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Villa Challis
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Villa Challis
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Villa Challis
Relax by the pool
Chill out in the spacious living room
Enjoy some time inside
Living room with double doors opening onto two large balconies
Have lunch in the covered dining area (located outside the kitchen)
Dine on west facing balcony savouring the fantastic mountain and sea views
Wake up in the double bedroom and fling open the double doors onto the terrace
More of the double bedroom
Wake up to fantastic mountain views from the twin bed rooms
Wake up to fantastic mountain views from the twin bed rooms
Cook a traditional Cretan meal in the fully equipped Kitchen
Dine in the kitchen
Stairway to the spacious living room, balconies, twin bedroom  and one of the bathrooms
Have a drink or sunbathe whilst admiring the sea views
View the White Mountains from the pool
Stroll between the olive and apricot trees and then cool off in the pool
Relax under an umbrella
Swim or paddle in Almyrida Bay
Take a walk along the Kokkino Chorio  coast line
Snorkel in Kokkino Chorio Bay
Traditional stone built Villa Challis
Arriving at Villa Challis
Admire the sunset view from the balconies
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Chania Prefecture, Crete

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Kiley S
Limassol, Cyprus
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8 reviews
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“Absolutely lovely!”
Reviewed 27 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

I have to agree with all the other positive reviews for Villa Challis. It is a beautiful, well equipped villa, clean and set in a peaceful location, but close enough to local tavernas and beaches that you don't feel isolated.
Our children loved the pool and the playstation when the wind was a bit cool, grandparents enjoyed the tranquility and we enjoyed having the chance to relax with everything we could need easily available.
We visited quite early in the holiday season, but the weather was warm and sunny and we spent most if our time outdoors.
Would happily recommend to families, couples or anyone wanting a lovely holiday.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Sep 2014
Thank you for your positive comments. We also love the tranquility of the villa location as well as enjoying the beaches and various local tavernas for delicious meals. Your recommendation to others (families, couples etc..) is much appreciated. Thank you.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
13 Aug 2013
I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Challis. Sorry it was a bit windy when you were there. You are right - occasionally you do get a breeze, though sometimes this can be a pleasant relief. We have just been there for 2 weeks ourselves and we could have done with the odd breeze! Thanks very much for your great review.
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Nottingham
Reviewed 3 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Liked best: The views from the upstairs balcony and the seclusion
Liked least: Having to keep the door to the kitchen shut in the daytime to avoid creepy crawlies getting in( this wasn't a problem really , I'm just not a lover of insects.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Aug 2013
We are really pleased that you had such a wonderful holiday at Villa Challis. We have actually baked a number of cakes there for our childrens' birthdays! However, we have never seen a snake - that must have been exciting! Thank you very much for your very positive comments.
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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Liked best: Beautiful and quiet location, very attractive stone built villa
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with pets
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: Hard to say location and pool perhaps but was a good all round package
Liked least: Limitation on pool use ended at 6pm - but that is the rule!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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