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Sofia's Studios & Apts.




Tel.: +30-28250-31276





If you are looking for a Greek island full of fun, hospitality, warmth and relaxation then look no further than Crete!

Crete has everything you want from an island: Fine sandy beaches, traditional villages, dramatic mountains, remarkably rich history, remains from ancient civilizations and even more. Its the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest in Europe. Its climate, which is one of the best in Europe, is mild in winter and sunny though spring, summer and autumn with a cooling breeze on even the hottest days.

Kalives is a small village by the sea in Souda bay close to Chania. It has a wide sandy beach and is the ideal place for calm vacations by the sea. From here you can make some nice trips like the ancient city of Aptera. There is a post office, bank, telephone service and many shops and traditional taverns.

Sofia's studios are located on a hillside, 200 m from the beach and only a short drive away from Chania, once the island capital. The city of Chania is located on the north coast of West-Crete and its the most mountainous area of the island. The city splits up to the old city, with Venetian walls, the labyrinthine lanes, the Venetian small streets and the new city which was build the last years far away from the old city with good street layout , new buildings squares, streets etc.

Chania is the gateway to the far west of Crete, where the most remote and most spectacular spots are to be found. South are the Lefka Ori or White Mountains and the famous Samaria Gorge, the longest in Europe. East are situated the quiet peaceful villages of Apokoronas with its narrow roads full and a landscape of wild nature full of light and sea, which capture the visitor and detach the returns promise.

Helpfull links

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Ferry boat:


Click for Souda, Greece Forecast


  sofia-kalyves.gr / Kreta-net 2006


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