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Location - Excursions

Villa Katikia-Gonia is located just 8km from Rethymno, in the village of Gonia. The Green landscape surrounds the house and the view towards the mountains of southern and western Crete is superb. The surroundings are perfect for hiking in gorges of wild beauty, green paths and along charming streams. The fertile olive groves and vineyards provide a great track for your running, your cycling and your short hikes. In the surrounding area, there are hospitable small villages where you will be able to taste the famous Cretan hospitality of the friendly people of this place. A cup of coffee under a mulberry tree together with the people of the village, or reading your book will be images return to you after your holidays. The northern beaches are just a fifteen-minute drive away, and the exotic southern beaches are a thirty-minute drive, so guests are spoilt for choice!

Distances

City center: 8 km
Taverna: 150 m
Minimarket: 500 m
Pharmacy: 800 m
National Road: 6 km
Northern Beaches: 8 km (Episkopi, Rethymno, Gerani, etc.) with car
Southern beaches: 25-30 km (Damnoni, Ammoudi, Sxinaria, Plakias, etc.)
Airport Chania: 55 km
Airport Heraklion: 85 km
Port Chania: 55 km
Port Heraklion: 80 km

How to arrive

Arrive to the island of Crete is possible by boat, from the port of Pireus to the ports of Chania and Heraklion. You can also come by plane, via the airports of the towns Heraclion and Chania. We recommend you bring your own vehicle, or rent one in Crete.

From airport Chania

You leave the airport of Chania direction Souda. You have to drive through Souda and after Souda you have to go to the “New National Road” direction Rethymno. You stay on the “New National Road” for about 50 kilometers till you will see the sign of Rethymno. You have to leave the “New National Road” at the first exit to the right direction Atsipopoulo. After the passing of the villages Atsipopoulo and Prines you come to the village of Gonia. First you will see a petrol station on your left hand. 20 meters after the petrol station you turn left and you will see the villa on your right side! Welcome!

From airport Heraklion

You leave the airport of Heraklion at the second exit to the right direction “New National Road” Heraklion / Rethymno. You stay on the “New National Road” for about 75 kilometers till you will see the sign of Rethymno. You have to pass by Rethymno on the “New National Road” till you will see the sign for the exit Rethymno / Atsipopoulo. You take this exit to the right and you drive straight to the big crossing. At this crossing you turn left direction Atsipopoulo. After the passing of the villages Atsipopoulo and Prines you come to the village of Gonia. First you will see a petrol station on your left hand. 20 meters after the petrol station you turn left and you will see τhe Villa-Gonia in 50 m.

Luxury Villa in Rethymno Crete

The Villa Katikia-Gonia is one of the most exclusive villas in Crete, Rethymno. The architectural design, the professional service and its comfort size contribute to a rare blend of hospitality service in an environment of natural beauty and discreet luxury. The Private villa Gonia offers one of the most beautiful vacation home in Crete and may easily compare to other hotels, luxury villas, cottages and holiday home in Crete.

The architectural style, elegant furnishings and modern amenities create a truly enchanting atmosphere, meeting the expectations of the most demanding visitor.

 

Accommodation in Crete

If you plan to visit Crete for holidays or thinking about staying in Rethymno, then Villa Katikia-Gonia is a good choice. Villa located in Prines-Gonia area in the Village “Gonia” just 8 km from Rethymno surrounded by olive trees and aromatic plants of Cretan Nature.

Enjoy all the benefits of quality Cretan hospitality, along with privacy and discretion offered by the Villa Katikia-Gonia as a holiday experience .

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Customer Testimonials

test “My family and I had a wonderful stay in Crete, Villa-Gonia. Good location just outside the buzz of Rethymno town. The villa is very well designed and nicely furnished. Elegant decoration, a large garden, pool, etc. The most important, the owners. The contribution of Nick & the Mariana was crucial during our stay at Villa.

Also in the Tavern-Gonia we tasted great recipes from the Cretan cuisine. Truly a great holiday experience with memories, because everything was perfect.”

Jonh & Mary

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