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Villa Patrikia

Plaka, Nr Almyrida

Sleeps: 4 + 2
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

£795 - £1425per week


Car Not Essential
Private Pool
Sea Views


General Information

Villa Patrikia is a beautifully presented light, airy, 2 bed/ 2 bath villa, complete with a small private pool, just a short stroll from the charming village of Plaka where you will find tavernas, a bar and a couple of grocery shops. The family friendly, sandy beach resort of Almyrida is approximately 15 minutes walk away. Immaculately decorated and furnished throughout this villa will be a perfect choice for guests looking for a comfortable base close to amenities and the beach.

Ground Floor

The ground floor is open plan and consists of a modern L shaped fitted kitchen with every appliance including a dishwasher (see the amenities "tab" for a full list). The modern theme flows through to the dining area with its large, extendable table to seat up to 6 and complementary sideboard which houses a vast mirror above to reflect the light. Continuing with the modern trend, the lounge has a corner sofa that can convert to become a sofa bed, a brightly coloured tub style chair, occasional tables, a book case, ornaments and lamps. For your entertainment, as well as a small selection of books, there is a wall mounted Smart TV and an Ipod docking system.

Completing the ground floor accommodation is a fully tiled, recently refurbished, shower room with a sizeable shower tray and a full length glass screen, modern wc and wash basin.

First Floor

Both of the bright, attractive, bedrooms, one twin and one double, are on this floor. The bedrooms are compact but are very well planned to provide guests with wardrobe and drawer storage space. There is a mirror above a dressing table in the double room and a full length mirror in the twin room. French doors open out from the double room to a balcony with sea views, furnished with 2 rattan armchairs and a rattan coffee table.

The larger of the two shower rooms is on this floor. This has also been refurbished recently to include a large shower tray and a full length glass screen. There is a modern wc, a wash basin with a double door vanity unit and a large mirror above the basin. 

External Areas

The villa is situated in a quiet cul de sac, near to the village centre with other villas and houses in reasonably close proximity, as can be seen from the photographs. The main downstairs terrace is accessed via 2 sets of french doors opening up from the kitchen and the lounge. This terrace is well screened and very private for a village house. Furnished with a large modern table and 6 dining chairs there are also 2 rattan sofas, one to seat 3 and the other to seat 2 and a rattan coffee table.

Initially built as a village house, the pool was added at a later date in the most private part of the plot.  Measuring 6m x 3m, the pool is accessed by roman steps and is ideal for taking a dip and cooling off. The sun terraces around the pool will accommodate several sun beds and sun umbrellas.

External lighting around the villa, pool and built in BBQ makes this an ideal setting for al fresco dining after dusk.

NB: whilst the owner has incorporated clever screening to provide privacy where possible, some of the outside areas can be seen from other villas.

Internet Access

Unlimited download speed of 24 mbps via fixed telephone line.

More Information

Use the different tabs to view the villa's features and amenities, actual location (a live link to google's most recent satellite map of the area) and distances to the nearest beach, shop and taverna. The prices tab contains details of the weekly rate together with discount information and additional charges where applicable. You can check "LIVE" up to date, availability using the availability tab which will also confirm the price for your selected dates ***. If you want to book you can then follow the online prompts. Also see https://www.crete-escapes.com/booking.

*** In some cases relating to the low occupancy discount, the price may need adjusting by us. Please see the note on this page for more details https://www.crete-escapes.com/about-our-discounts.

Holiday Rental Licence

EOT Ministry of Tourism - Crete EscapesVilla Patrikia is licensed for holiday rentals with the Greek Tourist Authorities (EOT). Licence number 1042K92003209401.

Patrikia panorama



Villa size


Plot size


Gated Plot




Air conditioning

Yes (throughout)

Mosquito screens

Yes (all doors and windows)

Ceiling fans


Safety deposit box



Yes (x 1)

Complimentary toiletries


Wifi internet access


Phone for emergency use and incoming calls



Yes (request at time of booking - FOC)

High Chair

Yes (request at time of booking - FOC)

Sofa Bed

Yes (x 2 - request at time of booking - see prices tab)

Z bed


Bed/bath linen/towels

Yes (except cot linen)

Cot linen


Beach/pool towels


Central heating


Maid service and linen/towel change

Yes (see prices tab for more details)

Welcome pack on arrival


Bedrooms & Bath/Shower Rooms

Single rooms


Twin rooms

Yes (x 1 - first floor)

Double / King rooms

Yes (x 1 - first floor)



Bath/shower rooms

Yes (x 2 - 1 x shower/wet room on ground floor and 1 x family bathroom on first floor)



Living Areas & Kitchen Equipment

Full cooker/oven/grill










Larder fridge




Coffee maker




Electric juicer


Electric blender


Washing machine


Tumble dryer


Iron & ironing board




DVD player


CD player


Media system


ipod docking station



Private Pool

Yes (18m2 - 6m x 3m. Depth - 1.2 to 1.4m. Pool shower. Access via aluminium steps)

Sun loungers

Yes (x 6)

Sun umbrellas

Yes (x 2)

Garden chairs


Garden tables


Outdoor preparation area with sink



Yes (stone built, charcoal type)

Pizza oven





Books, Games, DVD's and CD's

Yes (hedging plants surrounding the plot)
















Local Info

Chania airport - 40 mins. Heraklion airport - 1 hr 50 mins.

Nearest BeachesAlmyrida - 20 mins walk / 5 min drive or Kalives - 13 min drive.

Nearest Tavernas and Shops ­- Plaka - 2 mins walk or Almyrida - 20 mins walk / 5 min drive.

NB; all times are approximate and based on average driving and walking speeds. Some walking and/or driving may be on unlit and unmade track roads. Please refer to the map tab to view satellite images of the area.



10% of total rent

Pricing Notes

Prices quoted are in gbp sterling, per week, for up to 4 people occupying the villa and are not per person. The villa can sleep up to 6 with 2 people using the double sofa bed which is charged at the rate of £10 per person per night.

Alternative length of stays of more than 7 nights are accepted and are charged pro rata.

Prices include air- conditioning, a welcome pack, all linen/towels including  beach/pool towels, and maid service with linen/towel change.

Maid service with linen/towel change** - 1 week stays - end of let clean and 2 week stays -  at the end of week 1 + end of let clean. For stays that do not fall into a 7 or 14 night pattern eg; 10 nights this service will be provided mid-stay ie; approx after 5 nights.

**except beach/pool towels which are only changed at the end of let however they can be washed using the laundry facilities in the villa during your stay.

There are NO hidden extras.

Options & Extras

  • Sofa bed: £10.00 per person per night
  • Cot: £0.00 per booking
  • High Chair: £0.00 per booking

Low Occupancy Discounts

low occupancy discount for a single couple (use of 1 bedroom), of 10%,  is available at this villa except  for July and August dates.

Not allowed on late availability or special offer prices.

Loyalty Discounts

If you are a returning client and this is your 3rd (or more) consecutive booking with Crete Escapes or your 2nd separate booking in one season, you will qualify for our loyalty discount. Please quote voucher code LOYALTY2.5 when asked to do so during the online booking process or let us know when you contact us. Your reduction of 2.5% will then be deducted from the total price.

Short Breaks

Short breaks are normally only available for a minimum of 5 nights and will be charged at the 7 nightly rate unless otherwise advertised.  However, if the number of available days between existing bookings is less than 7 nights we may be able to accept bookings at a reduced rate subject to the owners agreement.

Short breaks are allowed within 3 days of arrival.



Booking Information

Change-over days are totally flexible but are subject to existing bookings taken either side. If a booking means that the owner would be left with too many "void" days we might not be able to accept it. If this is the case we will contact you without delay to discuss alternatives. 

Payment can be made by bank transfer to our sterling account or by debit or credit card (Mastercard or Visa) only.

Our travel information provides details of how to get to Crete including flights to both Chania and Heraklion airports.

If you want to book, please use the availability chart above to check your dates, you can then either book on-line, email  or call us on 0330 111 0061.

Please note: although the calendars show live availability and you can book on-line, please note that your booking is not confirmed until we have issued a confirmation of booking. You may prefer not to book your flights until we have confirmed the booking.


Lovely 6 days in a well maintained and well decorated villa. It has been amazing to be back in Plaka again after an 'enforced' 2 year break. We would 100% stay here again - October 2021.

Villa Patrikia is new to Crete Escapes for the 2021 season. More reviews will be posted when received in due course.