4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 50m2 pool, great patio with fully equipped BBQ and outside furnitures, 10 minutes walking to all amenities and 15 minutes driving to famous Preveli palm beach! Ideal for big families and groups!
Loudis Villa is ideal for those wanting a villa vacation immersed in the Cretan countryside but easily accessible to Rethymno (30 min.) and all the famous south beach locations. Surrounded by vineyards, groves, fruit orchard. Delightful view especially from the pool, with all the right touches for a graceful, nourishing holiday with family and friends.
The house itself is elegantly appointed, beautifully maintained and of an appealing size and layout that works well for many different group configurations, ideal for four to five couples or adults with children.
The owner speaks English, is very welcoming, helpful and happy to prepare true Cretan using recipes passed down from generation to generation, providing lovely home cooked meals from his own regional tavern. Also, the owner lives nearby and he will be available during your stay for anything you may need.
The hillside setting of Villa has been developed sensitively to create gracious outdoor living and today the property offers an exceptionally lovely garden and pool area. A large shady pergola in the garden, with a fully equipped BBQ, plus the newly added furnishings at the pool give you plenty of opportunity to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Loudis Villa really offers you a complete villa vacation experience.
Regarding location, you want to have the right services and amenities close at hand for the experience you are envisioning. This villa is well suited to those who want to combine easy touring options with a relaxed, tranquil countryside setting; a highly desirable but not easily achievable combination. The location of the villa offers the opportunity to get to know small surrounding villages with no more than a scenic 10 minute drive. Spili (500 meters from the villa) is among the best known of villages near to Rethymno, and is well prepared for tourism. There are several good restaurants, a charming square with the 25 fountains, water mills, patisseries and various concerts and cultural activities to enjoy in the summer time. Given the importance of its location, almost all basic services can be found in Spili, such as banks, post office, telecommunications, health centre, police station and even the Cathedral Conference Centre. The palm beach of Preveli is located there, and so are the villages of Plakias, Rodakino and Frangokastello and between them several other beaches of different types. This is your everyday village, and gives you a chance to live locally.
The property enjoys a superb location with wonderful views of the countryside. There are 700 sq m of grounds. There are three terraces, a covered one off the living area with views of the pool area, a fully equipped BBQ and outside furniture, ideal for outdoor meals, a second off the kitchen overlooking the orchards and a third on the other side of the kitchen in a garden shaded by trees. Within one hectare of land, the property has a spacious well-established garden with lawns and planted with olive trees. There is a beautiful, large, private pool of 50m2 - 1.70 depth) and a shallow one for children. There is a shower by the pool. There are numerous seating areas and covered terraces and beautiful views across the countryside.
The Villa is graced with new bathrooms and large airy rooms with both window screens and air conditioning. Loudis Villa is as good a choice for off-season as in, given the size, comfort and position of the property.
Loudis Villa has a 200 sq. m. surface, divided in two floors. The Ground floor consists of a fabulous living room, which is the unique feature of the house, with both a lovely seating area and a gracious dining area in a room ringed in windows for exceptional light and views in all seasons. Additionally, a fully equipped kitchen, one double bedroom and a bathroom are also located on this level.
The remaining three bedrooms can be found on the upper floor, two with double bed and one with two single beds. Two more family bathrooms also exist on the first floor.
-Welcome basket, courtesy of the owner that includes wine, bottled water, refreshments, fruit, nuts, coffee and breakfast items.
-Bed linen, bathroom towels, pool towels, covers and blankets provided.
-Housekeeping, towels and linen changes once per week.
-Pool and garden cleaning twice per week.
-Baby cot, high chair and baby’s equipment are available upon request.
-Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.
-Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa.
-Free Parking space inside the villa area.
-All in-house electronics are available, including a dishwasher, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, CD and DVD players, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, washing machine, iron and iron board.
-24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.
Guests have the entire property to their private use! Full access inside and outside the Villa! No shared areas!
Interaction with guests
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!
Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!
At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!
Other things to note
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Babysitting, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think! (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
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My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to returned to my birthplace, Rethymno city,Greece.
I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in the wonderful town of Rethymno, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and give a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!
The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!
At your arrival day, it is always the owners of the property of your choice, that will welcome and greet you, but I will also be available for communication, any questions that may occur and anything else you may need!
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday, responsible for your day to day needs, seven days a week – making recommendations and reservations, organising anything you may require and always be at the end of the line, in case of any problems.
Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to make sure that your hosts will be waiting for you in the property and welcome you to your holiday home or even arrange a meeting point for them to pick you up, if needed! We will also arrange any other details, from special dietary requirements to particular requests!
Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!
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