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Fantastic sea view house in Crete

Bedrooms 2
Space 88 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

An old stone Cretan traditional house totally renovated with modern facilities and still with the ambient of Cretan architecture, with maginficent view of the sea and mountains.Sofia is located in Gallos Village and offers views of the Cretan Sea. It features a garden and a furnished sun terrace. Free private parking is possible on site.Also you can use free the swimming pool and the private beach and have 30% off of all facilities(Romantic à La Carte Beachfront Restaurant with Cretan and Mediterranean Specialties, enjoying the amazing sunset,Chill out Lounge Bar and Café under palm trees with great views and sounds of the ocean,Outdoor Pool

Children's Pool,Playground,Free wi-fi in all areas,Laundry service

Private Beach with Sun beds and Umbrellas free of charge) of Petradi Beach Lounge Hotel which is just 2 minutes away from Vila sofia

The air-conditioned accommodation includes a living room with a flat-screen TV and a fireplace. There is also a full kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven. A bathroom with a bath, hairdryer and free toiletries comes standard.

A supermarket is within 300 metres, while the closest restaurant is 500 metres away. Sofia is 66 km from Heraklion International Airport.

More Details

manatakis Nikiforos
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gallos in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 88 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Fantastic sea view house in Crete
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Comfortable, clean and functional accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and used it as a good base to explore. The owner Nikiforous was very friendly and helpful and couldn't do too much for us.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Village house

  • 3 of 5

This was a great place close to Rethyminon old town' away from the hustle and bustle. There is a Taverna nearby called Christos Taverna that was amazing! The best food we had in 5 weeks in Greece. All home cooked by the mother with produce and meat from their own farm. They even make their own wine. Gallos Village is a nice area to walk around and explore with many old Cretan stone houses. The only down side to the house we stayed at was the very steep stairs to the sleeping areas and bathroom. It is more of a ladder and I would be very careful with small children and elderly people. My elderly mother in law found it very difficult to manage and we were nervous every time she had to go up or down the stairs. The owners were very helpful and I would like to go back with just my wife one day. Thanks a lot.

Joe and sonya Antonellis

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for goods words we will try the best always to be better ,you are very nice and polite ,hope all the quest to be like you
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Very nice and very clean!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben zwei Wochen im Sommer hier gewohnt und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Der Vermieter ist sehr nett und sehr bemüht, dass alles ok ist. Empfängt einen sogar mitten in der Nacht.

Das Haus ist sehr sauber, hat tolle Klimaanlagen u.a. Nur eine Waschmaschine fehlt.

Eine Auto ist nötig, aber Parkplatz gibt es vor der Tür.

Unser kleiner Sohn (4 Jahre) mußte jedoch bei der Treppe immer beaufsichtigt werden, da er durch das Gelände herunter fallen konnte.

Das Haus ist aber sehr zu empfehlen und wir würden es wieder mieten.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your good rewiew
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A very good week in gallos!

  • 4 of 5

We spent A very good week in this little villa in this little village far away from the croud of tourist in rethymnon

Wé enjoyed very much Nikiforos who was was very kind with us the access To his hôtel and the private beach was well appreciate.

Next time Nikiforos Will change the mattress of the bed😉 !

A very good adress for holidays and the Taverna Christos in the village is great

Et pour les français on recommande vraiment l adresse qui nous plonge vraiment dans l ambiance d un petit village crétois.les enfants ont bcp aimé jouer aves les chatsle soir. La taverne est vraiment très bien, les fleurs de courgettes farcies sont top!

Dominique ,Christophe,Damien and Clément

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
57 Kilometres
chania airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
rethymno old city bars
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Rethhymno port-marina
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
marias taverna
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
koumpes beach
Car: necessary


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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