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A seafront villa with swimming pool



Updated: 24-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Ideal for families, in a quiet yet active area

This luxurious property stand on a small hill 5 minutes walk from the beach (awarded with a blue flag!) offering stunning and panoramic views of the sea and the surroundings.

It has 4 bedrooms and is equipped with all necessary amenities to ensure that their guests a comfortable, relaxing and unforgettable accommodation.

It offers enjoyable spaces outside (largely shaded by pergolas), where you can sit and relax at any time of the day, for example, the wide pool area where is the large and beautiful swimming pools, provided with very comfortable sun loungers; or you can have “al fresco” dinners under an elegant pergola.

To facilitate your holidays, we offer a set of services such as transfer to your place of residence from the airport, children management, stocked refrigerator etc, all available upon request and availability.

The villas accommodate 8 people. However, for smaller parties we offer a discount on the normal rental price, so just ask us.

The villa is approved by the Greek Tourism Organization.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Greek
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Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

11 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


What an amazing holiday!

  • 5 of 5

The owners made us feel very welcome from the minute we arrived with a welcome pack of essentials which was great as our flight had been delayed. During the stay we're were treated to some lovely home cooked meals and they helped us with restaurant recommendations and bookings.

The villa is beautiful with a terrace looking out over the sea - a simply wonderful place to eat and relax. The kitchen is very well equipped and the villa is cleaned regularly during your stay.

The pool is a great size with a shallow end and steps for the little kids but the sea is also just a 10 min walk and has essential beers and ice-cream!

The area is quiet and you definitely need a car but there are really good beaches and restaurants not far from the villa. If you're looking to relax this is the place to be.

In a nutshell we would highly recommend this villa and we are hoping to return again in 2017 😎

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! We would be delighted to have you again :)
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The perfect holiday villa...

  • 5 of 5

Being a regular visitor to this quiet region of Crete I can honestly say I have finally found the perfect villa. From first enquiry to departure the owners could not be more friendly and helpful. The owners are the perfect hosts and their villa has everything you could need during your stay. They cooked us an amazing fish lunch, so kind and totally unexpected! Their welcome package included a full fridge of everything you would need for the first few days, bread, fruit and veg, beer wine etc. There are a two tavernas and a lovely quiet beach a short walk from the villa. If you take advantage of the use of the owners hire car you can explore a part of Crete which less frequently asked visited by other tourists. I can not recommend this villa more and will be staying again on future trips. Thank you Anna and George!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely the place to stay if you go to E. Crete

  • 4 of 5

We spent a month at Villa Amvrosia in July We thought we might be bored towards the end but not a bit, we had a great time. This part of Crete is far less touristy and there are some lovely tavernas, villages and clean, shallow beaches, plus more special places like the Kapsas Gorge and Monastery - well worth a visit - with some monstrous drives into the mountains and East Coast, also search out Paradise Beach at the end of Carefree St, you won't be disappointed . Agios Nicolaos and Sitia, are about an hour's drive away.

The villa is really lovely, the pool/pool area is great, specially in the evenings for BBQ's and generally whiling away the summer evenings. Anna and George brought us lots of treats - more apricots than we could possibly eat, the best sea bass, beautifully cooked, seafood pasta and much more. The villa is extremely well appointed and kept meticulously clean inside and out. The rose garden was particularly beautiful while we were there in full bloom. We had a great time and everyone (up to seven of us at times were comfortably accomodated with all but one bedroom having a sea view). If you get the use of the 4x4 there are almost no limits to where you can venture. Definitely the place to stay if you are heading toward Eastern Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Leonie! We are glad you enjoyed your holiday and looking forward seeing you again!
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magic rest

  • 5 of 5

Vacationing with the entire family 08/19/2014 - 08/29/2014. Wanted a quiet holiday in a beautiful location, in a nice house near the sea - and we found it at the villa Ambrose. Very nice house !!! with a beautiful view of the sea and the mountains! Convenient! With excellent design inside: Local have very good taste! The sea is a 5-minute walk away. met us from the airport with a smile, all the show and tell.Family Sfiraki very friendly people. Welcome basket was full fridge of food))) that was very useful for us after the flight. Anna served us delicious unrealistic !!! My mom still regrets that he did not ask the recipe! Less than 10 minutes from the villa a good tavern Ahlya, food at home tasty. But without a car there is not enough. To have fun, we must go at least 20 minutes in the neighboring villages. I would recommend this villa to all my friends! Thanks Sfaraki family for a great vacation. We'll miss you! Best wishes, Oksana

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our experience from Crete

  • 5 of 5

When I first saw the villa on the website I thought it looked lovely, it was even more amazing when we arrived there. It is based in Galini and sits looking out over the Libyan sea. It is a five minute walk down to a little beach set in a cove. The villa is very spacious, clean and very cool with marble floors throughout, and very tastefully decorated. It has all the facilities you would find in your own home and more. A cleaner came by to change bedclothes and clean the villa with no intrusion on our time. There is a great outdoor pool and seating area with complete privacy. There are plenty of balconies in the villa to sit out in the warm evening air and enjoy a glass of Greek wine, before going out to dinner in one of the many local restaurants.

The owners George and Ana are the epitome of the warmest Greek hospitality you could ever receive and I cannot thank them enough for this, it makes for a great holiday. Many thanks too for the their wonderful BBQ lamb and potatoes, along with the fresh BBQ fish that George caught on an early morning fishing trip.

This was our first visit to Crete. We visited other parts of the island on day trips and really enjoyed the friendliness of the Greek people. I would highly recommend Galini as a destination and in particular this villa, it is one of the most beautiful places I have had the pleasure of staying in.

There are plenty of restaurants in the vicinity and surrounding villages and the town of Irepetra is a short drive away, with a lovely promenade along the seafront, with cafes bars and restaurants. The town has lots of twisting little streets with interesting shops to explore. I would love to return to Crete again in the near future and would definitely return to this villa as my base. Thanks again George and Ana for a wonderful holiday and all your kindness, from Adrienne, Emma and Marie.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Adrienne. It was great having you here and hope to see you soon again!
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Vacation for the whole family - Crete

  • 5 of 5

Sometime we need a little bit more than just hotel.

We’d like to avoid a reception queue, coldness and indifference of the waiters.

We’d to avoid booking beach bed near swimming pool and we don’t want to get additional

anxiety, and, of course we don’t like to run somewhere during our vacation.

It was our the first experience to rent a villa for 2 months. Of course, we stressed as to travel big family with small

children and to unknown place… But we met a nice combination of top hotel facilities and family comfort. It is important, isn’t it?

You know, Greek’s island cuisine will never been haute cuisine. It is just very healthy and fantastic tasted.

Ask owner, who is real gentleman, to tinker with his oven in the yard and you will get delicious dishes from the simple foods.

In any case and any time you will be backed right advices and necessary assistance.

But if you hire a maid you’ll be freed from daily kitchen issues. Enjoy breakfast with a terrace’s sea view, squinting at the sun and feel free from the

business. Good luck!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Oleg! We enjoyed having you in our villa and we definitely expect you again next year!
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

South-eastern Crete is renowned throughout Europe for its natural beauty and warm, sunny climate ,a pole of attraction for lots of tourists that want family vacation, while many have decided to relocate permanently. The Villa is a stone's throw (5 minutes walk) from Galini beach, which has crystal clear waters and a beautiful seabed;

Within a radius of 15 kilometres, one can find water sports (water-ski, wakeboard, windsurf, banana and ring rides), a diving centre , go-cart, playgrounds, Eco and Agro tourism facilities, and a vast network of hiking paths connecting the beach with neighbouring villages.The local tavernas and restaurants have maintained their character, due to the careful touristic development around Ιerapetra, and offer traditional and quality dishes in really reasonable prices. Last but not least, there are a lot of bars and nightclubs in the town of Makry Giallos and Ιerapetra, that offer a great variety of choices for all tastes and ages.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
MAY 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
JUN 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
JUL 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
AUG 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
SEPT 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
OCT 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

For the SUV offer a refundable security deposit of 500 Euros is required, which will be returned back on your return to the aiport.
Cancellations policy

60+ days before arrival: The full deposit is refundable.

30-60 days before arrival: 50% of the deposit is refundable.

15-30 days before arrival: 25% of the deposit is refundable.

0-15 days before arrival: The deposit is not refundable.

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: 24-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 200 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • There is a guest bathroom with sink and toilet on the first floor. In the second floor, there is a full bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, With optional Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • All of the rooms feature cool tile floors and soothing white walls and are comfortably furnished. Magnificent sea views figure prominently into the design of the house. All of the bedrooms are equipped with satellite TV, air conditioning, and wireless Internet access.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • The ground floor of the villa is an independent flat, where sometimes the owner’s family may reside. If you happen to be there at the same time don’t miss out on the good company, the connections with the local community, help in organizing local trips and night outings, fishing, BBQ and hiking advice.

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