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“Comfort and calm in the real Crete”
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Pure relaxation in the calm of Amari Valley
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Pure relaxation in the calm of Amari Valley
Face to face with Mount Psiloritis. Natural tranquility
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38 reviews
Pure relaxation in the calm of Amari Valley
Face to face with Mount Psiloritis.
Natural tranquility
Living room
Kitchen and dining
Dining and kitchen
Entrance hall
Guest suite with handmade embroidery (double, ground floor)
Ground floor bathroom
Master suite (double, upper floor)
The Old Attic suite (quadruple, upper floor)
The little attic of the quadruple bedroom (1 double or 2 single beds)
Upper floor bathroom
Upper floor terrace
A detail in the living room
Dining in the dusk
Overlooking the rooftops of Amari.
Outside dining detail
The entrance terrace under the mulberry tree
The villa's entrance through the garden
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The unique landscape of Amari Valley, the village and the location of the property
The exact location of the property
The famous Amari bell tower
A typical byzantine temple on a hilltop
Step into history
Springfields
Olive groves
Ancient, monumental olive trees
Amari fields in full bloom
A Venetian gate in Amari Village
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete

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JSweetie
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Comfort and calm in the real Crete”
Reviewed 11 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

Villa Idi is scrupulously clean, more than comfortable, very well finished and, most of all, a really relaxing and special place to be. The views are amazing, the village and area is interesting and the location is good for exploring the island. It is fairly remote so you have to be prepared to drive but the nearest supermarket is very close (10 mins in the car) and the nearest taverna closer still, plus bread is delivered to the village by van every morning. We were not disappointed when we arrived and our enjoyment of the whole holiday was only increased by the warmth and hospitality of our hosts, Manolis and his wife Roula who own the villa (which is half of Manolis' Grandmothers home, recently converted) and Roumy, who lives in an apartment beneath the villa and is the housekeeper. The welcome basket of food kept us going for 24 hours and food just kept on coming in the form of gifts from our hosts who did everything they could to ensure that we were comfortable and got the most from our visit. In our case this included an invitation to the village fiesta - an all night street party in the village square, with traditional dancing and music, food and plenty of raki! It was a fantastic holiday.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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DJAKOBI
Montreuil, France
1 review
“GREAT HOLIDAY.”
Reviewed 22 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012

A house well equipped, a beautiful landscape
a warm welcome
everything was done for us to be comfortable

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Liked best: the location, the view, the house, the people, no tourists,
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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Rethymnon, Greece
Reviewed 31 March 2012 for a stay in October 2011

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Liked best: the pool
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 29 March 2012 for a stay in October 2011
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Liked best: the whole house, the surroundings, the real greek atmosphere...
Liked least: We only stayed for 3 nights
Travelling group: With Friends
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Compiegne, France
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Liked best: l'acceuil, la gentillesse du propriétaire et de Rummy la cuisinière
Liked least: La fraicheur de la piscine...on aime l'eau chaude...
Travelling group: En famille avec jeune(s) enfant(s)
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