Chania Airport

Chania Airport

A modern and efficient airport with good flight connections and only a 45-minute drive to the villa. Click below for directions.

Heraklion Airport

Heraklion Airport

Heraklion is another option. It's a 2-hour drive along the scenic north coast to the villa. Click below for directions.

Car Hire

AutoClub car hire

AutoClub has an office nearby, in Almyrida. Collect your car at the airport or request a villa delivery with transfers. Click the link below to be connected to their website.

Villa Location

Villa Koumos viewed from Gavalochorivillage.

Villa Koumos has a hillside location in Gavalochori. It is situated on a paved no through road, near the Venetian Wells.

GPS Coordinates:  N35.42271 E24.21574 

Shops And Tavernas


Gavalochori has a bakery and 2 excellent tavernas serving authentic Cretan dishes. The 2 shops sell fresh local produce and most necessities. They're all located in the village centre and within walking distance of the villa.


Kalyves beach

There are fine sandy beaches at Almyrida and Kalyves. Both are Blue Flag rated. The beachside tavernas will serve you food and drinks and their sunbeds are usually free for customers.