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Beach villa with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and swimming pool in Makri Gialos, Greece

From £784 per week

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Against a mountain backdrop and sea views, enjoy 5 bedroom a/c luxury complete with private pool, patio & BBQ area with outside dining . Wheelchair friendly with an ensuite ground floor double bedroom

Overview

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PRIVATE HEATED POOL
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Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Villa Danae is the perfect setting for the ultimate laid back holiday in the sun with your friends and family

Designed by architect Konstantinos Korakis, the villa provides quality accommodation both inside and out, in a style sympathetic to its surroundings

The lounge, kitchen and dining areas are replicated outside around the inviting private heated swimming pool, surrounded by a terrace with sun beds and settees for lazy days in the sun and evenings under the stars. You'll find an enormous gazebo and umbrellas for shade.

The finishing touch is provided by the purpose built BBQ where the men can prove their culinary skills! The outside dining area is shaded by a pergola allowing for al fresco dining even in the middle of the day.

The well appointed lounge extends onto a patio with further comfortable seating

There is a double (king size) ensuite bedroom on the ground floor, ideal for older guests or those with disability, complete with grab handles and wide doors for wheelchair access.

The whole ground floor has been designed to facilitate older or disabled guests with ramps enabling access all round the ground floor inside and out.

Upstairs you will find another 2 double (king size) en suite bedrooms and 2 twins with house bathroom all with private balconies. The twin beds can be joined to make further king size beds

And for all you sun worshippers and stargazers, there's the roof terrace

Air conditioning is provided in the lounge, dining room and all bedrooms

There is a cot and high chair; let us know if you need more than one

If you've had enough sunshine, the lounge has a music system (iPod, mp3, cd, radio) and a 42" tv with DVD player, Wii and Playstation, along with the wireless router for our broadband internet satellite dish

Villa Danae is ideal for an extended family group, 2 families sharing or for 4-5 couples

Take a look at our video where the photos come to life and start dreaming of your holiday in Crete
or on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_NHxJmVdY8

Local attractions
On your doorstep:
Pervolakia Gorge - scenic walk with smells of the herbs
Mona Kapsa Monastery
Dragons Cave - 2 km east along the coast road, looking back towards Makrigialos and the mountain backdrop
Diaskari Taverna - on the waters edge, shaded by trees with wonderful simple fresh food.
Porphyra - Great Greek Meze and traditional Cretan food
Chrissi Island

Remains of a Roman villa and the Minoan Villa is within easy walking distance from the village
Island of Koufonissi is a small uninhabited island a few miles away in the Libyan sea
The Makrigialos Music Festival takes place over the last weekend in June - includes modern sax to early italian lute music, opera to a childrens concert

Reviews

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2 out of 2 people recommend staying here

Sally

Sally from High Wycombe

"Fabulous" It was the most fantastic villa, just the right size for us (10), with 5 double bedrooms (3 en suite). The pool was great, and the outside furniture particularly good. Views tremendous. The beach at Makrygialos is perfect for teenagers with excellent watersports (€20 for jet skiing, compared to the 50 we paid in Malta earlier in the year). Not too crowded – always sun beds available, soft sand, mild surf and sea not too deep or too shallow. Tavernas on the beach serving food and drinks. Our every days were so good no one could be bothered to go on any trips!Brock

Sally

Sally from High Wycombe

"Fabulous" It was the most fantastic villa, just the right size for us (10), with 5 double bedrooms (3 en suite). The pool was great, and the outside furniture particularly good. Views tremendous. The beach at Makrygialos is perfect for teenagers with excellent watersports (€20 for jet skiing, compared to the 50 we paid in Malta earlier in the year). Not too crowded – always sun beds available, soft sand, mild surf and sea not too deep or too shallow. Tavernas on the beach serving food and drinks. Our every days were so good no one could be bothered to go on any trips!Brock


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“Stunning villa, view, location, people, food ...everything stunning” Priya K - London - July 2011 We stayed for 10 days and felt at home from the minute we arrived & well looked after by Anja. Thanks to Steve & Kay the villa has EVERYTHING you could need!! Cannot fault it! The pictures are beautiful... but the reality is even better! There were 6 people in our party and not once did we feel under each others feet. The area is VERY quiet (which is just what we wanted), a car is much needed if you want to explore, sight see and get away from the more popular beaches (which were still quiet)... its a fair walk to local shops in 34degree heat! When not lounging by the pool we found beautiful quiet coves, explored monasteries & had a lovely dinner at the Dragons Cave restaurant and even had the a local chef come and cook us a meal in our villa. Recommend the trip to Chrisi Island.... the golden beach is AMAZING!

“A wonderful experience I hope to repeat one day!” The villa is welcoming, comfortable, spacious, light, airy, and extremely well appointed and beautifully furnished everywhere. The kitchen and dining/BBQ areas want for nothing. Wall to wall sun for almost two weeks helped. Lovely pool, variety of outside areas, both in and out of the sun and super views. Plenty of useful information, maps, books and DVDs in the villa. The owners seem to have thought of everything. Makrigialos is a delightful little village with a great variety of good restaurants, pastry shop, bars and beaches with shade. The locals made us very welcome. Interesting countryside, bays and beaches. Plenty for everyone to do whether lounging by the pool or wandering through gorges, coastal towns and Cretan villages. Super!! Sally M - Leeds trip advisor May 2011

Villa Danae was amazing....could not fault it one bit. Felt like home as soon as we arrived!!!! Miss it!!! Nicole R facebook.com/VillaDanaeCrete July 2011

“A wonderful experience I hope to repeat one day!” The villa is welcoming, comfortable, spacious, light, airy, and extremely well appointed and beautifully furnished everywhere. The kitchen and dining/BBQ areas want for nothing. Wall to wall sun for almost two weeks helped. Lovely pool, variety of outside areas, both in and out of the sun and super views. Plenty of useful information, maps, books and DVDs in the villa. The owners seem to have thought of everything. Makrigialos is a delightful little village with a great variety of good restaurants, pastry shop, bars and beaches with shade. The locals made us very welcome. Interesting countryside, bays and beaches. Plenty for everyone to do whether lounging by the pool or wandering through gorges, coastal towns and Cretan villages. Super!! Sally M trip advisor May 2011

Villa Danae was amazing....could not fault it one bit. Felt like home as soon as we arrived!!!! Miss it!!! Nicole R facebook.com/VillaDanaeCrete

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Location

Distances to locations

Nearest beach 500m Nearest bar 2km Nearest restaurant 2km Nearest supermarket 2km Heraklion Airport 120km Makrygialos 2km Ierapetra 25km Sitia 40km Aghios Nikolaos 50km

Local activities

Boat hire 10km Fishing 2km Sailling 10km Swimming 5km Tennis 2km Walking 2km Wind surfing 10km

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Facilities

Bedrooms

5 bedrooms, Sleeps 11:

  • 1 king size bed and en suite
  • 1 king size bed and en suite
  • 3 single beds
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 king size bed and en suite

There is also 2 cots

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms, 3 en suite bathrooms, 1 Separate WC

Swimming pool

Private pool with solar heating, Size 8m x 6m, Depth 0.6m to 1.6m

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, Russian, Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 11, Dining area seats 11, Air conditioning throughout property, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Children, Smoking, Restricted mobility , Pets

Extra information

Set on a ridge overlooking the sea with mountains all around. Local chef available to come to the villa to cook or provide locally prepared cuisine Babysitting service available Local gym/spa treatments available in nearby 5* hotel

Steve

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Private Owner From Leeds, United Kingdom Member since Feb 2011

My wife Kay and I are landlords for students and young professionals around the Leeds area. We discovered south east Crete about 5 years ago and in a moment of madness bought a 4000m2 plot of land which is now the location of Villa Danae. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do (when we get the chance!)

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My wife Kay and I are landlords for students and young professionals around the Leeds area. We discovered south east Crete about 5 years ago and in a moment of madness bought a 4000m2 plot of land which is now the location of Villa Danae. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do (when we get the chance!)

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