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Villa Lyronda With Dolphin Shaped Pool And Lovely Mountain And Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Makris Gialos, Lassithi, Crete, Greece - Beautiful, Peaceful And Private Location, 10 Mins Walk To The Beach And Village Centre


Villa Lyronda is situated high up in an area of outstanding beauty ideal for walking and sightseeing and yet only minutes from the sea. The climate is one of the mildest and healthiest in the whole of Europe. Summer days awash in brilliant sunlight, swimming in clear calm water and nights redolent of jasmine and honeysuckle. Makris Gialos is now considered to be one of the loveliest resorts in south - eastern Crete. There are beautiful and extremely safe beaches. The village has numerous tavernas, bars and cafes and also a variety of shops. Our villa benefits from a south facing dolphin shaped pool with poolside lounges, chairs and tables for comfortable outside living and relaxation. There is a stone built BBQ and bread oven for that 'pizza' evening! There is also a wet room to come into from the poolside as well as a fully equipped utility room accommodating a washing machine, dryer and ironing facilities. The villa is fully centrally heated for those winter evenings.

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Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Makry Gialos in Lasithi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 - ensuite shower, wc and washing facilities along with hardryer and shave point. Bedroom 2 - bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and washing facilities along with hair dryer and shaving point. Bedroom 3 - En-suite shower/wc/sink/hairdryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There are three bedrooms all air-conditioned with king size beds and spacious wardrobes - The second floor bedroom has its own balcony around the villa overlooking sea and mountains.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes on accommodation: All rooms are fully air conditioned. WiFi available. Outside: The villa is surrounded by mountains but has garden areas around the pool etc.. There is a purpose brick built BBQ and bread/pizza oven and outdoor furniture for your relaxation. The villa has a private dolphin shaped pool with outside hot and cold shower facilities. Utility Room: The utility room incorporates a washing machine and dryer with ironing facilities along with a sink unit with hot and cold facilities. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The pool and outside areas are cleaned daily. The bed linen is changed weekly and living accommodation is cleaned on a weekly basis. Towels and linen are provided. Other: There is a satellite TV in living room with DVD and films supplied, along with a CD player. The villa has WiFi. There is pool table facilities in the basement area leading out to the pool. Key safe available.


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Villa Lyronda With Dolphin Shaped Pool And Lovely Mountain And Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Idyllic location - really felt "away from it all" but only 15 minutes walk to the beach. The villa is well equipped and well designed - we were a party of 2 adults and 3 teenagers ....... and we all totally relaxed!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing views and pool

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our three week vacation in Crete and stayed at Villa Lyronda the last 9 days of July. We are a family of five (2 kids, 2 adults and 1 senior) and the house was very roomy and comfortable for us. It has great views of mountains and/or sea from every window and balcony. The pool was lovely and perfect for the kids. The house is very well equipped with full size appliances, towels, dishes, etc. The location is great for sight seeing on eastern Crete while driving through gorgeous and dramatic landscape. We were within 5 minutes drive of great beaches but we also loved spending time at the pool surrounded by the beautiful views. The owners were extremely helpful with tips, advice and recommendations. We would definitely stay at the villa again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The villa is situated up the hill about 10 minutes stroll from the beach and tavernas and is one of three. Everything was very clean and well maintained. The position is great, with views to the mountains and the sea. The Dolphin shaped pool is fantastic for kids and adults alike and the local beach is sandy, very safe and shallow enough for small children.

Overall the villa and location is beautiful, but be aware it is nearly a two hour drive from the airport although there are plenty of places to stop and eat and the scenery is stunning, well worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Terry for your great review and for looking after the villa as if it was your own! We absolutely love the place, Makrigialos, which actually means 'long beach', the area/people/beaches etc.. Its very satisfying to hear your views and makes up for all the hard work it takes to present a beautiful holiday base for discerning people! Hope you will return as there is much more to see and do. Best Regards Ron and Linda
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Dream Villa don't let this pass you by

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa for a week it was the best holiday of my entire life so far, the villa is brilliant the facilities were wonderful the view was more than you could ever hope for, with water sports with one of the biggest array of water activities to do and the owners extremely friendly made it even more fantastic, i cant wait to come back as the memories from this will stay with me forever.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

So difficult to express just how much we enjoyed our stay in this beautful villa. The facilities were excellent and everything was really clean. Lots of information and recommendations for local attractions and tavernas were provided in the villa which we found very useful for planning days out or places to eat. The villa is quite secluded which certainly added to its charm for us but within walking distance of the town. I can't recommend this villa highly enough and would certainly book it again if we were going back to Crete. Thank you Ron and Lynda

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


The villa is approximately 10 minutes walking distance to the beach and village centre but there are many other very pretty beaches a short drive away in the vicinity.


The main airport for Makris Gialos is Heraklion which is approximately a 2 hour journey. A taxi can be arranged if required or a hire car directly from the airport. Flights from the UK - Luton - Stansted - Gatwick - Heathrow - Norwich and others. Approximate flight time 3.5 hours.


10 minute walk to village of Makris Gialos.

Further Details:

The village has a wide range of tavernas, shops, minimarkets and bars. Swimming, fishing, water sports and walking are some of the acitivites you can try during your holiday stay. Besides you can discover more than 80 archaeological places by the countryside. The Valley of the Dead, The minoan palace of Kato Zakros, The medival village of Voila, The monastery of Toplou, The island of Lefki (Koufonissi) important in ancient times for the production of MUREX dye, are some of the places you can visit. Crissi island the golden island and Palm Beach of Vai are also places you can pay a visit but you can also discover many of the island villages.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Makry Gialos, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £200 per week is required for each week that you have booked. The balance is required two calendar months before your departure date. An addiional security deposit of £200 is also required which is refundable once the villa has been checked for damage. Cancellation Charges - More than 2 calendar months - deposit forfeited - 1 to 2 calendar months - 50% of cost forfeited - less than 28 days - 100% of total cost forfeited.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day - arrival and departures dependent on flights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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