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Modern apartment, 50 meters from Plakias beach, walking distance to restaurants!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Walking distance to the beach and all kind of shops! Free wi-fi & BBQ area!

Michaela apartment, is a brand new, modern apartment, situated just 50 meters away from the long, sandy beach of Plakias, one of the most famous and well-known beaches of South Rethymno. The apartment is also within walking distance from beach bars and restaurants and all kinds of shops…cafes, bakery, super markets, grocery store, pharmacy, pastry shop, post office and doctor’s office. All between 50-200 meters away, conveniently at hand’s reach, for an easy and relaxing holiday!


Michaela apartment is a gorgeous, split-level apartment that can accommodate up to 7 people in its three bedrooms and spacious living room. The wonderful blue colours on the interior, give a lovely navy look at the apartment, that blends with the blue of the sea and sky, which you can enjoy from the bedroom windows, balcony and veranda. The whole apartment is modernly and freshly decorated, giving off a light summer feeling!

On the first floor the two additional bedrooms are located, one with a double bed and balcony with sea view and one with two single beds (single beds on both bedrooms can be joined together to form double beds). The two bedrooms share a bathroom with a bathtub.

On the ground floor guest will find the spacious living room with the open fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful dining table. A WC also exists on this level. The kitchen and living room area offers direct access to a small veranda equipped with patio furniture and amazing view to the sea!

Some stairs below the veranda, there’s a lawn covered area with another lovely sitting area and beautiful views of the surrounding area and a private outdoor BBQ area! From that level, guests can also access the last bedroom, with two single beds, equipped with an extra TV, which has its own kitchenette with siting area. This bedroom also has its own en-suite bathroom with a shower.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

Towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.

Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice per week.

- Baby cot and high chair available.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa.

- Free Parking space outside the apartment.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a dishwasher, hair-dryer, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, french coffee maker, food processor, washing machine, iron and iron board

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 3560/6.8.2015.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and have a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Plakias

Plakias is a lively, seaside village, featuring a long, beautiful sandy beach, ideal for families with children. Also, there's a good selection of local restaurants, traditional tavernas, well stocked super markets and amenities, all at hand's reach. It also offers easy access to Rethymno city, as well as the highway leading to Chania and Heraklion towns.

What makes this apartment unique

Michaela apartment is a beautiful, newly built apartment, offering 3 modernly decorated bedrooms, two bathrooms and a WC, veranda and terrace with outdoor dining and relaxing areas and amazing views of the sea and local area!

It is difficult to find a villa which can provide you so many options in a great location with amazing views, within walking distance to the beach of Plakias, restaurants, gift shops and all amenities!

We believe that our apartment has all the advantages for unforgettable moments and it's deal for families and friends looking for exclusive holidays!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Plakias in Foinikas

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • 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 ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite bathroom in apartment type bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , ground floor WC
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , first floor
  • After a day spent exploring streets and squares, have a convenient and comfortable bathroom all to yourself is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Apartment type bedroom, with bathroom and kitchenette
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , First floor, balcony access
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , first floor
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, Boat Trips, Car rental, House pre-stock, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions and anything else that you might think!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Modern apartment, 50 meters from Plakias beach, walking distance to restaurants!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

A wonderful vacation in a fully equipped apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Villa Michaela was very comfortable, the service was above our expectations! The apartment had everything what you would need - fully equipped kitchen, clean bed linen, spacious living room and short walk to the sea.

We also wanted to say positive remarks to manager Valia for all suggestions and answering all our questions, to Eleana, who greeted us warmly in the apartment.

Thank you for making our stay very pleasant and cozy.

Wish you all the best and hope to come to Plakias once more!



  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gertruda, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again in our apartment! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Plakias is amazingly beautiful, so is the apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in Plakias!

The apartment was incredibly clean, everything was working and both the agency and the owner where extremely helpful when we needed them!

Thank you for the roses, my wife loved them, and thank you for all the info provided on the island, it was the first time for us in Crete and we do want to come back!

Again thank you Eleanna and Valia!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sergio, thank you for writing such great things about our apartment and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team!
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  • 4 of 5


we are generally satisfied with this apartment, well placed and clean. Some remarks however:

the kitchen was under equipped in hardware, only one set of keys

wifi out of order

Your colleague was very kind, nice and effective on the first point, but the wireless operation could be established.

The apartment was clearly not finalized (inoperative switches, unsafe electrical son)

And thank you to you.


  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Patrick, We would like to thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our Villa and we truly appreciate your feedback. We would like to add that, as far as the Internet connection is concerned, there was a malfunction that didn’t affect just the apartment but also the whole area. However the owner tried his best when you asked for support and provided you all the additional objects you requested such as the second set of keys. Also I would like to add that there wasn’t any dangerous, exposed cable but the electrical window switch was broken and the owner asked you if you wish to call a craftsman to fix it, because he didn’t want to disturb you, and you agreed. Everyone has tried their very best to be as attentive and supportive as possible when you asked for immediate support. And was a pleasure for us to do so. The fact that you forgot your keys inside the house is an example that could happen to all of us. The vital part is, that we provided you with immediate support within few hours when requested and would be happy to do so again in the future. In addition, we would like to add that some damages were caused during your stay, for which the owner didn’t charge you anything. Hope this feedback would be valuable to comprehend our part also. Allow us also to reassure you that we are all as a team seeking to exceed guest expectations staying with us & our main priority is to make all our guests happy and feel at home. Once again thank you very much for your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again coming back "home" soon.
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Cologne, Germany

Erholsamer Urlaub mit viel Komfort

  • 5 of 5

Die kleine Villa liegt nah am Meer (5 Min.) und ist sehr komfortabel. Über drei Etagen verfügt sie über drei Schlafzimmer mit 6-8 Betten, einer großen Wohnküche und einem Balkon.

Sehr freundliche Vermieter, alles lief problemlos. Wir kommen gerne wieder.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, we really appreciate your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Wunderbarer Urlaub für 6 Personen

  • 5 of 5

In dem sauberen, ruhigen Haus am Rand von Plakias verbrachten wir 11 schöne Urlaubstage.

Bei Problemen war immer ein Ansprechpartner erreichbar. Wir haben den Service sehr geschätzt. Sehr empfehlenswert.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bernhard, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again in our apartment! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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sehr schöne Unterkunft in Plakias

  • 4 of 5

Sehr gute Betreuung durch Eleana.

Gute Lage. 300 Meter zum Strand. Nach Plakias, zum Supermarkt und den nächsten Geschäften zu Fuß 20 Minuten.

Wohnung sauber und gepflegt. Küchenausstattung: zu wenig Gläser und nur ein einziger Topf.

Wir kommen gerne wieder.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Inge, we really appreciate your review and we will take your feedback into consideration! We hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
85.2 Kilometres
Chania International Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: necessary

Michaela apartment is located in Plakias that is set towards the centre of a large bay enclosed within the arms of mountains, on the north coast.

Plakias is a popular tourist resort. Originally a very small and quiet fishing village, and it now offers a range of amenities. Plakias is renowned for it’s natural beauty, providing all the facilities that a visitor could wish for. Along the main road of the village there are several supermarkets, bakeries, ATM machines, post office, a doctor’s office, restaurants, tavernas, cafes and beach bars while on the beach there are tamarisk trees, water sports, beach volley courts, snack bars and other shops offer a very wide range of products, including local and traditional goods.

The beach is sandy and very well organised with sun beds, umbrellas, changing rooms, showers, etc. The rocks surrounding the beach are ideal for fishing and snorkelling, as well. The road along the beach is also ideal for walking or cycling.

Plakias makes a good starting point for walks along the coast to Souda, or up into the encircling hills to other villages such as Sellia or Mirthios, which boasts spectacular sea views out to sea. A good coastal motor track runs west beyond Plakias, leading to Souda, Rodakino, Frangokastello and Sfakia beaches. There are plenty of walks locally, and bolder walkers will enjoy the high green countryside beyond the coastal mountain range north of town. Mountain biking and cycle touring are other local attractions.


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.