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AKTIS - Friendly and sweet in the heart of Crete

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

By Crete center - Easy access to Elafonisi, Santorini, Samaria, Knossos etc

-Its a newly renovated apartment, surrounded by gardens and pool.

-Cheerful, sunny, thoroughly cleaned, fresh smelling, surrounded by gardens and pool.

-Cleaning includes disinfecting door handles, light switches, TV remotes.

- Perfect for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Honeymoons.

-We love it and we know you will too. The design has been created by my mother Filitsa, architect, from inside her heart.

-But it’s not only about design, it’s about hospitality: Filitsa will personally offer you coffee EVERY MORNING and chat with you. Any time you need me I am reachable (24/24 & 7/7) only a phone call away and I answer very fast.

-After the reservation is accepted, I will email you all necessary information how to get to the apartment and will also request some travel details from you to plan the check in.

-We will provide a personal meeting for check in as well as e-mail and phone support during the whole stay. -The keys will be handed to you directly on arrival.

-Please be sure to leave the room at 11 AM precisely, we need the day to clean the studio entirely before the next guest arrive. Thanks for your understanding.

The studio includes: 1 quality double (Cocomat) queen bed, a fully equiped kitchenette, AC, flat-screen TV, veranda with outdoor furniture and a beautiful bathroom (towels provided). Paintings, sculpture works, pottery and porcelain everywhere.

- Facilities: Balcony, Patio, Garden view, Satellite channels, Flat-screen TV, Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Iron, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area, Mosquito net, Wardrobe/Closet.

-Cleaning products, Clothes rack, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Slippers, Kitchenette, Refrigerator, Microwave, Dining area, Electric kettle, Kitchenware, Oven, Toaster, Barbecue, Boiler, Coffee machine.

-Baby cot available (free)

- Ladies, of course there is A HAIRDRYER (free of charge).

-2 seat dining table, Outdoor furniture, Outdoor dining area, Towels, quality linen.

-Shared outdoor pool.

- Sun loungers are featured at the sun terrace by the pool. Facilities include a hot tub and pool towels.

-Free, off-street parking just in front of my place.

-Free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout.

-Free safe in the room

-Free relax-spots with sun loungers

-Free Bathrobe, slippers, pool-towels,

-Free toiletries

-Free coffee & local pastries/sweets every morning.

-Free BBQ on the rooftop.

ME AND MY GUESTS

- I will personally greet you upon arrival and I will personally offer you the welcome drink. I will inform you about all activities in the area.

- ACTIVITIES IN RETHYMNO:

- “Food and Wine festival” in June.

- “Renaissance festival” in July.

-Several Music and theater performances in August-September.

-I strongly suggest a visit to the new archeological Eleutherna archeological area & museum spread across 2,000 square meters. Located just 30 km far from my place, Eleutherna archeological area is supposed to be probably more important than Knossos.

- Tennis court overlooking the Cretan Sea just 5 min. drive from my place, in a beautiful natural setting . Available for rent, for 7 euro/hour.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

-The neighborhood, Atsipopoulo village, is great. Narrow streets, kind friendly people, peacefull atmosphere.The houses have a unique beauty with patios, arched doors, roofs and terraces. You can feel on them concentrated Venetian art, oriental opulence and Cretan tradition.

It provides a wide choice of cafes, restaurants, bars and supermarkets selling all the fresh food and bread you would want during your stay.

In detail: (A few steps away from my place):

- Supermarket PAVLAKIS main road, 25 m. to the left.

- VERSUS café, main road, 15 m. just opposite.

- Bakery, main road, 40 m. to the right.

- Pharmacy, main road, 120 m. to the left.

-Patisserie, main road, 150 m. to the right

-- Recommended restaurants in Atsipopoulo (in walking distance): Gazoza - Rodinos – Gaganis – Manolis - Britzoladiko

- Delivery food service available.

- Atractions nearby: Art Room, Gym, Cafe, Museum, Night club, Park, Restaurants.

-Several marvelous beaches with pure nature and crystal water nearby.

-Easy access to the motorway for Crete's greatest - must see - attractions like Elafonisi Beach, Balos Lagoon, Samaria Gorge as well as boat-trips to Santorini island.

-Easy access to the town of RETHYMNO, only 6 min drive.

-RETHYMNO:

A small stunning town 6 min drive from my place offers great restaurants, lovely sightseeing, bars, cafes and more.

Recomended places in Rethymno:

1. RESTAURANTS:

1st class restaurants in Rethymno

Veneto - Prima Plora - Alana - Avli - Maistros

2nd class restaurants in Rethymno:

Agrimia - En Plo -- Avgo tou Kokora - Jimmy’s-seefood & grill

& Kombos

2. BEST BEACHES:

Perivolia: Distance 9,81 km

Platanias: 10,79 km

Petres: 9,80 km

Panormo: 27,52 km

Bali: 38,80 km (rare natural beauty)

Plakias: 35,98 km (rare natural beauty)

Preveli: 40 km (rare beauty)

Triopetra: 47,27 km (rare beauty)

Damnoni: 34,52 km (rare natural beauty)

Agia Galini: 53 km

Agios Pavlos: 55 km (rare natural beauty)

Elafonisi: 87 km (rare natural beauty)

GETTING AROUND

-A car is strongly recommended.

-Easy access to the motorway for Crete's greatest attractions: Elafonisi, Balos, Samaria, as well as boat trips to Santorini.

-For your transportation from/to the airport/port etc taxi service is provided upon request.

-Taxi appointments are also possible.

Distance from CHANIA airport, 65 km. Distance from HERAKLION airport, 80 km. There is a bus connection to and from the town of Rethymno every 1 hour. Taxi, 6 min. drive, cost 6 euro.

OTHER

This property is licenced by the Greek Ministry of Tourism (EOT license) and it is legally rented to guests from around the world.

We have the most flexible cancelation policy in case that your plans change.

More Details

Property Manager
Filitsa Kalergi
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Filitsa Kalergi

My name is Manolis. I am 36 years old. I was born in nearby town of Rethymno. I have grown up & lived in sunny Crete. I have graduated on Business Administration at the University of Luton, UK. I love sports and I love traveling.

As a local, I can help you get the most out of your visit to this great island that I live in, know and love. Whenever you need me I will be only one phone call away.

I am excited to welcome you, together with my mother (architect) and father (physician).

Let me be your host and I will provide you with information, maps, directions. I will suggest places, restaurants and attractions, all the must-see places! I will help you take with you a little or a lot of the magic of this dream island.

Filitsa Kalergi purchased this studio in 1985

Why Filitsa Kalergi chose Rethymnon area

Because this property is really adorable. Not only the quiet village atmosphere but also the kind friendly people living there. Climate is dry and healthy for asthma and more. Old houses coming of the past, here and there.

Most of the houses have a unique beauty with patios, arched doors, roofs and terraces. You can feel concentrated on them the Venetian art, the oriental opulence as well as Cretan tradition. Atsipolpoulo is a very interesting village. The houses have a unique beauty with patios, arched doors, roofs and terraces. You can feel on them concentrated Venetian art, oriental opulence and Cretan tradition.

The strategic importance of the village gave rise to many battles during the Ottoman occupation and to its eventual destruction by the Turks in 1866; many villagers earned a reputation in this period as brave warriors. The village was also the birthplace of several important men of letters, such as G. Chortatsis, author of the Cretan Renaissance dramas The Sacrifice of Abraham and Erophili.

To this day Atsipopoulo remains one of the most beautiful villages on Crete, not least because the inhabitants were quick to realise the value of its architectural features.

These have been respected, preserved and made such good use of that the village retains the appearance and grandeur of Venetian times.

Visitors are sure to be enchanted by the neighbourhoods, with their courtyards and doorways bearing dates from the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as by the village's churches and other buildings.

Accommodation, dining and entertainment facilities are all available. In short, visitors attracted to Atsipopoulo are guaranteed to leave the area as the finest ambassadors Cretan tourism could wish for.

What makes this studio unique

-Feel at home.

-Exceptional design, Art paintings, sculpure, keramics everywhere.

-We personally offer free coffee, free fresh orange juice and treats every morning

-Easy access to the motorway for Crete's greatest - must see - attractions like Elafonisi Beach, Balos Lagoon, Samaria Gorge as well as boat-trips to Santorini island.

-Book with just 25% deposit. -Free Cancelation if your plans change.

-Free off-street parking

--Free high speed Wi-Fi access in all areas.

-Free toiletries

-Your room includes a fully equipped kitchen and a supermarket is available in a 2 minutes walking distance.

-Free barbeque in terrace with fantastic view. -Any time you need me, I am only a phone call away from you.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Atsipopoulo in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • New stylish bathroom that will loosen up your tired mind and body, and will isolate you away from stress. There are bathrobes, towels, toiletries, hairdryer etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • 1 double cocomat bed 1 baby-cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
-Free off-street parking just outside the building. -Free safe in your room. -Free, high-speed Wi-Fi access in all areas -Free relax-spots with sunchairs -Free bathrob -pool-towels -Free toiletries -Filitsa will personally offer free tea - coffee etc. every morning while giving you all information that will make you feel like a local

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

AKTIS - Friendly and sweet in the heart of Crete
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Stayed only 3 nights here as part of a longer trip across Greece and could have easily stayed twice as long or more. We stayed in Studio AKTIS which was small but well equipped, nicely decorated, and comfortable.

Lovely common areas including the roof deck with great views and the heated pool. Although outside of town, a great base for exploring the entire area and very short drive to downtown.

Filetsis and Minoli gave us a beautiful, warm welcome and instantly made us feel that we were home. Thank you, Calergi for a lovely introduction to Rethymno and the wonderful island of Crete! We will return as soon as we can!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
CHANIA
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
VERSUS
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
CHANIA
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
NATIONAL ROAD
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
MANOLIS TAVERNA
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
RETHYMNO

Our location is ATSIPOPOULO village, 6 minutes drive from the charming town of Rethymno, in the middle of island of Crete. Narrow streets, kind friendly people, peacefull atmosphere around us. Atsipolpoulo is a very interesting village. The houses have a unique beauty with patios, arched doors, roofs and terraces. You can feel on them concentrated Venetian art, oriental opulence and Cretan tradition. Just 5 min. drive from our hotel, in a beautiful natural setting there is a Tennis court overlooking the Cretan Sea. Always available to rent for 7 euro/hour.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Atsipopoulo, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
APRIL-MAY-JUNE
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£51
for 1 night
From
£51
 
 
JULY-AUGUST
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£462
for 6 nights
From
£77
 
 
SEPTEMBER
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£68
for 1 night
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£68
 
 
OCTOBER
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£51
for 1 night
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£51
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£51
for 1 night
From
£51
 

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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