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Pitsidia Villas

Villa from the pool
12 reviews
Villa from the pool
Patio areas
View from the balcony
Matala Beach
The pair of Villas
The garden & flowers
The Platia in Pitsidia
Matala Bay
Panoramic view - Pitsidia Village
Local Minoan Archaeology
Ancient Gortyn
Lefka Ori Mountains
Matala Beach
Commos Beach
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Pitsidia, Crete
This exclusive villa is situated in an 'authentic' Cretan village. Ideal for those looking for a relaxing retreat. It is only a short walk to village square tavernas and local shops. The beautiful beach at Kommos is only 25 minutes stroll or 5 minutes by car and the resort town of Matala a 15 minute drive. Ideal for the discerning who want to experience 'real' Crete away from the crowded package resorts and excellent for walking, cycling and of course archaeology can be found 'everywhere'.<BR><BR>The villa contains a double bedroom upstairs with hot and cold air conditioning, en-suite fully equipped shower room, large balcony with sun loungers and table and offering mountain/sea views. This large bedroom has a double bed with individual bedside lights and cabinets, a large fitted wardrobe with drawers u... Read more
About the Owner, Bryan H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 72 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2016 for a stay in September 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a week away in the south of Crete at the end of September. We chose to spend four nights here and a further three nights in Plakias (an area further along the coast which we know well, and was an insurance policy if this place was not the ticket). We were met on arrival by...

Ela S
1 review
Reviewed November 12, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Charming apartment near Matala i a beautiful small village - just walking minutes from the town centre and very close to all facilities (bakery, restaurants). It offers an enjoyable, typical living space and Bryan and Sue are very nice hosts. We highly recommend this apartment!

London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

We spent the whole of November at Villa Kai. The house is fully kitted out for a comfortable, long, stay. We loved the firm bed and enjoyed great nights' sleep. The Wi-Fi connection was excellent - this was very important to us as my husband worked from the house. The villa is situated on the edge of charming Pitsidia village...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
There is a baby cot available on request.<BR><BR>A MP3 docking station is provided to enable visitors to play their own music.<BR><BR>We have accumulated a wide selection of books for guests to enjoy whilst relaxing at the villa, around the pool or on the beach - even in between watching the world go by the many bars and tavernas.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
- Prices include a clean after 1 week. Additional cleaning if required is charged locally at cost (30 Euros)
- Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
- Longer lets may be available at special rates - please enquire.
- An identical villa is available for rent - please enquire.
- For special deals see owners website - www.hidden-crete.com
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About the neighborhood
Pitsidia is a village, which sits on the road from Heraklion to Matala. The road by-passes the old village, so it is easily missed. The old village has a ‘platia’ or square at its centre, around which sits 5 Tavernas and a Kafenieon. The village boasts a number of small grocery shops masquerading as ‘supermarkets’, a hairdresser, specialist butcher and a state-of-the-art bakery. Some of the shops are simply doorways, which open up into the narrow streets with only one small room. <BR><BR>Pitsidia is the oldest village in the area. The Cretan residents live in a mixture of old and new dwellings, where generations have welcomed holidaymakers for many years.<BR><BR>The stunning golden beach of Commos is an easy walk, cycle or car hop from Pitsidia (1km), passing throug... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion: 31.1 mi
Ferry: Heraklion: 31.1 mi
From many regional airports in the UK and Europe - EasyJet, Thomas Cook, First Choice, Thomsonfly, Olympic Holidays, Martin Air and many others. <BR>Mid week flights can be really cheap and you can go and return as you wish (eg. go Thursday, return Tuesday) See owner's website for air travel links.<BR>You can take the bus from Heraklion or Chania, take a taxi or hire a car. Car hire is very reasonable - contact owner for special deals. The drive from the airport in Heraklion takes around 45 mins to Pitsidia and total tranquility away from the busy tourist areas.<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
Nearby cities
Crete Villas (4,578)
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