Ambelos Apartments & Studios is a family owned, self catering complex of traditional apartments located near the beautiful summer resort of Agia Pelagia in Heraklion, Crete.
If you wish to spend some quality time with your family in a serene place close to nature, this is exactly what you are looking for. Ambelos’ beautiful surroundings, full of olive trees, vineyards and colorful flowers in combination with great views from the Cretan Sea, compose a unique relaxing atmosphere. Its wider set up resembles a small traditional village.
Both you and your kids will be given the opportunity to experience nature since at Ambelos Apartments & Studios you are free to pick yourselves fresh seasonal fruits, anytime you wish, straight from the trees and vineyards. Depending on the season you could enjoy among others fresh juicy grapes, figs, oranges, mandarins and wild prickly pears.
The rooms at Ambelos Apartments & Studios are spacious and fully equipped, including kitchenettes, refrigerators as well as all the necessary cooking utensils. Families are being able to prepare and enjoy a delicious meal in house and feel somehow ‘at home’. In the morning you could taste the delicious fresh eggs which come straight from the family hen-house.
Your kids will love jumping in the large swimming pool while you could relax and enjoy your favorite book under the shade of a pine tree.
Ambelos Apartments & Studios location is ideal if you are planning to organize family daily excursions around the island of Crete; near to beautiful beaches, in close proximity to Heraklion – where the Palace of Knossos and various other family attractions are located – and nearby traditional rural villages such as Fodele, Drosia, Anogeia and many others.
Kids Love Greece also offers a range of tours and activities in Crete specifically designed for families. Among others, a family guided tour to the magnificent Palace of Knossos is strongly recommended. You might also like to try our Heraklion Tasting and Sights Family Food Tour!
Families should know
- Ambelos Apartments & Studios is a self catering complex
- The distance from the nearest beach of “Mononaftis” is approximately 300 m
- The village as well as the sandy beach of Agia Pelagia is around 1 km away
- In the village of Agia Pelagia you can find a variety of cafes, bars, restaurants/taverns, gift shops, pharmacy, health centre and a super market
- All the beaches close to Ambelos Apartments & Studios are well organized (umbrellas, sun beds available for rent etc) and suitable for kids
- Ambelos Apartments & Studios does not have a kids’ pool
- The distance from Heraklion airport is about 20 min drive (17 km)
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Kids will love
- The large swimming pool
- Picking seasonal fresh fruits straight from the trees and vineyards
- The taste of fresh eggs which come straight from the family hen-house
Parents will love
- The colorful gardens and beautiful surroundings
- Relaxing under the shade of the trees
- The absolute serenity
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