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Villa Olivar

22 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
12 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Olivar is situated in a 1100m2 private estate in Mesi, a picturesque traditional Cretan village near Rethymno. The villa dominant on the edge of the village overlooks the green hills and the Mediterranean sea offering breathtaking views. The house is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. All areas of the house are fully equipped as well as tastefully decorated with the purpose to offer the guests the utmost in luxury in a warm and homely atmosphere. In the exterior of the villa, the gardens, the verandas, the gazebos, the outdoor living room and the 50m2 private pool complement the setting, in perfect harmony with the virgin nature, the olive and other trees surrounding the villa.Swim, sunbathe, admire the view, enjoy a romantic sunset or just relax. In the yard...Villa Olivar is situated in a 1100m2 private estate in Mesi, a picturesque traditional Cretan village near Rethymno. The villa dominant on the edge of the village overlooks the green hills and the Mediterranean sea offering breathtaking views. The house is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. All areas of the house are fully equipped as well as tastefully decorated with the purpose to offer the guests the utmost in luxury in a warm and homely atmosphere. In the exterior of the villa, the gardens, the verandas, the gazebos, the outdoor living room and the 50m2 private pool complement the setting, in perfect harmony with the virgin nature, the olive and other trees surrounding the villa.Swim, sunbathe, admire the view, enjoy a romantic sunset or just relax. In the yard, there is also a BBQ with a traditional wood-burning-oven, perfect for cooking delicious meals.The villa is absolutely safe for children and properly equipped to accommodate younger kids. Outdoors In the big garden of the 1100m2 private estate there is a 50m2 pool with sunbeds and umbrellas around, perfect for swimming and sunbathing. The villa has three verandas with wonderful views of different aspects of the landscape. All of them have gorgeous gazebos with lovely outdoor living areas ideal for moments of relaxation. The biggest one has an outdoor dining area too. Take your coffee or enjoy your meal admiring the amazing view. After your vacation, you will definitely remember the romantic sunsets you have enjoyed. There is also a barbeque and a traditional oven burning wood for delicious meals. Indoors Villa Olivar is a very spacious house of 200m2 with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (one of them en-suite), 2 kitchens and dining areas as well as a comfortable living room. All rooms are fully equipped and tastefully decorated, combining traditional features with an international style in order to create a warm, relaxing and homely atmosphere for the guests. Stay in a private estate in the picturesque village Mesi, at a place of exceptional natural beauty, with gardens, flowers, trees all around, Relax at a peaceful place away from crowded hotels, but still close to all amenities. Stay at a lovely house that combines the warmth of a country cottage and the comforts of a luxurious villa. Admire the breathtaking view of the exquisite natural setting from the green hills to the blue sea Take the chance to explore the beauties of the cretan nature and visit many historic sites of the island. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
House Swap
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stayed a week at Villa Olivar in July 2017, two families with adolescent children. It was a lovely villa, plenty of room, great outdoor space including shade and a very well maintained swimming pool (thanks to Manos, who looked after everything very well). Maria...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I stayed in Villa Olivar for the last two weeks in May. The first week was just the two of us.The second week our children and grand children joined us. It is a most beautiful villa with an excellent pool. The villa...More

1  Thank Sean F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from an amazing 8 days at Villa Olivar. Due to a late evening flight and a 1 hour 20 minute drive from Chania airport we arrived after midnight to the warmest of welcomes from Maria who manages the villa. She showed...More

2  Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited Vila Olivar as a group of family & friends in August. The villa had everything we could ask for and communication with the owner running up to the stay was second to none. Dr Nikos even put us in touch with a company...More

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About the Owner
Nikolaos S
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2010
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About the neighbourhood
Except for the benefits and the facilities of the house, our guests have the chance to experience some parts of the real traditional cretan life. You can buy bread and milk from the baker and the milkman that cross the village to sell their products. Almost every day, you will have fresh eggs from the hens of the neighbour. You will have the chance to try many local delicious dishes (and see how they are prepared, too) One of the most famous cretan dancers can teach you traditional Cretan dances if you wish. If you go for a walk in the village, you will see the shepherds taking care of their herds of sheep or their goats. In the nearby area, you will meet people working in the fields, cultivating their land. Furthermore, close to the village, there is a historic place ...
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