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Villa Dafni, peaceful retreat!

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Dafni is a wonderful Villa, built with care and taste, where stone walls and wooden furniture take you back to the village way of life of Crete, while at the same time it provides all contemporary amenities that ensure you’ll have a comfortable and pleasant stay! Located at the small town of Perama Villa Dafni is within walking distance from a variety of shops & restaurants, which makes your every day needs very simple to fulfil! The lively city of Rethymno, as well as to most sightseeing spots and the highway leading to the amazing southern beaches and Heraklion town are also easily accessible, making Villa Dafni a great base for your holiday! Layout The Villa consists of 3 independent, split-level houses and its size and structure can accommodate up to 9 people and make it ideal...Villa Dafni is a wonderful Villa, built with care and taste, where stone walls and wooden furniture take you back to the village way of life of Crete, while at the same time it provides all contemporary amenities that ensure you’ll have a comfortable and pleasant stay! Located at the small town of Perama Villa Dafni is within walking distance from a variety of shops & restaurants, which makes your every day needs very simple to fulfil! The lively city of Rethymno, as well as to most sightseeing spots and the highway leading to the amazing southern beaches and Heraklion town are also easily accessible, making Villa Dafni a great base for your holiday! Layout The Villa consists of 3 independent, split-level houses and its size and structure can accommodate up to 9 people and make it ideal for three couples, big families and groups of friends, as it offers absolute privacy and seclusion when desired! The villa is totally private and all its outdoor areas are entirely at your disposal, to make the most of your stay! Exterior At the same time, all guests may enjoy the amazing private swimming pool 1.45 meters deep with a special children’s compartment 0.5 meters deep and the BBQ facilities and shaded outdoor dining area with stone benches, right next to it! The pool area and terrace is equipped with sun beds, umbrellas and clay pots with beautiful flowers and it also offers a wonderful view of the village and the surrounding area. You may spend your day by the pool, relaxing or sunbathing and then prepare and have your dinner al fresco, enjoying the starry sky and cool summer breeze! All three apartments have access to the stone paved pool terrace by descending a few steps. Additionally, an extra outside siting area exist in the corridor above the pool! Interior Each one of the houses features, on the ground floor, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area with a nice round table where you can have your homemade cooked meals along with your family. Living rooms are slightly different as one of them has a sofa, the other one has two sofas and the last one has two armchairs, but they all have a wonderful stone built fireplace where you can sit and enjoy the nice interior of the house and the blending of wood and stone that are combined in a way that creates a charming symbiosis and define its personality. Additionally, all of the houses have a bathroom with a wooden ceiling, two of them featuring a shower, while the last one has a magnificent round-shaped bathtub which you can fill if you wish and take a long and relaxing bath. Climbing a lovely wooden stairs guests can find the house’s spacious double bedroom with a siting area consisting of an armchair and a small table, which also has its own balcony with patio furniture, where you can sit and drink your coffee while enjoying the surrounding area view and countryside! Property Notes: - Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner. - Towels, pool towels, linens, covers and blankets provided. - Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice per week. - Pool and garden cleaning twice per week. - Baby cot and high chair available. - Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included. - Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa. - Free Parking space inside the villa premises for 3-4 cars. All in-house electronics are available, including flat-screen TVs with satellite reception, DVD player, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, cooking utensils, coffee maker and toaster. A washing machine, iron and iron board are also available in a separate room located on the ground floor. 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included. - Pool operates seasonally (end of March - middle of November) Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K050A3016501More
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About the Manager
Valia Kokkinou (Property Manager ThinkVilla)
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Dutch, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations! Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests! At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Split into three independent units, this was perfect for our family including teenagers, daughter and partner and in laws. Lovely space for outdoor cooking and eating with privacy of own apartments when needed. The place was fantastically clean and I have never experienced such a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Inspire717372, VR Owner at Villa Dafni, peaceful retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Dear guest, we really appreciate your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This villa is everything and more. From booking with Valia and all the help and assistance she gave us, to the smooth arrival and check in process, to the Villa itself. Clean, comfortable, fabulous welcome pack and the pool and outdoor space were superb. Definitely...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Inspire717372, VR Owner at Villa Dafni, peaceful retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Dear Guest, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Villa Dafni was everything we hoped for - glorious setting amid olive groves, with beautiful flowers and 3 generously equipped duplex apartments. The pool was perfect - shaded seating area & BBQ with huge table & other places to eat on the terraces. We appreciated...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Mary P
Inspire717372, VR Owner at Villa Dafni, peaceful retreat!, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Dear Mary, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We came for a relaxing couple of weeks in the sun. Mission accomplished. The villa was excellently laid out, furnished and serviced. The pool area was large and excellent and we spent many happy fun evenings sitting around with friends. Local bars and restaurants are...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Management response:Responded 4 September 2018

Dear Guest, We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Villa Dafni is a very good place to stay if you are three couples or a family of three plus couples. The owners made sure all apartments had milk, fruit and cereal on arrival. The apartments are each tastefully decorated and are very comfortable. I...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Julie P
Management response:Responded 4 September 2018

Dear Julie , we are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Dafni is located in Perama town which is within 5 minutes walking distance to everything that you might need like shops, bakery, grocery store, butcher’s, taverns, cafes, supermarkets, ATM machines, pharmacies, gas stations and post office. Also Panormo, is a friendly sea side village, 10 minutes away by car and well known for its sandy beaches. The beaches are organised and equipped with sun beds, umbrellas. Water sports are also available. The village has all the facilities and amenities one would need : well-stocked mini-markets, post office, pharmacy, a doctor’s office, a butcher's shop and a bakery.
Getting around
Distances to Important Locations Super Market & Restaurants: 200 ms Panormos Beach: 6 Kms Rethymno Port & Town: 25 Kms Heraklion International Airport, 67 Kms Chania International Airport, 96.5 Kms Car rental is essential to explore the nearby villages and unique sandy beach locations!
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