3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
- English, Greek
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
A lovely little house that was prefect for myself and children for our 2 week holiday on Crete. Positioned nicely in between the town with all of the restaurants and shops and the beach just down the hill.
We didn't rent a car for the stay except for one day to visit the North East of the island, but did feel as though we really needed it. We took books, lots of books although I spent most of the time admiring the view. It is very quiet, with only occasional music sounds drifting up from the resort down the hill. The Fish restaurant on the first beach was fabulous. We loved the beach further along where the service by the beach staff was also really good.
The house itself is described perfectly, 5 star luxury it isn't, but we didn't want that. We had what we needed, everything we needed for cooking (but who wants to cook when there are such good restaurants nearby anyway), the fridge was plenty big enough to keep the beer and wine cold. My kids (13 & 18) loved the roof terrace, and called the outside WC 'a poo with a view'. We were looked after very well by the Aunt and Uncle of Orestis, especially when we managed to lock the key in the upstairs room. (Thank you!)
We had daily visits from the lovely dog next door - we named Tarmac, he had a little game of pinching flip flops if they were left out at night, but they were returned. The lovely little cat eventually became our other best friend - who we named Patio. I really appreciated the space around the house itself, the patio and the shade. Space and air with beautiful trees and flowers - gorgeous.
A lovely, lovely stay and we we defiantly be coming back. Sorry for the late posting of this review, I have become very laid back since we got back.
after much thought we decided ' aaahhh'
typical cretan home, bedrooms only just big enough, kitchen minimal, cockrels waking you up,stoney road to villa,and you have to adopt a cat.
absolutley loved the place.,
agios cente 15 min walk ( in flip flops)
lake 20 mins ( same flip flops).
good beachs ,10 to 20 min walk.
agios is to die for. more reseraunts and choice than you will ever need.
owner, ore is brilliant , responding quickly and positivley to suggestions.
if you want hotel life dont book this villa.
if you yearn for something authentic and somewhere to be yourself this is perfect
Graham, many thanks for your kind review! As hosts we couldn't have asked for better guests 14 days have past so fast and so smoothly! You have been a great communicator and helped us to improve our little place. You are welcome any time and we would love hosting you again!
All the Best with Kindest of my Regards
Well if you are looking for a 5⭐️ Hotel this isn't the place for you ! But if you are looking to stay in typical small Greek Villa you have found one of the best!!! The views are to die for. There is a manageable kitchen , now complete with sandwich maker ( which we used to toast bread for breakfast ) used the oven to cook chicken for an evening meal. The outside area is just the best. There is a large table and we used the captains chairs which I found very comfortable. There is a laundry room and an outdoor toilet with a hand shower . So nice to use after the walk home from the beach. There is also the outdoor shower which is a godsend when temperatures hit 46 degrees which it did for us ! Views of the sea and the mountains will stay with me . You can hear dogs barking and cockrills at different times of the day . The walk to the beach took a few minutes over some rough ground then a short walk through a hotel complex. The first beach has lovely restaurants but no sun beds but the sea is amazing. We loved Almiros beach . It was only another 5 minutes round the bay. You could have 2 sun beds and an umbrella for 7 euros and the lady even gave you a bottle of ice cold water each ! The location of Villa Frog has to be the best. So close to supermarkets, bakery and just a little further (no more than 10 min walk) to Agios Nikolaos. There is so much to see and do and over 100 restaurants (most of which overlook the beautiful sea. I think you can gather we had the most wonderful time. Orestis and his family are so kind and helpful, it was so good to know I could contact him if there were any problems which there were none ! Orestis sent very detailed instructions for everything. He even talked to our very Greek taxi driver to give him the final directions. There is a bit of a dirt track road before the drive which taxis refuse to drive on but it is only a 100 yards or so. We would always walk to AN and get a taxi back , I always found it easier to ask to be dropped at the Police station. On our departure Uncle came to take our cases to the police station where we met our taxi. I know this is a long review but I hope it gives a very clear picture of a wonderful place to stay. Thank you Orestis ☀️
Hello Diane and many thanks for your kind comments. I just noticed the reply button to the comments and I thought of writing you back. You have been great and we would like to welcome you back whenever you want!
Wishing you all the Best!!
This little villa is small and comfortable. Just perfect for a quiet stay. With a view of the nearby bay, and waking up to the sounds of local chickens, you have the feeling you are in a remote and private sanctuary. Yet it is a mere 5 minute walk from the center of the busy and active Agios Nikolaos, nearby beach, and minutes away from the main highway leading you to all points on the island. The host and his family are gracious and welcoming.
Many thanks for your review! You have been fantastic guests and it was our pleasure hosting you and we sincerely hope to see you again soon!!
All the best!
La maison est petite, mais bien équipée, avec climatisation et très bon Wifi. Les extérieurs sont très agréables, et la douche extérieure parfaite, à l'abri des regards. La maison est sur une colline "comme à la campagne" au calme, mais avec une très belle plage de sable fin à 10 minutes à pieds et également à 10 minutes à pieds du centre ville très animé. On entend juste parfois les animations (Françaises...) de l'hotel-club à 200m, mais ça ne dure pas longtemps, heureusement! La location est très bien située pour des excursions proches (belles gorges à Krista à moins de 10 km par exemple). Le propriétaire est très disponible et d'une réactivité exemplaire. Nous y retournerons très probablement!