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Charming Holiday Villa Rental Southern Crete - Traditional Cretan Villa

24 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Vori - Villa Sior Nikoletos

Discover the charm of Southern Crete staying at a holiday home in Voroi. This traditional village is protected by Greek cultural heritage law. Just the right spot to spend a relaxing holiday. Voroi used to be the capital of the Pirgiotissa district and many of the traditional stone village houses have neo classical influences giving the village a very special

atmosphere. The villa was built in 1890 by Sior Nikoletos a doctor - from Venetian ancestors that had settled in Crete. The Italian archaeologists F. Halbherr and L. Pernier stayed in this villa in the early 1900's during their excavations at Festos. The villa is registered with the Greek National Travel Organization. All bedrooms have TV and air conditioning. A beautiful renovated house ideal for a very relaxing holiday.

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ioannis Kampourakis (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, German, Greek

Reviews

5
based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Holiday Villa Rental Southern Crete - Traditional Cretan Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

Originale Atmosphäre

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren zu fünft, zwei Eltern mit kleinem Kind (1 1/2 Jahre) und Großeltern, für 10 Tage in der Villa Sior Nikoletos in Voroi. Wir haben noch nie so gastfreundliche Vermieter kennengelernt, die uns am Flughafen abholten und zum ca. 60 km entfernten Haus begleiteten und uns sogar an einem Abend mit original kretischem Essen bekochten. Für Freunde des Ursprünglichen, abseits des Massentourismus, eine echte Empfehlung!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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5

Spacy home in quiet town

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this house very much. Of course you should like the peace of the village but the house is great. The owners were very hospitable and introduced us the neighbourhood. A good restaurant (Alekos) is at 100 meters, we ate there 3 times. The nearest beach is at Kokkinos Pirgos and has free umbrellas. Besides the two small supermarkets in the village there is a big l at the start of Timbaki (5 min by car). The nicest city in the neighbourhood is Matala.

We had a great 2 weeks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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"We spent a wonderful wee...

  • 5 of 5

"We spent a wonderful week in the lovely villa. The owner and his family were very welcoming and treated us with exceptional hospitality. We couldn't have been treated better if we were old friends. The villa was beautifully arranged and lovely and cool in the heat of the day. The village was nice and quiet and yet we were in walking distance of a friendly family restaurant.There was also a bakers and some small shops very close by. It is a good location for exploring the beaches and the ancient sites such as Festos. The owners mother lives next door and she was very kind to us. We had a fantastic week thanks to the generosity shown by the owner and his family. It is a really lovely villa and we would definately recommned it and would certainly come again."

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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"We cannot recommend this...

  • 5 of 5

"We cannot recommend this villa highly enough. It is a beautifully restored old villa in the heart of Voroi, with a large living room and nice bedrooms and a shady garden to sit out in. Opposite is a very friendly taverna with good food. Voroi is very convenient for all the sites and beaches on the south coast.

Most important, however, is the hospitality of the owner and his family: they showed us the way to the villa very late at night on our arrival, and invited us to share Easter with them - a magnificent feast cooked in the outside oven at the side of the villa.

It was a very relaxing, friendly and comfortable place to stay. Very highly recommended."

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Empfehlung für eine perfekte Urlaubsatmosphäre

  • 5 of 5

Wir – vier Männer- hatten uns spontan entschlossen, in diesem Jahr unseren jährlichen Radurlaub auf Kreta zu verbringen.

Fern ab vom Touristenrummel haben wir Vori gewählt und es absolut keinen Moment bereut.

Besonders bedanken möchten wir uns bei unseren sehr netten und hilfsbereiten Gastgebern Maria und Ioannis, die wirklich alles unternommen haben, dass es uns an nichts fehlt.

Das sehr geräumige Haus ist mit sehr viel Liebe traditionell eingerichtet und es ist alles vorhanden was man benötigt.

In nächster Umgebung ist zu Fuß Bäcker, Einkaufsladen, Kaffees oder Apotheke zu erreichen und wir lieben den Kontakt zu den sehr, sehr gastfreundlichen Dorfbewohnern.

Zumal kaufen wir lieber die köstlichen lokalen Produkte im Ort, als in einer Supermarktkette.

Die Taverne von Alekos ist ebenfalls in nächster Nähe, der uns regelmäßig zum Abendessen mit kretischem Essen verwöhnt hat.

Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen und werden wieder kommen…..

Frank, Mathias, Axel und Jörg

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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une maison de rêve

  • 5 of 5

Une maison très agréable dans un petit village crétois typique, proche de nombreuses plages et sites à visiter.

Des commerces accessibles à pied (boulangeries, café, restaurant, superette, pharmacie).

Pour couronner le tout, un accueil chaleureux par Maria et Ioannis qui donnent juste envie de revenir!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Vori
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Golf
60 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Village Square
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Kokkinos Pyrgos
Car: necessary

From Heraklion airport take the national road in direction of Rethymon. Take the exit for Moires.

Follow this road until Moires then follow sign for Tympaki. You pass Festos on your left then next village to your right is Voroi.

Kommos Beach is the nesting ground for the caretta caretta turtle and is proctected by environment law. During the summer months the University of Toronto is excavating a Minoan Palace at Kommos beach. Many other beaches in the area. In Voroi you will find the Museum of Cretan Ethnology. Near by Minoan antiquities: Phaistos, Ag. Triada, Gortyna. Many monasteries and old churches are in the area. Near to Kamilari, Crete.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Vori, Heraklion

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer 4 Persons
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£834
for 7 nights
£834
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 4 Persons
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£476
for 5 nights
From
£95
£667
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall/Winter 4 Persons
1 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£374
for 5 nights
From
£75
£524
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Supplement for heating depending on the season. Key pick up with owner. Discount depending on length of stay. Owner not present on location. Rate depending on the number of persons.
Prices listed are for 4 persons.

30% -50% downpayment - remaining amount 4 weeks before arrival or cash upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Vori in Crete

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 170 m²
  • 0 story
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming

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