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Traditional Villa Close To The Beach

Villa Athena
13 reviews
Villa Athena
Villa Athena
The spacious living room and the open kitchen
Family time, while enoying local products
Sunset at the beach
The sandy beach close to the villa
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete
Villa Athena is located in Kato Gouves, inside a big olive grove and 10 minutes away from the beach. The villa consists of a two-floor traditional villa of 150 sq.mt (1600 sq.ft) and a 50 sq.mt (533 sq.ft) independent stone studio (which is rented separately), with a spacious outdoor area and a magnificent garden, full of colors, fragrances and local flora. The combination of stone and wood, with the surrounding olive grove creates a tranquil and comfortable environment The first floor of the villa consists of two bedrooms, each with two beds. On the ground floor there is a very big living room, dining room and kitchen, together with the bathroom and fireplace. On the next floor the are two more bedrooms, each with two beds and with their own bathrooms. All rooms have a closet, drawers and an LCD TV. The kitchen has a coffee machine, dish... Read more
About the Owner, Georgios P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 6 properties
Interaction with guests
We will welcome our guests and show them their house and the whole property. Apart from this, our guests can contact us directly in case they want any information or help concerning their property or their travel to Crete. Our goal is to make their stay as relaxing and comfortable as we can, through our service and suggestions.
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
2 reviews
Reviewed October 1, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We spend an amazing stay among olive trees ! We are 9 friends, we rented the villa and the stone studio. They are both very well equipped and air conditioning in every room is nice. A terrace for every moment of the day; we spent long evenings next to the barbecue to taste Cretan food. The beach, 10 min walk,...

Michal B
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed September 3, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

It was very nice vacation for all our group (10 people for 10 days). -Very beautiful garden with lots of tables and seats, with nice grill. -Way to the sea takes 10 minutes by walk

Berkeley, California
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Reviewed June 30, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We rented the Villa Athena and the adjacent Patrino for two months in the Spring. Family and friends came to visit during our stay. The location was excellent for the varying interests of our guests. A short walk to a lovely beach of jewel like pebbles, an easy drive into Heraklion, good access to archaeological sites and beautiful mountain locations....

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(10)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
-Guests are requested to take the trash to the bins on the main road, since there are no garbage bins outside the property. -Guests are requested to close the A/C's once they...
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About the neighborhood
The unique benefits of Villa Athena is its tranquil environment that makes it feel as a perfect retreat from the city, while being a 5 minute drive from anything one could miss from the city. The beauty of its gardens, the audors and colors makes the environment as relaxing as it can get. Its strategic location close to all the main roads and sights makes touring in Crete very comfortable. Together with the local tastes and drinks that you can enjoy in Crete, it feels like life cannot get any better. It is very difficult for one no to fully recharge here.
Villa Athena is located 500 mt north from a sandy beach, with shallow cool waters. The beach, is next to the Amirandes Resort, which is one of the most luxurious hotels on the island.
Aposelemis river is located just 500m north of Villa...
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How to get there
Airport: Iraklion Airport "Nikos Kazantzakis": 9.3 mi
Ferry: Iraklion Port: 10.6 mi
The guests can contact us, in order to give them exact directions on how to arrive at the property.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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