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Villea Village Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Villea Village in August 2016 for one week. It was my partner and 2 children, 11 & 12 years of ages. Our first impressions of the room were not great but after the first night we had fallen in love with the resort, area, and staff. Sue and Vallsalis were brilliant and looked after all their clients... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Villea has become synonymous with hometown which if you don't visit at least once a year you feel like something is missing. I have written a couple of reviews which you may search for detailed recommendations. What i have to say this time is that this resort has a unique energy and vibe. If you visit it once it magically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

A relaxing week at this lovely small resort set in a Cretan olive grove. Very welcoming and easy access to restaurants and beaches nearby. Staff are friendly and accommodation is clean. Rooms are basically furnished but the rest of Villea makes up for that. Kids love the safe pool.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a perfect stay in Villea Village thanks to Vasilis the owner, Soula who made the breakfast and ran the pool bar in the morning and Nikos who made the best drinks in the afternoon and evening and also Nikos from the reception. All stay made the stay feel like at home, like we were a part of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a great place for relaxing. It is set in lovely gardens leading to a large open air pool surrounded by olive trees which provide a welcome shade from the sun. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Vasilis, the owner is always ready for help and advice. If I have any critism of the resort at all is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Stayed here as couple for week swap via RCI. Hotel has large outdoor pool surrounded by shady tress, with sufficient sunbeds for both guests and others who also use the pool area – this is the heart of the hotel complex. It is however only a couple of minutes to walk to safe sandy beaches with gently sloping shallow sea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I can't remember when I felt so much warmth and good will around me. We stayed here for three weeks and it was so laid back and relaxing. The staff, especially the Lady at the bar and breakfast, was so good at her job, we were looking forward to have our beer so much every day. This resort has a... More 

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Saffron Walden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I was moved to write a second review of Villea Village as we never return to a previously visited resort but this is a first for us, why? It is quiet, peaceful, friendly and quaint with well maintained gardens and very helpful and well informed staff. With nearby walks, gorges to explore or mountains to view some stunning scenery. Located... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We booked this resort through out RCI points and could not believe that RCI would have this on their books. We were met at reception, which was dusty, drab, dark and dingy by a very stern lady who was not at all welcoming. We were taken to our room, which was so out dated I felt we had been taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

When we found this resort we were nearly put off by the 2 hour airport transfer time. We are really glad we didn't let it. The resort is peaceful and the pool is great. Rooms are clean, although basic, and the staff are friendly. Situated right in the middle of a town with a nice harbour and plenty of bars/restauarant... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villea Village is located on the South Eastern coast of Crete, where you will find still Authentic Crete.... The small resort is built around an olive grove, each apartment with its own patio or balcony overlooking the gardens or the mountain backdrop. Lie around the large pool shaded by olive treesor walk 50 meters to the beach, crystal clear waters. The fishing village with seaside tavernas and drink establishments serve famed local cuisine. Gorges for hiking, architectural sites, wineries and local mountain villages, along with stunning day trips and adventures await you or you can simply lie by the pool or simply spend time watching the local craftsmen and fishermen ply their trade. Hear Cretan music, learn Cretan dancing, drink Cretan wines and local spirits, have a go at quiz night, enjoy poolside bar b ques or do nothing at all. This small resort is run family style with most staff giving 15 plus years of Cretan hospitality and welcome back guests as once is never enough!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villea Village Resort

Address: | Sitia, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece (Formerly Royal Villea Village)
Location: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Makry-Gialos
Price Range: $43 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villea Village Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Villea Village Hotel Makry-Gialos
Villea Village Resort Crete, Greece
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