Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Villa Olivar is situated in a 1100m2 private estate in Mesi, a picturesque traditional Cretan village near Rethymno. The villa dominant on the edge of the village overlooks the green hills and the Mediterranean sea offering breathtaking views.
The house is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. All areas of the house are fully equipped as well as tastefully decorated with the purpose to offer the guests the utmost in luxury in a warm and homely atmosphere.
In the exterior of the villa, the gardens, the verandas, the gazebos, the outdoor living room and the 50m2 private pool complement the setting, in perfect harmony with the virgin nature, the olive and other trees surrounding the villa.
Swim, sunbathe, admire the view, enjoy a romantic sunset or just relax. In the yard, there is also a BBQ with a traditional wood-burning-oven, perfect for cooking delicious meals.
The villa is absolutely safe for children and properly equipped to accommodate younger kids.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Skaleta or Pigianos Kampos 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania or Heraklion airport 78 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Crete region
The villa is private but yet not remote. Although it is located in a rural region, it is pretty close to all amenities.
To begin with, the traditional café and tavern of the village where you could taste homemade delicacies are just 30m and 50jm away respectively.
The airport of Heraklion is 78km away and the one of Chania 80km away.
Both the ports of Heraklion and Chania are at a distance of 76km.
The town of Rethymno (and its port) is just a 20min drive (10km away)
The nearest hospital is in Rethymno, so 10 km away.
The nearest supermarket is 1.5km away
The nearest pharmacy is 1.5km away.
Spend your time in many interesting ways!
You can choose from a number of activities, due to the options the location of the villa and the village offers.
Enjoy the sun and the sea at a nearby beach such as the Pigianos Kampos beach (2km) or the Skaleta beach (2km)
Explore the Cretan countryside walking or cycling on the rural roads of Mesi and the nearby villages. You can also choose hiking or climbing and you may even participate in the tours of the island that the climbing club of Rethymno organizes to discover wonderful aspects of the Cretan nature and wildlife. And if you are a true adventure-seeker, you could try the extreme sports available on the island.
Furthermore, there are lots of places it is worth visiting and at a quite close distance.
Just a few steps away, you can find the historic cave Kioubra. You may also visit the old churches in the nearby villages and the historic monastery of Arkadi as well as some other places such as Margarites, ancient Eleuftherna, Charkia (scenes of the El Greco movie), the cave of Melidoni etc
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