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Alexis Bolarakis

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Villas Daedalos & Ikaros: Modern Villas With Private Pools And Spectacular Views - Villa Ikaros - 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps up to 5)

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Plaka - GR2847

Villa Daedalos and Villa Ikaros in Plaka, Nr. Almirida, Chania, Crete, Greece - Absolute Privacy, 10 Min Walk To The Centre Of The Village, 1.5km From The Beach

Apokoronas, in the western part of Crete, is one of the most beautiful and greenest regions of the island and a perfect starting point for the traveller who seeks an escape from the ordinary. Lying at the foot of Lefka Ori, the region is described by its pure nature, providing the visitor the opportunity to explore untouched natural landscapes. With its diverse and dynamic character, with its endless sandy beaches and the picturesque villages, the mountains, the amazing canyons and the fresh water springs, is sure to charm you. Villas Ikaros and Daedalos are located just outside the beautiful village of Plaka, in Apokoronas district, and stand isolated in a 12000sqm private green hill. This unique site, with the unobstructed views and the absolute privacy, is the ideal place for truly magical vacation. Far away from the sounds of the city and all the unwanted disturbances, let yourself in a landscape, in which the colors and scents create the scenery of an earthly paradise.

Details for holiday villa Villa Ikaros - 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps up to 5), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Bedroom 1: double anatomic bed.

Bedrooms 2+3: two twin anatomic beds each.

Living room: sofa which is converted to bed.

All bedrooms have access to the garden and panoramic views.

Allergy pillows and 100% cotton sheets. Linen / blankets by Cocomat.

Fully equipped bathroom with spacious bathtub. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, WC. Fully equipped kitchen: Electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, coffee maker, juicer, toaster, kettle, full set of cutlery.

Open plan living and dining room : dining room, lounge (double sofa which is converted to bed), wood stove, TV, CD/DVD player.

Linen and towelling included / change twice a week (daily change upon request)

Property Cleaning twice a week (daily cleaning under request)

Pool cleaning twice a week

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Alexis Bolarakis (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English, Greek


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)
Villa Ikaros - 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps up to 5)
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Fantastic location and a beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at Villa Ikaros over the summer of 2015 and can say with absolute conviction that this was the best and most luxurious holiday we have had as a family.

The pictures of the views from the villa simply don't do it enough justice, it will simply take your breath away when you first round the corner to the pool.

The fact that we had such a quiet location and yet the local village, with surprisingly good restaurants, was a fairly easy walk (at least it was following a few cold beers) just sums up how perfect the setting is.

We have been all over the world and this is the only place where the possibility of a return visit has been discussed.



  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic - Great views, beautiful Villa,

  • 5 of 5

It's a beautiful place to stay, very private, luxurious but simple. there is loads of space to spread out and spend time on your own or to come together for a meal or drinks in 3 or 4 different areas around the villa.

Buts its the views that are breathtaking - we all loved it

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Beautiful private villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

I knew the location would be fantastic since I had spent 3 days using Google Maps & Earth and Street View to check whether all the Villas short listed on this web site in North West Crete which claimed to have a beautiful private location with spectacular views really were. Most didn't, this did. The Owners were exceptionally helpful and friendly, meeting us in Plaka at 11pm after a late EasyJet flight. My wife and I stayed for 10 nights and then left and had a week walking in the White Mountains. I would recommend it to our friends and family without hesitation. My problem now is to try and find something similar in Northern Spain after we walk the Picos de Europa.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last September and as a birthday treat for my wife chose to go back again in June. This is the first time we've ever re-visited a location which says it all! The owners clearly take a great deal of pride in the property. It's private, well equipped and the views are breath taking. A great location to re-charge your energies and just chill out. Our favourite location after 20 years of holidaying!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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On top of the world ! Outstanding views.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Ikaros is the most beautyful house situated in the most beautyful surroundings. Spectacular views to the bay and to the mountains. Fully equiped kitchen and very nice beds. Very clean. The terraces are just beautyful and the pool area is very nice with good sun beds, umbrella and freshwater shower. The owner is very helpful in any way and had supplied fresh fruit, bread, wine, water and other refreshments upon our arrival.

All in all we had the best holiday at villa Ikaros and hope to come back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Such a beautiful place !

  • 5 of 5

We returned to this wonderful location with stunning views over Souda Bay for a second year and were captivated again by the charm and the luxury of the property. The welcome from the Bolarakis family was wonderful, they made us so welcome and the villa is amazingly well designed and equiped. Eating in the square in Plaka was a joy in the evening and visits to the mountains and of course to Chania were very special. We love this place and its people!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Plaka square
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Souda Ferry Port
Nearest Restaurant
400 Kilometres
Plaka square
Nearest Beach
1500 Metres
Almirida Sandy Beach
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Services under request: Daily maid service, babysitting, massage, Cretan cuisine workshops, day cruises, water sports (diving, wind/kite surfing, sailing, fishing, trips around the whole island


The beautiful sandy beach of Almyrida, with its clear blue waters and the blue flag, is 1.5 km away (5 minutes by car)


• 18km from the port of Souda,

• 30km from Chania airport (I.Daskalogiannis)

• 150km from Heraklion airport (Nikos Kazantzakis)

Car rental under request.


• 0,5km from the centre of Plaka village

• 1.5km from the picturesque fishing village of Almirida

• 5km from Kalives, a larger village with post office, bank and super market.

• 6km from Vamos, the historical capital of the municipality of Apokoronas.

• 27km from the beautiful Venetian harbour of Chania.

• 45km from the old town of Rethymno.

• 50km from the west coast(Balos, Gramvoussa, Falassarna).

• 55km from Omalos and Samaria Gorge.

Further Details:

Plaka village: restaurants, cafes and mini market

Almyrida village: fresh fish taverns, cafes, beach bars, ATM, pharmacy, kite surfing and diving school

Kalyves village: post office, bank and super market

Vamos village: medical centre, open all the time


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Plaka, Chania area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
high 2016
2 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
medium 2
3 Sep 2016 - 7 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
low 2
8 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
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

Booking Notes:
Amount of non-refundable deposit required: 20% of the total price
When balance of payment is paid: due 4 weeks prior to the arrival date

Cancellation refunds:
up to 4 weeks – no cancellation charge
3-4 weeks – 50% of rate refunded
Less than 3 weeks – no refund.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover days are Tuesday and Saturday
Arrival time: 14:00
Departure time: 11:00

Notes on prices:
Repeat Guests have 10% discount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Plaka in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Additional facilities: Heating, Pool water with active oxygen (instead of chlorine), safety-deposit box, washing machine, iron, electric sun shades, car rental discount. License No: MHTE 1042K91002901801 Outside: Villa Ikaros: Gardens, patios, wooden terrace dining set for 6 persons, wooden terrace dining set for 4 persons, movable barbecue, wooden deck with sun-umbrella and 5 loungers, private circular swimming pool (20sq.m), covered parking (2 vehicles), remote controlled external gate Villa Daedalos: Gardens, patios, 2 wooden terrace dining set for 6 persons, 2 wooden terrace dining set for 4 persons, wood stove, barbecue, wooden deck with 2 sun-umbrellas and 6 loungers, private swimming pool (30sq.m), hammock, parking (4 vehicles), remote controlled external gate, car rental discount. (Safety adjustments for children where is needed)

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