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Breathtaking views of 360 degrees, unique pool! Close Episkopi sandy beach!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
villa
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Georgioupoli - Alexis Villa,refined holidays!

Amazing sea views, BBQ facilities, Jacuzzi bathroom, wi-fi! 1km from the beach!

Alexis Water Front Villa is a private, stone made, traditional Villa, built with taste and style. It is a luxurious, 300 sq. m. Villa, providing all comforts and exceptionally decorated with care. It can accommodate up to ten people (if using the lounge). The Villa is also really close to all amenities, as well as the amazing sandy beach of Episkopi, where you could enjoy the crystal clear waters, the gold sand and sun!

The Villa’s stone paved terrace enjoys breathtaking views of natural beauty, panoramic sea view and amazing sunsets! The whole area will give you the sense of paradise and promises that you’ll have a dream holiday, comfort and hospitality! You will love unique pool and spend many hours sunbathing on the comfortable sun beds and enjoying the fresh country air! There’s a sitting area, under the trees where you can rest and read your summer books! Additionally, you can try preparing your meals at the BBQ facilities available and try al fresco dining at the large veranda. To make things even better, the villa has its own yard and garden where healthy biological (organic) vegetables are grown.

Inside, there are three bedrooms, two double and one twin. There are two luxury bathrooms, one of them featuring a jacuzzi tub, which can be used for rejuvenation moments and a private pool for relaxing and hydro-therapy. Additionally, there’s a large fully equipped kitchen and an enormous lounge with six sofas, a fire place and a large traditional dining area. There are three large balconies around where you can enjoy your breakfast and meals.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Bed linen and bath towels provided, covers and blankets provided.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice per week.

- Baby cot and high chair available if needed.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the house and garden.

- All in-house electronics are available, including air conditioning, a fridge with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, toaster, electrical stove, oven, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, washing machine and DVD player.

- Private Parking space.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

NOTE: Please note that a security deposit of 200 euros is required and it shall be due at arrival to the owner of the villa. At the end of the stay this security deposit will be returned to you.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041Κ10000048100.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016
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About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to returned to my birthplace, Rethymno city,Greece.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in the wonderful town of Rethymno, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and give a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

At your arrival day, it is always the owners of the property of your choice, that will welcome and greet you, but I will also be available for communication, any questions that may occur and anything else you may need!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday, responsible for your day to day needs, seven days a week – making recommendations and reservations, organising anything you may require and always be at the end of the line, in case of any problems.

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to make sure that your hosts will be waiting for you in the property and welcome you to your holiday home or even arrange a meeting point for them to pick you up, if needed! We will also arrange any other details, from special dietary requirements to particular requests!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this villa in 2012

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Chania area

Magnificent Sea Views, Private Pool & Jacuzzi and just 5min driving from amazing sandy beach!

What makes this villa unique

Sea Front villa with Breath taking view of 360 degrees around, luxurious villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and jacuzzi.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Breathtaking views of 360 degrees, unique pool! Close Episkopi sandy beach!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Fantastic location and a very beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway for anybody who wishes to experience Cretan countryside and sea at the same time

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ryszard, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Redmond, WA, USA
5

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

We had high expectations based on the pictures of the villa, and we were surprised to have them surpassed when we arrived. The house is extremely spacious, decorated beautifully, clean, and in excellent condition. I had the feeling that I was staying in someone's well-loved home, not a vacation rental. This made our visit special, as I felt like I was living in a real Greek home. Alex kindly supplied us with some food, water, and a home-made casserole at our arrival.

The outside areas and view were amazing, with so many places to sit and enjoy the view, shade or sunshine, depending on your mood. The views of the mountains and water were gorgeous, and it was so nice to have a pool. Many evenings we enjoyed the sunset over the mountains and water. Our daughters enjoyed the six kitties that visited every day, and we kept our eyes out for goats and sheep passing through the nearby fields.

The beds were very firm, but I discovered that a firm mattress was very good for my back, so it wasn't a problem for me at least, although my daughters wanted them to be more squishy.

One of the best beaches that we found on Crete is less than 10 minutes from the house, and there is a grocery store and ATM close by too. Be sure to visit Lake Kournas for paddle boating. Instead of the Samaria Gorge, we hiked St. Anthony's gorge and were thrilled with the experience. Have fun in Crete!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathleen, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa and for recommending our villa to other travellers! It was out honour to have you as our guests and we we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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4

Beautiful villa with amazing views and stunning pool area

  • 4 of 5

Alex's villa is a stunning house set on a hillside overlooking mountains and a wide bay stretching as far as Chania penninsula. It's huge living room and spacious pool area has beautiful views from every angle. The villa is in a great peaceful location, on its own large piece of land about 20 mins drive from the fantastic town of Rethymno and 5 mins to the village of Episcopi where there's some good local and amazing value tavernas', a bakery / cafe and decent supermarket.

Alex the owner is on hand living discretely next door and brought us Raki and tomatoes and was an excellent and attentive host!

All in all we loved our stay! You need a car for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Yvette, thank you for your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete!
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Büttelborn
5

Wunderschöne Villa mit toller Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Es war der erholsamste Urlaub- ever. Wir hatten 2 wunderschöne und relaxte Wochen in der Villa von Alex. Er ist der Vermieter und betreute uns ausgesprochen gut in dieser Zeit. Die Villa ist sehr schön eingerichtet, die Bäder toll und man fühlte sich sehr wohl. Der Blick auf das Meer ist atemberaubend und ein Katzensprung zum Strand. Dieser war selbst in der Hochsaison nicht überfüllt und hauptsächlich von Einheimischen besucht. Alex gab uns auch einen tollen Tipp für ein außergewöhnliches Restaurant in Episkopi. Das muss man erlebt haben...ansonsten verlebten wir die Tage am Pool mit vielen Büchern. Es gab keinen deutschen Kanal, was dazu führte, dass wir die Kids nicht davor rumhingen, was auch super war. Internet war auch ein bisschen schwierig, aber am Strand gibt es ja Free-Wifi...

Alex wohnt mit seiner Familie auf der anderen Seite des Hauses und die Wohnung liegt unterhalb. Man bekommt hiervon nichts mit. Am Abreisetag hatten wir noch jede Menge Zeit und wurden von Alex Mutter bekocht. Also alles in allem ein wunderschöner Urlaub

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa!
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5

Wunderschön!

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren drei Paare und leider nur eine Woche in der Villa, denn wir waren alle begeistert! Das Haus ist sehr groß und liebevoll mit antiken Möbeln ausgestattet. Schon bei der Ankunft waren wir beeindruckt von den hohen Decken ganz aus Holz, die, neben der imposanten Höhe, den Räumen auch noch einen wunderbaren Geruch geben. Die beiden Bäder sind modern und schön gestaltet, sogar Zahnbürsten, kleine Seifen und liebevoll dekorierte Handtücher liegen bereit. Man fühlt sich sofort willkommen. Der Pool und die Terassen sind genauso mit Liebe zum Detail gestaltet! Herrlich! Das Haus liegt auf einer Anhöhe, es ist wunderbar ruhig und man hat einen tollen Blick auf das Meer. Der Hausbesitzer Alex wohnt mit seiner Familie in einem getrennten Bereich im unteren Teil des Hauses und ist sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Er hat uns mit Rat und Tat zur Seite gestanden. Vielen, vielen Dank dafür und herzliche Grüße! Es war eine tolle Woche und wir kommen wieder.

Anja Kinkela

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Saarbrücken
5

Einfach fantastisch

  • 5 of 5

Die Villa liegt wunderschön auf einem Hügel mit fantastischem Blick auf das Meer. Die Ausstattung lässt nichts zu wünschen übrig: Wunderschön mit Antiquitäten eingerichtet hat das große Wohnzimmer etliche Sitzgelegenheiten, außen befinden sich mehrere Veranden Die Küche ist voll eingerichtet inkl. Geschirrspülmaschine, Mikrowelle etc. Das Wlan funktioniert tadellos. Wir haben wirklich nichts vermisst.

In fünf Minuten ist man am Strand von Episkopi. Dort findet man in unmittelbarer Nähe (Richtung Chania am Strand entlang) einige Tavernen, die kostenlos Liegestühle und Süßwasserduschen anbieten. Die Villa eignet sich auch hervorragend als Ausgangspunkt für wunderschöne Schluchtenwanderungen (z.B. Imbros oder Mili). In Rethymnon ist man in 20 Minuten, und die Südseite Kretas lässt sich leicht von hier aus „erfahren“. Der nächste Supermarkt ist in 5 Minuten mit dem Auto zu erreichen, und in Episkopi gibt es zwei, drei gute Restaurants (z.B. Cactus oder Garden of Arkoudaina oder Arkoudaina Garden), die ebenfalls in wenigen Minuten mit dem Auto erreichbar sind.

Empfehlungen gibt auch gerne der Eigentümer, der auf der Rückseite der Villa wohnt. Hier war ich am Anfang etwas skeptisch, aber die Villa ist so genial gebaut, dass man überhaupt nicht wahrnimmt, dass sich auf der Rückseite noch eine Wohneinheit befindet.

Nicht zu vermeiden sind in Griechenland die Katzen (sehr kinderfreundlich), die um das Haus herum streunen. Wir haben uns zwei Tage lang „gewehrt“ und nicht gefüttert. Aber das ist vergebene Liebesmüh - die Bettelei nach Futter hört nicht auf. Am wenigsten Stress hat man, wenn man einen Sack Katenfutter kauft und morgens und abends – weit vom Haus entfernt – füttert.

Wir waren mit Freunden unterwegs (auch zwei Kinder dabei). Wir haben uns alle rundum wohlgefühlt und sind uns einig: Jederzeit gerne wieder. Das war nicht die erste Villa, in der wir gemeinsame Ferien verbracht haben. Aber die die Schönste!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ilona, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Chania
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Episkopi
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Rethymno
Nearest Golf
70 Kilometres
Hersonisos, Heraklion
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
EO Rethymnou/Herakliou/Chaniwn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Episkopi
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Episkopi
Car: necessary

Episkopi is a small town near to the city of Rethimno, built at 120 m a.s.l. overlooking the northern coast of Crete, and the green and fertile valley of Mousselas river. Episkopi is the administrative and commercial centre of the area, providing quite a few facilities. The main occupation of its 900 inhabitants is agriculture, producing mainly olive oil.

In Greek language, Episkopi means Diocese and is common to many villages in Crete, that used to house in the past the bishop's offices. The religious past of the area is obvious now to the visitor, as there are everywhere churches, some of them with remarkable frescoes. Indeed, the village of Episkopi was the Diocese of the area during the Byzantine Period. The old Episcopal church of St. Nicholas is, unfortunately, destroyed. The village is fairly old and it’s mentioned at the archives having 446 inhabitants before 1583. Due to its geographical location, between Apokoronas and Rethimno, it used to be the theatre of numerous battles in the past, especially during the turkish occupation.

The homonym beach Episkopi is located 2 Kms southern from the village, in a fertile valley with lowlands. The beach is bounded on the west by the river Mouselas and west by the river that runs in the gorge of Petres, next to Zourida bridge. It is a long beach, 3.5km long, which is sandy and shallow, like most beaches of Northern Crete. It is very well organised, since there are many hotels, restaurants, taverns, bars and all the amenities one could need. In the western part of the beach you can find places with lifeguards, showers, changing rooms, umbrellas, snack bars, water sports, etc., perfect for children. However, given its large size, you can certainly find a quiet spot, especially in the eastern part. Lastly, at the beginning of the beach on the east side there is an opportunity for naturism.

Then you could visit the neighbouring village of Argiroupolis, with its springs and lush vegetation…a taste of Cretan paradise, breathtaking view for your eyes, calming water sounds from waterfalls for your ears and divine taste for your mouth! All that combined at once, along with the traditional Cretan hospitality!

Moreover, Lake Kournas is also located in close proximity. A beautiful freshwater lake in the midst of a mountain backdrop, you can sunbathe around the lake, there are sun beds, or if you prefer, go swimming in the lake, hire a pedalo (it takes about an hour to get all around the lake) or enjoy a meal in one of the plenty restaurants around the lake. Also, a tennis court could be found in Kournas area.

Furthermore, Petres beach is located at the eastern end of the vast beachfront of Episkopi It is named after the imposing Petres Gorge that finishes here. All around there are some facilities such as rooms, restaurants, a diving school, etc. In the main cove of Vythos, which lies north of the others, there are umbrellas and it is less sandy. The rocky seabed is ideal for fishing and snorkelling.

Access to Episkopi beach is very easy, because the highway connecting Rethymnon and Chania runs alongside the beach. Thus. you can get there either by car or by bus. There are frequent bus services to/from Chania and Rethymno cities. To reach the village by car it is more convenient to follow the new national road, until the beach of Petres and then turn to the south.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Georgioupoli, Rethymnon area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Dec 2016 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,165
for 7 nights
£1,165
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,673
for 7 nights
£1,673
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,241
for 7 nights
£2,241
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,673
for 7 nights
£1,673
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,165
for 7 nights
£1,165
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
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1 night minimum stay
£166
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£166
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Georgioupoli in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Ground floor, en-suite
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
  • After a day spent exploring streets and squares, have a convenient and comfortable bathroom all to yourself is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , En suite Bathroom, ground floor
    Double Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Ground floor
    Twin Bedroom - 3 Single Bed , Ground floor
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Babysitting, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!

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