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Stylish and spacious pool side apartment with beautiful sea view

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Malevizi

3 beds, 1 bath, sleeps 4 with amazing view just 400m from the beach

Between Agia Pelagia and Ligaria. Two calm, sparkling clean beaches cooled down by the clear blue that stretches before them. Just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Heraklion, the Keramos complex with the six separate areas of accommodation, gazes from high up into the splendour of the sea and the tranquillity of the surrounding Cretan landscape, wild and hospitable all at once. From the organised exterior but also from all interior spaces, the view sprawls uninterrupted, beckoning for exploration and relaxation.

With attention to detail so it can comfortably accommodate 4 to 5 people, the apartment Oinos calms the senses at first sight. With a separate sitting area in shades of yellow, a dining area with kitchen, a spacious and functional bathroom and all the necessary comforts of a modern accommodation, the Oinos tempts the guest all year round with the large openings to the exterior areas for the summer months and the big fireplace for the months of the mild Cretan winter. The personal touch is reflected on the electrical appliances, the dinnerware, the soft bed sheets and the fluffy towels. All picked with zest and knowledge. High among its advantages is the uninterrupted view from the sitting area to the sky blue of the pool and the deeper blue of the sea.

Outdoor area:

A green fragrant garden full of fresh herbs to season your food. Two blooming lemon trees for a juicy taste of life. A brick BBQ functional and equipped for tasty creations. A big table for the breakfast hours laid with suggestions of Cretan diet, or, for lunch or dinner, rich with tastes we made here together. The sky blue pool, just as generous in its dimensions, keeps company to our moments and invites us for one more dive with a view of the blue of the sea that stretches majestic before us.

Massage and Gym:

Claire, a teacher of music and specialising in the sound massage by Peter Hess, will take on to lead you into the world of relaxation and well being that she knows so well. The placing of special sonar utensils on specific point of the body achieves a deep relaxation, and self-therapy from high levels of stress and the disharmony between body and spirit.

In the choices for relaxation and well being, prominent position is given to the ‘After sun treatment, a deep hydrating therapy with a mask from fresh Cretan yoghurt and the ‘Traditional raki massage, a ritual of invigoration and rejuvenation.

What’s more, in the specially designed gymnasium of the Keramos you can exercise uninterrupted, following your programme.

In Crete hospitality is sacred. It is registered as genetic information. It’s part of everyday life for the people of Crete. It is with this hospitable disposition that George and Claire created the Keramos. It is with this hospitable heart that George and Claire welcome you. With a genuine smile. With knowledge and experience of all they owe and want to offer their guests.

Talk with George about the way you would like to get here. Ask him about anything concerning ways of access. George will wait for you at the airport or the port, if so arranged. Alternatively, he will take care to have a vehicle of your choice at your disposal, at the prearranged time and place, at the best possible price.

House rules:

Absolutely no smoking inside the apartment!

Please use the nearby shower before entering into the swimming pool!

Please respect the place and keep it clean

Please keep the noise down and respect the calmness of the area

Please dont throw papers in the toilet

**** Some info of the near bays ***

The beautiful and calm gulf of LYGARIA in only 400m away. It is a lovely narrow stretch of sand with calm and warm crystal clear waters. Watersports, scuba diving, sea beds, super markets and fish tavernas make this spot one of the most famous in the area.

The AGIA PELAGIA sandy bay is about 2 Km away. It is protected from the north winds, and the sea is almost always calm.

AGIA PELAGIA village has developed around its shores, so that's where you'll find many of the tavernas and cafeterias. In the center of Agia Pelagia you will find a super market, tourism offices, pharmacy, an ATM, tourist and souvenir shops and the taxi stand.

There are many restaurants and tavernas featuring Cretan, Greek or international cuisine, and all have a beautiful view of the sea. As you dine in Agia Pelagia, you can also partake of the wonderful scenes around you, and snap these memories into a treasured photo album: the various shades of the rippling sea, the cute little kid building a sand castle, the old fishing boats anchored in the bay, the fishermen preparing their nets for the night's labour!

Beautiful and peaceful, non crowded neighborhood

Just 15 to 20 min drive from the airport. The place has a secure private parking for your car.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

George & Claire
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2016

About George & Claire

George & Claire is a young married couple of 2 young boys. George runs his own internet business as well as the tourist unit. Claire is a Sociologist, music therapist and piano teacher. Among their interests are traveling, sailing, kitesurfing, gastronomy, wine testing, cycling and music.

Why George & Claire chose Heraklion

affordable luxury located at a breathtaking spot!

What makes this apartment unique

genuine local experience


based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Stylish and spacious pool side apartment with beautiful sea view
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Excellent holiday experience

  • 4 of 5

Well furnished, everything you need in the kitchen. Pool spotless and well maintained. Used the Gym, more than enough to keep you ticking over. Local restaurants not too far away, and if your legs wont get you back up the hill, cab is only 5 Euros. George is an excellent host. Not intrusive but there if there is anything you need or want to know. If you are looking at this property, just go. You wont regret it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Les plus belle vacances de notre vie

  • 5 of 5

Encore merci George et Claire pour les plus belle vacances de notre vie !

Merci pour vos conseils et votre gentillesse, ainsi que le temps que vous nous avez accordés !

L'appartement est conforme à l'annonce sur le site, la vue est superbe, tout équipé, et très propre.

Le petit village en bas est aussi très sympa, et proche. La voiture n'est pas obligatoire mais au retour des plages ça monte !

Il y a plein de restaurants avec de bonne adresse proche de l'appartement (minimum 700 métres)

Nous y retournerons !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Beautiful. Would recommend to everyone

  • 5 of 5

I loved my stay here. The apartment is a 10 minute walk to the beach and a 15 minute walk to the closest village.

The views from the apartment is incredible, with views of the sea and the surrounding mountains. The apartment itself is spotless and very comfortable.

George and Clare are wonderful hosts, welcoming and very helpful. If you’re lucky George will bring you samples of locally brewed wine.

I cannot recommend this place enough – you’d be a fool not to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a great place!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, a big thank you to George, he is the ideal host!

George picked us up from Heraklion airport, despite the lateness of the hour, then returned us there at the end of the stay.

The apartment is very stylishly appointed, with just about everything we could have needed. The kitchen equipment, in particular, was very good allowing us to cook a full meal when we wanted to. The equipment supplied was only second to our own villa in Florida!

We didn't hire a car since we wanted to chill out for two weeks (but also get some exercise!). George offered on several occasions to drive us to the local supermarket to pick up supplies. We were very grateful, but declined because the larger of the two nearby towns (Agia Pelagia) was an easy, downhill 2.5km walk then we got a taxi all the way back up the hill with our shopping for 10 Euros.

The nearer, smaller, village (Ligaria) was only a 400m downhill walk, so we tackled that when we went there for drinks and/or meals and managed the uphill 400m back on foot. We were a lot fitter on leaving than when we arrived!

The pool area is very spacious with plenty of loungers. My wife swam all through the two weeks, but I found the water a bit cold in the second week when the outside temperature fell from 32 degrees to 22-24 degrees. I suggested to George that a small solar panel for the pool could lift the temperature by a few degrees to make the pool more useable early/late in the season.

We tried not to bother him, but George was always around if you needed him and even left a local mobile to contact him on.

All in all, a wonderful stay which we would recommend to friends and hope to repeat in the near future!

Harry McKerral, Falkirk, Scotland

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Wie man sich erholsamen Urlaub mit optimaler Betreuung vorstellt!

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine herrliche Woche im Aghia Pelaghia. Die Betreuung durch George war hervorragend. Er hat uns sehr familiär aufgenommen und war immer als Ansprechpartner da, wenn Fragen aufgetaucht sind. Er hat auch gleich von sich aus einen Schutz vor dem herausfallen aus dem Bett für unsere 2 1/2 jährige Tochter vorbeigebracht. Die Unterkunft ist wirklich klasse und entspricht einem sehr hohen Standard. Wir kommen gerne einmal wieder.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Magnifique séjour

  • 5 of 5

Très belle location dans un environnement magnifique. Accueil très agréable de Georges dès notre arrivée à l'aéroport. Discret et disponible, il nous a conseillé sur nos visites de l'île. Il s'est même occupé de nous réserver une voiture sur place. Vous arrivez l'esprit tranquille. La location est très bien équipée, au calme avec une vue magnifique. Partez y les yeux fermés, vous ne le regretterez pas !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
0.7 Kilometres
Lygaria Bay
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Malevizi, Heraklion

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Normal 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 16 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
High 2017
17 Jul 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Absolutely no smoking inside the apartment

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Malevizi in Crete

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 61 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • swimming

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