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Villa Vanilla, Georgioupolis, Crete.



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
Villa Vanilla in Georgioupolis, Rethymon Crete, Greece

This stunning two bedroom, two bathroom villa is situated in a small luxury development. The villa has views overlooking the pool, the sea and the nearby mountains. The villa has washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer etc. The newly fitted kitchen has patio doors leading to shaded area overlooking the pool, perfect for sampling the local wines, whilst the kids stay cool in the kidney shaped pool. The living area is equipped with television and DVD player with comfortable seating and patio doors again overlooking the pool. The master bedroom has patio doors leading to a large balcony with luxurious table and chairs and stunning views of the bay. The second bedroom has French doors that lead to patio and garden areas. The beach, local amenities and traditional tavernas can be found close by.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner


just returned home last night after a great time in Crete,the Villa and the location was stunning, all of us enjoyed our stay at Villa Vanilla,being central to everything we went somewhere different everyday, we thought the Villa was equipped to the highest standard and lacked nothing, on a scale of 1-10 we could not fault anything so because of your attention to detail and the stunning location we give it a 10. Thank you very much in making our holiday Fantastic, we would not hesitate in recommending you to anyone who wants a perfect location. 


Trevor And Val

Victoria Canada


Just wanted to say a huge thank you! We had a brilliant holiday in the villa- it couldn't have been better. Everything went really well and was top quality. If you would like to use us as a reference at any stage feel welcome to pass on our details.

Once again many thanks.


Janet and Ian
Mar 2011
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Family Hols Aug 2013

  • 4 of 5

We were pleasantly pleased with the transfer from Chania airport to Villa Vanilla being 45mins. Arriving at night time we had no car initially and needed to purchase a few essentials for the morning. Our nieghbors were helpful and friendly and gave my husband a lift to a local late night supermarket.

The villa was modern, clean and spacious. Infact it was a pleasant surprise to actually discover that not only was the villa as good as it looked on the internet but it surpassed our expectations.

The villa is part of a small well designed complex of villas. Every block of 4 villas shared a free form pool. The pool was literally outside so keeping an eve on the kids as they played was easy. The villa itself is modern in design, comfortable, spacious and well equipped. Everything you needed from irons, ironing board, hair dryers etc was all provided. Even beach towels and free wifi was provided. The washing machine was a real plus.

There was very much a community spirit with neighboring villas. Our neighbors offered to drive my husband into town so he could hire a car. Car hire was essential in that the villas were situated a little off the beaten track,but that was not a bad thing as there would be nothing worse in my opinion than having loud or raucous hotels or bars nearby. Car hire in Crete is notably more expensive than Turkey but we found eating out generally cheaper so the cost was cancelled out.

The beach is close. Although you could walk to the beach, it was only a 5 minute drive away. The beach is superb. Wide and sandy but more importantly.... quiet.

For something different, a 10 minute drive away is the picturesque Kornas lake where you can hire out peddloes and canoes. The children loved the lake and sliding into the warm water.

For another good day out we drove out to Elafonisi Beach. It took about 2 hours to get there but it was well worth the trip. The beach is beautiful and sandy. The water is crystal clear and you can walk out for miles before it starts to get deep. The coastal road back is also stunning and presented some excellent photo opportunities but in some places is not for the faint hearted as the roads become very narrow.

Whilst the local town Giorgopolous had a good selection of bars and restaurants with good food, a trip to Rethymnon is highly recommended The old town with its narrow streets has a fantastic selection of shops and quality restaurants. The Avli Restaurant was excellent and recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania Airport at 55 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 0.5 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

Lake Kournas can be found approx 5 minutes drive away. There you can relax on a pedalo or wine and dine in one of beautiful restaurants overlooking the only fresh water lakes in Crete.


The villa is situated near Georgioupolis a delightful fishing village that has many restaurants and bars. Here traditional Greek cuisine and fine locally produced wines are served.

Many beach bars offering ice cold beers, sun beds and parasols can be found only 300 metres away.


Heraklion Airport 94 Km. Chania Airport 70Km. Port of Rethymnon 40Km.


Beach 300 metres. Georgioupolis 3Km. kavros 3Km. Lake Kournas 3Km.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Eason
20 Oct 2016 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
16 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
30 Apr 2017 - 7 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
8 Jun 2017 - 19 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
20 Jul 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
16 Sep 2017 - 10 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
11 Oct 2017 - 14 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% deposit required to secure booking. Full balance payable 8 weeks before departure.

Changeover Day:
Checking in 2pm. Checking out 11am.

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: 19-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 92 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 bedrooms.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: A large living room with comfortable seating, television and DVD player leads into bright kitchen and dining area. Outside there are shaded area's with table and chairs overlooking the beautiful pool (leaving it for you to decide whether to dine in or out). Also outside there are three patio areas with sun beds for you to soak up the sun. Air-conditioning bed linen, towels and sunbeds are provided for your comfort.

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