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Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach

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Villa Daphne combines absolute privacy and serenity in luxurious accommodations!
The pool area is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas.
Bird's eye view of the surrounding area. The villa offers full privacy!
1 of 48Villa Daphne combines absolute privacy and serenity in luxurious accommodations!
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
4 nights minimum
Villa
Villa Daphne is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management' which means : - We organised the villa down to every detail and check it annually. - Quick booking process and support in every step of your holidays. - A personal holiday advisor at your disposal for holiday organisation (free concierge service before and during stay). - Assistance in booking services and excursions. - Pre arrival service with detailed information of the area of the villa. The villa was named “Daphne” after the fragrant homonymous plant (laurel) which grows around the property and is used by local people to make tea or as a herb in traditional Cretan cuisine! If you believe that accommodation is a major factor in aiding a unique holiday experience then Villa Daphne ...Villa Daphne is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management' which means : - We organised the villa down to every detail and check it annually. - Quick booking process and support in every step of your holidays. - A personal holiday advisor at your disposal for holiday organisation (free concierge service before and during stay). - Assistance in booking services and excursions. - Pre arrival service with detailed information of the area of the villa. The villa was named “Daphne” after the fragrant homonymous plant (laurel) which grows around the property and is used by local people to make tea or as a herb in traditional Cretan cuisine! If you believe that accommodation is a major factor in aiding a unique holiday experience then Villa Daphne is exactly what you are looking for! Built in 2006 and renovated mostly in the outdoors in 2014 and indoors in 2018, Villa Daphne can accommodate 10 people in beds. This outstanding property provides total privacy in both the indoor and outdoor area, surrounded by nature and at the same time is conveniently located very close to the beach and all kinds of shops! Layout of the villa Indoors Located in a 4,000 sq. m. high fenced olive grove Villa Daphne is a 350 sq. m. accommodation consisting of two floors. The open plan first floor is accessed through the main entrance and there you will find a living room with an open fireplace, cosy sitting area with large sofas and a dining table. Through its large glass doors, the room offers lovely sea views and direct access to the garden and pool, after descending a few stairs. A 40’’ HDTV, a Playstation 4, a Nintendo Wii and board games are also available in the living room. Next to the dining area, a fully equipped kitchen makes sure that you have all that is needed to prepare your homemade meals. The master bedroom with a double bed and a twin bedroom are also available on this level, as well as a bathroom with a bathtub, a WC and a laundry room with a washing machine and a tumble dryer. The living room opens up to a large veranda, equipped with patio furnishing, providing additional siting areas overlooking the sea and the pool, an ideal place to watch the sunset and relax.   The remaining three bedrooms of the Villa can be found on the ground floor, two of which feature a king size bed each, while the last one has two single beds. If needed, the single beds in the bedrooms can be converted to a king size bed with a king size bed size mattress topper. Furthermore, a second kitchen and an additional bathroom with a bathtub can be found on this floor, providing independence and privacy to large groups when required. Last but not least, the ground floor boasts an indoor,15 sq. m. swimming pool (minimum - maximum depth: 0.6 m - 1 m), which also functions as a Jacuzzi and can be heated if required with an extra charge. (Please note that the pool heating can be used upon advance request and it requires at least one week advance notice.) Outdoors The terrace of Villa Daphne is complemented by a huge 100 sq. m swimming pool, (minimum - maximum depth: 0.4m - 1.7m) equipped with sun beds and umbrellas for your comfort. Barbecue facilities and an outdoor dining table under the shade of the pergola give you ample opportunity to try al fresco dining, while an extra shaded siting area and a gazebo are also available. On the other side of the pool a lawn covered area with a playground and toys under the olive trees is at the disposal of our young guests, while on a covered part of the ground floor veranda, by the pool, an air hockey, mini football table, as well as gym equipment including a bicycle, wights and an exercise bench. The whole area is fenced and secured with an alarm system offering our guests safety and privacy! Staying in villa Daphne you will have advantages that only a few villas can offer you around Crete! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K10002989201More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The indoor pool can be heated with additional 30€ per day upon request. Payment Schedule: The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation. The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival. A refundable security deposit of 500€ is also required.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 2 Full baths
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About the Manager
Kostas G. Vasilakis (Property Manager Etouri Vacation Rental Management)
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 30 August 2020

We have just returned from the most amazing holiday, staying at Villa Daphne. We were greeted by the owner, Markus who was very attentive and welcomed us with a lovely hamper. The villa was clean, very spacious and the pool area was amazing. The beds...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank matto671
Reviewed 14 September 2019

What a wonderful holiday we have just had! We were 2 families with 2 babies and 2 3 year olds, the villa was perfect for us. Markos the owner was so friendly and helpful. The management company etouri were very impressive, they recommended restaurants, booked...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank tashu1986
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Villa Daphne is a Magnificent large 5 bed villa, surrounded by acres of olive trees, very private, but within 5 / 20 minutes of lovely beaches and the Old Town of Rethymno. The owner, Markos looked after us so well, making sure the villa was...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Freedom517971
Reviewed 14 February 2019

We are a family 2 adults and 3 teenageres. We stayed at villa dafne for two weeks in July 2018 and have booked to go back again in July 2019. The villa was spacious and clean. Fabulous location as you are close to shops, bars...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Trek43641265945
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We spent two weeks at Villa Daphne and had a fantastic time. Markos the owner was very helpful and provided grocery products for when we arrived. The villa was extremely spacious and spotlessly clean, with additional maid service on Tuesdays and Fridays. He children loved...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jon C
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfect from the contacts with the agency to the disponibility and kindness of the owner. We spend real quality time in this villa and would recommand it without hesitation. Thank you Kostas, Sofia and Markos!

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank camille462
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Large villa with very good surroundings which met the needs of our two families travelling together. Close distance to the beach and local tavernas.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Claus N
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Our trip was a family party of 9 people to celebrate an 80th birthday. We have stayed in many villas but this was the best by far, absolute luxury, it's as good as the photos and has some surprises. Markos,Kostas and Sophia looked after us...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank cathb636
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very nice house with a large pool on a perfect location. Amazing sea view and a total friendly renter! Perfect for a quiet, relaxing family trip.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank RalfR475
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Just everything you could wish for..a beautiful villa, very quiet and peaceful with fantastic views and easy reach to Rethymno town. The pool is lovely, the owner so kind and helpful with all the arrangements and advice on restaurants- the best villa we have stayed...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank GrandTour658011
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Gym
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Indoor Pool
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Daphne has an amazing location for unforgettable holidays! Totally isolated and centred in the middle of a rural area abundant with olive trees it offers full privacy for those wishing to stay in a luxury accommodation away from it all! Simultaneously the villa is only 1.5 km away from the beach, living areas and Sfakaki market. Also found at a distance of 5 km are the well known tourist resorts 'Platanias' and 'Adelianos Kampos' where you can find supplies, amenities, services and entertainment! Finally the city of Rethymno is 10 minutes (12 km) away by car! The location gives you the advantage of quiet and private holidays engulfed in Cretan nature but close to everything!
Getting around
The Villa is located in Sfakaki, just a short drive away from Rethymno. In close distance, you can find all kinds of amenities. Please see below where the closest ones can be found. -Closest beach: 1.4 km (Sfakaki Beach) -Mini market: 1.5 km -Super market: 2 km -Bakery: 1.9 km -Butcher: 2 km -Fresh fish: 2.5 km -Pharmacy: 1.9 km -Tavern or restaurant: 1.5 km (You have many more choices for restaurants and tavernas within a short distance away) -Heraklion Airport: 73 km -Chania Airport: 78 km
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach

Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Villa Daphne - Full Privacy, 100m2 Outdoor Pool, Indoor Pool, close to the beach must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.