The village of Roupes is situated in a peaceful location south west of Rethymno town. The surrounding area itself has a lot to offer. You can tour the nearby local villages and get a taste of how the Greeks live and experience Greek hospitality. There are hiking and cycling routes in the vicinity, offering you the chance to dicover the Cretan countryside and enjoy the breathtaking views of the imposing mountain range of Psiloritis which stretches from the North West of the island down to the South East. This area is paradise for anyone who loves to explore nature. There are numerous caves nearby. There are the impressive Melidoni and Zoniana caves and the Ideo Andro cave, which was seemingly the birthplace of the Greek God Zeus in accordance to Greek Mythology.
The area is also steeped in history and archaeology. Roupes is only a few kilometers from one of the ten greatest discoveries of the world in the year 2010 by the Archaeology Magazine, Ancient Eleftherna. Here you will find the ruins of the Ancient city and a newly built museum which will display the spectacular artifacts discovered in this area of historical importance. Then there is the Moni Arkadi, an impressive monastery of great heritage to the people of Rethymno.
Ideally situated in the centre of the island, it is easy to reach many of the beautiful beaches Crete has to offer. Only 7km from your villa is Rethymno beach. This white sandy beach stretches a length of 12km from Rethymno town out to the area of Skaleta. This organized beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, certifying its excellent waters. A few kilometers further east you will come across the picturesque beach of Geropotamos, quiet and secluded with crystal clear water. Whether you like a beach that offers water sports or prefer to have a quiet cove entirely to yourself, you will find a beach suitable amongst the many on this island.
Each of our contemporary villas is built on two levels and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. On entering the villa on the ground floor there is a spacious lounge, dining area and a fully-equipped open plan kitchen. The lounge area features comfy sofas, flat screen TV with satellite channels, DVD and CD player. WIFI internet is available throughout the villa. The kitchen boasts all the facilities you require to meet your self- catering holiday needs. Patio doors take you through to a veranda which looks out onto the garden and pool area. On this level we have a pretty double bedroom with twin beds, wardrobe and flat screen TV and there is a beautifully tiled full-fitted bathroom with a large bath tub. All areas are tastefully decorated featuring modern furnishings with traditional touches. Baby cots and high chairs are available on request.
A marble staircase leads you to the upper level of the villa. On this floor there are two large double bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds, both with stylish furnishings, wardrobes and flat screen TV’s. All beds are of superior quality and linen and towels are provided. Patio doors in each bedroom lead you out on to a balcony where you can enjoy a breathtaking sea view and panoramic views of the northern coast. We provide a good quality sofa bed that can accommodate an extra person. There is also a beautifully fitted bathroom on the upper level with a walk in shower. The showstopper on the first floor is the very large furnished terrace to the rear of the building (25m2) which offers spectacular views of the mountain range and the natural environment of olive groves and orchards in the surrounding area. Each villa is fitted with personalized central air conditioning and heating systems which ensure all rooms in the villa have the perfect temperature to enhance your stay.
The garden boasts a 30m2 private swimming pool and spacious grounds with a grassed area for children to play. The grounds are secured by an attractive tradition stone built which complements the exterior design of the villa whilst ensuring privacy. Around the private swimming pool there are sun loungers and sun umbrellas for your comfort. You will be able to relax and enjoy the sunshine uninterrupted within the comfort of your own garden. Each villa has its own private parking area and all units have been specifically designed to accommodate people with limited mobility. BBQ facilities are available and each villa comes complete with outdoor furniture, perfect for al-fresco dining.
Greek Organisation of Tourism legal property number: 1041K91003115801