​Relax by the Pool


​​​​22nd April 2014

Crete is the largest and most popular of the Greek Islands, cost-effective yet beautiful it makes the perfect getaway for families, couples alike or for a solo holiday if travelling alone. If you often find yourself relaxing by the pool for the majority of your holiday, escaping from the day-to-day routine left behind at home, why not add a little more luxury to your Cretan adventure and choose a villa with a pool? Pure Crete specialise in providing high quality Crete villas with pools in the heart of the beautiful island, giving beautiful sea views and keeping the rustic and traditional feel of the Cretan lifestyle.

Villa Diktamo

Villa Diktamo, less than 10 minutes drive from the white sanded beaches of Kalives and standing alone outside the tranquil village of Stilos, Villa Diktamo, sleeping 2-6 people, is a wonderful choice for families. Situated in the countryside with outstanding vineyard, mountain and farmland views, this villa is a popular choice with first time and regular visitors. Villa Diktamo offers plenty of dining and lifestyle options; with grassed relaxation areas and shaded terraces alongside spacious bathrooms and air-conditioned bedrooms. The villa has an open plan living area on the ground floor, allowing good space for children and family living with satellite TV/DVD/CD players and optional Wi-Fi. A double and twin bedroom leading to terraces and bathrooms give family or friendship groups privacy and optional sleeping arrangements.

Also within a 10 minute walk from local mini markets and restaurants, the surrounding area offers a lively atmosphere with a good range of food and music. Walkers and outdoor folk will appreciate the Dictamo Gorge that is close by, a popular tourist option.

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Villa Manos

Villa Manos is an air-conditioned, full-furnished private option, sleeping 2-4 people it is ideal for couples or smaller groups of friends. A beautifully stone-built traditional villa, with white mountain and sea views across Souda Bay with private terraces, large pool and spacious gardens. Situated in the village of Aptera, with its exciting options of bars, restaurants and shops, Villa Manos is a great choice for any holiday maker wanting to keep within the Cretan way of life with tranquil views but having the option of a lively night life and entertainment if desired. Villa Manos is fully furnished to a traditional and high standard with tiled floors and wooden ceilings, offering residents a comfortable and cosy home for the length of their stay. The villa is well equipped; for instance, in addition to cooker, fridge etc, a blender and coffee machine is provided alongside sofa beds for further sleeping options.

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For any more information on our wide range of villa options or to discuss anything, please feel free to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable team today! Or visit our full range of beautiful pool-side destinations online.