Villa Gaia

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Gaia Villa Traditional

- Villa Gaia is a stone built house which offers modern facilities. -

  • Gaia Villa Traditional

    Gaia Villa Traditional

  •  Gaia Villa

    Gaia Villa

  •  Gaia Villa

    Gaia Villa

  •  Gaia Villa

    Gaia Villa

5paxoccupancy

Gaia Villa TraditionalVilla Gaia is a stone built house which offers modern facilities.

Welcome to villa Gaia in the village of Skouloufia. This traditional Cretan style stone house is situated in a quiet area in the village Skouloufia 18km from Rethymno. The villa is built in one floor layout. There is a big yard with swimming pool, barbeque area and private parking. The house has a large veranda with dining table and pergola. Ideally suitable for 5 persons there are three bedrooms in this Villa, all with view to the sea – one with double bed and terrace, one with semi-double bed and terrace and one with twin beds.

Gaia Villa Traditional is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K122K2768301.

 


  • Veranda

    Veranda

    In the front yard of the house, there is a veranda covered with a large table and 6 seats.From there, the guest can enjoy the calmness of the region and the view to the countryside and the sea.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

    The kitchen has all the necessary equipment such as oven, fridge with freezer, coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, dishes, forks, knives and spoons. It is also equipped with a children's chair.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

    Entering the house there is a spacious dining and living room on the right , traditionally decorated with a fireplace and Smart Sat -TV with BluRay player and an open plan fully equipped kitchen on the left.

  • Bedrooms

    Bedrooms

    In the house, there are 3 bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with 2 single beds and one with 1 single bed. There is an optional baby cot, which is placed in the bedroom with the double bed.All of the rooms are air-conditioned, with a separate device for each room.

  • Bathrooms

    Bathrooms

    There is a bathroom/wc with jacuzzi in the house, which also includes a laundry machine. Towels, soap and laundry powder are provided.


Description of Gaia Villa Traditional

Villa Gaia is a traditional stone built house, recently renovated (2008), located in a quiet area in the village Skouloufia, 18km away from Rethymno. The villa is built in one floor layout. On the exterior of the house, there is a big yard with a 25sqm swimming pool with sunchairs and umbrellas around it , a stone made barbecue and a garden. There is also a large veranda with a dining table covered by a pergola. The house has a spectacular view to the sea and the surrounding area, which the visitor can enjoy from the yard.

Ideally suitable for 5 people, there are three bedrooms in the Villa, all with view to the sea – one with double bed and terrace, one with semi-double bed and terrace and one with twin beds. A baby cot is also provided to the guests.

The house has a spacious dining and living room, traditionally decorated, with a fireplace and a smart satellite TV with a Blueray player and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. There is also one bathroom with W/C, and hydro massage bath.

All of the rooms are fully air conditioned. The combination of the air conditioning, the fireplace and the sun heating makes the house suitable for all the seasons of the year.

There are many villages with tavernas, mini markets and pharmacies nearby, as well as many historical sightseeing like the Arkadi monastery (8kms away) and the ancient Eleytherna (7kms away). The nearest beach is only 6 km away from the villa, in the village Stavromenos.

Amenities of Gaia Villa Traditional

Outdoor
Balcony with sitting area Pool Area
Fully fenced Dining table
Indoor
Smart TV Fully Air-Conditioned
Free WiFi Internet Washing machine
Hairdryer Iron / Board
Towels - Linen Safe Box
Desk Wardrobe / Closet
Kitchenette
Fridge / Freezer 4 ring Stove / Oven
Espresso / Filter Coffee machine Toaster / Kettle 
Complete dishes & utensils Dining Table

* Children Friendly

The prices include the VAT tax. all the local taxes and there is no extra charging for cleaning and linen and towel changing.

Prices
01/01 - 31/04 100 euros
01/05 - 31/05 110 euros
01/06 - 30/06 150 euros
01/07 - 31/08 200 euros
01/09 - 30/09 150 euros
01/10 - 31/12 100 euros

 


Distances

Useful distances from the property to places of interest

Places of interest

Heraklion Airport (76.2 km.)
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Chania Airport (85.1 km.)
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Port Rethymno (18.0 km.)
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Heraklion Port (76.3 km.)
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Chania Port (72 km.)
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Closest beach (7.2 km.)
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Rethymno City (18.9 km.)
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Skouloufia village (1.5 km.)

The village of Skouloufia is located near the ancient city-state of Eleftherna. It is a very old traditional
village, which has been attested in the Venetian tax registers of the 15th and 16th centuries as Spilufia.
The village has historical interest, as there are many Byzantine churches there, but it also has natural beauty, with many trees and natural springs.

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Margarites Village (12.8 km.)

Margarites is a village well known for its pottery production tradition.The village has also several Byzantine churches and it is known for it's traditional architecture, as it has a lot of traditional buildings, many of them built during the era of the Venetian occupation of Crete.

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Melidoni Village (14.5 km.)

the village of Melidoni is found approximately 27km east of Rethymnon.It has developed considerably although there are still some old Venetian buildings to be seen in the back streets if you take a walk through.The village has its own bakery, petrol station and small grocery shops as well as tavernas and cafes.

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Melidoni Cave (15.7 km.)

The cave is just 2km away from the village of Melidoni.The village of Melidoni and the cave were named after Antonios Melidonis, one of the protagonists of the rebellion against the Turks, who originated from the village.Gerontospilios is very important due to the archeological findings, some of which are exhibited in the Archeological Museum of Rethimnon.According to mythology Talos lived here, a prehistoric giant robot that Zeus gave to King Minos as a present to protect the island of Crete by crossing it from side to side with just a few steps. The cave’s history goes back to the late Neolithic period and during the Minoan period (2100 – 1600 B.C) the cave was a worship site. During the Roman period the cave was used as a sanctuary of Hermes and sacrifices were performed here to honor him.

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Panormo (16.5 km.)

Panormo, is one of the most beautiful villages of Crete and is located in the north coast of Crete, 22 kilometers east of Rethymno and 55 west of Heraklion. The lovers of the natural landscape will admire the estuaries of Geropotamos, that form a wonderful lake.The village is famous for it's beautiful beaches and it's picturesque architecture. In Panormo, there is a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.

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Mpali (27.8 km.)

Bali, between Rethymno and Iraklio, is a beach resort. In recent years, Bali has grown a lot and become a popular resort for families, thanks to its excellent beaches. Bali is a quiet place, as there aren't nightclubs there.As a result it is an ideal place for families

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Fragma Potamon (27.9 km.)

The lake of the rivers is formed by the barrier of the rivers in Amari region, which was constructed in 2009. The lake is located in the valley of Amari, 25kms southeast of Rethymno.The lake has a capacity of 23 million cubic meters and is an important wetland of Crete. Many species of birds and animals live in the region. Moreover, it becomes more and more known to the tourists, who come to admire the beautiful scenery.

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Anogeia (38.3 km.)
Anogia is a prominent village set on the northern slopes of Psiloritis Mountain at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level, positioned in a way that can supervise a significant part of of the area surrounding it. The name derives from its position which is set high up in the mountains.Anogia goes back to the first Byzantine period. The village was a center of revolutions and revolts during the Ottoman period.It is one of the most interesting villages in Crete as the locals vary from other Cretans in their traditions, customs, social life, folk art and the local dialect. Click here to get directions.
Preveli Beach (48.2 km.)

Preveli is located about 35kms south of Rethymno and 10kms east of Plakias. The beach of Preveli, also known as Lake Preveli or Phoenix, is located at the exit of the imposing Kourtaliotiko Gorge, where the Great River (Megas Potamos) is flowing.It is certainly the most famous beach in southern Crete, accepting thousands of visitors every summer. On the banks of the Great River there is a forest of palm trees, which give the region the sense of an African landscape. The river has water all year round. You can walk along the river, under the shade of palm trees and other trees, and explore the beautiful canyon. You can also swim in the cold ponds formed in the gorge.

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Georgoupoli (39.8 km.)
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Arkadi Monastery (8.1 km.)
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Gaia Villa Modern

- Spacious Modern Villa with Pool and Amazing View! -

  • Gaia Villa Modern

    Gaia Villa Modern

8paxoccupancy

Gaia Villa ModernSpacious Modern Villa with Pool and Amazing View!

Villa Gaia Modern is built in a peaceful location, at the edge of a traditional village surrounded by olives, oaks and Cretan herbs. The villa is spacious with 4 bedrooms which cover the needs of 8 people. In the outside space, there is a 25sqm pool with sun chairs and umbrellas and a barbecue. The villa has 4 verandas and a spectacular view to the sea, the countryside and the town of Rethymno, but also to the mountain Psiloritis. It is remote and quiet, but also near many villages and the town. As a result, all the needed facilities like restaurants, super markets, gas stations and farmacies are provided very close to the house. The main road from Chania to Heraklion is only 6 kms away, so every city and many sightseeings of the island are easily accessible. The villa is near important sight seeings like the Arcadi Monastery and the ancient city of Eleytherna, and the museum of the Ancient Eleytherna. Villa Gaia Modern is ideal for families and companies who would like to experience the Cretan village life, without being away from the modern life facilities.

Gaia Villa Modern is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K122K2768301.

 


  • Bedrooms

    Bedrooms

    There are 2 bathrooms in the house, one on the ground floor and one on the upper floor. Both of them have toilet, bath and shower, with shower enclosure. The upper floor bathroom is equipped with a jacuzzi and a laundry machine too. Towels, soap and laundry powder are provided.

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

    There are 2 bathrooms in the house, one on the ground floor and one on the upper floor. Both of them have toilet, bath and shower, with shower enclosure. The upper floor bathroom is equipped with a jacuzzi and a laundry machine too. Towels, soap and laundry powder are provided.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

    The kitchen has all the necessary equipment such as oven, fridge with freezer, coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, dishes, forks, knives and spoons. It is also equipped with a children's chair.

  • Dining

    Dining

    The dining area is joined with the kitchen and the living room. It's capacity is 6 seats and it also has an optional child's highchair.

  • Living room

    Living room

    The house has a spacious dining and living room, with a fireplace and satellite smart tv. There is a dining room and two sofas. The living room is air-conditioned and has a wifi internet access.

  • Verandas

    Verandas

    There are 4 verandas in the house, 2 on the ground floor and 2 on the upper floor. From there, the guest can enjoy the calmness of the region and the view to the countryside.

  • Pool

    Pool

    Private pool 25 sqm, ideal for relaxation times!


Description of Gaia Villa Modern

Villa Gaia Modern is a brand-new house built in 2018. The villa is suitable both for​ families and groups of people who want to have unforgettable​ vacations in Crete. It is situated in a quiet area in the village Skouloufia, 18km away from Rethymno. The villa is built in two floors layout. It has two yards, a barbecue area and a private parking. The house has four verandas overall, one of them in front of the pool, where the guests can relax and enjoy their food or drink along with the beautiful view to the sea and the town of Rethymno, but also to the countryside and the mountain Psiloritis. It is suitable for up to 8 people. There are four bedrooms, all with ​view to the sea.​ Two of the bedrooms have double​ beds and the other two have two twin beds each. All of the bedrooms have access to the verandas. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious​ dining and living room with fireplace and a smart Sat-TV. The house has two bathrooms, one of them equipped with a jacuzzi​. Around the villa, there are many villages with tavernas, mini markets, gas stations and pharmacies nearby, as well as many historical sightseeings like the Arcadi Monastery and the archaeological site and the museum of the Ancient Eleytherna. The nearest beach is only 6 km away from the villa and the city of Rethymno is only 18kms away.

In the house, there are 4 bedrooms, 2 with a double bed and 2 with 2 single beds each. One of the double bed bedrooms is on the ground floor and the other bedrooms are on the upper floor. There is an optional baby cot, which is placed in the bedroom with the double bed.All of the rooms are air-conditioned, with a separate device for each room.

On the exterior of the villa there a big yard with a veranda and the swimming pool which has a size of 25 sqm, with sun chairs and umbrellas around. Also a barbecue and second veranda in front of the swimming pool, with beautiful views to the countryside. Finally, there is a parking place for the vehicles.

Other:
A car can be hired for the guest if it is asked.

Special interest holidays:
Quiet rural area, ideal for families and groups of people who would like to explore the Cretan countryside.
There are many historical sightseeings near the villa.
Beaches with sea sports activities are in Rethymno, 18kms from the villa (15 minutes by car).
Coast/Beach:
The distance to the beach is 6km (5 minutes by car). The nearest beach is in the seaside village of Stavromenos.

Amenities of Gaia Villa Modern

Outdoor
Fully fenced Dining table
Balcony with sitting area Pool Area
Indoor
Smart TV Fully Air-Conditioned
Free WiFi Internet Washing machine
Hairdryer Iron / Board
Towels - Linen Safe Box
Desk Wardrobe / Closet
Kitchenette
Fridge / Freezer 4 ring Stove / Oven
Espresso / Filter Coffee machine Toaster / Kettle 
Complete dishes & utensils Dining Table

* Children Friendly

The prices include the VAT tax. all the local taxes and there is no extra charging for cleaning and linen and towel changing.

Prices
01/01 - 31/03 150 euros
01/04 - 30/04 160 euros
01/05 - 31/05 180 euros
01/06 - 30/06 210 euros
01/07 - 31/08  300 euros
01/09 - 30/09 210 euros
01/10 - 31/10 160 euros
01/11 - 31/12 150 euros

 


Distances

Useful distances from the property to places of interest

Places of interest

Heraklion Airport (76.2 km.)
Click here to get directions.
Chania Airport (85.1 km.)
Click here to get directions.
Closest beach (7.2 km.)
Click here to get directions.
Rethymno City (18.9 km.)
Click here to get directions.
Skouloufia village (1.5 km.)

The village of Skouloufia is located near the ancient city-state of Eleftherna. It is a very old traditional
village, which has been attested in the Venetian tax registers of the 15th and 16th centuries as Spilufia.
The village has historical interest, as there are many Byzantine churches there, but it also has natural beauty, with many trees and natural springs.

Click here to get directions.
Skouloufia village (1.5 km.)

The village of Skouloufia is located near the ancient city-state of Eleftherna. It is a very old traditional
village, which has been attested in the Venetian tax registers of the 15th and 16th centuries as Spilufia.
The village has historical interest, as there are many Byzantine churches there, but it also has natural beauty, with many trees and natural springs.

Click here to get directions.
Melidoni Village (14.5 km.)

the village of Melidoni is found approximately 27km east of Rethymnon.It has developed considerably although there are still some old Venetian buildings to be seen in the back streets if you take a walk through.The village has its own bakery, petrol station and small grocery shops as well as tavernas and cafes.

Click here to get directions.
Panormo (16.5 km.)

Panormo, is one of the most beautiful villages of Crete and is located in the north coast of Crete, 22 kilometers east of Rethymno and 55 west of Heraklion. The lovers of the natural landscape will admire the estuaries of Geropotamos, that form a wonderful lake.The village is famous for it's beautiful beaches and it's picturesque architecture. In Panormo, there is a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.

Click here to get directions.
Mpali (27.8 km.)

Bali, between Rethymno and Iraklio, is a beach resort. In recent years, Bali has grown a lot and become a popular resort for families, thanks to its excellent beaches. Bali is a quiet place, as there aren't nightclubs there.As a result it is an ideal place for families

Click here to get directions.
Fragma Potamon (27.9 km.)

The lake of the rivers is formed by the barrier of the rivers in Amari region, which was constructed in 2009. The lake is located in the valley of Amari, 25kms southeast of Rethymno.The lake has a capacity of 23 million cubic meters and is an important wetland of Crete. Many species of birds and animals live in the region. Moreover, it becomes more and more known to the tourists, who come to admire the beautiful scenery.

Click here to get directions.
Anogeia (38.3 km.)
Anogia is a prominent village set on the northern slopes of Psiloritis Mountain at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level, positioned in a way that can supervise a significant part of of the area surrounding it. The name derives from its position which is set high up in the mountains.Anogia goes back to the first Byzantine period. The village was a center of revolutions and revolts during the Ottoman period.It is one of the most interesting villages in Crete as the locals vary from other Cretans in their traditions, customs, social life, folk art and the local dialect. Click here to get directions.
Preveli Beach (48.2 km.)

Preveli is located about 35kms south of Rethymno and 10kms east of Plakias. The beach of Preveli, also known as Lake Preveli or Phoenix, is located at the exit of the imposing Kourtaliotiko Gorge, where the Great River (Megas Potamos) is flowing.It is certainly the most famous beach in southern Crete, accepting thousands of visitors every summer. On the banks of the Great River there is a forest of palm trees, which give the region the sense of an African landscape. The river has water all year round. You can walk along the river, under the shade of palm trees and other trees, and explore the beautiful canyon. You can also swim in the cold ponds formed in the gorge.

Click here to get directions.
Georgoupoli (39.8 km.)
Click here to get directions.
Arkadi Monastery (8.1 km.)
Click here to get directions.

Location

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  • Moni Arkadiou

    Moni Arkadiou

Moni ArkadiouA historic monastery

The Monastery of Arkadi is a historic monastery in Crete. According to tradition it was founded by Emperor Heraklion and rebuilt around the 5th century by the Byzantine Emperor Arcadius, whose name bears his honor. Others said it was founded by a monk who is named Arcadius and therefore monastery is calles Arkadi.Remains of the first monastery have been preserved in the northwestern part of the enclosure. The most important part of Arkadi Monastery is the central two-aisled church , the Catholicon , which is dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Savior ( one aisle ) , and the Saints Constantine and Helen ( the other aisle ) , surrounded by very thick yard walls in which there various auxiliary buildings . The Turkish yoke in Crete count already two hundred and fifty years when - after ongoing uprisings - Cretan rebels began to gather in Arkadi from March 3, 1866 . The attack began on 8 November 1866. In the monastery there were 964 souls , 325 men and the rest women and children.

  • Ancient Eleftherna

    Ancient Eleftherna

Ancient ElefthernaA huge ancient landscape.

Ancient Eleftherna is situated about 18 km of Melidoni. Thousands findings , which are unimpeachable witnesses of the history of Eleftherna , have come from the three major , systematic excavations of the University of Crete. And about 500 of them were selected to set up the exhibition " Eleftherna : City - Acropolis - Necropolis " launched at the Cycladic Art Museum in Athens in December 2004. Ancient Eleftherna was visited to the public in 2008 while the excavation is continued with significant findings.

  • Rethymno

    Rethymno

RethymnoWelcome to the city of Rethymnon, a place blessed with beauty, embraced by breathtaking mountains and the deep blue of the Mediterranean.

Rethymno is a city of approximately 40,000 people in Greece, the capital of Rethymno regional unit on the island of Crete. It was built in antiquity, but was never a competitive Minoan centre.

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