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VILLA LAGADA – Home 133821 Villa

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 11

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


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

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Bedroom 5: Bunk Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 3 En suites, 1 Toilet Only


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Getting around

We would always recommend hiring a car, this can be picked up from the airport. There are a number of towns such as Ierapetra, Sitia snd Agios Niklos that you may wish to see, along with the Island of Spinalonga. The local town of Makrygialos is approximately 5 minutes drive from the villa.

Interaction with guest

Before you arrive at the villa you will be order a welcome pack to be waiting for you, simply for a cold beer when you arrive or to make a full breakfast when you wake up so you don't have to run to the supermarket as soon as you wake up. We have an amazing management team who will be waiting for you when you arrive, to not only give you the keys but show you the villa. the team is run by our good friend Areti. She will also be hand 24 hours a day to simply point you in the direction of a taverna or to sort out any problems that may occur whilst your away such a needing a doctor or pharmacist. We are also on hand via email and telephone at all times. We simply want you to have an amazing holiday


Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Damage deposit: £250.00
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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House rules

Smoking is ONLY allowed outside the Villa. Under no circumstances is smoking allowed inside and the deposit will not be refunded if this has occurred as a deep clean will be necessary including the laundering of all curtains.


About the owner

Richard M.
Average reply time:
3 hours 48 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
12 Jun 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Villa has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 11. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Jul 2010. Located in Makry-Gialos, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1500 to £2950.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jun 2018.


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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 32 reviews Excellent
32 reviews

Very Good

“Fantastic villa with spacious pool area and beautiful views”

Reviewed 12 Sep 2015

Villa Lagada is a lovely, modern, well-equipped villa with plenty of sun loungers to lie on by the pool and ample places to sit in the shade with a book. It is situated in a quiet, unspoilt part of Crete where the people are very friendly, and you are welcomed in shops and restaurants with open arms! We journeyed out to Vai beach one day - lovely sand, palm trees, warm sea and crazy inflatable sofa rides! There are also numerous hidden coves and beaches along the coast nearer the villa, some of which you have to scramble down to. We drove up to Elounda to catch a boat to Spinalonga, which was definitely worth a visit having read Victoria Hislop's book and also walked up a couple of nearby gorges. Eating out in Makrigialos at the water's edge and watching the sun set behind the mountains at the Dragon's Cave was fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was always excellent. All in all, a wonderful holiday. We hope to come back again soon.

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your review, they mean a great deal to us. Hope yo hear from you again soon

“A well equipped, spacious and comfortable villa”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2014

The villa is well equipped with all you need for a comfortable stay, especially in the kitchen. The barbeque at the side of the house was a great success, as was the swimming pool and the pleasant outside seating areas. We had some strong winds during our stay which blew debris into the pool and knocked out the satellite TV, but the agents at the nearby Bay View Hotel were extremely helpful and obliging in getting it all put right as quickly as they could. The local town, Makrigialos, has some very agreeable restaurants and a good beach for toddlers. For those who want something more remote and rugged, that is available too. There are some excellent walks for those who are energetic.

Owner's reply: What a lovely review of villa Lagada, thank you so much. As you can imagine we rely on TripAdvisor so much these days so thank you again

“great weather; friendly local village, fantastic villa”

Reviewed 25 Jun 2014

11 days at the villa in Makrigiapoulos with my family was just about right. The layout of the villa and the pool and garden was excellent. The walk to the village was half an hour but by way of a great beachside bar. The ocean was clear and cool and our day charter to the island with Michaelis a great experience

Owner's reply: Many thanks for your review and we hope to see you again at Villa Lagada


Reviewed 18 Jul 2013

Hi Richard and Miriam, > I'm really not sure how to word this mail... I don't > think I have the words that can properly expess what a > fantastic holiday we had in your beautiful Villa!!! We > could not fault ANYTHING!! The Villa was perfect, from the > pool, where we enjoyed many a lazy day cooling off and > watching all the wild and wonderfull bugs that live all > around, to the fantastic Roof Terrace, where we spent many > night watching the shooting stars, and the gorgeous white > Owl flying past. I think you may have another nest in your > chimney... > > Makrygialos was also so much nicer than we expected. I can > understand how you love it sooo much. Everywhere that you > recommended was awesome and then some!!... :)) > > Anja and her husband (whose name escapes me, just now) were > more than helpful, and went out of there way to make our > stay perfect!! > > I just want you both to know, you made ten guests ageing > from 14 to 74, very, very happy!! ...and that is no easy > task!! ;) > > I will be recommending the Villa to everyone I know, and > hope to come back soon to see the garden grow and enjoy the > pure luxury that Villa Lagada offers. > > Thanks again, so much!! > > Lorna (speaking on behalf of all of us)!! xx

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope to see you again soon.

“gorgeous villa in a fabulous part of Crete”

Reviewed 3 Jul 2013

7 of us stayed here including a teenager. The villa was fantastic with everything you could need. The location is lovely but I recommend a car as its worth travelling around the east side of Crete. I hope to return in the near future.

Owner's reply: Many thanks for you kind words and we are so glad you and your family had a wonderful time at Villa Lagada. We look forward to hearing from you again sometime in the future

“Five Star facilities in a beautiful location”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2013

Villa Lagada is a truely magical villa located off the beaten track. The standard and facilities at the villa were five star. We have never seen such a clear night sky so spent many evenings on the roof terrace looking at the stars. Everyone in Makrigialos was very friendly and made us feel welcome. We would recommend learning about the owls before staying - it may save a sleepness night!

Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely comments, I can confirm that we have now made the chimney owl proof! As lovely as they are I too would like them to have babies somewhere else

“Every-thing we dreamed of, more than we hoped for”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2012

The villa lives up to its reputation as being the perfect venue for a large family getaway. Ric and Marion have added many extra features that make it a luxury dream home with the added bonus of spectacular scenery and guaranteed weather. We arrived in darkness and once the track was negotiated we were greeted by the advance party who had been in the pool all afternoon and were flashing torches to guide us in. It was a truly special experience. The locals couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome and part of the community. There was no need to venture further than a 10 minute car drive to access amazing food, beaches and shops. The round trip to the airport was as described and adds to the feeling of seclusion. A truly special experience.

Owner's reply: Many thanks for your kind words they mean a lot to us and potential guests. I have already asked for an estimate to have the lights fitted along the drive. Not only will this look spectacular but assist the driving.

“Fantastic, Realxing, Friendly, what more can you ask for”

Reviewed 26 Sep 2011

This new villa is out of this world. Set on a hill a few minutes drive from a great family freindly town and beach it has everything a 5 star villa should. The view is fantastic the peace and quite is ideal for a relaxing holiday with friends and family and with everything you need within a few minutes drive (did not walk as was too relaxed and the little one was only 6 months old - buty you could walk if you wanted too) The owners cant do enough for you prior to you going out there and then the mangement company are the same - helpful, friendly and wishing you a great holiday. The villa has everything you need and all at a high standard - the pool is brilliant and a really good size. The drive from the airport is slightly longer than other resorts but well worth it to get away from the crowds. If you have a family the beach is great and the sea is shallow for a a good 50m so very safe. We will be back i am sure.


Reviewed 8 Aug 2011

I came out to the Villa for the first time last august but simply forgot to write a review! Last year i travelled with 10 others (including my friend, my family and another family) the youngest person was around 14 and the villa had everything we needed to provide us with a comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable stay! I was younger than most of the adults (by a long way, not that they will admit it) and even i was impressed with the sheer volume of space and equipment that the villa had. Including a Wii and a play station the boys were content while all the girls soaked up the rays. The wide variety of DVDs to play on the fab telly resulted in some cosy nights in watching Bridget Jones! We were so impressed with the villa we returned back to the villa this July for two weeks, this time travelling with a completely different group of people. My family were of course still there but this time my auntie and uncle accompanied us there for the second week. The transformation was outstanding: the first week there was just four of us in the villa allowing us to sprawl out in all the space provided and basque in the complete tranquility of the silent villa, with the only noise being the gentle breeze. We used the BBQ a few times that week but mainly ventured out into the tavernas which are just a 5 minute drive away, i must recommend the fish restaurant at the end of the main street ( i cant quite remember the name of it. But if you get to Gustos [another fab place to eat] or coukos bar- just keep walking), it has shells on hanging down and the guy is a small chubby man called Mimis. He is a great host who will sit and talk to you for hours over several rakis! The second week could not have been more different! With cousins aged 8 and 3 the atmosphere was less tranquil and more fun. I had several portions of "soup" served to me (water in a frisbee) and was cooled down numerous times a day, as the 8 year old drizzled cool water on me. We had many more BBQs that week as the atmosphere was perfect for it, we sat round the comfy chairs and played hundreds of games of monopoly deal [which you must play, the cards are provided in the villa] The villa is able to cope with whatever holiday you are plannning... whether it be a holiday amongst friends, family, or with little children serving soup, the villa has all that you could possibly want, and much more than you would expect from your standard villa. I am definitely planning to return for my third year running!

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