Moonlight Villas ( 450m2 / 10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms / accommodate 18-27) located at Koutsouras, a quiet, agricultural village in South-Eastern Crete, is a ~450 m2 villas' complex (18-27 people) that features an infinity pool (52 m2) and adjoining Jacuzzi, from which you can enjoy stunning waterfront views, garden with BBQ, spacious outdoor dining area.
The interior furnishings have been carefully chosen to provide the utmost comfort with the use of natural and eco-friendly materials.
The results are stunning.
The 4 Moonlight Villas are named after the largest moons of Jupiter: Ganymede, Europa, Io, & Callisto.
Each villa has its own entrance and private verandas with majestic sea and/or garden views.
Europa Moon ( 218 m2, top floor, 360° views, 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, 6-8 people, heated jacuzzi on balcony ) :
Europa was built as the dream retirement residence of the owner, with unique and exquisite detail added to all corners of the home. An elevator leads to the top floor, which is occupied by the two villas, Europa and Io. A private door opens into Europa, and the visitor is immediately astounded by the panoramic views of the sea, sky, and rocky beach front. For most summer days, the sea is calm and limitless and provides you with an overwhelming feelings of tranquility and peace. On the rare days where winds blow from the south or southwest, you see large waves crash onto the rocky beach below, eliciting feelings of wild beauty, passion and adventure. The open floor plan allows harmonious movement between all main living spaces – the living room, belvedere, dining room, and kitchen- and the large balcony. The villa is unique, unforgettable, and simply breath-taking. The lovely terrace features comfortable seating, and looks out on magnificent panoramic views of the sea, sunset, village and surrounding landscape. Even during the winter months, the spectacular panoramic views can be enjoyed from the indoors belvedere, which has no walls – only glass. A 3-face fireplace situated between the living and dining rooms emits serenity and warmth throughout the year.
Europa features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, all with great sea views (yes, even the baths have views to the sea!). The spacious master bedroom, situated on the southeast corner of the villa, includes a king size bed, a private balcony, and an amazing view of the Mediterranean Sea. Down the hall from the master bedroom lies a luxury bathroom with a separate Jacuzzi tub and shower with hydro-massage. The second bedroom faces the amazing west coastline, and has its own private bathroom. The Europa villa also has state-of-the-art kitchen facilities (ice maker, wine cooler, grill, gas and electric cook-top).
Europa can accommodate up to 6 people (including sofas), but is also built for the superb comfort and enjoyment of a select few; perhaps two couples who want to share an unforgettable vacation, a family searching for luxury, or even a single couple traveling for a special occasion, honeymoon or not.
Named after Jupiter’s spectacular icy moon, the most likely place for the existence of life in our solar system, the Europa villa too has breathtaking allure, mystery and beauty that cannot be found anywhere else. During your stay you will become one with the sea and sky, the moon and the stars, and ready to live the beauty of Crete.
Io Moon ( 65 m2, top floor, southwest & north views - 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, 4-6 people )
Io was originally designed as the guest villa by the owners, thus it can be rented together with Europa. Other from sharing a stairway/elevator, however, Io is completely independent from Europa, and ideal for families with up to 4 children. The master bedroom holds spectacular southwestern views of the sea and surrounding landscape.
The second (garden-view) bedroom has 4 single (bunk-style) beds as well as a built-in closet. The villa has two verandas, one on the northeast side overlooking the back garden, and the other on the south side facing the Mediterranean Sea. The main décor theme of the Io residence: colorful sea creatures and blue teal hues throughout. Io is a handicapped-accessible residence.
Callisto Moon ( 85 m2, pool floor, south, west views to the sea, as well as access to back garden patio , 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms, 6-9 people)
Modeled after the vibrant Jupiter moon,Callisto welcomes you with its spectacular orange/green/blue colors. The front door leads into an open-plan kitchen/living/dining area. To the front, the large double doors open onto the outdoor south-facing veranda and pool/Jacuzzi tub, as well as bring in spectacular views of the Libyan Sea, the moon on the water, and the sunset.
Callisto features a bright, comfortable living room equipped with a fireplace and corner sofa, an open-plan kitchen, and a glass dining table. The large, shaded verandas at the front and side of the villa allow for spectacular views of the sea, sky and moon. They are furnished with an outside eating area and comfy furniture to enjoy the sea and pool views. The villa’s wall art carries on the theme of moon, cosmos and sea throughout the complex.
Callisto has 3 bedrooms, two of which form a separate wing with a shared bathroom. The master bedroom (king-sized bed) has double doors leading to the front verandas, swimming pool and outdoors Jacuzzi tub. You need move only a few steps from your bed to find yourself engulfed in the smell of sea, jasmine, and other local aromatic plants. The master bedroom shares a handicapped-accessible bathroom with a second bedroom with a double bed and a pull-out single bed, such that it can accommodate up to 3 children or friends. With a separate entrance from the living area, there is a 3rd, front-facing bedroom with two wall-mounted and folded bunk beds, as well as its own private bathroom. Callisto is a handicapped-accessible residence, ideal for a group of friends or two families.
Ganymede Moon ( 29m2, pool floor, southwest & north views, 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom, 2-4 people)
Ganymede is modeled after the rocky, fiery Jupiter moon and provides the most economical solution for a family who wishes to spend their holiday surrounded with luxury and breathtaking scenery in the most economical way. Ganymede possesses a private entrance off of the pool terrace.
The villa employs a studio layout and possesses a private bedroom with a double bed, a corner couch in the cozy living room, a chair that unfolds into a single bed, as well as a loft bed ideal for children over 6 years old (or grown-up children too!). A fully-equipped kitchen and dining area opens into an outside patio complete with a wooden pergola, where you can enjoy the hot hours of the day.
The mornings are best spent in the front patio, outside the living room, where you can enjoy your coffee in the company of a spectacular view of the sea. The same location is also ideal for sunsets, particularly in the fall (October) months when the sun settles onto the water.