Only a short drive from beautiful sandy beaches and watersports facilities, this modern, two storey villa is set in an elevated position surrounded by sun terraces and lawns. The villa enjoys spectacular views across vineyards and olive trees to the mountains and sea beyond.
Enjoy Cretan hospitality - and free coffee, wine and raki - at the café/bar within the resort and relax into a memorable family holiday.An open-plan, modern living area opens up to the ground floor. Large picture windows at ground and first floor look out onto the swimming pool area and the sunbathing terraces. There is a fireplace in the living room. There is also a modern, open-plan staircase with an open walkway which leads to the upstairs rooms and which overlooks the living area.
There is a further staircase from the living area which leads down to the basement that houses two additional rooms with a pool table and a bathroom; this is an ideal venue to enjoy a game of pool or to use as a separate entertainment room. Leading off the living area there is a separate, brightly, decorated dining room with modern dining furniture and patio doors opening onto the terrace and the pool area. There is also a modern, well equipped kitchen with a breakfast table and two sets of patio doors opening onto the pool area.
On the upper level there is a master bedroom with a double bed and a wall-mounted television, a bedroom with a single bed and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi.
The villa is air conditioned throughout and has a home cinema system and free Wi-Fi.
Further details outdoors:
A flight of steps leads up from a pedestrianized walkway. Large sun terraces furnished with sun loungers and parasols surround the 35sq.m. swimming pool with hydro massage jet which is accessed by ladder steps. There is a poolside shower. There is also a barbecue for guests to prepare delicious meals that they can enjoy at the patio dining table and chairs whilst watching the glorious sunsets over the mountains and the sea. The area is pleasantly landscaped with grassed lawn areas and citrus trees. There is a private, off street, parking space to the rear of the villa.
Check in after: 2:00 PM
Check out before: 11:00 AM
The village Skouloufia, where the complex of Salvia Villas is situated, is a focal point for anyone who is looking for interesting paths, as the big sandy beach of Stavromenos, in distance of 8 kilometers. The monastery of Arkadi, with a history, that is closely connected to the village. Anyone who visits Skouloufia, should definitely visit the Cavern of Melidoni too, which has big archaeological speleological and historical interest. Also the ancient town of Elefterna, that is located 3 km from Skouloufia. In the village there are many traditional cafes and tavernas, which are close enough to the streambed that has a lot of plants.
For someone who wants a more cosmopolitan way of entertainment they can visit the town of Rethymno, that is only 18 km away from the Skouloufia. Rethymno is a town that combines harmonically the past, by the maintenance of excellent monuments, with the present and the modern way of life.
The village Skouloufia had the name "Spilufia ", reportedly of the sources of 15th and 16th century and is well known from the years of Othoman domination in Crete and it has a rich history. Indicatively we mention, that Leonidas Bogiatzoglou came from this village as well as many other brave men who helped in the fight of Cretan people for freedom. Also from Skouloufia came the very beautiful slave Helen Volonaki, that became Sultana after her marriage with the Albanian Moustafa' Naili. He was known with the name "giritli", which means "the Cretan", because of his long time tarring at Crete.
Othomans so much in the village, as much as in entire Crete caused big destructions, like the holocaust of Arkadi, in which many men from Skouloufia participated.
Today there are many saved monuments, mainly Byzantine churches, as the monument of Agios Ioannis(Saint John), that his sarcophagus has engraved the chronology of 1531. The church of Virgin Mary, the church of Agia Paraskevi(Saint Friday). The renovation of small industry which used to reproduce oil, and which now represents with conformity, the entire traditional process of oil production.
Closest Beach: Stavromenos
Closest Beach Distance: 5.5 km
Closest Restaurant Distance: 1km
Closest Shopping Point Distance: 4.5km
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