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Private outdoor Jacuzzi terrace, with great sea views & beautiful courtyard!

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Character house within walking distance to restaurants, cafes and mini market!

Mamis house is a beautifully restored traditional home with all the modern amenities, combined with the local element and atmosphere of the village! It has been completely renovated recently with respect to the unique architecture and style of the old building and has become the ideal house for rest and relaxation that enchants visitors any time of the year!

It's size makes it ideal for families or couples who want to experience the true cretan style of life in a picturesque location, characteristic of the cretan land!


Ground Floor

At the exterior of the house there is a stone-paved veranda with seating and dining area, flowers and amazing sea views!

The two storey house comprises a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen with dinning area, a bathroom with shower and a spacious bedroom with a small hall, ideal for relaxation and reading moments, on the ground floor.

First Floor

On the first floor there is another bedroom with a small private veranda and a hall that could accommodate an extra person and another bathroom.

To make things better, on the first floor there is a solarium terrace, featuring a great Jacuzzi tub for four people, sun beds and umbrellas, with magnificent views to the countryside and the surrounding area. Respecting the environment and trying to use alternative energy sources, our jacuzzi tub is connected with solar panels and fills up with hot water from the boiler! For that reason, in days with not enough sunshine (mainly in April and May) it may not be possible to operate. But don't worry…in Crete there is sunshine most of the time!

All village facilities, such as taverns and mini market are within walking distance from the house!

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice a week.

- Excellent mattresses, 100% fine cotton towels, bathrobes and lavish linens.

- 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 public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).

- All in-house electronics are available, including a washing machine, dishwasher, plasma screen TVs with satellite reception, CD and DVD players, large fridge with freezer, electric kitchen, microwave, kettle, toaster, iron and iron board.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

- Pets allowed with prior notice.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041Κ10003027901.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

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 is a very comfortable villa, ideally located in the countryside of Crete! Live like the locals and enjoy your privacy, peace and quiet and all the amenities in walking distance from the house! Close to interesting places, sightseeing and sandy beaches!

What makes this house unique

Amazing rooftop terrace with a wonderful jacuzzi tub and stunning sea views! Totally private! Ideal for families and groups of friends! Just 9 Kms from the town of Rethymno!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Chromonastiri in Rethymno

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 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 , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 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!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , First Floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Ground Floor
    Living Room - 1 Single Bed , First 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!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • 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!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Private outdoor Jacuzzi terrace, with great sea views & beautiful courtyard!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful and cosy place to stay

  • 4 of 5

I loved the villa, so did my daughter. Everything we needed was in there, for cooking, washing clothes, jacuzzi when weather eas not so good for the beach...

It was a 10 min drive to the closest beach so when weather was fine we just drove there to enjo the sea and nice restaurants close by:)

Reastaurants and taverns close by where a bit pricy, if to compare prices in Rethymnon, but if we were hungry its good to have some good food around the corner:)

Only thing which I would suggest to to is blocking (soundproofing) the door from 1st floor bedroom to the street, as it was always some party in the street at the night, so it was impossible to sleep there, so we used bedroom upstairs which was a bit more quiet.

Thank you for a good holiday :))

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul, thank you for your kind review and we really appreciate the feedback. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to Crete before, this seemed like a good place for us to visit as it's easy to drive in any direction and see a lot of Crete and still come home to a nice village and quite an amazing property! We were amazed by the hospitality from everybody we got to meet, and if we had any questions Valia never took long to reply to us. Thank you so much!! Would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Auke, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 5 of 5

Every thing was perfect the house is really nice, the owner and the manager are amazing. We love all of that We wish we can come back every year same time same place. I aldready recommend the place for every one I know

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anne, thank you so much for your great and kind review! It was our pleasure to have you as guests and we hope to see you again in your next trip to Crete!
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Herzlicher Empfang und originelles Haus

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns in Mamis Mansion und ebenso im Dorf Chromonastiri sehr wohl gefühlt. Der Empfang durch den Eigentümer und Mr. Michalis war herzlich, wir fühlten uns sofort willkommen. Ein typisches altes Steinhaus wurde sehr schön renoviert und liebevoll und üppig mit alten Gebrauchsgegenständen ausgestattet. Fast schon ein kleines Heimatmuseum! Wir haben vor allem die große untere Terrasse vor dem Haus mit dem tollen Wein genossen. Sehr zu empfehlen ist die Taverne Athivoles, die nur wenige Schritte entfernt liegt. Lecker und auch dort herzliche Atmossphäre. Mamis Mansion und Chromonastiri werden wir weiterempfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gaby , we are really glad that you had a comfortable stay in our Villa and we are thankful for your beautiful review and comments! Regards, ThinkVilla Team
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saint étienne de montluc

Villa très agréable dans un village proche de rethymno qui est très typique et animé

  • 5 of 5

Nous étions 3 couples et nous avons passés un très bon séjour, très bonne communication du propriétaire, et logement correspondant aux photos et propre, dans le village il y a deux restaurants très bon où l'on goûte aux produits locaux. Une mise en relation avec un service de location de voiture a été proposé par le propriétaire, nous avons utilisé ce service, c'était parfait. A recommander

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chloe, thank you for the amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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endroit magnifique

  • 5 of 5

j'ai séjourné 15 jours dans cette superbe maison.

Le village est très beau et pittoresque, les habitants très chaleureux. Il y a 2 tavernes dans le village où l'on est très bien accueillies et où l'on mange trés bien.

le propriétaire de la maison a très bien restauré l'endroit, et il y a de jolies décorations, et tout ce qu'il faut pour faire la cuisine et se detendre. Il y fait bon vivre, et il est agréable de passer les soirées sur les terrasses, ou d'y dejeuner le matin.

Merci pour les petits cadeaux de bienvenue que nous avons appréciés.

Michalis nous attendait à notre arrivée tardive, et nous a aidé pour les bagages, ce qui était bien sympathique.

Je recommande cet endroit à toutes les personnes qui recherchent un lieu authentique, loin de la foule de Rethymnon qui n'est pourtant qu'a quelques minutes de route.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dominique, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services and for recommending it to other travellers! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Chania International Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Crete National Road
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Mamis Mansion is located in the picturesque village of Chromonastiri and is within walking distance from many taverna’s options, as wells as a well stocked mini market and traditional cafes. It has been classified as a preserved and traditional heritage site of great cultural value and it’s considered as one of the most important historic settlements of Rethymno. Chromonastiri means 'Colour Monastery' after the Byzantine church dating from the 11th century.

Within this pretty village there are numerous stone paths, historic alleys, buildings with Venetian architectural elements are scattered in the village, but the most imposing building is the so-called Villa Claudio, a magnificent mansion, which has been restored and now houses an Army museum.

Furthermore, a 5X5 football field and a children’s playground exist in the village. Additionally, its location and surrounding area makes it a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday close to nature!

Rethymno town, which is 15 minutes away by car, offers all the amenities guests will need, such as supermarkets, pharmacies, banks and ATM machines, restaurants, cafes and bars, a post office.

Chromonastiri is also ideally located 10 minutes away by car from the beautiful sandy beach of Rethymno and it’s offered as a great base for exploring the nearby villages! The Mili Gorge, a wonderful leafy area, can be found 5 minutes away by car, along the Amari Road. There are also a several small ponds and a picnic area. Additionally, Roussospiti village, next to Chromonastiri, also a a preserved and traditional settlement, offers two traditional tavernas, playground, a cafe and mini market.

Furthermore, in the nearby village of Saint Irene (Agia Irini) there is the homonymous old Monastery, which is considered to date back to the 14th century.

Additionally, from the village you can easily reach the highway leading to Chania and Heraklion cities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Chromonastiri, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
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

Additional pricing information

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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