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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Selena Village Elounda
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... the Island in Myrtos. The stops before Myrtos were unremarkable but the drive over there, in a four hour loop, took in some staggering views and both beautiful and bleak countryside. Myrtos is a small town/large village on the sea and has a somewhat cool vibe as lots of back packers stop there to apparently sleep in the beach (although we didn't see any camping on the sand). Following a bizarre hotel breakfast buffet which included orange cordial, cake, ...
We were welcomed to our Olympos accommodation as members of the family and almost begged to return next year: "we build this place for people like you, not. Just any people, special people". We're thrilled we stayed there at night as no one does really, and in the day, it's a little coach party territory so we were pleased to see it late evening and early morning (before 10), without the hoards. That said, ...
... in Greece apparently, no wonder they've got no effing money). We've gone from Tuesday sail at 9am, to Wednesday only at 3pm, coming back the following Wednesday ( we had planned to get the Monday night boat ), and we were also met with "Wednesday boat full ,sorry, you can come back laters, sometime computer you know, it not full anymore". Bearing in mind we have pre booked and paid for accommodation ...
Having read the reviews on TripAdvisor (and we read the awful ones first right?) I arrived expecting a battle axe to greet us, akin to Hattie Jakes' character in Carry on Abroad; large, loud and taking no nonsense from her guests or her beaten-down husband. Well Maria is large, kinda width-wise but as short as the little Krankie but not as, well, cranky as I expected. You can see how some people wouldn't warm to her but we notched up the charm a few points and I think ...
... with beer. So since last night was our last night here, we decided to order the croquettes. They were very interesting! They're shaped like logs about the size of an egg roll and they're essentially deep fried gravy. Not the healthiest food, but they were delicious. And we all thought it was hilarious to be eating Dutch food in Greece. Today we're headed to the ruins of Knossos, which was an ancient Minoan settlement and is also where ...