Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Spilia - Villa Katerina
West Crete Villa. Pool .Quiet. Self- catering.
Luxuriously appointed Villa Katerina is set in a quiet location in W. Crete, surrounded by stunning views
of The White Mountains and sea.
Laze around your own beautiful private & secluded Pool, listening to bird-song and enjoying the scent of fragrant flowers.
Overlooking your own private Pool and the sea, one of the bedrooms is on the ground floor and has a double bed and en-suite shower room with Jacuzzi bath.
The other two bedrooms are on the first floor. One of them has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with Hydro Massage Shower. The other has two twin beds, en-suite bathroom and Hydro Massage Shower.
From both upstairs bedrooms you step out onto a large veranda which overlooks the olive groves, the White Mountains and the sea.
On the ground floor there is an open plan living/dining room with a large couch for 6 persons, an easy chair and TV / CD. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher washing machine and all the necessary requirements for cooking a meal of your taste.
The interior of the Villa is air-conditioned for comfort on hot summer days.
For any chill days possibly early and late season, there is heating throughout the entire Villa plus a cosy fireplace in the living room. Outside the Villa in a designated place you can find plenty of wood.
Enjoy the pleasures of the local tavernas, or eat by your Pool on long, warm balmy evenings.
In the small rural village of Spila there are many beautiful & interesting Churches, including the famous Cave Church of Agios Ioannis Ermitis [ St John The Hermit] with it's Healing Waters.
Dominating the village is the Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa, whilst a short distance away is a Spring and the dense vegetation of extremely high Plane Trees, that are centuries old.
Under the trees is a very pleasant and locally run taverna offering traditional food.
Close by, there are 3 small mini-markets where you will find provisions; fresh bread, fruit and vegetables and indispensable articles.
In charming Kolymvari (5 minutes by car) you will find the Iera Moni Gonias Monastery
and the Orthodox Academy of Crete.
In the village there are many pleasant tavernas, restaurants and kafenios, a post office, a medical center, a supermarket and bank / ATM’s.
The area is famous for its fish, landed fresh daily from the harbour, the fragrant wine of the Kissamos area and the awarded olive oil with it’s low acidity rate.
Spilia village is ideally located for you to visit the most important coasts of Crete, the well-known Falassarna with the immense sandy beach, the ancient town and the enchanting lagoon of Elafonisi, attractions awarded by international organizations for their clearness and the multicolour sand formations. In the wider area is set the beautiful lagoon of Balos at Gramvousa
where you can enjoy all the tints of blue and green.
Night-life, beach bars, wind-surfing and other extreme sports can be found in abundance all in the Platanias area which is not far away.
Crete has much to offer, sightseeing, archaeological sites, the lovely beaches of Falassarna, Elafonissi and Balos which are all within easy driving distances.
The famous Samaria Gorge, other wonderful Gorges and walks in the countryside are a delight.
Whether you are looking for a totally relaxing, or a more adventurous holiday, you will find that Villa Katerina is the perfect base.
Car.: Villa rentals of 14 days or more, include a Group A car in the price, which is inclusive of all insurance and taxes.
Upgrades at extra cost.
Welcome pack: A welcome pack will await you in the Villa, consisting of traditional fresh organic products.
A bottle of olive oil, raki, and local wine from Yianni, Katerina's husband's, own farm.
For you to enjoy leisurely breakfasts on your terrace overlooking the Pool, there is a breakfast pack consisting of bread, natural juices, eggs, [again from Yiannis own farm] bacon, marmalade and butter.
Cleaning and linen change.: Also included are bath & Pool towels.
The Villa is cleaned twice a week which includes linen and towel change.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible