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Seaside Cottages Frangokastello

The Seaside Cottage Frangokastello are small holidayhomes with 2 sep. bedrooms ( accommodate 1-6 guests), living room with kitchen and private covered terrace. Only 50 m from the sandy beach Frangokastello. This complex of 8 simple bungalows are in the Southwest of Crete in Frangokstello, 75 km southwards of Chania Town. Frangokastello is a place of simplicity. Guests with an eye for luxury will not feel comfortable here. But it is a scenery for those seeking dream bays without crowds.

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75 km from Chania Town, only 50 m to the sandy beach of Frangokastello. The gently slopping beach is ideal for families with small children. The hinterland, the Askifou Plain, is the largest hiking area of Crete. The West & Soutnwest Coast of Crete is the region with the most nature protected areas like the lagoon Elafonissi, the Imbros Gorge, the Aradena Gorge, the National Park Samaria Gorge the Omalos Plain, the Agia Irini Gorge...
The small complex with 8 bungalows is embedded in a 5000 sqm garden. Free Paking, free WIFI.
All Bungalows cosist of 2 separate bedrooms one with double bed and one with 2 single beds, a full equipped kitchen with oven, coffe machine, wash mashine, micro wave,refrigerator. WC with shower, private terrace.
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Frangokastello is located on the southwest coast of Crete, A discovery for all senses. You will be accompanied by the scents of wild herbs, cedar and cypress trees to the coast region to Frangokastello. While the surrounding canyons, valleys and plateaus of Frangokastello are very green, the coastal region is quite dry. This region has golden sandy beaches. Frangokastello is a paradise for ramblers,sun seekers, mountaineers and nature lovers, but not for luxury lovers. There are only a few small family run hotels and cottages. Getting to Frangokastello is easy. The motorway is well maintained and sign posted in latin letters. The motorway leads from the Askifou Plateau through some short tunnels to the south coast. What to do in the South-Coast Village Frangokastello:

Hiking around Frangokastello: 1. The Kallikratis Gorge, a light and short gorge hike (2.5 hours, round and back about 6 hours). Initially you walk on asphalt and later on well-paved roads. This walking tour is also possible with sports shoes and it can be done with children. This route is part of the European path E4. In summer it is very hot in this gorge, as there is no shade, so please pay attention to headgear. Mark for this trail is the yellow and black sign the European trail "E4". Frangokastello to Kallikratis Canyon: Drive towards Imbros, then towards Asfendos and then Kallikratis direction of Frangokastello. The walk starts at the local end of the village Kallikratis. The village is also worth a visit as it is in a small fertile valley. A small white church with a sundial adorns the place Kallikratis.
2.Walking through the Imbros Gorge a lovely experience for the whole family: From Frangokastello through the Imbros Gorge: a beautiful, pleasant and short hike (8.4 Km) it can be done with children. Drive from Frangokastello to the north to the village of Imbros, there is the entrance of the Imbros Gorge. The entrance currently costs 2 euros per person. The trail leads through a dried river bed (much rubble!) Mark for this walking tour are small cairns. This nice Gorge is not crowded.
This area is a paradise for hikers and sunbathers. The sun-drenched beaches of Southern Crete are very popular especially in the Autum and Winter Time.
Check in 2 pm check out 11 am.
Changing bedlinen and towels twice a week.

South Crete is characterised by striking contrasts. South crete means small hotels with welcoming owners, distinctive and unusual accommodation properties, special places to visit, and hidden gems. For peace and quiet, and great views coming as standard, nothing beats staying in a traditional guesthouse to get off the beaten track. If you're looking to experience Crete's amazing South Coast and it´s stunning hidden beaches, a great option is a seaside self-catering accommodation. In our website you will find unusual places to stay in South Crete. This region offers a varied coastline, picturesque beaches and island adventures in the mountain area with plenty of gorges offering outdoor pursuits.
South Crete will force you to kick back, slow down and admire the views and the wonderful scenic landscapes. This region is a paradise for ramblers, mountaineers and nature lovers, but not for luxury lovers. The most popular gorges are the Samaria Gorge, the Aradena Gorge, the Imbros Gorge, the Agia Irini Gorge. The Agia Irini Gorge and the Imbros Gorge can be passed through with children. The most famous plains are: the Askifou-Plateau (south western Crete), Omalos Plateau (western Crete), Messara Plateau (south eastern Crete) and Lassithi Plateau. In our program for South Crete we offer a selection of well kept small hotels, apartments, holiday homes, traditional cottages and villas without compromising on comfort. For our discoverer we offer our Crete Self drive Tours "Crete South Coast Stars“ and "Southern Crete“. The most popular coastal villages are Paleochora, Frangokatello, Sfakia, Plakias, Agia Galini, Matala, Lentas, Ierapetra, and Xerokampos. Each of them with its distinctive beauty.

A day-trip to the coastal village LOUTRO Loutro is one-of-a-kind on Crete: there is not one street connecting the village to the outside world. A dirt track and the regular ship traffic supplies this small village on the steep south coast. Every room is let in the summer season as most of the houses have been converted to hotels and apartments. The unique atmosphere will always find customers and the views are simply wonderful. Those who like hiking and being cut off from the world will feel at home here for a few days.
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