We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Mia - single-storey private villa with wifi & heated pool

LED lights illuminate the pool and terraces after dark
1 of 10LED lights illuminate the pool and terraces after dark
Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Gavalochori, Apokoronas, Chania Prefecture, Crete
COME HOME - COME TO VILLA MIA
From the Greek for 'One' - there is only one, and now you too can share the privacy and exclusivity afforded by this exquisite luxurious single-storey architect designed home, located in luscious gardens and enjoying stunning panoramic views over olive groves towards the White Mountains and the sea. This unique Cretan home, constructed and equipped to the highest specification, features a swimming pool that wraps around the villa and really has the WOW! factor.

As we were told by another property owner 'this is too good to rent out' - but we do!

We have focused over 20 years of experience of staying in other people's villas to inform our design, and now offer you a villa constructed and equipped to the highest standards, suitable all year round for families and parties of all ages, and s...
Read more
Listing #HL38652
About the Owner
Wendy D
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:67%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2007
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (9)

1 - 3 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing holiday. The villa is so well equipped and comfortable like a home away from home except with a pool, fantastic weather and beautiful views. Plenty of delicious places to eat out in walking distance and the beach is only a small drive...More

Thank charlotteemoss15
Reviewed 1 June 2015

One of the best holiday rentals that we have stayed in. The villa is like a real home from home that would be comfortable to live in at any time of year, It is spacious, clean and fully equipped ensuring that everyone is catered for...More

Thank PaulinaAlicja
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We had a great holiday staying at the Villa Mia. Housekeeping, excellent, information, directions, booking procedure etc perfect. The Villa is well equipped with everything we needed and more. Situated on the edge of the village in walking distance to the Taverna, bakery and shop,...More

1  Thank lotusengland
Management response:Responded 15 October 2013

Many thanks, glad that you had such a lovely time. This is much more than a business to us and we put our heart and soul into it, so nice that people appreciate what we do.

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$184 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser’s discretion

For the safety and comfort of all our guests and to ensure the cleanliness of the villa we do NOT allow smoking or pets anywhere within the property or gardens.

PAYMENT METHODS - We accept payment by cheque or funds transfer in GBP pounds sterling to our UK bank account or in Euros to our bank in Greece or the UK. We also accept credit or debit card via paypal.

A non-returnable deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking with the balance due 8 weeks before departure. Should you need to cancel your holiday we will do our best to re-let the period for which you have cancelled and, if successful, will return your deposit minus a small charge for administration. However, if we are unable to find alternative guests your deposit will be forfeit. We can provide letters of proof for claims on holiday insurance.
From time to time we offer last-minute or early-bird discounts. Please contact us for further details.

CHAN...
more
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighbourhood
Gavalohori stands at the end of a green and wooded valley leading the 3.5 km to the sea at Almirida. The village is renowned for keeping ancient Cretan traditions alive, including the manufacture of hand made lace, silk, pottery and honey. As a holiday destination it offers a wide range of facilities, English spoken in shops and restaurants and yet retaining the Cretan charm

Beautiful Chania with its Venetian port, is an easy drive, whilst Rethimnon, with its characteristic Turkish minarets and attractive harbour and leather markets, is 25 km along the coast in the other direction. Sandy beaches abound, offering watersports (including scuba), safe family swimming or horseriding.

Just across the road is the lane to the museum and also here is a small taverna which serves amazing food, se...
more
Getting around
Car hire is recommended but not 100% required. The villa is 45 minutes drive from the nearest airport at Chania and just 7 minutes drive from the nearest beach.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania (Souda): 40.0 km
Ferry: Souda: 20.0 km
Crete can be reached by direct charter flights from May to October, and easily on scheduled flights via Athens all year round. The journey time is around 4 hours from the UK.

*EasyJet fly to Athens from Luton and Manchester, and all the major charter companies fly direct to Chania (CHQ), which is less than an hours drive away. RyanAir now offer a number of direct, affordable, flights directly to Chania from UK airports as do Norwegian. EasyJet also fly to Heraklion from Gatwick, Luton and Manchester, as do Jet2 Tui and, Thomas Cook. Heraklion is about 2 hours drive away.
Aegean fly to Athens daily from Heathrow, then there is only a further 1 hour hop to Chania.

*We recommend local company Autoclub for car hire - they will meet you at the airport, speak excellent English, and have a we...
more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
Nearby cities
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL38652
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply