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Vassilis Gialamarakis

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, greek

Cretan Contemporary living -Youphoria villas near Balos laggon - Special offer - Vila Plethora privacy heated pool majestic view signature architecture

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Kissamos Villa Rental Photos and Description

Brand new stylish property with magnificent views and private pool in NW Crete

Further information about our villas on youphoriavillascrete.com

Situated on the beautiful north-west coast of Crete in the village of Agios Georgios near the small town of Kissamos, the newly built Youphoria villas have been designed with luxury holiday living in mind and have many innovative architectural and environmentally friendly features throughout.

The six, signature architecture, private villas enjoy a privileged hillside position overlooking the stunning Gramvousa peninsular and the turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay and are surrounded by lush olive groves. Three of the villas are built around St Constantine Chapel which dominates the hilltop and three are lower on the foothill.

Each villa has its own unique living space with the emphasis being on outdoor entertaining, dining and relaxing. The award-winning COCO Mat soft furnishing has been carefully chosen to provide the maximum comfort with the use of natural and raw materials. The unique signature of architect Dimitra Nikolaou and her Istos team, as well as the care and attention of local talented interior designer Stavroula Mauromataki, gives you the chance to enjoy a different perspective in holidaying at a Cretan villa. Youphoria villas boast unique aesthetics with an authentic feel.

The entire fenced property has two gated entrances from the bottom and top of the hill. All villas enjoy a state of the art, integrated, eco-friendly under floor cooling/heating system using heat pumps and water in place of refrigerant.

There are many unspoilt beaches within easy reach and in the nearby town of Kissamos, there are numerous shops, cafes and tavernas. Just a short ten minute walk from the villas will take you to the crystal clear waters of Viglia beach, where you can swim and be at one with nature.

The Port of Kissamos is a stone’s throw away from Agios Georgios and from here, you can take a boat ride to the pirate island of Gramvousa and the world famous Balos Lagoon.

The excellent location also means that you are close to many of the highlights of western Crete, just waiting to be discovered. Youphoria villas are five minutes drive away from the impressive golden sands of Falasarna beach (voted one of the top five best beaches in Greece) with its unspoilt turquoise waters and an interesting archaeological site showing the Hellenistic ancient port and city.

Around fifty minutes drive south of Youphoria is the beautiful beach of Elafonissi where one can get lost exploring the island of Elafonissi (Deer Island) which is unique for the cedar sand dunes and unspoilt natural habitat.

Youphoria Villa guests will also have the opportunity to walk the famous Gorge of Samaria which at 17 kilometers long, is granted as the longest in Europe.

Try some exquisite local fresh fish and traditional dishes from the world famous healthy Mediterranean diet at one of the local tavernas or restaurants.

Youphoria villas offer a luxurious solution for the elite traveler with a desire for exceptional style and design.

More Details

Details for Vila Plethora privacy heated pool majestic view signature architecture 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

With its elevated position overlooking the traditional Cretan village of Agios Georgios, villa Plethora enjoys unparalleled sea views. The spacious, natural stone terrace which dominates the front of the property, has a private infinity pool with full width Roman steps from where you can admire the Gramvousa and Spatha peninsulas.

The outdoor area is a large factor in the design of the villa with much indoor space flowing through to external space with private balconies and terraces. This prime villa has a large outdoor and pergola shaded lounge area, stylishly furnished with Cimentogonia seating and a dining table.

Complimented by traditional stone walls that blend into the natural environment, carefully chosen endemic shrubs, flowers and trees have been planted in the surrounding gardens to restore the original landscape.

The living space is structured over two distinct floors with separate entrances to each. The wall to wall glazing throughout the property allows sunlight to flood into the living area inviting you to take advantage of the panoramic views from any room.

Access is via the ground floor which opens to a spacious two storey high, living room boasting a modern and eco-friendly fireplace and many architectural twists. The kitchen area is open plan with stylish and practical wooden work surfaces, an informal dining area and top of the range appliances. The ground floor master bedroom has an open plan design featuring a King Size COCO Mat bed and modern Jacuzzi bath.

A first floor guest bedroom provides a spacious en-suite bathroom with walk-in Spa shower area and large balcony to the front featuring modern wooden wall cladding. At night, a relaxed and soothing atmosphere can be created with the clever use dimmer lights and coloured glass doors in the bedrooms.

Villa Plethora is ideal for the discerning traveler looking for infinite beauty, rare sophistication and Mediterranean glamour.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Vassilis Gialamarakis (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, greek

About Vassilis Gialamarakis

Vassilis was born in Chania Crete in 1969 and studied Horticulture in the Aristotle Uni of Thesaloniki. In 1994 he got his Masters in Rural Resource Economics & Development/ Management and in 1995 his Maters of Science from Strathclyde Uni in Scotland in International Hospitality Management. Since then, he runs the small family Mistral hotel in Maleme specializing in Sociable holidays for the independent traveler.

Vassilis is hosting groups for theme holiday weeks for his hotel guests since 1995 and claims he has "local knowledge" and tries to demonstrate respect for his homeland Crete.

He is married with 3 children and lives in Galatas outside Chania.

Vassilis Gialamarakis purchased this villa in 2012

Why Vassilis Gialamarakis chose Chania

This location is just stunning. Stunning sea and port views and a quiet location in an underdeveloped area. Strategically located to explore the best sites/beaches of the western Crete. The properties are suitable for people who appreciate style and contemporary architecture. Our on site manager will attend your needs and ensure your overall experience with great care and local knowledge.

What makes this villa unique

Youphoria Villas is a group of dream villas that will enhance your senses

Guestbook comments from the owner

If you are reading this, it is because you are looking for the best place to stay on Crete. well congratulations...you've found it! I recently stayed at Youphoria Villa with my family and we had the best time of our lives.

The pictures you see here do not even begin to do this place justice...it's better than you imagine.

The villa itself is modern and beautiful and has every thing you need for a perfect stay...from comfy furniture, a laundry machine, flat screen tv, a great fully stocked kitchen and even heart shaped ice cubes!

Perhaps the most special thing about this place is the owner...Vassilis, his family and staff.

Vassilis has fantastic taste and it shows in every possible detail. The villa is designed expertly...from the unbelievable view of the sea from the pool, to the wonderful stucco walls to the lay out of the villas themselves. In three weeks we never saw another guest despite the fact that they were all rented.

Vassilis and his staff (Giannis was the best!) make sure that your stay is perfect. From ideas of where to go, to constant directions via text and cell phone when you get lost on mountain roads to reservations whether it was horses or yachts...they were always there to help. And yet, totally respectful of your privacy and need to relax and be cut off from the world.

By now you should realize my advice...

book this place NOW!

We are already planning our next trip.

so if you are looking for the best...this is it.
Sep 2015
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Reviews

1 traveler review

Vila Plethora privacy heated pool majestic view signature architecture
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Richmond, VA
5

Beautiful piece of Western Crete Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful hospitality and personalized service from all of the staff, manager and owner of the youphoria villas. Lovely vista over the sea and so close to city markets and traditional tavernas. Excellent amenities in the villas including kitchen, bedrooms and baths. Pools are all just wonderful focal points for family vacation togetherness.

Eleni was fantastic in making herself available to help with logistics through the week and included us in making us feel part of her Crete family, even offering us fresh fish from the market to prepare on our own grill. Vassilis was wonderfully helpful in coordinating our tour day at Samaria Gorge with tips for the day.

Enjoyed every minute and will savor the olive oil from the local grove!

A pristine setting for a memorable vacation!!

Thank yoiu for the memories, Youphoria

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Chania Daskalogianis
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Kaliviani Mama;s Dinner
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Kavonisi kisamos port
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Gramvouse restaurant in Kaliviani
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Viglia
Car: recommended

Situated on the beautiful north-west coast of Crete in the village of Agios Georgios near the small town of Kissamos, the newly built Youphoria villas have been designed with luxury holiday living in mind and have many innovative architectural and environmentally friendly features throughout.

The six, signature architecture, private villas enjoy a privileged hillside position overlooking the stunning Gramvousa peninsular and the turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay and are surrounded by lush olive groves. Three of the villas are built around St Constantine Chapel which dominates the hilltop and three are lower on the foothill.

Each villa has its own unique living space with the emphasis being on outdoor entertaining, dining and relaxing. The award-winning COCO Mat soft furnishing has been carefully chosen to provide the maximum comfort with the use of natural and raw materials. The unique signature of architect Dimitra Nikolaou and her Istos team, as well as the care and attention of local talented interior designer Stavroula Mauromataki, gives you the chance to enjoy a different perspective in holidaying at a Cretan villa. Youphoria villas boast unique aesthetics with an authentic feel.

The entire fenced property has two gated entrances from the bottom and top of the hill. All villas enjoy a state of the art, integrated, eco-friendly under floor cooling/heating system using heat pumps and water in place of refrigerant.

There are many unspoilt beaches within easy reach and in the nearby town of Kissamos, there are numerous shops, cafes and tavernas. Just a short ten minute walk from the villas will take you to the crystal clear waters of Viglia beach, where you can swim and be at one with nature.

The Port of Kissamos is a stone’s throw away from Agios Georgios and from here, you can take a boat ride to the pirate island of Gramvousa and the world famous Balos Lagoon.

The excellent location also means that you are close to many of the highlights of western Crete, just waiting to be discovered. Youphoria villas are five minutes drive away from the impressive golden sands of Falasarna beach (voted one of the top five best beaches in Greece) with its unspoilt turquoise waters and an interesting archaeological site showing the Hellenistic ancient port and city.

Around fifty minutes drive south of Youphoria is the beautiful beach of Elafonissi where one can get lost exploring the island of Elafonissi (Deer Island) which is unique for the cedar sand dunes and unspoilt natural habitat.

Youphoria Villa guests will also have the opportunity to walk the famous Gorge of Samaria which at 17 kilometers long, is granted as the longest in Europe.

Try some exquisite local fresh fish and traditional dishes from the world famous healthy Mediterranean diet at one of the local tavernas or restaurants.

Youphoria villas offer a luxurious solution for the elite traveler with a desire for exceptional style and design.

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Rates & Availability

Kissamos Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July August
Jul 3 2016 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
$620
 
 
September
Aug 28 2016 - Sep 24 2016
3 night minimum stay
$504
$3,529
 
 
October
Sep 25 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$483
$3,382
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $337
Tax Rate 7.0%

Payments are in Euros and can be made either by Bank transfer, cash or credit card
Visa and MasterCard accepted. A 2% handling fee for all Credit card payments
All credit card payments are made in Euros and there
A 25% of the amount non refundable deposit is required to make a booking
The balance must be paid 42 days before arrival
All prices include all taxes and there are no hidden costs

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Amenities

Kissamos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Living room Washroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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