2 bedroom stone built villa with private pool and garden. Located at a private complex in a traditional quiet village with mountain views, while only
Located in the traditional village of Pendamodi in the Heraklion area, the two-storey, stone built Christina Villa 2 of the Christina Villas complex offers the unique combination of peace along with modern comforts and easy access to the City life. At a distance of just 15kms from Heraklion, the capital of Crete, also the north beaches and the E4 walking path, Pendamodi is an ideal location for excursions to every corner of the island, even though few of the guests usually decide to leave the hospitality and warmth of Christina and of the village. Christina Villa has an architecture inspired from the local traditional aesthetics. The private pool adds to the characteristics of the discreet luxury and decorates the nights of the veranda. Large open plan lounge with integrated dining area, a fireplace and full equipment, complete the comfort and relaxation that the guests enjoy when they do not choose to gaze and wonder at the mountain view, tapestry of olive groves and vineyards.
Pendamodi is one of the oldest villages of Crete and it is not without importance, that Stefanos Sahlikis wrote his poems there beginning this way in the middle of the 14th century, the Renaissance of Cretan and Greek literature.Today there are a few inhabitants who are well known for their hospitality and sociality. There are two traditional "kafenions" one of which also serves traditional "mezes" and a horse-riding club and taverna for those who want to taste the local cuisine or test their riding skills. The village layout, cobbled roads and stone-built houses maintain the design, architecture and structure of the old days. The main village and the surrounding landscapes are ideal for nature lovers and walkers.
The possibility to be in the full of life and hype City of Heraklion in a few minutes makes Pendamodi a unique destination for both foreign and local guests.