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Luxury Cretan holiday villas for discriminating tastes and idyllic holidays - J&G Villas Villa Filira, luxury, top-quality amenities, infinity pool

Roula Simantiraki

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, greek
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Roula Simantiraki

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Speaks: english, greek
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Calendar last updated:
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Luxury Cretan holiday villas for discriminating tastes and idyllic holidays - J&G Villas Villa Filira, luxury, top-quality amenities, infinity pool

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Chania Villa Rental Photos and Description

Luxury villas in NW Crete, hospitality, modern elegance

The J&G Villas complex consists of two luxurious villas, conveniently located in the picturesque village of Kolymvari in NW Crete, 22 km from the historical town of Chania and a short drive from the coast. Since the area is not a mass tourism destination, it has retained its original character and offers a unique combination of local, traditional and modern. Visitors may want to take the opportunity to meet locals, taste fresh seasonal products and regional specialties, walk along the seaside promenade and dine at family-run restaurants and taverns. There are numerous golden sand, crystal clear beaches with both popular and quieter spots to choose from, depending on your mood. The area also boasts many historical and archaeological sites, monasteries and museums.

The village of Kolymvari has all necessary facilities, including supermarkets, bakeries, a post-office, bank and ATM machines, petrol stations and a doctor's office.

There is frequent bus service to Chania and other towns as well as a convenient taxi stand. If you enjoy late nights out or shopping, the lively resort of Platanias is just a 10-minute drive away, while cosmopolitan Chania and its wider variety of shopping and entertainment is just 20 minutes away.

The two villas, “Villa Filira” and its brand new sister “Villa Ianira”, enjoy a privileged hillside position overlooking Kolymvari Bay. They are absolutely independent of each other, with the former having been built on a spacious 5000 m² property and the later on a 3000 m² plot. Each of them is entirely fenced in, boasts its own infinity pool and is surrounded by lush olive groves and beautiful gardens. A children’s play area can be added upon request for our young guests. The villas’ architecture, color schemes, decoration and furnishings have taken their natural setting into account in order to provide guests looking for privacy and seclusion with the peace and serenity they desire. The villas’ oversized glass balcony doors and bay windows allow sunlight to flood in while opening onto verandas and patios and providing breath-taking panoramic views of the sea and mountains.

The villas have been outfitted with comfortable, high quality furnishings which are at once cozy and elegant. Special attention has been paid to every detail, including equipping the properties with top-quality, state-of-the-art modern conveniences such as wireless internet, flat screen Led TVs, music systems, alarms, cameras as well as air-conditioning in all rooms.

J&G Villas boast unique aesthetics with an authentic Cretan feel combined with a wide variety of services from which to choose.

At J&G Villas, our aim is to ensure that your highest expectations are not only met, but surpassed during your stay with us.

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Details for J&G Villas Villa Filira, luxury, top-quality amenities, infinity pool 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Villa Filira is a deluxe villa in western Crete set among lush olive groves just a 5-minute drive from the beach and coastal village of Kolymvari, and a short drive to the historical town of Chania. The villa was built to the highest of aesthetic and quality standards and has an elegantly cozy feel throughout: open spaces and high ceilings, a neutral color scheme and soft lines, touches of contemporary design, an abundance of natural light and shaded outdoor areas in which to relax. Bright and breezy, the villa offers 3 bedrooms, a large living room area with bay windows boasting sweeping views of the surroundings, a country chic fully-equipped kitchen, verandas, patios, colorful gardens and a sun-kissed infinity pool and covered deck pavilion. Villa Filira will meet all your expectations for a luxury villa in Crete: privacy, high quality amenities and a wealth of pampering services. An ideal choice for couples, families or friends seeking private, top-quality accommodation in Crete.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Roula Simantiraki (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2015

About Roula Simantiraki

Hello there, my name is Roula Simantiraki, and my husband Manolis and I would like to introduce you to J&G Villas and welcome you to our island. We are both natives of beautiful Crete and want your experience here to reflect the pride that we feel for the natural splendor and historical magnificence of this land. We lovingly constructed our villas in a style that fits in with the gorgeous landscape we are so lucky to have surrounding the properties, and furnished and decorated them in an understatedly elegant manner befitting of the island’s traditional aesthetic. We invite you to come and stay in these luxurious villas for unforgettable holidays on the majestic island of Crete!

Why Roula Simantiraki chose Chania

Located along the sun-drenched northwest coast of the island of Crete, the villa is nestled between the sea and mountains and boasts proximity to beaches, historical towns and spectacular mountain trails and gorges. Elegant decor, luxurious amenities, top-notch services and stunning private grounds are but a few of the reasons to choose the Villa Filira for your holiday in Crete.

What makes this villa unique

From the outset, the concept behind the villa was to create a vacation home of uniquely high standards with elegant, modern aesthetics and contemporary conveniences, and as such no expense was spared in its construction, outfitting or decor. Understated elegance meets natural, environmentally-conscious beauty in this home away from home, whose owners welcome guests as extended family members. Visitors are encouraged to take full advantage of the amenities and conveniences available, including sourcing the freshest of natural ingredients for gourmet meals from the organic vegetable garden and myriad of fruit trees, dipping in or lounging by the exquisite infinity pool or relaxing on the cozy verandas for soothing evenings under the Mediterranean stars.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent a wonderful week in sumptuous surroundings . The Villa is tastefully designed and beautifully situated overlooking Kolymbari. It has picturesque views from every aspect to both the mountains and the sea.



What makes the stay at Villa Filira special however, is the personal touch from Roula and Manolis the Villa owners and an extra delight is the free use of the vegetable garden with its organic produce and herbs.



I'd recommend this Villa to anyone who wants to both rest in and explore Western Crete.
Sep 2013
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Reviews

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J&G Villas Villa Filira, luxury, top-quality amenities, infinity pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

I love this property! It is the perfect vacation home. The pictures do not lie and the owners of this property are fabulous! Not only is the house lovely but the village is adorable as well with plenty of history, good food and createan charm.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Very close to paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 adults) stayed at the villa for ten days. It was perfect from the beginning. Driving through the gate we entered a garden full of flowers, olive and apricot trees as well as herbs, not to mention the vegetable garden we discovered later. Everything was excellently kept, and we made ample use of the latter three.

Entering the house we were overwhelmed by the spacious living room - tastefully furnished and decorated - and kitchen area, that invites to prepare breakfast and dinner and offers a lot of kitchen helpers and gadets. But even more impressive was the view over the infinity pool, down on Kolymbari and the sea.

The sleeping rooms and bath rooms are all beautifully furnished individually and offer solitary space for everyone. There is even a basket containing shampoo, shower gel and other cosmetics.

For every time of the day there is a optimal patio, with view to the sea for breakfast or catching the afternoon sun for dinner. There was always a slight breeze from the sea to allow sitting in the sun even at noon.

Villa Filira offers virtually everything required for a perfect holiday and none of us had any issue that could not be satisfied.

Within 5 minutes driving range there are two villages, Spilia with an "always open" super market and a gas station and Kolymbari with excellent fish restaurants, a bakery and super markets.

Roula and Manolis, thank you again for the opportunity to be at your villa. Your affectionate and hearty reception and the tavern and excursion recommendations really were the icing on the cake for a perfect holiday.

We will highly recommend Villa Filira to our friends.

Best regards

Elke, Thomas and family

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5

Beautilful Villa, and Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

A group of 5 of us recently spent a week at Villa Filira. It was everything we had imagined and more. The pictures just do not do this place justice. It is magnificent! The property, the grounds, the garden, the infinity pool - everything was perfect and exceptionally well adorned. We were only a short drive away from a Super Market but with the wonderful gardens, we had complete access to all the fresh vegetables (zucchini, eggplant, peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc.) that we could ever imagine, herbs (oregano, rosemary, chives, etc.) and their pomegranate and limes were the best I have ever tasted! Because the place was so beautiful, with such a magnificient view, we had a hard time pulling ourselves away from the Villa. The outdoor space is heavenly!! That said, I would highly recommend visiting Chania, a 20 minute drive from the Villa, as it is beautiful. The property was clean, well maintained, spacious and super comfortable for 5 adults to live together easily. Roula and Manoulis, the owners, were very accommodating, and always accessible. Roula was quick to respond to all of our questions and offered assistance and useful information in every way possible. We were greeted with an amazing welcome basket complete with home-made Raki, Wine, Honey, Olive Oil and Lemonade. Both Roula and Manoulis were very warm and hospitable. I would highly recommend this property to any friend or relative looking for a place to stay in Crete. Thank you to Roula and Manoulis for making our stay that much more pleasant!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Vacation in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Villa Filira for two weeks with my boyfriend and two other couples in june. It was fantastic! The villa is incredible, extremely comfortable with all the facilities you need. All the rooms are well decorated with a relaxing style, perfect for all type of vacation. From the amazing infinity pool you have a spectacular mountain and sea view. Colourfull gardens and spacefull patios for any time of the day. Wonderfull sunrises and beautiful sunsets! The location is perfect with many interesting small villages around and at the same time it's far enough from the crowd. The owners are helpfull, available for everything and very very friendly. It was like a dream! We highly recomend this villa to any traveller!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A simply stunning villa to fall in love with

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa with our 3 children in late July. The house was simply far more than what we expected. Being a villa guest for years I can tell that this is a truly exceptional property, that invites you to unwind and relax. If we ever get to have a summer house on our beloved island of Crete, that is just exactly the kind of place we would love to own.Thank you for your hospitality and we promise to be back soon .

The Power family

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Heaven can't be better!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Filira the last 10 days in march and it was hard leaving such a wonderful place.

It's a great feeling being treated as a 5 star guest in a boutique hotel and in the same time the warmful cretan hospitality makes you feeling like home.

What amazed us:

The welcome on the airport where Roula the owner was waiting for us.

The villa is surrounded by magnificient olives and citrus trees and the different aromatic plants.

The villa has a very high standard and perfectly maintained are the outside areas with a spectacular view over the mountains, the sea and the lovely village of Kolympari.

The 3 terraces let us choose where we wanted to have breakfast or al fresco dining.

The gorgious barbecue- place where we took the aperitif and tasted the local fresh fish on the grill.

Inside, the villa is very tasteful decorated and we won't forget the nice attention for our son a nice pet-dog on his bed. Many thanks!!!

The villa was cleaned and the linen changed twice during our stay of ten days.

The best lamb ever!Roula is a perfect hostess and a great chef and let us taste the cretan cuisine.

I nearly missed to mention the very nice housewine of Villa Filira and the homemade welcome hampers.

A very well composed information and documentation about the island,different excursions and local restaurants.(Great recommandations we started our cretan adventure in the Argentina Restaurant, a local tavern with authentic good food and great family hospitality.)

Many thanks to Roula and Manolis for the perfectly prepared villa and the amazing white Callas Bouquet in the entrance.

When perfection becomes reality and hospitality so easy given it's hard to leave...!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
Chania
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Kolymbari
Nearest Ferry
24 Kilometres
Souda
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Kolymbari
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Kolymbari
Car: recommended

J&G Villas are located near Kolymvari, a small village in western Crete nestled between the sea and cliffs, 22 km from the bustling historical town of Chania. As the area in not a mass tourism destination, it still retains its original character and offers a good taste of the local lifestyle. You can take advantage of the opportunity to socialize with the locals, taste fresh seasonal products and regional specialIties, walk along the seaside promenade and dine at family-run restaurants and taverns. The village beach, with some spots being more popular and others quieter, has both sandy and pebbly areas for all preferences and moods. In Kolymvari you can find all necessary conveniences, including supermarkets, bakeries, a post-office, bank and ATM machines, petrol stations and a doctor's office. There is frequent bus service to Chania, as well as a taxi stand. If you enjoy late nights out or a bit of shopping, the lively resort of Platanias is just a 10-minute drive away, while cosmopolitan Chania has an even wider variety of entertainment options.

Distances from the villas:

Kolymvari village : 1.5 km

Nearest beach : 2 km

Chania town: 23 km

Souda Port : 24 km

Chania Airport : 38 km

Heraklion Airport : 150 km

The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, with many daily flights to/from Athens and a number of charter flights to/from European airports. Driving time to the villa is approximately 40 minutes. Heraklion International Airport is roughly 2 hours away and has an even larger network of direct international charter flights.

J&G Villas are an ideal starting point for exploring western Crete and its gorgeous mountain ranges, historical sites and monuments, coastal towns and stunning beaches. Chania town, a 20-minute drive from the villa, is replete with colourful neighbourhoods to wander through and impressive monuments to visit, including the picturesque Venetian port and its lighthouse, the Archaeological Museum and the town’s lively covered market. Those wanting to go behind the scenes can explore spots that are still off the beaten track, with cultural influences that have given Chania its supremely unique character.

Leaving the coast behind and taking inland roads, there is an impressive variation of mountain scenery, with the White Mountains and their famed Samaria Gorge being the most notable. The relaxing coastal resorts of the south and west will offer you a taste of the vast blue sea, with golden beaches and crystal clear waters. Near the villa, you will find the picture-perfect beaches of Falasarna and Balos that are not to be missed.

Our concierge will be pleased to assist with suggestions for places to visit, tours, shops and restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

From €2,450 Per week

Chania Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Mar 28 2015 - May 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,450
 
 
Mid Season 1
May 2 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,800
 
 
Mid Season 2
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€3,430
 
 
High Season
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€4,690
 
 
Mid Season 2
Aug 29 2015 - Oct 2 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€3,430
 
 
Low Season
Oct 3 2015 - Oct 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
€350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €400
Notes • Our rates are in Euro, valid for up to 6 guests staying
• Rates include "meet & greet" service at Chania airport ,cleaning service and linen change twice weekly, air-condition use, 24/7 concierge on call and a welcome home made Cretan delicacies hamper .

• Check-in: 15.00pm or later
• Check-out: by 11.00am
• Early check-in or late check-out upon request and subject to availability

Cancellation Policy

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

Chania Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The villa’s 2 well-appointed, tastefully outfitted bathrooms boast top quality amenities, each having soft, fluffy cotton towels, bathrobes and personal slippers, all-natural organic bath products and a hairdryer. Special attention has been paid to layout and aesthetics in both of the property’s bathrooms. Bathroom 1 is located on the ground floor adjacent to bedroom one, while bathroom 2 is on the first floor and is shared by bedrooms 2 & 3.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 is located on the ground floor, while bedrooms 2 & 3 are on first floor. All beds have superior quality mattresses for a restful night’s sleep as well as luxurious, all natural high thread-count cotton bed linens. All bedrooms have access to private furnished verandas with stunning views, spacious wardrobes and individually-controlled air conditioning. Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, oak wood flooring, a 32” flat screen TV and adjacent bathroom with tub & walk-in shower. Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, oak wood flooring and a 32” flat screen TV. Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds that can be attached to make a king size bed, oak wood flooring and a 26” flat screen TV. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a bathroom with walk-in shower. A baby cot can be added to any bedroom upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bedroom / Bathroom Description Bedroom 1 - Master King size bed, Adjacent bathroom with tub and shower, Air conditioning, TV, Private terrace Bedroom 2 Queen size bed, Shared bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, TV, Private veranda Bedroom 3 2 Single beds, Shared bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, TV, Private veranda Features & Amenities Security alarm Surveillance cameras Air conditioned bedrooms Villa heating Fireplace Satellite TV DVD player Hi-Fi stereo system Music/movie collections Wi-Fi access Safe Cell phone for incoming calls First-aid kit Hair dryers Toiletries Robes and slippers Laundry facility Kitchen: Toaster Microwave Wood oven Espresso machine Dishwasher Outdoor Features Infinity pool Outdoor furniture Alfresco dining BBQ pavilion Gazebo Garage Electronic gates Staff & Services Included: Welcome hamper Cleaning service twice a week Linen change twice a week Meet and greet service in Chania airport Travelling guide to villa At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required: Villa pre-stocking Activities and excursions Additional cleaning service Laundry service Child care service Airport transfer Traditional cooked food delivered at the villa Villa Policies Maximum 6 guests Children welcome Pets not permitted Getting There Rental vehicle recommended Transport available

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