GARIFALO apartments, which translated from Greek means clove, are at the center of a small seaside town Kalives (Kalyves), which is nestled on the shore blue sea about 18 km east of Chania, in the province of Apokoronas. on the shore of the Gulf of the Souda. Line beachfront hotel's own sandy beach. Same here on the coast there are taverns and restaurants where you can eat tasty and inexpensive.
Vegetable shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, banks (ATM), bus stops in walking distance from the hotel.
Beach Kalives is the international "Blue Flag" for cleanliness of the sea. For lovers of swimming masks also have a wild beach, where they can watch the underwater life Mediterranean.
On a rocky hill in the east of the ruins of the fortress Kalives Castel Apicorno. According to one version, on the ruins of the fortress was the ancient city Gippokoron (Gippokorony), from which, presumably, where the name of the province - Apokoronas. Near the modern village located one of the ports of ancient Aptera - Kissamos. According to some data, the port located between the villages of Kalives and Almyrida, on the other - and the settlement between Kalives Kalami.
Himself Kalives located a little away from the national road, which makes it a retreat, and at the same time, do not cut off from civilization. Between the village and the city of Chania Chania bus service - Kalives. On weekdays, the bus makes 7.6 trips per day on weekends - 3-5 flights. But best of all, living in Kalives, rent a car, where you can explore the wonderful sights of western Crete, including Ancient Aptera, village Vamos, Chania, Gramvousa and Balos, Elafonisi, gorges Terisso and Samaria, as well as many other iconic locations island.
Despite the increased tourist interest, Kalyves retained some features of the traditional identity and Crete. Plenty of good tavernas, located right on the waterfront, where you can have a great time, enjoying the beautiful views Gulf Court. But if you leave a little to the center of the village, you can dine in the classic taverns and experience the atmosphere of a truly traditional Cretan. Basic life settlement boils on the central square near the church. Here are the traditional taverns and restaurants where the locals love to gather. Kalives evening comes alive with new force. On the main street and the promenade, the lights, the locals go for a walk, sit in taverns, drink coffee, smoke and talk about life. Many shops in the main street of the village-oriented tourists, so work late. This is a romantic place with a small river flowing into the sea, and stunning views of Souda Bay is for lovers of a quiet family holiday. A long-term experience shows that once coming in Kalives fall in love with him at first sight, and then come here again and again ...
Hotel "Garifalo" consists of six two-bedroom furnished apartments with panoramic sea views.
Each apartment has: bathroom (shower), stove, fridge, coffee machine, toaster, kitchen utensils, air conditioning (in each room), two beds, sofa bed and a cot (on request). Each room has a safe, Wi-Fi (free).
Guests enjoy free sun beds and umbrellas on its own sandy beach.
We have all the conditions for a good rest.
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