Villa Argus

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Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

2019 Earlybird Bookings
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Pool Ideal for Kids

Villa Argus is a sleek and modern three-bedroom villa that accommodates up to five guests in the heavenly seclusion of Agios Nikolaos, a charming Greek town on the east coast of Crete. This villa boasts a private secluded waterfront location overlooking Mirabello Bay, and stone pathways are leading down to the sea below for swimming off the rocks.

The villa is part of a complex, which means you get the best of both worlds – your own private home from home and full use the extensive facilities, including a spa and restaurants. Alternatively, you can stay at the villa and appreciate the focus on modern living, with slide-away doors that lead onto a private hydro-massage swimming and a peaceful garden terrace with chairs, a dining table and a BBQ. All these places are afforded ample shade thanks to the carefully considered architecture.  

The villa houses a fully equipped kitchen and spacious lounge and has the benefit of a dishwasher and washing machine. The three rooms include a master bedroom with superb sea views from the double bed and an en-suite marble bathroom with hydro-massage bath, separate shower, and two additional bedrooms, one with two twin beds and the other with one single bed – both sharing a marble bathroom with a shower and WC. Extra luxe facilities include bathrobes, towels, toiletries and slippers, and the villa has full Wi-Fi access and air conditioning in all rooms. 

We couldn’t be forgiven for not mentioning the maid service – seven mornings per week – and an option of ordering room-service breakfast too. With the complex facilities within a short walk, alongside trendy Agios Nikolaos, 1.5km away, you won’t be short of things to see and do in this idyllic part of Crete. You can hire bikes and explore the rugged coast, dine at one of the local taverns or go snorkelling or scuba diving in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea.

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What you should know…

  • There other villas nearby, but the building is very private 
  • The lack of outdoor space may be an issue for keeping kids entertained but you are only moments from the cinema, playground and sports facilities at the resort
  • The seawater private swimming pool is heated during April to mid-May and late October

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Spa/Massage Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room DVD Waterfront

Inside

Master Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite marble lined bathroom with hydro massage bath, separate WC and walkin shower
Second Bedroom with twin beds and sharing second bath
Third Bedroom with a single bed and sharing second bath
Fully equipped open plan kitchen
Spacious lounge corner with writing table and dining space - table for 6

Pool Terrace

Private heated infinity pool with hydromassage jets, 55m²
Sunshades
Sun loungers
Deck chairs & Sunbeds 
Covered verandah with dining table and sofa


Other facilities:
Down comforters and pillow menu
Iron & Ironing Board
Hairdryer
Robes and Slippers
Safe Deposit Box - laptop size
All Day Room Service
Twice daily Maid Service
Complimentary Mineral Water Every day
Individually Controlled Air Condition Unit
Flat Screen TV  with Satellite TV Channels
Music Chanel CD/DVD Player Movies Library
Complimentary WiFi
24 hours Concierge
24/7 professional Security
BBQ station on request
Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Argus
Watersports Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Agios Nikolaos, with its charming waterfronts, mountainous backdrop and laid-back vibe, is situated east of Crete’s capital Heraklion and north of the town Lerapetra and west of the town Sitia. A haven for lovers of nature, culture and good food, there are many remarkable places for you to see and visit including Lake Voulismeni – a small lagoon in the centre of the town, used as a harbour where fishing boats stop – or the quaint winding streets with local restaurants, shops and bars. 

For lazy afternoons spent by the sea, sandy Kitroplatia Beach is a perfect choice. This popular stretch of coastline boasts crystal clear waters and is an ideal choice for children and anyone looking for a beautiful and clean beach, close to all amenities of the town. There’s also Almyros Beach – this large sandy stretch is set in a closed cove, and the water is shallow so children can swim here safely.

From Agios Nikolas, you are well placed to drive to the island's capital Heraklion and immerse yourself in ancient culture. The vibrant port city is best known for the Palace of Knossos. The archaeological site dates back thousands of years to the Minoan civilisation. Guarding the city’s Venetian port is the 16th-century Koules fortress. A drive around Heraklion will also bring you to traditional villages, Medieval castles, Byzantine monasteries and secluded coves.

The Island/Getting There

The idyllic island of Crete is the kind of place to make all your dreams of a holiday in Greece come true. Crystal-clear blue waters, postcard-worthy seafront towns, history in spades and jaw-dropping landscape.

Take it easy on the terrace of your Cretan villa overlooking your own private pool with a glass of the enviable local wine, or crank it up on mountain bikes on a tour through the Samaria Gorge. Learn more about your ideal holiday in Crete with our comprehensive travel guide.

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How to reach Crete island

There are two ways to reach Crete Island: either by flight or by ferry.

By plane: Crete island has three airports: Chania (CHQ), Heraklion (HER) and Sitia (JSH). During the summer months, frequents overseas and domestic flights are performed. In most of the cases, there are available buses that connect the cities with the airport but if you want to feel safe that you will arrive on time you can prefer a taxi.

By ferry: If you want to live the whole experience try travelling by ferry. Crete island has three ports: in Chania (CHA), in Herakleion (HER) and in Sitia (JSH). You can take a ferry either from Piraeus port in Athens or from the Greek islands like Santorini, Mykonos or Paros. You can easily book your ferry tickets using the link below or the booking engine.

Book your ferry tickets to Crete here >>

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Part of a complex, Villa Argus has access to a range of family-friendly facilities for an enjoyable stay. Within walking distance of your secluded villa is an array of excellent restaurants tailored to suit different moods and tastes, and high chairs and children menus are available in all. 

The villa has a baby cot, and a babysitting is available on request. There’s a complimentary mini club for children 4-11 years old so that can make friends while taking part in fun activities. For older children, there’s a water sports centre on site, and you can arrange to go snorkelling or scuba diving.

In Agios Nikolaos itself, you can head to one of the beautiful sandy beaches. Choose from Ammoudi Beach – cradled in a large cove, it’s sheltered from winds and boasts calm waters perfect for swimming or Kitroplateia Beach – it’s only a short distance from the centre of Agios Nikolaos, and if you or the kids are hungry during the day, there are many restaurants and tavernas in the area.

Kids activities close by:

  • Sandy beach 
  • Babysitting 
  • Children’s club
  • Water sports

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Watersports
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD
  • Waterfront

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Departure time Not later than 12.00 noon on departure day.
Arrival time Check in time 14.00 hrs or later
Other Ts and Cs All guests staying at Villa Argus have the privilege to take Breakfast at “Club House” Terrace Restaurant of Breakfast is served Buffet Style. Room service continental breakfast must be booked.
Linen & towels included? Linen, Towels, Pool towels, robes and slippers are included in price
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Energy costs included? All energy costs are included in the rental price
Smoking Allowed? Smoking is not allowed inside the villa.
Internet access? Complimentary Internet offered
Minimum stay Minimum stay is 5 nights, except 01/07-31/08 when it is 7 nights
Tax Accommodation tax is 4 euro per room/night payable in resort

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 26th 2019 - May 7th 2019 £4,658 £6,521
May 7th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 £6,172 £8,639
Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 £7,170 £10,035
Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 £7,567 £10,590
Jul 6th 2019 - Jul 27th 2019 - £15,325
Jul 27th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - £22,842
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 14th 2019 - £13,516
Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 £7,170 £10,035
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 5th 2019 £6,172 £8,639
Oct 5th 2019 - Apr 18th 2020 £3,365 £6,521
Apr 18th 2020 - May 5th 2020 £4,658 £6,521
May 5th 2020 - May 30th 2020 £6,172 £8,639
May 30th 2020 - Jun 20th 2020 £7,170 £10,035
Jun 20th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 £7,567 £10,590
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 - £15,325
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - £22,842
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 12th 2020 - £13,516
Sep 12th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £7,170 £10,035
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 £6,172 £8,639
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 27th 2020 £3,365 £6,521

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 26th 2019 - May 7th 2019 €5,158 €7,220
May 7th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 €6,835 €9,566
Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 €7,940 €11,112
Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 €8,379 €11,727
Jul 6th 2019 - Jul 27th 2019 - €16,969
Jul 27th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - €25,293
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 14th 2019 - €14,967
Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 €7,940 €11,112
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 5th 2019 €6,835 €9,566
Oct 5th 2019 - Apr 18th 2020 €3,726 €7,220
Apr 18th 2020 - May 5th 2020 €5,158 €7,220
May 5th 2020 - May 30th 2020 €6,835 €9,566
May 30th 2020 - Jun 20th 2020 €7,940 €11,112
Jun 20th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 €8,379 €11,727
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 - €16,969
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - €25,293
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 12th 2020 - €14,967
Sep 12th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €7,940 €11,112
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 €6,835 €9,566
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 27th 2020 €3,726 €7,220

Prices based on an occupancy of 5 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 26th 2019 - May 7th 2019 $5,752 $8,052
May 7th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 $7,622 $10,668
Jun 1st 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 $8,855 $12,393
Jun 22nd 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 $9,345 $13,079
Jul 6th 2019 - Jul 27th 2019 - $18,925
Jul 27th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - $28,208
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 14th 2019 - $16,692
Sep 14th 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 $8,855 $12,393
Sep 28th 2019 - Oct 5th 2019 $7,622 $10,668
Oct 5th 2019 - Apr 18th 2020 $4,155 $8,052
Apr 18th 2020 - May 5th 2020 $5,752 $8,052
May 5th 2020 - May 30th 2020 $7,622 $10,668
May 30th 2020 - Jun 20th 2020 $8,855 $12,393
Jun 20th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 $9,345 $13,079
Jul 4th 2020 - Jul 25th 2020 - $18,925
Jul 25th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - $28,208
Aug 22nd 2020 - Sep 12th 2020 - $16,692
Sep 12th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $8,855 $12,393
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020 $7,622 $10,668
Oct 3rd 2020 - Oct 27th 2020 $4,155 $8,052

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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