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Pigi, Pigi, 74100, Crete, Greece
Archontiko tis Ioannas
Just 12 kms from the town of Rethymnon and set amid rolling countryside and vast expanses of olive groves you will find the village of Pigi. "Archontiko tis Iannas" is situated in the centre of the village.
The private area of “Archontiko tis Ioanna’s”, the building is dating back from 1870. The villa has it's own unique atmosphere and has played a leading role in the history and culture of the village.
The villa includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, one living room and a kitchen. There is a delightful view from the roof terrace across the village and to the countryside beyond. All the furniture in the Villa has recently been refurbished.
The property has all the characteristics of a traditional Cretan village house, but has been furnished in a modern minimalistic style. This will allow you to have the comfort of today's lifestyle intermingled with a little taste of Crete's history and culture.
Internally the house has been equipped up to a high standard and includes such features as a fully fitted kitchen and for your entertainment a home cinema system, internet and satellite TV (Including Greek TV Channels). There is wifi internet.
Externally there is a very pleasant court yard filled with mature plants and trees, makes it a perfect place to sit and relax during the long, warm summer evenings. Also situated in the courtyard for your enjoyment is a swimming pool.
The time you will spent in these villa will give you the perfect opportunity to experience the true Cretan lifestyle. Pigi is a traditional working village where the inhabitants go to their daily business in the same way as they did many years ago. The village has two traditional bakeries, two mini-markets, two tavernas both serving local cuisine and a pharmacy. In fact, there is everything you need to make your time spent there truly memorable. Those who have experienced the friendliness and warm welcome given by the local people know that it is a place that you would like to visit again and again.
Sustainability and Activities in the Nature
Come and have a unique experience with us in Thallasses Villas biological garden. Plant with us and taste fresh bio vegetables in your daily breakfast, also every night you will have in your villa a basket of fresh and organic vegetables that have grown only with water.
We can provide you a unique experience! Ask us to provide you with bicycles and explore routes around Crete!
The wine of Crete is worldwide famous. Come with us and explore how the production is done in Famous Wineries around Crete.
Taste outstanding wines, distinct flavours and learn all about wine, ancient Greek wine culture and the unique varieties of Greece. Ask us for more information.
Learn the secrets of Cretan Cuisine!
Cretan cuisine is famous all over the world. It is a reference point of the Cretan tradition, as around our traditional cooking there are many professions, such as gardener, beekeeper, stockbreeder and others.
Basic elements of Traditional Cretan Cuisine are olive oil, honey, cheese, Cretan traditional pies and more.
So would you like to learn the secrets of our traditional cuisine in the comfort of your private villa? We can provide you with lessons from the best chefs of traditional Cretan Cuisine!
Running and Hiking
Ask us for routes in Crete. Explore the enchanting paths and enjoy the unique landscapes of Crete!
Would you like a personal private tour around the history, mythology and culture of Crete? Contact us for more information.