Old-world Venetian charm meets Old Cretan architecture coupled with breathtaking views. A unique villa experience!
Villa Stelianna is a 400 year old fully-renovated and restored stone house with striking Venetian architectural features that transports you to another time period. Located just 7 km away from the city center and 4 km from the azure beaches of Platania, Villa Iliana sits in the historical village of Maroulas, a cultural heritage site, at an altitude of 150 meters. The villa borders an additional two Venetian mansions, sites protected and awarded by the Archeological Department of Rethymno, making the neighbourhood of unprecedented historical and cultural aesthetic
The villa's area is 125 sq. M. With an additional 160 sq. M. Of manicured landscaping. An old-world Ottoman tub, complete with lions' heads and preserved tiles, has been converted into a modern-day dipping pool. Across the lawn, one can relax in the hot tub / jacuzzi while enjoying panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. For the more experienced home cooks, there is an outdoor kitchen / barbeque and dining area, to whip up, serve and enjoy your culinary creations under the star-lit sky
The villa's layout consists of a ground floor with kitchen (includes all modern amenities), dining room, living room, bedroom with queen-size bed, bathroom, and small attic area with an extra guest bed. An indoor stairway leads to the top floor which houses the master bedroom and ensuite bathroom. The top floor terrace offers breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding greenery
During your stay in our villa in the famous village of Maroulas, you will be able to enjoy a variety of activities within walking distance, including traditional taverns as well as cultural walks through the town's old cobblestone streets and towers. Within a short driving distance, half-day and full-day trips can be arranged to nearby museums, shops, nature sites, monasteries and other historically-renown villages
The villa is fully equipped with all household items (stove, refrigerator, A/C, satellite TV, washing machine). We provide towels and linen to guests