Quince Villas are located on the outskirts of the Aghia traditional village in Chania, within a 10 minute walking distance from the homonymous lake of Aghia, and only 10 minutes by car from the strikingly blue sea of the Cretan north coast.
The region around the Quince Villas is ideal for nature lovers, conveniently located in the center of numerous sightseeing areas and offering the chance to taste the original Cretan cuisine.
The lake of Aghia is a protected wetland where park schemes, cycling and pedestrian facilities allow the visitor to enjoy a relaxing walk in a beautiful environment along with the breathtaking natural habitat. The artificial Lake is located just 9 km from the city of Chania. It is a small lake of 450 acres, which is connected to south with the valley of Fassa. This valley is considered as the most damp one on Crete. The area receives water from underground springs from Lefka Ori mountains. The Lake hosts a large variety of species of flora and fauna of Crete. It is also the refuge for many migratory birds. The ecological importance of this wetland is evidenced by the fact that the area is protected by international treaties.
A few minutes of distance away the visitor may reach the Botanical Park of Crete where 200 acres of Cretan flora and fauna are waiting to welcome them and offer a journey of spiritual tranquility and sensational enjoyment. What is more, the restaurant of the Park is a point of reference with its genuine local tastes.
Chania being the second largest city of Crete is a charming port town full of flavours, aromas and a most distinct character. The Old part of the Town is a colorful blend of architectural influences predominantly Venetian, and boasts a lively café culture. In Chania you can satisfy all of your taste preferences with delicious local fresh recipes, heavenly wines or spirits and scrumptious delicacies from all over the world.
It is very picturesque, with many narrow alleys and old charming buildings, some of which have been restored as hotels, restaurants, shops and bars.
The stunning prefecture of Chania is offering you so much more than just the chance to relax under the Greek sun. With a very rich and extraordinary history and cultural heritage, you will find in Chania a great variety of monuments of exceptional cultural interest worth visiting during your stay. Monuments from the Byzantine period, the Venetian period, the Ottoman period as well as the modern History are worth seeing. Museums like the Nautical Museum of Crete, the Archaeological Museum of Chania, the house of El. Venizelos, the War Museum of Chania will help you explore the rich history of this blessed island.
Popular for its vibrant nightlife and cosmopolitan lifestyle, Chania is considered a top holiday destination for tourists from all over the world.
Chania Town is the heart of the island, with all the major events taking place there and some of the most popular beaches and the most amazing restaurants, taverns, bars and cafes give this amazing city a different vibe. Chania will undoubtedly cast a spell on you whichever type of holidays you prefer. Feel the local hospitality at every step of your way in a place that will offer you the most amazing beaches with exotic waters like Elafonissi and Balos to the most amazing beaches in south Crete and beaches in the prefecture of Chania like Platanias, Agia Marina, Maleme, Elafonissi, Falasarna, Kasteli and so many more.
One of the most picturesque corners in Crete, and obviously in Chania town itself is the Venetian Harbour. Walking around the harbour and its promenade is a must with many spots for some great photo snaps on each side.