Villa Joanna is a generously proportioned (200sqm) and a perfectly clean modern villa, which can accommodate up to 10 people in beds. Peacefully positioned, in a beautiful gently rolling countryside of olives groves and in a set of very large and pleasant low-walled gardens.
The unique benefits of Villa Joanna are:
- The house has been recently renovated, providing high standards of accommodation.
- It offers great spacious outdoor areas with full privacy which include a large ecological heated swimming pool with safety alarm, children's swimming pool and one organised barbecue area with dinning table!
- The location of the villa is excellent as it offers quick access to the beach which is 1.5 km away, urban areas and the national road which you can use in order to explore Crete.
- Having a separate independent studio from the main house is giving you the advantage of more privacy between your own group.
- The hospitality of the owner who is going to be there for you at any time in order to help or give you advices.
The villa is built on a 2,000 sqm plot of land, among olive groves and it is fenced by a low wall of beautifully arranged gardens with flower beds and some palm trees. In the rear part, there is a large private ecological heated pool and a separate children's pool. There are sun loungers and umbrellas around the swimming pool area. The pool can be heated with additional fee upon advance request. Additionally an organised children playground is found in the garden.
On the ground floor of the house, there is a living room for up to 10 people which offers a HDTV, video games and air-condition. Right after the living room, there is a fully equipped kitchen with a dining table for 6 people and a balcony. Finally, there is a bedroom with 2 single beds, en-suite bathroom and balcony.
Going up the staircase which is located in the living room of the house, you find yourself in a corridor which will guide you to the 2 remaining bedrooms. Both of them include a large double bed and one single bed, air-conditioning, big wardrobe, safe deposit box, en-suite bathroom and balconies with great view. One of them offers a small kitchenette (2 electrical hobs, fridge and sink), a baby cot and can be isolated from the other bedroom by an extra closing door.
Right next to the entrance of the main house, there is the entrance of a separate 35 sqm studio, built within the main house. The studio offers a kitchenette (2 electrical hobs, sink, fridge, microwave), a dining table for 4 people, 2 armchairs, a big wardrobe, a 5 sqm bathroom with shower and a 15 sqm bedroom with 2 single beds, air-conditioning and a balcony.
|Fenced||60m² ecological heated swimming pool|
|child pool||pool alarm|
|sun beds / umbrellas||children playground|
|charcoal BBQ||dining table|
|satellite 40” HDTV||Wi-Fi connection|
|iron/iron board||first aid kit|
|fridge/freezer||4 ring stove|
|dishwasher||espresso/filter coffee machine|
|toaster/kettle/blender||water filter machine|
Rethymno (15 km)
The renaissance city of Rethymno. A historic location where you may find many museums, food and entertainment.
Heraklion Airport (70 km)
The Kazantzakis Airport in Heraklion city. The biggest airport in Crete serving domestic and international flights. Easy Jet has flights to this airport as well.
Heraklion port (70.7 km)
Daily ferries are available from/to the port.
Chania Airport (83 km)
The international airport in Chania. The airport is the second largest with exclusive flights of Ryanair.
Souda port (66.3 km)
Daily ferries are available from/to the port.
Traditional tavern (1 km)
One of the best small traditional taverns in the area.
Supermarkets (2 km)
Also there is a mini market about 1.5 km away.
Butcher shop (3 km)
There is a butcher shop in Stavromenos area.
Bakery (3.4 km)
Gas station (3.5 km)
ATM (4.3 km)
In Skaleta area
Closest beach (1.5 km)
The closest beach to the villa is in Skaleta area.
Hospital (14 km)
General Hospital of Rethymno.
Pharmacy (3.4 km)
Panormo (10 km)
A town with shops, restaurants, cafes and bars with many clear-water beaches around, only 10 minutes drive from the villa!
Platanias (9.8 km)
A lively area with shops, restaurants, bars, cafeterias and clubs!
Bali beach (22.5 km)
Nestling in the surrounding mountains of the bay of Bali you will find the coastal village of the same name 34 km east of Rethymno. Visitors may choose from which of the small inlets to enjoy bathing at organised sandy beaches. The area offers a large number of tavernas and shops.
Arkadi Monastery (12.2 km)
One of the most historical places in Crete, well worth to visit it!
Margarites Village (13 km)
A village with great pottery and great traditional taverns as well.
Eleftherna Village (11.3 km)
The area where the finds of the homonymous ancient city are found. It is not known when the city was actually built but according to scientists there must have been life in the area in the Geometric period, that is 970-820 B.C. The area and the museum will be open in 2016.
Set in the wonderful village of Prinos, the villa's location is great, as you have the opportunity to visit all the well-known beaches and sightseeing of Rethymno with your car, taking only 5 to 20 minutes maximum.
Close to the villa you will find several beaches that you should visit. The closest one is part of the long sandy beach of Rethymno in Skaleta area (around 1.5 km away).
We will make suggestions and provide information on local places interest you may wish to visit, such as beaches and sightseeing spots and “out of the box” advice on each one.