About this listing
Beautiful rural location, stunning views over all the coast line, Villa Seli is luxury sleeps 2-12, External pool, indoor heated swimming pool with gym. Fully equipped kitchen and Living Room, lots of balconies/terraces, outdoors BBQ.
Villa Selli combines the traditional features of an old farmhouse with five star luxury bathrooms and kitchen. Set apart in its own grounds of olive and orange trees on a hilltop it is the perfect place to unwind. Selli boasts a list of facilities rarely found in villas to rent in Greece and the owner's aim has been to create a villa where a large party, be it extended family or simply a group of friends, can really holiday in private surroundings with almost every whim catered for!
The beach is never far away in Crete and Gerani beach – one of the most peaceful and clean 2 km stretches of sandy shoreline in west Crete – is only a 2-minute drive away.
The villa is luxury itself, sporting a gym and indoor swimming pool/Jacuzzi, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and several balconies. The generous external terrace overlooks the swimming pool and provides shade in the heat of the day. Take your morning coffee sitting on one of the balconies and splendour in the views of the swimming pool and gardens studded with scarlet hibiscus and crimson bougainvillea, the calm green hills and distant turquoise beaches. Each bedroom is fully air-conditioned for the hottest times of year. The kitchen is extensively equipped with everything a group of up to 10/12 could need for ease and comfort: a dishwasher, oven, large fridge, washing machine, microwave, sandwich toaster and meat grill. In addition, you can benefit from cable TV, a DVD player, an indoor gym, indoor heated pool/Jacuzzi, outdoor swimming pool and toddler pool.
Distance from sandy quiet beach: 875 meters
Shops / Restaurants - Village shops 600m.
Distance from Chania Town: 20 min
Distance from Chania Airport: 35 min
Hire car advised
Villa Seli is close to Gerani village with a good variety of local tavernas, a supermarket, bakery, butcher and music bar give Gerani just the right ingredients for a villa holiday. There's just enough going on to keep you occupied but the traditional Cretan village is still strongly visible. A small seaside resort, with long, quiet pebble beaches to the west and sandy beaches to the east, Gerani has beautiful views of the Akrotiri and Rodopou peninsulas. Gerani village are ideally situated to reach the unspoilt western coast and the busier eastern resorts. Also Chania town is 12km (about 15-20 minutes by car or bus) from Gerani village, Chania is a very beautiful town especially the old Venetian part of the town with cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops. You will need a car for your everyday shopping and for exploring the island.
Other Things to Note
A maid service is provided for cleaning and bedclothes once a week. Beach towels are provided in addition to bathroom towels.
Extras for Villa Selli
•Central heating is available for early / late season for £520/€650 for one week or £780/€975 for 2 weeks, payable in advance (if needed).
•Pool heating (indoor pool) is available for £520/€650 for one week or £780/€975 for 2 weeks, payable in advance, (if needed).
•Air conditioning is available for £125 - €150 per week payable on arrival, (if needed).
•We offer our guests a welcome pack for £45/€56. Groceries are purchased and put in the villa before you arrive. Groceries are: Coffee, Tea Bags, Milk, Sugar, Bread, Margarine, Water, Eggs, Orange Juice, Ham, Wine, Cheese, Toilet Rolls, Fruit, Jam, Salt.
•Damage Deposit of €200 / £170 . Damage Deposit paid at the time of booking will be returned 2 weeks of your return, subject to confirmation with the villas owner that the villa and its contents are in the same condition as on your arrival.
Initially I would like to thank Lefteris, for his prompt and responsive emails during the whole time and to all my questions.
The pictures depict accurately the spacious house and its garden, which conveniently can accommodate 12 people.
The location provides both privacy and close proximity to nearby shops and restaurants. Platanias village is just 5km away.
We hebben een hele leuke tijd gehad in villa Seli. Het huis is geweldig voor veel mensen ( 12 ), zeker ook door de vele badkamers. De buurt is prima met een mooi uitzicht. We voelden ons zeer welkom met volle koelkast en de muziek aan. Kortom: een zeer aan te bevelen locatie.
We really enjoyed our 5 nights stay in the lovely Villa Seli.
The scenary is outstanding, and the villa has just everything to offer (everything was there as advertised).
We were 10 people (two families) and everyone was fully content, even the suprisingly low tempratures of the beginning of April didn't stop the kids from jumping into the outdoors pool.
The Padalakis parents paid us a welcoming visit on arrival and provided us with some useful pinters in the area.
I will surely recommend the Villa to my friends.
The reservation was canceled 90 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
The villa seli was a lovely, spacious, clean gem in the outskirts of Gerani. Very peaceful and relaxing. Lovely views.
Great place for families and groups.
Thank you for a pleasant stay!
We stayed in Villa Seli the whole family for 5 great days.
We were 12 people from the age of 1 to 66.
The villa is very comfortable and very welcoming.
All for our convenience.
There are two things i want to mention: We didnot have wi fi for the first 2 days(it was weekend)
and much more important: there is no aircoditionning in the living room and kitchen.
I think it is a must.
Except for these we had a very good time. They have wonderful 3 terraces, great view,and all the accessories for our convenience.
It is wormly recomended.
Thank you for your review.
Sorry about the Wi Fi, some times can be tricky to connect on a Wi Fi we will try to make the procedures easier but the problem is the security key.
We are thinking that a ceiling fun will be very helpful in living room. We will have one by next summer.
We really had a great experience in Villa Seli.
The landscape is wonderful, the house comfortable, clean and complete of all you need, the support by the host impeccable.
We particularly enjoyed the terrace in front of the sea and the swimming pool.
All the descriptions of the website match with the reality.
If you are looking for relax and fun with friends this is the right place!!!!
In 5 minutes by car from the villa you can get to Gerani where you can find Supermarkets and restaurants. It takes 10 minutes to get to Platanias were you can find many restaurants, pubs, bar, a discotheque, shops and many other places for fun and relax. In half an our from the villa, always by car, there is Chania a bigger town.
We enjoyed our stay in Villa Seli and we can really recommend it.
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About the Host, Lefteris
Pardalakis Family...We come from a long line of olive farmers, and more recently we started orange farming in addition to olives. Our villas stand on what were olive farming lands. Being entirely family-run, the atmosphere is welcoming, and it is reassuring to know that there is always one of the family on hand to turn to in case of any problems. We live not far from the villas as well as running the restaurant in Gerani, so we can help out with car hire, taxis, medical problems and day-to-day local information.With 20 years' experience offering holiday accommodation on the island of Crete, we pride ourselves on understanding the diversity of holiday makers' dreams. Family Pardalakis Stavros, Despina, Haroula, Lefteris and Gabriel (is our youngest family member, 8year-old grandchild.)We all speak English