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|The village and the beach of Stalos on Crete|
Stalos is a coastal village at 8 km west of Chania, that lies along the "Old National Road" that runs between Chania and Kissamos. In this part of Crete there are long sandy beaches and so accommodations for tourists have been created here. The part of the village at the beach is called Kato (lower) Stalos and higher up - 1 kilometers away and 150 meters higher - you find the original Stalos, which is the older part of town. This is called Pano (higher) Stalos. In Stalos are many facilities such as supermarkets, taverns, shops and there is some night life. On the beach of Stalos you can rent umbrellas and sunbeds. The beach is quite large so everybody should be able to find a place for himself. From Stalos there are regular bus connections to Chania town (every 15 minutes).
From the beach of Stalos you look out over the uninhabited islet Agii Theodori. According to legend this island was never there and is originally a sea monster that was petrified because of the prayers of the islanders. In this tradition the large opening on the side of the island is not a cave but in fact the mouth of the monster. The island has always been uninhabited, except in the Venetian period, when the Venetians have built two fortresses on it and turned it into a military base. In an attack by the Turks in 1645 the island was unable to withstand the violence of the invading army. The Venetians fled to the highest fortress and blew himself up. After that the island became uninhabited again. Nowadays you will only find some wild animals on it.
|Accommodations in Stalos - Hotels, apartments, studios and villas in Stalos in Crete|
The village of Stalos is a favourite destination for tourists that like the beach and there is plenty of choice in hotels, apartments, studios and villas.
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|Top Hotel in Stalos|
Top Hotel in Stalos is run by a friend of mine (Sophia) and her family. The hotel is situated on a cliff in the village and has a beautiful view over the bay and the village of Stalos. There are many types of rooms for rent: studios for two or three persons and apartments with one or two bedrooms. The decor is simple, but all rooms have a kitchenette with fridge and cooking facilities, TV and air conditioning. The hotel has a swimming pool with sunbeds, there is a snack bar and there is a bar where you can order a drink. At the hotel there is a parking for your car.
To reach the Top Hotel turn into the road at the small square along the Old National Road, where is the bus stop and Maria's Restaurant. Then go immediately left at the sign for "Top Hotel" and follow the road to the hotel.
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|Villas Eva & Giorgos in Stalos|
Located in Stalos Village, Villas Eva & Giorgos offers an outdoor pool with a sun terrace. Stalos Beach is 300 metres away. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Both villas open to a balcony with Cretan Sea views, and include a fireplace and a flat-screen TV. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a refrigerator, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. At Villas Eva & Giorgos you will find a garden and a terrace. Tavernas and grocery stores are 300 metres away. Souda Airport is located 19 km from the property. Free private parking is possible on site.
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|Villa Dimosthenis in Stalos - villa with private pool|
Boasting an outdoor pool, Villa Dimosthenis is located in Pano Stalos village. It offers split-level, self-catering accommodation opening to a balcony and terrace with Cretan Sea and mountain views. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. Featuring beamed ceilings and warm tones, Dimosthenis Villa has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The living room comes with a fireplace and flat-screen, satellite TV. A fully equipped kitchen and a dining area are also provided. A children’s pool and a library are also found in the premises. Guests can also benefit from the barbeque facilities provided and enjoy a meal in the furnished terrace. Kato Stalos Beach can be reached in 2 km. The scenic town of Chania lies within 9 km and Chania International Airport is 22 km away. Free private parking is available on site.
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