Villa Despina is situated within a 10.000 sq. m. grove filled with olive trees and other fruit trees. A big garden with local plants and flowers along with a vine covered terrace offers you a place to relax under the shade. An outdoor pool of 40 sq. m. is available as well as a children’s pool and a play area for children. Villa Despina accommodates up to 12 persons.
The ground floor is open plan and includes a living room with a fireplace, satellite TV, radio/cd player and a double sofa bed. In the same area there is a kitchenette fully equipped and a dining area. On the same floor there are two bedrooms (one with twin beds and one with a double bed) and two bathrooms, the one has a shower and a WC and the other has a corner bath, a shower and a WC. On the first floor you will find another two bedrooms, each of them equipped with a double and a single bed, as well as another two showers/WC. All of the bedrooms have access either to a sun terrace with patio furniture or a balcony with a great view to the surrounding mountains, the Kourtaliotis gorge and the Libyan sea. All bedrooms have air conditioning (with extra charge), while in three of them there is a little fridge and two of the bedrooms also have a TV. Central heating is also available.
Asomatos is a small village 27km south of Rethymno, Crete and is inhabited by around 150 permanent residents. Here you can find some small shops and taverns at a short distance from the villa while at a distance of about 6 km you will find the coastal town of Plakias with supermarkets, gas stations, cafeterias, two atms, taverns, bars, beach bars, diving schools and a horse riding school. The impressive gorge of Kourtaliotis with the Great River which runs all the way down to Preveli palm tree forest is a place to visit as well as the Venetian bridge of Preveli and the historical monastery.
The nearest beach is that of Ammoudi approximately 2 km away, and the beach of Shoinaria, a renowned diving area is just 3 km away. More beaches can be found at Preveli and Damnoni, each one about 5 km away, and at Plakias at 6 km. The nearest taverna is only 50 m away, and a small selection of little shops and tavernas can be found in the villages of Assomatos and Lefkogia, with a wider variety of all tourist amenities at the coastal town of Plakias. A car is essential.