Villa Rogdia

'Away from it all' located in a small village close to the natural South coast!

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Why this villa?

What is so special about this accommodation that fits your needs?

7 pax occupancy 150.00 sqm
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms
The unique benefits of villa Rogdia are:
- Great views from any angle of the veranda or the pool area.
- The location is “away from it all” in a totally natural environment but close to everything! Also it gives you the advantage of visiting the amazing natural beaches of South coast easily as it is only 20 minutes away!
- Privacy! It is difficult to find a house located in the middle a Cretan village and also offering full privacy to the guests.
- The location of the house in the village which will give you the advantage to interact with the villagers who lives next to the villa and find out by yourself about the Cretan hospitality.

The Villa is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K91003038001.

In detail

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  • Pool area

    Pool area You will find a 20 m² private swimming pool with 4 sun beds, 2 mini tables and 1 big umbrellas! Next to the pool area there is a playground area for children. See more...

  • Bedrooms

    Bedrooms The villa has 3 bedrooms. On the ground floor there is one bedroom with 2 single beds. On the first floor there are two more bedrooms, one with double bed and the other one with 2 single beds. We have also a sofa bed in the hall of the first floor, a portable bed and a baby cot if it is necessary. See more...

  • Living room

    Living room There is a spacious open plan living room area with 32” satellite HDTV and fireplace on the ground floor. The house is renovated a few years ago into a modern style with preserving some of its traditional touches, creating a cozy atmosphere. See more...

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen The villa has a fully equipped kitchen on the ground floor. It contains a refrigerator, an oven, a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster, one espresso and one filter coffee machine, dishes and utensils for more than 10 people and an indoor dinning table. See more...

  • Bathrooms

    Bathrooms The villa has 2 bathrooms, one in each floor. On the ground floor there is a bathroom with bath and on the first floor threes a bathroom with shower. We will provide towels and linens and change them every 3 days. See more...

  • Barbecue

    Barbecue Fully equipped barbecue area with a wood oven and a sink in 100 m² veranda. We will provide you everything that you might need, like charcoal. See more...

  • Dining tables

    Dining tables There are 2 dining tables in the villa! One indoors in the kitchen area, one in the veranda outdoor! See more...

Description of The Villa

Villa Rogdia is a 150 square meters villa, ideal for people who look for holidays away from the usual tourist areas!

It is located on the foothills of a mountain, about 20 minutes away from the natural south coast beaches.

Interior layout

The villa is an old traditional house built in 1890! The house was fully renovated a few years ago and it consist of two floors.
Entering the villa on the ground floor you will find an open plan area with the fully equipped kitchen, the living room area with satellite HDTV a fireplace and the indoor dining table! Also on the ground floor there is one bedroom with 2 single beds and one bathroom with bath.
From the open plan area you will have direct access to the 100 square meters veranda which offers amazing views of the valley lying in front of the mountain. In the veranda you will find the barbecue area with sink, an old traditional wood oven and a dining table under a shady bower of grape trees! 
On the first floor there is a hall with an other fireplace where you also have exit to the pool area.
Also on that floor there is a bathroom with shower and two bedrooms with access to an other smaller veranda. One bedroom has double bed and the other one has two single beds. 

Outdoor area

Outdoors the villa has a private swimming pool with sun beds and umbrellas! Next to the pool in a higher level there is a small children playground under some fruit trees!
The pool area offers privacy from the nearby houses and the best views to the valley.

Amenities of The Villa

Swimming pool (20 sqm) Fenced
Sun beds / umbrellas Sitting Area
Charcoal BBQ Dining table
Garden Park Playground
Satellite Flat screen HDTV (32') Air-Conditioned (2 bedrooms)
Free WiFi Internet Fireplace
Washing machine Heating
Hairdryer Iron / Board
First aid kit  
Fridge / Freezer 4 ring Stove / Oven
Espresso / Filter Coffee machine Toaster / Kettle / Mixer
Microwave oven Dishwasher
Complete dishes & utensils Dining Table



Useful distances from the property to places of interest

Plakias (17 km)

A town with shops, restaurants, cafes and bars in southern Crete, many clear-water beaches around, in 20 minutes drive! Press here to get directions from Plakias to Villa Rogdia.

Rethymno (23 km)

The renaissance town of Rethymno. A historic location where you may find many museums, food and entertainment. (Official website)

Press here to get directions from Rethymno city to Villa Rogdia.

Chania Airport (87 km)

The international airport in Chania is the second largest on the island and has exclusive Ryanair flights. (Official website)

Press here to get directions from Chania Airport to Villa Rogdia.

Heraklion Airport (103 km)

The Kazantzakis Airport in Heraklion city. The biggest airport in Crete serving domestic and international flights. Easy Jet has flights to this airport as well. (Official website)

Press here to get directions from Heraklion Airport to Villa Rogdia.

Traditional tavern (4.6 km)

Traditional tavern 'Iliomanolis' in Agkouseliana village. Press here to get directions from Traditional tavern to Villa Rogdia.

Supermarkets (10 km)

The closest supermarket is in Spili village. There are also shops and supermarkets in Plakias. Press here to get directions from Supermarkets to Villa Rogdia.

Closest beach (15 km)

Schinaria beach. There are many other beaches around such as Damnoni, Amoudi and Preveli. Press here to get directions from Closest beach to Villa Rogdia.

Hospital (10 km)

There is a health centre in Spili village. Press here to get directions from Hospital to Villa Rogdia.

Pharmacy (10 km)

In Spili village. There are also pharmacies in Plakias. Press here to get directions from Pharmacy to Villa Rogdia.

ATM & Bank (10 km)

In Spili village. Press here to get directions from ATM & Bank to Villa Rogdia.

Gas Station (5 km)

The nearest Gas station to the Villa. Press here to get directions from Gas Station to Villa Rogdia.

Preveli Monastery (14, 7 km)

The monastery of Preveli is located south of Rethymnon, in a beautiful natural setting on the western slopes of Megalos Potamos (the exit of Kourtaliotiko Gorge) and the palm grove of the area. It includes two separate monasteries which are located 1.7km from each other, the Kato (Lower) Monastery of Prodromos and the Piso (Back) Monastery of Theologos. Press here to get directions from Preveli Monastery to Villa Rogdia.

Kourtaliotiko Gorge (6 km)

The Gorge of Kourtaliotis is located 22km south of Rethymno and has a length of 3km. It is one of the most spectacular natural attractions of Rethymnon. The huge cliffs of the canyon reach a height of 600 meters and are full of openings and caves, where significant fauna species live. The canyon is crossed by the Kourtaliotis River which flows up to Lake Preveli, after merging with Frati Gorge. In its latest part it is called Big River. It is a wonderful gorge worth visiting and trekking along its riverbed, while playing with water. The canyon is crossed by a road, but walking in it is really nice. By following the steps at the side of street Koxare – Asomatos, you reach the bottom of the gorge, where the church of St. Nicholas is located. The springs of Kourtaliotis, near the chapel, are one of the nicest attractions of the gorge. Press here to get directions from Kourtaliotiko Gorge to Villa Rogdia.


Useful info about the area and surroundings

The area

The villa is located in the centre of village Atsipades which is a small village on the foothills of a mountain, offering unique views to the valley lying in front!
The area around the village is totally in nature and quiet! You will be able to relax and feel “away from it all” from the first moment of your arrival.
It is one of the best locations if you seek to stay away from the tourist areas of Crete and also visit the amazing natural beaches of south Crete.
There are two big villages nearby where you can find shops, bakeries, many taverns and supermarkets. The well known village of Spili which also has a health centre is located 10 minutes away by car and the village of Armeni is 15 minutes away.
Finally in the South coast, about 20 minutes away from the villa there is a small sea front town of Plakias where you can find everything that you might need and also several choices for entertainment.
If you like adventure, the location also offers the advantage of exploring the unique natural environment of Crete’s inland. Explore the villages, interact with the locals, find taverns with real Cretan cuisine and products, walk in the gorges around or find some totally isolated beaches! We will be happy to make you suggestions and directions for places which only locals know about them!


Due to the location of the villa, you have the advantage to stay close to the south coast of Crete where you can find some of the most amazing natural beaches in the whole Greece! 
“Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and “Preveli" are only some of our suggestions which are located close!
All the above beaches are organized but if you want you can easily find isolated beaches where you would be alone!  The distance to the South coast is about 20 minutes from the villa by car.

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Contact details

Agios Vasileios, 74053
T.+30 6947804377

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