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(Frequently Asked Questions)

Is Carobee Villa open year round?
Carobee Villa is open from April until November.

Is Carobee Villa situated in a quiet or a loud environment?
Carobee Villa is situated in a quiet area over Hersonissos, in the middle of nature. To Hersonissos' centre it is 2km.

What languages do you speak?
We speak Greek and English.

What time is check in / out?
Check in is at 14:00h and check-out is at 11:00. A late check-out can be arranged at a small charge on request and upon availability.

Which currencies do you accept?
We accept all currencies. We gladly accept your foreign currency exchange at official bank rates.

Does Carobee Villa provide parking space?
Yes, our property includes a secure private parking space.

Are pets allowed in Carobee Villa?
No, we're sorry, but pets are not welcome on our premises. Personally we have nothing against them, but not all guests at Carobee Villa are charmed by pets.

Is the hotel accessible for guests with a kinetic disability?
No, our property is not wheelchair accessible. Should you need more detailed information, please send us a message at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In case of emergency, can I consult an English speaking doctor?
Yes, there are excellent English speaking doctors in Hersonissos. Hersonissos has an excellent private medical centre on a 24/7 base, as well as a qualified dentist and several pharmacies.

Is there a bus stop / taxi stand nearby?
There is a bus stop on the main road of Hersonissos, about 1.5km. from our property. (And we gladly call a taxi for you. Anytime!)

Is tap water safe to drink?
Yes, tap water is safe to drink, but bottled water is generally preferred.

What power supply do you have?
Power supply in Greece / Crete is 220V. Sockets accept two-round pin plugs. Adaptors are readily available at any supermarket, or just ask our friendly staff to help you out. Power cuts happen occasionally, especially in summertime, due to strained generating capacity.

What time zone does Crete have?
Crete, like the rest of Greece, is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Time (GMT +2) and adjusts to summertime at 4am on the last Sunday in March. It is set back to winter time at 4am on the last Sunday in October.

What are the shop opening hours in Hersonissos?
Shop opening hours vary, but are usually from 9am – 11pm daily in summertime. Banks and post offices are open Mon – Fri from 08.00 – 14.00 hours.

How frequent are the local bus services?
Bus services are operated by the KTEL cooperative and buses are fast, frequent and comfortable. They leave in both directions from Hersonissos's main road about every 20 minutes, to Heraklion in the west and to Malia and Agios Nikolaos in the east.

Do you have places of interest in the area?
There are plenty of highlights and places of interest to visit in the area. Have a look at our section 'Hersonissos Info' in the box on the left.

What climate do you have?
Crete has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters.

How far is it to Heraklion?
Heraklion, Crete’s capital, is some 28km west of Hersonissos (35min. by bus, 20min. by car). Heraklion International Airport is about 25km west of Hersonissos.

Can I have access to the Internet?
Yes, Carobee Villa provides internet access and has a free Wi-Fi zone.

How far is it from the villa to Hersonissos Down Town and to the beach?
Carobee Villa is located in a quiet area over Hersonissos, surrounded by olive trees and carob trees. To the nearest beach it is about 2.5km. Cozy, inviting taverns can be found at the nearby traditional villages Piskopiano (1km), Koutouloufari (1.5km) and Old Hersonissos (500m) (See also Location).