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Luxurious Villa Heated Pool

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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4 - 7 nights


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Prestigious Villa with Absolute Privacy and Unique Serenity, Heated Pool

This prestigious villa is arguably one of the most desirable accommodations. Set in the beautiful Gerani area, in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, villa Serenity is one of the most luxurious villas on the island.

The swimming pool is heated on demand (Water heating: 50€ PER DAY).

The villa was carefully planned blending neatly into the natural Cretan environment, while covering the modern life-style, offering an astonishing view to the Aegean sea.

There is an extra studio available, with kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, double bed, on request. The studio is available for guests, if they are more than 10 and up to 12 adults, with 50 € extra cost.





The Client is responsible to ensure that the property is left in a reasonable condition of cleanliness and in the same condition of repair as upon arrival. Any excessive cleaning, loss or damage to the property, or debts or charges incurred will be itemized and charged to the Client. Clients are required to act in a responsible manner at all times, and to act with respect towards other guests, neighbors, the owner and their staff. They must also not transfer furniture or objects without informing the property owner first. We reserve the absolute right to require any individual to vacate a property for disruptive behavior, in which case there will be no refund of any rental payment. The owner is not responsible for any loss, damage and theft of customers' personal items. The guest is responsible to pay for any damage caused during his stay at the property, noted after his check out, which has not been reported to the owner prior to guest's departure. Clients agree that the terms herein are binding on them, their family members, heirs, successors, assigns, dependents and/or minors accompanying them and their legal representatives.


The total number of guests staying at the property may not exceed the number of sleeping places specified in the promotional material or the number entered on the face of this contract. The owner reserves the right to refuse entry or evict the entire party if the number of persons occupying a property exceeds the number stipulated in this contract.


The Client is responsible to ensure that children are not left unsupervised at any time during their stay at the accommodation and take extra care with balconies, swimming pool and other places. Parents are responsible for the actions of their children at any time.


In the event that the property suffers from water and electricity shortages and the owner can be cut off without prior notice for varying periods of time, then the Client should be patient as these situations are out of control. MAID SERVICE Cleaning, linen and towels are included in the rental cost.


Some property are offering to guests additional services for an extra charge (extra beds, massage, daily maid service, private chef, airport transfer, highchairs cots, baby sitting, breakfast, internet corner, telephone, fax, beach towels etc). Every extra charge must be paid locally (direct to the property owner) by the end of rental, in the local currency.


Swimming pool is open all year round. The Client and all guests can use the swimming pool on their own risk.


The Client might encounter some of the local wildlife. In such incidents the owner requires customers understanding as the owner can not be held responsible for their presence or control, although the owner will make every effort to avoid them.


The Client is responsible for informing the property manager or owner of any complaint and allowing it a reasonable opportunity to redeem the problem during the rental period. Failure to do so will void any claim following the rental period. Clients who abandon the property without notifying us in advance lose all rights to claim any refund or rebate.


If a provision or part of any provision of these terms is found illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the enforceability of any other part of these terms and conditions will not be affected.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Property Manager
Platon Nastos
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Platon Nastos

Platon Nastos.

Architect NTUA.

Post graduated in Bioclimatic Architecture.

Owner, designer & constructor of the villa.

Platon Nastos purchased this villa in 2007

Why Platon Nastos chose Rethymno

Set in the beautiful Gerani area, in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, villa Serenity is one of the most luxurious villas on the island.

What makes this villa unique

Absolute Privacy




No visual contact

No auditive contact

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based on 21 traveler reviews

Luxurious Villa Heated Pool
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Great location with splendid view

  • 5 of 5

Great Villa, well maintained, fully equipped, very friendly and hospitable owner. The Villa has an 180 degree ocean view and the only "noise" in a 1km radius are goats in the mountains - perfect for a quiet family vacation and anyone wanting the tourist crowds can get to popoular beaches in minutes by car or to the key cities in a 30-45 minute radius. If you look for party in walking distance this is the wrong place - everyone else will have a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests , Thank you for staying at villa Serenity. Hope to see you back again (and weather will be better !) Best regards Platon Nastos Villa Serenity
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Der Gast ist König

  • 5 of 5

As it was our second time at Villa Serenity, we were surprised to find that the owner had changed some things around the house which turned out to make our stay even more comfortable than last year (the hammocks, the additional table and the vegetables). As in the year before, everything was very well organised, cleaned and prepared for our arrival. It should be mentioned however, that the real advantage of this object is it's owner and host. He will do everything for you to enjoy your holidays (special food, beach recommendations or little secrets to get to know the island better are a good place to start). All in all, this place is ment to be "home". As the property is situated quite far away from everything, one should definitely think about a rental car.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unforgettable holidays

  • 5 of 5

We already stayed at Villa Serenity for the 2nd time and it was hopefully not the last time. Thanks to the great host we already feel like staying at a friends place. The house is amazing and as beautiful as you can see from the photos. You find everything you need and even more. And if there is something missing the host Platon is always open for new ideas and tries hard to bring it as soon as possible. He shares his inside tips with pleasure so we discovered restaurants, beaches and places we've not been before and got even more in contact with the local people. The restaurant "Staras" at Gerani for example is very close and the food there is excellent. They serve local food in a nice ambience. But also in Rethymno you can find very good tavernes out in the little alleys. The hotel and restaurant "AVLI" is outstanding.

Also the cleaners did a very good job. They are coming twice a week and clean up everything, they're changing the bedlinen and towels everytime.

So we would like to thank you Platon for this great time at your house and your efforts to make our holidays unforgettable! You're the perfect host. Hope to see you again!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Traumhaft - Traumhaft -Traumhaft

  • 5 of 5

Bei Ferienhäusern in Südeuropa ist man immer ein wenig skeptisch, wenn man nur auf Basis von Fotos buchen muss. Aber dieses wunderschöne Objekt toppt so ziemlich alles, was ich nach mehr als 10 Jahren Kretaurlaub kennengelernt habe. Das Haus ist hervorragend eingerichtet, die Zimmer haben einen fantastischen Ausblick. Die Erweiterung der Terrasse, die noch nicht auf allen Fotos zu sehen ist (Holzkonstruktion) erhöht die ohnehin hohe Qualität noch einmal deutlich. Täglich besucht der Eigentümer das Haus und kümmert sich um Probleme, Wünsche oder ähnliches. Auch hinsichtlich der kritischen politischen Lage während unseres Besuches machte er deutlich, dass wir uns keinerlei Sorgen machen sollen und falls wir irgendwo, irgendwelche Probleme haben sollten würde er sich darum kümmern. Ein traumhaftes Objekt mit traumhaftemAusblick, ein extrem freundlicher und zuvorkommender Gastgeber, Was will man mehr. Wie in anderen Bewertungen auch ist ein Mietwagen durchaus zwingend, da die Villa sehr einsam liegt. Falls jemand zögern sollte: einfach buchen der perfekte Urlaub wartet! Unsere Gruppe war eine Großfamilie und wir konnten uns wunderbar auf die Räume verteilen (9 Personen davon 2 Kinder).

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear friends , thank you very much for your review ,but mostly for being with us during your vacation in Crete .Hope to see you back again .All the best .Platon
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Dream holidays

  • 5 of 5

The name of the villa "Serenity" is the perfect summary for this place. We had a realy nice stay in this villa.Platon, the owner is very nice and friendly. We also appreciate the village of Gerani (where the villa is located) and the local people. AND Don't mis the view and the colors of Sunset from the villa...

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this villa without any hesitation. We were a family of eight with two young children (5 and 2) who enjoyed the pool very much. The view is amazing from all the rooms, and of course from the pool. It's as beautiful as you see on the pictures, even more. The kitchen is well-equiped and the villa is very clean. If I had a small negative comment to make, I would say that the mattress were a bit hard. Absolutely nothing else :)

Platon, the owner, is very helpful. The area around the villa is quiet, without neighbours. In short, it's the perfect place to relax and enjoy this magnificent island.

Stéphanie from Montreal

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Chania - Rethymnon
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Gerani , 2 km
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Gerani beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Gerani Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Extra Low
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/ New Year 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
Extra Low 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low season 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Middle 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
High 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Middle 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
Extra Low 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/ New Year 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

There is an extra studio available, with kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, double bed, on request. The studio is available for guests, if they are more than 10 and up to 12 adults, with 40 euros per night extra cost.
We offer 10% discount for reservations over 2 weeks.

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Gerani Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 327 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , This is an en suite bathroom of the studio ,level 0
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , shared big bathroom with mini pool at level 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , en suite bathroom at level 2
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , en suite bathroom at level 2
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , Half bathroom at level 1
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , Half bathroom at level 2
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Extra studio - 1 double , Extra studio with bathroom , extra cost 40 euros/night
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
There is an extra studio available, with kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, double bed, on request. The studio is available for guests, if they are more than 10 and up to 12 adults, with 50 euros extra cost.

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