We enjoyed our stay in Diktamos Villas. Kostas (the owner) is very hospitable and kind. When we arrived we found some food and cold drinks for us that he had cooked - nice surprise when you are hungry and thirsty after the flight. The villas are very comfortable and clean!!!!! They are fully equipped with all the necessary
household appliances, the only thing I missed was the dishwasher). Also I appreciated that Kostas spent about an hour to tell about the places to visit - great!! The position is nice, it took only some minutes to get to the supermarket and the beach by car. For sure, we will come back again!!!
Lovely villa and pool in a great location with extremely helpful owner! Within walking distance of some lovely tavernas and local shops and within a few miles of a charming town. Kostas and Maria were very helpful and provided useful information about Crete as well as a warm welcome including a home cooked welcome meal.
We, a family of 4, stayed at Diktamos Villas in Villa Ammos for 2 weeks in July 2017. We had a wonderful stay and enjoyed both the house and the surroundings very much. The garden, the pool area and the house is very beautiful decorated and the house is fully equipped. The owner Mr. Kostas is very helpful and pleasant. Mr. Kostas wife has a seafood restaurant in the old venetian habour in Rethymnon it is really worth a visit. Rethymnon with all its shops, restaurants and bars is only a short drive away. We had dinner in Rethymnon 6-7 nights and then went back to the villa and enjoyed a drink in the peaceful and quiet surroundings before bedtime. The Villas are located in Atsipopoulo Village very close to the old part of the town which is very charming and picturesque.
Diktamos Villas are perfect if you wish to enjoy Crete away from the very touristy places but still close to Rethymnon and with the possibility of reaching all the sightseeing must-sees and also experience the “real” Crete.
Diktamos Villas is the best place we have stayed in Crete says, the whole Family, and we really hope to come back.
We really enjoyed our stay here. The villa and grounds were beautifully maintained, the pool area was delightful and everything was very clean.
The location was ideal for us. Astipopulo is a quiet village but it only took a few minutes drive to Rethymno. Being in the middle of the Island meant that many of the sites were reachable for day trips.
Above all, it was the warm welcome of our host Kostas and his wife Maria which made our stay so memorable. For example, arriving late in the evening after a tiring day travelling we found that Kostas had prepared a lovely supper for us!
We also enjoyed some local Cretan food, including honey, pastries and oranges, which was left for us. As we were keen to explore the island, Kostas had many suggestions for places to visit to get the most out of our stay.
We are looking forward to visiting again soon!
we had a very pleasant stay. The very good location. The neighborhood is calm. There is a traditional restaurant in a minute walk. Five minutes drive to the beautiful beach. Five minutes walk to the grocery store and bakery. The villa had all you might need. And thу very pleasant hosts.
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