IDEAL SPOT TO ENJOY A RELAXING HOLIDAY IN THE CRETAN NATURE & INDULGE IN LUXURY

Yiannis Pol

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Bedrooms 2
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IDEAL SPOT TO ENJOY A RELAXING HOLIDAY IN THE CRETAN NATURE & INDULGE IN LUXURY

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Detached design villa with private swimming pool, terraces and garden

A luxury residence designed to allow its guests to enjoy the unique Cretan nature in complete relaxation and privacy.

Situated on the central part of the island near the Kourtaliotiko gorge, our guests are immersed in the tranquillity of the villa with its swimming pool, garden and lemon groves, overlooking an extensive view of the mountains and sea.

Carefully designed to operate over the whole year for those looking for an escape to the countryside and enjoy the stillness of the Cretan mountains and gorges and the Mediterranean blue waters.

The residence is a two-storey villa (120 m²) and consists of two double bedrooms (one double and one twin bedroom), two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, balconies, terraces, BBQ, cocktail bar private swimming-pool and garden. The villa can accommodate one family or two couples (2-5 persons).

Aghia Pelagia-Spili-Frati & other nearby villages: Useful information for daily basics

Bakery: ‘Katakis Bakery’ in Mixorrouma Village. The Bakery is located in the East End of the village on the main street (on the right hand side towards the direction to Spili) of the village. Around 800 meters from the villas. In the Bakery you can find bread, traditional Cretan toasted bread, pastries, croissants, cookies, pies etc. milk, yoghurts. The bakery operates also as a mini-market.

Traditional Cretan Feta cheese, yoghurt and yellow Cretan cheese and Olive Oil: ‘Tzourbakis’ Creamery. It is a local producer of feta cheese and yoghurt and of olive oil. The cheeses/yoghurts are made by local fresh milk and are considered of high quality ones.

http://www.gastronomosonline.gr/paragogoi/119/Turokomeio-Tzourmpakis

Location: In the West End of Mixorrouma Village. AS you drive from the city of Rethymno to Mixorrouma there is a long right turn just before the entrance of the village. The kiosk is located in the mid distance of this long turn

Mixorrouma village (New and older one): Old Mixorrouma Village (lower Mixorrouma)

As a traditional village impresses the visitor with the way construction - no internal roads (streets) only ring road and the houses are concatenated one after another.

Located a short distance from Above Mixorouma in less than 300 meters.Surrounded by an astonishing beauty and grace flowing through the valley of the river with water and summer full of verdant plane trees and a variety of several other large and small plants in a way that literally blossoms in green in all its nuances and melodic voices of innumerable birds create a fantastic atmosphere paradise really deserves to enjoy all of the senses.

In New Mixxorouma ('Over Mixxorouma') visitors can find the oven for bakery, gas station, three cafes and a snack bar framed with museum types of old agricultural tools and household equipment. He can also see and buy wickerwork, the two remaining handmade basket craftmen.

Kourtaliotiko Gorge, Preveli Monastery&Palm Beach : 'Kourtaliotiko Gorge' is located in the prefecture of Rethymno, approximately 2km from Anna Villas and 22 km south of rethymno. It follows the river and ends at the Preveli lake and palm beach. Halfway meets a path that passes through the gorge and leads to the beautiful church of St. Nicholas. The Canyon is of incredible beauty and the scenery is rough. It is rich in wildlife and the river is divided in five streams which unite and form small lakes and a huge waterfall! The Gorge is a Kourtaliotiko miracle of nature! Really worth visiting it in order to indulge in the beauty and wildness of the Cretan landscape'.

'Preveli'

'Lake Preveli is the most beautiful and most impressive natural attraction island.The magical forest of palm trees leads to an exotic beach with golden sands. The landscape is really dreamy thus each visitor of the island must see it!'

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
Yiannis Pol (Property Manager)
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We had the most amazing holiday! The contact (we asked lots of questions and they were all answered immediately) with Yiannis before we left the UK was excellent and the care we received from his family during our stay at the villa was flawless.

The villa itself was immaculate when we arrived and we got clean towels and sheets every three days. The interior of the villa is like a show room, very modern and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the modern appliances that you could need and the beds are very comfortable. The villa itself is situated within mountains and it is designed so that regardless of which room you are in, or which balcony you sit on (there are numerous) the views are simply stunning.

Our children loved playing in the pool which was cleaned daily. The pool was also graded (deep and shallow end) making it safe for our young children. The are four sun loungers and a sun umbrella and towels provided for pool and/or beach use.

Probably due to the villas elevated position, there is always a slight wind, making the temperature pleasant rather than unbearable and this wind also seemed to control mosquitos and I can honestly say that this is the first time on holiday that we have not been bitten by mosquitos and did not need to use any form of repellants.

Although the villa information does say that you can drive cars up to the villa door itself, we tried this and were unable to and if you wish to do this I think you would need a 4x4 as the drive is very steep.

The area is quiet, picturesque and traditional. There are lots of easily reachable beaches and more tourist locations but the villa is so beautiful and the pool such good fun that our young children were reluctant to leave it to do any sight seeing. The barbecue is also very good (good butchers in Spilli) and we had one most nights.

Overall we could not have had a better time. Our every need was catered for. Everyone was welcoming, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our only regret is that our stay was too short. We would love to return next year and simply cannot recommend this villa and the customer service we received enough.
Aug 2011
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Ideal spot to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the Cretan nature & indulge in luxury
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Eins mit der Natur!

  • 5 of 5
Von so einer schönen Lage waren wir sofort begeistert. Wir wurden herzlich von Elaine und Anna empfangen, mit Wein, selbst gebackenem Kuchen und noch ein Osterbrot.
Wir sind in der Nähe viel spazieren gegangen oder sind zum Strand nach Plakias gefahren. Sehr gut essen konnte man auch in Spili. Alle waren super nett!
Vielleicht kommen wir nochmal wieder,
danke Margit und Wolfgang (52 u. 47Jahre)
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Beautifully designed villa in stunning location

  • 5 of 5
It's hard to capture how fantastic this villa is without seeing it for yourself. While photographs of this property online are beautiful the 'real life' views you get from this property are stunning. There are spectacular views anywhere you look out from this property and the five or six terraces mean you can pick and choose which view takes your fancy as well as if you want to be in the shade or sun. Because the villa is high up in the hills there is always a gentle breeze which means August Crete temperatures are very comfortable.

The inside of the villa is very clean and comfortable with a contemporary design. There is a spacious open plan living/kitchen area, two bath/shower rooms and two bedrooms but with all the outside 'rooms/areas' the property seems even more spacious.

Yiannis and family were incredibly attentive to our needs and nothing seemed too much trouble for them. Any issues/questions were sorted/answered straight away as soon as they were raised. Anna even made us two cakes (one as a welcome) during our stay and both were equally delicious and very much appreciated. Eleni came in (always smiling) every day, apart from Sunday, to clean - and our sheets and towels were changed every three days. She also brought us homemade jam and tomatoes from her garden - so kind.

Because the villa was so nice we spent a lot of time at the pool (again, very well kept and the sunbeds very comfortable with spectacular views of the hills and valley) and eating in. Most of the rest of our time was spent at the local beach - Schinaria. There are lots of beautiful beaches on the south coast, but this was our favourite as the scenery from the beach was pure mountains and countryside with no modern building spoiling the view. The water was also crystal clear and great for snorkelling - we saw needle fish, a giant turtle, sea urchins and dolphins as well as all the other many pretty smaller fish.

There are plenty of good taverners to eat at in the area and Preveli monastry is also worth a visit. The Kourtaliotiko gorge is spectacular too. The venetian fortress in Rethimno is also impressive. However, the south of Crete is really more for your beaches, countryside and small rural towns than your grand architectural towns/cities.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to anybody as I can't fault it. It's simply a fantastic villa in a stunning location - the best we've probably stayed in. All of us want to go back soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Wonderful home for a perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful stay in this house at the end of May-beginning of June 2013. The house is beautifully designed, the inside decoration is very modern, all the furniture and amenities are in excellent condition (basically everything is new, as the house was built only 18 months ago). The views from the house (on the Cretan country side) are very spectacular. We also enjoyed very much the time we spent at the private swimming pool. The owners are really very nice people who will do everything to make your stay enjoyable and an unforgettable one.
We definitely had a high-quality experience in this beautiful house so we can only recommend it to anybody who would like to spend special moments during their holiday with this extra "luxury" touch which we enjoyed so much.
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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A beautiful villa amidst beautiful scenery

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in villa 2 for almost two weeks and our only regret was that it wasn't for longer. The villa is ideally located about one and a half hours' drive from Chania, and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. It is situated on a ridge with panoramic views in every direction.and both the north and south coasts can be reached in about 20 minutes by car. During our stay we travelled widely across the island and were just amazed at the scenery, the great food and the friendly people. As it was springtime, there were wild flowers everywhere and it was ideal for walking. There are so many lovely places to visit on the island, but a particular favourite of ours was the Amari valley, which is easily reached by car. We really enjoyed the Cretan food and were never disappointed with anywhere we ate. In particular though we would recommend a little taverna, can't remember its name, which is the last one on the left as you leave the village of Spilli going east. Do not miss this place if you want to enjoy authentic local food. Caroluma's 'sweet bakery' in Mixorruma is brilliant, and the 'regular' bakery across the road has beautiful fresh bread in the morning.

The villa was immaculate when we arrived and Anna was there to welcome us with a homebaked cake,show us around and make us feel welcome. We also met Eleni who came in every day to clean and make sure we wanted for nothing. Even although we felt the pool was just a little too cold at that time of year, to take the plunge, Eleni kept it spotlessly clean, just in case! The villa is designed with several terraces and sitting out areas, so that even if it is a bit breezy at times, there is always somewhere sheltered where you can sit and enjoy the views.

We have been fortunate to stay in self-catering properties in various parts of the world, but this place is amongst the very best we have come across, and returning for us, is not a question of 'if' but simply when!
  • Submitted: May 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
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Perfect home for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5
This was our first stay In Crete and we will definitely come back. The villa is very functional, extremely well designed and set in beautiful scenery. It is away from crowded areas and yet close to beaches, Minoan sites, local fruit growers, etc.
Yannis was extrememly helpful in organizing our holiday, as well as assisting during and after our stay (we forgot the camera battery at the villa and Yannis shipped it back to our home in Luxembourg).
We very much appreciated the welcome cake and wine (and the daily cleaning).
Thank you so much Yannis, Anna and Maria !
  • Submitted: May 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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true landmark in the Cretan scenery

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed a wonderful 2-week holiday in this magnificent villa, a true landmark in the Cretan scenery, a different view after each bend in the road.

Thanks for your warm wecome and willingness to assist.

We will highly recommend these villas, no doubt about that.
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Ferry
14 Kilometres
Plakias
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
Mixorrouma
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Preveli Beach
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Mixorrouma Village
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Mixorrouma Village
Car: recommended

Anna Boutique Villa is situated in a small and quite village in the inner island of Crete. This rural village set amidst rolling hills of olive, orange and clementine trees at the top of a lush valley.

Due to it’s location, the Aghia Pelagia based villa is a perfect starting point to discover the island of Crete. Aghia Pelagia is within Mixorrouma village (200m walk) which has several small shops. The spectacular Kourtaliotiko gorge is at 5km distance of the villa, Preveli Beach and Monastery at 11km, and Plakias village with the surroundings beaches at 14 km. You can also visit the Kallikratis gorges (35km), the Amari Valley (23km) or the city of Rethymno (24km) with its historical centre.

The Villa has panoramic view; from the one side 'Kourtaliotiko' george and the wild rugged Cretan mountains, and the wild rugged Cretan mountains, and from the other side the small lush valley. Walking paths takes you in the heart of the authentic Cretan nature.

Other Activities: trekking, hitch-hiking

Ski: Psiloritis Mountain.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rethymno Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September -50% discounted
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
€80
€490
€1,990
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
€120
€840
€2,890
 
 
November
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
€80
€560
€1,990
 
 
Winter time!
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
1 night minimum stay
€80
€560
€1,990
 
 
March
Mar 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
€100
€700
€2,490
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
1 night minimum stay
€120
€840
€2,990
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
€150
€1,050
€3,990
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
1 night minimum stay
€170
€1,190
€4,490
 
 
July
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
€190
€1,330
€5,790
 
 
August
Aug 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
€220
€1,540
€5,990
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes -Payment methods: cash
-The rates above are for 2 guest. For any extra guest there is an extra charge of 15 Euro per person per night.
-The rates shown from November to 10th of April are monthly rates and exclude the bill costs.
-for booking less than a month, then normal rates are applicable (total rates with bills costs included -except the use of A/C)
Long lettings during off-peak season (Oct

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Rethymno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Flexible to add more furniture if need (child bed etc.)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , 2 twin/ single , Flexible to add more furniture if need (child bed etc.)
  • Bedrooms (as all villa unit) are fully equipped with brand new and luxurious furniture and anatomic mattresses in order to allow guest indulge in luxury and complete relaxation. Feel like being home.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Anna Boutique Villa is a luxury residence designed to allow its guests to enjoy the unique Cretan nature in complete relaxation and privacy. Situated on the central part of the island near the Kourtaliotiko gorge, our guests are immersed in the tranquillity of the villa with its swimming pool, garden and lemon groves, overlooking an extensive view of the mountains and sea. Carefully designed to operate over the whole year for those looking for an escape to the countryside and enjoy the stillness of the Cretan mountains and gorges and the Mediterranean blue waters. The residence provides luxury two floor villa (120m2) with two double bedrooms (one double and one twin bedroom), two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, balconies, terraces, barbeque, and private swimming-pool. The villa can accommodate one family or two couples (2-5 persons).
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