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Villa Galini

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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Villa
Villa Galini in Crete is built at the foot of a hill just outside Heraklion; it is situated at a privileged location on a central road outside Heraklion towards the village of Episkopi.Villa Galini offers a magnificent view to the lush hills with trees and vines and the Cretan Sea. Our villa occupies a land of 1,100 sqm and offers spacious and comfortable areas both indoors and outdoors for your vacation in Crete.The interior area of the villa is 220sqm and consists of two levels with two separate entrances, connected with the pool.At the ground floor there is a large and cozy sitting area, connected with the kitchen.The decoration is simple with antique pieces of furniture combined with modern elements, making the atmosphere very friendly.At the sitting area there is a library with a desk...Villa Galini in Crete is built at the foot of a hill just outside Heraklion; it is situated at a privileged location on a central road outside Heraklion towards the village of Episkopi.Villa Galini offers a magnificent view to the lush hills with trees and vines and the Cretan Sea. Our villa occupies a land of 1,100 sqm and offers spacious and comfortable areas both indoors and outdoors for your vacation in Crete.The interior area of the villa is 220sqm and consists of two levels with two separate entrances, connected with the pool.At the ground floor there is a large and cozy sitting area, connected with the kitchen.The decoration is simple with antique pieces of furniture combined with modern elements, making the atmosphere very friendly.At the sitting area there is a library with a desk, a TV and Hi-Fi sound system.The kitchen is equipped with all necessary appliances, such as stove, fridge and microwave. The ground floor has two main bedrooms with double beds and separate WCs.In each bedroom there is a TV and A/C, as well as a dressing room; both rooms exit to the main balcony with the panoramic view. Climbing the wooden stairs, you will find the single bedrooms.Overall, Villa Galini can accommodate 2-10 people. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: MHTE1039K10000042500More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
-Have a quick check while checking in, for any damage not caused by you and refer immediately.Any damage found during inspection(check out) will be charged off from the deposit paid during your reservation.(Damage fee list attached at the property) -While it is certainly fine for tenants to have overnight guests from time to time, if noticed that more people,not declared on your enquiry, stay at the property then we remain the right to stop your vacations or apply a fee.
Bathrooms
3 Half baths
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About the Owner
Michael K
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Villa Galini situated 100 meter above Agios Nikolaos. A beautiful view over the city. 12 apartments, fully equipped with a very tasteful decoration. A wonderful bed, good bathroom and kitchen. The owners, a Finish lady and an Irish man, are helpful and have always time...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank W4475MSinfo
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We stayed at Villa Galini at the end of May and had a wonderful time. The villa is beautifully situated, with stunning views all around the property. The outside space was perfect, with lovely well kept gardens to the front, a huge terrace with BBQ...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank wywh12
Reviewed 30 May 2018

If you have rented a car, and you're thinking of staying in this part of Crete, then you really should be booking Villa Gallini! With the electric gate closed (which made us feel like Hollywood celebs!) the villa is beautifully private, with a gorgeous driveway...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Sim14
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at Villa Galini and We have the most fabulous time there. The villa , grounds and views are so wonderful. Michael is a wonderful host and is there if you need anything and it's never any...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank 776cheriee
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the villa with 7 people this summer for the second time. We rebooked because it is a great place to spend the holiday. Iy is not a vert touristic place so we enjoyed the rest and the great views from the terrace....More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank MarkGaasbeek
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We spent 12 days in Villa Galini and wish we could had stayed longer. Villa Galini has a great combination: Located in a hill, very quiet location, away from the tourist groups, but not far from the beaches. The Villa is well equipped, well maintained...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Smpletraveler
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Superb location, very quiet and clean place, perfect for relaxing during your holidays. Comfortable inside area and panoramic view from outside

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank George P
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Good villa in great location s short distance from Knossos, Heriklion and the airport. Authentic village atmosphere but only 1 or 2 local restaurants. Michael from the Villa was very helpful and always available. Recommended.

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank SUSAND625
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were traveling through all the island of Crete and were looking for an accomodation in Heraklion which was Micheal's house where we stayed for 5 days.. The area is very peaceful, quiet, safe and very beautiful.Michael's house is very neat and clean. You will...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Yoly M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing villa in a gorgeous, quiet and friendly village!! Ideal for families who like to escape the busy towns, although only a short ride away for days/nights out!! We all had a great time, the villa was all we expected and more!! Amazing facilities and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Xx-nicol
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The largest and most densely populated region on the island of Crete is Heraklion (Iráklion). Nestling picturesquely among two imposing mountain ranges – Ídi (Mt Psiloritis) to the west and Dikti (Lasithiótika mountains) to the east– Iráklion boasts exceptional archaeological treasures, significant coastal settlements, a series of picturesque villages, vast valleys with olive groves and vineyards as well as the best organised tourist infrastructure in Crete. A unique combination of urban scenery and natural wealth makes the region of Iráklion an appealing all-year-round destination. --Cretaquarium (15 minutes) --Historical museum of Crete(20 minutes) --Watercity (5 minutes)
Getting around
The area is ideal for bicycle seekers. Mountains, churches, forests, gorges,old traditional houses, taverna and mini markets are all in short distance. For sights such as 'water city', knossos palace', 'cretaquarium' and many others, car is essential. Bus station at 300 meters away. Routes for heraklion city and hersonissos.
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