Many people discover now a different type of holiday accommodation, a private villa as an alternative for the hotels and apartments. The popularity of the holiday villa is rising. The reasons why people choose this form of holiday accommodation differs per person. Many times is mentioned the privacy of having your own home, garden, private pool, living room and kitchen. Time to spend in your own lifestyle, with your own friends and family. In your own villa there is no other time schedule then your own, but you still have the facility that the rooms are cleaned more times a week and also the change of towels and bed linen. The villas are much more spacious as an apartment or a hotel room so people experience the villa mostly as pure luxury. Most of the villas have also a private pool. Because the villas are locate outside the cities and villages it is an excellent opportunity for a quiet stay or a starting point in discovering more of the island of Crete.
Some people think that a private villa is more expensive then a hotel or apartment. This depends on the season, size, the luxury and the number of sleeps.
As an example: villa VANGELIO in Asteri:
In the centre of the small and quite village of Asteri lies this traditional stone built villa which can occupy 6 - 8 persons. The two storey building is approx.170sqm, has large garden with barbecue and an oval swimming pool (28sqm). The entrance is through a door in the stone fence which gives the villa the privacy it needs.
There is a big outdoor dining table at the swimming pool area with access from the kitchen area of the house. On the ground floor are situated the kitchen and the Living room with its sitting areas shearing a WC/bathroom with hydro-massage shower cabin. The living room has and sitting area with 2 sofas and fireplace, satellite TV and stereo system with DVD player. There is an open fully equipped kitchen with a big dining table for 6 people area with fridge, electric cooker, dishwasher, oven, microwave and coffee machine. A hallway is leading to the ground floor bathroom with washing machine. A wooden staircase to the first floor leads to the spacious bedrooms. Two bedrooms have two single beds and a shared balcony with view to the village and the mountain hills. The other bedroom has a king size double bed and a veranda with garden furniture and a panoramic view over the field and the sea. The three bedrooms share a luxurious WC/bathroom with a big Jacuzzi-bathtub. The beautiful private large garden is surrounded with a stone wall and wooden fences. The big terrace is partly roofed and has garden furniture for 8 people. The pool is oval and is surrounded by luxurious sun beds with umbrellas.
The price per person (calculated with 6 persons) ranges from 26 to 33 euros per day (season influence).
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