Just ten kilometers southeast of the prefecture of Heraklion is located the old and charming village Skalani, where lies this lovely stone house.
The stone cottage can accommodate up to 5 people, as it consists of 2 large bedrooms with 1 double and 2 single beds, and one sofa that converts into single bed. In addition, the house has a fairly large bathroom, enough for all the people hosted. Even at home you will find are all essential items, so that you do not have to overload your luggage with unnecessary things. In addition, there is a fireplace in the living room (and the house consists of energy panels) which will give you and your company relaxation moments. At the spacious kitchen of the house you can cook delicious meals for your loved ones, as it provides all the necessary appliances to prepare a special meal.
This stone house has a spacious outdoor courtyard surrounded by greenery, where you can enjoy your breakfast or afternoon coffee.
Wanting to thank you about your preference, we offer you a FREE barbeque night, if you book our house for 6 or more nights!
Please note that your small pets are accepted in our house and we have a variety of dog accessories to host them too!!
Please do not hesitate to contact me in case of emergency or if you need any information. I will only ask you to behave as if it were your own home!
The story of the beautiful village Skalani already starts from the early 13th century, leading over time the creation of a beautiful village, very close to the city of Heraklion, where you can enjoy remains of both modern and older (mainly Venetian) buildings.
The village Skalani is surrounded by greenery, so as it is suitable for nature lovers, who like walks in the nature, hiking, cycling, and any other hobbies related to nature.
If you are lucky you may have the opportunity to participate in established feasts of the Club of Skalani Village, enjoying traditional music and traditional Cretan dishes.
In the village you can find everything very close to you, as there are supermarkets for your daily shopping, pharmacy in case of emergency, and everything else you may need! Even the village you will find many traditional taverns to sample local flavors and several cafes to enjoy a coffee.
If you visit the village during the summer, or even if you are winter swimmers, you will have the opportunity to visit the nearest beach in just 8 km away!
At the village you will also find the multiplex - coffee "Peri Anemwn & Ydatwn", which is located next to the Stone House, where you can enjoy breakfast, your evening coffee, and try your hand at various activities!
Finally, in the village, apart from the various monasteries and churches that you can visit any time you want, there are also various activities to get your time on the island, such as a visit one of the largest wineries in Crete, “Boutari winery”. The winery offers visitors complete tour services, try of 3 different flavors of wine, and has a small shop where visitors can buy all the wines, local products and books and accessories on wine and gastronomy.
Concerning your transportation, there are about 10 bus routes on weekdays days, 8 every Saturday and 3 every Sunday from and to Heraklion to the village Skalani. At the village there are also taxi ranks for other special transportations!
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