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Villa Katerina:An Ideally located Villa with pool,to explore West Crete



Updated: 28-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 big bedrooms,3 bathrooms,Jacuzzi, Private Pool ,Children pool,BBQ,Sea View

Luxuriously appointed Villa Katerina is set in a quiet location in W. Crete, surrounded by stunning views of The White Mountains and sea.

Villa Katerina is provided with the special sign of the Greek Tourist Organization (EOT-1042K122K015040000) which secures the quality level of all services, terms and conditions our guests have the privilege to enjoy during their stay.

Laze around your own beautiful private & secluded Pool, listening to bird-song and enjoying the scent of fragrant flowers.

Overlooking your own private Pool and the sea, one of the bedrooms is on the ground floor and has a double bed and en-suite shower room with Jacuzzi bath.

The other two bedrooms are on the first floor. One of them has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with Hydro Massage Shower. The other one has a king size double bed and an en-suite bathroom with Hydro Massage Shower.

From both upstairs bedrooms you step out onto a large veranda which overlooks the olive groves, the White Mountains and the sea.

On the ground floor there is an open plan living/dining room with a large couch for 6 persons, an easy chair and a big Lcd TV . DVD and CD played are also provided. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher washing machine and all the necessary requirements for cooking a meal of your taste.

The interior of the Villa is air-conditioned for comfort on hot summer days.

For any chill days possibly early and late season, there is heating throughout the entire Villa plus a cosy fireplace in the living room. Outside the Villa in a designated place you can find plenty of wood.

Enjoy the pleasures of the local tavernas, or eat by your Pool on long, warm balmy evenings.

Whether you are looking for a totally relaxing, or a more adventurous holiday, you will find that Villa Katerina is the perfect base.

We brought even closer the nature to you and your table with more fruits and vegetables from our garden and fresh eggs from a new small hennery a few meters away from the Villa.. You can collect vegetables and eggs by yourself!!!

Welcome pack: A welcome pack will await you in the Villa, consisting of traditional fresh organic products.

A bottle of olive oil, raki, and local wine from Yianni, Katerina's husband's, own farm.

For you to enjoy leisurely breakfasts on your terrace overlooking the Pool, there is a breakfast pack consisting of bread, natural juices, eggs, bacon, honey and butter,upon your arrival. Ask me for extra eggs,oil,raki during your stay!!

Bath & Pool towels,shampoo,shower gel,hairdryer, are provided.

The Villa is cleaned twice a week which includes linen and towel (bath and pool) change.

Special Discounts : Big Discounts are provided for bookings of 2 weeks or more and for bookings of two persons !!!

Moreover, for more than 3 weeks bookings we offer a free rental car Group A and price discount!

Send your Requests to make you an offer!!!

If the dates you want to book are already reserved ask for OUR suggestion!!!

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About the Owner

Manolis Papadakis
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

46 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveller reviews)


Very Good Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Villa Katerina. The owner, Manolis, was like a hotel concierge. From sending us directions from the airport to the villa, supplying fresh eggs, and being a source of useful local information.

The villa is spacious, modern, and has everything one needs. With views over the village one way, and across countryside to the sea another way, the villa is in the perfect peaceful location.

I highly recommend it.

Andy Hennigan - May 2017

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice comments!It was my plaisure to host you.I hope to see you again!!
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Fabulous And Relaxing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, location and hospitality! What more could you ask from a holiday. The villa was clean and spacious with a well equipped kitchen, barbeque outside and a fabulous pool to relax in. The view while eating outside was fantastic and one that you never tired of.

Manolis was the best manager you could ever want, the welcome package of olive oil, bacon, eggs, olives, raki, bread, watermelon and honey, etc was amazing and was replenished when finished. The unexpected visits with little treats, the suggestions of so many fabulous places to go, best beaches, bars, restaurants and views. We loved the Botanical gardens, Chania with its great shopping and markets - definitely worth a visit, as is the local boat trip and snorkelling in the coves. All this made our holiday a fantastic one that we and the kids will remember for a long time , Manolis made it all the more special. Thank you.

Crete is such a beautiful island, with wonderful food, lovely people and a relaxed pace of life , we will come again.

We would highly recommend Villa Katerina, Manolis and Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Rental Property

  • 5 of 5

More than what you see on the pictures... very clean and fully functional. Each of the three bedrooms has its own private bathroom. Great for three couples! Perfect array of towels for shower and beach. We had two cleanings during our 10-day visit. Kitchen stocked with olive oil, butter, olives, eggs, honey, jam, bread when we arrived. Manolis was there to greet us upon our arrival. Far away from the noise of traffic and people. Manolis has a three page typed list of great places to go and things to do. Church bells and rooster start your morning if you leave the windows open. This location is close to Elafonissi, Balos and Falasarna beaches. We wanted for absolutely nothing! This is a gem for sure

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great villa in a lovely position

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this lovely villa. It is exactly as described and has beautiful views over to the sea and the mountains. It has twice weekly servicing, with change of towels and linen. The hospitality and generosity of Manolis, the property owner was amazing. We had fresh eggs, olive oil, honey, fruit, olives and many other things supplied regularly and nothing was too much trouble. The location is very quiet so don't expect a rowdy nightlife!

The local taverna is walking distance and very friendly with great food, the only disappointment was no seafood on the menu. Other restaurants are a drive away but there is a lot of choice.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Georgie, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our property!! Looking forward to meeting you again!!
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Amazing Villa and Perfect Host

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in different Greek villas every year for the last 10 years or so and this was the best we've seen. The villa is so comfortable and Manolis makes sure you have everything you need - he provided us with free fresh eggs, olive oil, olives, milk, melon etc etc and even organised a beautiful locally cooked feast for us one night which was one of the best meals we've ever had. The location is great, the view stunning and the area gives you access to all the best places in Western Crete. Absolutely fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Manolis, for your Cretan hospitality. My husband, our two boys (10 and 12) and I felt more than welcome in your villa. We loved the view, loved the property and enjoyed the wonderful beaches and gorges around. It's so quiet and peaceful in Spilia. Your tips were excellent, we've had so many nice meals in lovely taverna's, especially in Vasilopoulo! We would love to come back and explore the west part of the island of Crete some more.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania Airport at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cafe bar Kolymbari at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Souda at 27 Kilometres Nearest Golf : mini golf platanias at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : National road to Chania or Kissamos at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : At the centre of the village at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Kolimvari at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Spila is located on the edge of the plain of Chania 2 km from Kolymvari, 22km from Chania city-centre and 35 km from the airport of Chania. The village is near the junction with the national road which allows access to Chania in less than 25 minutes and makes easy the access to the most famous places in West Crete. The village Spilia (cave in Greek) is named after the Cave of Ai-Yiannis Erimitis which is located in the west part of the village on a hill, on an impressive site of great historical importance with exceptional view.

Near the entrance of the Cave of St. John the Hermit there is an underground water collector, while the sides of the arcade are decorated with stalagmites and stalactites.

The Cave of St John the Hermit exudes a religious character, as it is adorned with icons and ecclesiastical objects that hang on its walls.

Dominating the village is the Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa whilst, a short distance away from the Villa (100m away) is situated a very pleasant and locally taverna offering traditional food. The tavern is under a dense vegetation of extremely high Plane Trees, that are centuries old.

Close by, there are 1 small mini-market and 1 bigger one,where you will find provisions; fresh bread, fruit and vegetables and indispensable articles.

In charming Kolymvari (5 minutes by car) you will find the Iera Moni Gonias Monastery and the Orthodox Academy of Crete.

In the village there are many pleasant tavernas, restaurants and kafenios, a post office, a medical center, a supermarket and bank / ATM’s.

The area is famous for its fish, landed fresh daily from the harbour, the fragrant wine of the Kissamos area and the awarded olive oil with it’s low acidity rate.

Spilia village is ideally located for you to visit the most important coasts of Crete, the well-known Falassarna with the immense sandy beach, the ancient town and the enchanting lagoon of Elafonisi, attractions awarded by international organizations for their clearness and the multi coloured sand formations. In the wider area is set the beautiful lagoon of Balos at Gramvousa, where you can enjoy all the tints of blue and green.

West Crete has much to offer, sightseeing, archaeological sites, the lovely beaches of Falassarna, Elafonissi and Balos which are all within easy driving distance from the Villa.

The famous Samaria Gorge, and many other wonderful Gorges (famous and not famous) & walks in the countryside are another option.

Go and visit the maybe the oldest olive tree in the world at Vouves.It still produces olive oil today!!You only need 10 minutes drive.

Night-life, beach bars, wind-surfing and other extreme sports can be found in abundance all in the Platanias area which is not far away.

Crete as it may sound absurd is an ideal destination for those who want to ski at Cretan mountains. With many options , alternative routes - crossings and in combination with the quality of life would not be an exaggeration to say that the island of Crete is a paradise for those who want something different deep in the heart of winter.

We can also offer you several services ::Car rentals, Transfers,Excursions to Samaria gorge or other gorges, guided walks,massage,personal training,4X4 safari to Balos,Cooking services and Cretan cooking lessons, massage, treatments, etc

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Special offer (Was 350 Euros)
29 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High season
9 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 13.0%

• Our rates are quoted in Euros including municipal TAX and VAT
• We offer to our guests unique prices for car hiring !!!
• Traditional welcome package
• Cleaning Maid twice per week
• Secutiry Alarm System
• Pool cleaning
• Garden trim and care
• Wireless high-speed broadhand intenet
• Big Discount & a Free Car for 3 or more weeks bookings!
Villas rentals of more than 3 weeks , include a Group A car in the price, which is inclusive of all insurance and taxes.
Cars are collectable from both Heraklion and Chania airports
Upgrades are available at extra cost.
Special offers for 2 weeks bookings also!!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Updated: 28-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 150 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Hydro Massage shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Jacuzzi, Jacuzzi bath
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Hydro Massage shower
  • 2 bathrooms have Hydro Massage showers. 1 has Jacuzzi bath


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has it's own en-suite.


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...


  • There is a Children's Pool adjacent to main Pool.