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Experience the authentic Cretan spirit at Villa Athina!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable house with spacious garden, surrounded by olive and fruit trees

Villa Athina is named after the ancient Greek goddess who represents wisdom and inspiration. The villa is located in the heavenly peaceful and safe village Pagkalochori, surrounded by olive trees (the ultimate symbol in Greek myths), lemon, orange, tangerine, fig and several other types of trees, fruits, aromatic local herbs (such as “diktamo”) and flowers. In a spacious and well-cared garden which gives the sense of freedom and comfort our field could easily be considered as a real Cretan nature jewel! The villa is ideal for relaxing, unforgettable holidays for you, your family or friends, with a comfortable outdoor area for children and chances for viewing exceptional sunsets!

NOTE: There are two more independent villas in the same place.

More Details

Owner
Elia
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian, greek
Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2018

About Elia

Our family is ready to offer you a warm and hospitable welcome along with an experience of Cretan culture. We always welcome our guests upon arrival and help them feel comfortable from the very first day.

Elia purchased this villa in 2008

Why Elia chose Rethimno

The villa is located in a privileged area just 1.5 km far from the beach, the nearest shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. and 20min far from Rethymno town. The house has got a beautiful natural and geographical position so that you can visit the eastern and western Crete easily (about 1 hour by car). You could combine your stay with a visit to the closest historical monasteries, Arsani and Arkadi, which are open to the public, archaeological sites (Eleftherna), the nearest picturesque villages (Loutra, Adele, Pigi, Maroulas, Arkadi, Margarites etc) and the town of Rethymno (10km far) with its historic fortress, Archaeological Museum, Old Town and the longest beach in Crete (18 km in length) covering very short distances. You could also go hiking, biking, fishing and swimming in the sea. During your walking tour you will enjoy the scenic route, the optical memorable and emotional experience offered by the landscape.

What makes this villa unique

-quiet, safe and green environment

-spacious garden, surrounded by several types of trees, fruits, flowers and herbs

-close to the sea

-20min far from Rethymno town

-about 1 hour far from Heraklio and Chania

Amenities

Rethimno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Villa Athina is 75 square meters and offers accommodation for up to 6 people. The house disposes 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 fully equipped kitchen, 1 full bathroom (massage bathtub and shower). The rooms are airy and sunny during the day with large balconies that will give your holiday a distinctive feeling of comfort and well-being. The large veranda with table and chairs will invite you to enjoy your meals outdoors in the fresh air. You can have a drink by the pool and sunbathe among the olive groves and the flowers. There is also a free parking space for your car. The house has view to the pool, garden and countryside and offers such a tranquil, relaxing and dreamy escape to Crete so you could easily think you are in a small paradise on earth!

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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Heraklio or Chania
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Stavromenos
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
Heraklion or Chania
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Platanias
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Stavromenos
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Chrysi ammos
Car: necessary

Pagkalochori in Rethymno is a village at an altitude of about 80 metres, 1.5km far from the sea and 20min far from Rethymno town. The closest villages to Pagkalochori are Sfakaki, Skaleta, Stavromenos, Loutra, Pigi, Asteri, Arkadi. The house is in the middle of the island so you can easily visit the eastern and western part of the island. The house is close enough to the beaches of the area between two historical monasteries, Arkadi and Arsani monastery, which are open to the public. Villa Athina is close to touristic shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets etc. The resort of Platanes is just a 5-minute drive away from Pagkalochori with more shops etc. What you can do in the nearby area is swimming, sunbathing, walking, bicycling and visiting the small traditional villages while enjoying the spectacular countryside view on your way.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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