The villa is located on a hill, overlooking the Souda bay outside the small traditional village Sternes which is one of the 20 villages of Akrotiri peninsula, about 14 km north east of Chania town.
The whole surrounding area is a totally quiet natural environment ideal for relaxing but also being very close to all kind of supplies shops, restaurants and services.
In Sternes village you will be able to find a mini market and a pharmacy but most of supplies can be found in Kounoupidiana (8 km away from the villa) which is the largest village of Akrotiri peninsula.
The closest well known area because of it’s beach is Marathi which is only 3 km away. Marathi is an organised sandy beach which is famous for the crystal blue and calm waters with some very good traditional seafood taverns. It is totally rare to see waves in that beach even if it is a windy day.
An other well known beach which is next to the villa (2.2km away) and worth a visit is Loutraki.
Furthermore, in Akrotiri area you will find some remarkable historical monuments, century-old monasteries and churches, impressive caves with rich lithological and archaeological interest.
If you are looking for big markets and entertainment, then Chania city is only 10-15 minutes drive away from the villa.