|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
ESTIA VILLA is in the Cretan village Pagkalochori. She is 75 square meters, with capacity up to 6 people, parking and large jardin.La villa is located in a safe, quiet and green, in a place that makes access to beaches (2km ), supermarkets, taverns, shops (1.5km) easy through the paved road. It is in the middle of the island so our guests can easily visit the eastern and western part of Crete, it is situated between two historic monasteries (Arsani Monastery, Monastery of Arkadi) that are open to the public and nearby tourist shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets, etc. The villa is equipped with all necessary utensils and electrical devices.
It overlooks the pool and garden, which is full of trees locals (orange, lemon, olive, pomegranate, fig etc.), aromatic plants and beautiful flowers!
* VISIT (these websites are written in English): rethymnovillas.blogspot.gr or http://eliavillas.wix.com/villasrethymno *
OUR FAMILY: We are a Cretan family who loves nature, the countryside. We respect our guests and we are seeking to respond to their desires! We are ready to offer you Cretan unforgettable holidays !!
VILLA ESTIA, VILLA ATHINA and VILLA AFRODITI are independent villas placed on a 8.000 square metres piece of land, ideal for couples, families, group holidays (capacity up to 15 persons) and wedding or engagement parties since plenty of outdoor space surrounded by any type of tree, flowers and herbs.
Estia and Athina offer capacity from 1 up to 6 persons, whereas Afroditi accommodates up to 3 persons.
All the villas are fully equipped with all the necessary household appliances, share one swimming pool, brick barbeque, garden table and chairs.
The villas have their own parking space off the street. They are located in the village Pagkalochori, which is a coastal village in Rethymnon on the Greek island Crete, close to beaches, supermarkets and taverns, between two historical monasteries (Monastery of Arsani, Monastery of Arkadi) which are open to the public and 10km far from the centre of Rethymno town. They are in the middle of the island so our guests can easily visit the western and eastern part of Crete. Guests can also visit the nearby traditional villages by walking, hiking or bicycling.
The villas are just 2 km from the beach and have a good access to the nearest beaches of the area (1.5-2km), shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. They've got a beautiful natural and geographical position so that you can visit the eastern and western Crete easily. You can combine your stay with a visit to the closest historical monasteries, Arsani and Arkadi, which are open to the public, archaeological sites (Eleftherna), the nearest picturesque villages (Loutra, Adele, Pigi, Maroulas, Arkadi, Margarites etc) and the town of Rethymno (10km far) with its historic fortress, Archaeological Museum, Old Town and the longest beach in Crete (18 km in length) covering very short distances. You can also go hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in the sea.
During your walking tour you will enjoy the scenic route, the optical memorable and emotional experience offered by the landscape.
Why HOLIDAYS IN CRETE FOR APRIL, MAY, JUNE September?
In these months the island is less crowded and noisy, the beaches are cleaner with less tourists, less traffic on the road, the weather is sunny and warm but not too hot in August, the natural environment are at their best during Spring and of course, the accommodation and food is much cheaper.
All villas can be rented as a complex for weddings, parties and group holidays.
* Number of the Greek Tourism Organisation (EOT): 1041K91002965401
We are a family from Crete, Nicos (Dad), Maria (mum) and Elia (daughter) who loves nature and countryside.
We are happy to take care of our guests and offer them our warm hospitality!
La famille Koutelidakis purchased this villa in 2008
Villa Athina, Villa Afroditi and Villa Estia are named after the three goddesses of ancient Greece.
All the 3 “goddesses” are located in the heavenly peaceful and safe village Pagkalochori, surrounded by any type of trees (e.g olive trees the ultimate symbol in Greek myths), in a spacious garden which gives the sense of freedom, flowers and traditional, local herbs such as "diktamo". The villas are ideal for relaxing, unforgettable holidays for you, your family or friends, with a comfortable outdoor area for children too. Our family is ready to offer you a warm and hospitable welcome along with an experience of cretan culture, with the best possible quality at affordable prices.
Pagkalochori in Rethymno is a village near Sfakaki and Stavromenos at an altitude of about 80 metres. The closest villages to Pagkalochori are: Sfakaki, Skaleta, Stavromenos, Loutra, Pigi, Asteri, Arkadi etc. The villas are situated in the middle of the island so you can easily visit the eastern and western part of the island. They are close enough to the beaches of the area (1.5-2km), between two historical monasteries, Arkadi and Arsani monastery, which are open to the public. The villas are close to touristic shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets etc. The resort of Platanes is just a 5-minute drive away from Pagkalochori with more shops etc. The villas are 10km far from the centre of Rethymno town. What you can do in the nearby area where the villas are located is swimming, sunbathing, walking, bicycling and visiting the small traditional villages while enjoying the spectacular countryside view on your way.
- Villa Estia Villa Athina Villa Afroditi are independent and are located in the traditional Cretan village, Pagkalohori. The village is quiet, safe and surrounded by greenery. They are 2 km from the nearest beaches and 10 km from the center of Rethymnon.
- The villas are ideal for families, couples and for children of all ages. They are in the middle of the island so our guests can easily visit the eastern and western part of Crete !!!
- The villas share a large garden, full of locals trees (orange, lemon, olive, pomegranate, fig etc.), aromatic plants and beautiful flowers! They are located near the beaches of the region (2km away), between two historic monasteries, and Arkadi Arsani, which are open to the public. The villas are close to tourist shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets and they are located 10km from the city of Rethymno.
What you can do in the area, where the villa is walking, biking, and visit traditional villages and enjoy the spectacular views of the countryside on your way.
To be recommended most enthusiastically and with no hesitation whatsoever!! Nobody could possibly be anything but delighted with the villa, the property, and the hospitality of the wonderful hosts!! The pictures online do not do the place justice at all - it is totally modern, well-lit, and VERY spacious.
We rented a villa for one week as a family (two adults, one grown-up child) and were absolutely thrilled. We have travelled extensively and are very particular, but this accommodation is SPOTLESSLY CLEAN, gorgeous, and very convenient. ALL the appliances, etc. work perfectly (the shower leaves a flood, but this is common all over Greece), the pool is always immaculate, the beds are terrifically comfortable, and there is tons of closet space provided. The kitchen is well-stocked with pans, etc. and you can do proper cooking if you wish. The AC also works perfectly and there are units in every room. Even though we were there in mid-summer, there is a lovely breeze and we never had to use the AC overnight. I can't praise this accommodation enough - the family who runs it is absolutely lovely and I wish them the very best.
"July 2012- I have just arrived back with my wife and 2 daughters aged 7 and 4 from Villa Estia. From the moment we arrived Nicos and Maria made us feel very welcome. The villa and grounds were immaculately clean. We were greeted with a lovely traditional Cretan meal which was a real surprise and treat. This allowed us to relax, unpack and settle into our holiday surroundings. Our children enjoyed the use of the pool which we often had to ourselves. We also enjoyed a lovely evening BBQ cooked by Nicos and Maria. The villa is very well located to local beaches and Rethymnon town which is only 10 kms away. We would highly recommend this villa if you are after a peaceful relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings."
We had a great time. The kids loved the pool. You are surrounded by olive trees and there's plenty of shade when it's too hot. The houses are separated from each other by the trees so quite private. It is spacious, in the middle of the countryside but only 15 minutes drive from Rethymon center and 10 for the beach. The hosts are adorable. Definitely recommend!
La villa et le jardin sont encore plus beaux que sur les photos ! La villa est très confortable et très bien entretenue. Le jardin est magnifique avec ses oliviers centenaires, ses citronniers, figuiers... Il faut aussi imaginer les odeurs et le chant des cigales ! Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques et accueillants ! La présence de 2 autres villas sur le même site n'est pas du tout gênante. Il n'y a pas de vis-à-vis. Il y a juste la piscine à partager pour la plus grande joie des enfants qui se font des copains ! La location est située à quelques km de Rethymnon, dans 1 petit village. On peut facilement s'approvisionner à proximité (en voiture). C'est 1 adresse que nous recommanderons à tous nos amis.
Nous remercions la famille KOUTELIDAKIS pour leur accueil chaleureux et généreux.
Le gîte est très bien entretenu, pratique et bien équipée. Le jardin et la piscine sont très agréables. Elia et sa famille se rendent disponibles tout en restant discrets.
Nous recommandons cette location.
Carole,Laurent,Camille,Simon et Adèle.
Nous garderons un excellent souvenir de ce sejour . Accueil formidable de cette famille elia maria et monsieur nikos . Quelle amabilite ils se sont comportes avec nous comme si nous appartenions a leur famille . Nous retournerons sur ce lieu de vacances . Nous avons bien apprecie les petites specialites maison qu ils nous ont donnes au cours de notre sejour . RESPECT ENVERS CETTE FAMILLE merci merci
Coming from Heraklion via the national road, 8 km before reaching the town of Rethymno and 500 meters from the village Stavromenos, turn right and go down the old highway, turn right again, go under the bridge, there in front of you there is a roundabout which leads you to the Monastery of Arsani. Continue driving and at the end of the village on the right side you will see the villas.
Coming from Chania via the highway. pass Rethymnon and 8 kilometers far from the city the village Stavromenos is located . 500 meters west from the village there is a node, follow the left path to monastery of Arsani. After the monastery you will encounter the village Pagalohori. Go ahead and at the end of the village on the right side you will see the villas.follow directions for...,
The villa is situated in the quiet, traditional village Pagalohori. It¢s is in the middle of the island so you can easily visit the eastern and western part of the island. It's near to the beaches of the town, between two historical monasteries, Arkadi and Arsani monastery, which are open to the public. The villas are close to touristic shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets etc. The resort of Platanes is just a 5 minute drive away from Pagalohori with more shops and bars. The villa is 10km far from the centre of the town, Rethymno (www.rethymno.gr). What you can do in the nearby area where the villa is located is walking, bicycling, and visiting the small traditional villages while enjoying the spectacular countryside view on your way.Local cuisine