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VILLA AURORA - Live the cretan myth

Bedrooms 5
Space 41,979 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

The first feeling you have arriving at Villa Aurora is the strong energy emanating from a wild and uncontaminated place. Landscape, Nature and tradition do the rest: breathtaking view toward the horizon, a green meadow bathed in the humid light of a sinking sun and inhabiting the Cretan culture and tradition.

The Villa has been to combine the cretan tradition, leisure and the strong vibes that release you from negativity and enhance you, with positive and strong energy. The house is very private and surrounded by conservation land, wood and rocks. The priority is the relationship between the inside and outside living space. Villa's inside material are used by main color palette is neutral cream tones, but traditional jewel tones are added throughout the space through the use of accessories. A large living room surrounded by all the amenities, a fireplace that is our tiny sun for the evening, casting long shadows over the Indonisian table beside the sofa made in Bali island. The decor of two armchairs and the two sofas in this space is busy but not cluttered, and its style adds to the old-world feel with a discerning strong symmetry in the space with suntrap opennings that lead out onto an adjoining terrace and a breathless flatland view in the early day light where is converting as a wonderful sunset later, at that combining the garden with the swimming pool. Going across the hall, stepping up two tiny stoops, is the kitchen and the dinning room making the feeling incorporate practical, stylish funiture that stand the test of time into this multi-functional space. 5 bedrooms for 11 persons: master bedroom "sunset" with a kingsize bed, bedroom "agas" and bedroom "ecola" with 2 twin beds or double bed according to guest's requirement. The last but not least bedrooms "lena" & ΄΄Paul'' are on the down floor with two double bed surrounded by a fireplace and a living room with it's en suite wc, in total Villa have 4 bathrooms and a wc . 4.000 square meters of lush green and garden where the vineyard is taking place, letting you free to enjoy the natural grapes wherefrom our traditional wine is made. Barbecue means different things in different regions, finding disparate geographic expression, in Crete barbecue means Fiesta where our traditional cuisine and culture taking place every time, following our cretan recipe you will be able to cook everything you can taste. Also for the lover's of cuisine we have a wood-fired brick that you can create your home made bread, and as well you can use it for your Italian nights creating delicious and fresh pizza. As the house is a part of nature 400m before the charming village of Koxare on your right side, following a narrow road of about 30 seconds drive. A 4x4 car is strongly suggested on crete or at least a car with automatic transmission for people that want to enjoy and live the cretan dream of beaches, mountains and other local places. Then you park inside the property and you will have to walk 20 steps up.... to paradise! The building has been recently fully restored, preserving the identity of the original stone building. The interiors are furnished with original designer and art pieces. The house is equipped with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and DVD. Enjoy the swimming pool water shower and relaxation area. Take a moment of relax for the body and the mind,villa as well is perfect for family vacation, reading your favorite book while your kids or friends having fun playing on the grass or swimming, an alternative appetizer with the friends or a romantic glass of wine over the mountain's sunset view. Villa Aurora's location is the perfect spot for you, if you not only want to calm and relax in the 4.000 square meters area and you are a person that wants to visit the exotic places you will be in the right place. Damnoni Beach Sxoinaria Beach Palm tress / Preveli Beach Rodakino Fragokastelo Agios Pavlos Green island beach Agia Galini We are having many traditional restaurants in the area that you will be able to taste Cretan and Greek food. Spili is 6 kilometres on a straight line of Villa's location, there you will find everything you need for you. Mixorouma is 3 kilometres as well on straight line, there you will be able to find one of the best bakery in Crete. Rethymno city is 18 kilometres / 12-15 minutes from Villa's location.

Greek Organisation of Tourism: MHTE 1041K122K2672901

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Γ.Ε.ΜΗ./ΚΑΚ1282894, 144714050000
Επωνυμία : ΔΑΣΚΑΛΑΚΗΣ ΜΙΧΑΗΛ του ΠΑΥΛΟΥ Διακριτικός τίτλος :VILLA AURORA ΕΠΙΜΕΛΗΤΗΡΙΟ ΡΕΘΥΜΝΗΣ Αριθμός Μητρώου: 16652 Ημερομηνία ίδρυσης:19/12/2017 Αντικείμενο:Υπηρεσίες ενοικίασης επιπλωμένων δωματίων ή διαμερισμάτων για μικρή διάρκεια. MHTE: 1041K122K2672901
VAT Reg No155010024

Property Manager
Eleni Kalogeraki
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018

Why Eleni Kalogeraki chose Agios Vasileios

Villa is private, no neighbourgs or city noises, the area around the villa is beautiful located in the center of the island for beautiful excursions -Excursions and easy access to the attractions of our island. Also in the middle of a green valley with beautiful mountains around, just 800 meters from the famous gorge Kourtaliotis 12-15 miles of the most beautiful beaches of Crete and the famous Preveli Lake, 6 km from the city relax the cave is a rich market - bank-small hospital and everything.

What makes this villa unique

The swimming pool is taking place inside the villa, at the garden area, it is available only for the people that are inside the villa, it does have a fencing, the swimming pool has all specifications of Greek legislation. Villa aurora and the swimming pool have licensed by the Greek goverment . The responsibility for the access of your children at the swimming pool it is yours, this also exist at every licensed villas. Villa is taking place at a natural place at the center of the hinterland at crete, this house provides you the possibility to go and know the beautiful places all over crete but you must have a car for your excursions - movements. Villa is taking place 400 metres before the center of Koxare's village, 6 kilometres by the beautiful town Spili ( it provides you everything you may need banks,super market,hospital,taverns,restaurants ) only 12-15 minutes from Rethymno and 12 to 16 kilometres by the most beautiful beaches and sea of the Lybian sea, if you do not choose the taverns or restaurants at Spili at the 6 kilometres there is exist a tavern called Iliomanolis at Kanevos village, at 8 kilometrres there is also exist one of the beautiful taverns at the county of Rethymno "Drumos tavern" and at 14 kilometres at Preveli it also exist the "Gefira Preveli Tavern". All taverns - restaurants we named are famous for the traditional food and the excellent quality that it is provide. We guarantee you that villa it is not taking place at a cosmopolitan enviroment but it is on a natural place that you will can have your calm and quiet vacation having the side of the mountaints and the "Green places" all over the house private only for you. This Villa we can easily say that is made for family vacation at this island and full equippted as a house for you. If you could choose villa aurora at koxare you may have a better look at the position of the house, the places arround the villa and also having a better image of the house inside. You could also search at yo.u t


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Agios Vasileios in Foinikas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 41979 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , With prive bathroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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VILLA AURORA - Live the cretan myth
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Wonderfully spacious and private family villa

  • 5 of 5

My family (2 parents, 3 adult kids) stayed in this villa for 5 days last June and I would highly recommend it.

Eleni was so welcoming; she greeted us with a delicious home cooked meal and gave us lots of great recommendations for nearby beaches and places to eat. We loved the many beaches, tavernas and small villages we visited in the area - there are so many within easy driving distance, as well as the bigger town of Rethymnon which we enjoyed exploring one day.

We also spent a lot of time hanging out at the house, enjoying fantastic fresh Cretan food on the terrace and relaxing by the pool. The house itself is large, comfortable and cool. We really enjoyed the beautiful, spacious gardens and appreciated the privacy of the location. We hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very spacious, well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

Our family of three generation, including children aged 6 and 9, found this very spacious villa perfect. There is a beautiful, well tended garden, perfect for relaxing, playing tennis, football, hide and seek etc. And there is an excellent pool. The villa was very clean, well equipped and well maintained. The only thing we were lacking was chopping boards! The directions to find the little entrance to the villa from the main road could also have been clearer.

When we arrived late at night Eleni had a delicious meal waiting for us. Both Eleni and Natasha, her translator, were very hospitable and helpful.

The villa is in an ideal location for visiting the beautiful coves and beaches on the south coast of Crete and the town of Rethymnon on the north coast. This area of Crete is very beautiful and in Spring it abounds with wildflowers - particularly orchids.

We particularly enjoyed Skinaria beach and the food at the Taverna Garden there was excellent.

All in all, Villa Aurora was en excellent base for our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and why choosing our property for your holiday. You are a lovely family and we hope to meet you again in the future. Thank you for everything and you feel real friends .....
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Museum of Ancient Eleutherna (Μουσείο Αρχαιολογικού Χώρου Ελεύθερνας)
Damnoni Beach
CretAquarium Thalassokosmos
Archaeological Museum
Preveli Monastery
Prima Plora
Melidoni Cave (Σπήλαιο Μελιδονίου)
Agios Pavlos
Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Agios Pavlos Beach
Zaros Lake
Palace of Phaistos
Ancient Lappa's Necropolis, Argyroupolis
Venetian Harbour
Preveli Monastery
Taverna Zisis
Taverna Drimos
Bali Beach
Kournas Lake
Ideon Andron
Moni Arkadi
Minoan Palace of Knossos
Preveli Beach and Palm Forest
Fortezza Castle
Mount Ida
Schinaria Beach
Castle Kolees Koxare (Κάστρο Κουλές Κοξαρέ)
Korakas beach Rodakino
Kouroupa (Κουρούπα)
Kato Mixorouma Spili
Gorge Agios Antonios (Φαράγγι Αγίου Αντωνίου Πατσού)
Agia Galini
Lampini (Λαμπινή)
Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Chania/Heraklion airport
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Plakias Prevelis Sxinaria Damoni Rodakino
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Agios Vasileios, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Main Summer holidays
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer holidays
1 Aug 2018 - 20 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
21 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
8 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Autumn holidays
1 Oct 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Late autumn and winter
5 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Year Eve
21 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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