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TRADITIONAL IOANNIS COTTAGE... Luxurious & Rustic with Private Pool & FREE Car !



Updated: 23-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Traditional Ioannis Cottage is located in a village called Nerochori which is in the famous area of Apokoronas at Chania city. Just few km from the village of Kalives, Almirida, Georgioupoli, Armenoi and many other villages where you can enjoy perfect beach, tavern and tourist shops and all that by driving with your A Class FREE CAR (For bookings of two or more weeks) !!!

Traditional Ioannis Cottage is provided with the special sign of the Greek Tourist Organization (EOT-1042K91003073201) which secures the quaility level of all services, terms and conditions our guests have the priviledge to enjoy during their stay.

The house (160sqm) is a totally renovated traditional Cretan building with all the modern comforts located at one of the most pure green spots of Crete with big forests, a lot of olive trees and water springs.

Live the unique experience to enjoy the view of the Cretan White mountains combined with the green pure nature and other small villages around as you relax by your private pool (20sqm). The big variety of the flowers are creating a colourful romantic private scenery for you to enjoy all day and all night under the stars !!!

The beach of Kalives & Almirida & Georgioupoli (10 minutes driving) which are very close to the house are very famous and certainly you will visit them a lot of times !!! Also the Lake of Kournas is fantastic for families with children where they can do water bicycle - swimming - enjoy the local food. Moreover the village of Agioi Pantes (1 minute driving) , Armenoi (5 minutes driving) , Vrisses (5 minute driving) , Vamos (10 minutes driving) are full with traditional taverns to taste all the tasty Cretan flavors or listen also the local Cretan music and feel the Cretan culture...

Explore Crete by visitig places such as Balos, Elafonisi, Falaserna, Samaria Gorge, Preveli, make scuba diving, visit archeological museums and many other spots of the islands with your Free Car (FOR 2 WEEKS OR MORE BOOKINGS) !!!

The house is a two level building and it has three bedrooms (2 Double beds - 2 Single beds), two bathrooms (one shower-WC at ground floor & one Bathroomat at 1st floor) one Living room , one kitchen, one relaxing reading room,large veranda at 1st floor, traditional fireplace and a green yard (200sqm) for memorable family holidays you definitely would like to experience !!!.

The kitchen has everything you need to prepare any meal or you can just visit one of the many traditional taverns which are very close to the village.

Kids small Playroom, HDTV, Satellite TV, DVD-CD player, Wi-Fi Internet,Security Alarm, CCTV, child seat, stroller, toys, cots, Books collection will be available to you.

The cottage is cleaned up twice a week inside and outside and includes linens and towels.

Swimming pool, umbrellas and sun chairs, grassy ground and pool towels also are provided.

Wake up the morning and cut your fresh and organic vegetables, fruits and aromatic herbs from your garden and also do your gardening if you wish.

There are plenty of fantastic places to visit nearby such as the beautiful beaches at Georgioupoli-Kalives-Almirida with the amazing sunsets, Kournas Lake, the Old Town at Chania, Balos, Elafonisi, Rethimno and many many other places which we will suggest you...

The access to the city life is very easy and it is the ideal location for excursions to every corner of the island.

Check also the 360 VR Outside & Inside Area Of Traditional Ioannis Cottage !!!

Don't miss our Opening Year Special Offers for 2016 & 2017 Early Bookings!!!

Special Offers...

1. Car : We offer an A class car for Free for all the bookings of two week or more to explore Crete !!!

2. Welcome package full of local organic homemade products for your welcome at the Traditional Ioannis Cottage !!!

3. Special Discounts : Big Discounts are provided for bookings of two or more weeks and for bookings of two persons !!!

4. VIP offers for Repeated Guests !!!

Send your Requests & enjoy many many surprises !!!

Enjoy your holidays !!!

Bookings for 2017 are Open - Ask for an Offer and Book the dates you prefer !!!

...Enjoy Life

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Traditional Ioannis Cottage
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek
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Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

18 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)


Comfortable villa with a fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late in the evening. What a surprise it was, to be welcomed by our hosts with a superb hot meal. The frigo was also filled with all we needed for breakfast the next morning.

The villa was perfecly equiped.

A special mention for the superb view on the mountains.

All the ingredients for a perfect holiday !!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Big house with garden and nice landscape view

  • 5 of 5

The traditional loannis cottage is a great place to enjoy vacations in Crete.

It’s a good starting point for journeys through the West of Crete as it is only some minutes to the main road E75/90 through Crete. You can than easily take the specific road to the West, to the South, to Samaria…. The closest beach Kalyves is about 10 min away and a nice one without crowds of tourists (as we have experienced in October).

We have even received several traditional dinner dishes prepared by the mother of Ioannis. And the fridge contained already food for us, we even found the tasty raki with honey. Exceptional service and direct contact!

The flat is clean and is being cleaned about every 4 days, you also get fresh towels. The pictures show the reality you will find in the flat.

We can really recommend the house for your stay in Crete!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace and relax in a perfect house

  • 5 of 5

We have been looked after for every aspect of the stay by Ioannis family.

We rent a car for all 6 of us and it performs perfectly.

Wonderful beaches are reachable by car, we spent every day in a different beach all over our 15 days of stay.

When we were back in the evening we felt as at our home by the beginning: we got always meals sitting in the cottage's garden in front of an amazing mountain landscape, hearing real Greek village sounds as background.

Every device in the house is the last model, very modern and well performing. Wi-Fi connection is perfect. Mum of Ioannis and his brother is the stone of the family, she guarantee a perfect cleaning standard, we loved her meals prepared with Greek recipe.

We enjoyed thoroughly these 2 weeks bringing home a fruitful sense of peace.

Thanks all of you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well modernised, spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The welcome and attention was fantastic with guidance from the airport to the arrival to meet the family . A wonderfully spacious house in a traditional village. The week was wonderful with the swimming pool in a delightful well kept garden. Thank you for your great generosity and gifts.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beyond Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived home after a week at Yiannis Cottage. This villa is absolute perfection in a rural location away from the hustle and bustle of the regular tourist areas it is so perfectly tucked away you would be forgiven for missing it. The rooms are large and inviting, the beds are comfortable, it really is a home from home. Yiannis Cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with all the latest mod cons. There is even a storage room which had box after box of good quality toys for the children to play with. My husband and I were there with 2 very young children (2 and 1) and nothing was too much hassle. Sifis arranged a car hire for the week and collected us from the airport, on arrival at the villa we met Sifis mother who had provided us with an evening meal, freshly baked cake and enough food in the fridge to see us through our first day. We had a midweek visit to clean the villa and the pool and maintain the garden where we received another delicious home cooked meal. Towards the end of the week, a drop in with a farewell gift. All in all we had a wonderful week, Sifis, Yiannis and family were extremely welcoming and helpful, catering to our every need. The villa is exactly as you see it in the pictures, immaculately kept and it really is the little details that make it exceptional value for money. A car is a must for this villa but there are lots of tourist attractions within a 30 minute drive. Highly recommend the venetian harbour. I wouldn't hesitate to (and already have) recommended Yiannis Cottage to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our overall impression of the Traditional loannis cottage. Peaceful,relaxing,a home from home ☀️

  • 5 of 5

We've had a lovely relaxing holiday at the Traditional loannis cottage.

The owners are fantastic hosts, as part of our booking they kindly supplied a hire car and as we had an evening arrival, Sifis (son) was there to greet us at the airport.

25-30 minutes later we were at the cottage,where we were greeted by Sifis mother a lovely lady,who had cooked us a fine meal for our arrival totally unexpected but most welcome. Sufis and his mother showed us around the villa,a beautiful traditional creation family home with comfortable modern furnishings.

The wifi is very good lots of TV channels and a DVD player.

The villa was twice cleaned thoroughly in the 10 days we were there.

We had breakfast and lunch on the roof terrace over looking the amazing scenery with the mountains as a wonderful backdrop. We spent a fair amount of time at the villa relaxing in the well looked after gardens and taking a refreshing dip in the pool.

When we did venture out we found that the main north coastal road is 1 mile from the villa very easy to get to.

We can certainly recommended this villa and would stay here again.

To Eva, her family and especially mum thank you x

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania Airport (Daskalogiannis) at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kalyves at 6 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Souda Port at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E75 at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Agioi Pantes at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kalyves at 6 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special Offers...

1. Car : We offer to our guests unique prices for renting the car they prefer and explore Crete !!!

2. Welcome package full of local organic homemade products for your welcome at Traditional Ioannis Cottage Cottage !!!

3. Special Discounts : Big Discounts are provided for bookings of two or more weeks and for bookings of two persons !!!

4. VIP offers for Repeated Guests !!!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
29 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
23 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
January to April
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
November to December
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 13.0%

• Our rates are quoted in Euros including municipal TAX and VAT
• We offer to our guests unique prices for car hiring !!!
• Traditional welcome package
• Cleaning Maid twice per week
• Secutiry Alarm System
• Pool cleaning
• Garden trim and care
• Wireless high-speed broadhand intenet
• Big Discount & a Free Car for two or more weeks bookings !!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 160 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Bunk Beds


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome


  • Amenities & Services included: big welcome package consisted of traditional local organic products and more... / maid services twice per week for inside (linen & towels) & outside areas (garden trim and care & pool) / sun beds & umbrellas / indoor & outdoor dining areas & veranda / automatic night pool lighting / air-conditioning unit (heat & cooling) for each bedroom / wireless high-speed broadband internet access / cd player / satellite 40'' tv led / dvd player / parking space / security alarm / first aid kit / superior quality layers / spacious wardrobes / allergy proof pillows / fine cotton line / kids toys / free car for bookings of two or more weeks

Partner Offers

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