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The Studio @ Lagada Bay, Luxury Apartment with swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Two bedroom apartment, Sleeps 4, Makrygialos, Crete

'The Studio' is a truly amazing apartment. It is designed to a luxurious specification and is unique within Lagada Bay. With two bedrooms and a private terrace with stunning views of the sea, mountains and olive groves, it is a premium property in Makrygialos.

Recently remodelled, it is the only apartment of its type in Lagada Bay, accommodates up to four comfortably and is complete with air conditioning. The entire property has been fitted out to the highest standards with tiled floors, granite worktops and a contemporary design-led interior.

Attention to detail has been paid to make this stunning property the epitome of luxury accommodation. The living area has a 42” High Definition LED TV with surround sound system and Apple TV and there is a large digital library of current movies, box sets or children’s programmes, as well as Netflix. The music system links wirelessly via Bluetooth, so remember to bring your iPod, iPhone or iPad to listen to your favourite music or radio stations. The Studio also boosts its own private Wi-Fi internet throughout the apartment, which not many apartments at Bayview have.

If you feel like cooking while on holiday, the kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, oven and washing machine; you can feel right at home, but with guaranteed sunshine.

There is also a hair dryer and stylish beach towels to save you space and weight in your luggage.

The complex has two large communal pools with sun loungers, perfect for a family holiday, romantic break or relaxing getaway. Sitting on the private terrace in the evening, with a book and a glass of wine is just perfect.

Double Bed : Sleeps 2

Bunk Beds: Sleeps 2

More Details

Gavin & Louise Noble
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Gavin & Louise Noble

We live in Ireland and have two young daughters. We love to travel and our philosophy behind ‘The Studio’ has been to offer our guests the high standard of luxury rental accommodation that we look for ourselves whenever we travel. We take great pride in what we offer to our clients and we strive to present the property to the highest possible standard.

Gavin & Louise Noble purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Gavin & Louise Noble chose Lassithi

When we first visited Makrigialos, we immediately fell in love with this quiet and unspoilt area of Crete. We purchased The Studio as our home away from home. It is a truly magical place; the views from Bayview are just unbelievable; and the combination of style and available amenities offered to us were everything we wanted for ourselves and our guests.

What makes this apartment unique

The Studio is our home away from home, as well as a property available for rent. This is why it has been designed to be luxurious & individual, and not a generic rental property.


Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Dragons Cave
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Dragons Cave
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: recommended

Makrigialos is a tranquil village, surrounded by historical, cultural and natural wonders ideal for couples and families. The natural beauty of the area is simply staggering with deserted coves and bays seemingly round every turn which benefits from some of the best weather in the Mediterranean.

If you want a taste of the real Crete, this is for you. It is the complete opposite of Malia, it is not commercialised or filled with nightclubs.

Makrigialos has a small, lively harbour that comes alive at night with numerous local restaurants and cafes serving the finest local food. Local waterside tavernas welcome you with cool drinks and delicious food.

The nearest towns of Ierapetra and Sitia both have busy water fronts with cafes spilling out onto the promenades. Both have good shopping, but if you want to go a step further, Heraklion offers shopping to international standards. The area offers all manner of activities & water sports. Including pedal boats, jet-skis, fishing boat charters and excursions to the nearby uninhabited island of Koufonisi are available during the summer.

Places to visit include a number of Roman and Minoan ruins; The Kapsa Monastery, 6km along the coast near the spectacular Pervolakia gorge; the mountain villages of Pefki, Agios Stefanos and Pervolakia; the protected gorge of Aspro Potamus; the Butterfly gorge, a 4.5 km walk from Koutsouras; Sitia, with its pleasant sea front lined with cafes and tavernas, a harbour, and the Roman Fort; Ierepetra boasts the longest beach on Crete, has a museum and the remains of a Venetian fort on the quay; Agios Nikolaos, Elounda, and Spinalonga Island are within easy reach.


Lagkada Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Modern luxury bathroom with stylish shower, toilet and sink. Ample storage available.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 Studio - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 Bunk-Beds - 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 2
  • The Studio is an open plan apartment with a main double bed and the smaller bedroom has bunk beds.This apartment can comfortably accommodate 4 people or family groups with 2 children. Ample storage is available throughout the property.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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The Studio @ Lagada Bay, Luxury Apartment with swimming pool
average rating of 4.68 based on 25 reviews

happy holiday

  • 4 of 5

very nice quiet place for take a rest,

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ewa, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our apartment.
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Lovely holiday, great apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful. Just as it looks in the pictures and three lovely pools which were never too crowded so nice and relaxing. The apartment has everything you need, comfy bed, good shower, an outdoor seating area, and is a good base for exploring the east of Crete. Definitely hire a car as the nice beaches and restaurants in town are a forty minute walk. There are lots of restaurants in town that serve good food and fresh fish, and not too busy so a good holiday for relaxing. The weather was fantastic too. Gavin was very helpful and prompt at answering our questions, the staff at the apartment were very friendly lpful and gave good recommendations. We would recommend the koufonisi boat trip, ammoudara beach (the drive there is beautiful and the beach is lovely), and Chrissi island.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Booking the apartment with Gavin was easy. He was very responsive and helpful. The apartment is exactly what we needed and Makrigialos itself is a great location; not too touristy but still enough bars and restaurants to ensure you can eat and drink at a different place every night if you want to. We especially liked Olympio bar for lunch or to use the beach facilities, diskari beach and taverna for a day at the beach with hammocks and both dragons cave and Petra bay were our favourite restaurants, but it’s fair to say we didn't have a bad experience anywhere.

Overall a great holiday, we will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you next year!
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Had a perfect holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely 2 week stay here in the summer holidays. The apartment is very modern and clean. It was furnished to a high standard and had everything you needed. We did a mixture of sitting by the pool which was perfect for the days you didn't want to venture out and also hired a car to travel to beaches such as 'scramble cove'. The restaurants in Makrygialos are really good. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tranquil setting with plenty of hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Flat was clean and had everything you needed, including a dish washer. Our flat was perfectly positioned on the corner, just away from the pool. Would strongly recommend the resort and the flat to people looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment - highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was exceptionally clean and extremely well equipped. There is a choice of 3 pools at the complex plus a paddling pool for toddlers (not that there were any when we were there).

The staff are very friendly and speak a multitude of languages.

The closest beach is literally just over the road and there are dozens of others within a short drive from base.

I recommend 4G so much that I booked it for next year while I was sitting out by the pool!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $132.84

Lagada Management Crete
AFM -800640171
GEMI Number 133545441000
Number of registry at chamber of commerce-21594
Registered address: PO Box 488 Lagada, Stavrohorie, North Lasithiou, Crete 72055 Greece

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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