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Premium Villa with Panoramic Sea and City Views-Full Facilities-Unique location!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Full facilities for the whole family, Luxury accommodation, privacy at its best

Villa Naya is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K91003131301.

Hidden on a hill overlooking the city of Rethymno, close to Kastelakia area, Villa Naya is a 300 square meters luxury villa for demanding holidays!

It is located in a private land surrounded by olive trees and on the outskirts of Rethymno city offering the best location and the sea view that you can find if you are searching for a villa close to the town and the beach!

Relax and enjoy the quietness of the natural environment and a variety of sea and sunset views from any angle of the pool area and balconies.

Totally isolated but close to everything as Rethymno city centre and the beach is only 1 km away, the villa offers full privacy to our guests and a variety of facilities for the whole family to be happy.

This three-storey villa can accommodate 10 people in beds. It has 3 main double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and 2 single bedrooms.

Entering the villa on the ground floor there is a spacious open plan area which consisting of the living room with a fireplace, satellite HDTV and direct access to the main veranda, the indoor dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with branded electric devices, filter water machine and gas oven. On the same floor there is also a small WC.

Reaching the first floor from the stairs or the elevator which connects all the floors, there are 3 bedrooms and one bathroom with bath.

One bedroom has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and the other two bedrooms have 2 single beds in each one. The single beds can be set up as double bed as well.

In addition, on the top of this level there is a loft which has a double bedroom and en-suite bathroom with shower.

All the bedrooms have air-condition, closet, window screens and access to balcony with sitting areas and panoramic views of the city and the sea.

On the lower floor of the villa with direct access to the pool you will find one more main bedroom with en-suite shower bathroom and closet room, the laundry room with washing and tumble dryer machine, the secondary kitchen which can also be used for serving the outdoor area and the playroom area where the whole family from the youngest to the oldest can be entertained.

The 100 square meters playroom offers :

1) An organised gym area with treadmill and fitness multifunctional instrument.

2) One 9 feet pool table

3) Table tennis

4) Games and board games for young children

5) A cinema room with movie library (1,500 DVD plus 100 blu-ray disks) including DVD for children. The room has a smart 55" UHDTV and 3D, 5.1 home cinema sound system and playstation 4 with games.

Moreover, the unique fenced outdoor area is the highlight of our villa!

It contains a 50 square meters pool which also has shallow part for children and pool alarm.

A hot tub for 5 people, a fenced playground with games for children and a fully equipped barbecue with dining table under a pergola.

The whole outdoor area is totally private and fenced, offering 100% privacy and dynamic panoramic views to our guests!

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

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 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

Kostas Vasilakis purchased this villa in 2015

What makes this villa unique

The unique benefits of villa Naya are:

- The best panoramic views of the city and the sea that a villa can offer!

- The location, the villa is situated only1 km away from the city of Rethymno and the beach where you can find everything. Also it is an ideal base for making excursions as it is close to the national road in the centre of Crete.

- Only 1 km away from the long sandy beach of Rethymno with the numerous water sport facilities and also it has easy access to various different sandy beaches in the North coast.

- Totally isolated and offering full privacy in a quiet outdoor area without noises from neighbouring houses.

- Spacious indoor areas with all kind of facilities and the elevator which connects all the floors.

- Safety for children: indoor and outdoor fenced playground, pool alarm, stair gates and shallow part of the pool for children.

- Playroom with 9 feet pool table, table tennis and many games for all the family.

- Fully equipped gym area.

- Cinema room with movie library (1,500 DVD plus 100 blu-ray disks) including DVD for children. The room has a smart 55" UHDTV and 3D, 5.1 home cinema sound system and playstation 4 with games.

- Air condition and window screens in all areas to ensure comforts of the guests.

- Fully equipped and organised barbecue area with wood oven, sink and dinning table with sea view.

- There is an organised children park with a small zoo and soccer field in a distance of 450 meters from the villa where you can leave your children to play with professional educators.

- The hospitality of the owner and his family who will be on hand with helpful advice and information whenever it is needed.


Rethimno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , On the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , On the lower floor, en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , jetted tub , On the first floor, en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On the first floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , On the loft, en-suite bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , On the lower floor with en-suite bathroom, access to pool
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , On the first floor with en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , On the first floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , On the first floor, the beds can also be set as double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , On the loft, with en-suite bathroom
  • All the bedrooms have air condition, closet, "Dunlopillo" orthopaedic mattresses, window screens and and access to balcony or outdoor. Also the villa has an extra removable bed. Baby cot is also available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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 every 1 or 2 days (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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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Everything we could have wished for

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time at Villa Naya and would go back without question. We are 2 families with 7 of us in total which meant the children could have their own rooms and there was plenty of space for us all not to be on top of each other. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble to organise. We had arranged for Chef Stelios to cook for us on the first night, his traditional Cretan menu was just perfect and fed us all for lunch the next day too. We discovered the old town very quickly and spent most nights eating in beautiful Tavernas and walking the quaint cobbled streets. Would highly recommend Avli and Petite Fleur for food.

Sophia organised a day at Baja Beach which was great and very unexpected. Most days though we stayed at the beautiful Villa as everything is just perfectly laid out for lazy days by the pool.

Thank you to the whole team who made our first family holiday to Crete very memorable for all the right reasons. We will definately be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful family villa in a superb location.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, luxury villa in a superb location. The villa was outstanding in every way and was everything we could wish for. It had a stunning pool area, a great games and cinema room to keep the young ones entertained and more importantly, fantastic views from almost every room in the house. Kostas and Sophia looked after us so well during our stay too.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What an amazing place

  • 5 of 5

From booking right to the end of our stay everything was perfect. Kostas the agent was really helpful and responded really quickly to my questions. The owner John was there to meet us and show us how everything worked he couldn't have been more helpful.

The villa itself is amazing, it has been kitted out to a very high standard we couldn't really find fault in anything. We had a wide range of ages from 2 years to 72 years and everyone was catered for, the cinema room was a particular hit for some time out of the sun for the kids, and the hot tub was well used in the evenings watching the sunset. All of the rooms are excellent and the kitchen is well stocked. The automatic black out shutters even meant that our 2 year old had a lie in most mornings which was a bonus!!

Natasha the owner popped in with the cleaners during our stay to check everything was ok and even brought us some samosas The cleaners were really friendly and did a great job.

Location wise the villa is really secluded, we didn't feel like we had to keep the noise down and the views are just out of this world. You can get to a large supermarket in around 5 min down one path out of the villa. It does take a little longer on the way back up and it is quite steep. There was also a fantastic cake shop at the bottom which made the hill worth while. To the other side of the villa is another road which takes around 10 mins to reach the main road and the beach. The grandparents struggled with the hill a little but we all still agreed we didn't need a car and we manged ok with the pushchair up and down. You can have a nice stroll and reach the old town in around 20 min.

On departure our flight was late in the evening, Natasha very kindly arranged with the cleaners to start in the bedrooms so that we could stay later in the apartment around the pool. Sophia the agent helped us to book a taxi and stored our cases so we could have lunch out prior to our departure. We couldn't all fit in the taxi so Natasha the owner actually gave 4 of us a lift and even let us use her sons car seat.

We would return to this villa and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank you to John, Natasha, Kostas and Sophia for making our stay so perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wunderfull house. Room and privacy for everyone. Great view over the village and the sea. Just outside the town, but everything closeby. All you can think of is available in the villa.

But best of all, the local people! Kind, helpfull at anytime you need it, polite, friendly. Unfortunatly that is remarkable in these volatile times!

Thanks Sophia, Natasa and Kostas, you all made this holiday a great succes?

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Five Star Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We just had a beautiful week at Villa Naya. The 360 degree views are spectacular. We gazed at the ocean, marina, old town, fortress, snow-capped mountains, olive groves, rolling hillsides and flowering pastures from each level of the Villa--both inside and out! The beach and old town were very close. So, even though it was quiet and serene at the Villa, we had easy access to all that Rethymno has to offer. I must complement the hosts: Natassa and Yannis were so accommodating, and showed-up at our doorstep to assist with any request, no matter how small. We were even treated to home-cooked treats. Kostas and Sophia, the management team, were available 24/7 via the direct-access landline. A bakery, bank, grocery store and pharmacy were a minute or two away. The beds and bedding were comfortable, the showers were excellent, and the kitchen was fully equipped with modern appliances. Villa Naya was a 5 star experience. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible location with incredible service

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I booked this property, the Villa Naya team was communicative, prompt, informative, and friendly. No questions went unasnsered by Kostas and his team, and all the details were thought of. When we arrived, we were greeted by the owner. He showed us around the house, helped us find all of the important details, and made sure that we call if we needed anything. Then the fun began! This villa has everything you will need for an amazing holiday! It was hard to leave the villa to go sight seeing as it was such a blessing to be staying at the villa. Everything was clean and easy to use (even in Greek!!), they had all kitchen supplies you would ever need, and all through the trip both the owner and Kostas (and team) answered any and all questions we had. They even set up a special beach day for us that we enjoyed at the end of the trip! It was all very amazing. We had 10 people with us that all fit very comfortably. We even had an extra bed in the end! They had a crib for our toddler, and toys for both kids. We never figured out how to use the DVD player, but it did not matter because there was so much to do at the house and in the area. It is walking distance to anything you would need. The only negative I have for the trip was the temperature of the pool. They let us know ahead of time that it was not heated, so we were aware that was the case. but it was too cold to swim in...however the beach just down the road was plenty warm and a blast for my kids, 2.5 and 5. I would definitely recommend this to all of my friends and come back again if we ever visit Crete in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Prima Plora
CABLE Rethymno Bar Restaurant (CAVO Rethymno Bar Restaurant)
Living Room Lounge and Bar
Taverna Zisis
Baja Beach Club - Rethymno
Venetian Harbour
Fortezza Castle
Blender - Fruit Sweet and Veggie
Mojo Burgers
The Italian Job
Souvlaki Nikos
Smooth Beach
Klados Winery
Rethimno Kart
Discovery Quad-Buggy-Jeep Safari
Episkopi beach
Bali Beach
Preveli Beach and Palm Forest
Agios Pavlos Beach
Vivliothiki Breakfast & Coffee
Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Chania international Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Rethymno town
Nearest Ferry
54 Kilometres
Souda (Chania) port
Nearest Restaurant
450 Metres
"Calcetto" or several other in Rethymno city
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Long sandy beach of Rethymno
Car: recommended

Hidden on a hill overlooking the city of Rethymno, close to Kastelakia area, Villa Naya is located in a private land surrounded by olive trees, on the outskirts of Rethymno city offering the best location and sea view that you can find in the whole central Crete.

Relax and enjoy the quietness of the natural environment and a variety of panoramic sunset sea views from any angle of the pool area and balconies!

Totally isolated but close to everything as Rethymno city centre and the beach is only 1 km away, the villa offers full privacy to our guests and a variety of facilities for the whole family to be happy.

Take advantage of the location, relax in a quiet private area but also feel like staying in a town with various amenities in a small distance away. Several choices of different markets and shops, any kind of services, restaurants and taverns, bars, night clubs and beach bars are only a few of what you can find around Rethymno which lies in front of the villa.

Finally only 450 meters away from our villa there is a unique park where children can play with the supervision of educators. The park has a small zoo, a mini soccer field, an organised playground and a great tavern with view of the town for parents to enjoy!

The closest beaches to the villa that we suggest you visit are:

The long sandy organised beach of Rethymno with its numerous water sports only 1 km away The sandy beach of Episkopi which is 19 km away on your way to Chania. In the same direction Georgiopoulis is 26 km away with its shallow waters which are ideal for families with small children and the sandy beach of Panormo village on your way to Heraklion which is 21 km away. 

On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and "Preveli". The distance to  the South coast from the villa is about 40 minutes by car and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns.

Crete is a magical island filled with myth and legend, a place to relax the ideal choice for all the family.  

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Rates & Availability

Rethimno Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Special offer
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Jan 1 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Medium Season 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Medium Season 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**Special Offer September 2017 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 20 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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