Archanes holiday villas with pools, accommodation to let, vacation rentals, self catering houses, luxury cottages, gites for hire, rent a villa for family holidays in Archanes, Crete.
Archanes or Arhanes as it is also known is located around 16km due south of the capital of Crete, Heraklion. Archanes has been beautifully restored (it won an award as the 2nd best restored village in Europe) and is an absolute pleasure to wonder around. The proud and friendly people are very welcoming and the arts and cultural events flourish here.
The wine festival is one of the notable events: http://www.world-villa.co.uk/enjoy-the-arhanes-wine-festival-during-a-villa-holiday-in-crete-33-n.html
This is a great area for walking and the E4 hiking trail goes through the village of Archanes.
Traveling to Archanes is very easy as there are many direct international flights to Heraklion airport (HER) 19km (around 23 minutes drive).
The climate in Archanes is fabulous, warm and sunny from April to October, ideal for family holidays in a villa with pool. It does get quite hot during the school holiday months of July and August.