Minos Villa

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Minos Villa is located in Kato Gouves on the north coast of Heraklion Crete.

Minos Villa is located in Kato Gouves on the north coast of Heraklion Crete.

White and earth tones prevail, highlighting the sense of harmony and relaxation, offering a unique holiday experience to the visitor. It is a stone structure built with the characteristics of Cretan architecture combined with intricate touches of modern design, thus creating a magical holiday environment.

The ground floor comprises of an open plan living and dining room area, two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds which can be converted into a double king size bed, and two bathrooms with shower. Also, there is an old piano in the living room area.

Highlighting the union of tradition with modern design, a staircase made of iron and glass comes out of the stone wall leading to the airy and sunny Master Bedroom. The Master Bedroom has a king size bed and a bath with bathtub, and a hydro massage, hammam and aromatherapy cabin. Over the Master Bedroom there is a wooden loft suitable for relaxation, meditation, reading, work, you will be there along the wooden staircase located in the bedroom. From the terrace, which someone can approach either from the Master Bedroom, or from the outside staircase, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the pool and the sea.

Each villa also offers a space that can be used for various activities. It can be characterized as fitness/play room and contains a bathroom, a refrigerator, gym equipment and a massage bed. On the terrace outside the playroom you can simply relax and enjoy the beautiful view, or you can have exercised with the guidance of a personal trainer. From the fitness/play room, a wooden staircase leads to a wooden loft that provides a double bed and can be used as a guest room, when people exceed 6 (six) in number.

Each villa has private swimming pool. A/c, safe, welcome basket, wireless internet connection is included in the rates for all villas. Baby cot on request free of charge for children 0-2 years old.

Regarding the generously spacious outdoor area of 550 sqm for Minos, the villa has a 60m2 swimming pool for adults with hydro massage jets and waterfall jet for the neck and the shoulders, a children’s pool, a garden and playground, large verandas in front of the garden and the pool, private parking space with remote control entrance gate as well as a barbeque and a traditional oven.

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Services and facilities
A/C with individually controlled heating & cooling in living room and bedrooms, Smart 3D Web - Skype – Multimedia, TV, 46” Home Cinema Sound at the living, room and satellite TV in each bedroom and in the gym.
DVD player at the living room, CD player, wireless internet access, safe deposit box in each bedroom, mattresses and pillows made from, natural materials, fully equipped open plan kitchen, oven with 4 rings ceramic top cooker, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, lemon squeezer, filter coffee machine, dishwasher machine, refrigerator with freezer compartment, piano, dining room area, outdoor balcony – veranda and dining facilities, hairdryer in each bathroom, iron and iron board, washing machine, swimming pool for children, swimming pool for adults with hydro massage jets and massage cannon for neck and shoulders, shaded patio with day bed, sun beds and umbrellas, pool towels, life buoy by the pool, first aid kit, baby cot – high chair, playground, complimentary welcome basket, gym room, private parking with remote, control entrance gate, daily maid service except Sundays, linen and towel changing every 2 days.

Services on request and extra charge
Babysitting, Private chef, Private chambermaid, Delivery services, Swimming lessons for infants and children in the privacy of the Villa pool, Massage in the privacy of the Villa, Salon services, Body and face beauty treatments, Hairstylist, Tennis Coach, Pilates – Yoga – Calisthenics Movement – Swedish Gymnastics by personal trainer.

What they offer

Outdoor Pool, Daily cleaning service, Terrace, Private Parking, BBQ facility, Garden
Heating, Air conditioning, Safe, Iron, Satellite TV, DVD/CD player, Radio, Balcony, Jacuzzi, Hair dryer, Fully equipped kitchen, Flat Screen TV
Massage, Jacuzzi/Hot Tub, Hamam
Free Wifi

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To airport:15 km.
To port:19 km.
To medical care:20 km.
To restaurant:0 km.
To town:19 km.
To beach:1 km.
To shopping:20 km.
address: Kato Gouves, Gouves, 70014
Region: Heraklio, Hersonisos
relevant routes: Gouves-Kasteli-Episkopi-Knossos



Check-in: 15:00 - 23:00 hours
Check-out: 07:00 - 11:00 hours

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.

The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.


Pets are not allowed.

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