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Absolute Beachfront Villa- LAST MINUTE DEALS AVAILABLE - villa Hermes

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

villa Hermes

Nestled on a rocky hillside, this luxurious seaside retreat is a masterpiece of Mediterranean architecture. The waves crash onto the shore just a couple of metres below giving the villa the distinct impression of an anchored boat.

Interior

The entire property has been designed to blur the boundaries between the building and its stunning natural surroundings. Completely stripped of any superfluous décor, emphasizing the vista across the rugged coastline of Crete, the ever-so-cool monochrome interiors blend harmoniously with the rough, wild Cretan landscape. Floors and minimalist furnishing in light wood paired with glass walls, steel and rock elements offer a twist that allows guests to remain focused on the views.

However, the X-Factor here is privacy: Bask in the serenity of a secluded property and drink in the endless blue of breathtaking sea views even from the beds of its three master bedrooms.

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About the property

Excellent architectural design - seafront family villas with pool and spa *****

Elafonisi seafront villas are located near the famous Elafonissi beach, in the village of Livadia on the unspoiled west coast of Crete. Our five villas, villa Hermes,Villa Nautilus, Villa Neptune, Villa Ostria and Villa Calypso, have all been built according to the principles of luxury, simplicity, natural beauty, ecological conscience and environmental respect.This concept inspired the construction of our villas with unique architectural design, destined for people, who seek privacy, comfortable and luxurious relaxation in an enchanting setting. You can swim in secluded beaches, enjoy the rugged beauty of the Cretan landscape, walk on hiking tracks or taste traditional dishes in small local taverns in beautiful villages scattered around the area of Elafonissi. Of course, for all those of you who wish to combine all of the above with modern communication tools, we provide constant 24hour high speed satellite wireless Internet.

MORE INFO www.elafonisivillas.gr

Description Elafonisi villas - Livadia: The villas is located in the seaside village of Livadia, Keramoti bay, Innahorion, in the south western part of Crete, at a distance of 72 km from Chania and 31 km from Kissamos. The villa can be accessed through a 4 km long road that is connected to the regional provincial road. The village is located in the middle of the European hiking path E4– a seaside route of exceptional natural beauty- that starts at the village of Kambos and continues through the villages of Keramoti, Livadia, Chryssoskalitissa and Elafonisi. The route is typical of the rugged beauty of Crete with amazing changes of the scenery between olive and locust trees and sea-beaten rocks of black and red volcanic lava-In the village of Livadia, buying food is still done in the traditional way – you may buy fish from the fishermen in the small harbour, vegetables, dairy products and meat from the farmers, but you will also find three small taverns.

The west coast of Crete,: all the way from Mpallos and Falasarna till Sfinari, Livadia, Elafonisi in Kissamos until the Krios peninsula in Paleohora, has managed to remain intact despite the passing of time and to have many parts of it included in European Union programmes for the protection of nature.The coastline continues for many kilometres sprinkled with amazing beaches and quiet fishing villages. A few meters higher up in the mountains, mountainous villages pass the time gazing into the infinity of the African sea. Time goes by very slowly up her. Just about in the middle of the west coast, in the village of Livadia, we built the first residence, which was followed by all the rest, with the last two being funded by European Union through Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food programmes for the development of agrotourism. Our concept has been based on notions like luxury, simplicity, natural beauty, ecological conscience, environmental respect.

This concept inspired the construction of dreamy retreats, residences with unique architectural design destined for special people who have seen and tried just about everything and now seek privacy, comfortable and luxurious relaxation in an enchanting setting that guarantees absolute enjoyment.It is a combination of adventure and return to nature at the same time...You can swim in secluded beaches, walk alone and barefoot on the sand and pebbles of the beach, enjoy the rugged beauty of the Cretan landscape on hiking tracks, taste traditional dishes in small local taverns in beautiful villages scattered around this area, savour wine and tsikoudia in the company of locals, go fishing and, weather permitting of course, enjoy a small trip on a speed boat in a search of secluded beaches. You can enjoy captivating sunsets;You can put aside your everyday problems, feel rejuvenated, fill your batteries, get in touch with the people you love but most of all, get in touch again with yourself.

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Owner
Natasha ZOURIDI
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
87 Kilometres
Chania-Kreta ( cha)
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Souda -Chania-Kreta
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Livadia
Car: necessary

The west coast of Crete, all the way from Balos and Falassarna till Sfinari, keramoti , Livadia and Elafonissi has remained intact despite the passing of time and the increasing number of visitors.The west coastline of Crete continues for many kilometres sprinkled with amazing secluded beaches and small fishing villages. Higher up in the mountains, mountainous villages offer amazing views to the deep-blue sea of Crete. The countryside is characterized by wild beauty, offering an incredible variety of landscapes and combining the rawness of the mountain ranges, the luscious green riverbeds with plane trees and oleander, together with the endless blue of the sea. Elafonissi is located on the west coast of Crete and it is one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete with white and pink sand and a lagoon with water shallow enough to walk to the opposite island. Thousands of tourists visit Elafonissi each year, as well as the nearby monastery of Chrissoskalitissa.

Other Activities: Swimming, walking, basketball, boating, fishing, water skiing

Available Rentals

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Notes

The rates quoted include the main building of the villa (sleeps up to 6 guests). If you like to use the guesthouse (for bookings up to 9 guests) this would be charged extra.
23rd March - 31st May 2018 : + 800 EUR per week
June, July, August & September : + 1.500 EUR per week
28th of September - 28th of October :+ 1.000 EUR
29th of October - 11th of November : + 800 EUR


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for villa Hermesin Livadia in Inachori

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
  • The first master bedroom, located on the ground floor, features an en-suite bathroom and, through its vast glass opening offers an unsurpassed view to the sea and to the illuminated rocks. The second and the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom located on the lower level has direct access to the plunge pool. A third master bedroom with its bathroom are found on the lower floor of the villa.An absolutely autonomous guesthouse for visitors further enhances the feeling of exclusivity in this majestic villa as everything here adds up to an utterly relaxing retreat for families looking to connect and/or friends looking to relax and recharge in absolute serenity and total privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Groups
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Exterior Layering itself down the side of a rocky cliff, the villa is cut into the landscape effortlessly embracing the elements of nature. Details, such as the big rock which has been turned into an element of the structure, or the small waterfall linking the property’s main pool with a plunge pool a level below, create a restful sanctuary of peace and serenity just a stone's throw from the beach. Meanwhile, the pool’s glass edge makes you feel as though the water flows right into the sea! Throughout the villa guests are encouraged to indulge in a joyful sense of harmony, which appeals to devotees of the Cretan spirit. ***The rates quoted include the the main building of the villa (up to 6 guests). The use of the guesthouse, which sleeps 3 extra guests, would be charged extra.

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Amazingly beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Villa Hermes is a paradise on earth!

It is a villa that is built in harmony with the nature around it and has amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea, especially from the infinity pool.

A lovely breakfast is served every day and the local tavern can bring you food at the villa, which is delicious and authentic.

We would definitely recommend staying here when going to Crete for a relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and your kind words! We hope to have you as a guest again in the future! Best wishes, Elafonisi VIllas Team
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5

A real paradise at the sea

  • 5 of 5

Our 14 day family holidays at Villa Hermes were wonderful. All family members of 21 or 60 years, felt comfortable. The house is in a secluded bay and this is not visited by tourists. The sunsets were spectacular. The house is stylish and functional. In addition, we rented the somewhat remote guest house. Every morning we were brought the fresh morning meal into the house and the day started very well. You absolutely need a car to explore the closer and further surroundings. Finally, I would say that we certainly come back again. Thanks for the great experience!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests! Thank you for sharing your experience! We hope to see you again in the future! Best wishes, Elafonisi Villas Team
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5

Unique Experience that feels like Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

Living for several days on the western edge of Crete and waking up every day with the astonishing view of the Mediterranean Sea was an extremely amazing experience.

The property was neatly cleaned.

It had all the necessary facilities that makes the stay easier and the infinity pool gave us the sense of swimming in the endless sea.

The manager of customer service was really attentive to our needs and desires. We were served a traditional, delicious breakfast with local products.

We ate in small hospitable taverns not far from our villa and we easily visited the well-known beach Elafonisi which is a special nature monument.

I would totally recommend this property to anyone who wants to relax by a heavenly landscape.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Evangelia, Thank you very much for reviewing our villa! We would be more than happy to welcome you again soon. Best wishes, Elafonisi Villas Team
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5

AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week in 2016 for a honeymoon. It was beautiful and I wish I could go back. The rooms, the view of the sea and island, the untamed nature, everything was lovely. The house was so unique and amazing that really set the tone for the rest of the honeymoon.

I wish the area will remain unspoiled and pristine in the future as well. In very few places in Europe you can find something equivalent. Fingers crossed!

Debbie

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Debbie, thank you for your review! Our best wishes to Tom! Elafonisi Villas Team
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