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Villa Sendal

12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 6.5 baths
Sea views stretch to the once-mysterious island of Spinalonga from this sun-splashed hilltop villa on Crete. Its sleek contemporary design, all open-plan layouts and clean-lined surfaces, is balanced by thoughtful touches like a shaded outdoor dining area and a 2-level pool. Take a ferry from the town of Plaka to visit Spinalonga, once occupied by the Ottomans and later a leper colony.
Splash with kids in the shallow end of the heated saltwater infinity pool or do laps along its full length, which parallels the house. Pergola-covered living and dining areas with a barbecue are a welcome respite when the sun is at full height, but there’s also a separate terrace stocked with sunbeds down a flight of steps.
The villa offers up Aegean views from the entrance, with the water coming into sight as you follow a staircase down to the open-concept great room. Blond wood and blue upholstery make the living and dining areas feel bright and beachy, and the adjacent fully equipped kitchen opens to the dining area on the terrace.
While many visitors come to Crete for the coastal-resort vibe, the island also has plenty of wild scenery and fascinating history. Get into the scene in Agios Nikolaos, 20 minutes away, plan a hike through Samaria Gorge, and spend a day wandering the ruins of a village built by people banished to the island of Spinalonga.
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  • Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Dual vanity, Air conditioning, Sea view
  • Bedroom 2: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Sea view
  • Bedroom 3: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Direct access to terrace, Sea view
  • Bedroom 5: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Direct access to terrace, Sea view
Guest house:
  • Bedroom 6: Double size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Private entry
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Formal dining area with seating for 12
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV
  • Board games
  • Central air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Sea view
  • Salt water infinity pool - heating at extra cost
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun beds
  • Charcoal barbecue
  • Alfresco dining area with seating for 10
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Parking - 2 spaces
  • Linen change - once per week
  • Housekeeping - twice per week
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Airport transfers
  • Activities and excursions
  • Housekeeping
  • Chef services
  • Spa services
Points of Interest:
  • 4.4 km drive to Plaka Village
  • 9.3 km drive to Elounda Village
  • 20 km to Agios Nikolaos
  • 61 km to Heraklion
  • 62 km to Old Venetian Harbour
  • 138 km to Monastery of Arkadi
  • 199 km to Chania
  • 237 km to White Mountains Protected Forest
Beach Access:
  • 4.1 km drive to Plaka Beach
  • 8.8 km drive to Elounda Beach
  • 12 km Kolokytha Beach
  • 200 km to Golden Beach
  • 201 km to Iguana Beach
  • 203 km to Kalathas beach
  • 207 km to Maherida Beach
  • 207 km to Loutraki Beach
  • 208 km to Marathi Beach
  • 209 km to Stavros Beach
  • 270 km to Elafonisi lagoon
  • 58 km to Heraklion Airport (HER)
  • 205 km to Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 6

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Saltwater infinity pool
Sun loungers
Charcoal barbecue
Board games
Sun bed
Smart TV
Ironing board
+ 2 more
Πλάκα, Greece
Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis
62 min(s) drive
Chania International Airport
187 min(s) drive
Plaka Beach
7 min(s) drive
Elounda Beach
14 min(s) drive
Kolokytha Beach
28 min(s) drive
Paralia Chrisi Akti
179 min(s) drive
Iguana Beach
181 min(s) drive
Kalatha beach
188 min(s) drive
Loutraki Beach
192 min(s) drive
Marathi Beach
193 min(s) drive
Maxairida Beach
194 min(s) drive
Stavros Beach
196 min(s) drive
Elafonisi lagoon
262 min(s) drive
Points of Interest
16 min(s) drive
Agios Nikolaos
33 min(s) drive
62 min(s) drive
Old Venetian Harbour
70 min(s) drive
Monastery of Arkadi
137 min(s) drive
182 min(s) drive
White Mountains Protected Forest
246 min(s) drive
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