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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing holiday here. Costas and Manuella are absolutely fantastic people. So happy and full of smiles and stories. The villas are absolutely fantastic. Less than 10 minutes walk to the beach and 30 into the main town. Perfect spot and we will definately be visiting again next year! Thanks for an amazing holiday!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

My husband and I just came back from a super week staying at Ville du Soleil. Our hosts were welcoming and helpful, and the house we stayed in was lovely, with super views over the sea and olive grove below. We had everything we needed, and Kostas and Manuela could not have been more hospitable. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Ville du Soleil is situated in the south-east part of the island, an area known for its coastal microclimate. This is not a 'holiday complex' but a small collection of privately-built traditional Cretan houses which are sheltered by a horseshoe of magnificent mountains with a foreground of olive groves. There is free TV and Wi-Fi but beautiful sea views were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Ville du Soleil consists of a small number of recently built, but in traditional style, two-floor villas. It is located on a hill overlooking the plains below it and the sea. The view from the terrace is truly superb. The villa itself is spacious, comfortable, clean and very well equipped. The owner is very friendly and ready to provide help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was by far one of the best vacations ever. The house was great with free wifi and satellite tv. The rooms are relaxing with a great view from the terrace. Costas the owner is one of the coolest people I had the pleasure to meet. Very funny and outgoing. Chica, his dog, is a cute and lively young lady.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Recently built villa in a traditional style is a good combination. We were spoilt for space with two bedrooms and two bathrooms and large main room. The kitchen was well equipped and the welcome included herbs, oils, coffee, tea, home made jams etc (you get the picture). We did not make much use of the kitchen since Costas's recommended restuarants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My mother and I just spent 2 heavenly weeks here!! I cannot say enough about the area, the accommodation and the wonderful host we found in Costas! He was extremely welcoming and helpful in every way from making recommendations of places to travel/eat/stay etc to saving our electronic lives with a charger when ours didn't work.. just to name a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Once upon a time....we met Kostas.....and then we found our second home! It has a beautiful panoramic view over the sea and olive groves. The house is very well-equipped, with a lovely and welcome package of food including local honey and bread, olive oil, home made strawberry jam and of course Raki! Generally is a very charming and elegant place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in the beginning of October. It was absolutely the best part of our trip in Crete (and Santorini). Our spacious villa had an upstairs terrace with a hammock, a kitchen already equipped with three different types of coffee (Greek, espresso, and filter), not to mention homemade jams, olive oil, and, most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

With our 3 year old girl in tow, we were debating whether to go for an all inclusive two week lobotomy with a kids club thrown in to ease the pain, or keep it real with an independent trip to see the beaches and wonders of south east Crete. How glad we were to have done the latter, ending up... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Ville du Soleil”, is located in the South-East part of the island of Crete, and is comprised of 4 double-floored stone-built houses & 2 bungalows. The houses are built in a traditional Cretan style with wooden ceilings and furniture, with a panoramic view over the sea and mountains, 500 metres from the beach of Laggada. The visitors of the houses have only positive comments to provide, concerning the beauty of the place and the personal care for their comfortable vacations, as can be seen in all internet sites. Costas and Manuela, the owners of “Ville du Soleil” have excellent communicative skills in English. As a Greek national, I can communicate moderately in German and my wife is a native French speaker. The business is open from 1st of April until 30th of November, however, since my wife and I live permanently onsite, we could potentially offer accommodation possibilities throughout the year. The experience that is provided in our business can potentially be expanded to an insider’s look to the area around, by: - organising hiking and bicycling tours, - olive oil seminars (I am an olive oil judge, part of the International olive oil Jury of "Der Feinschmecker” magazine. - daily trips to Koufonissi and Chrissi island, - visiting archeological sites of the area, - as well as an insider’s look to the local cuisine. The houses do not provide a swimming pool, however, the sandy beaches around the area and the relaxing atmosphere provided by the absence of the pool, is one of the attractions to our guests in the past 5 years of operation. I will be looking forward to hearing from you in the near future, Best wishes from Makrygialos, Konstantinos Dritsas ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ville du Soleil

Address: Laggada, Makry-Gialos, Crete 720 55, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Makry-Gialos
Price Range: $55 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ville du Soleil 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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