Filled with pretty small lanes and low houses with old Venetian arches, it will transport you instantly to another era. Kokkino Chorio is also known for a wide underground bunker network used in World War II by the Germans to watch over Souda Bay for security and comfort. In the village square is the central church and facing it you will find a kafeneio serving local delicacies and grilled meat dishes. On the edge of the village and within 5 min. drive of the villas is a Glass blowing factory where guests can watch demonstrations of the glass blowing process. Kokkino Chorio is ideally located as the starting point for many walks and private excursions.
Villa Aplai is designed with the aim to create an intimate atmosphere with high standards. Filled with beautiful art work, state-of-the-art electronic equipment, modern teak furniture and impressive lighting – all made of natural materials, it is ideal for guests who would like to experience Crete in a stylish way. By entering the luxury villa, you will enjoy the airy and spacious feeling of the interior, the pristine white kitchen with the large marble-top table and fireplace and the relaxed lounging area. The large pool (and children's pool) is surrounded by top quality sun loungers and sofas covered with colorful pillows and large throws for those chilly nights.
The villa covers 165m2 and is split in two floors:
The ground floor consists of the open-plan living room with an energy fireplace, Satellite LED TV and Apple TV, docking station, linen sofa. Large window doors open onto a shaded lounge terrace with direct access to the pool area. On the same level there is a fully-equipped modern kitchen and dining area (seats 6-8) and the laundry room (washer/dryer and iron/iron board). Bedroom 1 is also on the ground floor, featuring a 1.80m double bed and an en-suite bathroom with hydro-massage shower. It has a private balcony with sea and garden view.
The two other bedrooms of the villa are on the first floor. Bedroom 2 features a king size bed and an en-suite bathroom with bathtub. This bedroom is quite impressive with the exposed beams and high ceiling. It gives to a large terrace with sun loungers, sofa and panoramic views. Bedroom 3 has twin beds (convertible into a King) and en-suite bathroom with rain shower. This bedroom has access to private balcony with a sitting set and sea views.
Every room is characterized by harmony, comfort and a unique Mediterranean style. Each bedroom is bright and uncluttered, complete with luxurious amenities and fluffy towels. The kitchen is pre-stocked with cupboard essentials and it is ideal for families or friends who enjoy cooking together and dining by the open fire – when the weather is cold. The round marble-top dining table is perfect for accommodating large circles of friends and families.
The outdoor area is one of the villa's assets: stylish yet comfortable sun loungers, large dining and sitting area with modern teak framed furniture and stylish fabrics with bright tones.
The villa is non- smoking indoors, suitable for children and elderly, but not wheelchair accessible.