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Outdoor heated jacuzzi, sauna, pool, mini golf & more!Full privacy!2 km to beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Jet stream pool, playground, table tennis, BBQ facilities! Close to shops!

Maratho Villa is a wonderful countryside villa, located in the picturesque village of Xiro Horio just 2,5 km from Rethymno town, close to the beach and restaurants. Maratho Villa is a luxurious, ground floor villa of high quality standards, that consists of two independent buildings. Maratho Villa extends in 160 sq. m. proving comfortable accommodation for up to 8 guests in its two bedrooms and the lovely loft, situated in the garden! The Villa combines a mixture of traditional and modern residence style with rustic touches and provides total privacy and tranquility. Tastefully decorated, this villa can satisfy even the most demanding guests, providing all modern conveniences and amenities. The villa overlooks the surrounding area and small hills, offering a magnificent view to the trees and cretan clear blue sky.



Main Building

The open plan living room, tastefully and discreetly decorated features a fireplace and cozy sofas that open up and can accommodate one more guest! In this area you can relax and have fun watching your favourite movie on the DVD player or playing your favourite Playstation game on the 44’ flat-screen TV. Also this area provides direct access to the pool and the huge outside area that covers 1 acre and is just perfect for the younger guests to enjoy their time there. The fully equipped kitchen provides all the amenities ideal to prepare your homemade meals! Also a dining area where you can enjoy your homemade meals is next to the living room! Furthermore, there are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds, that can be joined an form a King size bed if you wish! This bedroom also offers direct access to the outside areas and pool. Additionally a family bathroom with a bathtub can be found in this area!


Additionally in the garden you can find a loft, built with the same philosophy and taste as the main building, that can accommodate 4 more guests in its romantic and pastel decorated bedroom featuring a double bed. Also the sofa in the living room can be transformed into a double bed! A flat screen TV can also be found there.The loft also provides a kitchenette next to the living room area. Another bathroom with shower can also be found!


Externally, the villa is built with stone providing a classic, yet modern look. At the stone paved terrace, a wonderful private swimming pool (35 m2 and 1.10-1.80 deep) with hydro massage capacity, awaits you to offer a unique summer experience and total relaxation! A portable protective fence around the pool can be provided upon request. The pool area is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas, located in a huge space, full of trees, giving ample opportunity to enjoy the sun where it shines all summer long!

Additionally, next to the pool there is a wooden sauna room, where you can relax naturally, before entering the pool, as well as a comfortable siting area, below a shaded pergola!

Furthermore, on the other side of the pool, there’s even a private, two-seater, heated Jacuzzi, for those who prefer to stay cool and under the shade at the same time! Spoil yourselves by using the 16 hydromassage jets, the 16 aeromassage led jets or enjoy a chromotherapy session while listening to the radio or your favourite music from your mp3 or mobile phone!

To make things even better, just besides the jacuzzi there’s a lovely relaxing area, featuring a double bed! On top of that, a private mini golf court to practice your skills and have fun, while your kids are having fun at the playground area which can be found a few steps away! Swings, a slide, a ping pong table, children’ s toys, a garden swing, a hammock and even a pond with turtles will keep our young guests busy and extremely happy!

Finally, fully equipped BBQ facilities are available outdoors, along with a traditional oven and a dining area, in a great shaded area, giving you the chance to prepare your family meals and try for al fresco dining! Spend some quality time with your loved ones!

Property notes

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Quality towels, pool towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes once per week.

- Pool and garden attendance once per week.

- Baby cot and high chair available upon request!

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the Villa.

- Free, parking space inside the villa premises.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a top mount fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, microwave, french coffee maker, frappe coffee maker, washing machine, hair dryer, 44’ flat screen TV with satellite reception, DVD player, Playstation console, iron and iron board. Cooking utensils and first aid kit also provided!

- All doors and windows have mosquito screens.

- 24h/7 days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and have a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this villa in 2013

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Xiron Chorion

A wonderful countryside villa, with excellent location, that combines a mixture of modern and traditional residence style,tastefully decorated, providing all modern amenities. The place that the villa is located is like a paradise hidden away from everything but very close to shops and super markets.

What makes this villa unique

Maratho Villa is a luxurious Villa, located in Xiron Chorion village and it's conveniently located just 2 km away from the beach, cafes and restaurants! The Villa boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a 35m2 pool, BBQ facilities and amazing country side views!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Xiron Chorion around the Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • After a day spent exploring streets and squares, have a convenient and comfortable bathroom all to yourself is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , direct access to the pool
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , the single beds can be joined and form a King size bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Babysitting, Private Chef, Massage, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Airport transfer, Yoga private lessons, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Pastry Cook, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!


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Outdoor heated jacuzzi, sauna, pool, mini golf & more!Full privacy!2 km to beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Villa Maratho was a lovely villa ~ perfect for our family. The villa was well appointed with everything you could need to create a home from home. The outside area is possibly the villa's best feature with many different areas offering sun or shade ~ a lovely pool and grounds which were well maintained. The owners were very hospitable with gifts from home, produce from the villa's garden and treats from the local bakery. Local beaches and restaurants are only a short drive away. A very chilled out holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tracey, thank you for this amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Perfect villa, perfect location,

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful, very modern, clean with absolutely everything we needed. The setting was perfect, peaceful and very private but only a short drive to beach, shopping and nightlife in rythymno. The grounds with the Orchards next door were so nice we ended up having barbecues and sitting in the garden most evenings. It was the perfect location for families with children or to squeeze in a larger or extended family, grandparents etc. We enjoyed the hammocks and swings in the garden and the pool was great and regularly cleaned and checked. We have already made plans to return next year. Thanks for an exceptional holiday that exceeded expectations!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stewart , we are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 5 of 5

We were 2 families with 4 little kids

We really enjoied the garden and the pool

The house is fully equiped which make us feel at home

The owner is charming and helpfull

I highly recommand!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ofir, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 5 of 5

We hebben een geweldig verblijf gehad! De eigenaresse (Maria) en haar vader zijn meer dan gastvrij en de villa heeft alles wat je nodig hebt en dan nog meer: een jacuzzi, een extra huis met douche en slaapkamer, midgetgolf, tafeltennis, zwembad, en dat alles op Prive terrein. In 1 woord: geweldig!

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
72.5 Kilometres
Chania International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
EO Rethymnou/Herakliou/Chaniwn
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Taverna Mountaki
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Rethymno Beach
Car: recommended

Villa Maratho is located in the wonderful village of Xiron Chorion, set just 5 minutes driving from Rethymno town and is an ideal holiday destination. The perfect place for those who want to escape city life and enjoy the peace and tranquility of Cretan countryside.

The village is located among olive trees and offers amazing countryside views, at an altitude of 100 meters. In the village within a few meters, on foot, there is a traditional cafe as well as a canteen.

The closest beach is Misiria, just 5 minutes away by car which is a sandy organised beach, ideal for families.

In Misiria and Perivolia, there are all the shops that you might need, such as super markets, tavernas, cafes, small shops and various other facilities.

Due to its ideal location, close to the lively town of Rethymno and from its sandy beaches, 7 minutes away by car,, Xiro Chorion is the perfect place to choose and offers plenty of choices and chances to experience moments that will be memorable to you!

Every corner of this area is worthy of exploration, following your interests; historic sites, charming villages and mountain trails. It is a living, breathing community!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Xiron Chorion,

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low season
1 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
12 Oct 2018 - 17 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
18 Oct 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Dec 2018 - 1 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
2 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Mid Season
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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