Located in the heavenly peaceful and safe village Pagkalochori, surrounded by any type of trees (e.g olive trees the ultimate symbol in Greek myths), in a spacious garden which gives the sense of freedom, flowers and traditional, local herbs such as "diktamo". It's are ideal for relaxing, unforgettable holidays for you, your family or friends, with a comfortable outdoor area for children too. Our family is ready to offer you a warm and hospitable welcome with an experience of cretan culture!
Villa Athina is situated in the quiet, traditional village Pagkalochori. It’s is in the middle of the island so you can easily visit the eastern and western part of the island. It's near the beaches of the town, between two historical monasteries, Arkadi and Arsani monastery, which are open to the public. The villa is close to touristic shops, taverns, pharmacy, supermarkets etc. The resort of Platanes is just a 5 minute drive away from Pagkalochori with more shops and bars. It is 10km far from the centre of the town, Rethymnon What you can do in the nearby area where the villas are located is walking, bicycling, and visiting the small traditional villages while enjoying the spectacular countryside view on your way.
It is close to the nearest beaches of the region, near taverns, supermarket, pharmacy, archaeological sites (Eleftherna).
Size: 75 square metres
Sleeps up to 6 (2 bedrooms)
Nearest beach: Chrysi Ammos (2km)
Access: Car essential
Nearest amenities: 1.5km
-View to the garden and pool
General: Air conditioning, Satellite TV
Utilities: Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine, Kettle, Coffee machine, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer, cooking utensils, bed linen, towels etc
Rooms: 2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, sitting room, balconies.
Furniture: Sofa-beds (2), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6
Outdoors: Balcony / Terrace, Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared garden
Access: car is essential, secure parking
Further details indoors:
Fully equipped kitchen, living room, bathroom with massage bathtub, 1 double bed, 2 single beds, 2 sofa beds, air conditioning, large balconies.
Brick barbeque, large garden with garden tables and chairs, free parking space off the street, shared swimming pool.
*There are two more independent villas in the same place.
Interaction with guests
Our family welcomes the guests upon arrival at any time, providing them with useful and necessary information. We visit the place every day to conserve the garden, clean the swimming pool and check if our guests are having a pleasant stay.
Other things to note
The villas are just 1, 5 km from the beach and have a good access to the nearest beaches of the area (1.5-2km), shops, mini markets, taverns, pharmacy etc. They've got a beautiful natural and geographical position so that you can visit the eastern and western Crete easily. You can combine your stay with a visit to the closest historical monasteries, Arsani and Arkadi, which are open to the public, archaeological sites (Eleftherna), the nearest picturesque villages (Loutra, Adele, Pigi, Maroulas, Arkadi, Margarites etc) and the town of Rethymno (10km far) with its historic fortress, Archaeological Museum, Old Town and the longest beach in Crete (18 km in length) covering very short distances. You can also go hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in the sea.
During your walking tour you will enjoy the scenic route, the optical memorable and emotional experience offered by the landscape.
We are a small, independent, family-run business. Our mission is to offer the best services to our guests. We consider our customers as guests and not as tourists who seek a resort for a few days. We are characterized by honesty, respect in our interaction with people and warm, genuine hospitality.