The villa is housed in a restored traditional stone house of two floors(178,93 m²) in the village Sgourokefali in Heraklion. By decision of the Municipality of Heraklion - Urban Planning, the hostel was characterized as traditional. The restoration was done with more care by artisans of the stone so as not to lose the character of the house. It retains all the elements of traditional architecture, combining respect for tradition with the comforts of a modern guesthouse.
The ground floor has a separate, fully equipped kitchen with a fireplace, large living room with an arch separating the living from the dining room, spacious bedroom with double bed (15 sq.m.) overlooking the eastern courtyard and a large bathroom with Jacuzzi. The living room of the ground floor has traditional furnishing and a fireplace. The ground floor of the hostel around two courtyards is filled with flowers, colors, smells, where guests can relax and enjoy the view. In the courtyard entrance (west terrace) there is an old well and old stone staircase, which give a specific tone in the place.
The eastern courtyard of the hotel has a swimming pool (Pool size: 4m width. / Length 6m. / Depth 1.40 m). The pool water is fresh, not sea, disinfected with a modern and eco-system with ozone. This system gives the best disinfection with minimal use of chemicals and also provides ozone therapy. The place has a barbecue. Here visitors can enjoy coffee or a meal in the lounge by the pool or dine under the wooden pergola. The floor of the hostel consists of a bedroom (15 sq.m.) with two single beds, one bedroom (23 sq.m.) with double bed and a sofa - bed for two persons, bathroom with hydro massage shower (Jacuzzi). Both bedrooms have a sharing balcony.
Also, from the hall you have access to another large balcony.
* The villa can accommodate up to 8 people
welcome package : wine, water, raki, olive oil.
cleaning : room 2x per week towels 2x week sheets 2x week
indoors : central heting , iron & board fly screen
outdoors : Fresh Water, swimming pool 4x6 meters width (0.80 to 1.40 depth) , sun terrace, sun beds, umbrellas, shower , sitting area, bbq, covered terrace
children : baby cot (on request), baby chairs
Villa inbound facilities
Living Room : internet(wifi) access , fireplace, sat tv, dvd player, stereo system
Kitchen : dish washer, toaster, 4 hot plates, oven, fridge, freezer, micro wave, coffe maker, kettle, sandwich toaster, terrace (access to poll area) extractor fan
Dining area : table & chairs
Bathroom : washing machine, wc, hairdryer, jacuzzi, corner bath
Bedroom : double bed , airco/heating , sat tv, terrace (access to pool area, internet(wifi)
Bathroom : hydromassage bath, wc, hairdryer
Bedroom : sharing balcony, 2 single beds, airco/heating, sat tv, internet(wifi)
Bedroom : double bed, pull up sofa bed (2 persons) , airco/heating, sat tv, sharing balcony , internet(wifi)
* No pets allowed
The hostel is fully equipped to better serve visitors with:
- Air conditioning and heating in all rooms
- Satellite TV / TV in all rooms
-Iron, ironing board
- Iron - Cd player
- Swimming pool 4x6 width (0.80 to 1.40 depth) ) / sun beds
- Fully-equipped kitchen (electric kitchen, microwave oven, coffee machine, toaster)
- Face/bath/pool towels, / Change of sheets and maid service twice a week.
- Free private parking
- Free (5) bikes and (2) children's seats
Check in after: 2:00 PM
Check out before: 12:00 PM
Sgourokefali is a wonderful village, with breathtaking view, just 18 km away from the city, the port and the airport of Heraklion and only 10km from Amnissos beach. There are some shops in the village (two mini markets, three coffee shops, a bakery and some butcher's) . In no more than a km away , in Episkopi village, you an also find supermarkets, oil station,coffee shops and traditional cafes,chemist's and a medical center.
All the famous archaeological sights of Heraklion prefecture are very easily accessible from Sgourokefali : you can visit Helithia's cave, Knossos, Amnissos,Archanes and Vathipetro. You can also visit the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion,the Archaeological Museum of Archanes, Nikos Kazantzakis' Museum in Myrtia etc. or some well known monasteries such as Agarathos' monastery,Virgin Mary's (Panagia) Monastery, St John's Monastery etc.
Just 1,300 m. from the village the visitor has the chance to walk in Karteros' canyon, a place of unique natural beauty, named after Karteros' river, which flows along the canyon (22 km in length). The canyon is perfect for long walks and routes in the amazing nature. It is safe, easily accessible and there are signs all around. While walking through the canyon the visitor will have the opportunity to admire ancient Eltina, the minoan cemetary of Astraki and the ancient settlement of Myrtia, places of great historical and archaeological importance.
Airport 18 km
Episkopi 1 km
Port 20 km
Down town 20 km
Beach 10 km
Rethymno 98 km
Taverna 1 km
Agia Galini 85 km
Mini Market 0.070 km
Agios Nikolaos 71 km
Hospital 15 km
Hersonissos 23 km
Malia 32 km
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