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Enjoy the Cretan nature at Villa Athina!

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Sfakaki, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
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 a...
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Listing #HL133363
About the Owner
Family K
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
Interaction with guests
Our family is ready to offer you a warm and hospitable welcome along with an experience of Cretan culture. We always welcome our guests upon arrival and help them feel comfortable from the very first day.
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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

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

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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Reviewed July 8, 2012


Management response:Responded July 18, 2012


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
General: Air conditioning, Satellite TV, wi-fi access
Utilities: Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine, clothes lining Kettle, Coffee machine, Toaster, Iron, Ironing board, Hair dryer, cooking utensils, bed linen, towels etc
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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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.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Chania, Heraklion: 65.0 km
Ferry: Chania or Heraklion: 55.0 km
-Coming from Heraklion via the national road and 8 km before reaching the town of Rethymno and 500 meters from the village Stavromenos, turn right and go down the old highway, turn right again, go under the bridge is there and in front of you roundabout route to get the Monastery of Arsani. After the monastery located in the village Pagalohori. Go ahead and at the end of the village on the main road to the right will take you to Villa Athina.
-Coming from Chania via the highway. pass Rethymnon and 8 kilometers from the city situated in the village Stavromenos. 500 meters west from the village there is a node and follow the left path to monastery of Arsani. After the monastery you see the village Pagalohori. Go ahead and at the end of the village of the main road, on the right side, you wi...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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