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Villa Apo Petra, EOT approved

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Apo Petra is fully air-conditioned in all 3 bedrooms and main living area. For the cooler months there is also central heating for comfort. We have everything covered for families with TVs & DVDs in multiple rooms. There is a a PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii in the lounge with plenty of games and a portable iPod station you can use either in the house or down at the pool (our children never get bored and irritable!). For adults there is a large selection of DVDs to watch should you wish to have a night in. There are reading books and maps on the area and local recommendations for restaurants and places of interest. Apart from all that, the many outside seating areas with the stunning views of the sunrise, sunset and in the evening to look up and see the amazing blanket of stars...Villa Apo Petra is fully air-conditioned in all 3 bedrooms and main living area. For the cooler months there is also central heating for comfort. We have everything covered for families with TVs & DVDs in multiple rooms. There is a a PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii in the lounge with plenty of games and a portable iPod station you can use either in the house or down at the pool (our children never get bored and irritable!). For adults there is a large selection of DVDs to watch should you wish to have a night in. There are reading books and maps on the area and local recommendations for restaurants and places of interest. Apart from all that, the many outside seating areas with the stunning views of the sunrise, sunset and in the evening to look up and see the amazing blanket of stars overhead is enough to fill your time over a glass of wine or a local Raki. Note: This Villa holds a full EOT licence from the Greek Tourist Agency for property rental....even if you decide not to stay with us, please ENSURE the property you choose has a licence! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1042K123K2962201More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Showers
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About the Owner
Sandra L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

Had the pleasure of staying in the charming Villa Apo Petra during the first two weeks of September 2020. Have been to the Plaka area of Crete on many occasions and what a superb location this is. Stunning views from the hillside overlooking Souda Bay...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank robino_52
Reviewed 12 August 2020

We have visited villa Apo Petra on several occasions and this trip certainly didn’t disappoint! Every time we visit it exceeds our expectations. The villa was spotless and with the bright lush gardens surrounding the villa, the crystal clear pool and breathtaking views was truly...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Diane T
sandraleat, VR Owner at Villa Apo Petra, EOT approved, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Thank you for your wonderful review Diane. This season has been so uncertain and it’s lovely to hear you felt safe travelling to Crete and spending time at the villa. Extra measures of cleaning are in place due to Covid-19 and we are proud to...More

Reviewed 7 September 2019

The last time we went on family holiday overseas it was to an all inclusive hotel so this time my wife suggested a villa where we could have our own space and timetable. From the minute we arrived at this villa we felt relaxed! The...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank nelsonthinks
Reviewed 4 June 2019

If you are looking for a quiet rural location in easy reach of villages / beaches, this is the place for you. The views from the property are stunning, especial at sunset. All you will hear is birdsong, sheep or goats bell. Good places for...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Mark B
Mobile3450, VR Owner at Villa Apo Petra, EOT approved, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

Thank you! We are delighted you liked it as much as we do. We never tire from those sunsets! We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

To the reader of this review, this is a lovely quiet villa, the vista from either of the balconies is worth the cost of rental alone and that is truly only just the beginning of what is on offer. Three bedrooms, one with a double...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Our family (2 x adults and our 3 grown up sons ) stayed for a week at this lovely villa .The views were fabulous and we spent nearly all our time lazing by the pool . The villa was well equipped with everything we needed...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were looking for a relaxing holiday with enough to do for 2 active teenagers but still a break from the pressures of work. Villa Apo Petra was the perfect location for this. It really feels like a home from home with everything you could...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Tim K
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Wow what can I say we stayed here for 8 days 2 teenagers and 3 and 4 year old and it was very comfortable the peace and quiet and the views every morning all I can say is wow , the swimming pool was perfect...More

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank Robertbarker1981
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Just returned from a week at this lovely, comfortable, well equipped holiday villa. It's located around seven minutes drive uphill from Almyrida beach and even closer to Plaka, yet it feels private and secluded in a relaxing way. The villa was clean and had everything...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank mummycloggs
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We stayed in this wonderful villa for 17 days from 6th September, our family were Mum, Dad, Son & Daughter in law and 19 yr old Grandaughter, we arrived very late at night, the roads were quite a surprise but we go there safely thanks...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank SandySach49
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
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About the neighbourhood
Kokkino taverna and mini market are just a short walk (or 2 minute drive) from Villa Apo Petra. The family run traditional taverna is shaded by weeping willow trees, and has delicious food and very friendly owners (Zacharias and his son Yiannis) who know everything about the village and the surrounding area. During the summer months there are occasional live Cretan music nights at the taverna (once a month or so), which are a lot of fun. Kokkino Horio (“red village” in Greek) was the main village set for the film “Zorba the Greek”. There are little whitewashed houses and narrow streets that wind around the village center. At the village kafenion you can find older locals who were used as extras in the film, and they will happily show you photos of themselves with Anthony Quinn. Also locat...
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