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Sea front high quality Villas with Private Beach Facilities - Villa Melia

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights



Villa Melia

Villa Melia is a two-storey villa designed to offer direct view to the sea from the first floor bedrooms and balcony. It can accommodate 4 people in beds and up to 5 people if it is necessary.

Entering the villa there is an open plan area which consisting of the living room with satellite HDTV and Nintendo Wii, the indoor dining area and a fully equipped kitchen of top quality fixtures. Open the doors to the veranda and connect the living room with the pool and the garden. There is a bathroom with shower and a bedroom with 2 single beds which can be transformed to be a double if it’s needed and access to the pool area. On the first floor there is a bedroom with a king size double bed and the bathroom with Jacuzzi. Outdoors the villa has its own fenced private area covered with grass and flowers, a heated pool with hydro massage jet, sun beds and pool alarm for child safety. Next to the pool there is a hot tub! Also there is a sitting area and a gas BBQ station from Porphyritic.

About the property

Thalasses Villas

Thalasses villas are approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K91003163701.

Four luxurious villas in a privileged location 50 m from a private beach. The clear blue sea and exclusive private beach equipped with sun loungers and sunshades will satisfy the most demanding sea and sun worshipers. With facilities and services comparable to luxury hotels only with more privacy, each villa has spectacular views, a peaceful atmosphere and very modern amenities, perfect for restful holidays. The villas are designed with families, couples, newlyweds and those with exquisite taste who can appreciate the tranquillity, comfort and luxury of these unique villas.

There are two different types of villas in the complex. To the front villas “Thoi” and “Persi” which are single-storey, to the rear two-storey villas “Eeanthe” and “Melia”. All the villas have been designed to offer privacy with clear views of the sea!

Created and decorated with high standards, respect to the natural environment and only branded materials as every detail matters for us! Kitchen worktop from “Compac”, bedroom floors from “Kahrs”, white marbles from Greece, water systems from “Grohe”, lights from “Augenti" and “Beca”, “Schüko” doors & windows, beds from “Cocomat” and furniture designed by Poul Christiansen & Boris Berlin (“Gubi dk”) and “Emu” designer Paola Navone are only some of the details which will make your senses to be unforgettably delighted. 

Stay in your private villa, enjoy your freedom and privacy but also take advantage of the complex facilities and hotel services that we can offer. Each villa has private sun beds on the crystal clear water’s edge!

There is a safe organised playground for children, plus a vegetable garden in which you can “use” with our gardener’s help and taste home grown vegetables.

Our free of charge “hotel services” can make the difference for your stay, include cleaning every 3 days, daily operating reception desk and Holiday Advisor & concierge centre where you can take advice or suggestions regarding everything in our island!

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About Kostas Vasilakis

My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012.

I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located.

My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay.

Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together!

My company which called “etouri” is located in 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

Kostas Vasilakis purchased this villa in 2016

What makes this villa unique

What makes Thalasses villas so special:

- Staying in a private sea front villa and enjoying your own private beach facilities is very special!

- Feel the freedom of staying in your own villa but also take advantage of the “hotel style services” that we can offer if you want or need them.

- Created with high standards and branded goods and materials, provides “comfort and luxury in every detail”.

- Private beach and sun beds “on the water” for each villa.

- Safety for children. The complex was designed with child safety in mind. We are offering a variety of facilities for children to occupy their time and leave parents the needed space to relax.

- Security service around the clock.

- Taste our unique Cretan breakfast with fresh products picked from our vegetable garden!

- The location, the complex is located in Piganos Kampos, a peaceful area yet close to everything.

- No need to rent cars if you stay in Thalasses villas.

- Holiday advisor call centre is available exclusively to our guests. Each villa has a landline connection which you can call anytime for any problem, question or just seeking our advice.

- Here, hospitality takes away tensions and offers energy.

Available Rentals

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The swimming pool can be heated with additional 35€ per day upon request.
Breakfast can be served in the villa with additional fee of 15€ per person upon request (children till the age of 9 are free of charge).

Otherwise everything else is included in the price! There are no additional charges in the price!

Payment Schedule
The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation.
The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.


Accommodation and facilities for Villa Meliaaround the Pigianos Kampos around the Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • The swimming pool can be heated with additional 35€ per day upon request.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • 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 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , On the first floor
  • The villa has two bathrooms, one in each floor. Bathrobes and slippers are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , On the ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the first floor
  • All the bedrooms have air condition, closet, Cocomat mattresses Kährs flooring and access to outdoor area. Baby cot is also available.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • 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
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our services include: Shopping before your arrival - Welcome Basket with wine and Cretan treats - Reception desk operating daily in the morning - Cleaning every 3 days - Towel change every 3 days - Daily pool and garden maintenance - Private sun beds on the beach - Pool towels provided - Vegetable garden - Organised children playground - Holiday advisor service available by landline - Detailed list of suggestions in local area Services upon request (extra charge): Daily Cretan traditional breakfast (15€ per person, children till the age of 9 are free of charge) - Laundry and pressing - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa - Spa facilities access nearby - Massage / Beauty treatments - Doctor on call - Baby sitting - Private boat trips to unique beaches - Diving - Car or Bicycle rent - Photographer Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!


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Villa Melia
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful staying

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, amazing private beach, very kind staff. Everything was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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Perfect stay at Thalasses Villas

  • 5 of 5

Could'nt ask for more from a summer location. The villas are completly equiped. Nothing missing and any request was immediatly taken care of. Helpful staff gave us really royal treatment.

We wish the place all the best .they deserve it. Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Best place to stay in the area hands down

  • 4 of 5

We had trouble finding a nice place around the area. Of all the places we passed by, we were glad we found such a great place. Thalasses is clean, has a great staff and is in a pretty central location to some great beaches. The owner gave us some awesome recommendations so be sure to take advantage of his expertise! He was super nice and helpful. We traveled with our 5 and 3 year old daughters. They loved the plunge pool/hot tub in the backyard. I enjoyed having a small kitchen to prep a little food and the beds were comfortable as well. The villa had everything we needed. One of the few places with air conditioning! I would suggest renting a car if you're staying here. There is a private beach with some beach chairs--a great place to catch some sun, but honestly not that great of a sandy beach for kids. Overall, we would totally stay here again if we are back in Crete.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern villa with helpful team

  • 5 of 5

Great villa. Owner and team very helpful. Villa was very well kept and clean - couldn't have asked for more. Beach was clean and quiet. Thank you to the team for a great break

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
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Top end house, great service, super sweet staff

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 12 days at this super nice brand new top end villa a bit outside Rethymnon close to a great beach. Great for families with children, the area is tranquil but with everything close by, tavernas, shops etc. A rented car is a good idea. The host and staff were present every day, super service and super pleasant and very helpfull when we had some problems with sick children during our stay. The Villa is perfect for 4 people, and everything is there. We stayed with 2 bigger children and a 3 year old. It was ok. Beds are top-quality. A usefull small playground and homegrown vegetables for free, super nice. The villas is in a compund of 4 villas - i would say that the two storey villas are more suited for smaller children than the other 2 with one storey. We have had once of our best vacations ever at this place.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Séjour très agréable et reposant

  • 4 of 5

Les directions pour trouver la propriété depuis l'aéroport d'héraklion étaient très précises, nous n'avons eu aucun mal à trouver. Nous avons été accueillis par le propriétaire, très sympathique et avenant. La villa avait été préparée spécialement pour notre lune de miel, et on nous a offert une bouteille de pétillant.

Tout était propre et en très bon état, le ménage était fait quotidiennement et les draps changés tous les 2 jours. Très proche de la plage, et proposant des transats privés, la villa est située à 2 pas de Rethymno, une ville charmante proposant tout ce dont on pourrait avoir besoin ou envie (restaurants, magasins, supermarchés etc).

Côté divertissements, la villa est dotée d'une piscine assez grande et d'un jacuzzi (le notre étant tombé en panne durant notre séjour, le propriétaire n'a pas hésité à nous ouvrir une seconde villa pour que l'on puisse profiter du jacuzzi). Il y a également la télé et un lecteur blu-ray (avec quelques blu-rays mis à disposition également, en anglais toutefois).

La literie était très confortable, et la maison étant située dans un endroit très calme, nous n'avons jamais subi de nuisances sonores.

En bref, un excellent séjour, nécessitant certes un certain budget, mais qui restera dans nos mémoires.

Vivement recommandé !

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
73 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Platanias area
Nearest Ferry
64 Kilometres
Souda (Chania) port
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Traditional tavern
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Our private beach with beach bar facilities
Car: not necessary

Just a 60 minute drive from either of the two Cretan airports, in Heraklion and Chania, Thalasses Villas are found on the sandy stretch of beach on the east side of Rethymno in an area called “Pigianos Kampos". It is a peaceful non crowded area only a few minutes’ walk from your daily provisions or a variety of traditional taverns.

Furthermore, Pigianos Kampos has easy access to the national road and well known tourist areas such as Adelianos Kampos and Platanias which are 3 and 5 minutes’ drive away respectively, here you will find many shops, supermarkets, restaurants and entertainment. A 10 minute drive to the west, you will find Rethymno city with its unique old town centre, Venetian Harbour, marina and the long sandy beach which lies in front of the city.

Thalasses villas are in a unique location for vacations in Crete, close to everything and at the same time, tranquil on your private beach!

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