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St. George's Retreat Village

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Kokkino Chorio, Crete 73008, Greece
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful 2 weeks at St George's Retreat with our 2 children, and found it to be perfect in every way. The photos don't really do it justice as the flowering plants and fruit trees are now well established, and the quality of accommodation and furnishings are very good. There are lots of beaches & taverna's within either... More

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Valencia, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stefano's and Roula's villas are amazing! They welcomed us like we were family. The Villa Urania was perfect for the 5 of us. They had supplied us with all the basics for our first day or two - coffee, wine, beer, bread, milk, etc. Roula had even baked us a delicious chocolate cake! Our first evening they came by with... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We spend two wonderful weeks here....The first thing that captures your senses are the panorama views of the entire Souda Bay, the retreat is a village of 9 villas surrounded by fruit trees and flower gardens..Wow!!! The villas are perfect size for a small family, with many commodities. Pools, grills, full Kitchen,etc... The Almyrida sandy beach is a short distance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

These villas are just perfect. The fruit trees and herbs surrounding the villas make for an inspiring environment to cook your own food. The villas are clean and just perfect size with everything you need for a family. The trip is coming to an end and I wish I could come every year to this very special place. I recommend... More

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Faxe Ladeplads, Denmark
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This little village of 9 independent units (houses) offers the most magnificent backbone to a honeymoon, a family vacation or a get-together vacation for friends. The experience from the very beginning was more than excellent - making the reservation and deposit payment was easy, when I requested a few preparations as this was our honeymoon, the reply was simply "consider... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The name "Retreat" is very much appropriate!, that's the word that drew us into researching and finally booking this stay at Stefanos and Roula's villas. We were made most welcome by Katarina and the Stefanos came to see us and explained the area, where to go and eat etc and where to explore, nothing was too much bother. When we... More

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We had a wonderful two weeks at St George's Villa Retreat. It's been said many times before, but Stefanos and Roula really are amazing hosts. We arrived at 11pm and were welcomed with open arms. The fridge was stocked with a bottle of wine, beer, homemade dolmades, cake, cheese, ham, bread, eggs etc. And some lovely touches like a bottle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stefanos, Roula, I have been meaning to write this review for quite some time as my husband, 1 year old daughter and father-in-law spent a week at St George's last summer. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, a private little house with breathtaking views, privacy and the kind of scenery you can't get enough of when you open... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This was more than a villa rental – it was a Cretan experience. The historical location is just outside of a small village and half way up a mountain in a mix of farming and residential properties. Quiet location, stunning sea and mountain views from each patio. Our villa was super clean and well equipped with modern conveniences including a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We can't recommend St George's Retreat highly enough, nor its owners Stefanos and Roula. Wonderful place and wonderful people!! Unfortunately we missed our flight from Marrakech to Crete, but based on the good reviews of the retreat and determination, arrived on the third day of our 7 nights stay. We are glad we made the effort. Our villa (Euterpe) was... More

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Address: Kokkino Chorio, Crete 73008, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — St. George's Retreat Village 3.5*
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About the Retreat: The Retreat Village is situated just below the famous St. George's Retreat cave. The complex benefits from extensive cultivated gardens, olive trees, a vineyard with its own wine press, and a large number of fruit trees, which the guests are free to taste. They are ideal for families and friends who would like to holiday together, but still maintain their private space. There are discounts available for groups who wish to book 3 or more villas. Contact the owner for details. There are two shared pools and a large BBQ area containing both a BBQ spit and traditional baking oven, while the tavern situated high up above the villas will take care of any appetite desire. The village of Kokkino Chorio is 5 minutes drive away while Plaka and Almyrida villages are a further 5 minutes drive each. ... more   less 
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