Villa Lagada, Makrigialos
Villa Lagada boasts a list of facilities rarely found in villas to rent in Crete. The owners 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. On request a local chef will come to the villa and prepare a traditional Cretan banquet. Alternatively order traditional food prepared and delivered to your door for you to cook/heat up yourself.
This is a spacious, bright and attractively designed villa of fine quality. Impressive and appealing furnishings adorn the lounge and dining room including a leather 4 piece suite. WiFi and Satalite TV are available. Large screen tv with open fire place and patio doors from lounge, dining room and kitchen all leading to the extensive patio and pool area. There is hot and cold air conditioning units in each room
Set on the ridge overlooking the sea with the mountains all around. Tranquil yet 5 minutes drive from the shops, tavernas and the quaint harbour where you can hire boats. Let the world go by while watching the crystal clear sea under the shade of the trees on the beach at Diaskari Taverna. 5 min drive up the hill is Dragons Cave Taverna with the most stunning views of the whole of Makrigialos
Makry-Gialos/Bat View Resort area
Situated on the south east coast of Crete, Makrigialos is only 30 minutes from the local working towns of Lerapatra (south east coast) and Sitea (north west coast).
Some of the best beaches in Crete all gently lapped by crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean sea.
A mountain range runs West to East across the island which gives the fantastic climate, possibly the best in the Med.
Makrigialos produces the best olive oil and has a very high specific gravity and is treasured by restaurants worldwide. The local produce is all of the highest quality and is available in all local restaurants, particularly lamb, fish, chicken, fruit, feat cheese, vegetables, wine and the world famous olive oil.
Makrigialos is surrounded by thousands of acres of raw, majestic, Cretan countryside and mountains.
On your doorstep:
Pervolakia Gorge - scenic walk with smells of the herbs
Mona Kapsa Monastery
Dragons Cave - 2 km east along the coast road, looking back towards Makrigialos and the mountain backdrop
Diaskari Taverna - on the waters edge, shaded by trees with wonderful simple fresh food.
Porphyra - Great Greek Meze and traditional Cretan food
Remains of a Roman villa and the Minoan Villa is within easy walking distance from the village
Island of Koufonissi is a small uninhabited island a few miles away in the Libyan sea
The Makrigialos Music Festival takes place over the last weekend in June-includes modern sax to early italian lut music. Opera to a childrens concert.
Set on a ridge overlooking the sea with mountains all around, only a 10 minute walk
Local chef available to come to the villa to cook or provide locally prepared cuisine
Babysitting service available
Local gym/spa treatments available in nearby 5* hotel