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“Excellent holiday away from the crowds in Crete”
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A warm Cretan welcome to my renovated Venetian Olive Mill
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A warm Cretan welcome to my renovated Venetian Olive Mill
Outside dining and BBQ with panoramic sea views View from the Upper Balcony over the olive groves and the sea beyond
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A warm Cretan welcome to my renovated Venetian Olive Mill
Outside dining and BBQ with panoramic sea views
View from the Upper Balcony over the olive groves and the sea beyond
Swimming Pool surrounded by olive groves
Swimming Pool terrace, with fabulous sea views
Sun setting over the Pool
Garden leading down to the Swimming Pool
Reception/Living area leading down to the Kitchen and Dining area
Kitchen
Kitchen and Breakfast bar
Dining area
Dining area and Kitchen
The original Venetian Olive Mill stones (sorry, no donkey!)
Restored Venetian Olive Press in the Living area, with TV, Satellite and DVD player
Work desk with wireless internet connection
Double En-suite Bedroom on the Mezzanine floor with private balcony and sea views
Twin En-suite Bedroom on the Mezzanine floor
Triple En-suite Bedroom on Ground Floor
Triple En-suite Bedroom on the Ground Floor
The Mill surroundings; ideal for that early morning jog!
View of the snow capped White Mountains from the Mill (looking South)
Discover: 'The Olive Tree of Vouves' - one of the worlds oldest olive trees
Discover:  Falassarna's stunning beaches, turquoise blue sea and Roman harbour
Discover:  The Venetian harbour town of Chania
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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kolymbari, Platanias, Chania Prefecture, Crete

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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“Excellent holiday away from the crowds in Crete”
Reviewed 19 July 2012 for a stay in April 2012

The Cretan Olive Mill is set amongst the Olive groves west of Chania. It is a wonderful out of the way location - away from the more crowded beach resorts and yet within a short drive of the sea. You will need to have a car to stay here though - there is no public transport and even the local shops are a few minutes drive away. This wasn’t a problem for us, as the location is ideal as a get away, but don’t be surprised by it. Having said that, the place is well equipped so days can easily be spent in the Mill itself – especially by the pool side.

The Mill itself is very well presented and equipped, and the people employed to look after it were always helpful and polite. The pool was serviced once a week and the Mill itself serviced three times. The area is outstanding, and waking up in the morning and walking on to the balcony of your bedroom to see the mountain and olive grove view down to the sea is stunning. Add to this call and sight of eagles wheeling in the sky and the place is simply magical.

Highly recommended.

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Liked best: The setting in the mountains away from the main resorts
Liked least: You do need to drive for everything you need, including the local shops
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2012 for a stay in October 2011

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Liked best: The spacious feel to the property
Liked least: Having to drive to the nearest tavernas
Travelling group: With Friends
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Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Your age range 50-64
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