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Villa next to the beach and all amenities . No car needed.



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Luxury 2 bedroom villa with private pool, only 50 metres from the beach

Villa Mathios is a brand new luxurious 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom villa with a large private pool just by the sea side. It is located only 50 metres from Sfakaki beach and the spacious veranda offers panoramic sea view.

On a walking distance from the villa, the guest will find tavernas, chemist, hairdresser, bakery, supermarkets, petrol station and Doctor's room.

The villa is located in the absolute center of Crete island, so it is an ideal starting point for all your excursions and all your visits to Crete's most interesting sites. Sfakaki is only 10 kilometres from Rethymno and 73 kilometres from either Heraklion and Chania airport.

Villa Mathios is build on one level. As you enter it you will see the living room with a fireplace, comfortable lounge couches and an open plan dining room with a dining table and chairs that leads to the kitchen, then to the 2 bedrooms with a common bathroom. Both bedrooms have two twin beds (that become a double bed when joined).

The kitchen is fully equipped with all kitchen utensils, fridge, dishwasher, microwave. There is also a modern washing machine. In the living room there is a flat LCD TV.

The interior decoration is modern and bright offering the guests great comfort and modern facilities.

There are individual operated A/C units throughout, private parking and a barbecue.

The swimming pool is 5 by 9 metres and it will offer you hours of relaxation and fun for you and your family.

The guests at Villa Mathios will enjoy the beautiful garden with the private pool, the spacious veranda overlooking the swimming pool and of course the great sea view. A car is not essential as there is a bus stop right in front and is at a walking distance to all amenities of Sfakaki area. The beautiful beach is also in a walking distance from the villa, just 50 metres away.

In just a few minutes walk you can visit the byzantine Arsani monastery that helped the establishment of many schools during the Turkish occupation and continued up to the 19th century. Also in a few minutes, by car, you can visit the famous 5th century Arkadi monastery, it’s great museum and enjoy the serene atmosphere inside its fortress walls.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Manager

I am Stratos Beretis, owner and manager of Oreo Travel, specializing in incoming individual holidays in unique properties and locations in Crete and Greece.

I studied Economics in University of Crete and I have a master's degree in Tourism management and marketing. I speak Greek, English, French, German. Additionally our travel advisors speak Norwegian, Swedish, Portuguese.

Our company is in the tourist industry since 2000, having a wide range of activities as tourist agents specializing in incoming tourism, hotel management, yachting and consulting in the real estate field. With hard work and professionalism we have gained an excellent reputation among our clients and cooperators in both Crete and abroad.

We are based in the town of Rethymno in Crete , certified by GNTO (Greek National Tourism Association Registration number 1041E60610077000), member of RATTA (Rethymnon Association of Tourists and Travel Agents) ,member of HATTA (Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist agencies) and U.T.R S.A (United Travel agencies of Rethymnon).

We offer a very personal service, both at the time of booking and during your actual holiday.

We are always available to suggest you the property for you in Crete and provide you all kind of information.

During your stay our team provides a 24/7 support , ready to assist you in any kind of problem you might meet or provide any kind of information you might need.Our properties are regularly inspected and comply with all regulations and lows while a local representative is always available.

Looking forward to be able and organize your next holidays in Crete Greece.

Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Greek, Norwegian

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Just what we wanted

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and the pictures do accurately represent how nice the view facing the ocean is. The home owner was very nice and had dropped of fresh pastries from her shop several times and had no problems with us staying at the house later on our checkout date due to a flight change. The backyard has a private feel with the fence and boshes, the beach is pretty rocky so the pool was very nice, advertised as no car needed however if you want to see the best beaches in Crete and don't feel like spending forever on the bus I would highly recommend renting a car. Overall we were very pleased and so glad that we didn't go with a hotel

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top Urlaub in toller Villa mit Pool

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren 2 Wochen mit unseren beiden Kindern (15 + 17) in dieser traumhaften)Villa.

Schlüsselübergabe vor Ort klappte top, der Vermieter wohnt direkt nebenan.

Die Wohnung war sehr sauber und geräumig, entsprach genau den Bildern von Home Away. Der Garten ist sehr schön und durch die hohen Hecken von außen nicht einsehbar. Der Pool 9 x 5 Meter ist ca. 1,70 m tief.

Alle 3 Tage kam eine nette Griechin und hat die Fewo blitzeblank geputz, die Bettn bezogen, neue Handtücher gebracht. Der Pool wurde regelmäßig gesäubert und gewartet. Der Service war einfach perfekt!!

Von der Terrasse aus hat man einen Blick direkt auf das Meer. Der Strand ist nur wenige Meter entfernt aber leider nicht so schön. Mit dem Auto kann man aber viele schöne Strände in der näheren Umgebung problemlos erreichen. In Sfafkaki gibt es ein paar kleine, nette Tavernen (Adrianas Taverne ist sehr zu empfehlen) in denen man sehr gut und günstig essen kann. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten gibt es auch direkt im Ort. Ein Lidl befindet sich in 8 Km Entfernung kurz vor Rethymno.

Wir waren sehr zufrieden mit Villa Mateo und würden jederzeit wieder kommen. Sehr erholsamer, stressfreier und schöner Urlaub.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It is a beautiful property , near the beach and next to all amenities.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heraklion at 74 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Rethymno Port at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E75 - Stavromenos Junction at 100 Metres Nearest Restaurant : 50 metres at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Sfakaki at 50 Metres Car: not necessary

Sfakaki Beach,

Monastery of Arseni,

Arkadi Monastery.

Swimming as the villa is near the beach , snorkeling , walking .

No car is required.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season 2016
2 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low 2017
1 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Middle 2017
25 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 12 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2017
13 Jul 2017 - 23 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2017
24 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Middle 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Close to famous historic monasteries The private pool is just a few meters from the beach Close to beach bars and restaurants

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeping


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • waterfront


  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 90 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed


  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

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