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Stillos Retreat the Place for Sun,sand,beach And Relaxation

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villas with peaceful sea and mountain view in Stillos, Peaceful location,near Almyrida

Stylos is a traditional Cretan village in the Apokoronas area, not far from Almyrida. Stylos is famous for its giant plane trees, natural spring water and Diktamos Gorge. Stylos is not touristy at all and the tavernas are usually half full with locals.The complimentary Tsikoudia (Raki) and delightful platter of fresh fruits ended a lovely eating experience. The house is well furnished, nestled in the hills, surrounded by beautiful mountain and sea views. Built to a high standard in 2008, the bungalow offers a peaceful and relaxing holiday for each of our holidaymakers. From a very large roof terrace you can admire amazing views. The villas also have a large infinity pool and pool side BBQ kitchen.


Owner
Wendy Huang
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was the second time we went to stillos. This time it was even better. We had the best holiday of our lives there!!! The place is superb!! The owner is a fantastic person. We fully reccomend this place for anyone looking for that peaceful place to relax. Marco and Carole, Summer 2010



It is a lovely villa in a fabulous location, so peaceful and tranquil, just what we wanted. Our children really enjoyed the pool. We had a great holiday.We will certainly book again in the future.

Lesley and family, August 2010.
Jun 2008
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Chania
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
By Stillos Village
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Suda bay
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
National road
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
By Stillos Village
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Kalives Beach
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Kylivas beach is 10 mins drive away,Almyrida is 15 mins away. Both are sandy beaches with gently sloping calm water is ideal for children. It also offers excellent range of water sports, Numerous tavernas, internet cafes, bars, mini markets, shops,chemist, bakery, banks, ect. 15 minutes drive to Kalyves beach.

Travel:

Car use is recommended. Bike hire is available at Almyrida.

Chania airport is only 20 minutes drive to the villas. Heraklion airport is 90 mins drive and has a larger selection of airlines. The drive from Heraklion is made easier by the National Highway. Detailed driving instructions are available from both airports to the villas.

Car hire is available with Auto Club, Kalives Travel or any of the main companies at both Airports.

Distances:

Kalives is 10 mins drive away, the resort of Almyrida, Vamos is about 15 mins drive away, and the bustling town of Chania, with it's pretty Venetian harbour is about 20 mins drive away.

Further Details:

20 mins drive to Chania - a bustling Venetian harbour, where you will find scuba diving, boat trips, water slide park, Saturday morning market, banks and much, much more. Chania, once the capital of ancient Crete, offers quaint, narrow streets as well as a beautiful harbour lined with sea front tavernas and cafes serving excellent choice of sea food and local cuisine. Further afield, a water park at Limnoupolis, the biggest karting track in Crete, opportunities for boat trips from the harbour, historical sights such as the World War 2 Allied and German cemeteries.

For those who enjoy walking, a visit to the Samaria Gorge is recommended, which meanders for 18km down a tortuous trail to the pretty resort of Agia Roumeli. Also the natural freshwater lake of Kournas provides a picturesque venue for lunch or a swim.

Styllos itself has several tavernas and small supermarkets/shops. Neighbouring villages, Kikkino Chorio, Apetra, ect.. also provide tavernas. Vamos is the largest town close to villa. It has banks, 24hr Medical Centre, bakery, butchers, grocery shops and many tavernas.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Stilos in Apokoronos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has bath with shower over, wc, wash basin and washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with double bed. Bedroom two with two single beds, both on the ground floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Single storey air-conditioned villa with large roof terrace. Outside: Tiled terrace to the front of the villas. Sun loungers, parasols are provided. Out door dinning table and chairs are also provided for alfresco dinning. Pool side barbecue kitchen with sink cupboards and serving worktop. Utility Room: An ironing board, iron, clothes airer and hair dryers are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and all linen are included, but excluding beach towels. The property will receive a full clean prior to guest arrival. If guests require further linen or towel change during their stay this can be arranged for a small fee. Other: There is a sofa bed in the living room to accommodate up to two extra people in each house. There are terraces and gardens. The grounds are tidy, clean and well maintained. The villa is child friendly.

Reviews

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Stillos Retreat the Place for Sun,sand,beach And Relaxation
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5

You can't ask for more in a Villa! Nice and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We've just come back from a week long stay at this villa. It was well presented and spotlessly clean when we arrived. But without a doubt the best part was the big terrace with a gorgeous views overlooking both the sea and the mountains - truly a view we won't be forgetting.

We also very much enjoyed having drinks and BBQ by the pool when we didn't feel like going out for dinner.

A big thank you to Wendy for allowing us to stay in this villa - we would without a doubt recommend this to anyone wanting a relaxing vacation

Cameron

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

You can't ask for more in a Villa! Nice and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived back home after an amazing week! The house is wonderful! Modern, clean, and the best part is the huge terrace with absolutely gorgeous views!

we couldn't have asked for anything more. A big thank you to Wendy for allowing us to enjoy the beautiful house. We've had a wonderful time in Stylos Retreat and I would highly recommend the house to all those looking for a comfortable, quiet place to spend their vacation.

Cameron

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Fantastic family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed the week we stayed here. It was very nice and clean with a fabulous roof terrace. We spent many hours sun bathing and chilling out there. The pool and the surrounding area is very nice and clean, has just been beautifully renovated, the whole setting overlooking mountain and the sea made this a peaceful retreat. The local shops and tarvernas are really inviting with very good service and nearby, the food is excellent. we were really pleased it's only 5 minutes away by car.

We all had an amazing time. the villa is very comfortable with everything we wanted.

We have recommended the villa to many freiends and families, and hope to return to this beautiful villa soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colchester
3

Basic villa in lovely location

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our holiday in Crete enormously but the villa was rather basic. The pool was lovely but the villa less than well equipped. Kitchen equipment was minimal and the blunt knives dangerous! All the furniture was from Ikea and less than comfortable, like the metal sofa. It might be nice to greet people who've rented these villas (not cheap) with a guide to the villa and area (standard practice), some milk, a bottle of wine in the fridge, etc. There wasn't even any salt in the kitchen and the advertised DVD player was missing.

However, the site manager was very helpful and the views from the veranda are stunning.

Almirida beach and Chania were wonderful. We had longer excursions to Knossos, Elafonisi beach and Loutro, all of which were fantastic.

A four to five star holiday but we would probably choose a more comfortable and more welcoming villa next time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

fabulous views

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation is good with all services, but generally the properties are tired and some of the facilites like sun umbrellas were unusable. The pool is not easily accessed by young children and seniors who are better off nearer the sea I should think.

The manager was friendly and welcoming. The area is very rustic and haphazard but the food available at Chania and Kalives is great. Chania is a lovely place to visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bristol
4

Beautiful Views

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful week at the Stylos Retreat. Lovely and clean with stunning views of the luscious mountains. A creative drive up from Stylos village but worth the hilarious night navigation at the time!! Crete is a lovely island, offering a vast amount of activities for any traveller. Chania and Rythmino are well worth a visit and you must experience the delicious food and wine on offer at many tavernas.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Stilos, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September/2017
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£62
for 1 night
£434
 
 
Off Season
30 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£35
for 1 night
£248
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£44
for 1 night
From
£44
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To make a booking, you can either call or email me. 30% non refundable deposit payable at time of booking with balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. If booking made within 8 weeks, the full amount to be paid at time of booking. Payment can be made by bank transfer in Euros or Sterling.

Changeover Day:
No preference.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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