The villa is suitable for 5 persons and has a private pool. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms in total. The upper floor bedroom has a double bed and a sofa-bed. In addition, there is a hydro massage cabin in the bathroom and a large balcony with pergola.
On the ground floor there is a spacious Living/Dining room with sitting sofas, fireplace, satellite TV, and a dining table. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, electric stove, microwave oven, fridge and more.
All rooms are fully air-conditioned. Moreover, all beds are equipped with best in class top-mattresses in order to maximize guests’ comfort and sleep experience. The barbecue along and the dining furniture in the pool area guarantee romantic summer evenings. The nearest traditional food tavern is 500 m away, while the closest beach is 9 km away.
We offer red wine, raki, and olive oil from my family's production to our guests. Bearing in mind you are on holidays, we also prepare traditional meals upon request.
Harkia Villas is a complex of 2 luxurious villas, designed by its owner Argiri Vasilaki. Both villas offer a unique panoramic view, by hanging over the hill Anemomilos and overlooking the Cretan Sea. The villas are perfectly located; close to sea and mountain, allowing the guests to explore destinations in the western and eastern part of the island. The villa Thimari and the villa Faskomilia have private swimming pools, and are in one style decorated with high standards of accommodation.
The "Harkia Villas Experience" is about the ultimate holiday sensation. For more than 7 years, we are offering a truly relaxing environment to families from all around the world. Hidden amidst vegetation and with no neighbours around, they enjoy absolute privacy and serenity. Together with my family we make sure that, every day and night, all expectations are met, while pro-actively suggesting activities and services that will enhance their overall experience.
Our goal is to give our guests the chance to experience the island of Crete intimately. Away from your worries and the crowds, solely with your loving family and friends. Harkia Villas is a great place to spend quality time with your family and friends creating memories for a lifetime.
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Top Traveller Review
Lovely villa and fantastic holidays
About the Owner
About Argiri Vasilaki
My name is Argiri and I am the owner of Harkia Villas.
Since 2009, me and my family (Vaso, Nikos, Eirini, and Valantis) have met and hosted families from all around the world at the villa Thimari and the villa Faskomilia. You can find their feedback under the "Reviews" tab.
Every day we are trying our best in order to make your villa stay exceptional.
Please don't hesitate to contact me, if you have any question.
Best regards from the Vasilakis family :)
Argiri Vasilaki purchased this villa in 2008
What makes this villa unique
Our services are the distillate of Cretan hospitality and the true professionalism.
- Cleaning service every 2 days. Linen and towels are provided.
- The cost of the central heating during the Winter period is on top of the Winter price.
(34 traveller reviews)
Lovely villa and fantastic holidays
We stayed in upper villa for 9 days, and truly enjoyed. Villa is well equipped and easy to commute to other villages around. Spending days by the pool with amazing views and the donkey Garry was a highlight of the holidays 😁 the owners were very welcoming and there cleaning the house evey two days, changing towels and tidying up. For additional charge we ordered some food the pork stew and traditional moussaka it was the best meal we had during the holidays. definitely recommend the villa you will not get disappointed and hope we will visit Crete again.
Well appointed villa in a beautiful location
We have recently returned from an idyllic holiday in Villa Fascomillia.
The villa is ideally situated to explore the stunning scenery and beaches of the Rethymnon region both north and south of the island.
The villa is so peaceful with just the goat bells, cicadas, distant cock crows and of course the donkey, who always made us laugh, to listen to.
The sunrise from the top balcony was stunning.
The family looked after us as they would visiting relatives, with gifts of food, advice on where to visit and a spotlessly clean villa and pool.
Thank you so much Family Vasilaki.
We cannot recommend this accommodation highly enough.
Beautiful villa with amazing views!
We had a wonderful family holiday here with our four children. The villa had everything you could need and we spent lots of time enjoying the villa itself: relaxing by (∈) the pool, watching eagles, eating outside enjoying the stunning views and listening to all the wildlife around. We had hired a car (recommended!) and so we were also able to visit many lovely places in the region such as Knossos, Lake Kournas, Arkadi monastery, Preveli beach and Melidoni cave.
Thank you so much to our host family for their warm welcome and friendly helpfulness, including the delicious food that was there on our arrival and was very much appreciated.
Would recommend this villa to all!
A most wonderful holiday destination
We can only really reiterate what everyone else has said before - the reviews really do speak for themselves and are all absolutely true. This wonderful family gave us the most treasured holiday memories and looked after us so well. The food they serve is so delicious and such a welcome after a tiring journey. The position is truly outstanding - what amazing scenery and a peaceful location - just so inspiring, both our boys aged 9 & 12 had the 'best holiday ever!' The Villas are so well looked after and maintained, the cleaning is extremely appreciated every 2 days. Contact is possible for any queries, we loved walking up the 'The View' restaurant and were very well looked after their too - you must visit. Highly, highly recommended to anyone. Thank you to a such a kind family - we miss you and will be back one day.
Relaxing, peaceful, well looked after.
A perfect location for anyone looking for a holiday away from the hubbub of the tourist hotspots.
As soon as we arrived at Villa Faskomilia we felt at home especially when treated to welcome meal of pork and potatoes.
The view from the villa is just breathtaking and I'd recommend getting up early just to watch the sun rise over the mountains while listening to the gentle sound of goat bells and a distant cockerel. It was also nice to take in the view while cooling down in the well maintained pool.
Argiri and her mum Vasso were very warm and welcoming. Argiri had lots of suggestions about where to go during our stay and I would recommend the in-house meal service all cooked by Vasso.
The villa is an ideal base to explore the area, but you will need a car. The View restaurant is within walking distance.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa Faskomilia and would highly recommend it to those looking for a quieter side of Crete.
Martyn and Belinda
A vacation to remember
The Villa Faskomilia and its grounds were both beautiful, well maintained, and spotless. The Vasilaki family, owners, were very friendly, helpful, and definitely deserve a gold star for service. The roadway to the villa is in excellent condition and only a short lovely drive from the coast. The directions provided were easy to follow.
We did a lot of sightseeing on Crete during our 10 day stay on the island. The villa's location was just perfect for our needs. We loved coming back at the end of the day to take a cool dip in the pool and enjoy both the relaxing atmosphere and gorgeous views of both the valley and sea.
We would highly recommend this villa to others and would love to return.
Activity and Interests
Harkia Villas are perfectly positioned; away from the mass tourism but close to everything. The location allows the guests to explore with the same ease destinations in the western and eastern part of the island. The villas are a few kilometres away from the famous Arkadi monastery, and in east of the highest mountain on Crete, Psiloritis. In addition, the sightseeing of the ancient Eleftherna and Margarites pottery are in a close distance. Finally, the nearest beach is only 9 km away.
From the Owner
“Our services are the distillate of Cretan hospitality and the true professionalism.”
- Away From It All
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Security System
- Sofa Bed
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Water Cooler
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Player
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Pool
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- pets considered
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible
- near the sea
- live theatre
- naturist beach
- water parks
- winery tours
- horse riding
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- jet skiing
- mountain biking
- pier fishing
- bay fishing
- water skiing
- 105 m²
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
- Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
- The bedrooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. All beds are equipped with best in class top-mattresses. Additionally, each bedroom has a balcony.
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- - Cleaning service every 2 days. Linen and towels are provided. - The cost of the central heating during the Winter period is on top of the Winter price.