Crete - Makrigialos
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms

Traditional stone villa with private pool ,bbq, garden in a very peaceful location

Rena’s villa position is stunning. Set on a hillside overlooking the sea, the villa boasts fantastic sweeping views over unspoilt countryside filled with olive groves, down to the sparking azure sea. The villa offers a fantastic degree of privacy, and there are very few signs of habitation as far as the eye can see. However as the bustling harbor of Makriyialos is only 3km away, you have privacy without sacrificing convenience; with the car you can easily reach the numerous tavern as, shops and unspoilt beaches throughout your holiday stay.

The villa offers particularly spacious accommodation with a total of four bedrooms arranged over two floors, and two lovely terraces, one on the ground floor at the front of the house, and the other on the first flour leading off one of the bedrooms. The traditional feel of the house, which strikes you immediately upon seeing the thick, stone-walled exterior as you approach along the rough track leading to the house, is echoed in the interiors which have been furnished with family heirlooms and antiques.

The bedrooms have lovely old iron bedsteads with decorative metalwork and modern floors and shutters. The very special living area boasts an open fireplace and to one side is a large well equipped kitchen area with a full oven and fridge. Access to the ground floor double bedroom and shower room is also off the lounge and a solid wooden staircase leads to the first floor bedrooms and a bathroom. All the bedrooms on the first floor have attractive sloping beamed ceilings, and from the single bedroom there is access to a large terrace at the front of the house which is perfect spot to sit in the quiet of the pate evening and watch for shooting stars.

Outside there is the pool area with the barbeque and the garden with a tamarisk tree.
The house offers a perfect combination of the peace and tranquility of VAYIA, with the shops and nightlife of MAKRIYIALOS just a short drive away.

Address

Makrigialos, Makrigialos - Crete, Crete, Greece

Accommodation & Outdoor Amenities

Local Amenities and Activities

MAKRIYIALOS is located 120 km from Heraklion airport to the southeast of the island of Crete.

On picturesque peaceful beaches all light and color you can enjoy the clear sea and allow yourself to sink into a state of total tranquility. Makriyialos as the southernmost Cretan village, has one of the longest summer seasons. The village has a wide range of tavern as, shops mini markets and bars. Swimming, fishing, water sports, trekking are some of the activities you can try during your holiday whilst you can discover more than 80 archaeological places by the country side such as:

  • The most important archaeological site of Crete the Minoan palace at Kato Zakros.
  • The ruins of the medieval village of Voila with its beautiful drinking fountains and the church of st Georgios (15th century).
  • The Venetian Mansion of ETIA.
  • The “valley of the dead”
  • The island of LEFKI (KOUFONISSI) a small uninhabited island a few miles away in the Libyan sea very important center in ancient times for the production of MUREX dye with its stone theater of 1000 seats.
  • CHRISSI Island (Golden Island in Ierapetra)
  • The TOPLOU Byzantine monastery (the rich monastery) and monastery museum which is particularly interesting.
  • The monastery of KAPSA and its gorge protected by Natura 2000
  • The palm grove of VAI.

    You can also visit many of the island villages.

  • ORINO famous for its local wine and raki production.
  • PEFKI the traditional village with the gorge
  • KALAMAFKA Village discover the cavernous church of the holy gross clamping up to 224 steps and admire the “rock garden” try to see the “stone god” a huge sculpture that depicts the head of an ancient god, which for some is that of Zeus or of Asclepius and for others of Christ. The features of the face are discernible for only few hours in the afternoon and especially during the summer’s months.

  • Check in / Check out times

    15:00

    Airports / Sea Ports / Other Transport

    Heraklion Airport

    Driving directions (from airport or sea port)

    120 kms from Heraklion Airport to the East and South of Crete

    Policies & Disclaimers

    When booking we ask for a deposit of 30% of the total cost. The balance is payable eight weeks prior to arrival. If booking within 8 weeks of the arrival we will need the full cost. In order to confirm your booking, the deposit must be paid Payment You can pay direct bank transfer. Guests are responsible for any damage or loss caused by them. Full payment for any such damage or loss must be paid direct to the owners

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