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“lovely family holiday”
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Mountain views as well as area views
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Mountain views as well as area views
New seating area for morning coffee and boat watching Shade all day long, perfect for those hot summer days
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32 reviews
Mountain views as well as area views
New seating area for morning coffee and boat watching
Shade all day long, perfect for those hot summer days
Sea view and shade
Plenty of parking at the front of the villa
Plenty of room to watch a film
Dining Room & Well Equiped Kitchen
Master Bedroom, en suite & balcony
Bedroom 2, en suite & balcony
Downstairs Bedroom, en suite wet room
Twin Bedroom with balcony
Bunk & a Single Bed makes it 11 beds
Makrygialos promenade, great tavernas and local food
Beautiful harbour in town
Makrigialos fishing harbour
Makrigialos Beach, possibly the best in Crete
Diaskari Beach
Take a trip to Mochlos
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Makry-Gialos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

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Pauline H
2 reviews
“lovely family holiday”
Reviewed July 23, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Villa Lagada is stunning and has every thing we could have needed, we were a family group of 5 with a ten month old baby and the house was just amazing for us all. The near by beaches are just lovely with great tavernas and shade for our little one. we had a great holiday

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Glamper10...
Dorset, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Very private luxurious villa surrounded by wild flowers”
Reviewed May 11, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

My partner and I and 4 friends had the most wonderful holiday at Easter, amidst the most amazing array of wildflowers and sage scented mountain air. Just beautiful. Fantastically equipped kitchen and a seating area for every kind of weather. Great places to eat in Makry Gialos and beautiful gorge walks nearby for cooler days. Areti who looks after the villa couldn't have been more helpful. Villa Lagada is at the top of a very bumpy steep track which made us laugh every time we drove up it. My partner uses a wheelchair and it was great to stay somewhere that had a completely accessible ground floor, our only criticism would be that the bedroom could do with flyscreens on the windows similar to all the other rooms, it was a shame not to able to have them open at night. We really hope to be able to return at some point

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Shaun P
1 review
“Brilliant Luxury Villa With Incredible view and Fantastic Amenities And Quality”
Reviewed September 5, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

I would highly recommend this Villa. The pics do not do it justice. Richard and Miriam are brilliant owners who made the whole process very simple. They provided excellent insight on the area, including restaurants, beaches and shopping.
All rooms are fully loaded and quality of the internal appliances and accessories are amazing. Areti the manager of the property is exceptionally helpful and on stand by to help. Great for kids as well.
The local area is great especially Green Beach and Kalo Nero.
The villa is perched up on a small hill with a great view.
Thanks to Miriam and Richard for a great time. We will definitely come back.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 6, 2016
Thank you so much for an amazing review, we are glad you enjoyed your holiday so much and we look forward to hearing from you again
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goldtibor
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“A superb villa with all mod cons”
Reviewed August 11, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We were an extended family, 3 generations ranging in age from 74 down to 3.The villa was exactly as described and exceeded our expectations. Excellent bedrooms with (mostly) en-suite bathrooms, spacious living room with wifi and satellite TV and DVD player, a well-equipped kitchen with an adjacent dining area, a lovely pool with plentiful lounging and seating furniture and a BBQ. There was nothing we wished we could have had. The area is very nice, loads of beaches, ATMs, supermarkets and tavernas within easy distance by car. The nearby management office is staffed by a very helpful and charming Areti. All in all, as the title says, a wonderful villa holiday was had!

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Liked best: Watching my youngest grandchildren gain confidence in the pool. Lovely views.
Liked least: Neighbours a tad noisy. But then so were we if we coulod have been overheard. Approach road from main road a bit 'hairy'.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Aug 13, 2016
Wow, thank you so much for your wonderful words, it means so much to us. Hopefully we will hear from you again in the future.
Thank you once again
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John L
1 review
“Perfect family location , even better than we hoped !”
Reviewed August 10, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Ideal location for a large family or group of friends , sun on the pool all day long but plenty of shade and quiet areas to find if needed. The owners provided recommendations for local tavernas and supermarkets all of which were enjoyed. Nearby beaches were safe to swim and snorkel and were not overcrowded.

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Liked best: The clever and thoughtful design of the Villa
Liked least: Initial approach up the hill to the property in the dark but the views and tranquility were worth it when we got there.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 11, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind words, we try very hard to make everyones stay as near perfect as possible, hope to hear from you again in the future.
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Ilkley
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Perfect - we couldn't have asked for more!”
Reviewed July 28, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Such a well thought out, spacious villa and so well equipped. We had 3 generations - 8 adults (one in a wheelchair), a toddler and a baby and never felt on top of eachother or like we needed for anything. Areti, the local manager is a gem and nothing was too much trouble. The villa is beautifully and thoughtfully set out with the different seating areas for either maximum or minimum sun and the pool is a good size too! It is also genuinely wheelchair accessible with ramps and a good spacious wet room (with shower stool). It was our first visit to Crete and we loved the atmosphere, the people and the local town had everything we could wish for, especially the bakery! All in all an excellent holiday and we would all recommend this beautiful villa.

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Liked best: The openness and accessibility of the villa and how spacious it felt even with all of us there
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Jul 29, 2016
Thank you so much for your review, it really helps. We also promise to install a beer fridge outside near the BBQ and make sure a cool box is always at hand in the villa for trips to the beach
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hobnob97
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Outstanding”
Reviewed June 23, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

It wasn't until my visit to the beautiful Villa Lagada in May 2016 that I realised how much I had missed Greece, the people, the culture, the views. Crete, Makry Gialos and the Villa Lagada are a winning combination. In my opinion there cannot be a better equipped home from home to spend time in. Clean, everything for 10 plus people and as the property sits at the top of the hill, with no one to overlook, outstanding views of mountains and the sea. We walked up gorges to sleepy grecian villages, drank far too much and made some wonderful friends - we will be back.

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Liked best: Areti the property manager, the view and the restaurants
Liked least: Loved it all
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children
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Management Response
Jun 24, 2016
Thank you so much for this glowing review and we are so glad you enjoyed the gentle stroll up the gorge.
We hope to hear from you again soon
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