Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Agios Nikolaos
From the moment you arrive at Olga your senses will tell you that you are entering an exotic hideaway. The Olga villas are reached through terraced gardens and pathways reminiscent of an old Cretan village, filled with dozens of species of flowers, herbs and trees. Truly a botanist’s delight. The trees create archways of welcome shade across stone paths. Giant stone urns trail heavily perfumed plants such as jasmine, gardenia and tobacco flowers. The sun shines on whitewashed walls emblazoned with scarlet geraniums brimming out of giant earthenware ‘pithari’. These magical surroundings provide an oasis-like setting for the inviting freshwater swimming pool, sunloungers and pretty parasols. Tradition and architecture are featured and strongly preserved in the most complementary way through the passion of the owner Michalis , who love to collect anything old. This includes massive terracotta pots, antique stone urns and bygone objects. In every corner you will see pieces of marble, alabaster, fossils and even part of a Corinthian pedestal. His collection is fascinating.
The villa is individually designed and tastefully decorated in traditional Cretan style. Amphitheatrically built, they enjoy breathtaking views of Mirabello bay and distant mountains.
The location is exceptional. The road outside the villa will take you to Elounda and Aghios Nikolaos (three miles in either direction). Taxis can be requested from a communal telephone point within the gardens and t
- pets considered