Olea lies amidst an olive grove on a luscious hill with an extraordinary view on the gulf of Kissamos. Capable to host up to 10 people, this luxurious two-story house, with a separate entrance and a private pool, is located very near to the areas’ famous beaches and several local sights.
Olea comprises of two separate floor apartments that are only rented together, and sleeps up to 10 guests in its 5 bedrooms, a very convenient layout for 2 families traveling together.
Special attention has been given to design a property that combines modern style and comfort with a homey inviting feeling. Perfectly appointed kitchen with high-tech appliances, superior quality beds and contemporary bathrooms express our care to offer you a comfortable stay, with every need met and with the finest amenities available. The property’s welcoming atmosphere is highlighted by the discreet care of our staff and the wide spectrum of services we can offer you on request.
The location of Olea is ideal as a starting point for exploring the west and southwest coastline and countryside, that are scattered with breathtaking beaches and picturesque villages, while the lively Chania town is a ½ hour drive away.
Olea enjoys a hillside tranquil location, amid the olive groves, in Kissamos, in NW Crete. The property is completely private and not overlooked by any immediate neighbors, yet with the area’s great beaches and a wealth of facilities just a stone’s throw away.
Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea. It possesses seven ports that provide links to Piraeus and islands of the Aegean, three airports, connected to most European cities via direct flights, as well as many organized marines for yacht owners.
Birthplace of Zeus, home of the first European civilization, the Minoan, land of legends and wars, Crete is a world of its own. The palace of King Minos in Knossos invites one to a journey in the majesty of an ancient kingdom, Phaistos Disc challenges archaeologists to unravel its meaning, while Arkadi Monastery reminds of Cretan pride and revolutionary spirit. Traditional music and songs, rooted back in antiquity, whisper like wind among landscapes of natural beauty, while local cuisine seduces one to an authentic gastronomic experience.
Crete’s coastline includes some of the most famous beaches of the world, such as exotic Balos and Elafonissi, hippy Matala and adventurous Preveli. To those willing to go on a daily excursion to the tiny Gaidouronissi Island, the astonishing beach of Chryssi (meaning Golden in Greek) promises an incomparable experience.
The inland is characterized by an imposing wild beauty. The majestic mountain of Psiloritis, full of mysterious caves and snowy until June, the awesome Gorge Ha, where one can find the tallest waterfall in Greece, and the renowned National Park of Samaria Gorge, inviting one for an unforgettable walk through the gorge, create an ambiance of uniqueness.
Crete’s diversity makes it the ideal destination for the lovers of outdoor sports. Windsurfing, kite surfing, bungee jumping, sailing, skydiving, hiking, horse riding and canyoning coexist into an infinite mosaic of opportunities that makes no day similar to the previous one.
Nightlife and traditional feasts reflect legendary Cretan hospitality, while at the same time the island of Spinalonga, renowned for its fortress and leper colony depicted in novels and television series, reminds of hard times.
Crete is an inviting world of pride, wilderness and originality that once experienced is loved for a lifetime.