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Welcome to Garifalo Apartments

Our job is to make your dream of a perfect holiday a reality

Ideal seafront location in the center of Kalyves village
just a few meters from the blue flag sandy beach

Best place for holiday!

Rooms & Photos

Our hotel is located on the first coastline (directly in front of the sandy beach), each of the six apartments has a panoramic sea view.

For our guests, on the sandy beach located in front of the hotel, we offer free sunbeds and umbrellas.
Free car parking is available next to the hotel.
The hotel has its own bar, where you can have delicious snacks, coffee, cold cocktails or drinks right in your bathing suit, lying on a sunbed under an umbrella.
Within walking distance (about 2-3 minutes walk) are shops, cafes and restaurants.

Each apartment in Garifalo has:

  • Living room with wooden furniture (table, chairs, sofa-bed), TV, individual air conditioning and mini-kitchen (including electric stove, refrigerator, toaster, crockery and kitchen utensils);

  • Bedroom with wooden furniture (two beds, table, chairs) and individual air conditioning;

  • Bathroom with a mirror, sink, shower, toilet and hairdryer;

  • Individual balcony with a set of garden furniture (table, chairs);

  • Each apartment has Wi-fi, safe, mosquito nets towels, bed linen, pillows, blankets, soap and toilet paper are included in the price.

Location & how to get there

Apartments "Garifalo", which means "Carnation" in Greek, are located in the center of the small seaside town of Kalives.

Kalives is located on the shores of Souda Bay, on the Drapano peninsula. This is one of the most beautiful forest areas of Western Crete with spacious fields, hills and mountains. In the Kalives area, rivers flow into the sea and make it a little cooler than in neighbor villages. If you look at the map, Kalives lies between the prefectures of Rethymno (40 km) and Chania (20 km).

From the airport of Chania to Kalyves (30 km):

  • by taxi, travel time is about 30 minutes;
  • by bus - one airport-Chania bus, the second Chania-Kalives bus, travel time is about 1.5 hours (if you take the Chania-Heraklion bus, it's a 15-minute walk from the bus stop on the national highway to Kalyves).

From Heraklion Airport to Kalyves (120 km):

  • by taxi, travel time is about 1.5 hours;
  • by buses - one regular bus Heraklion airport- Heraklion bus station, the second bus Heraklion-Chania, travel time is about 2 hours (if you take the Heraklion-Chania bus, it's a 15-minute walk from the bus stop on the national highway to Kalyves).


Coast road Kalyves,
Prefecture of Chania,
Greece, 730 03


+30 697 748 8513
+30 282 503 2718

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To book an apartment with special prices, please send us your desired holiday dates and number of guests