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The White Houses of Crete

Harbour, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The The White Houses consist of several units and this year we were fortunate to have: The DOUBLE House. This was a very functional house - especially suitable for 2-3 generations - or 2-3 couples and we can warmly recommend it. F.ex: Grandparents on the ground floor. All on one level, large bedroom with double bed and bath/shower close. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed for a week in August 2014. We were met by Nikos, who was very efficient, very helpful and a nice chap. We had the balcony apartment for 2 people. It was very well-equipped with a welcoming hamper of food and essentials. The setting is marvellous, overlooking the lovely little harbour and at the quiet end of the bay,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I rented the Winter House for three weeks and had a fantastic time. From the moment I started the booking procedure to us leaving, everything was spot on. My emails were always answered very quickly and with lots of helpful hints and guidance; our welcome pack upon arrival had more than we needed for the first couple of days and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were lucky that we got to stayboth in the Winter House, and White House, down in the small fishing village of Makry-Gialos, Crete. The first week in The Winter House, which was more than big enough for 3 people. Beautifully decorated with Greek antiques and top quality all over. The Location is perfect, close to everything. A lovely terrace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Been a couple of years since we visited The White Houses. We stayed in The Winter House this time. Still the same high standard, a home away from home. Nikos and the crew made sure eveything was perfect. Lovely welcome basket. We only had a week, but we will be back as Makrigialos and The White Houses are perfect for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We had booked 4 nights in the Balcony Apartment, as part of The White Houses properties in the port town of Makry-Gialos. On arrival, manager Nikos said that seeing as we were celebrating an anniversary he would upgrade us to the Winter House which was a beautiful 3 bedroom house! A great start was made more lovely with a welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

A group of us stayed there (for the second time) for a massage course held nearby. The rooms were clean, and decorated with genuine antiques. We found the houses well restored and each had real character. It was wonderful to sit on the balcony in the early morning (by now hot) sun. And the little harbour with its little boats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2007

No one appears to know this lovely town on the south east coast of Crete. It has a very long beach and lots of lovely tavernas, bars, safe beach and friendly people. We stayed at the White Houses which were formerly fisherman's quarters on the lovely little harbour. They have been absolutely superbly restored and upgraded and apart from the... More 

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