Villa Octo

Palaiokastro, Heraklion, Crete

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A unique retreat in Crete comprising of three rooms, open spaces, endless view of the Aegean and a private infinity pool which is aimed in providing you with a perfect, luxurious and relaxed stay.
  • Guest Capacity (Standard)


  • Guest Capacity (Maximum)


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Area

    195 m²

  • No Smoking except in outdoor areas

  • No pets allowed

  • Air Conditioning

  • Fireplace

    In the Living Room

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Fenced Plot

    1100 m²

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Private Infinity Swimming Pool

  • Jacuzzi

    in the ensuite bathroom

  • Satellite TV

    in every room

  • WiFi Internet

  • Private Chef

Overview & Facilities

About Villa Octo

A unique villa retreat in Crete comprising of three bedrooms, open spaces and endless views of the Aegean with a private infinity pool aimed in providing you with a perfect, luxurious and relaxed stay. Villa Octo is the ideal starting point of a journey into culture, history and luxury in Crete, the island of treasures. The endless Aegean blue unfolds before your eyes and blends in harmonically with the infinity pool composing a unique soothing ambience.

This newly designed and eco-friendly villa of almost 200 sq.m is located close to the historic city of Heraklion and overlooks the bay area and city. Villa Octo is a two level villa and can comfortably hosts 6 guests with a panoramic master bedroom on the first floor together with two additional guestrooms. The master bedroom offers en suite bathroom and a spacious jacuzzi bathtub. The endless views of the sea can be admired from every corner of the bedroom providing unrestricted scenery both day and night. There are two additional bedrooms, individually designed and carefully furnished with comfort and aesthetics in mind. The main bathroom with shower services the guest bedrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with CocoMat natural full latex anatomic mattresses & beddings to offer the ultimate sleeping experience.

A luxurious open space living room together with kitchen area can be found on the ground floor. Here you will find stylish furniture, specially made for Octo Villa together with a comfortable seating group to take in the views from indoors. The space is perfect for private dinners. Free wireless Internet, together with a complimentary tablet, DVD player & satellite TV's are also on hand for indoor recreation. The kitchen is fully equipped to allow you to prepare anything you wish for you or your company.

The outside area offers a well managed garden with stone walls, an open air kitchen with BBQ area together with a dining area. The outdoor seating area is perfect for those early morning snacks or evening dinners. There is also an additional toilet and shower provided outside. The most amazing feature of this property is the magnificent private infinity pool, offering hydro massage (whirlpool) as well as foot air massage. A private hamam ensures the luxury pool experience is truly completed. The outdoor area is created to allow for total relaxation, in a wonderful setting with endless views overlooking the sea.

The house has a spacious open plan living room which extends out to a magnificent terrace with shaded area for dining which seats up to 10 Guests.

GNTO Licence Number: 1039K91003104501
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  • Linen
  • Closets
  • Hair Dryer
  • Alarm system
  • First-aid Kit
  • Fire detectors
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Allergy proof pillows
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Steam Room: for 6 Guests
  • Fireplace: In the Living Room
  • Towels: for the pool & bathrooms
  • Insect Screens for the Windows
  • Safe Box: With capacity for Laptop
  • Quality Mattresses: COCO-MAT® Beds & Mattresses
  • Parasols
  • Sun Beds
  • Parking Area
  • Barbeque: Built–In
  • Security cameras
  • Landscaped Garden
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Bathrooms/WCs: one WC
  • Fenced Plot: 1100 m²
  • Automatic Night Lighting
  • Stylish outdoor furniture
  • Jacuzzi: in the ensuite bathroom
  • Remote Controled Entrance Gates
  • Private Infinity Swimming Pool
  • Solar Panels: with backup batteries
  • Wooden Deck: by the pool with sunbeds
  • Outdoor Shower : With Cold & Hot Water
  • Covered Terrace with Table & Chairs
Kitchen & Dining
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Juice Squeezer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Fridge: With Freezer
  • Traditional Wood Oven
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Dishes, Glasses & Cutlery
  • Coffee maker: Nespresso machine
  • Complete kitchen & Dining Equipment: 12
  • Cooker: fitted electric cooker with 4 ceramic hobs
Cleaning Service
  • Cleaning Service: day by day
  • Change of Sheets : day by day
Included Services Upon Request
  • Later Check Out
  • Earlier Check In
Additional Services available at Extra Cost
  • Car Rental
  • Jeep Safari
  • Private Chef
  • Doctor on call
  • Beauty Services
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Cleaning Service
  • Horseback riding
  • Pilates sessions
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Change of Sheets
  • Wine Tasting: Day Trips
  • Hosting of small events
  • Grocery shopping delivery
  • Scuba diving & Snorkeling
  • Private Yachting & Sailing
  • Wind surfing/Kite surfing/SUP
  • Professional Massage Therapies
  • Additional Maid Service or staffing
  • Sightseeing / Guided Tours & Excursions
  • Transportation to and from the port / airport
Included Services
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries
  • Bathrobes: for the steam room
  • Bathroom amenities: Branded Natural Products
  • Personal Welcome / Introduction by the Hostess
  • Welcome Pack: Cretan delicacy basket, Six bottles of still mineral water, Six bottles of sparkling water, One bottle of Cretan wine, One bottle of extra virgin olive oil
Baby & Child Equipment
  • Baby Cot: 2
  • Highchair: 1
  • Baby Food Blender
Entertainment / Media / Recreation
  • DVD Player
  • WiFi Internet
  • Outdoor Speakers
  • Smart TV: in every room
  • Satellite TV: in every room
  • Music / Radio System: USB Connection
  • Tablet device for free use for your entire stay
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Location & Details


Located in an idyllic location of Crete, Villa Octo is situated under 20kms from Heraklion and a short drive by car from the beaches of Agia Pelagia. From its location, the villa provides great views of the city, the bay area and the Aegean from its prominent and elevated position. It is also a great starting point for exploring Crete, from historical sites, nearby cities as well as nearby beaches. The International Airport of Heraklion is situated only 20km away and the port offering daily ferry departures and day cruises to Santorini and nearby islands can be reached in 15kms.

Heraklion City Centre

Heraklion is the capital of Crete and can be reached by car in 20 minutes from Villa Octo. The historical city offers great shopping, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and places of interest. As Heraklion is the capital of Crete, several museums, galleries and important churches such as the Saint Minas Cathedral are worth visiting during your trip to the city.

Archanes Traditional Village

The Archanes village is located close to Heraklion city and in close proximity to the Antiquities of the Minoan Palace of Knossos. The village was recently restored and is well worth a visit to combine with a visit to Knossos. You will be able to stroll along stone paths and admire the quaint souvenir shops along the way. Several small shops, Cretan tavernas with local recipes and cafes makes good spots take in the beautiful restored village and enjoy breathtaking views.


The Cretaquarium is the first large scale aquarium in Greece and remains one of the largest in Europe. Sixty tanks provides more than 2000 living creatures from the Mediterranean Sea bed and remains a great day out, or to combine with many of the nearby beaches.

  • Fodele Beach: 10 Km
  • Karteros Beach: 24 Km
  • Balos Beach: 171.00 Km
  • Lygaria Beach: 3.60 Km
  • Fylakes Beach: 6.50 Km
  • Matala Beach: 74.50 Km
  • Ammoudara Beach: 9.00 Km
  • Falasarna Beach: 170.00 Km
  • Elafonisi Beach: 191.00 Km
  • Paleokastro Beach: 2.00 Km
  • Agia Pelagia Beach: 6.00 Km
  • Distance to Elounda: 85.00 Km
  • Distance to Vai Beach: 167.00 Km
  • Distance to Souda Port: 114.00 Km
  • Distance to Rethymno City: 63.00 Km
  • Distance to Heraklion Port: 19.00 Km
  • Distance to Heraklion City: 19.00 Km
  • Distance to Agios Nikolaos: 79.00 Km
  • Distance to Chania Airport: 129.00 Km
  • Distance to Chania Old Town: 123.00 km
  • Distance to Heraklion Airport: 20.00 Km
  • Distance to the Crete Golf Club: 42.00 Km
  • Distance to Knossos Archaeological Site: 18.60 Km
Please note that the above distances are measured with the use of Google Maps - a credible and trusted provider of Geographic Information Services (GIS)
Ground Floor Layout
  • Terrace
  • Dining area
  • Living Room
  • Bathrooms/WCs
  • Fully equipped kitchen
First Floor Layout
  • Terrace
  • Mini Bar
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bathrooms/WCs: one ensuite bathroom (masterbeedroom), one bathroom with shower shared by two bedrooms
  • Bedroom 3: with working desk, flat screen satelite TV, closet and shared bathroom. Bed size: 2 X 1,70 (can be separated in two single beds)
Home Office Facilities
  • Working desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Suitable for Children
  • Not Accessible by Wheelchair
  • No Smoking except in outdoor areas
  • Terms & Conditions:

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  • Suitable for the Elderly: Please Ask
  • Additional Guests: No additional Guests
  • Standard Guest Capacity: strictly 6 Guests
  • Age Restrictions: Villa is not rented out to guests under the age of 25 years
  • Minimum Stay: January-March/November-December minimum stay 5 nights, April-October minimum stay 7 nights
  • Open all year: Special rates apply during winter time on long terms bookings. Please contact us for details.
  • Special Offers:

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