shops. Close by is a pretty harbour and rocky cove with popular tavernas. This stretch of coastline is packed with great beaches, and has easy links via the main road to the rest of the island. The nearest airport is Heraklion Airport (HER), roughly an hour by car; Chania Airport (CHQ) is a 2.5 hour transfer.

Accommodation Details

This apartment is set over the upper 2 floors of a house. It includes a large living area with open-plan kitchen, fireplace, dining table and private terrace. There are 2 bedrooms, the master with kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi bath, and a twin bedroom with 2 single beds and a door to the back balcony. Outside, the property has an large balcony with sunbeds and chairs and great views of the whole area.

Style Notes

Modern living. The house is simple and modern, with no frills and high-quality furnishings. Fun owl-themed pictures hang in the children’s bedroom while the main living space is colorful with a scarlet table and denim-colored sofa. The spacious deck/balcony makes enjoying the sun easy. We love the family-friendly set up, the fantastic garden and the views of the sea.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 king
1 bunk bed
2 twin / single
1 toddler bed
sleeps 1
1 baby crib
George P.
Member since December 16, 2016
Tourism professional, Crete lover, entrepreneur,

Crete, Greek Islands

Ruins, rocky outcrops and rural charm

Off the southern coast of mainland Greece, beautiful Crete is the largest of the islands, packed with rural charm, archeological sites and fabulous mountains - a land where shepherds still tend their flocks wearing traditional dress. Blow the kids’ minds at the enormous Samariá Gorge, tantalize them with tales of ancient civilization, and check out the cave where Zeus was said to have been born.