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Ready for another day in paradise. Shade and relaxation - but really waiting for sundowners!
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Peace!!!
Ready for another day in paradise.
Shade and relaxation - but really waiting for sundowners!
Waiting for the sun.
Breakfast in the warmth and shade.
Sun up - umbrellas waiting to be used.
Large enough kitchen? Also has every amenity.
Dining and kitchen - must get some wine!
Living and relaxing.
Looking out over the pool. Children in the pool can clearly be seen from the living room.
Sofa-bed area - also looks out over the pool.
Sofa-bed with privacy screens in place.
Master bedroom and balcony.
Master bedroom en-suite
Second bedroom - balcony has mountain views.
Second bedroom en-suite
Twin bedded room.
Twin room balcony.
Front of Villa - looks away from the sea towards the mountains.
Let the men cook supper tonight on the big big BBQ!
Front of House decoration.
Nearby Diaskiri Beach Taverna which also has shaded sunbeds for hire and is only five minutes away.
Makrigialos Beach - Nicely shelved and Blue Flag Bathing - perfect for children
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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Makry-Gialos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

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Petermac9...
Reading, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Don't think twice - book and go!”
Reviewed 1 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Seven adults and two children (aged 6 and 4) loved this villa and all want to go back! We loved its internal layout, fabulous standard of furnishings inside and out, and for BBQ lovers this is a real treat. It is exceptiionally well equipped - two dishwashers!! It was immaculate on arrival. We loved the pool area, the loungers and outside furniture great for reading and relaxation and just hanging out together.

The air conditioning was very good and in the August heat much appreciated. Take a trip on to the roof terrace, lie on your back and marvel at the stars.

We loved Diaskari Beach, a short drive (or even walk) away, having a sunshade and a great taverna - bliss. Makri-Gialos has plenty to offer too - it just felt relaxed and very Greek - just as Nigel V described.

Our group having two cars were able to split for trips - thanks for your recommendations Martin. We enjoyed exploring Sitia, Ierapetra. Pefki and the general countryside around, - the scenery is stunning.

If you want total peace, comfort and relaxation away from crowds and noise this is for you.
Cannot recommend it highly enough.

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Liked best: Better than home from home
Liked least: Arriving back at Gatwick to 12 degrees at 2.00 a.m.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 18 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Dawn S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent villa in a great location.”
Reviewed 8 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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We had a lovely and relaxing holiday in Villa Estia. It has excellent facilities and was big enough for my 3 teenagers, 18, 16 and 14 years old to have their own space when they wanted to. Villa Estia is private but within a short drive to lovely beaches and an array of very good tavernas. We also had meals at the villa and really enjoyed the fabulously arranged outdoor space. Villa Estia is one of the best villas we have stayed in and Crete is a beautiful and interesting island with great museums. I recommend Villa Estia if you want to have a stress-free, luxurious and happy holiday.

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Liked best: The villa was private and finished to a high standard.
Liked least: The bumpy road to get to the villa.
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Reviewed 31 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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