Frequently asked questions

Who is Porto Kalyves for?

Porto Kalyves is suitable for travelers, who are interested to explore the nature of Crete the gastronomy experience as well as the drinks of Crete like a local, not just like a tourist. Our staff is here to suggest you the best options according your interests.

What is Porto Kalyves Seaside Apartments

Porto Kalyves is a traditional Cretan group of seaside rental apartments. Decorated with features of the unique Cretan architecture and offering a breathtaking view of the Souda Bay and Aegean Sea, Porto Kalyves combines elegance with the island’s traditional cultural heritage, providing an unforgettable experience to the visitor.

How many apartments do you have?

Βuilt in 2011 at the coastline of Kalyves, Porto Kalyves with totally 16 apartments, consisted of 13 2-unit apartments, two 3-unit apartment and 1 studio in total harmony with the splendid natural setting, are here to welcoming you.

How can I make a reservation?

Directly through us! It is very easy, safe and you have many options… you can contact us either via email or phone call, or visit our website or our free app and book your apartment at the lowest price.

Do I have benefits from a direct booking?

Yes, of course! A direct booking (through email, telephone, our website or our app) provides you better price, better and more flexible cancelation policy, early check in or late check out based on the availability, special offer for groom booking, as well as special treatment according your need in order to make your stay easier

Do I have to pay in advance?

You have two payment options in order to book your apartment you wish. On the one hand, the more budget option is to book a Non-Refundable price booking, where the all of your stay will be charged in advance, before your arrival. It can take place either via bank transfer or via credit/debit card and it is a nice option if you have organize your holidays and your schedule is fixed. On the other hand, if you feel like your plans may change, the best option for you is to make a reservation with Refundable price, with a more flexible cancelation policy. In order to confirm your reservation, you will be asked to provide us your credit/debit card detail in a safety environment. The credit card details are for grandee and no deposit will be charged.

What is the pre-author?

A pre-authorization will place the requested amount in a holding state and temporarily reduce the holder’s credit limit. This is NOT a transaction charge. All charges should be settled in full upon departure except reservations with non refundable policy where the total amount of the reservation for the total accommodation stay will be charged on your credit card. To confirm your reservation, we pre-authorize the 30% of the total amount 7 days before your arrival

What time is the Check In?

You can check in your apartment at 2 p.m until late at night.


— Clive R, Trip Advisor

Situated right on the sea front, most rooms have sea views. Local taverna's and shops are only a 4 minute walk away. Clean, tidy and well maintained. We have stayed there many times over the years we have visited Crete and always stop there when we are in Kalyves.

"Great Appartments with great views"