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Mylopetra Traditional House

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2 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
2 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Mylopetra Traditional House

Entire home

Mylopetra Traditional House


5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Minoa Pediada, Crete

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAcqua Plus Water Park17 min drive
  • Popular LocationLasithi Plateau32 min drive
  • AirportHeraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis)33 min drive
  • Popular LocationCave of Psychro58 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5
1023 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
    1 twin/single bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1

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About this area

Minoa Pediada

Located in Minoa Pediada, this vacation home is in the mountains. Labyrinth Park and Sarandaris Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Star Beach Water Park and Acqua Plus Water Park. Traveling with kids? Consider Aquaworld Aquarium and Dinosauria Park. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as motor boating and other activities like winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Acqua Plus Water Park - 17 min drive
  • Crete Golf Club - 19 min drive
  • Labyrinth Park - 19 min drive
  • Lasithi Plateau - 32 min drive
  • Cave of Psychro - 58 min drive

Getting around

  • Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 33 min drive


  • ΚΑΖΙΝΙΕΡΗΣ — 7 min drive
  • ΣΕΙΣΤΡΟ — 7 min drive
  • ΒΕ ΡΑΚΙ — 7 min drive
  • ΒΑΓΓΕΛΗΣ — 7 min drive
  • Zaxapias — 7 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Mylopetra Traditional House

Family-friendly vacation home in Minoa Pediada with water park
Traditional residence "Mylopetra" was built by the Manolarakis family in 1890 in the village of Armacha. Its architecture is tied to the natural landscape. The materials used for its construction are stone, clay, and wood. It was renovated with love and respect in its history in 2014 by Despoina Maragaki. It retains all the authentic features of the architecture of its time: arched arches, wine presses, wall recesses, beams, patios.

It consists of 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, a bathroom, a kitchen, a communal space with a fireplace and a cellar. In the main yard the main characteristic is the old walnut, and underneath there is a gray millstone; a table for the hot summer days. Additionally, right next to millstone, there is a wood oven. Fruit trees, almond tree, flowers and local aromatic plants surround the main yard. The entrance of the house is orientated to the east. There is an additional bedroom of a resent construction on the roof top. Most furnishings have an old authentic Cretan style. Inside the house there are usable and decorative objects which are family heirlooms. Heating: Fireplace, cast-iron stove, radiator. The interior of the house is on two levels and communicates with 3 steps. Guests have the option of using the external wood oven upon request. There is also a barbecue grill. The welcoming will be from the hosts. Optionally, excursions to the area, traditional bread making and baking in the wood-burning oven, cheese making, as well as activities related to alternative tourism can be organized.

Armacha belongs to the Municipality of Minoa Pediados and is located at an altitude of 490 m, has 68 residents. The main occupations in this village are olive oil production and livestock. The village is supplied with water from the source of Agia Anna, located at the bottom of Gerakiani Lagada. It is 46.9 km from Heraklion and it is located at the western foot of Mount Afenti (altitude 1.578 m).
Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations are furnished with desks and dining tables. Kitchens offer refrigerators and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

This Minoa Pediada property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Recreational amenities at the vacation home include a water park.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Despoina Maragaki
Speaks English, Greek

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Children's dinnerware


  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • Smart TV
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Fenced yard
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer

Work spaces

  • Desk


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Water park
  • Golfing on site
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Power boating nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit


  • Sleeps 5
  • Unit size: 1023 sq ft (95 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property Registration Number 00000331906

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Mylopetra Traditional House Minoa Pediada
Mylopetra Traditional House Private vacation home
Mylopetra Traditional House Private vacation home Minoa Pediada

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Tolles Haus in ruhiger Umgebung
Das Haus Mylopetra von Despoina ist ein wunderschönes altes Weinbauernhaus in den Bergen. Zwei getrennte Schlafzimmer, ein Wohnbereich und eine geschützte Terrasse machen es auch an Regentagen angenehm. Desponia hat das Haus mit allen notwendigen Utensilien ausgestattet, dass es sich aufwändig kochen, waschen und lesen lässt. Eine zuvorkommende und hilfsbereite Gastfamilie hilft bei allen Wünschen und Fragen. Einziger Wermutstropfen ist: Im Dorf selbst gibt es nichts. Jegliche Aktivität ausserhalb des Hauses ist mit einer Autofahrt verknüpft. Wen das nicht stört hat hier ein extrem schönes Refugium.