Overview & Map
The villa is located in the homonymous area of Kastellakia on the outskirts of Rethymno city. Placed in an isolated neighbourhood but only three minute drive away from the city centre and the beach, the villa offers full quietness and a variety of facilities, for those who want to meet the numerous rhythms of the island and a different pace of life. Take the advantage of relaxing in a quiet private area but also be close to everything that a city can offers such as hospital, several choices of different markets and shops, any kind of services, numerous restaurants and taverns, bars, night clubs and beach bars. Finally only 350 meters away there is an unique park where children can play with the supervision of experienced teachers. The park contains a small zoo, a mini soccer field, an organised playground and a great tavern with views of the city for parents to enjoy!
Hidden into a hilltop, overlooking the sparkling Cretan Sea, only 2,6 km from the historic and commercial centre of Rethymno and 1,5km from the sandy beach with its numerous water sports. Also the villa has a 81,5 km distance from the airport of Heraklion, and a 72,4 km distance from the airport of Chania. The port of Chania is 66,7 km away and the port of Heraklion is placed only 79,3 away.
Furthermore it is a great base for making excursions around Crete and explore all the beaches on the North and the South coast.
Except from the long sandy beach which lies in front of the city, you can easily visit by car the sandy beach of Episkopi which is 18 km away on your way to Chania. On the same direction Georgiopoulis is 26 km away with its shallow water which is ideal for families with small children and the sandy beach of Panormo village on your way to Heraklion which is 21 km away.
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and “Preveli”. The distance to the South coast from the villa is about 40 minutes by car and all the above beaches are located near the Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns.