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Villa Despina 2

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Despina 2 is located just ten minutes' drive from the famous Preveli beach and monastery, often referred to as one of Crete's best places. Quiet and peaceful, yet only ten minutes from Plakias resort and twenty minutes from the larger resorts such as Rethymno, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the local market for bargain hunting, and many excellent restaurants for eating out. At a distance of 2 Km is located the restaurant Despina, which belongs to the same owners as the villa and offers a variety of traditional Cretan food. The villa benefits from its stunning views to the mountains and the Libyan Sea. It is said that the view of the sunset is one of the most beautiful all over Crete. The villa is a two storey building, with the kitchen and the livingroom upsta...Villa Despina 2 is located just ten minutes' drive from the famous Preveli beach and monastery, often referred to as one of Crete's best places. Quiet and peaceful, yet only ten minutes from Plakias resort and twenty minutes from the larger resorts such as Rethymno, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the local market for bargain hunting, and many excellent restaurants for eating out. At a distance of 2 Km is located the restaurant Despina, which belongs to the same owners as the villa and offers a variety of traditional Cretan food. The villa benefits from its stunning views to the mountains and the Libyan Sea. It is said that the view of the sunset is one of the most beautiful all over Crete. The villa is a two storey building, with the kitchen and the livingroom upstairs on the first floor and at the groundfloor there are the 3 bedrooms. Two of them have sea and mountain view and the third only mountain view. Leading from the living room to the south, there is a spacious terrace with stunning views to the Preveli Monastery and to Plakias, Damnoni, Souda and Frangokastello, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. At the north side there is another terrace with mountain view. The downstairs balcony has a big place for relaxing as well, as well as enjoying the view to the beach and the mountains. There is a barbeque at the yard and a big garden for games outside along side the swimming pool. Bus stop to Rethymno-Preveli-Plakias at a distance of 70 meters from the villa. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 00000362275More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
it must be at least one person above 18 years old.
Bathrooms
2 Showers, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Despina F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Perfect house with outstanding sea and mountain view.Also itis a perfect location where you can explore the whole island of Crete and it is also ideal for relaxing with your family.Fully recommend it.

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A perfect spacious and completely private villa with a great pool and stunning views of the mountains and sea Only a few minutes drive from the excellent and very friendly Taverna Despina and 15 minutes from Plakias town and beach We did not want to...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank PeterJ4629
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful views, away from the main tourist bustle yet only a short drive ( on typical poor Crete roads!) to the nearest resort at Plakias. Loved watching the local goats being brought off the mountain past he villa each evening with 'cow bells' rattling away....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Kay B
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Dear Key, Thank you for your great review. You are excellent clients and very very clean.Also you are very friendly family.I hope to meet you soon. Regards despina

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Villa Despina 2 is a perfect location for relaxing in a peaceful environment but within easy reach of civilisation. The view is absolutely breathtaking. The house has all the facilities needed, and the hosts Michalis, Despina and their family took really excellent care of us....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Darryl B
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

"DearDarryl, Thank you for your great review. You are excellent clients and very very clean.Also you are very friendly family.I hope to meet you soon. Regards despina"

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely house at June 2017 and we had a great time.The villa is very clean and the swimming pool too.Also the garden is excellent and the family who owned it also are great.The sea view is fabulous and we had watching...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Stefan P
Management response:Responded 22 August 2017

Dear customer, Thank you for your great review. You are excellent clients and very very clean.Also you are very friendly family.I hope to meet you soon. Regards despina

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Despina 2 is located between Asomatos and Mariou, two small cretan villages. In Asomatos you can visit the Museum of Papa Michalis Georgoulakis, which has a lot of traditional and religious pieces to admire.A pottery shop with self made potteries is also placed at the center of the village Asomatos.Just before Asomatos, you pass from the Kourtaliotiko Gorge, which is great to visit and spend some time going down to the river which starts from the gorge and ends at Preveli beach. Above the beach you can visit the famous and historic monastery of Preveli.The touristic village of Plakias and the marvellous beaches of Souda, Damnoni, Ammoudi, Skinaria are also a few kilometers away. You can do watersports, climbing, walking tours, fishing and diving at the area. You can do horseriding at...
Getting around
As we mention the car is essential and you can see the sights,go to the beach,to the shops,e.t.c. by car.
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