Marina's Cottage is a new stone house in a quiet area of Lagolio, and with a beautiful view of the Messara valley. It offers two separate bedrooms each with a double bed and closets and a bathroom with a shower and washing machine.
The garden in front of the house has trees that offer shade, lounging options, and dining facilities. It also provides a huge stone BBQ for your dinner outside. The inner yard (patio) of the house is a unique place for you to relax.
Welcome to our lovely self-catering holiday cottage, located in the traditional villages of Lagolio within the Messara area of Heraklion, South Crete.
The cottage benefits from a perfect location to completely relax and unwind.
Explore the natural beauty of the mountains, the sandy beaches and of course the crystal clear sea waters that holidays in Crete have to offer.
The house is built with natural materials, harmonically combined in order to agree with the aesthetics of a traditional home with a modern approach. It can host from 2 to 4 persons and the open kitchen/living area is very well equipped with a dining area, a large couch, TV, Stereo, Internet and an oven for cold days.
Perfect also for wintertime! The house has a wooden oven, which is heating up the living/kitchen area as well as the other rooms with its heating system.
Of course, wood is provided!
THE SIGHTS - ACTIVITIES
The house is located in the center of the southern coastline of Crete an area filled with natural beauty! Some of the most beautiful beaches in Crete are only a few kilometers away (Matala, Kommos, Red beach, Kokkinos Pyrgos, Vathi, Agiofaraggo, Prevelis Palm Beach, Agios Pavlos, Triopetra).
So, the house is a very convenient starting point for some of the most famous destinations of southern Crete, such as Matala and Agia Galini touristic villages, the metropolis of the Minoan civilization (Festos, Agia Triada and Gortina), beautiful traditional villages such as Kamilari, Pitsidia, Sivas and Voroi, the mountains of Psiloritis and Asterousia with many picturesque villages and outstanding natural paths for hiking.
The area offers activities such as snorkeling, swimming, canoeing, wind-surfing, scuba diving, hiking, horseriding in nature, cycling
The colors of the olive plantations, orange and lemon trees, the smells of the wild rosemary, thyme and sage and the sounds of the cicadas and crickets convey the Mediterranean atmosphere. Mass tourism has not arrived here yet!
Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine in its most honest version since he/she can taste some of the most famous greek products such as olive oil, honey, wine, herbs, fruits, and vegetables at the place where they are actually produced! In the small villages in the area around you can find tasty taverns with traditional cuisine and live music and smell the aroma of greek coffee in the traditional cafes/kafenions
The town of Timbaki where the house is located offers a variety of shops, such as supermarkets, bookstore, ATM/ Bank, post-office, etc for your everyday needs before every excursion. We provide our guests with a guide with the best places around - KRETA INSIDE