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Offering panoramic sea views, in a walking distance away from a sandy beach.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom villa, can accomoodate up to 10 people!

Villa Kokkinos is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation with license number: 1041K91002959501

Fully equipped villa containing 2 independent buildings that can be booked only as one!

Villa Kokkinos is a 200 m² villa that consists of two buildings next to each other offering 4 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living room areas in total and a spacious outdoor area.

The main building is a 140 m² two storey house and the other one is a 60 m² one storey independent studio. The villa contains all facilities that you might need for your vacations.

The villa is located in a living area called “Sfakaki”, only 5 km away from “Platanias” area and 9 km from Rethymno city. The long sandy beach of Rethymno lies only 1 km away from the villa!

It offers an exquisite sea view, a wonderful sunset and it's a perfect destination for quiet and relaxing vacations.

There is a lovely garden with swimming pool where you can enjoy the Greek sun and the Cretan beautiful nature. Additionally there are great outdoor facilities that will keep entertained both children and grownups.

Since its great location, our villa is an excellent starting point for day excursions.

Interior Layout of the Main building :

On the ground floor you will find the living room which provides you a complete entertainment area, as the TV corner has a DVD player, a satellite TV, Wi-Fi internet access and a fireplace which makes the house an appealing winter destination as well. On the same floor, there is the dining area with a big table which is comfortable for all guests, one W/C and an open plan fully equipped kitchen with all the essentials, such as electric oven, microwave, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and toaster.

An indoor marble staircase leads you to the first floor, where you can find 3 bedrooms which can accommodate up to 6 people in beds and up to 8 people if it is necessary. On the first floor you will also find 2 bathrooms, one with a bathtub and shower and the other one with a shower.

Interior Layout of the Independent Studio :

Entering the studio you will find an open plan area that contains a living room area with a HDTV, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area. From the whole open plan area you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular sea views since there are big sliding glass doors that also lead to the outdoor area.

Next to the living room there is a bedroom with direct views to the sea. The bedroom consists of a double bed, a big closet, a hydromassage cabin and an en-suite bathroom with shower and a washing machine. This bedroom is very special and unique as it has big sliding glass doors offering you the chance to luxuriate magic sea view every single moment of day and night.

Outdoor area

On the outside, there is a well-fenced yard with flower gardens, a swimming pool, a playground for children, a basket for basketball, a ping pong table, a dart board and a parking lot for 2 cars.

Next to the parking lot you can also find a room with gym equipment.

Comfortable sofas, big dining tables and sun-beds guarantee relaxing summer evenings with magical sea views! Our rich outdoor facilities ensure you have a pleasant stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Kostas Vasilakis

My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012.

I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located.

My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay.

Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together!

My company which called “etouri” is located in 213 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

What makes this villa unique

-Two separate independent buildings in one villa which gives you the advantage of more privacy among your own groups!

-Many different sitting areas and facilities outdoors.

-Extraordinary sea views from the whole villa, especially from the independent studio!

-Great Location, close to the beach which is 3 minutes away on foot.

-Close to taverns and shops (500 meters away) and other lively areas such as Stavromenos (1.5 km away) and Platanias (5 minutes drive away). Platanias is an organized tourist area where you will find shops, supermarkets and any kind of entertainment.

- Playground and many other facilities for children to play. Additionally next to the villa you will be able to play with our horse!

- The owner lives 50 meters away and he will be there for you at any time if you need him.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Copied from TripAdvisor:

Abbiamo soggiornato per 2 settimane ad agosto 2013 ed è stato tutto perfetto.

La villa è conforme alla descrizione del sito e abbiamo trovato tutto in perfetto ordine e pulitissimo.

Il proprietario veniva giornalmente a pulire la piscina ed il giardino esterno lasciandoci in veranda fichi e le verdure fresche dell'orto!!

Oltretutto al nostro arrivo abbiamo trovato il frigo pieno!( anguria birre formaggio pomodori coca cola vino e raki!!!)

Posizione ottimale per visitare l'isola sia a est che a ovest. Nei dintorni calma e tranquillità ottimo anche per gruppi come noi ( 5 adulti)

La consiglio vivamente!!!!

Grazie ancora per la splendida vacanza!!!
Aug 2013
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Sfakaki Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on the first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Located on the ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Located on the first floor in the main bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , En-suite in the bedroom of the studio
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Bedroom includes shower enclosure with toilet
    Living room area - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , In the studio with en-suite bathroom & hydromassage cabin
  • All the bedrooms have air condition, closet with sea views. Also the villa has two extra air beds that you can place in any room. Baby cot is also available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Our services include: Welcome Basket - Cleaning every 3 days - Linen and towel change every 3 days - Pool towels provided - Gardener twice a week - Cleaning and pool maintenance 2 or 3 times a week (depends on the weather). Services upon request (extra charge): Doctor on call - Massage - Daily cleaning - Baby sitting - Daily excursions - Bicycle rent - Photographer - Delivery of traditional cretan food to your place - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa. Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!


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Offering panoramic sea views, in a walking distance away from a sandy beach.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Perfect holiday in Crete

  • 5 of 5

We, my wife and I, booked this villa to celebrate our 25th wedding day. We invited our children and their partners and also my wife's mother (totally 8 adults).

Upon arrival (late saturday evening) we were welcomed by the owner's daughter, and had a tour of the 2 houses. Also there was a “welcoming package” with foods, drinks, water, fruit, salad, bread etc, i.e. all you need to get a perfect start of your holiday.

The location is perfect in quite surroundings overlooking the sea. The villa(s) contains everything you need in case you would like to prepare your own food. If not, you have a couple of tavernas within walking distance, and the city of Rethymno 10 minutes away by car.

Beaches and supermarket is within walking distance.

Service is within minutes, in case you need any support (the owner lives across the street. The pool was cleaned every day and cleaning of the villas was performed every 3rd day. Extra “silverlining” was the breakfast bread delivered on the door handle by the owner a couple of times during our stay.

Also the service from the agency, Etouri, is always within the distance of a telephone call, in case you need help with anything (thank you Kostas & Sophia).

I/we can strongly recommend the Villa Kokkinos for families and parties of friends that wants a nice holiday in Crete.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Beautiful house, very clean and in good conditions

  • 5 of 5

Crete is a wunderful Island to have a Family vacation.

The owner of the house provided a lot of toys, helped us with Food at the first days.

We would definitely recommend to friends the Villa Kokkinos.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Superbe villa près de rethymnon

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour de 11 jours à 9 (4 adultes et 5 enfants et ados) à la villa Kokkinos. Nous avons été enchanté par ce séjour. Tout d'abord, la villa est d'une propreté irréprochable et le ménage y est effectué minutieusement tous les 3 jours (draps et serviettes de toilettes changés). La villa est très bien équipée et il ne manquait absolument rien. Le studio est superbe avec une belle terrasse pour déjeuner à plusieurs, la piscine a enchanté petits comme grands et le jardin est très bien entretenu. La vue sur la mer avec le coucher de soleil quotidien est merveilleuse. De plus, la gentillesse du propriétaire et de sa fille qui étaient aux petits soins avec nous a rendu d'autant plus notre séjour paradisiaque. Enfin, la situation de la villa à quelques minutes de la superbe ville de Rethymnon est parfaite.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Fantastic villa & studio

  • 5 of 5

Villa was lovely, studio was fantastic. Very well equipped. Lovely pool and well kept garden. Great outdoor eating facilities, particular outside studio. Great for families as lots to entertain kids. Owner came round every day to clean pool and drop off bread and cakes from local bakery. Very attentive, cleaning villa regularly during the week. Lots of nice local restaurants and tavernas.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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First Class villa equipped to the highest standard

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely week at Villa Kokkinos. The property is as described in the advertisement and is comprehensively equipped and kept in immaculate condition. We have stayed in many properties and this is one of the best equipped we have ever holidayed in.

Our party of 8 included grandparents, parents, aunt and uncle and 2 children aged 3 and 1. There was plenty of room for us all with lots of seating areas and eating facilities inside and out. Located on a rise there are views of the surrounding area and spectacular sunsets over the sea.

Having children ranging in ages would be no problem here as the owner has gone out of his way to provide play areas including basketball hoop and football located in space away from the pool so they can play safely but in view of adults. Our little ones really enjoyed the small house, slide, swings and toys (all of a high standard) located under cover on rubber matting. Adults can sit in the shade and relax whilst keeping an eye on the children enjoying themselves. The pool was a little cold as it was May and the shallow children’s end was still a little deep for our youngsters but nothing that a cheap paddling pool would not solve. The children’s equipment cots, high chairs were all spotless and there was even 2 pushchairs which we really appreciated.

Our flight was delayed and we were very thankful for the lovely hot meal that had been left for us. The welcome pack was of a very high standard and included drinks, milk, butter, jams, ham, cheese wine, beer, orange juice, fresh fruit and salad etc etc. It really was excellent. The owner cleans the pool each morning and often left us fresh bread and local delicacies. The villa was cleaned during our stay and towels and bed linen were changed. Mr George, the owner and his daughter, who speaks English, were very hospitable and go out of their way to make sure the villa and its grounds and contents are kept to a very high standard. The booking agent was efficient and kept in touch with us although we did not need to contact them for anything as everything was as described.

The location is quiet but it is only a short walk to the beach, some local tavernas and shops. There are neighbours but we did not find this a problem. It is about a 10min drive from Rethymno, a lovely little town, buses do pass as the bottom of the road.

We would recommend visitors to eat at the owner’s restaurant which is centrally located in the town. We had a lovely

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A lovely villa with beautiful sea views.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful 2 weeks at the Villa Kokkinos and we would certainly visit this villa again.

We booked the villa through Kostas who was always on hand throughout the process if we had any questions.

Our transfers and car rental were dealt with by Best Car Rentals and they were very friendly and efficient and on time.

We were greeted at the villa by the owner Mr George and his two daughters who showed us around the villa and the studio apartment in the garden.

They provided us with a meal from their restaurant which was very kind of them and was gratefully received after a full day of travelling.

The kitchens were stocked with food and drink which again was very thoughtful.

The main villa has 3 bedrooms and the studio apartment has one bedroom which makes it ideal for two families to stay together. The villa and the apartment both have kitchens and ample seating. We tended to have our breakfasts at the main villa on the balcony looking out to sea and our other meals at the studio apartment which has a barbeque and oven attached to the outside seating area.

Both villas were very clean and well equipped. They were cleaned every three days by Mr George and his daughters and the bed linen and towels were changed as well. The pool was cleaned every day by Mr George and occasionally he would leave us some fresh bread and cakes.

There was seating and a number of umbrellas by the pool and some very comfortable sun loungers.

The gardens were well maintained by Mr George and you can see that he and his daughters are very proud of the properties.

There are two play areas for small children and we made good use of the treadmill, exercise bike and table tennis table located in the basement.

The local beach was within walking distance together with some good tavernas.

Kostas recommend Baja Beach which is a short drive away and we spent many memorable days there.

All in all we spent a relaxing two weeks at the villa we would like to thank the people of Crete for making this holiday so special.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Chania Airport or Heraklion (80 km)
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Platanias area
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
New national road Chania - Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Traditional tavernas near to Stavromenos area
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Long sandy beach of Rethymno city
Car: recommended

Set on the living area of “Sfakaki”, the villa's location is great, giving you the opportunity to visit all the well-known beaches and sightseeing of Rethymno with your car or a bus, taking only 5 to 20 minutes maximum.

In a walking distance of 3 to 5 minutes you can find the long sandy beach of Rethymno and many traditional taverns and shops around the villa.

About 1.5 km away there is the centre of Stavromenos village where you can find almost everything!

In a distance of 5 km (less than 5 min by car), you reach Platanias, a well-known tourist resort that is in fact a suburb of Rethymno. Platanias has a great variety of choices, including  shops, supermarkets, restaurants, junk food and many bars and night-clubs.

We would love to give you directions and information about all the places that you should visit according to your interests!

Finally we recommend you to have a car but it is not necessary in our villa! Everything is reachable by foot and also there is a bus stop to Rethymno city 400 meters away from the villa.

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**Special Offer in April 2018 is Now Available!**
Everything is included in the price! There are no additional charges in the price!

Payment Schedule
The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation.
The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.