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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Terramare overlooks a stunning landscape of olive groves running down to the sea. The apartments in this small personal place are lovely, clean and beautifully thought out. Each has a terrace overlooking this magnificent view. The hosts, Margaret and Andrew are exceptionally hospitable and knowledgeable about the area. The do all they can to make your stay happy and enjoyable....

Thank Jane R
Selcuk, Turkey
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The best choice in Kissamos by far: I do not understand how this is not at the top of TA's list. Terramara offers comfortable, great value self-catered studios and apartments with lovely western sunset views of the Gramvousa peninsula. But the best part of our stay was the generous hospitality of Margaret and Andrew. They have tried to think of...

Thank Ian M
Marcoussis, France
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We were at Terramara early July 2014, to spend one week. So happy that we did extend the stay by 2 more days. Margaret and Andrew are lovely people. The room was perfect with enchanting sea view. 5 minutes drive from the beach and very good Mithimna restaurant. We finally decided to come back, and we booked it in September...

Thank Luc B
Bonheiden, Belgium
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We had our first stay at Terramara this past 9 days. Even though it was the first time we were there, the heartwarming welcome - even at 2 AM in the morning- immediately felt like we were paying a visit with friends. In the morning we were surprised by the stunning views we had from our own terrace. From mountaintops...

Thank ricrickety
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We had originally booked accommodation in Rethymnon and realised it was not where we wanted to stay for our week in Crete. We decided to hire a car and head west.The reviews of Terramara rooms on Tripadvisor led to to find this wonderful place. Margaret and Andrew were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were immaculate and very well equipped....

1Thank DomNiall
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2013

No change from our first review of Terramara in 2010! We loved it so much then that we persuaded some friends, who had never been to Crete before, to join us for our second visit. We were happy to see that they agreed with all of our recommendations: enjoying their rooms, the views, bar, pool, barbecue area and generous hospitality...

2Thank Deanes5
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We enjoyed our 2012 stay at Terramara that we came back in July 2013. Margaret and Andrew were in Blighty so Tish and John looked after us along with Harry and Frodo (Tish's dog). Again we had a marvellous stay exploring all that West Crete has to offer, trips to Balos, Falasarna, Aptera, Maleme, Sougia, Paleochora etc etc. Terramara's approach...

1Thank ronpon
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Thank you Andrew and Margaret for being excellent hosts and making us so welcome. Spacious, well equipped room with a fantastic view. Peaceful location overlooking Kissamos with every amenity you could think of. BBQ and pool were particular highlights. Overall a fantastic week, we couldn't have asked for better hosts or a more beautiful place to stay.

2Thank Pip-and-Joe
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Its off the beaten tourist track but with superb views of the Bay of Kissimos as well as the surrounding hills covered in olive tree plantations. A great welcoming and friendly place to stay - self-catering - but there's a large supermarket only 15 minutes away by car. And in the morning, its only a 5 minute drive to get...

4Thank BobBelgium
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Whoever likes surprises will love this place. Harry the tail wagging dog is the first to welcome you (right after the amazing view). Next comes Maggie and Andrew with a lovely smile. The room was spacious, with a huge glass door to give way to the green mountains and sea. The kitchen had all one needs for a good meal,...

1Thank Kleinerz

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On a hill deep in the Cretan olive groves overlooking the coastal mountains, Terramara is a small, family-run establishment with rooms for up to eight people. Facilities include private pool, patio, sun loungers and bar area.Each spacious en-suite room has a private patio overlooking the sea and mountains. Twin-bedded rooms include fridge, kettle, toaster and desk; double rooms also provide a kitchen and breakfast bar. Rooms with adjoining lockable doors comfortably accommodate families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terramara

Address: Terramara | Plakalona, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Kissamos
Price Range: $64 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Terramara Kissamos, Crete, Greece
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in a twin because we didn't want to cook, and it still came with a fridge, kettle and coffee machine!”
  • We had a fridge and kettle and coffee maker but not the full kitchen
  • En-suites included showers and towels
  • The view from our balcony. We were the last room on the right
  • The view from our balcony
 of 5 bubbles 944amandah, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Definitely worth getting in touch with Margaret and seeing if the double rooms are available -- even if you're a single traveller”
 of 5 bubbles jack-church, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“They are all delightful”
 of 5 bubbles Alpie2015, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There are no bad views.”
 of 5 bubbles markmglenn1, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There are only 4 rooms and all have a view of Kissamos Bay. They are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles sbercher, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
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