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Marianna Androulidaki

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Greek

Eco Villa-Gonia with garden and pool 8km from Rethymno (town)

18 Reviews
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Rethymnon area - Villa Gonia

Villa with 3 bedrooms (6+1)

During the designing and the construction of the villa we applied principles of ecological design to minimise the energy needs of the house and ensuring comfort in passive ways. In this way we have constructed a house which satisfies our guests’ demands and everyday needs by providing: The incorporation of the building in its surroundings. The thermic comfort bath in summer and in winter. The cooling of the villa (with out air-conditioning), heating and hot water. And finally, excellent conditions of natural of artificial lighting.The villa is 186 m²., built with an indoor lift. Upstairs there are three bedrooms with double and single beds, bathrooms and spacious verandas with a view of endless greenery that extends to the peaks of Lefka Ori.(White Mountains). On the ground floor there is a spacious sitting room with satellite TV, a fireplace and a comfortable sofa.Well-organized kitchen, combined with a cosy dining room. All bedrooms are equipped with Coco-mat mattresses and linen.

Location - Excursions: Katikia Gonia is located just 8km from Rethymno, in the village of Gonia. The Green landscape surrounds the house and the view towards the mountains of southern and western Crete is superb. The surroundings are perfect for hiking in gorges of wild beauty, green paths and along charming streams. The fertile olive groves and vineyards provide a great track for your running, your cycling and your short hikes. In the surrounding area, there are hospitable small villages where you will be able to taste the famous Cretan hospitality of the friendly people of this place. A cup of coffee under a mulberry tree together with the people of the village, or reading your book will be images return to you after your holidays. The northern beaches are just a fifteen-minute drive away, and the exotic southern beaches are a thirty-minute drive, so guests are spoilt for choice!

Owners traditional Taverna: At our traditional taverna, just a few metres from the villa, you will have the chance to taste the original traditional Cretan cuisine in the way that only ‘our mother’ knows how to cook.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Marianna Androulidaki (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Greek

Reviews

5
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Eco Villa-Gonia with garden and pool 8km from Rethymno (town)
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Fantastic villa - very nice and quite

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this villa. Everything was perfect. The house is of very high quality and has everything you need. The location is in a very quite and small town - perfect when you relax but also not too far from nice restaurants, taverns, etc. in the area. You have a very nice view from the roof terrace of the surrounding area. I can only recommend this villa to everyone who wants to have a fantastic time with family or friends on Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, Thank you for all. I wish to see you in the future again. Friendly, Marianna-Nikos-Petros-Maria
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5

Fantastic villa - very nice and quite

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this villa. Everything was perfect. The house is of very high quality and has everything you need. The location is in a very quite and small town - perfect when you relax but also not too far from nice restaurants, taverns, etc. in the area. You have a very nice view from the roof terrace of the surrounding area. I can only recommend this villa to everyone who wants to have a fantastic time with family or friends on Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends, Thank you for all, you were great company. I hope to see you again! Many greetings! Nikos-Marianna-Petros-Maria
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5

A fantastic villa with perfect hosts to match

  • 5 of 5

Firstly this is my first review. I felt compelled to write something as I read many reviews prior to going and thought to myself, really? could it be that good? In short yes it was.

I'll start with the accommodation - Absolutely first class! Nothing would look out of place in a 5*+ hotel. The overall finish and decor are brilliant. Although we were quite nervous about my son breaking anything, which fortunately he did not. When we arrived the fridge was stocked with essentials, there was washing up liquid, washing powder and anything else that we could have wanted. The villa is very spacious having three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen/diner, utility room, large open plan sitting room with a dining area. There is also a balcony off every bedroom which was a lovely feature.

Outside the swimming pool was lovely our daughter spent most of her time in there and it was very clean. The garden is also well stocked with fruit tress.

In the village there is a mini market, petrol station and the owners also own the local tavern. The village is easy to find and is located centrally, we managed to drive some 500-600km with ease.

The owners Marianna & Nikos were amazing hosts. They were not intrusive, but were always on hand if there was a problem. We ate at their tavern and the food was some of the best we had all week. They were so generous and kind. We arrived as guests and left as friends.

The only negative was the fact we had to come home.

I would highly recommend this villa for anybody.

Luke

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Luke, Thank you very much for your kindness and I wish to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Marianna-Nikos-Petros-Maria
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5

Perfect holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very wonderfull holiday at Eco Villa! The villa IS as beautiful as the foto's suggested. We could not find any flaws to the villa. We stayed with three adults and two small children, and all had an equal fun holiday. Marianne and her family are really nice and make you feel at home. Their taverna is within walking distance (very convenient with small children!) and very nice indeed! We hope to go back someday!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were so lucky to be staying at this villa for 2 1/2 weeks, and it certainly did not disappoint. If anything was amiss the owners fixed it instantly. We loved to visit their teverna around the corner, where food and service was top.

The villa itself offered every possible comfort, situated in a peaceful sport - but close to a city, keeping our teenagers happy.

Highly recommended and we certainly hope to be back.

Thank you xx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Scotland
5

Fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had high expectations of Villa Gonia based on the photos and text on the website - and they were exceeded!

Marianna and her family were very welcoming, friendly and helpful.

The villa is lovely - modern, luxurious furnishings and decor, and immaculately clean.

We had had plans to explore Crete but we were so comfortable and relaxed at the villa that we stayed there most of the time and took advantage of the gorgeous swimming pool.

We will be going back and we highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Heraklion Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Rethymno port
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
New national road Chania - Heraklion
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
New national road Chania - Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Owners restaurant
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Rethymno
Car: necessary

' LOCATION-EXCURSIONS Katikia Gonia is located just 8km from Rethymno, in the village of Gonia. The Green landscape surrounds the house and the view towards the mountains of southern and western Crete is superb. The surroundings are perfect for hiking in gorges of wild beauty, green paths and along charming streams. The fertile olive groves and vineyards provide a great track for your running, your cycling and your short hikes. In the surrounding area, there are hospitable small villages where you will be able to taste the famous Cretan hospitality of the friendly people of this place. A cup of coffee under a mulberry tree together with the people of the village, or reading your book will be images return to you after your holidays. The northern beaches are just a fifteen-minute drive away, and the exotic southern beaches are a thirty-minute drive, so guests are spoilt for choice! At our traditional taverna, just a few metres from the villa, you will have the chance to taste the original traditional Cretan cuisine in the way that only ‘our mother’ knows how to cook. '

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gonia, Rethymnon area

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High season
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,827
for 7 nights
£1,827
 
 
Medium season
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£1,052
for 5 nights
From
£210
£1,473
 
 
Low season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
£884
for 5 nights
From
£177
£1,237
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check in: 2:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethymnon area in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 186 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Hair dryer. Hot water always.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • All bedrooms are equipped with Coco-mat mattresses and linen (sheets and towels). The bedrooms they can be double and single. Baby cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ecological house. During the designing and the construction of the villa we applied principles of ecological design to minimise the energy needs of the house and ensuring comfort in passive ways. In this way we have constructed a house which satisfies our guests’ demands and everyday needs by providing: 1. The incorporation of the building in its surroundings. 2. The thermic comfort bath in summer and in winter. 3. The cooling of the villa (with out air-conditioning), heating and hot water. 4. And finally, excellent condition of natural of artificial lighting. About the food: we have a traditional taverna in 200 m from the Villa and if you order anything you want you will have it. Ask us for more information when you arrive.

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