Rose Villas are located in Asteri, a wonderful, traditional village, ideal for amazing holidays. It is situated 12km from the center of Rethymno city and only 1km from the National Road that connects one side of the island with the other. Asteri village is 67km away from Heraklion city and 75km from Chania city.
The village of Asteri has shown great housing development in recent years with many newly-built houses. However, it has managed to keep its traditional character and the world-known Cretan hospitality. Even though Asteri is a small village, it does have a mini-market, a tavern, café as well as one of the greatest folklore museums of the country, that the visitor owes to visit when they are near Asteri.
The beach is just 2km away from the villas, in the area of Stavromenos and Sfakaki. At that distance you may also find more shops, tavernas, patisserie, bakery, book shop, super-market, pharmacy as well as gas station.
The island of Crete has endless beaches and the most amazing ones are situated on the South coast of the island. The only thing the visitor needs is a car so he can travel around the island and explore all the amazing places.
As regards the sights, Crete is an island with numerous places of historical value. Near Rose Villas is the well-known Arkadi monastery, the Old Town of Rethymno city, the Fortezza Fortress, Ancient city of Eleftherna as well as many picturesque villages all around Crete. There are also many world-known places in the island of Crete, that the visitor owes to visit, such as Samaria Gorge, Knossos, Festos, Sfendoni Cave and many more!