The traditional settlement of Samonas is a complete renovated neighbourhood in the village of Samonas, in the district of Apokoronas Crete, at an altitude of 400 m and at a distance of 25 km from Chania. The settlement is built on a hill slope and it has such an orientation that it offers an impressive mountain, valley and sea view from all houses. Looking over from the property's location, you get the impression that you could touch the Cretan White Mountain, or dive into the vast Cretan sea.
All dwellings are two-storey (maisonettes) with unlimited view to the mountains, valley and the sea. They are exclusively built in stone and wood to match their surroundings. Each is built at a different level due to the ground's steep slope, with common courtyards as well as independent verandas or balconies and quiet corners.
All dwellings have two main entrances with traditional rustic locks and big iron keys. They are decorated with many small folklore objects and antiques.
All incorporate the same comforts and luxury, although they differ in size and layout.
Samonas is a peacefull picturesque village which still preserves its authentic character since is really small and quiet and has very few inhabitants. During night hours, thousands of stars will magnetize your eyes. And at day musical sounds, vivid colours and perfums, captivating scents, pure flavours and the close touch with nature will awaken all your senses and their remembrance will remain unforgettable.
Here you will experience unique moments of relaxation and complete tranquillity in an authentically traditional area, without missing any of the comforts of the modern way of living, which they have been quietly incorporated in all the dwellings.
Fully equipped built-in kitchen with oven, ceramic cook-stoves, refrigerator, freezer, dish washer, microwaves, coffee pot, toaster, small electric sweeper, pressure cooker and a whole line of well-known kitchen items and top quality dinner service.
Dining room with a large table and chairs.
Sitting room with fireplace, TV, DVD-player, stereo, telephone, mobile phone, double or triple couch with orthopaedic mattresses which very easily converts to two single or one double bed.
Bedroom with double bed with orthopaedic mattress, toilet-mirror, wardrobe, screen, full-length mirror, iron, ironing-board, telephone etc
Bathroom with shower, washing machine and washer dryer, hair drye.
All dwellings have at least one independent courtyard or veranda and balcony with traditional outdoor furniture.
Apart from the fireplace, all dwellings have air-conditioning on both floors and hot water from solar and electric water heater.
All furniture is handmade carved from beech wood.
The linen draperies are embroidered and of top quality while the quilts and pillows are feather.
Linen, towels change every 2-3 days or upon request.
Air condition and fireplace
Bath amenities, slippers, bathrobes, pool towels
Welcome drink annd sweets upon arrival
Outdoor swimming pool, ombrellas, sunbeds
Barbeque and traditional oven
Traditional cafeneion, mini shop
Library, CD/DVD, board games
Satelite wi-fi internet connection
Traditional breakfast and small meals
Starter pack with anything you want to have at your house upon arrival
Laptop or any other electonic equipment
Personal trainer and massage
Children facilities (baby cot, baby chair, bassinet, toys)
Food supplies to cover your first days needs.
Special decoration for any special occassion
...and any other special requirement you maybe have
Region: Apokoronas, Chania
relevant routes: Fragokastello-Sfakia-Askifou-Vamos
From Chania airport follow the route:
Airport - Souda - Megala Horafia - Styos - Samonas.
More specific: 7km from the airport you turn left to Souda. Then enter the high way with direction to Rethymnon. A few kilometers after, follow the exit to Megala Horafia and go straight ahead to the village of Stylos. At the end of Stylos village, the road is separated. You have to follow the right acclivitous one. After 5km you will reach Samonas village. The traditional houses are on your left hand, after the first couple of residences. From Heraklion airport follow the route:
Airport - Rethymnon - Kalyves - Stylos - Samonas.
More specific: From Heraklion - Rethymnon head to Chania. From the high way follow the exit to Kalyves and then left to the villages of Armenoi - Neo Horio - Stylos. At the entrance of Stylos, turn left and follow the narrow acclivitous road to Samonas (5km). The traditional houses are on your left hand, after the first couple of residences.
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