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Villa Arethousa Luxurious,Own Private Pool & Spectacular Views

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Last updated: 10/11/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bali villa description

This house invites you to enjoy its elegance and nobility and to share with it the gifts of the beautiful garden and the sense of the tranquility. On leaving the house, you will feel emotionally and mentally richer. Arethousa proves that a house is not only a place to live in, but can also change your senses and make your spirit gentle and sweet. It is one of the noble houses of Melidoni, a village rich in architecture and history. It is construction to be preserved, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture, and was restored in the 2005 under its supervision. It was the owner’s Christina Hatzidakis’, birthplace, built 200 years ago and its decoration bears her sensitivity and taste. It is a house that gives you a feeling of love.

The nearest airport of Heraklion (HER) is located 50 km east of the villa, while the port of Rethymnon lies at a distance of 29 km.
The airport of Chania (CHQ) is another 90km to the west, that is a 1 hour 30 mins drive. A car rental can be arranged to pick you up at the airport and drive you to your villa. Perama is at a distance of 3 km and the traditional village of Panormo with the beautiful restaurants near the sea is at a distance of 9 km/10 mins drive!

There are some interesting excursions you can go in Kastri, Melidoni and the outskirts. The distances and routes are shown on the map in the webpage.

The gardens area is 2000 sq.m. Inside the garden there is a kiosk, BBQ area, beautiful plants, fruit trees and many corners to relax. There is also a 50 sq.m adult swimming pool and a 12 sq.m children’s swimming pool which can also function as a hydro massage, providing you with serenity.
The nearest beach of Bali lies at a distance of 6 km, it is sandy and offers many opportunities for water sports. There are also quiet locations for guests to enjoy the beach without being annoyed by nearby jet-skiers or water-skiers. The sandy beach of Panormo offers you a second choice for your swim near the area. There are plenty of beautiful beaches in the area also!


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 240 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Car Available
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Considered
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

        En-suite bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

        En-suite bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

        En-suite bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

        En-suite bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

        En-suite bathroom in a separate building near the pool...moreless

      • All bedrooms have en- suite bathrooms and air condition. Maid service and change of linen and towels is offered twice a week or more with an extra charge!...moreless

      Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


      • Audio Tape Player
      • Books
      • CD Player
      • DVD Player
      • Pool Table
      • Radio
      • Satellite / Cable
      • Stereo
      • Television
      • VCR


      • Adventure
      • Away From It All
      • Budget
      • Family
      • Farm Holidays
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      • Sports & Activities


      • Arboretum
      • Autumn Foliage
      • Bay/Sound
      • Botanical Garden
      • Caves
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Forests
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Nude Beach
      • Playground
      • Recreation Center
      • Restaurants
      • Ruins
      • Theme Parks
      • Water Parks
      • Winery Tours

      Local Services & Businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Babysitter
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Laundromat
      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services

      Leisure Activities

      • Beachcombing
      • Bird Watching
      • Eco Tourism
      • Horseback Riding
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Scenic Drives
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking

      Location Type

      • Beach
      • Downtown
      • Mountain
      • Near The Ocean
      • Resort
      • Village

      Sports & Adventure Activities

      • Cycling
      • Fishing
      • Freshwater Fishing
      • Golf
      • Golf Privileges Optional
      • Hiking
      • Jet Skiing
      • Mountain Biking
      • Mountain Climbing
      • Mountaineering
      • Sailing
      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Spelunking
      • Surfing
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Water Skiing
      • Water Tubing
      • Wind-Surfing


      • Child's Highchair
      • Dining
      • Dining Area
      • Seating for 10 people


      • Air Conditioning
      • Basic Soaps
      • Bottled Water
      • Filtered Water
      • Fireplace
      • Firewood
      • Garage
      • Hair Dryer
      • Heating
      • ISDN Access
      • Internet
      • Iron & Board
      • Laundry Soap
      • Linens Provided
      • Living Room
      • Local Maps
      • Paper Towels
      • Parking
      • Safe
      • Security System
      • Shampoo
      • Sofa Bed
      • Telephone
      • Toilet Paper
      • Towels Provided
      • Washing Machine
      • Water Cooler
      • Wireless Internet
      • Wood Stove


      • Coffee Maker
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Dishes & Utensils
      • Dishwasher
      • Freezer
      • Grill
      • Ice Maker
      • Kitchen
      • Kitchenette
      • Microwave
      • Oven
      • Pantry Items
      • Refrigerator
      • Stove
      • Toaster


      • Balcony
      • Barbecue
      • Beach Towels
      • Bicycles
      • Deck / Patio
      • Lawn / Garden
      • Outdoor Grill
      • Patio
      • Porch / Veranda
      • Terrace
      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

      Pool / Spa

      • Heated Pool
      • Jacuzzi
      • Outdoor Pool
      • Private Pool:

        Heated pool and heated child part in pool which can be transformed to a jacuzzi...moreless

      House Cleaning

          • Housekeeper Included


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          from 8 traveler reviews
          We can accept payment by bank tranfer of GBP, EUROS , USD .
          Cancellation Policy:
          • 91 days or more prior to arrival: 30% fee
          • 45-90 days prior to arrival : 50% fee
          • 45-15 days prior to arrival : 75% fee
          • 14 days or less prior to arrival : 100%
          Orientation : once you have settled in, our concierge will be on hand to share with you information about shops, restaurants, museums, gorges, beaches, local feasts, organized or private tours or anything else you may need
          • Catered breakfast, lunch and dinner at attractive rates. Please send us your enquiry. 
          • Groceries delivered 
          • Baby-sitting
          • Laundry/Dry Cleaning
          • Airport transfer
          • Car Hire arrangements
          • Local Boat trips
          • Island tours
          • Water sports
          • Horse riding 
          • Diving

          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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          50 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          200 Metres
          Nearest Barpub
          Melidoni Village
          25 Kilometres
          Nearest Ferry
          60 Kilometres
          Nearest Golf
          Hersonissos Heraklion
          200 Metres
          Nearest Restaurant
          Melidoni Village
          5 Kilometres
          Nearest Beach
          Bali beach

          Car: Necessary

          Melidoni the village in which is Villa Arethousa is a beautifull traditional village in the centre of Crete! If you ever feel like leaving the house to discover the village, you will find out that Melidoni has a lovely community with friendly people, an active culture society with festivals and other local social events that take place during the summer. There is also a tavern, a mini market, first aid and traditional cafe’s. Perama is just 3 km away for shopping and other services (banks, post office, chemist’s, health centre, etc.). The beach is 6 km away and therefore a car is essential.

          For any further information, the owners of the Villa Melidoni are at your disposal.


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          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, greek




          5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

          Contact owner for availability
          Member since: 2006
          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian, greek
          • Response time: Within a few days
          • Response rate: 70%
          • Calendar last updated: 10/11/2014
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          +30 (0)697 2505755

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