Sunsets Luxury Villa
About the home
Close to sandy beaches as well as Agro-tourism in style!! Relax by the pool, let the kids play in the safe environment and even pick your own fresh veg for your Greek salad each day. Tranquil days so you can enjoy the outdoors. A Villa set on over 8000 square meters with olive trees and vegetable garden maintained by your host Adonis.
This luxurious home is decorated with comfort and style in mind comprises spacious rooms each leading to private patios with stunning seaviews and the town of Rethymno. Sleeps 6 people in 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen, open plan dining/living room area with fireplace.
Skouloufia village only 5 minutes away with mini market and one of the best restaurants in Town. Rethymno ancient Town only 18 km's away and it really is the hub of historical ancient sites, shops and great nightlife.
Your hosts will be available to deliver fresh organic vegetables and all services required for you to have a wonderful holiday.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Sandy beach of Stavromenos, 7km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Luxuries:||Jacuzzi / Hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property, Sea view|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Beautiful private pool area with Built in BBQ, villa is a newly built very tastefully decorated
Built in and amongst vineyards and olive orchids
Having your own organic garden, fresh herbs and teas, and from time to time even milk from the farmers!
The villa is very well maintained.
The kitchen is fully equipped
It is built around lifestyle and relaxation.
Outdoor pizza oven next to the pool
Further details outdoors:
Tranquil sunrises, majestic sunsets all for you to enjoy. Waking up to the view of birds playing around or the sound of sheep while you can enjoy the treat of having your very own organic garden and vegetables. Each area of this luxury villa was built with lifestyle in mind! Breakfasts, BBQ's by the pool and sundowners will each be an unforgettable experience for you.
Pristine pool with backdrop the sea and town of Rethymno!
Huge private garden for walks and children to play
Big private pool ideal for pool games and swimming lengths
Good seaviews. Pool views from all patios and verandas easy to keep a eye on the kids swimming.
A big open stone barbecue and wood oven with outdoor furniture to have great barbecues in the evening next to the pool.
House location ensures fantastic sea views and sun sets, ideal for sundowners
Ideal place for nature lovers, bird watching, walks
Special Welcome Packs can be arranged for special occasions e.g. Anniversaries, honeymoon etc
Refundable breakages deposit of Euros 200 required on arrival, to be refunded within two weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection}
Our villas stone features with arches and modern fixtures give it the overall traditional yet modern look. It is fully fitted by all you need to ensure you have the perfect family holiday.
30% deposit payment at booking,
Full payment 2 months before arrival,NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Please note that availability is updated regularly. Bookings are reserved when bank confirmation is sent via email or fax.
If you send us your fixed telephone number we will contact you for details in English or Greek.
Utilities (water, electricity), villa clean and linen change prior to your arrival
Payment via bank transfer
Within 15 days after reservation: full refund
From the 16th day after reservation, until the 15th day before arrival day: no refund, unless the apartment is rented (from people other than the clients): in which case only the deposit will be refunded.
The last 15 days (Last minute cancellation): no refund.
The Crete region
Welcome to Rethymno, Crete! The beautiful city of Rethymno is standing on the site where ancient Rithymna used to be, as archaeological excavations of the late Neolithic period (3500- 2800 BC) proved. It is the gate way between Chania and Heraklion. Full of rich history, ancient sites, magnificent sandy beaches, Byzantine churches, lovely villages & lively resorts.
Rethymno combines an old- time aristocratic appearance with a modern aspect, a blend which is creating a unique atmosphere.
Various elements are participating to the charm of this attractive town such as the many arched doorways and stone staircases, 16th century buildings, Byzantine, Hellenic and Roman remains, narrow stone-paved streets, the small Venetian harbour and the superb huge municipal gardens, ideal for peacefulness and tranquility.
FESTIVALS AND CELEBRATIONS IN RETHYMNON:The Renaissance Festival is the culmination of the city's cultural festivals. The festival plays host during its three weeks to a variety of theatrical, musical and cinematic events as well as dance and multi-media spectacles. The Cretan wine festival Already over 35 years old, this celebration in the public park lasts three weeks in the heart of summer and attracts thousands of visitors. The Rethymnon Carnival held at the start of Lent every year, has been revived in recent years and it can be regarded one of the best and biggest in Greece. The feast of Klidonas, a historic celebration every June which maintains an interesting custom of burning the flower wreaths which were made on first of May. The fishermen's festival Celebratory festival in the Venetian Harbour, with free fish and wine on offer. Rich FLORA AND FAUNA as the climate and geomorphy of Rethymnon, and Crete generally, allow the existence of a large number of species, many of which are endemic to the island. As a result, the visitor may find natural treasures that have existed on the island for centuries and were depicted in Minoan frescoes such as the sea lily, sea turtles "caretta caretta" which lay their eggs on the beaches and may even see the Eleanora's falcon which migrates from Africa in the summer months. In the valleys, the visitor will come across, beautiful Fauna and Flora unique to Crete,dozens of varieties of wild flowers. The quick-eyed visitor may also spot hares, skunks, martens, hedgehogs, bats and many types of birds. In the semi-mountainous areas many birds of prey soar the blue skies. In the mountains amongst other varieties are the Cretan maple (acer sempervirens), the Cretan tulip (tulipa cretica), the yellow violet (erysimum raulini) etc. This is also the most important habitat for birds of prey as well as the Cretan wild goat and the thorn mouse (Amocos minus). In the wetlands of Geropotamos and Preveli, the visitor will encounter interesting fauna and flora, especially the latter, which includes the Cretan Palm tree (phoenix theophrastii). Lastly, in the gorges visitors can come across the famous Cretan dittany and other fragrant plants of Crete. Rethymno is a haven for walks, cyclists or just site seeing!!!
The town offers all the touristy facilities needed as well as lively bars and clubs and various restaurants and excellent taverns.
Rethymno has regular bus services to the main towns and villages of the entire prefecture.
The Rethymno area
Visit Arkadi Monastery, Melidoni Cave, traditional fishing village of Panormo, Fodele the birth place of El Greco, Margarites, village renowned for Cretan pottery making, all within short driving distance. You can even reach the famous seaside village of Agia Galini, Plakias, Ag Pavlos and the best south beaches in just an hour.
The surrounding area of Skouloufia village has archaeological interest. There are many destinations easily reached from this project. The ancient town of Elefterna (3km away), the famous Monastery of Arkadi (8km away), the cave in village Melidoni, many Byzantine churches that are spread all around the district and the old town of Rethymnon, the pottery village of Margarites are only a part of the many destinations. Of course from this site is easy to plan many excursions even to the other districts of Crete.
In the village of Skouloufia you can find a very good taverna which organises many summer events and a well stocked mini market. Apart from the sandy beach in Stavromenos, there you will also find shops, super markets, bars, restaurants and a good variety of tavernas. For those who look for facilities, a big variety of shops, bank, post office, hospital, port are available in the Venetian town of Rethymnon. The location offers marvellous sea and valley views from Rethymno all the way to Souda Bay! South east of this area Psiloritis Mountain is an a stong reminder of Ancient Greek Mythology as the native location of Zeus. The surrounding area of the plots is covered by olive groves and oaks type of terrain.
Skouloufia is the perfect holiday place for families, couples or group of friends who look for a peaceful retreat. It will appeal people who like an authentic style and the country life, here you will feel close to nature and the local tradition. From the numerous walks to the countless excursions and destinations, this luxury yet country villa is like heaven mostly because of the tranquillity that is all around it.
In addition, many events and traditional feast take place, especially during the summer, with traditional music, dancing and sometimes traditional food is offered too. Visitors can observe or participate in the traditional feasts.
How to get there
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There are many airlines that fly direct to Heraklion Airport in Crete including British Airways, Excel, First Choice, Easyjet, Thomas Cook and many others. If you are flying from Cardiff, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle or Birmingham there are cheap direct flights available from the beginning of May to the end of October using First Choice and with My Travel airlines.
When you arrive at Heraklion or Chania Airport there are always local taxis available to take you to your final destination, if you do decide to rent a car there are some excellent deals to be had if you use Best Car Rentals hire on the following website:
They will also offer you a discount if you a 10% discount if you mention our details of the villa.
You can arrange the airport transfer online on the links provided below:
www.taxireservations.gr (Airport Transfers)
www.taxireservations.co.uk (Airport Transfers)
Should you need any additional assistance please contact me
Activities near Rethymno
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
16 Mar 2013
The stay was from May 26 untill June 2. The purpose was a watercolor course held on the property. It was a perfect venue with an excellent host/hostess couple who created a very good atmosphere. The two beautiful houses and swimmingpool in the hillside had a great seaview and the homemade meals were great.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Period D||1 Jan 13||1 May 13||€ 700||€ 100||€ 100||1 Night|
|Period C||1 May 13||1 Jun 13||€ 800||€ 100||€ 100||1 Night|
|Period B||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||€ 945||€ 135||€ 135||1 Night|
|Period A||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||€ 1295||€ 185||€ 185||1 Night|
|Period B||1 Sep 13||1 Nov 13||€ 945||€ 135||€ 135||1 Night|
|Period C||1 Nov 13||1 Jan 14||€ 800||€ 115||€ 115||1 Night|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Let us know if you have any special required for your holiday. We would like to ensure that everything is perfect for your arrivalBook
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