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Mr. & Mrs. Koksharov/a

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Greek

Crete, exceptional Villa directly on the beach, Gulf o. Mirambello

9 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Plaka - Crete BEACH LUXURY VILLA

Beautiful exclusive Villa, 30m from sea/beach,garden, large pool, 2- 8 persons

The property is perfectly situated in a very safe area in eastern Crete directly on shore /beach (round pebbles) in the Gulf of Mirambello, exactly opposite of the marvellous antique Venetian fortress of Spinalonga ('The Island') directly beside the old fishers village of Plaka. The village with his unique Cafes and Fish taverns is a short stroll on the road behind the beach away from the property. A bus-stop is close. The small main village of Elounda is by bus less than 10 min away, the slightly larger pitoresque town of Agios Nicolaos with its unique lake and shopping streets about 25 min. In this realm touching the sea and a beach with crystal clear warm water you will find the place to feel home and fill your soul with sunshine and the spirits of antiquity. The hillside VILLA is located directly on the sea above an unpaved road that follows for miles the coastline though uninhabited Cretan nature offering splendid views over sea and mountains. The hiking path E4 starts close-by. ATTENTION: We accept ONLY payments by BANK TRANSFER, not thru homeaway (due to fees)! We advertise on this website continously since 2007 and have only content customers, please check the reviews. Many thanks for your understanding!

VILLA summary: - luxury accomodation for 1 - 6 persons (extra appartment with splendid seaview and A/C large sleeping room for further 2 persons in the basement upon request). Full WIFI for smartphones and Computers.

- ample pool 10m x 5m with comfortable round steps directly in front of the sea

- large shaded sea-terrace, roof terrace

- secluded garden with southern mediterranean fruit and flower flora

- 3 large sleeping rooms with extra large custom made beds. Master bedroom with walkable dressing room and marble tiled privat bathroom en suite.

- tropical wood floor, antique furnitures

- very large living room with dining area broadsided to the sea, open fireplace, open kitchen .

- Completely fenced in property with high walls behind.

- Very safe area with the best hotels of Crete within few miles. (Blue Palace, Elounda Beach etc.)

- small fishing village with many tavernas and shop in 5 min walking distance.

Pool & Beach summary: Pool: 10 meters by 5 meters (33 ft x 16,5 ft, depth 4,9 ft), surrounded by white marble, windshielded. Comfortable rounded roman stairs lead into the water. Submerged bench for sitting in the water and enjoying the seaview. Shower directly by the pool. 90% Freshwater,10% seawater ensure very comfortable feeling on the skin.

House Beach

80 m away and 15m below the villa. Round white/grey pebble, in the sea sand. Cristal clear water with in summer almost tropical temperatures (up to 28 degrees Celsius). Watersport with sea canoes, pedalos, jetski and trip to the island of Spinalonga on the beach. Coctail bar and fish restaurants directly on the beach. Further seaside restaraunts a few feet down.

Safety summary: Very safe rural and touristic area, 70 km away from Cretes largest city, Heraklion. Very friendly service oriented people that appreciate your visit and want to comfort your holiday.

New in 2014: new Aircondition in the open livingroom / kitchen aarea.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mr. & Mrs. Koksharov/a (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Greek

About Mr. & Mrs. Koksharov/a

Hi, we are Mr. & Mrs. Koksharov/a. We are the property managers for several selected properties on Crete continously and reliably since 2007. Please take a look at all the positive reviews on the properties we manage here. We are fluent in English, German, Spanish, French and Russian and very much look forward hearing from you!

What makes this villa unique

Unique Location directly on the sea, in walking distance of the wonderful pitoresque fishing village of Plaka, unique individual interior design with tropical wood floor, colonial indian furniture pieces etc.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Absolutely amazing house in a stunning location. Beautiful crystal clear sea and a perfect swimming pool - you never know what to do next because everything is so great. The house itself is lovely inside, air conditioned everywhere, huge comfortable beds and completely silent at night. The house and kitchen contain everything you would ever need. Christine was wonderful and helped us with every query we had. There were never any problems with anything. I can't wait to come back here and I hope it's soon!
Jul 2016
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Reviews

4.6
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Crete, exceptional Villa directly on the beach, Gulf o. Mirambello
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 10 reviews
5

Superb!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is beautiful and has the most fantastic infinity pool overlooking the sea and Spinalonga island. The village of Plaka is a couple of minutes walk and has a good range of restaurants. Watersports one minute from the villa on the pebble beach. It's only ten minutes drive to Elounda where there are good butchers, greengrocers and supermarkets.

The villa is beautifuuly kept and is comfortable with everything we needed. It is maintained and managed by a British lady called Christine who is lovely. She was helpful both before we went and whilst we were there. The villa was spotlessly clean.

The car hire we used was Byron Travel, recommended by Christine, and they were good too (good service and no hidden extras!)

I would recommend this villa to a family with older children (ours are 18, 21 and 22) Actually, it was great not to rent something geared up for tinies!

For me, the best was the pool. Just enjoying that view all day was so relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect holiday hideaway, 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived with 6 persons in sunny Plaka, very close to Elounda on June 11th at this wonderful villa. We were saluted by the Greek and English speaking host. Christine is English, lives close by since many years and has fantastic knowledge as she recommended places to eat and trips to take as well as making sure we have everything we need for a brilliant holiday. The fridge was equipped with everything to accomodate the first day so we actually did not need to go to the supermarket until next day.

The villa is very outstanding with a breath taking view over to the famous island of Spinalonga from every room on the seaside, from the enormous terrace and of course from the infinity swimming pool with smooth glassy turqoise floor and safe convenient roman stairs to enter . The villa is actually in real live much better than the photos online! And it is really located only 150 feet from the shoreline, about 60 feet above it. It was spotlessly clean and the very discrete cleaners came 3 times a week, cleaned completely and changed linnen and towels (which are all provided)

The villa is very private and secure, open and has a lovely garden behind where you can sunbathe naked in the from all sides unviewable court if you like..

The location is excellent, beach 250 feet, walking distance to a big selection of local restaurants and shops as well as a small supermarket. The next large supermarkets are in Elounda, by car less than 10 minutes away.

Wifi works well in the whole villa and is of course unlimited and for free.

The beds are very comfortable and large, we highly recommend this truly exceptional villa and will certainly be back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

COULD ASK FOR NOTHING BETTER

  • 5 of 5

Villa fantastic and views amazing. All I can say is you will have to stay there to fully appreciate this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING VIEWS, GREAT VILLA

  • 5 of 5

This villa saved our honeymoon!!

My wife and arrived for our honeymoon in Crete after carrying out lots of online research. We arrived at a villa to find the villa was not as it was advertised, the owner refused to give us our money back. We were having a holiday from hell.

We contacted this villa, spoke with the owner who was extremely polite and helpful. He had a team of people clean the villa within our hour, we met with his property manager Christine on site to check us in. Christine is English and a fantastic additional to villa as she recommended places to eat and trips to take as well as making sure we have everything we need for our stay.

The villa is outstanding with a breath taking view from every room, from the spacious terrace and of course from the infinity swimming pool. The photos online are 100% genuine and you won't be disappointed.

The villa is private and secure, open and again displaying the WOW factor of a view. When we entered the villa and walked through to the lounge area... It's Just spectacular.

The location is also very good, walking distance to local restaurants and shops.

Wifi works well in the villa

The beds are very comfortable, we cannot recommend this villa enough. If you are looking for uninterrupted views out onto the beautiful blue sea and a lovely villa then look no further! You wont be disappointed.

Thank you so much to the owner and the team here! 5 STARS!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has been a pleasure to have you as guests and we are glad we could be helpful!
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Better than the pictures, amazing views & villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa saved our honeymoon!!

My wife and arrived for our honeymoon in Crete after carrying out lots of online research. We arrived at a villa to find the villa was not as it was advertised, the owner refused to give us our money back. We were having a holiday from hell.

We contacted this villa, spoke with the owner who was extremely polite and helpful. He had a team of people clean the villa within our hour, we met with his property manager Christine on site to check us in. Christine is English and a fantastic additional to villa as she recommended places to eat and trips to take as well as making sure we have everything we need for our stay.

The villa is outstanding with a breath taking view from every room, from the spacious terrace and of course from the infinity swimming pool. The photos online are 100% genuine and you won't be disappointed.

The villa is private and secure, open and again displaying the WOW factor of a view. When we entered the villa and walked through to the lounge area... It's Just spectacular.

The location is also very good, walking distance to local restaurants and shops.

Wifi works well in the villa

The beds are very comfortable, we cannot recommend this villa enough. If you are looking for uninterrupted views out onto the beautiful blue sea and a lovely villa then look no further! You wont be disappointed.

Thank you so much to the owner and the team here! 5 STARS!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location; beautiful villa.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in Plaka late on a very windy night to be met by the lovely Christine who took us to the villa. It wasn't until the next morning that we appreciated just how beautiful the location is. The villa itself is very well equipped and was kept scrupulously clean by the visiting cleaner. Plaka itself is small and very friendly. We had a very relaxing 2 weeks and would not hesitate in returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Agios Nikolaos
Nearest Beach
80 Metres
House beach
Car: not necessary

Located directly above and on a beach on one of the most famously beautiful parts of Crete’s coast - the Gulf of Mirabello - the light and shades of blue changing with the hours of the day. It would be hard to be closer to the sea or in a more relaxing spot. The beach itself is a long and pretty curve of pebbles, with natural shade from tamarind trees. Just across the water lies the deserted island of Spinalonga with its poignant history and atmospheric ruins and from Plaka’s small harbour it is possible to join a boat to explore the island or hire one for pottering up and down the coast. Plaka also has shops and good tavernas serving fish and other Greek specialities. The walking distance between the properties and the village is less than 5 minutes along the road behind the beach. The village and complete area is a very safe place, far away from any large city. The less than 200 inhabitants that almost all live of fishing or tourism. A watersport is located within the beach area.

Other Activities: archeologic sites, shopping, sightseeing, touring, motobike-rental

Ski: Water Ski is possible in the Water Sports facility (pedalos, canoeing, jet-ski rental etc.) on the very close house beach. (see pictures)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Plaka, Lassithi

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
 
Rate 4
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,317
for 3 nights
£3,073
 
 
Rate 5
1 Sep 2016 - 15 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,061
for 3 nights
£2,475
 
 
Rate 6
16 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
£2,134
 
 
1-2017
1 Jan 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£805
for 3 nights
£1,878
 
 
2-2017
28 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,061
for 3 nights
£2,475
 
 
3-2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,244
for 3 nights
£2,902
 
 
4-2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,329
for 7 nights
£3,329
 
 
5-2017
1 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,061
for 3 nights
£2,475
 
 
6-2017
16 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£914
for 3 nights
£2,134
 
 
7-2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£841
for 3 nights
£1,963
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,792
for 7 nights
£1,792
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Above rates are quoted in EURO including all taxes (max. 6 persons) per week compl. Additional separate flat (seaview, A/C) for 2 persons available. (additional rental rate: 33% of Villa rental)
• Welcome Basket upon arrival.
• Maid service every second day except Sundays
• Linen change every 2 days
• Private Parking lots at your Villa.
• Children 9 years and older are welcome
Free WIFI

Cancellation - 1) By the Client: 8 weeks or earlier before your arrival, the deposit will be non-refundable. Less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival, the total cost of the accommodation will be non-refundable if we, the owners, are unable to recover the income by re renting.
Force Majeure - We are unable to accept responsibility for any aspect of your holiday arrangements beyond our control such as threats of war, civil commotion, riots, industrial disputes, earthquakes or natural disasters, government action or travel delays caused by any reason Subletting. The accommodation is provided for the sole use of the Clients named on the booking form. Subletting or assignment of the property is not permitted. Insurance - The Client is strongly advised to take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance for all members of the party. Rental Period The rental period commences at 14.00hrs (2 PM) on the first day and ends at 10.00 hrs on the last day.
Payments exclusively by bank transfer.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Plaka in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 170 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • PC
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 bathrooms: Master bathroom with marble tiled floor, glass enclosure tropical rain shower, bathtub, 2 sinks, toilet. Guest bathroom 1: direct access from bedroom, precious italian tilings, glass shower enclosure. Guest bathroom 2: Mediterranean tiling, glass enclosure shower, toilet, one sink.. 2 additional outside showers, one on the garden side (hot and cold water), one at the pool side. Check further details on our website or ask us for more information.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • All beds extra long (length 2,20m, width 2m) King size. Comfortable mattresses. All bedrooms with full Air condition. Master bedroom with small safe.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
• Cancellation - 1) By the Client: 8 weeks or earlier before your arrival, the deposit will be non-refundable. Less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival, the total cost of the accommodation will be non-refundable if we, the owners, are unable to recover the income by re renting. Force Majeure - We are unable to accept responsibility for any aspect of your holiday arrangements beyond our control such as threats of war, civil commotion, riots, industrial disputes, earthquakes or natural disasters, government action or travel delays caused by any reason Subletting. The accommodation is provided for the sole use of the Clients named on the booking form. Subletting or assignment of the property is not permitted. Insurance - The Client is strongly advised to take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance for all members of the party. Rental Period The rental period commences at 14.00hrs (2 PM) on the first day and ends at 10.00 hrs on the last day. Payments exclusively by bank transfer.

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