Seven kilometers away of the beautiful beach of Episkopi you will find Arcus Luxury Suites, a whole neighbourhood of old Venetian stone mansions of the 14th and 15th century, located in the neighborhood «Kintana» in the heart of Argyroupolis and Lappa in Rethimno.
After efforts of the owners, the entire complex of buildings was declared in 2005 by the Ministry of Culture as «Preservable archaeological monument». Since then the mansions and the environment space renovated with respect for the style and architecture and created 5 independent luxury suites.
All the suites retain their architectural features and fascinating atmosphere of the Venetian people, their predecessors. Ambitious dome, stone arches, burrstones, axes, arches, stone fireplaces, wooden floors and ceilings, interior gardens, cobblestone courtyards emphasize and highlight the charm.
The two level and one level (path) suites can accommodate, in comfort, from 2 to 6 persons each, in all seasons. The decoration in each one is unique and offers all modern comforts 5 stars. The interior garden of 400 sq.m. hostes pool, wood oven, BBQ and relaxation area.
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Suites are equipped in the living rooms with 42 inches tft TV with satellite receivers, DVD players and surround system. At the bedrooms the TV’s are 32 inches equipped with satellite receivers and DVD players.
Direct phone line at living rooms and voice messaging. Free Wi-Fi and Lan Internet connectivity. Safety deposit box.
The kitchens at the suites are fully equipped with electric oven, dish washer, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, and fryer. Also you will find kitchen accessories to cook your delicious meal.
The bathrooms are equipped with Jacuzzi bathtub, hair dryer, bathrobes, slippers towels and amenities.
We provide ironing services upon request and also inside the suites you will find your personal iron.
For your pleasant stay all year long the suites are fully air conditioned (individually controlled) and equipped with big stone fireplace.
We can also provide baby cot or extra bed upon request.
Kidaba (Two Bedroom Suite - Villa) - Kidana suite can accommodate up to 6 persons, the two levels are dived into living room area, kitchen, WC, sitting area, dining area downstairs and two bedrooms (one with double and one with single beds), bathroom (Jacuzzi bathtub) upstairs. The suite has its own independent entrance with terrace and access to the garden and the pool. The whole coverage of the suite is 105 square meters.
Mylopetra (Two Bedroom Suite - Villa) - Mylopetra suite can accommodate up to 5 persons, the two levels are dived into living room area, kitchen, WC, dining area downstairs and two bedrooms (one with double and one with single beds), bathroom (Jacuzzi bathtub) upstairs. The suite has its own independent entrance with terrace and access to the garden and the pool. The whole coverage of the suite is 90 square meters.
Tholos (Superior Suite) - Tholos (Arcus) Superior suite can accommodate up to 4 persons, it is dived into living room area, kitchen, bathroom (bathtub) and the Arcus (venetian arched ceiling and exposed stoned work frame) bedroom with oversized round Jacuzzi bathtub and king size double bed. The suite has access to the garden and the pool. The whole coverage of the suite is 73 square meters.
Ontas (Classic Suite) - Ontas (Loft) Classic Penthouse Suite can accommodate up to 3 persons, it is dived into living room area, kitchen, bathroom (Jacuzzi bathtub) and the double bed bedroom at the open loft. The suite has its own private terrace overlooking the garden the pool and the Cretan Sea (Georgioupolis bay) on the upper level. It has also access to the garden and the pool. The whole coverage of the suite is 57 square meters (not including the 30 square meters of terrace coverage).
Barozzi (Junior Suite open plan) - Barozzi Junior Suite can accommodate up to 3 persons and consist living room area, kitchen, double bed and the bathroom (Jacuzzi bathtub). The suite has its own small private terrace overlooking the garden the pool and White Mountains on the upper level. It has also access to the garden and the pool. The whole coverage of the suite is 46 square meters (not including the 12 square meters of terrace coverage).
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Region: Rethymno, Rethymno
Argyroupoli village is near the borders of Chania and Rethymno prefectures, just 27 km from Rethymno and 55 km from the city of Chania. Picturesque village, built on a hill in the ruins of ancient Lappa, located at an altitude of 280 m. Since 1983 is declared by the Ministry of Culture as «Preservable archaeological area».