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Spacious villa with shared pool and amazing sea view

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,883 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 8 Sleep with shared pool and sea view 400m from the beach


Between Agia Pelagia and Ligaria. Two calm, sparkling clean beaches cooled down by the clear blue that stretches before them. Just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Heraklion, the Keramos complex with the six separate areas of accommodation, gazes from high up into the splendour of the sea and the tranquillity of the surrounding Cretan landscape, wild and hospitable all at once. From the organised exterior but also from all interior spaces, the view sprawls uninterrupted, beckoning for exploration and relaxation.

The Villa:

The villa, the largest accommodation of the complex, addresses families or groups up to 8 people, while its distinction with ‘4 keys’ is a guarantee for a stay of high standards. Generous in every aspect, size, amenities, aesthetic perfection, functionality. Decorated with wooden furniture in neoclassical style and equipped with personal care for the satisfaction of the most cosmopolitan guest’s needs, with special attention to the linen, the fluffy towels and the cotton bed sheets, the villa is a unique, warm hug. The large private veranda, the impressive openings with a view to the sea and the big fireplace make it an excellent choice for summer or winter.

Outdoor area:

A green fragrant garden full of fresh herbs to season your food. Two blooming lemon trees for a juicy taste of life. A brick BBQ functional and equipped for tasty creations. A big table for the breakfast hours laid with suggestions of Cretan diet, or, for lunch or dinner, rich with tastes we made here together. The sky blue pool, just as generous in its dimensions, keeps company to our moments and invites us for one more dive with a view of the blue of the sea that stretches majestic before us.

Massage and Gym:

Claire, a teacher of music and specialising in the sound massage by Peter Hess, will take on to lead you into the world of relaxation and well being that she knows so well. The placing of special sonar utensils on specific point of the body achieves a deep relaxation, and self-therapy from high levels of stress and the disharmony between body and spirit.

In the choices for relaxation and well being, prominent position is given to the ‘After sun treatment, a deep hydrating therapy with a mask from fresh Cretan yoghurt and the ‘Traditional raki massage, a ritual of invigoration and rejuvenation.

What’s more, in the specially designed gymnasium of the Keramos you can exercise uninterrupted, following your programme.

In Crete hospitality is sacred. It is registered as genetic information. It’s part of everyday life for the people of Crete. It is with this hospitable disposition that George and Claire created the Keramos . It is with this hospitable heart that George and Claire welcome you. With a genuine smile. With knowledge and experience of all they owe and want to offer their guests.

Talk with George about the way you would like to get here. Ask him about anything concerning ways of access. George will wait for you at the airport or the port, if so arranged. Alternatively, he will take care to have a vehicle of your choice at your disposal, at the prearranged time and place, at the best possible price.

House Rules:

We will apreciate if you keep the noise down at all times and respect the calmness of the area.

Absolutely no smoking inside the apartment!

Please use the nearby shower before entering into the swimming pool

Do not use the pool after dawn

Please respect the place and keep it clean

Please dont throw toilet paper into the toilet

**** Some info of the near bays ***

The beautiful and calm gulf of LYGARIA in only 400m away. It is a lovely narrow stretch of sand with calm and warm crystal clear waters. Watersports, scuba diving, sea beds, super markets and fish tavernas make this spot one of the most famous in the area.

The AGIA PELAGIA sandy bay is about 2 Km away. It is protected from the north winds, and the sea is almost always calm.

AGIA PELAGIA village has developed around its shores, so that's where you'll find many of the tavernas and cafeterias. In the center of Agia Pelagia you will find a super market, tourism offices, pharmacy, an ATM, tourist and souvenir shops and the taxi stand.

There are many restaurants and tavernas featuring Cretan, Greek or international cuisine, and all have a beautiful view of the sea. As you dine in Agia Pelagia, you can also partake of the wonderful scenes around you, and snap these memories into a treasured photo album: the various shades of the rippling sea, the cute little kid building a sand castle, the old fishing boats anchored in the bay, the fishermen preparing their nets for the night's labour!

Beautiful and peaceful, non crowded neighborhood

Just 15 to 20 min drive from the airport. The place has a secure private parking for your car.

More Details

George & Claire
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About George & Claire

George & Claire is a married couple of 2 young boys. George is a Marketing expert and runs his own internet business as well as this tourist unit. Claire is a Sociologist, music therapist and piano teacher. Among their interests are traveling, sailing, kitesurfing, SUP-surfing, gastronomy, wine-testing cycling and music.

Why George & Claire chose Agia Pelagia

Affordable luxury located at a breathtaking spot!

What makes this villa unique

genuine local experience


Agia Pelagia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1883 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Spacious villa with shared pool and amazing sea view
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Fantastic Villa with spectacular views and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We were an extended family of 6 and found the villa to be amazing, loads of space and every finer detail thought of and accommodated within the property. George the owner couldn't do anymore to help us, it was a refreshing change to see somebody who cared so passionately about the people staying in his property. Two local beaches close by with plenty of Taverna and Supermarkets. Keramos is a great location and a fantastic property.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 4 of 5

We liked the villa enourmously: lots of space, perfectly equipped, nice extra attentions of the owner!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Absolutely stunning, everything you need.. Lots of space, very clean and tidy. Stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Worth every penny and George and Claire are fantastic hosts who treated all the guests to a gorgeous Cretan BBQ one evening which was a highlight of the holiday. The villa is in walking distance to the beautiful beach of Lygaria or Agia Palagia, with plenty of choice of places to eat.

The pool at the villa is a great place to sunbathe, followed by a cool down and everything is kept amazingly clean and tidy.

We loved our time here and would definitely come again. Couldn't fault it.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation in Crete

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough positive things about our stay on Crete at George and Claire's beautiful villa. I'll start with the villa. The pictures do not do justice. The place was spacious for our family of 5, well-maintained, updated, quiet, relaxing, and very comfortable. The view was stunning. The amenities listed were all available. The area was convenient for our needs--secluded, serene setting but close enough to Heraklion and within 1-2 hours to Rethymno and Chania. There are other Inns and Villas in the area with 2 small beaches and restaurants within driving distance. We did have our own car so we were able to explore and enjoy the area of Aghia Pelaghia. And lastly, I cannot complete this review without mentioning the owners, George and Claire. They were welcoming and helpful and quick to reply and stay close by. George was able to arrange a day trip to Santorini at a price that was better than any I could find. He can also assist with car rental, restaurant recommendations, and other trips (unfortunately, we did not have the time). George was a very warm, inviting, gracious host. Overall, our stay was beyond our expectations. I highly recommend this rental if you are looking at staying on the Northern coast of Crete.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gepflegtes Anwesen, schöne Villa, schöner Pool, sehr netter Gastgeber.

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren zu sechst in der geräumigen Villa und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Preis- Leistungsverhältnis tiptop. Auch die Lage - nur 15 min. zu Meer (schöner Strand) spricht für einen Urlaub in dieser Villa.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Super séjour !!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Très belle demeure tenue par des personnes sympathiques et professionnelles.

Les équipements et la situation de la villa sont de premier choix .

Que de bons souvenirs.!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.