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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property


VILLA IRIS ,close to three villages Adele,Agia Paraskevi and traditional famous Maroulas,offers to the visitors the beauty of nature with the short distance from above villages and beach-as is only 5 minuted drive from it .The house -150sqm-surrounded by country side of 4000 sqm land ,offers all the amentities of modern house with a breathtaking view.All rooms have A.C and can accommodate 7 persons

Floor Layout:

Ground floor: Living room with fireplace and sofa bed for 1 person, dining area, office,full equipped kitchen ,bedroom with 2 single beds , WC/bathroom with shower and washing machine ,terrace to swimming pool and garden with breathtaking view

First Floor: 2 double bedrooms(two single beds and one king bed) with access to balcony, WC/bathroom with bathtub,balcony

Outside area:Furnished terrace and balcony with sea ,villages and mountain view

Garden :Βarbecue, sun beds,outside shower ,children games ,private parking for 2 cars and a 40sq.m private pool with view

Villa can accommodate 6 persons in 3 bedrooms and may extend for 1 more using a sofa bed and has a special, on request baby bed(s)


-Welcome Basket depending your arrival hour

-Changing linen/towel once a week

-Car Rental , with additional discount to our quests

-Transfer service

-Local drinks tasting

Greek Tourim Licence :ΜΗΤΕ 1041Κ91002959401

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Maroulas in Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Washing machine
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • All bedrooms are completely furnished with wardrobe and AC They have access to balkony . 2 additional beds can added and also baby cots
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Lovely villa, fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

We have just had three weeks in this lovely villa. Very comfortable and clean with lots of kitchen tools etc. Dora made us feel very welcome with her gifts of food and wine too. The pool and gardens are beautiful, lots of fruit trees. Enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Villa Iris. It's set up on the hills overlooking the sea just 7 minutes from Platanias with its beaches, restaurants and shops. Rethymnon is a short drive away and it's also easy to access the beaches to the south. All rooms have air conditioning and the small pool is well located and in the sun. Beware of the steep gravelly drive up to the villa making sure your hired car has good brakes and use first gear to go up! Overall we had a lovely stay and Dora was a most helpful and welcoming host. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in a superb location seemingly in quite countryside but only five minutes by car away from the tourist area and very close to the national road so easy to access other parts of the Island.

It is very well equipped and really covers all requirements however I would say the dishwasher is rather small for a family. Dora supplied plenty of linen and towels which were changed after a week and also a cleaning service which was greatly appreciated.

The outside is fabulous with plenty of shaded areas to eat either breakfast outside the kitchen or on the terrace looking out across the valley to the sea or dinner on the BBQ by the pool.

The area is very well supplied with supermarkets and wonderful restaurants either by the sea or in the mountains. I would suggest a car is necessary though in order to thoroughly enjoy the area.

Just a word about Dora - she met us near the villa to guide us there and left a welcoming meal she also returned later with Greek pastries and home made apricot jam and homemade lemonade and brought a further meal as we were about to leave. She was always available if we needed her and was always helpful - a real treasure.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice villa for family vacation

  • 4 of 5

The owner is an amazing person, she is very helpful and very good host. Thank you Dora!

We were 4 adults with 3 children.

Villa is located in a quite place and hided from neighbor's eyes. Plenty of fruit trees make you staying there really sweet and tasty. Grill place is fantastic, the area with stoned furniture is cozy and easy to wash.

Nearest taverna with local food is about 5 minutes walk down. If you want some better service you had to walk 30-40 minutes to the tourist zone. Car is highly recommended, and not only because of villa's location, but to discover the island.

Thing we didn't like but hope that the owner will take care of it:

- beds are hard. If you want to try it at home, put a towel on a floor and lay down. Some people may like it, we don't. Also double bed is curved down to the center, so you are rolling to each other. And again some couples may find it romantic, but it is not after a couple of nights in tension.

- There is no safety barriers along the stone wall in the garden, a person (kids) may fall down from the high of 8-10 meters.

Overall the villa is nice, clean and good located. We would like to come again but only if above mentioned limitations were improved.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the detailed review .But I must notify these: -Its matter of preference the kind of taverna you want to go .There are many restaurants in a touristic area not so far (5 minutes drive)but and evaluated ones with local traditional food (5 minutes walk) -Mattresses are orthopedics -Stone wall is too high (over 2 meters),so is impossible for climbing and then fall -Until now there wasnt any complaint either from anonymus host either from previous, about all above
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  • 5 of 5

If there is a piece of heaven on hearth, this is where it is ! It is absolutely gorgeous !

The brand new villa is very big, very comfortable, very well furnished, quiet, the view is breath taking and the pool delicious.

Not far from the super markets, Rhythmno, the beach and the famous touristic sites and not far from the express way therefore very convenient to go to the sites. It is very well situated in Crete.

We did not want to leave !! It was too good !

Many thanks to Dora, the landlady who has been very very kind.

Do not hesitate ! Go ! You will not regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un pur moment de plaisir

  • 5 of 5

Superbe endroit, cadre exceptionnel, cuisine locale délicieuse, un pur moment de bonheur. La dolce vita crétoise entre montagne et plage, loin du tourisme de masse. Un point de départ pour plein d'excursions ou farniente aux plages ! La piscine est top et la vue splendide !

Dora est une hôte accueillante, sympathique et très attentionné. σας ευχαριστώ pour le poulet, le melon bio, les gâteaux... !!!

La maison est très bien tenue et très propre.

Nous gardons un excellent souvenir. On revient ! Merci encore !!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Maroulas, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
8 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are in Euros
Rates include all taxes, services and usage of air-condition
Cleaning service, including linen and towels change - once a week
Final cleaning is included in the price
Free baby cot and high chair
Welcome Pack

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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