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A peaceful oasis offering all kinds of facilities next to the beach and the city

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5,000 m² fenced outdoor area, 500 m² villa, 120 m² eco-pool, 1 km from the beach

Giakoumakis Villa is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K10003075501.

Wonderful holiday destination for exclusive travellers!

Giakoumakis villa is nestled on St. Mark's hill, on a three level footprint of 500 m², which makes it a peaceful oasis, offering a high standard accommodation.

Indoors   

On opening the huge white door of the main entrance, you are immediately presented with a welcoming environment. This includes a spacious, cosy living-dining area of 120 m², with large floor length windows. These can be widely opened allowing for endless views from an impressive height that makes you feel like you are in a world of your own. This space has a big corner-shaped fire place, a full luxurious living room, a dining area, 55” HDTV, home cinema and a WC.

There is a separate kitchen with oven, hot plates, gas hobs, microwave, coffee maker, espresso machine, bread maker, egg boiler, water filter machine, fridge, refrigerator and dishwasher that leads to the dining area with its own exterior veranda for dining. The kitchen is followed by a laundry room, with a tumble dryer, an iron, an ironing board and a vacuum cleaner.  

The Rooms   

The villa has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 people in beds and up to 12 people maximum. As you ascend the marble stairs from the living room, you will find a long corridor with built in wardrobes, an office area which overlooks the living room with a PC and a printer and three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and a balcony, where visitors can enjoy the spectacular view over the Cretan Sea and Psiloritis mountain.

It also has a large private bathroom with two sinks, a shower cabin and a Hydrosonic hydro-spa. The other two bedrooms each have 2 single beds but are designed to be transformed into double beds if preferred. A bathroom with a steam shower cabin are also found along the corridor. Each room has floor length windows which lead to the exterior areas of the villa.  

In the living room a marble stairway leads to the ground level of the villa, where a bedroom with a large double bed and a bedroom with 2 single beds can be found. The double-bedded bedroom hosts a TV and a 30 m² dressing room as well as a fully equipped bathroom and direct access to the garden. A 120 m² play room with a mini living room, mini playground, a piano and a pool table are also found on this floor.

For those who want to keep fit, there is a fully equipped gym with Power Plate, a Plasma TV, satellite TV, PC, internet connection and WiFi. All the ground floor areas have large floor-length windows which lead to the exterior areas of the villa.  

Outdoors   

The 120 m² ecological swimming pool is surrounded by 48 huge palm trees and has large seatings and comfortable deck chairs. Offering panoramic views of the surrounding areas and with a large northern oval veranda with its own 100 m² private balcony it is perfect for sunbathing. There are 8 comfortable deck chairs around the swimming pool, where visitors can relax and enjoy a cool swim in its refreshing deep blue waters, one umbrella, three coffee tables and three chairs. There is also a 10 m² mosaic shower and a WC.

At the southeast part of the estate, among the gilded plants, there is also a hot tub, for additional pleasure.

The 5,000 m² outdoor area offers full privacy and is designed to harmonize with its natural environment. A stone-built barbecue area with a wood burning oven, a stove and a dining area covered by a wooden kiosk, will promise unforgettable moments with your family or friends. While a playground for our little visitors, located under large trees, with swings, a seesaw, a slide and a climbing bar, ping-pong table and a one-on-one basketball court is sure to keep everyone entertained. The villa also offers free 6 bicycles in total, 4 for adults and 2 for children.

For hiking lovers, there is a 350 m perimeter walkway among the trees.  

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
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Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Kostas Vasilakis

My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of designgraphic.gr, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012.

I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located.

My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay.

Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together!

My company which called “etouri” is located in 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

Kostas Vasilakis purchased this villa in 2013

What makes this villa unique

- Just a few minutes away from the beach and the city centre!

- This is a house which provides you variety of options to spend your day within it's luxurious facilities such a playground, playroom with PS3, pool table, fully equipped gym,120 sqm ecological swimming pool, barbecue area with dinning table, basketball court, table tennis, trees, gardens, vegetable gardens, amazing views from several sitting areas, walking path through the gardens, outdoor hot tube and many others.

- It is difficult to find a villa which can provide you so many options in a great location with amazing views, close to the beach and the city of Rethymno. We believe that our villa has all the advantages for unforgettable moments!

- Ideal for families and friends looking for exclusive holidays!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Copied from TripAdvisor:



Magnifique villa, proprietaire tres disponible et accueillant.

Piscine de 3 metres de profondeur, jacuzi, baignoire hydromassante... le reve..
Aug 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethimno in Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , First floor, en-suite bathroom of the master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor, steam shower cabin
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Ground floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Lower Floor
    Swimming pool bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom is located outdoor
  • The swimming pool bathroom is next to the pool area.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , The singe beds are designed to be double bed as well
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , The singe beds are designed to be double bed as well
  • All Bedrooms offer air-conditioning, orthopaedic matresses, antiperspirant and antiallergic mattresses, balcony with views and enough space to place extra beds if necessary! Baby cot is also available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our services include: Welcome Basket - Daily cleaning - Linen and towel change every 3 days - Pool towels provided - Gardener twice a week - Cleaning and pool maintenance 2 or 3 times a week (depends on the weather). Services upon request (extra charge): Doctor on call - Massage - Baby sitting - Daily excursions - Bicycle rent - Photographer - Delivery of traditional cretan food to your place - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa. - Barbecue with fresh fish (Cook optional) - Barbecue with local meat and traditional food (Cook optional) - Excursions in unique places with owner's private yacht! Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!

Reviews

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A peaceful oasis offering all kinds of facilities next to the beach and the city
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5

The perfect villa for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

One of the best villas we have ever stayed

We travelled in Crete with our family in August and stayed in Villa Giakoumakis for a week which we had the most wonderful stay!

A first class villa that was perfect for our family, big rooms, lots of space and very clean!

The swimming pool is incredible, we spent a lot of relaxing time there and at the Jacuzzi alongside of it.

Also from the pool area we enjoyed unique views of the sunset every evening.

The villa has many seating options for everybody for all the occasions and there is also an amazing barbecue area that we enjoyed preparing our meals.

The gardens surrounding the house were equally spacious and perfectly kept. We enjoyed walking there and we even tasted fruits from the trees. I personally spent some relaxing time on the hammock in the garden.

We used the bikes that were available in the villa for some rides around the area and some of us also took advantage of the fully equipped gym area for some exercises.

Additionally, the location of the villa was perfect. It is very close to Rethymno centre, only 5 - 10 minutes by car and at the same time it is far from the city noise and gives you the feeling that you are far from the crowd. We had 100% privacy and no one could disturb our relaxing holiday.

Lastly, Rethymno area is a perfect choice as it is located in the centre of Crete and gives you the chance to discover the whole island.

We want to thank again the owner and etouri (management team) for their services and kindness, we will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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5

The house is perfect for a large family.

  • 5 of 5

There is a beautiful large garden, with enough seats and sunbeds for everybody to find a comfortable place. The house is very spaceous and we found everything we needed. We had a great time, and especially the kids enjoyed it very much.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Fantastic villa that's perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely as described, the owner and agents are very helpful and the villa is fully kitted out with enough toys and games to keep kids entertained. I appreciated the security and cleanliness with daily maid service and occasional visits from the owner to check that we had everything we needed. We used the airport transfer recommended by Kostas which was reliable and comfortable including child seats. A hire car is useful for shopping trips but the main beach is only a 15 min walk so not needed all the time. Would definitely return when next in Crete.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Great Family Villa

  • 4 of 5

As the previous reviews say this was exactly as expected, from the photographs. The pool is really great, set in a very well landscaped garden of trees, flowers and vegetables offering lovely views of the ocean. The villa is top class - stylish, very clean and well maintained. We had food prepared and delivered by the owner for our arrival which was delicious and very welcoming after a journey with young children. Thereafter, the owner and the agency staff were always available at the end of the phone or email for anything needed. We tried one or two of the recommended places to eat in the pretty old town of Rethymno, which also didn't disappoint.

The only little niggle which would have made our stay slightly more relaxing is a few more soft play mats within the house for the babies. Although the marble floors are lovely and cool they are not very forgiving when little ones, who are still a bit unsteady on the feet and knees, want to wander around. You also need to be watchful of the sharp edges on the coffee tables in the lounge too. Older children and adults obviously have no need to worry!

All in all we had a wonderful family holiday, thank you so much for our lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Beautiful villa and perfect for all age groups

  • 5 of 5

The villa was exactly as we expected with fantastic large pool in lovely gardens and luxury extras. The outside eating areas were a surprise and we especially enjoyed the pizza oven. The owners were very attentive and the daily maid service was excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Beautiful luxury village in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is beautiful with spectacular views with a lovely pool and great games room for children and adults. The villa is very clean and fairly well maintained. Villa has it's own vegetable garden with fresh veg and fruits. Owner is at hand if needed. Car needed to access main town of Rethymno. If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday in luxury, this is the ideal holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
79 Kilometres
Heraklion Airport or (Chania Airport 73 km away )
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Rethymno town centre (or Platanias area 2km away)
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Rethymno port
Nearest Motorway
600 Metres
New national road Chania - Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Rethymno town centre (or Platanias area 2 km away)
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Rethymno long sandy beach
Car: recommended

Our highly aesthetic luxurious villa is built on a round structure on the green hill of St. Mark in a 5,400 m² range and is located in the eastern part of Rethymno town. It is 1 km away from Rethymno's marvellous beach and just 3.5 km away from the center of the old town of Rethymno.

Built on a three level footprint of 500 m² it makes for a peaceful oasis offering a high standard of accommodation.

The great view over the Cretan Sea combined with the spectacular views of Psiloritis and the Lefka Ori mountains can be enjoyed from all angles of the villa. This accommodation is definitely a tempting suggestion for families or large group vacations, offering not only an outstanding holiday experience full of calm and relaxation, but also full privacy.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Rethimno, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Special Offer
1 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,694
for 7 nights
£3,694
 
 
Special Offer September
25 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£2,375
for 6 nights
From
£396
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,771
for 7 nights
£2,771
 
 
Low (1) 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 9 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,463
for 7 nights
£2,463
 
 
Low season*
10 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,850
for 7 nights
£5,850
 
 
Low season 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,079
for 7 nights
£3,079
 
 
Medium season 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,310
for 7 nights
£4,310
 
 
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,542
for 7 nights
£5,542
 
 
High season 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,465
for 7 nights
£6,465
 
 
August 2018
20 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,542
for 7 nights
£5,542
 
 
Medium season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,310
for 7 nights
£4,310
 
 
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,771
for 7 nights
£2,771
 
 
Low season 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,771
for 7 nights
£2,771
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**Special Offer September 2017 is now available!**

Everything is included in the price! There are no additional charges in the price!

Payment Schedule
The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation.
The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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