About the home
Villa Despina 2 is located just ten minutes' drive from the famous Preveli beach and monastery, often referred to as one of Crete's best places. Quiet and peaceful, yet only ten minutes from Plakias resort and twenty minutes from the larger resorts such as Rethymno, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the local market for bargain hunting, and many excellent restaurants for eating out. At a distance of 2 Km is located the restaurant Despina, which belongs to the same owners as the villa and offers a variety of traditional Cretan food.
The villa benefits from its stunning views to the mountains and the Libyan Sea. It is said that the view of the sunset is one of the most beautiful all over Crete.
The villa is a two storey building, with the kitchen and the livingroom upstairs on the first floor and at the groundfloor there are the 3 bedrooms. Two of them have sea and mountain view and the third only mountain view.
Leading from the living room to the south, there is a spacious terrace with stunning views to the Preveli Monastery and to Plakias, Damnoni, Souda and Frangokastello, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. At the north side there is another terrace with mountain view. The downstairs balcony has a big place for relaxing as well, as well as enjoying the view to the beach and the mountains.
There is a barbeque at the yard and a big garden for games outside along side the swimming pool.
Bus stop to Rethymno-Preveli-Plakias at a distance of 70 meters from the villa.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 11, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Ammoudi, 3km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 600m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Luxuries:||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (2), Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
Further details indoors:
There are balconies everywhere. There is large parking area around the villa. Sunbeds are available at the yard next to the swimming pool. The barbeque is at the yard as well, in case that you would like to organise your own barbeque party.
Minimum stay 3 overnights.
Linen changeover twice a week.
Refundable breakages deposit of 100 Euros required on arrival, to be refunded by your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
We require 25% of rental fee as a deposit and the rest six weeks before your stay to secure booking.
For cancellations in period
The Crete region
"Discover" the bigest island in Creece and the fifth in the Mediteranean.
With 257 kilometers lenght and 1046 kilometers shores, it's certain that in this sight you will find information about some villages or beaches you 've never been, even if you have visited Crete many times.
It's importand to say that on the 2000 metres hight mountains of Crete, there are dozens villages which are hanging from the steep hill-sides.
The history of Crete is quiet long, from the years of Deus, until the days of Minoas with Knossos and the Minotaur. From the medieval and the years of the Venetian domination up to the resistance against the Turkish occupancy and the latest years with the secont world war and the "battle of Crete". The statues, are everywhere in the island and there are plenty archeological places, for someone to visit.
At this moment Crete is one of the most popular touristic destinations in Europe with a number of arrivals beyong 3.000.000 people, due to the rare and wild beauty of the terrain, and due to the perfect climatological conditions that lasts most of the year.
The Rethymno / Plakias area
Villa Despina #2 is located between Asomatos and Mariou, two small cretan villages. In Asomatos you can visit the Museum of Papa Michalis Georgoulakis, which has a lot of traditional and religious pieces to admire.
A pottery shop with self made potteries is also placed at the center of the village Asomatos.
Just before Asomatos, you pass from the Kourtaliotiko Gorge, which is great to visit and spend some time going down to the river which starts from the gorge and ends at Preveli beach. Above the beach you can visit the famous and historic monastery of Preveli.
The touristic village of Plakias and the marvellous beaches of Souda, Damnoni, Ammoudi, Skinaria are also a few kilometers away. You can do watersports, climbing, walking tours, fishing and diving at the area.
You can do horseriding at Damnoni area, where there is a horse and donkey farm.
The flora and fauna are very interesting, as well as birdwatching could be very interesting as well.
At a distance of 1.5 Km away from te villa, you can find the Despina tavern with tasty traditional food. We can help you there with more information and ideas for your holidays.
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Activities near Rethymno
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 11|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|7 Apr 12||1 Jun 12||€ 840||€ 120||€ 120||Flexible|
|1 Jun 12||1 Jul 12||€ 910||€ 130||€ 130||3 Nights|
|1 Jul 12||1 Sep 12||€ 1400||€ 200||€ 200||3 Nights|
|1 Sep 12||30 Sep 12||€ 910||€ 130||€ 130||3 Nights|
|16 Oct 12||9 Nov 12||€ 840||-||-||1 Week|
|9 Nov 12||1 Apr 13||€ 350||-||-||3 Weeks|
|1 Apr 13||1 Jun 13||€ 840||€ 120||€ 120||3 Nights|
|1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||€ 910||€ 130||€ 130||3 Nights|
|1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||€ 1540||€ 220||€ 220||3 Nights|
|1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||€ 910||€ 130||€ 130||3 Nights|
|1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 805||€ 115||€ 115||3 Nights|
|1 Nov 13||1 Apr 14||€ 840||€ 50||€ 50||3 Nights|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Rates are for the whole villa, no matter the number of the guests staying. (Maximum 9).
For stay more than 14 nights, we offer a 10% discount on above rates.
Last minute rates (for bookings up to 14 days prior to arrival) for May-June, discounted with 20% on above rates.
A/C costs extra 12 Euros for the whole villa per day.
SPECIAL RATE FOR LUNCH OR DINNER AT OUR TAVERN (1.5 km METERS AWAY): 8 EUROS PER PERSON. INLUDES ONE STARTER PER PERSON, ONE SALAD FOR TWO PERSONS AND ONE MAIN COURCE PER PERSON.
Refundable 100 Euros security deposit required with final balance payment.
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