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Great Villas, walking distance to the beach, restaurants & shops, private pool! - Villa Christina I

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Villa Christina I

Villa Christina I features a private swimming pool, BBQ facilities and garden, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, jacuzzi bathtub and can accommodate up to 7 people.

About the property

Villa Christina,close to beach

Villa Christina I is located in the picturesque village of Sfakaki, a beautiful seaside resort, in a newly built holiday complex, consisted of independent villas. In Villa Christina I guests can enjoy a peaceful holiday, relax and enjoy the well known greek sun and sea all day long! The wonderful, long, sandy beach and a variety of shops are within hand’s reach, just 300 to 600 meters away! In the village guests can find a mini market, a few restaurants and tavernas and a pizzeria! Furthermore, in a 5 minute drive you can find many beach bars, seaside cafes and restaurants as well as a few night clubs and bars. Sfakaki is ideally located, just 10 minutes away from Rethymno town and it’s a great base if you want to explore the nearby beaches or go sightseeing! However, if you don’t feel like touring, you can sit and rest on the balconies, just gazing at the view or relax by the pool, among roses and lawn covered areas and sunbathe!



Villa Christina I features a great private swimming pool of 32 sq. m. and 1.7 meters deep, a wonderful sunbathing terrace equipped with sun beds and umbrellas and a lovely lawn covered terrace with trees and flowers, as well as barbecue facilities! Above the pool area there is a large veranda with a view to the pool that has a shaded dining area where you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee or lunch, while watching your children playing in the lawn area right underneath!


The Villa can accommodate up to 7 people to its 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The villa sends out a sense of luxury, which is perceived by the carefully selected, modern and comfortable furniture, the simple and discreet decoration, the meticulous selection of materials (marble floors and wooden furniture) and the nice open plan design.


On the ground floor guests can find a spacious living room with a flat TV and an open fireplace, creating a homely atmosphere and making it the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy some moments of relaxation. Right next to the living room you can find a nice dining area where you can sit and have your homemade cooked meal with your loved ones. There is also a fully equipped and modern eat-in kitchen with a dining table for four. Finally on this level a lovely and spacious twin bedroom and a beautifully designed bathroom with a bathtub where you can have a nice and long bath after a long day, are also available.

First floor

Climbing a few stairs and reaching the upper floor, you will meet the remaining two bedrooms of Villa Christina I, one of which boasts a comfortable double bed, while the other one offers astro single beds. All bedrooms are very airy and bright and have doors leading to private balconies with patio furniture. You can sit there and enjoy the surrounding view as well as the countryside during the day or relax and gaze at the nicely designed and lighted gardens during the night and the clear sky full of stars! Last but not least, one more family bathroom can be found on the first floor.

Please kindly note that there are three villas, each with a private pool in the complex, which share almost the same layout and facilities and allocation depends on availability.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice a week.

- Excellent mattresses, towels and linens. Pool towels provided.

- Pool and garden cleaning twice a week.

- Baby cot and high chair available if needed.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

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

- Free Parking space next to the main entrance of each villa.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a washing machine, dishwasher, a flat-screen TV with satellite reception, CD and DVD players, Stereo, large fridge with freezer, electric kitchen, microwave, kettle, toaster, filter coffee machine, juice maker, vacuum cleaner, iron and iron board and food processor.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 56/16.6.2016

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018

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 return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 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 have 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!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!

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 Sfakaki

Sfakaki has a wonderful, long, sandy beach, with a few pebbles and a variety of shops are within hand’s reach, making ideal for a car free holiday! It's located very close to Rethymno city and in recent years has evolved into a very popular seaside resort! It's also a great base for excursions and traveling!

What makes this villa unique

These newly built, modern, spacious, wonderful Villas, are ideal for a relaxing holiday! Each villa has its own private pool and BBQ facilities and features three bedrooms! Also owners plant some big trees for outmost privacy! Walking distance to a wonderful sandy beach and a variety of shops! Ideal for family holidays!

Available Rentals

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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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sfakaki in Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , First 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!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , First floor
  • All bedrooms, have balcony access and are air conditioned! The mattresses are very comfortable and guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Babysitting, Private Chef, Massage, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Airport transfer, Yoga private lessons, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Pastry Cook, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!


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Villa Christina I
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

The house is great! I loved staying in a small village community with easy access to a larger town 15 minutes away. The property is easily accessible to public transportation, tavernas , and the beach .

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear George , 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! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at villa Chrisi Mr kostas was there waiting for us when we arrived and made us feel very welcome. The villa was very nice and spacious, pool was great the only thing is the beds weren't very comfortable. Beach was nearby and it is only 30 minute bus ride to retthymon town. Adriana restaurant do great food and reasonable priced.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amarjit, thank you for your kind review and we really appreciate the feedback. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Lovely property plenty of space

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely stay in this apartment. It was spacious for our large group and lovely garden and great outside seating are for meals and BBQ. Owner was really helpful when we needed anything and come to find us when our gps took us slightly wrong way.

Only criticism is the pool, very cold and very deep for young children. To be able to use the pool you need to be a good swimmer, we had 3 children, 3,5 And 8. Unfortunately the youngest never ventured in as too scared of the depth, which kind of put a dampener on the villa as I felt he missed out. Also the other kids couldn't relax too much as they were not very strong swimmers so needed lots of assistance, we spent a lot of time out as we found a great beach with pool and bar Goldbeach, the owner was lovely and the pool was amazing for the kids. You didn't have to be staying to use it just have drinks or food etc.

Would return to this villa if the pool was a lot less deep.

Wonderful island, with friendly people.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katrina, thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our Villa and we really appreciate the feedback. However, please allow us to mention that in our description it's clearly stated that the pool is 32 sq. m. and 1.7 meters deep and doesn't have a special compartment for kids. It was our pleasure having you as guests and we hope to have the chance to host you again in one of our Villas! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Great Crete home

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home for a stay in Crete. It was pretty much as advertised. I will tell you that the beach walk is a wee bit further than we expected, but it is within a :10 walk from the house. It is a sandy beach, but on both sides it is rocky and great for snorkeling. The house is spacious, well appointed, yard is great, pool has plenty of room. We spent a ton of time on the back deck. We were 4 adults and 2 children, and we had plenty of room. Local shopping and restaurants were wonderful. I will warn that the beds are IKEA beds and maybe not the most comfortable for a long stay :) Otherwise, great property, great owners, highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elaine, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon!
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Die Villa war insgesamt in einem sehr guten Zustand. Küchenausstattung könnte umfangreicher sein.

  • 4 of 5

Die Villa liegt in der Nähe der viel befahrenen Küstenstraße. Den Verkehrslärm hört man in der oberen Etage vor allem dann, wenn der Wind entsprechend steht.

Der Strand ist eher einfach und ein Kiesstrand mit Felsen im Wasser, Sand kommt eher wenig vor.

Wer zu einem "richtigen Sandstrand" auch mit einigen touristischen Angeboten will, muss ca. 3-5 km fahren, entweder mit dem häufig fahrenden Bus oder PKW.

Wer einen einsamen Strand zum geniessen der Sicht will, wird diesen in Villa-Nähe finden.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to review our Villa. However, please allow us to also pass you some further feedback on your comments. Firstly, we would like to clarify that the beach close to the Villa also has a sandy part. Additionally, our guests have never complained before about the noise from the road. We hope that this feedback would be valuable to comprehend our part also. Allow us also to reassure you that we are all, as a team, seeking to exceed guest expectations staying with us & our main priority is to make all out guests happy and feel at home when staying with us. Once again thank you very much for your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again coming back "home" soon. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Très belles résidences dans quartier privé proche de la mer et à 2 pas de Rethymnon

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons été très bien accueilli lors de notre arrivée. Nous avons eu droit à une corbeille de fruits, des roses et du jus de fruit à notre arrivée.

L'entretien était au delà de nos attentes : la maison était lavée de fond en comble et le linge remplacé 2 fois par semaine, le jardin et la piscine entretenus tous les jours. Le tout par des gens souriants, forts sympathiques et très serviables. La maison est très bien située : 2 pas de la mer à pied et à mi chemin de tous les sites interressarts :

Rethymnon, ouest , est et sud de la Crête.

La maison ne manque de rien au niveau du confort.

Vacances parfaites quoi...

Merci à monsieur Kostas pour sa gentillesse et pour tous les gens qui étaient dans la propriété.

Cette adresse est à retenir !!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Francois, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Chania-Rethymno-Heraklion Highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Car: not necessary

Villas Christina are located in the picturesque village of Sfakaki which in recent years has evolved into a very popular seaside resort, as it combines all the features for both vacations and permanent accommodation.

The village has a wonderful, long, sandy beach, just 5 minutes walking from the villa, which is famous for the fact it is chosen by Caretta Caretta Sea turtle, which is an endangered species, for its reproduction. The beach is also ideal for sunbathing, swimming and water sports! Enjoy the well known greek sun and sea all day long!

Sfakaki is special specifically for another reason too: its has a variety of shops such as a super market, a bakery and a pharmacy, that are within hand’s reach, making ideal for a car free holiday! You can taste the well known traditional Cretan and Mediterranean cuisine in the local tavernas and restaurants, have your coffee in one of the many beach bars on the coast or go for a drink in one of the small bars.

Also in Stavromenos and Skaleta just 5 minutes away by car, guests will find a butcher shop, an ATM machine and a petrol station.

Additionally, its proximity to the highway, makes it easy to move around and travel almost anywhere in Crete and explore the amazing landscape and beautiful rustic villages! It is only 15 minutes’ drive away from the city of Rethymno and 1 hour (70 Kms) from the International Airport of Heraklion.