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The sea is just visible over the tops of the olive trees.Paleochora hosts an annual international chess tournament in the summer.
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Cretan Village Home

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Cretan Village Home

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath

This is not an inexpensive alternative to a hotel. Plenty of hotels in the nearby village can offer you the comforts you have come to expect at a cheaper price than I can afford to offer.
If you have read all the reviews by people who have stayed here, are intrigued by the prospect of seclusion and are willing to forego your comfort zone and live like a local, you are most welcome to my home. If not, and you book anyway, I promise you the worst nightmare vacation experience you could imagine.



House Rules

There is free parking available just off the road above the house.
Please do not feed the cats on the balcony. If you do, more will come.
A siesta is observed during the hottest hours of the day. This is a good time to relax in the shade or rest up for the evening ahead.


50 Reviews

Michael User Profile
October 2018
We enjoyed staying here - it's quiet and has all the basics you need plus it's an easy 10 minute walk to/from the town where the bus drops…
Pauline User Profile
September 2018
We had a great time in James' place. 3 days are not enough to enjoy Paleochora and the surrounding area. The house is not as wild as James d…
Stelios User Profile
September 2018
James' house will probably not appeal to everyone, but for those who can appreciate simple things in life it will be a wonderful place to ex…
Lisa User Profile
July 2018
We spent three lovely days in Paleochora visiting beaches and exploring the small town. During the day, we loved staying at James's place, w…
Katie User Profile
June 2018
We really enjoyed our stay in James's house. The amenities may be minimal, but it's a wonderful space to disconnect and find some peace and …
Richard User Profile
June 2018
The location was okay. It has seen better days, but still it's fine, really. We found the keys with the host's description and the "Manual" …
Emma User Profile
May 2018
I had a very peaceful and rejuvenating week at James’s place which was exactly what I needed. I especially loved the terrace, the quiet, the…

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Amsterdam, NetherlandsJoined in August 2014
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50 Reviews
Languages: English, Nederlands, Ελληνικά
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