Hilltop Glamping Pod with Breathtaking Sea and Mountain Views on Island of Crete, Greece

Rethymno, Crete (Greece)

Hilltop Glamping Pod with Breathtaking Sea and Mountain Views on Island of Crete, Greece

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1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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Description

  • Barbecue
  • Swimming pool
From this hilltop glamping pod, guests will get all the best views that the Island of Crete in Greece has to offer—from the surrounding sea, mountains, and valleys to the property's own beautiful olive and fruit trees. This two-person accommodation is elevated above the property, giving guests plenty of privacy, especially as the hill is only accessible to those staying in the pod.

Inside the handmade pod, there is a double bed and a separate kitchen, which has a two-burner stove and a refrigerator. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi and all linens and towels (except for beach towels, unless staying for a week or more). Outside of the pod, guests will find the bathroom area, which includes a shower with sun-heated water that allows glampers to rinse off while gazing out at the sea. There is a shared pool on-site that guests have access to, as well.

On the pod's deck, guests can kick back and relax on the sun loungers, grill up some food on the barbecue, and enjoy a meal at the picnic table. Glampers will also enjoy the soothing smells of the lavender, thyme, and rosemary that are all around the exterior of the pod.

Features

  • Double bed
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Cooking basics
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Guests of this comfortable vacation rental will stay the ideal temperature, thanks to air conditioning and a cozy fireplace. Outside, there are two private verandas with patio seating, and guests are welcome to make use of the stunning shared pool.

Breakfast can be arranged each morning.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Laundry service

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
This remote vacation rental is nestled in Greece's beautiful, unspoiled Crete countryside, boasting mesmerizing views of the White Mountains, the Sea of Crete, and Mount Psiloritis. The rental is near the tiny village of Kástellos, which has just over 100 inhabitants. The village of Armeni is about a 40-minute stroll from the rental, where guests can do there shopping or get to other areas of the island.

Glampers will find the much larger city of Rethymno about six miles away, where they can roam its old town Venetian Harbor or visit the Rethymno Lighthouse. Long, sandy, and lovely, Rethymno Beach is the perfect place to relax, sunbathe, or swim on a warm day. As the third largest town in Crete, Rethymno boasts a variety of restaurants, shops, pubs, and other charming establishments.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Wildlife watching

Located in a serene, quiet stretch of Crete's unbeatable countryside, guests are invited to swim, soak, and relax in the rental's majestic outdoor pool. Surrounded by fabulous sights, the property offers guided nature walks. Guests can also explore on their own, going hiking, mountain biking, and cycling on the main roads.

Armeni is walking distance away, where glampers can catch a bus to other areas of the island, including the famed city of Rethymno. Once there, Rethymno Beach is the ideal place to go sunbathing, beachcombing, and swimming, Glampers can also take to the water, spending their time sailing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, and so much more. The city itself is worth exploring itself, with incredible shops, restaurants, museums, and old-world charm to discover.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Pets and smoking are not permitted.

The total price of the stay includes electricity, water, linens and towels, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs. For those staying for a week or more, beach towels are also included.

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