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+ Sleeping corner in the basement with a large double bed (preferred especially in the summer)
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 7 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Smoking allowed - Im Innenbereich ist das Rauchen verbotenIm Innenbereich ist das Rauchen verboten
Max guests: 6
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
Gabriele Guennewig Kraniotaki
- english, german, greek
About Gabriele Guennewig Kraniotaki
Since 1985 we operate the car rental auto Kreta auto travel in Hersonissos on Crete. We, Manolis and Helena (picture), Spyros and myself, my name is Gaby. Born in Ruhr, I was very well allowed to do casual work during the holidays on such a beautiful island. And yes, as destiny wanted (and I did too) I stayed at home and I founded a car rental with my husband..... After at least 60 % of our customers became our regular customers, we have always wished to offer a home for you in Crete. We wanted them to stick around us for longer time because many were already among our circle of friends. The plan for the villas was born. But all this has to be financed - 2008 the villas were finished but in order to avoid any risk we first rented out for a fixed contract for the whole year. The golf course and Village heights resort located near us have fixed all the villas for higher officials. The first villa (Aphrodite) is now available in 2013 for Crete visitors Furnished with much love! Many Crete fans turn up their noses when they hear of Hersonissos, since so many package tourists travel to this place - but we'll show you the other side of Hersonissos – Like some other places in the world Hersonissos also has 2 sides, the vibrant or the traditional and quiet. Here we (and our guests) make advantage of this diversity exactly. Enjoy whichever you feel like at each moment and that’s what we do. Since 1992, we live on the neighbouring property. Gradually, we then repeatedly bought small plots of land and put together a large plot to finally realize our dream and to build the four small villas. Here our guests should feel at home, just like us :-) we invite you !
Gabriele Guennewig Kraniotaki purchased this Villa in 2008
Why Gabriele Guennewig Kraniotaki chose Old Hersonissos
The name Pandora was not chosen without reason for this villa in Crete, because in Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman created by Zeus, was rewarded by the gods with beauty, charm, grace, and a magical being. Pandora was bestowed with a box by Zeus in which there is all the evils in the world, but also all hopes. When Pandora Epimetheus married the brother of Prometheus, she opens the box and all evil comes upon the world. Even before the hopes can leave the box, Pandora closes it again and the world became a sad place. But when Pandora opened the box again, she lets open the hopes in the world and then the Golden Age begins. Pandora brought to humanity a world without disease, misery and war, she is the one that brings hope, and is therefore one of the most popular figures in Greek mythology. Each of the villas at Pandora Village in Crete is a tribute to the beauty of Pandora. This is especially true on the Aphrodite Villa, the villa in Crete, which is reminiscent of the most beautiful woman in Greek mythology. Aphrodite was the goddess of love and beauty, and when you see your holiday home in Crete, then you know why it got the name ‘Villa Aphrodite’. What can you expect in this villa in Crete, which makes the villa in Crete so unique? Each of the villas in Pandora Village, as well as the Aphrodite Villa, offers a generous space of 150 m2 and 600 m2 large garden. Your holiday home in Crete has an open kitchen with all comfort, including dishwasher and microwave, and this gives you the opportunity to cook for yourself and then maybe eat on the large terrace. The villa has a living room with a fireplace, because if for once the weather in Crete is not perfect, then you can burn wood in the fireplace and spend a cosy evening by the fire.
What makes this Villa unique
The villa in Crete is perfect for a romantic honeymoon, and even if you want to spend a holiday with the whole family, then this home is ideal. The children play in the garden of the villa and you can sunbathe and relax. The villa is optimally a holiday home but then it is also suitable when you are planning a holiday with good friends, because the villa in Crete offers enough space for everyone. If you are interested in the rich culture of Greece, then the house is a good starting point for expeditions, and even if you are planning a hiking holiday, then the Aphrodite Villa in Crete is a good idea to relax after a long day of hiking. Whether hiking, swimming or simply letting your mind wander, you can simply enjoy your holiday in one of Greece's largest and perhaps the most beautiful island. Holiday is the most important time of the year, and you should use this time to spend in a beautiful villa in Crete. Couple, with family or with friends - your Villa Aphrodite on the sunny island of Crete is always a very special holiday home in Crete.