Here, the traveler encounters a truly private retreat, protected and surrounded by strong yet elegant stone walls that are evocative of the ancient walls surrounding the city of Heraklion, left by medieval Venetian Settlers. Within the walls and surrounding the house are glorious garden paths that evoke ancient gardens from antiquity. Guests will be immersed in a private Eden, filled with flowers and scented trees which overlook the dramatic blue hues of the Mediterranean Sea. However, this paradise is not so remote that guests will feel cut off from the all the joys Crete has to to offer. A short walk up the mountain leads guests to some of the best dining on the island at the best tavernas. After a meal fit for the gods, guests can return to the villa for a swim in the luxurious deep blue tile pool, and swim the fine line that blurs their view with the the panoramic vista of the Mediterranean Sea.
This elegant modern palace sits on top of a cliffside part of Rogdia, Crete, minutes from Herakleon but far from the ordinary. The marble covered house is as unique as a work of sculpture. the entire house is covered in marble, inside and out. Just outside the front door is a gorgeous outdoor barbecue area with a “monk’s” table and seating for 12. There is a barbecue grill and a real pizza oven, situated at the base of the surrounding hill, giving the guests fantastic opportunities for private dinner parties with their intimate family and friends. The poolside area is ideal for private parties that can accommodate as many as 150 people. The gardens are a delight for the senses and the views of the sea are spectacular.
Bella Mare is uniquely designed to sleep ten people comfortably, with five bedrooms. Located on the top floor is the master suite, furnished with comfortable beds and elegant bedroom furniture. Watch the light dance across the waves of the Mediterranean as the sun sets from the comfort of your private balcony, a perfect place for a romantic evening. and breathtaking views of the sea. All bedrooms have unique features and decor that leave all guests with a unique and memorable experience, no matter which bedroom they stay in. There are two full bathrooms outfitted with the finest accommodations. The first on the lower floor and a second in the master suite, along with a half bathroom near the living room area.
With an interior decorated in gorgeous marble and tiles, the villa is designed to give the guests the most elegant experience possible. The fireplace is made of a rare river stone from India that resembles wood. The kitchen is equipped for the best of chefs, but a great restaurant is only steps away from the villa gates when even they would like a break from cooking.
This is truly a vacation destination for the guest who is looking for something more from life, someone who demands the height of luxury. At the Villa Bella Mare, the splendor of Cretan luxury is yours for the taking. Our villa offers the guests free pick up transportation from and to the airport, a welcome guest basket, laundry facilities and play station.