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A peaceful oasis offering all kinds of facilities next to the beach and the city



Updated: 27-Oct-2016
5,000 m² fenced outdoor area, 500 m² villa, 120 m² eco-pool, 1 km from the beach

Giakoumakis Villa is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K10003075501.

Wonderful holiday destination for exclusive travellers!

Giakoumakis villa is nestled on St. Mark's hill, on a three level footprint of 500 m², which makes it a peaceful oasis, offering a high standard accommodation.


On opening the huge white door of the main entrance, you are immediately presented with a welcoming environment. This includes a spacious, cosy living-dining area of 120 m², with large floor length windows. These can be widely opened allowing for endless views from an impressive height that makes you feel like you are in a world of your own. This space has a big corner-shaped fire place, a full luxurious living room, a dining area, 55” HDTV, home cinema and a WC.

There is a separate kitchen with oven, hot plates, gas hobs, microwave, coffee maker, espresso machine, bread maker, egg boiler, water filter machine, fridge, refrigerator and dishwasher that leads to the dining area with its own exterior veranda for dining. The kitchen is followed by a laundry room, with a tumble dryer, an iron, an ironing board and a vacuum cleaner.  

The Rooms   

The villa has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 people in beds and up to 12 people maximum. As you ascend the marble stairs from the living room, you will find a long corridor with built in wardrobes, an office area which overlooks the living room with a PC and a printer and three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and a balcony, where visitors can enjoy the spectacular view over the Cretan Sea and Psiloritis mountain.

It also has a large private bathroom with two sinks, a shower cabin and a Hydrosonic hydro-spa. The other two bedrooms each have 2 single beds but are designed to be transformed into double beds if preferred. A bathroom with a steam shower cabin are also found along the corridor. Each room has floor length windows which lead to the exterior areas of the villa.  

In the living room a marble stairway leads to the ground level of the villa, where a bedroom with a large double bed and a bedroom with 2 single beds can be found. The double-bedded bedroom hosts a TV and a 30 m² dressing room as well as a fully equipped bathroom and direct access to the garden. A 120 m² play room with a mini living room, mini playground, a piano and a pool table are also found on this floor.

For those who want to keep fit, there is a fully equipped gym with Power Plate, a Plasma TV, satellite TV, PC, internet connection and WiFi. All the ground floor areas have large floor-length windows which lead to the exterior areas of the villa.  


The 120 m² ecological swimming pool is surrounded by 48 huge palm trees and has large seatings and comfortable deck chairs. Offering panoramic views of the surrounding areas and with a large northern oval veranda with its own 100 m² private balcony it is perfect for sunbathing. There are 8 comfortable deck chairs around the swimming pool, where visitors can relax and enjoy a cool swim in its refreshing deep blue waters, one umbrella, three coffee tables and three chairs. There is also a 10 m² mosaic shower and a WC.

At the southeast part of the estate, among the gilded plants, there is also a hot tub, for additional pleasure.

The 5,000 m² outdoor area offers full privacy and is designed to harmonize with its natural environment. A stone-built barbecue area with a wood burning oven, a stove and a dining area covered by a wooden kiosk, will promise unforgettable moments with your family or friends. While a playground for our little visitors, located under large trees, with swings, a seesaw, a slide and a climbing bar, ping-pong table and a one-on-one basketball court is sure to keep everyone entertained. The villa also offers free 6 bicycles in total, 4 for adults and 2 for children.

For hiking lovers, there is a 350 m perimeter walkway among the trees.  

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Manager

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 designgraphic.gr, 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 213 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Copied from TripAdvisor:

Magnifique villa, proprietaire tres disponible et accueillant.

Piscine de 3 metres de profondeur, jacuzi, baignoire hydromassante... le reve..
Aug 2013
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13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Great Family Villa

  • 4 of 5

As the previous reviews say this was exactly as expected, from the photographs. The pool is really great, set in a very well landscaped garden of trees, flowers and vegetables offering lovely views of the ocean. The villa is top class - stylish, very clean and well maintained. We had food prepared and delivered by the owner for our arrival which was delicious and very welcoming after a journey with young children. Thereafter, the owner and the agency staff were always available at the end of the phone or email for anything needed. We tried one or two of the recommended places to eat in the pretty old town of Rethymno, which also didn't disappoint.

The only little niggle which would have made our stay slightly more relaxing is a few more soft play mats within the house for the babies. Although the marble floors are lovely and cool they are not very forgiving when little ones, who are still a bit unsteady on the feet and knees, want to wander around. You also need to be watchful of the sharp edges on the coffee tables in the lounge too. Older children and adults obviously have no need to worry!

All in all we had a wonderful family holiday, thank you so much for our lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa and perfect for all age groups

  • 5 of 5

The villa was exactly as we expected with fantastic large pool in lovely gardens and luxury extras. The outside eating areas were a surprise and we especially enjoyed the pizza oven. The owners were very attentive and the daily maid service was excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful luxury village in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is beautiful with spectacular views with a lovely pool and great games room for children and adults. The villa is very clean and fairly well maintained. Villa has it's own vegetable garden with fresh veg and fruits. Owner is at hand if needed. Car needed to access main town of Rethymno. If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday in luxury, this is the ideal holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Property 5 Star

  • 5 of 5

This villa is a 5 Star villa. We stayed here for a week with a mixture of family members from 1 to 79 year olds. There was facilities for all ages and plenty to keep the young and old occupied. Basketball, Table tennis, Pool table, Gym, Swing Park, Pool with Diving Board, Hot tub, BBQ, Outdoor Pizza Oven and much more. The villa is cleaned daily and towels and sheet changed. In the garden you can pick your own veg and fruit. Taxi to Harbour costs 8 Euro's. The Villa Owner was very helpful on all aspects and came very quickly if called. Great holiday had by all in our group. What you waiting for, get booking :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Do not miss this villa !!

  • 5 of 5

erything in the site is true !!

we were 8 adualts 2 children 2 babys

the villa was clean very well equiped and maitained

the owner and the agent staf was there for every thing needed

the wife's owner food exellent

the fanced swimming pool - fantastic

we enjoied very much the huge yard with the trees and vegetable garden .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 Star paradise in Crete

  • 5 of 5

Villa just as described on the internet - magnificent in all respects. The pool was a delight and helping ourselves to vegetables from the garden a bonus. We had a party of 11 including three generations - the youngest being 9 months. The grand children loved sleeping on the sofa beds in the bedrooms even though they had a room of their own to use. The views were breath taking and loved watching the Swifts (or were they Swallows?) bombing the pool during the day. One actually managed to get into the villa a we found it lying on the floor. I guess they can't take off unaided so took it outside and let it go from height. The surrounding area was great with shops a very short car ride away. The local beach was easy to find and parking there was not an issue. The Cretans are fabulous and nothing was ever too much trouble.

Thank you Mr Vasilis for the use of your beautiful villa on a beautiful island.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heraklion Airport or (Chania Airport 73 km away ) at 79 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Rethymno town centre (or Platanias area 2km away) at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Rethymno port at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : New national road Chania - Heraklion at 600 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Rethymno town centre (or Platanias area 2 km away) at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Rethymno long sandy beach at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Our highly aesthetic luxurious villa is built on a round structure on the green hill of St. Mark in a 5,400 m² range and is located in the eastern part of Rethymno town. It is 1 km away from Rethymno's marvellous beach and just 3.5 km away from the center of the old town of Rethymno.

Built on a three level footprint of 500 m² it makes for a peaceful oasis offering a high standard of accommodation.

The great view over the Cretan Sea combined with the spectacular views of Psiloritis and the Lefka Ori mountains can be enjoyed from all angles of the villa. This accommodation is definitely a tempting suggestion for families or large group vacations, offering not only an outstanding holiday experience full of calm and relaxation, but also full privacy.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low 2
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Low 1
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
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Low (1) 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Low (2) 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low (1) 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Cancellation Policy
If a booking is cancelled 4 months prior to the guest’s check-in date, the deposit is refundable. Otherwise, if the reservation is cancelled after the above period, the deposit is non-refundable.
If a booking is cancelled 20 days or less prior to the guest’s check-in date, the balance paid is non-refundable.

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Updated: 27-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

- Just a few minutes away from the beach and the city centre! - This is a house which provides you variety of options to spend your day within it's luxurious facilities such a playground, playroom with PS3, pool table, fully equipped gym,120 sqm ecological swimming pool, barbecue area with dinning table, basketball court, table tennis, trees, gardens, vegetable gardens, amazing views from several sitting areas, walking path through the gardens, outdoor hot tube and many others. - It is difficult to find a villa which can provide you so many options in a great location with amazing views,close to the beach and the city of Rethymno. We believe that our villa has all the advantages for unforgettable moments! - Ideal for families and friends looking for exclusive holidays!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 500 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, First floor, en-suite bathroom of the master bedroom.
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, First floor, steam shower cabin
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Ground floor
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Lower Floor
  • Swimming pool bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, This bathroom is located outdoor
  • The swimming pool bathroom is next to the pool area.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, The singe beds are designed to be double bed as well
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, The singe beds are designed to be double bed as well
  • All Bedrooms offer air-conditioning, orthopaedic matresses, antiperspirant and antiallergic mattresses, balcony with views and enough space to place extra beds if necessary! Baby cot is also available.


  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 6 bicycles


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Our services include: Welcome Basket - Daily cleaning - Linen and towel change every 3 days - Pool towels provided - Gardener twice a week - Cleaning and pool maintenance 2 or 3 times a week (depends on the weather). Services upon request (extra charge): Doctor on call - Massage - Baby sitting - Daily excursions - Bicycle rent - Photographer - Delivery of traditional cretan food to your place - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa. - Barbecue with fresh fish (Cook optional) - Barbecue with local meat and traditional food (Cook optional) - Excursions in unique places with owner's private yacht! Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!

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