Giannoudi holiday villa rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace

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  • Villa
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

Villa Givera is surely the place you are looking for your dreamy getaway to Crete Island. It’s really your home away from home and let’s discover together why this is so!

Villa Givera is truly an exceptional property nestled in a peaceful hillside location only 5km far from Rethymnon, the town of beautiful sunsets. This lovely property offers privacy, peace of mind and complete relaxation thanks to its privileged location and the overwhelming and unobstructed views to the clear blue sky, the Cretan countryside with the olive groves and the inviting Aegean Sea. The villa boasts a spacious, well appointed interior (130sqm) with wooden ceiling and stone tile details, and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 persons in its 3 airy and sunny bedrooms. The big spaces, the classy decor, the large terrace with its lovely sunsets, the stunning swimming pool along with the beautiful gardens and the BBQ facilities will give your vacation a special touch of comfort and wellness. Additionally, Villa Givera is located only 2.5km far from the highway which connects the whole island. Thus, it's a crossroad between the two biggest towns of Crete, Heraklion and Chania and it's the perfect starting point for visiting every corner of the island.

Outdoor

The villa features a 1000 sqm outdoor space with a large tile paved veranda and an even larger pool deck with a private, eco friendly swimming pool (9m long & 1.40m deep). The spectacular views and the breathtaking sunsets will enchant you each day and evening, assuring you a memorable stay. The family size wooden table of the veranda invites you to enjoy your Cretan meals, while the lounge furniture is ideal for a night drink by the pool. At the stone-built BBQ facilities with the extra sink and fridge you can experience homemade al fresco lunches. Additionally, there is a lot of space covered with grass, ornamental trees, rose bushes, geraniums and aromatic plants, whilst the stone paved path leading to the entrance of the villa is the perfect place to safely park your car.

Indoor

The villa is a one-storey building with a stylishly furnished open-plan living room and a large fully equipped kitchen with a dining table for 4. The spacious sitting area features one triple and one double sofa, an armchair, a dining table for 6, a fireplace, and two double windows opening onto the veranda and the swimming pool. A long corridor connects the living room with the bedrooms and bathrooms. The villa disposes of three bedrooms (1 double and 2 twins) with great views to the garden and pool, and two bathrooms: one with bathtub and another with shower cabin. The house is equipped with a/c in all bedrooms and living room, washing machine, dishwasher, free satellite WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD player, hairdryer, safe box, iron/iron board, first aid kit and all necessary items and appliances for a comfortable stay.

* Bath and pool towels, bed linen, bed covers, blankets and extra pillows are provided

* Housekeeping every 3 - 4 days. Pool and garden attendance twice a week.

* Baby travel cot, high chair, bed side protection, baby bath, potty seat provided upon request. Toys and books are available.

- Feel free to ask us for car/bike rental, airport transfer, yacht cruise, excursions, daily housekeeping, starter grocery shopping, baby-sitting, etc.

Givera Villas (Villa Givera and Villa Metochi) is a family business launched by Mr. George Kazilas who wanted to put his own spin on the promotion of Cretan hospitality and top-notch accommodation and service. In 2006 he raised two lovely, private villas with personal commitment and care in order to preserve the Cretan heritage and offer visitors the opportunity to explore the beauties of this land, enjoy the landscape and experience the Cretan way of life. The longtime know-how of Kazilas Family is a guarantee of high quality vacations and a travelling experience you rarely get as a mass tourist. Villa Givera and Villa Metochi stand in two different locations, but they are both just a few-minute drive from the town of Rethymnon.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: (£85.34) €100.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

• Please turn OFF interior and exterior lighting, A/C and electric items when not in use.
• The swimming pool’s depth is 1.40m. Avoid swimming when having eaten or consumed alcohol. Children should always swim under supervision.
• Please respect the quiet hours: 15:00 to 17:30 and 23:00 to 07:00, mainly in the swimming pool area.
• The villa should be left in a reasonably tidy condition on departure to enable property to be cleaned and prepared for next guests.

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 7 night

About the owner

Marina K.
Tourist Licence
1041K91002959201
Average reply time:
46 minutes

Calendar updated:
18 Sep 2021

Years listed:
9

Based in:
Greece
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 11 Jul 2013. Located in Rethymnon, it has 25 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1436.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 18 Sep 2021.

Reviews

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Explorer528477

Book it - wonderful stay
Jun 2021

We spent just over two weeks at this property and had a fantastic time. We have stayed at houses throughout Europe, Caribbean and the USA and this is one of the best places for the price, we have sta… More 

Reviewed 3 Jul 2021

Saw502
Solihull, United Kingdom

Great villa ideally located
Aug 2020

From the outset I got the impression from dealing with owners that this villa was as advertised which is not always the case. What you see is what you get. A home away from home with location high in … More 

Reviewed 10 Aug 2020

Pjerome1976
Dusseldorf, Germany

Wonderful retreat, perfect view, impeccable service
Oct 2019

We stayed for 12 days at this beautiful villa with our 3 kids. The house is complete, wonderfully decorated and offers everything you can think of. Pool, Garden and interior were serviced in perfect i… More 

Reviewed 25 Oct 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our villa and we really appreciate your comments.
Paul D
Wreay, United Kingdom

Fantastic
Oct 2019

After seeing the photos of the villa we had high hopes and we weren’t disappointed. The villa was fabulous. The sitting room and general living area was so comfortable. So often in holiday villa… More 

Reviewed 12 Oct 2019

Owner's reply:
Thank you for writing such great things about our Villa, our services and the surrounding area.
fwfg
Kastrup, Denmark

A beautiful holiday home for children's family and yoga lovers
Apr 2019

We are a family of three (a couple and a five-year old boy) who truly enjoyed our one week's stay in Villa Givera late April/early May. Marina, her family and her house-keeping team made us feel … More 

Reviewed 10 May 2019

Owner's reply:
Wow! Thank you so much for your detailed and inspired review! I'm sure it will be really helpful for future travellers! It will be our pleasure to have you as a guests again in the future! All the best!
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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Marina (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Marina (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Marina (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Marina the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Marina (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Marina (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Marina (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Marina (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Marina (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Marina (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Marina (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Marina (the owner) a message.

If Marina (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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