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Ideal spot to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the Cretan nature & indulge in luxury - Unit 1150994

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2

About the property

Anna Boutique Villa

A luxury residence designed to allow its guests to enjoy the unique Cretan nature in complete relaxation and privacy.

Situated on the central part of the island near the Kourtaliotiko gorge, our guests are immersed in the tranquillity of the villa with its swimming pool, garden and lemon groves, overlooking an extensive view of the mountains and sea.

Carefully designed to operate over the whole year for those looking for an escape to the countryside and enjoy the stillness of the Cretan mountains and gorges and the Mediterranean blue waters.

The residence is a two-storey villa (120 m²) and consists of two double bedrooms (one double and one twin bedroom), two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, balconies, terraces, BBQ, cocktail bar private swimming-pool and garden. The villa can accommodate one family or two couples (2-5 persons).

Aghia Pelagia-Spili-Frati & other nearby villages: Useful information for daily basics

Bakery: ‘Katakis Bakery’ in Mixorrouma Village. The Bakery is located in the East End of the village on the main street (on the right hand side towards the direction to Spili) of the village. Around 800 meters from the villas. In the Bakery you can find bread, traditional Cretan toasted bread, pastries, croissants, cookies, pies etc. milk, yoghurts. The bakery operates also as a mini-market.

Traditional Cretan Feta cheese, yoghurt and yellow Cretan cheese and Olive Oil: ‘Tzourbakis’ Creamery. It is a local producer of feta cheese and yoghurt and of olive oil. The cheeses/yoghurts are made by local fresh milk and are considered of high quality ones.

http://www.gastronomosonline.gr/paragogoi/119/Turokomeio-Tzourmpakis

Location: In the West End of Mixorrouma Village. AS you drive from the city of Rethymno to Mixorrouma there is a long right turn just before the entrance of the village. The kiosk is located in the mid distance of this long turn

Mixorrouma village (New and older one): Old Mixorrouma Village (lower Mixorrouma)

As a traditional village impresses the visitor with the way construction - no internal roads (streets) only ring road and the houses are concatenated one after another.

Located a short distance from Above Mixorouma in less than 300 meters.Surrounded by an astonishing beauty and grace flowing through the valley of the river with water and summer full of verdant plane trees and a variety of several other large and small plants in a way that literally blossoms in green in all its nuances and melodic voices of innumerable birds create a fantastic atmosphere paradise really deserves to enjoy all of the senses.

In New Mixxorouma ('Over Mixxorouma') visitors can find the oven for bakery, gas station, three cafes and a snack bar framed with museum types of old agricultural tools and household equipment. He can also see and buy wickerwork, the two remaining handmade basket craftmen.

Kourtaliotiko Gorge, Preveli Monastery&Palm Beach : 'Kourtaliotiko Gorge' is located in the prefecture of Rethymno, approximately 2km from Anna Villas and 22 km south of rethymno. It follows the river and ends at the Preveli lake and palm beach. Halfway meets a path that passes through the gorge and leads to the beautiful church of St. Nicholas. The Canyon is of incredible beauty and the scenery is rough. It is rich in wildlife and the river is divided in five streams which unite and form small lakes and a huge waterfall! The Gorge is a Kourtaliotiko miracle of nature! Really worth visiting it in order to indulge in the beauty and wildness of the Cretan landscape'.

'Preveli'

'Lake Preveli is the most beautiful and most impressive natural attraction island.The magical forest of palm trees leads to an exotic beach with golden sands. The landscape is really dreamy thus each visitor of the island must see it!'

More Details

Property Manager
Yiannis Pol
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About Yiannis Pol

My family have been welcoming guests to this area since 1991, to our apartments in Plakias and more recently to our small exclusive Anna Boutique Villas, our firm aim is to continue to provide memorable holiday experiences to visitors from around the world. Our policy is one of continuos learning and improvement with a commitment to excellence in the quality of our accommodation and the warmth of our welcome. My family live in the area and we love to share our pride in the heritage, gastronomy and unique natural environment of this region with our valued guests - many of whom have become friends.

Looking through my diary I am reminded that since 1991 we have welcomed guests from all over the world; from USA, Canada and Latin America, from the UK, Holland, Germany, Norway, Russia and Thailand. Every year we have many returning guests but we are also delighted to welcome new visitors. This combination of returning friends and new guests is a source of great pleasure and gives us the confidence to continue operating and being committed to our services and beliefs: respect and love of the Cretan culture and Nature.

If you want to be treated as a traveller rather than a tourist; if you are looking for authentic holidays where you can relax in the tranquillity of the Cretan natural landscape please contact us for more information and bookings"

Best Regards,

Yiannis Polychronakis

Yiannis Pol purchased this villa in 2010

Why Yiannis Pol chose Rethymno

uniwue design, unique services, unique location!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had the most amazing holiday! The contact (we asked lots of questions and they were all answered immediately) with Yiannis before we left the UK was excellent and the care we received from his family during our stay at the villa was flawless.

The villa itself was immaculate when we arrived and we got clean towels and sheets every three days. The interior of the villa is like a show room, very modern and tastefully decorated. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the modern appliances that you could need and the beds are very comfortable. The villa itself is situated within mountains and it is designed so that regardless of which room you are in, or which balcony you sit on (there are numerous) the views are simply stunning.

Our children loved playing in the pool which was cleaned daily. The pool was also graded (deep and shallow end) making it safe for our young children. The are four sun loungers and a sun umbrella and towels provided for pool and/or beach use.

Probably due to the villas elevated position, there is always a slight wind, making the temperature pleasant rather than unbearable and this wind also seemed to control mosquitos and I can honestly say that this is the first time on holiday that we have not been bitten by mosquitos and did not need to use any form of repellants.

Although the villa information does say that you can drive cars up to the villa door itself, we tried this and were unable to and if you wish to do this I think you would need a 4x4 as the drive is very steep.

The area is quiet, picturesque and traditional. There are lots of easily reachable beaches and more tourist locations but the villa is so beautiful and the pool such good fun that our young children were reluctant to leave it to do any sight seeing. The barbecue is also very good (good butchers in Spilli) and we had one most nights.

Overall we could not have had a better time. Our every need was catered for. Everyone was welcoming, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our only regret is that our stay was too short. We would love to return next year and simply cannot recommend this villa and the customer service we received enough.
Aug 2011
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-Payment methods: cash
-The rates above are for 2 guest. For any extra guest there is an extra charge of 15 Euro per person per night.
-The rates shown from November to 10th of April are monthly rates and exclude the bill costs.
-for booking less than a month, then normal rates are applicable (total rates with bills costs included -except the use of A/C)
Long lettings during off-peak season (Oct


Amenities

Lampi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Flexible to add more furniture if need (child bed etc.)
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , 2 twin/ single , Flexible to add more furniture if need (child bed etc.)
  • Bedrooms (as all villa unit) are fully equipped with brand new and luxurious furniture and anatomic mattresses in order to allow guest indulge in luxury and complete relaxation. Feel like being home.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Anna Boutique Villa is a luxury residence designed to allow its guests to enjoy the unique Cretan nature in complete relaxation and privacy. Situated on the central part of the island near the Kourtaliotiko gorge, our guests are immersed in the tranquillity of the villa with its swimming pool, garden and lemon groves, overlooking an extensive view of the mountains and sea. Carefully designed to operate over the whole year for those looking for an escape to the countryside and enjoy the stillness of the Cretan mountains and gorges and the Mediterranean blue waters. The residence provides luxury two floor villa (120m2) with two double bedrooms (one double and one twin bedroom), two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, balconies, terraces, barbeque, and private swimming-pool. The villa can accommodate one family or two couples (2-5 persons).

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Unit 1150994
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
5

lovely design villa with private pool!

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at Myrte villa for 14 days last Autumn and it was a fanstastic time for us! the villa was superb! the design fanstastic and every little details gives a perfect result in the end. we enjoyed using the different vereandas and terraces depending on the day time. our favorite place of course was the BBQ where we did amazing meals after a long day spending by the pool! the villa is in a good location to travel to other places and especially on the south coast and its lovely beaches. within 15 minutes drive you are there! beaches such as Schinaria, Ammoudi, Damnoni are recommended. we used to dinne also in nearby restaurants in the nearby villages (i.e. Spili). there was a daily cleanning service and Yiannis, Anna and Eleni were always there to make sure that we have a lovely time! the villa exceeded our expectations by far and thats why we are already booked for 2017! we are looking forward to come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Splendid isolation

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in the villa. A beautifully conceived building in a spectacular hill top location. It was regularly cleaned with fresh towels when needed and we were well looked after with complimentary wine from the owners vinyard, raki and jam. We would come again in a heart beat. Many thanks to Eleni and Yannis.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Perfekter Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Der perfekte Ort um aus der Ruhe, dass schönste von Kreta in kurzer Zeit zu erreichen.

Ob zu den schönsten Stränden der lybischen Küste, einer Stadttour nach Rethinon, oder zu den einsamen Wanderregionen des Inselinneren, alles ist so nah!

Zum zweitenmal durften wir diese wunderschöne Villa, eingebettet in einem Garten der Natur besuchen.

Der Blick von der Ostterasse durch das Tal in Richtung Preveli Beach hin zum lybischen Meer ist uneingeschränkt Atemberaubend und wird untermalt von einer unglaublichen Vielfalt an Vogelgezwitscher.

Der Blick von der Südterasse oder auch von der Poolebene eröffnet bei Sonnenuntergang die Sicht auf in goldenes Licht getränkte, fruchtbare Talböden mit Oliven- Orangen und Zitronenbäumen. Auch das ein oder andere kleine verschlafene Dorf lässt sich von hier erblicken.

Das Gebäude steht mit einem weiteren, baugleichen 90 Grad versetzt in völliger Alleinlage.

Der grosszügige Poolbereich scheint über der Landschaft zu schweben, ist absolut privat und durch schöne dem Gesamtstiel angepasste Elemente nicht einsehbar und somit absolut privat.

Abgerundet wird das gesamte Ambiente gekonnt durch den harmonischen Einsatz von Naturstein und mediterranen Pflanzen.

Die Räume sind grosszügig, lichtdurchflutet im modenen Stil ausgerichtet. Ob in der Küche, in den Wohn und Schlafräumen oder Bädern, bei der Verbindung zur Aussenwelt (Wifi), vom Toaster über das Bügeleisen, Föhn, TV, es fehlt an nichts.

Das Hosting von Yiannis ist excellent. Die Unterhaltung des Gebäudes von Eleni absolut perfekt.

Absolut Empfehlenwert!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Der perfekte Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Der perfekte Ort um aus der Ruhe, dass schönste von Kreta in kurzer Zeit zu erreichen.

Ob zu den schönsten Stränden der lybischen Küste, einer Stadttour nach Rethinon, oder zu den einsamen Wanderregionen des Inselinneren, alles ist so nah!

Zum zweitenmal durften wir diese wunderschöne Villa, eingebettet in einem Garten der Natur besuchen.

Der Blick von der Ostterasse durch das Tal in Richtung Preveli Beach hin zum lybischen Meer ist uneingeschränkt Atemberaubend und wird untermalt von einer unglaublichen Vielfalt an Vogelgezwitscher.

Der Blick von der Südterasse oder auch von der Poolebene eröffnet bei Sonnenuntergang die Sicht auf in goldenes Licht getränkte, fruchtbare Talböden mit Oliven- Orangen und Zitronenbäumen. Auch das ein oder andere kleine verschlafene Dorf lässt sich von hier erblicken.

Das Gebäude steht mit einem weiteren, baugleichen 90 Grad versetzt in völliger Alleinlage.

Der grosszügige Poolbereich scheint über der Landschaft zu schweben, ist absolut privat und durch schöne dem Gesamtstiel angepasste Elemente nicht einsehbar und somit absolut privat.

Abgerundet wird das gesamte Ambiente gekonnt durch den harmonischen Einsatz von Naturstein und mediterranen Pflanzen.

Die Räume sind grosszügig, lichtdurchflutet im modenen Stil ausgerichtet. Ob in der Küche, in den Wohn und Schlafräumen oder Bädern, bei der Verbindung zur Aussenwelt (Wifi), vom Toaster über das Bügeleisen, Föhn, TV, es fehlt an nichts.

Das Hosting von Yiannis ist excellent. Die Unterhaltung des Gebäudes von Eleni absolut perfekt.

Absolut Empfehlenwert

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Perfect location, wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit (we stayed in autumn 2012 too) and we enjoyed coming back very much. The properties enyoy a wonderful aspect, share a modern interesting design and are delightfully peaceful. At villa Myrte there is always a sheltered sunny spot to sit in outside and enjoy the sun, the birds and the butterflies as well as swimming in the refreshing pool. Plenty of places to see nearby, the stunning south coast beaches only 20 mins away, and some of Crete's main sights are also very accessible - Knossos only 1.25 hours drive. Anna gave us the warmest of welcomes again. We wouldn't hesitate to rcommend this as a most enjoyable and relaxing destination. Nick and Gez. Halifax, UK

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Tranquillity in a nutshell!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Crete and we were so looking forward to it and it lived upto all our expectations. We arrived very late as we had sat on the tarmac at Gatwick for 2 hours before we departed (apparently there wasn't a parking bay at Chania airport for our plane)! Anyway we arrived in complete darkness and had to pick up our hire car and drive the 1 hour 22 mins to the Villa. Yes we did get lost but found it eventually to find Anna and Stavros waiting for us at 3am! They were so friendly even at that hour and didn't seem to mind that it was so late and showed us round Villa Myrte where we stayed for a week. It wasn't until the next day that we could take it all in. We loved it - beautifully designed and beautiful scenery. We met Eleni the next day and she was lovely and helped with our many questions. We got out and about to Spilli and Rethymno and the southern beaches which we really loved. We enjoyed the small quiet uncrowded beaches, even in August, (totally unlike our beaches in the UK)! We had really good food in Taverna Damnoni at Damnoni Beach and in Plakias. The worst meal we had was in Yannis in Spilli - everything literally was covered in cheese - why? Yiannis was very professional and quick in answering our emails and scheduled time to meet us. It took a while to get used to the noisy crickets everywhere but that's part of Crete. Our 15 year daughter didn't get bored once and thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Rethymno in the evening and Chania old town. We came out stressed and went home thoroughly relaxed even for being there just one week. Would we go again? Yes we would at some time in the future.... looking forward to it. Thanks to Yiannis also for the offer of the apartment in Plakias whilst we were waiting to fly home. Maybe next time. A huge thank you to the Polychronakis family for being so hospitable and to Anna for the lovely cake.

Stayed August 2015

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Mixorrouma Village
Nearest Ferry
14 Kilometres
Plakias
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
Mixorrouma
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Mixorrouma Village
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Preveli Beach
Car: recommended

Anna Boutique Villa is situated in a small and quite village in the inner island of Crete. This rural village set amidst rolling hills of olive, orange and clementine trees at the top of a lush valley.

Due to it’s location, the Aghia Pelagia based villa is a perfect starting point to discover the island of Crete. Aghia Pelagia is within Mixorrouma village (200m walk) which has several small shops. The spectacular Kourtaliotiko gorge is at 5km distance of the villa, Preveli Beach and Monastery at 11km, and Plakias village with the surroundings beaches at 14 km. You can also visit the Kallikratis gorges (35km), the Amari Valley (23km) or the city of Rethymno (24km) with its historical centre.

The Villa has panoramic view; from the one side 'Kourtaliotiko' george and the wild rugged Cretan mountains, and the wild rugged Cretan mountains, and from the other side the small lush valley. Walking paths takes you in the heart of the authentic Cretan nature.

Other Activities: trekking, hitch-hiking

Ski: Psiloritis Mountain.

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