The villa is set in a rural environment within the historic area of Apokoronas. While it is in a secluded and remote area, local activities and amenities are easily accessed. The village, Likotinara is a quiet small village which abounds in natural beauty. A local taverna is within walking distance from the villa, while those who love discovering regional beauties will find a well catered area of very old cretan wells with a lot of sitting options for a small coffee break or a picnic. For the more adventurous people there is a trek which leads to a very beautiful and pristine rocky beach with emerald seawater.
Within a fifteen minute drive a lot more options can be found. The most remarkable beaches of the area are Kalivaki in Geogioupolis and the whole coast leading to Rethimno with a huge sandy beach extending 10 km eastwards. Other local beaches within 20 minutes are Almirida, Kalyves, Kiani Akti. In all these beaches various water sports facilities can be found. Possibly the most notable one is the diving excursion to the Elephant Cave which leaves everyone in awe. For those who would like rocky beaches, Ombrosgialos is a highly recommended beach offering a lot of spots for dives and snorkelling.
The closest town in Georgioupolis offering a wide range of restaurants, bars, shops and everything somebody needs. Other big villages of the area include the traditional village of Vamos where there is a bank and a health center and Kalives.
The closest convenience store is within 3 km.