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Villa Thalia St. George's Retreat - Complimentary Airport shuttle

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Villa Thalia
Villa Thalia by night
Villa Euterpe
One of the two swimming pools
The upper swimming pool
The kitchen terrace at villa Euterpe
The sunset from villa Clio
Villa Polymnia - the double bedroom
Villa Euterpe - the twin bedroom
Villa Euterpe - the living room
Villa Terpsichore
Villa Urania
Villa Erato
Traditionally made stone built villas.
Children's playground
Barbeque night
St. George's church
The swimming pool
Roula & Stefanos
A wide range of fruit trees - we even have got bananas
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Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Chania Prefecture, Crete
Go beyond the tourist eye: A collection of 9 autonomous villas, owned by a Cretan couple who are looking forward to welcoming you to this beautiful part of Crete. More than a holiday – St George's Retreat offers you the opportunity to truly experience all that Crete has to offer. Whether that's learning about the island's history, sampling the food from some of the best tavernas or indulging in the fruits that grow freely in the Retreat, this is a Cretan experience to remember. As you might expect, with villas of this calibre, all are fully equipped to the highest of standards and there are also two shared pools and a large BBQ area containing both a BBQ spit and traditional baking oven – perfect for meeting and making new friends. Situated high up in the village of Kokkino Chorio – spectacular views of the Aegean... Read more
About the Owner, Stefanos V
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 10 properties
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Listing #HL123979
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Anna B
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Nothing to fault about this place. There are 9 villas going up a hillside but it never felt crowded, and there are two pools. Our house had a terrace overlooking the sea and bay and was comfortably decorated (my favourite spot was reading on the day bed over looking the sea). The house is well equipped in the kitchen (including...

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Efremis
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

If you're looking for a quiet, serene and picturesque location, then this is the place for you. Set within a backdrop of mountains overlooking Souda Bay, the views are fantastic. There are 9 villas spread over a large area with two swimming pools and a baby pool, BBQ area, vineyard and lots of apricot, peach and pomegranate trees to feast...

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hollyGuil...
guildford
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed at St George's Retreat for 9 days at the beginning of June. What a fabulous place and location - the views from the stylish villas are just breathtaking. The villas themselves are clean, well equipped and the decor is really tasteful - just perfect. We had a fabulous break - even though the weather let us down on...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Each villa is beautifully decorated in a contemporary style that is synonymous with the surroundings. The amenities include:-<BR>• A fully working kitchen<BR>• Lounge area with satellite television<BR>• Separate bathroom and toilet <BR>• Two bedrooms with either twin, double or bunk beds (depending on villa choice)<BR>• Washing machine, iron and ironing board<BR>• Fresh towels and pool towels<BR>• Outside terrace with table and chairs<BR>
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
£555
€630
27 May 2017 -
14 Jul 2017
Early Summer period
7 nights
£986
€1,120
15 Jul 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
Summer period
7 nights
£1,171
€1,330
2 Sep 2017 -
14 Oct 2017
Late Summer period
7 nights
£986
€1,120
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Long term and large group rentals on request.
Only 1 offer can be applied per booking.
It is essential to confirm availability with the owner before booking flights. To make a booking you can either call or email the owner - via the contact details in the contacts section. A non refundable 20% deposit will be necessary to secure your requested dates. The total booking cost is to be paid in full, 40 days before the arrival date.
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About the neighbourhood
A short 10 minute walk from the complex is the traditional village of Kokkino Chorio and its old village lanes which has basic amenities in the form of a taverna and grocery store. Additonal shops and a selection of tavernas, kafenion and gyros establishments are located in the nearby village of Plaka.<BR>he beautiful blue flag beach of Almyrida is 4 Km away - approx. 8 min drive, or a scenic 30 min walk! This beach is excellent for those with small children with clean sands, gentle sloping shelves and rock pool areas. For the more energetic there are windsurfing or canoeing lessons. The beach road is an endless stream of delightful tavernas. There are many fine beaches a short car ride away: Kera Beach 4.5km -10 mins. Georgeopolis - 25 mins.<BR>Other nearby beauty spots includ... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania airport: 30.0 km
Ferry: Souda port: 25.0 km
The nearest airport is Chania airport., but Heraklion airport is as good since it is only 130 km away.<BR>There is a number of budget airline flying to Chania. Also Easyjet have just started flying to Chania airport.<BR>During the winter time, you can fly to Chania airport via Athens airport or just fly to Athens and then take the ferry to Souda Bay.<BR>If inretested in hiring a car we have come into an agreement with a local car hire company which will give a 20% discount on already low prices.
Activities nearby
Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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