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Villa Petra II 'Amanda'


Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Villa Petra II 'Amanda' was a delightful & luxurious experience for many visitors.

The excellent comments,motivated us to double the success.Villa Petra II,5 kms from Georgioupolis and a few hundred metres from the tiny hamlet of Maza, this charming three bedroom villa, stands alone on a tiny plateau amongst rolling hillsides covered by cypress and pine trees with the ethereal backdrop of Crete's fabulous White Mountains.Although newly built, the authentic stone walls bound together & give an impression of mellow old age & the traditional Cretan architecture is carried through to the interior where dark wood beamed ceilings rise to the eaves. Fully furnished in an attractive antique style, the house enjoys all mod cons with 21st century kitchen and bathroom fittings, as well as satellite TV and a small Hi Fi system with CD player.Although Georgioupolis with its lovely sandy beaches is now a thriving seaside resort it still retains a pleasing rural ambiance and leisurely pace of life.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Georgoupoli 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania airport 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Through a stone-made patio you are led to the villa Petra II 'Amanda'. On entering you come into a an open plan living area, equipped with antique furniture, a satellite TV, a hi-fi system with CD-player, two traditional sofas/beds, an armchair and a stone made fireplace, in the centre of the living room. Then there are a couple of stairs which lead into an attic conversion, with two sofabeds and a coffee table in the middle, there is also a balcony where you can sit and enjoy the view!!

On your left a stone archway welcomes you to the spacious kitchen. This fully equipped kitchen will definitely remind you of the one you have at home. There you will find a large fridge with freezer, an oven, a microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee maker,kettle, toaster and many other necessary kitchen utensils. There is also a dining area with a table for eight in the same room.

Three steps lead you to the bedroom area, with it's three comfortable bedrooms with tailed floors and wooden ceilings. The two master bedrooms, one of them has a traditional wooden double bed while the other has a metallic double bed, both have a mosquito net, bedside tables, large wardrobes with a mirror and an en suite bathroom with shower and WC. The third bedroom is twin bedded also with bedside tables and a large wardrobe with a mirror.All bedrooms have air conditioning units and offer you safe boxes and TV. Opposite the master bedroom you can find a small storage room with an iron, the iron board and some space for your luggage. Further between both bedrooms is the master bathroom, with a Jacuzzi tub and WC for total relaxation and peacefulness.

Further details outdoors

“Villa Petra II Amanda” is a luxurious villa, situated in the district of Maza, Apokoronas. The villa is 154 sqm big and can accommodate up to 8 people offering unique moments of peace and calmness. The stone house was built and decorated with care and respect towards the Cretan tradition. In addition the villa was built having in mind the ideal home and is furnished as to provide high standard services. The wooden beamed ceilings and the antique furniture are the two very first things you will notice on entering the villa.

In front of the house is a large veranda with a sitting area, ideal to enjoy a drink or meal during the evening. Outside the stone house is a lovely garden full of beautiful flowers,grass and trees. You can relax and enjoy the breathtaking view from the hammock. The yard is lawn paved and the special playground offers several options for the children.

The complex has also a large swimming pool (45sqm), a baby pool and a beautiful surrounding large paved sun terrace with a table for four. This open plan terrace offers an amazing view of the surroundings.

In the swimming pool area you will find a douche, deckchairs, umbrellas and a barbecue which offers fantastic tastes for you and your company. “Villa Petra 2” is centrally heated.

There is also an area you can play badminton.

Further details

We shall provide you with one stick for a 3G ADSM connection and a prepaid card upon arrival. The card costs 15euro and offers 3GB download*.This is an additional charge. The prices charged are the ones which come straight from the internet provider. We do not charge anything extra. If you would like more credit upon arrival,please inform us before. There are many selling points around the area at which you will be able to "recharge" the card.

*Please note that the costs of the card and the data size (GB) might be different until your arrival. However it is most likelly and common for intenret providers to offer higher speed and more data download for smaller prices as time passes.

The Crete region

Crete is a fantastic holiday destination with a large variety of landscapes and activities. You can

walk through the olive groves, linger in the ancient sites, visit the beautiful beaches and explore breathtaking scenery.

Another choice is the village Georgioupolis. It's a beautiful village situated on the northern coast of Crete, at about 35km distance from Chania and 20 km from Rethimno. The village square and tavern are the focal points for evening entertainment. (Chania and Rethimon are extremely interesting with their many shops and attractive Venetian harbour areas).


In the village Maza near the villa you can find a traditional tavern and a traditional cafeteria where you can taste the real Cretan specialities. For more amenities like mini markets, traditional taverns and cafenions, restaurants, tourist shops, post office, internet cafe or a local doctor you should drive to the village Vrisses. It’s about a 5min to drive.

For an even larger variety like all the necessary shops, numerous taverns and cafenions you can find them all along the coast, but a wide choice, such as banks and a post-office can be found, of course, at a short distance, in Chania. The location of the house makes it perfect for many walks all around the villa. Near the villa is a small Byzantine church to visit (Agios Nikolaos).

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Review 1-8 of 8

21 Sep 2014


"Idyllic place, charming rural villa with lovely swimming pool"

This was a wonderful villa, with a charming rustic decor. All three rooms (plus the mezzanine which can sleep two) are very nicely decorated but also include modern conveniences such as A/C. The pool … More

23 Sep 2013


"beautiful rural location"

Petra II, located in an olive grove, is very quiet and calm setting...amneties are great, pillows and bed sheets ckean and comfortable....good kitchen necessities including salt,pepper, a few herbs wh… More

1 Jul 2013


"Perfect villa"

The perfect villa in a perfect location. The villa has a nice garden and a lot of olive trees. it is very well equipped, spacious, beautiful furniture and comfortable. We traveled with two small child… More

1 Oct 2012


"Loved Villa Petra"

My three girlfriends and I booked Villa Petra for a week. The Villa was even better then we expected. The Villa is spacious,beds were comfortable, all the ammenities for preparing meals were there, and the grounds are breath taking! It's not often you find accomodations that truly make the vacation that much more special! I would definately stay again!

8 Sep 2012


"Perfect country villa in Western Crete"

We had a wonderful 2 weeks stay at Villa Petra II. It is a large property near Vrysses, roughly halfway between Chania and Rethymno, so it made a great base to explore this part of Crete. We had exc… More

Thank you very much for your  review kind words, I  just did everything I can to have a good time on your vacation.
I hope you have a nice winter.

22 Aug 2012


"Treat yourself to a luxury stay in Crete"

We absolutely loved the Villa Petra Amanda II. The house is spacious and beautifully decorated. The swimming pool area is perfect to laze around on warm summer days. I could have stayed there for ever.

6 Aug 2012


"A home away from home"

The villa was exactly how it was portrayed in the advertisement. Very charming and Gregory, the Owner, was there to welcome us. He was extremely helpful in suggesting nice parts of the island of Crete to visit. He also gave us the name of a company where we could hire a yacht and skipper for the day. He organized a table in the local Taverna of Maza and a cake to celebrate my daughter's birthday. It was absolutely perfect. This taverna is a must to try for any visitor to the villa. The pool was very clean and inviting.
The only criticism I had was that there was no fan or air conditioning for the main living/kitchen area. It took a while to acclimatize especially as Crete was undergoing a heatwave whilst we were there! There was air conditioning in the bedrooms however which worked very well.

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at our villa and enjoyed your time in Crete. We appreciate all the feedback we receive and use it to make improvements so that our guests have the best stay possible. Since receiving your feedback we have equipped the villa with several fans so that our guests can choose to use these on particularly hot days in addition to the air-conditioning units.
Thank you again and we look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.
Gregory Papadakis

31 Jul 2012


"Even better than expected"

A group of 6 of us recently traveled to Crete, we are all in our mid-twenties and had a superb time, Gregory was a fantastic host. We arrived on Tuesday after getting ourselves quite lost (due to our own fault) but arrived to find everything as we expected and even better. The villa is completely isolated and is very peaceful, there is a lovely BBQ which we used almost every night apart from when we were at Costas' Tavena in Maza, which is again amazing. The bedrooms and bathrooms were all clean and tidy with everything we needed including great AC as it was very hot outside. Gregory came to visit us on the second day and explained how everything worked and told us about where the best places to visit on the island. We shopped in Vrises and Georgioupolis for our essentials and found everywhere we went to be very helpful and friendly.

All in all we had a great time and I would recommend to anyone as it is perfect for anyone who is looking to have a relaxed time in a beautiful villa.

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your time in Hania and stay at the Villa. Should your travels bring you to Crete again we will looking forward to having you as our guests again and showing you more great places to enjoy. 

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