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Enjoy the Cretan nature at Villa Athina!

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
6 nights minimum
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Villa Athina is located in the heavenly peaceful and safe village Pagkalochori, surrounded by olive trees (the ultimate symbol in Greek myths), lemon, orange, tangerine, fig and several other types of trees, fruits, aromatic local herbs (such as “diktamo”) and flowers. In a spacious and well-cared garden which gives the sense of freedom and comfort our field could easily be considered as a real Cretan nature jewel! The villa is ideal for relaxing, unforgettable holidays for you, your family or friends, with a comfortable outdoor area for children and chances for viewing exceptional sunsets! Villa Athina is in a privileged area just 1.5 km far from the beach, the nearest shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. and 20min far from Rethymno town. It has got a beautiful natural and geograp...Villa Athina is located in the heavenly peaceful and safe village Pagkalochori, surrounded by olive trees (the ultimate symbol in Greek myths), lemon, orange, tangerine, fig and several other types of trees, fruits, aromatic local herbs (such as “diktamo”) and flowers. In a spacious and well-cared garden which gives the sense of freedom and comfort our field could easily be considered as a real Cretan nature jewel! The villa is ideal for relaxing, unforgettable holidays for you, your family or friends, with a comfortable outdoor area for children and chances for viewing exceptional sunsets! Villa Athina is in a privileged area just 1.5 km far from the beach, the nearest shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. and 20min far from Rethymno town. It has got a beautiful natural and geographical position so that you can visit the eastern and western Crete easily (about 1 hour by car). The villa is is 75 square meters and offers accommodation for up to 6 people. The house disposes 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 fully equipped kitchen, 1 full bathroom (massage bathtub and shower). The rooms are airy and sunny during the day with large balconies that will give your holiday a distinctive feeling of comfort and well-being. The large veranda with table and chairs will invite you to enjoy your meals outdoors in the fresh air. You can have a drink by the pool and sunbathe among the olive groves and the flowers. There is also a free parking space for your car. The house has view to the garden, countryside and mountains and offers such a tranquil, relaxing and dreamy escape to Crete so you could easily think you are in a small paradise on earth! NOTE: Two more independent houses are located in the same place. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K91002965401More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Even though our stay was short(2nights) after having spent 10 days in the old town of Rethimno,it was relaxing & enjoyable! The owners made us very welcome,they were beautiful people. We would highly recommend the place for anyone who wants to have a quiet break...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Maria2076
Reviewed October 15, 2013

After an extensive internet search we had decided on Villa Athina at Elia Villas in Pagalochori on the central Northern coast of Crete for our weeks stay after a week in Turkey and an 11-day cruise, followed by three days in Athens. We decided on...More

Date of stay: September 2013
1  Thank TasMissy
Management response:Responded October 16, 2013

Thank you very much for your review!!! We are touched by your gentle and kind words!Our best wishes for a pleasant winter!

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Bergen, Norway
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Date of stay: June 2012
Management response:Responded July 18, 2012

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Seattle, WA
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Reviewed June 8, 2012

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Date of stay: May 2012
Reviewed August 29, 2011

PERFECT! CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK! LOVELY CRETAN OWNERS! Villa Athina is 1 of 3 family owned villas sharing a pool in a lovely setting shaded by olive trees. The provided photos do not do the property and surrounding areas justice. We stayed in Villa...More

Date of stay: August 2011
1  Thank startraveller14
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Pool Table
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Pagkalochori in Rethymno is a village near Sfakaki and Stavromenos at an altitude of about 80 metres. The closest villages to Pagkalochori are: Sfakaki, Skaleta, Stavromenos, Loutra, Pigi, Asteri, Arkadi etc. Athina house is in the middle of the island so you can easily visit the eastern and western part of the island, close enough to the beaches of the area (1.5-2km), between two historical monasteries, Arkadi and Arsani monastery, which are open to the publi and close to touristic shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets etc. The resort of Platanes is just a 5-minute drive away from Pagkalochori with more shops etc. The house is finally 10km far from the centre of Rethymno town.
Getting around
The villas are just 1.5 km far from the beach and have a good access to the nearest shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. They've got a beautiful natural and geographical position so that you can visit the eastern and western Crete easily. You can combine your stay with a visit to the closest historical monasteries, Arsani and Arkadi, which are open to the public, archaeological sites (Eleftherna), the nearest picturesque villages (Loutra, Adele, Pigi, Maroulas, Arkadi, Margarites etc) and the town of Rethymno (10km far) with its historic fortress, Archaeological Museum, Old Town and the longest beach in Crete (18 km in length) covering very short distances. You can also go hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in the sea.
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