If you are looking for a Greek island
full of fun, hospitality, warmth and relaxation then look no
further than Crete!
Crete has everything you want from an island:
beaches, traditional villages, dramatic mountains,
remarkably rich history, remains from ancient
civilizations and even more.
Its the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the
largest in Europe. Its climate, which is one of the best in
Europe, is mild in winter and sunny though spring, summer
and autumn with a cooling breeze on even the hottest of
Villa Dina is only a short drive away, almost
23 km from Chania once the island capital.
The city of Chania is
located on the west coast of Crete and its the most
mountainous area of the island. The city splits up to the
old city, with Venetian walls, the labyrinthine lanes, the
Venetian small streets and the new city which was build the
last years far away from the old city with good street
layout , new buildings squares, streets etc.
With its famous Venetian harbor, picturesque waterfront
cafés in front and the Agora Market, which is in the shape
of the cross, what a better place to relax and to enjoy the
Chania is the gateway to the far west of Crete, where the
most remote and most spectacular spots are to be found.
South are the Lefka Ori or White Mountains and the famous
Samaria Gorge, the longest in Europe.
East are situated the
quiet peaceful villages of Apokoronas with its narrow roads
full and a landscape of wild nature full of light and sea,
which capture the visitor and detach the returns promise.
One of those villages is
Almyrida, a small fishing village
and although more and more people have gradually discover Almyridas charms and the village with its countryside have
seen changes which include some additional buildings,
nothing has spoilt the lovely bay and Almyrida still retains
the archetypical Greek fishing village atmosphere which make
it a favorite summer holiday resort.