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A Holiday Villa in Pitsidia_ South Crete

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

he Villa Royal Nest is a detached modern house of 110m2, built in 2014 with a wonderful view to the Libean Sea. It is situated just outside of the village Pitsidia ¬_ a short walk of 10 minutes. The Villa is built in a site of 800m2, suitable for various activities and there is also a beautiful garden.

The house is accessible from both sides. A staircase leads to the porch from where we can see the 30m2 swimming pool, surrounded by lawn. The view is fantastic! Olive trees, vineyards, figtrees and in the horizon the sea and the small islands of Paximadia.

As we enter the house we find ourselves in the modern, bright living room. There are tow sofas, a sideboard, some shelves and a T.V. A big glass door leads to the porch.

Next, there is the dining room and the spacious kitchen. It is equipped with a fridge, a freezer, a dishwasher, a cooker, oven, coffee machine, a kettle, a toaster and everything necessary in a kitchen.

Next to the living room there is the master bedroom with a double bed (1x80x2.00), T.V. balcony and its own bathroom.

Upstairs, there is another bedroom with a double bed (1x80x2.00), and a T.V. and a second bedroom with bunkbed, suitable for children.

Both bedrooms share the same veranda.

There is also a bathroom there with a washing machine and a hairdryer.

Of course, all the rooms are air conditioned.

The Area

The Villa is situated in a quiet place, near the picturesque village of Pitsidia _ 10 minutes by foot. In the village you can find a Mini market, Baker’s, traditional tavernas, cafés, rent a car, hairdresser’s and a Horse farm for a house ride, if you wish. In the village square, many music festivals take place during the summer.

Around 4km away from Pitsidia is the picturesque fishing village of Matala, famous in 1960’s because of the “hippies” who lived there.Every year in July, an international music festival is organized.

I would also recommend a visit to the beach of “Kokkini Ammos” ( Red Sand), a fantastic beach next to Matala, accessible only by foot.

But the best beach is the one of “Komos”. It is around 20 minutes by foot, from the Villa and it is an amazing sandy beach of 5km, ideal for walks. There you can also try canoeing. Part of this beach is for nudists.

In the area there is another wonderful beach :Agiofaraggo:, one of the most impressive beaches of Crete, worth visiting. It is in the exit of a Gorge, surrounded with high rocks, pebbles, sand and emerald waters.

In addition, we must remind to mention the Archeological sites of Festos, Agia Triada, Gortys and of course t Matala caves.

More Details

Georgia Daskalaki
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Pitsidia in Moires District

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - The master bedroom with its own bathroom.
    Upstairs bathroom - Upstairs bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Next to the living room there is the master bedroom
    Upstairs bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Upstairs, there is a bedroom with a double bed (1x80x2.00)
    Upstairs bunk bed - 1 Child Bed , A second bedroom with bunk bed, suitable for children.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Groups
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • festivals
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveller reviews)

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A Holiday Villa in Pitsidia_ South Crete
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

A delightful villa

  • 5 of 5

We travelled with our daughters young family (1 girl aged 3 and 1 girl aged 6 months) and our other daughter and had a really relaxing time. The villa was clean tidy and well appointed. It was within very easy driving distance to the local town, several beaches and the slightly more lively town of Matala, We were welcomed by Georgia, the owner, who met us in the local town, Pitsidia to show us the way. there was a welcome gift of cakes fruit and olive oil and wine which we appreciated. The pool was a little cold, next time we will come a week or two later but big enough to swim in. The barbeque area has an outdoor sink making to easy to clean. All in all our first foray into Crete was a great success and we would recommend this villa and its position. It took about 60 mins to drive from Iraklion airport so not a long journey and very easy driving as little traffic on the roads; may be different in the height of summer though!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Second family holiday in this fantastic villa. Quality furnishings and fittings, beautifully maintained gardens with lots of space. A fresh breeze keeping us cool on upper level. The house has amazing views to Paximadia and beyond. Amazing hospitality from the owners, just made us feel so welcome. The best villa we have ever stayed in and will return every chance we get, already looking forward to 2017.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding Villa

  • 5 of 5

You will get a lot more than you expect. The villa itself is new and tastefully furnished with a very high standard. The location is quit and with spectacular see an mountain views, although it takes only a five minute drice to matala.

The Owner familiy was very friendly. When arriving, a big welcome basket with wine, Tsikoudia, self-made olive oil and fruits whe waiting for us. Not to forget the self-baked cake- amazing!!

The owners also arranged a barbeque together with our neigbours with several self-made greek specialities. We never had such great hospitality. Thanks to Costas and his whole familiy. We will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super séjour ! Super villa !

  • 5 of 5

Super villa ! Tout est neuf et moderne. Rien à redire. Très bien située, au calme et à seulement 3 minutes du village. Magnifique vue sur la baie.

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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7 0

Wunderschönes Ferienhaus

  • 5 of 5

Wir (Familie, 2 Erwachsene, 3 Kinder im Alter von 8, 9 und 12 Jahren) haben unsere diesjährigen Pfingstferien in der Villa Royal Nest verbracht und haben uns rundherum wohl gefühlt. Die Fotos halten, was sie versprechen, eigentlich ist das Haus in Wirklichkeit noch schöner. Alles ist neu und mit sehr viel Geschmack eingerichtet, von den Möbeln über die Handtücher bis zur Bettwäsche. In der Küche wurde wohl nachgerüstet, uns hat es an nichts gefehlt. Auch wir wurden von den sehr bemühten Vermietern herzlich und mit einem leckeren Essen begrüßt. Die Lage des Hauses außerhalb von Pitsidia ist wunderschön: man sieht auf der einen Seite die Berge, vom Garten und der Terrasse aus das Meer. Pitsidia ist bequem zu Fuß zu erreichen. Wir können das Haus uneingeschränkt empfehlen und kommen gerne einmal wieder!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Sehr schönes und ruhig gelegenes Haus mit Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben als Familie 2 Wochen Ferien in der Villa verbracht. Das Haus ist quasi neu, sehr komfortabel, wunderschön gelegen. Es lässt sich in der Übergangszeit auch heizen, der Pool ist klein aber fein und die Familie des Vermieters sehr bemüht (wir bekamen ein typisch kretisches Gericht aus dem Steinofen zur Begrüssung).

Einzig die Küchenausrüstung wäre noch zu ergänzen, wenn man gerne zu Hause kocht, dann fehlt doch das eine oder Andere.

  • Review Submitted: 24-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Kazantzakis International Airoport (HER)
Nearest Ferry
55 Kilometres
Heraklion Port
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

For a more authentic escape beyond the conventional holidays in the spotless resorts, the bustling markets and the gourmet restaurants of northern Crete, Southern Crete is the ideal destination since the four prefectures, Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion and Lassithi they have their own allure. It is ideal for on-the-road adventures as well as visitors in search of relaxation by the Libyan Sea. With a plethora of picturesque villages, historical monasteries, striking gorges, South Crete strongly resist mass tourism development. The principal occupation for most of the residents of southern Crete is tourism, olive cultivation, fishing and farming, with greenhouses to be a particularly dynamic part of the agricultural industry.


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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.