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Gorgeous villa in Rethymno with amazing sea view and privacy!

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Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Skouloufia - Michail Villa I, great views!

A great villa with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pool, BBQ, sea view and privacy!

Michail villa I is a superb property which offers absolute privacy, peace and quiet, along with wonderful landscape, magnificent and unobstructed panoramic view of of Rethymno, Chania peninsula and the Aegean Sea!

This great villa consists of 3 bedrooms (one double and two twin bedrooms), a living room with fireplace and rustic furniture and decoration, a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, terrace, balcony and a stone barbecue! Last but not least, the villa has a 40 m2 fresh water pool with loungers and umbrellas and large gardens with grass, flowers and trees! An ideal place for you and your family or friends to feel closer to nature and completely relax, away from the city noise!

But what will certainly move you the most is the selfless hospitality and generosity of its owners! Your hosts will welcome you with a basket of traditional products and offer you a dinner with traditional cretan food and drinks! They will always be there for everything you might need and make sure you have a memorable stay! Also, they allow you to daily collect and use seasonal vegetables and fruits, straight from the garden and trees!

Michail villa I is is located in Skouloufia village, just 7 Kms away from the nearest beach and 18 Kms from the town of Rethymnon. In the surrounding area you can visit the Monastery of Arkadi, the archaeological site and the Museum of Ancient Eleutherna and the surrounding villages to taste traditional dishes and the mediterranean cuisine!

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1344130342.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 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!

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Rethymnon area

This property is ideal for people who want to escape the frantic pace of the city, get closer to nature, totally relax and have some peace of mind and privacy!Also in the village you could find restaurants and mini markets, just 1km away from the villa!

The owners of Sunrise Villa are very friendly and very willing to help their guests with whatever they may need! They are always there for you and they will try to make your stay an unforgettable memory! Their selfless hospitality and generosity will certainly move you! Your hosts will welcome you with a basket of traditional products and offer you a dinner with traditional cretan food and drinks! Also, they allow you to daily collect and use seasonal vegetables and fruits, straight from the garden and trees!

What makes this villa unique

The unique benefits of this villa are its wonderful sea and village view, its large garden and surrounding area, the pool and the total privacy that it offers!All these just 7 km from the closest beach location!


1 holidaymaker review

Gorgeous villa in Rethymno with amazing sea view and privacy!
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Ashby de la Zouch

Secluded place, great facilities and fabulous owne

  • 5 of 5

The villa was spacious and well appointed, with a truly Greek feel about it.

On arrival, the owners had provided us with local produce (wine, raki, grapes, bread oil, cucumbers, plums etc). This was a great start to the holiday. The place itself was so relaxing, with a garden full of fig, pear, apple and pomegranate trees. The pool was large enough to swim lengths and clean. Outside there were several sitting areas to relax. We saw some fabulous sunsets whilst we were there, whilst still playing in the pool. The owners cooked a fantastic meal for us, which we had served in the garden. This was local food, with local people and the highlight of the holiday. Everyone was so helpful and friendly.

There are a lot of things to do in the area. This villa is well placed to be an hour or so from both Heraklion and Chania. The south coast is lovely to visit also.

I love archaeology, so we had to visit Knossos and Phaistos. These are two significant sites in central Crete. Phasitos is the best of the two. My son loved the waterparks.

The only negative thing was the directions to the villa were not great, we did get lost and had to ring the owner to help us find our way there. The roads immediately to the villa are dirt tracks, which are fine to drive on if you know that is what you are looking for.

We would recommend this villa to those who like an authentic experience in a tranquil location.

Enjoy - Ruth, Graeme and Isaac (aged 9)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ruth, you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future!
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Viran Episkopi
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
EO Heraklion/Rethymno/Chania
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Viran Episkopi
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Skouloufia is one one of the most beautiful and traditional villages of Crete, located 17km southeast of Rethymno and 5 km from the sea. It is ideal for relaxation and as a base for touring around the many historical and natural attractions of the region, all year round.

In Skouloufia the visitors will have the pleasure to enjoy their meal and drink their coffee in the traditional restaurant and cafe of the village, located in lush greenery and picturesque scenery. Do not miss to enjoy the rich Cretan dishes, that will leave you with the best impression, since they will travel you back in time and tradition!

In the village there are historical monuments and buildings from the Byzantine and the Venetian era, such as a fountain built by the Turks, with inscription in Arabic and numerous old Byzantine churches, with ornate carvings.

About 5 kms away there is Ancient Eleftherna and the historic village Arkadi, with its famous church, and approximately 12 kms away, there is traditional village of Margarites. Also, Roupes, is another worth visiting village of the area. The whole surrounding area is characterised by plains and fertile fields which calm the mood and leave you only pleasant memories!

The village is known, among other things, for its rich religious history. Do not forget to admire the view from the peculiar windows of the church of St. John in the village centre. And also the church located in the courtyard of the village's school, where although the roof has collapsed, one can still see magnificent reliefs on doors and windows.

The Prefecture of Rethymno is the heart of Crete island of and one of the most beautiful places in Greece. Rethymno awaits you with its clear blue seas and endless beaches, Mount Psiloritis, several caves, gorges and unique flora and fauna, numerous Byzantine churches and monasteries, enchanting Venetian monuments, the most well-preserved Renaissance city in Greece and traces of a civilisation that dates 4.500 years back.

Rethymno and its villages are live postcards, which are pervaded by the aroma of Cretan cuisine and the sound of the Cretan lyre.

People live here amidst nature and emotions, outside the code of behaviour found in big cities. No matter where you go, even to the most isolated village, people will open their doors to you to treat you to a 'tsikoudia' and befriend you.

Rethymno is the homeland of Zeus, the god of Hospitality. The great number of visitors who return repeatedly confirms the words of the poet: ”Rethymno is not a place where you go to, but a place where you return.”


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Skouloufia, Rethymnon area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Dec 2016 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Min Stay
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Skouloufia in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • The villa has 2 bathrooms and towels, shampoo and shower gel are provided! 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!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , the single beds can form a King size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , with balcony
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
  • The Villa has three bedrooms, one with a Double Bed and two Twin bedrooms! All bedrooms, are very sunny and lovely and are air conditioned! Linens are provided and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Extra Services Upon Request : Massage, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, Chef, Boat Trips, Car rental, babysitting, house pre-stock, airport transfer, tour guide, little train tours and anything else that you might think!

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