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Villa Erondas I

Magnificent and spacious villa 4 bedrooms located in Rethymno, 4 bathrooms, private swimming pool, barbecue, pool table, garden, balcony, only 6km from the beach

In summary

The local materials that were used for the remodeling of Villa Erondas I, include untreated stones, tiles of the interwar era, cypress trunks and handmade bricks and an old trough, adhering to the traditional architecture and respecting the residence’s history. The traditional elements and their authentic character were preserved and highlighted throughout the villa: some exquisite pieces of furniture carefully restored, wall arches, wooden floors and ceilings, creating unique ambient spaces of high aesthetics. The villa is actually traditional residences (mid-18th to mid-20th century), in complete harmony with the environment, thanks to the careful restoration which recently took place and gracefully turned it in a luxurious, fully equipped villa, unique for long breaks in the beautiful island of Crete.

Villa Erondas I covers 220 m2 in its 3 levels and can accommodate up to 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Two more guests could be accommodated in folding beds, making this Villa big enough for large families or groups of friends.


Bedroom 1 : large double bed, with bathroom : Toilet, Bath with Shower, shower with hydro-massage column
Bedroom 2 : two single bed
Bedroom 3 : two single bed
Bedroom 4 : large double bed

Bathroom 2 : Toilet, Bath with Shower, shower with hydro-massage column
Bathroom 3 : Toilet, Bath with Shower, shower with hydro-massage column
Bathroom 4 : Toilet, Bath with Shower, Common use bathroom by the pool, incl. washing machine.


On the ground floor of Villa Erondas I lies 45 m2 studio, featuring a double bed (1.60x2.10), lovely sitting area with stone built benches and an open fireplace, a small but fully equipped kitchenette, TV, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a hydro-massage shower column.
In this level there is also a working area, with a wooden office, a laptop and printer. Climbing up the colourfully tiled paved stairs, guests will reach the open plan area of the first floor, boosting a comfortable living room area, with an open fireplace, a 46’ smart TV and a Playstation 4 console, just what you need for a family game.

Furthermore, the fully equipped kitchen provided everything you may need for your self-catered stay.

In addition, one more bedroom is located on this floor, providing two single beds (1.00x2.10) which could also be used as a Super King Size Bed (2.00x2.10).
Finally, there’s one family bathroom with a hydro-massage shower column.
Additionally, this level of Villa Erondas I is suitable for people with special needs and it’s wheelchair accessible (maximum width 60 cm) as it features special ramps, offering direct access to the pool terrace. The remaining two bedrooms of Villa Erondas I can be found on the top floor, one of which features a super king size bed (1.70x2.20) and the other one two single beds (1.00x2.10)
Last but not least, there’s one more kitchenette and a shared bathroom with a hydro-massage shower column on this floor.


The outdoor area of Villa Erondas I is like a dreamy place, offering full privacy, which you will never want to leave! Unwind by the 50 m2 private pool and enjoy the hot summer sun! Respecting the environment and our guests, our pool is eco-friendly, using UV lamps for cleaning.
The pool has a varying depth from 90 cm to 150 cm and features a special children’s compartment (40 cm deep) The 300 m2 pool terrace is paved with regional stone and equipped with sun beds and umbrellas, so you can stay there all day long!
Stone built BBQ facilities and a traditional oven are at your disposal to prepare your meals and try al fresco dining under shaded pergola with outdoor dining table and sitting area. Right next to the pool, there is also another bathroom with a shower for your convenience.
Additionally, there are lawn covered areas, perfect for the kids to play, and 200 m2 surrounding spaces with flower beds and additional relaxing areas, equipped with patio furniture.To make things even better, the verandas of Villa Erondas I occupy 100 m2 where you could have your breakfast or your night’s drink and let the cool summer breeze take all your worries away!


Villa Erondas I is located at a secluded spot, 25 km eastward of the city of Rethymno and constitute an ideal destination-choice for a memorable, relaxing vacation in the Cretan countryside, just 6 km and 10 km away respectively from the lovely sandy beaches of Panormo and Bali. The villa lies on the hillside of the picturesque village of Achlades, offering magnificent views of the surrounding olive groves and vineyards, along with the so coveted serenity and quietness everybody needs while on holiday. Erondas I is an alternative designation for the therapeutical herb, dittany, which in the Cretan dialect also means love. Moreover, the Villas are close to worth-visiting sites of historical significance, such as Ancient Eleftherna (vast archaeological site and brand new museum), Melidoni Cave and Arkadi Monastery, among others.

To note : Villa Erondas I can be rented with Villa Erondas II for a total of 10 bedrooms up to 20 people. 


  • Board games for kids

Entertainment, well-being & sports

  • Billiard / Pool table
  • Books
  • Cards and board games
  • DVD player
  • Internet access (wifi)
  • Outdoor private swimming pool
  • Satellite or cable program
  • Stereo sound system
  • TV

Equipment, facilities, events

  • Bikes
  • Heating

For your comfort and convenience

  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Hair dryer
  • Study room or den

Kitchen & Appliances

  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking utensils
  • Dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Lounge area on the terrace
  • Lounge chairs on the terrace
  • Outdoor dining table
  • Outside shower
  • Parking
  • Pool lounge chairs
  • Terraces
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What is Included

Included in rates

  • Bed and household linens
  • Cot + High Chair
  • Electricity, water, gas
  • Pool towels
  • Toiletries

Not included in rates

  • Airport transfer
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Car with driver
  • Chef
  • Child care, Baby sitting
  • Extra bed
  • Housecleaning upon departure : starting from 100.00 EUR
  • Massage
  • Pool heating : starting from 80.00 EUR Per Day
  • Villa pre-stocking

Rental conditions

- Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam
- Children welcome
- Due to the location of the villa, internet may not work properly or only in low speed (same for the telephone network). If there is an interruption of service we can not guarantee when the service will be running again.
- It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo
- No safety fence around the pool
- Pets considered
- Pool has no swimming guard
- Smoking is not allowed inside the house
- The house must be returned in the same condition of check in. Otherwise fees can be charged to the customer.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Language spoken by staff : English
- Check-in : 16:00 h - Check out : 11:00 h
- Amount of security deposit : 200.00 EUR
- Security deposit must be paid in the form of : In cash at the time of check-in

Reservation conditions

- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 40 %
- 2nd payment 50 Days to arrival day : 60 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- Advance payments can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Bank transfer.
- On site payment can be made with the following payment method : Cash.
- The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.

Cancellation policy and cancellation fees

- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email
- Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time
- For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable.
- Cancellation occurs less than 50 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo
- Booking Cancellation fee : 100 EUR
- Changes to confirmed arrangements fee : 100 EUR
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The Area

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Distance from

Airport (60 KM)
Beach (6 KM)
Supermarket (4 KM)


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