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Villa Monroe, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

Villa Monroe

Hersonissos, Crete

Villa Summary

Just a 10 minute downhill walk from the traditional village of Old Hersonissos, Villa Monroe offers panoramic views of the surrounding scenery and out towards the sea. Perfect for large families and groups, this immaculately presented 5 bedroom villa is spacious both inside and out. With high-spec, contemporary furnishings, an impressive terrace and pool plus sea facing balconies, what's not to love? WiFi and air conditioning/ heating in all the bedrooms, lounge and kitchen are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 12
  • Beach 1 ¼ mile
  • Pool 37 x 14 ft
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Useful Information
Large families and groups
Centrally located villas
Sea view villas
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Why our Crete expert loves this villa
quoteupper The outside space is a relaxing oasis - with exotic palm trees, a sociable seating area and gorgeous sea views. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The outdoor space offers a fantastic place to relax, with wonderful views of the surrounding valley and sea, as well as tall palm trees that add splashes of colour. There's a large pool set into a spacious terrace dotted with plenty of sunbeds. A stylish poolside seating area provides an idyllic spot for socialising, day or night. Plus, there's a swing with space for 2 to lie on. You'll also find a covered dining terrace locate 6 steps up, adjacent to a brick BBQ.


The villa is gated from the road, with plenty of parking available in the garage and on the driveway. There are 4 steps up to the villa entrance, which opens into the hallway.

Living space

The main living room is a bright, open space with a high ceiling and elegant, marble floors. It is tastefully furnished with a modern sofa and flat screen TV and has patio doors that open out to the terrace. 4 steps down take you to the dining room, which has patio doors that open to the covered dining terrace and BBQ area.

Upstairs, there's a gallery overlooking the ground floor living room, with a seating area and sliding doors that lead out to a balcony - a lovely spot for your morning coffee. The gallery can be accessed from a choice of 2 staircases. The first is by the living room and the second is in the entrance hallway.


The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with all mod cons. It has a breakfast bar with high stools and ample worktop space for preparing those holiday feasts. A door leads out to the covered terrace and alfresco dining area. There is also a seating area with 2 sofas, creating a sociable space. Patio doors from here lead out to the terrace while a door by the kitchen opens to the covered dining terrace and BBQ.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

There are 5 stylish bedrooms split between 2 floors, each with contemporary fittings and fixtures. Upstairs, there is a large double bedroom with its own private balcony overlooking the pool. It also has an impressive en suite shower room complete with dual sinks and a rainfall shower. Also on this level is a double bedroom with a balcony and a twin bedroom. These rooms each have a door leading to a shared shower room.

Downstairs you'll find a double bedroom with patio doors that open out to the pool terrace. There is also a twin bedroom with a door that leads to the side of the villa. These bedrooms both have a door to a shared bathroom. In addition, there is a WC on this level.

This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 1100343.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Very Villa Plus facilities

  • 32-42 inch flat screen TV  
  • Starter pack  
  • Bluetooth speaker / iPod dock  
  • Selection of great DVDs  
  • Branded pool towels  

Villa facilities

  • 1 double bedroom with en suite shower room  
  • 2 double bedrooms  
  • 2 twin bedrooms  
  • 1 bathroom  
  • 1 shower room  
  • 1 WC  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air Conditioning/Heating in 5 bedrooms, kitchen and lounge  
  • Satellite TV   Information
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • Car parking (off-road gated)  
  • Pool Towels  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 37 x 14 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 4ft, Max. 6ft  
Villa Location
Villa Monroe is located in a scenic setting by a church on the outskirts of Old Hersonissos. Just a short, slight uphill walk takes you to the heart of the pretty village, with plenty of places to eat and drink, plus displays of traditional Cretan music and dancing. The nearest beach is in the buzzing Hersonissos resort, less than 10 minutes' drive away, with an excellent variety of bars and restaurants to choose from. Explore this fascinating region of Crete and you'll discover charming villages, beautiful beaches and Minoan ruins. Our villa Capri Crete is nearby.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

Locally, you'll have the amenities of Old Hersonissos Village Square, including a mini market and bakery. Meanwhile, the main Hersonissos resort has a good selection of shops offering clothes, souvenirs and larger supermarkets. You could also experience some of Crete's vibrant markets, such as those in Heraklion and Aghios Nikolaos, approximately a 30 minute drive away.

Bars and restaurants

In Old Hersonissos, the action centres around the traditional village square, where you'll find charming cafes and restaurants, often with live Cretan music. The neighbouring villages of Piskopiano and Koutoulafari also have plenty of dining options. Alternatively, try Hersonissos resort where you'll find the coastline awash with lively bars and restaurants.


A 25 minute downhill walk or short drive takes you to Hersonissos Beach, a popular sandy bay with plenty of restaurants nearby. Numerous other beaches are dotted along the coastline and most have sunbeds and parasols to rent. Annisaras, Stalis and Meltemi are all within a 20 minute drive. A little further afield, you could visit the stunning Almyros Beach near Aghios Nikolas, which has soft sand and watersports on offer.

Family fun

There are several great options for a fun family day out within a 10 minute drive. Get the blood pumping at Acqua Plus waterpark or try the jet skis, banana boats and scuba diving on offer at Star Beach Resort. There is also a family area with splash pools and water slides, plus a Go Karting track next to the resort. Horse Riding is also a popular activity in the area. Little ones can venture out on an excursion or even go on a horse and trap ride.

Places of interest

History enthusiasts can visit the most famous of the Minoan Palaces of Crete. You can wander the ruins of the once opulent Palace of Knossos, a 30 minute drive away. The beautiful island of Spinalonga which was a leper colony until the mid 20th century is just opposite the village of Plaka. Hop on a boat and learn about the island's interesting history. The setting is also the inspiration for the Victoria Hislop novel 'The Island'.


Hersonissos has its very own 18 hole golf course, just a 10 minute drive away.

Other activities

For those who enjoy wildlife and nature, the Lassithi Plateau is a wonderful place for walking. You may spot birds such as golden eagles, Eleanoras falcons and griffon vultures.


Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 35.310630

Longitude: 25.378030

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Activities and things to do
Aghios Nikolaos
Aghios Nikolas is a medium size town that has lots to offer. The town has three faces to the sea, the lake and port, Kitroplatia beach and the marina. There is a good choice of cafes, shops and restaurants in this town.

Hersonissos Go-Karting
Go Karting is available close to Star Beach Water Park so lots to keep all ages happy!
Knossos, the ruins of the palace said to have been the seat of king Minos dating back to 2000 BC the first excavation bagan by Minos Kalokerinos in 1878 followed by the englishman, Sir Arthur Evans who virtually uncovered the whole palace.
Old Hersonissos Village Square
Life centres around the village square! There's a great selection of restaurants and tavernas, as well as a couple of bars. You get to experience a true taste of Greece here. You'll be spoilt for choice on where dine, this is Crete at its finest!

The Crete Golf Club
As Crete is a very mountainous island, there is just one 18 hole golf course in Hersonissos on the east of the island. It has a desert style layout and is very well maintained. It would take about an hour and a half to get to the golf course and all equipment can be hired on site.
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