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Marikaki Villa: Modern, Brand-New Villa with Private Pool, Sea & Mountain Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Private Villa, just 150 meters from the village cente

Marikaki villa is located in the beautiful village of Kokkino Chorio, in Apokoronas district of Chania. Standing on a private plot with olive trees and flowers, the villa manage to combine an elegant and cozy interior with a relaxing exterior, while at only 150m, you can taste Cretan delicacies at the traditional tavern of the village.

The villa has 2 levels.

The ground floor consists of two bedrooms (1 double bed & 2 singles), sharing a common bathroom with bathtub.

On the first floor of the villa, you find the living room, a fully equipped kitchen, another bathroom with shower and a spacious veranda with stunning views of the sea and the mountains.

At the exterior of the villa there is the pool with many areas for sunbathing or relaxing, a BBQ area and a green area for leisure.

Kokkino Chorio village is located in the province of Apokoronas in Municipality of Vamos. It is a picturesque and peaceful place, only 3,5 km away from the sandy beach of Almyrida. With the White Mountains as a backdrop and the lush green landscape, the Apokoronas region of North West Crete is characterized by it's breathtaking natural beauty filled wild flowers, herbs, olive trees and welcoming vineyards. You should not miss the chance to explore the inland villages with their cobbled streets and tasty local delicacies.

Chania, the capital of West Crete, is only 20 minutes drive and has a beautiful Venetian Harbour with a fascinating history as well a cosmopolitan vibe one would expect from a modern city with fine restaurants, bars, clubs, live music, traditional harbour side tavernas and fashionable shops.

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Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kokkino Chorio in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
-Welcome basket with fresh fruits and traditional products. -Linen and towelling included / change twice a week (daily change upon request) -Property Cleaning twice a week (daily cleaning under request) -Pool cleaning once a week Additional Facilities - Car rental discount - Traditional cuisine workshops and wine seminars discount - Off road excursions (4x4) discount


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Marikaki Villa: Modern, Brand-New Villa with Private Pool, Sea & Mountain Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Modern property in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week here after a week at the beach. Alex met us at the property and showed us around giving us Information about the area. There was lots of lovely food waiting for us including a bottle of wine. We didn't venture too far from the house as with two young children,a private pool and BBQ we had everything we needed. We would recommend eating at the glass factory- we only went on the last night otherwise I think we would have spent more time there as it was a great atmosphere. There is a local shop with everything you need and a taverna around the corner. The wifi was intermittent but there was 4G as well. We would definitely recommend and wouldn't hesitate to go back as the accommodation and host can't be faulted.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at the Marikaki Villa. The villa is very comfortable with stunning views from the upstairs balcony. The pool and garden area are super; plenty of sun beds and very pretty. The kitchen is well equipped. We were very well looked after by Alexi and Stephanos; the house was beautifully clean and well presented on our arrival with 3 visits for cleaning and fresh laundry during our two week stay. Locking ourselves out of the villa was calmly and swiftly dealt with by Alexi telling us to go ahead with our plans for the day and he'd sort things out! We enjoyed many an evening watching the beautiful sunset from the balcony whilst sipping the very pleasant, local wine! The local taverna and shop are run by the charming Ioanni and George respectively who were both very friendly and welcoming. Food at the Taverna was always excellent and very good value. We enjoyed trips to Almyrida and Georgiopolous, we survived the Samaria Gorge hike!! If thinking of doing it research it carefully to make sure it is for you. Stunning scenery but mighty challenging even for the reasonably fit!! Would unhesitatingly recommend this villa for anyone who wants a super, relaxing holiday, in a quiet and charming location. Gill and Glen Allison

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very special and wonderful village location; with fabulous sea and mountain views, sunsets & taverna

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in Marikaki Villa this August, enjoyed everything tremendously. The villa sits in complete privacy just moments away from the most entertaining village square, complete with traditional taverna and panoramic views of the sea. From breakfast to night the taverna is stage to local meals, lengthy conversations between locals and the warmest hospitality for the lucky visitor. Tables quickly get reconfigured for groups of all sizes and the delicious fresh traditional dishes appear from the kitchen quickly.

The villa provides stylish comfort and easy living. Everything is finished to a high standard, the bathrooms fabulous and the upstairs balcony is glorious for breakfasts. Wonderfully comfortable beds, great bedlinen, super quality towels and a midweek change of everything with full clean of the house... luxury. Washing machine and everything in the villa which you might need.

The pool is a very generous size for four and is incredibly pretty, and the decking and entire garden area to the front of the villa just seemed to get better and better, accompanied by lovely garden furniture which always seemed to suit our differing moods for sunshine, shade, meals or drinks. There is a very interesting variety of plants and trees in the garden and it is really well laid out. An outside poolside shower was lovely. Views from the garden are stunning in every direction, up into the foothills, down across tree tops to the sea. From time to time the tinkle of goats bells wafts over.

Walking distance from the villa (1 minute) is the ever lovely square and taverna, excellently stocked local shop with excellent selection fresh produce and daily good bread. A gem of the village is the glass blowing factory with its incredible showroom of glassware and adjoining family restaurant which becomes a fairytale sight at night with the factory's glass spheres illuminating the grapevines and the restaurant tables, the food is fabulous, fresh, authentic Greek dishes with a light touch, and super affordable. Three earthenware pots on the burners to the side of the restaurant offer up different specialities each night.

The network of local villages is stunning, each with tavernas, local life and hospitality in abundance.

The Marikaki owners are warm and hospitable. Responsive & easy to contact. We were provided with wonderful local produce

on arrival.

Two small, off the beaten track beaches are well worth seeking out.

Outstanding villa!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful relaxing stay in a fabulous villa with great pool & lovely views of the sea & mountains

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself & our two adult children have just returned from a 2 week stay in Marikaki Villa, in the village of Kokkino Chorio Crete. We had such a fantastic holiday & have returned with some lovely memories & are all thoroughly relaxed from our stay.

The owners gave us very good directions from Chania airport to the villa (took us 40 mins) & although our flight was delayed & we were an hour late to arrive at the villa one of the owners Alex was there to greet us with a smile & warm welcome. A fantastic welcome pack was provided including wine, eggs, bread milk orange juice etc, as well as Alex's own produced olive oil & honey ( which he kindly supply more of during our stay) delicious! Alex showed us around the villa which was extremely well equipped & finished to a high standard. There were a couple of things missing, a kettle & enough coat hangers which when notified Alex promptly supplied within a few hours - great response, thanks Alex. Nothing was too much trouble for him. Beds were very comfy & the air con a godsend. Kitchen well equipped & very clean.

The pool was brilliant & BBQ fab.

Marikaki villa is extremely well placed, just a 15 minute drive to Kalyves beach which we all absolutely loved & was our favourite beach. There was a real tropical feel to the quaint beach bars & eateries where their sun beds were free if you bought drinks/snacks from the bars ( one day we just bought 2 drinks each & used the sun beds all day spending just 10€uros). Lying on our sun beds just a couple of feet from the aquamarine clear blue sea, people watching with our drinks brought over for us from the beach bars (coffee for me, beer for my hubby & son, & a soft drink for my daughter ) it felt very luxurious. Another lovely beach just beyond Kalyves was Ryani beach, quite quiet with only a couple of cafes to eat from but again sun beds for free. Beaches were clean, Blue flag accreditation & lifeguards on duty. Almyrida beach just 10 mins from the villa was nice but got really busy by lunchtime, the beach was very shallow (not much room between the sea & land). We only visited here once. Saying that though on a few evenings we returned to eat there at one of the many beachside restaurants with amazing views of the sunset & the sea just a few feet away from you, very romantic. Food is extremely reasonable & you get pretty huge portions too.

We would definitely like to return, great villa, quiet relaxing location & superb hosts

The Jacob family

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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magnifique villa, très calme, bien située

  • 5 of 5

un séjour 5 étoiles, villa magnifique, dans un coin très calme tout en étant bien située.

Encore merci pour l'accueil

A recommander sans hésitation

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Perfect Villa with fabulous Pool

  • 5 of 5

We spent two perfect weeks end of September/ beginning of October in this villa and we did enjoy every day.

There is nothing to add to the reviews of the previous guests, everything is just as described in detail.

What we liked most:

- The spacious area around the Pool with the view and of course the Pool itself.

- The upstairs balcony for breakfast and late night talks with beautiful view over the Illuminated Pool and Garden and the lights of the acrotiri peninsula and ships passing by in the distance.

- The old Olive trees surrounding the Garden.

- The perfect balance between privacy and community.

- The perfect service and the warm welcome.

Many thanks to Alex and Stratos.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Plaka village
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Souda Ferry Port
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Kokkino Chorio
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres

Apokoronas, in the western part of Crete, is one of the most beautiful and greenest regions of the island and a perfect starting point for the traveller who seeks an escape from the ordinary. Lying at the foot of Lefka Ori, the region is described by its pure nature, providing the visitor the opportunity to explore untouched natural landscapes. With its diverse and dynamic character, with its endless sandy beaches and the picturesque villages, the mountains, the amazing canyons and the fresh water springs, is sure to charm you.


The beautiful sandy beach of Almyrida, with its clear blue waters and the blue flag, is 3.5 km away (10 minutes by car)


• 150km from Heraklion airport (Nikos Kazantzakis)

Car rental under request.


• 150 m from the centre of Kokkino Chorio

• 2km from Plaka village

• 3.5km from the picturesque fishing village of Almirida

• 7km from Kalives, a larger village with post office, bank and super market.

• 10km from Vamos, the historical capital of the municipality of Apokoronas.

• 30km from the beautiful Venetian harbour of Chania.

• 45km from the old town of Rethymno.

• 50km from the west coast(Balos, Gramvoussa, Falassarna).

• 55km from Omalos and Samaria Gorge.

Further Details:

Plaka village: restaurants, cafes and mini market

Almyrida village: fresh fish taverns, cafes, beach bars, ATM, pharmacy, kite surfing and diving school

Kalyves village: post office, bank and super market

Vamos village: medical centre, open all the time


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

If the balance is not paid by the due date we reserve the right to cancel the booking and levy cancellation charges in accordance with our cancellation policy.

Cancellation policy
All cancellations must be received in written form via e-mail.
If a reservation is confirmed by the accommodation and then canceled by the customer, the following policy is followed:
- For any cancellation that takes place at least 21 days before the arranged arrival date,
the 50% of the total reservation cost will be refunded.
- For any cancellation that takes place 20 days or less prior to the arranged arrival date,
none of the total reservation cost will be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.