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

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa


About the property

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

Stylos is a traditional Cretan village found 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.

Wendy Huang
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 January, 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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Stilos in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has bath with shower over, wc, wash basin and washing machine.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • 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 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.


4/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


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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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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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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Holiday in Crete

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our first holiday in Crete staying at Stillos villas retreat.

A superb villa with stunning views. I would certainly recommend it to anyone wishing to have a relaxing get away from it all holiday. Apart from relaxing by and swimming in the Villa's infinity pool, my wife and i visited beautiful nearby beaches where there are plenty of restaurants to choose from with great food. The old town and harbour of Chania and Rethymnon are charming places to visit especially on an evening when all lit up. The only downside to this stay was that it was over too quickly.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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15 May 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
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19 Jun 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
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10 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Off Season
30 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
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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.

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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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