|Minimum Stay||1 - 7 nights|
Welcome to Rethymno and Villa Zinovia, a wonderful villa, built with traditional materials, in a place of absolute peace, among oaks and olive trees, in a harmonious relationship of natural and living conditions. A spacious and comfortable Villa, with incredible views and a feeling of total freedom! Just relax, enjoy the quiet, the chirping of birds, the private pool, read the books that you missed, reunite with distant friends, cook, play music, have fun.
Located in a prime location, in Mesonisia area, the villa is oriented east and south, with two large terraces overlooking mount Psiloreitis and Kendros, with dense vegetation and thousands of songbirds, this villa is the absolute destination for both a relaxing and energetic holiday close to nature!
Also, they will show you the famous Cretan hospitality by offering you a very warn welcome with a traditional homemade specialty! To make things even better, a small taverna, just for the guests of Villa, will operate inside the property fields, so you can have fresh, homemade meals every day, if you wish!
Villa Zinovia is a two storey building, with 5 bedrooms which can accommodate 10 people. On the first floor there are the other three bedrooms, opening to a balcony and a patio with mountain, garden and pool views. Each room has its own private bathroom and terrace.
On the ground floor there are two of the bedrooms, living room area with an open fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen with a large countertop and the dining area.
Doors lead to the private 50 square meters pool, which has a special children's section, sun beds, umbrellas and an outdoor shower. Sheltered BBQ facilities with bench seating, wood oven, charcoal and gas grill barbecue. Comfortable parking with natural shading. A spacious garden with grassy areas and natural shading (holly, olives).
- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.
- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice a week.
- Pool and garden attendance daily.
- Baby cot and high chair available.
- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.
- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa.
- All in-house electronics are available, including a washing machine, dishwasher, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, CD and DVD players, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, juice maker iron and iron board.
- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.
The owners of Villa Zinnia have created this ecotourism unit based on the value of the place and the philosophy of its people, in modern facilities, which will offer you a unique experience and help you discover the natural advantages and beauty of the mountainous Rethymnon, through a wide variety of activities!
Hiking: Choose among many pathways in the mountains and go hiking or walking (alone or with a guide). Right next to the villa, there is a path leading to Zeus mountain shelter, which is located at an altitude of 940 meters. Built entirely of local stone in a magical point breathtaking. Designed for your support in mountaineering activities and tours, the shelter offers acquaintance with the flora and fauna of the area and a great resting place. By your staying in this beautiful villa and by making alternative use of the magnificent mountain shelter, you can feel the magic offered by the mountainous Crete and live an indelible experience as those to who you always return.
Horse riding and bikes are available in Villa Zinovia for you and your kids, giving you the chance to better explore the area!
Further activities upon request and depending on the season :
- Observation of the local flora and fauna. Don’t miss the chance to see the unique plateau of Ious.
- Cooking and baking classes: Learn to cook any Cretan recipe and make bread in the wood oven.
- Visit or participate in the making process of local traditional products such as wine, Raki and cheese and various Organic Agriculture processes.
Weaving Lessons : Learn how to use a traditional loom and create your own piece.
- Cretan dancing lessons : Learn Cretan traditional dances upon request.
Please, do not hesitate to ask us about any details you may need or about any other activities you may be interested in!
EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041K91002905801.
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, 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 remember the mystical secrets of nature. 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!
This is an amazing, comfortable and spacious villa, which can accommodate up to 10 people and offers a 50 sp. m. private pool and a wonderful garden!
This Villa is the perfect destination for those who seek a holiday as closer to nature as it gets! Many activities available for your big group and friends!Enjoy crete nature at its best!
Villa Zinovia is located in the settlement Mesonisia. The settlement was named so because it is in the middle of the island, at the north - south highway. The distance from the sea is divided approximately around 33-40 Kms. You can visit the beaches of South such us Preveli, Damnoni, Amoudi, Skinaria, Plakias and North beaches of the Municipality of Rethymno. Settlements Helenes, Kardaki , Vrises, Meronas, Amari are also over short distances.
You can also visit the famous unit support elderly “Agkali homes”. The archaeological site Syvritos . Ancient city of the Minoan settlement Throne (10 Kms). There is the Byzantine church of Saint John fire with frescoes from 1100 AD. The village produces cherries, apples, pears, plums and the old wine selection Liatiko.
Several cafes, restaurants and mini markets can be found at a distance of 2 Kms, in Gerakari village, by car or on foot. The scenic Spili Village with tavernas and café bars is a 15 minutes drive away.
|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.