Villa Thalia-st. George's Retreat Village/a Collection Of 9 Villa
Villa with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and shared pool in Apokoronas, Crete
From £783 per week
Villa to rent in Apokoronas, Crete
Go beyond the tourist eye: A collection of nine villas owned by a Cretan couple who are looking forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of Crete.
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Villa overview - owner's description
The Retreat Village is situated high up on the slope of mountain "Drapanokefala", on the outskirts of "Kokkino Chorio" village (Zorba the Greek was filmed here). It has an astonishing view over Souda Bay and the Aegean sea, and this explains the existence of the St' George's Retreat cave built by the German forces during the II WW, which is actually within the grounds of the complex.
The village of Kokkino Chorio is 5 minutes drive away while Plaka and Almyrida villages are a further 5 minutes drive each, while the city of Chania is 29 Km away (40 minutes drive).
The grounds are extensive and contain a large variety of fruit trees and herbs which guests are invited to use.
There are two 40m2 shared pools with extensive patio areas. Each patio area has ample sun loungers and towel space, as well as areas of natural shade to provide a respite from the sun while still enjoying the pool.
There is a large BBQ area containing both a BBQ spit and traditional baking oven, seating areas and areas of shade.
For the kids, we have just put up a new playground to keep them happy and make their holidays unforgettable.
The complex also has a wine press. If the grapes this year are good enough we will probably organize a feast to celebrate the process of wine making.
On top of the villas and within the complex boundary there are the German watch tower and the entrance to the bunker that was built during the II World War, while just out of the boundary there is St. George's church and the remains of other military facilities that was used during the German occupation. Both sites are worth exploring.
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Outside this villa in Apokoronas, CreteThis villa is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a shared pool, a balcony, a barbecue, a children pool area and outside lighting. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 7 August 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 16 September - 8 November 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 9 November 2019 - 16 September 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Early booking discounts
- Arrive between 25 March - 30 June and receive 10% off if the booking is made 90 days before the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Arrive between 15 January - 31 December and receive 25% off if the booking is for 30 days or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
more than 2 person occupancy
£17.84 per person per night, paid with booking
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 single sofa bed in Living room, 1 cot
1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC
Shared pool, Size 5m x 8m, Depth 1.2m to 1.4m
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV Languages in English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning throughout property, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view, Shared garden, Childrens pool area
Children, Infants, Pets
Private Owner From Bamos, Greece Member since May 2010
Last seen: a month ago
Number of properties: 2