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  • Delicious breakfast

    Thank you for the delicious breakfast.

    Lucile, Adrian


  • The best of our wedding trip.

    Thank you so much for your magnificent building. It was the best time of our “wedding trip” in Crete.

    We will make lots of advertising for you in France and are very curious to come again in a few years to see your complete settlement!

    Thanks again

    Catherine + Reraud


  • Amazing time

    Thank you very much for your hospitality, kind service and looking after us!

    We had an amazing time and hope to be back!


  • Like paradise!


    Here is like paradise!! I’d like to stay permanent.



  • A wonderful place to stay

    Konstantinos, thank you for a wonderful place to stay. It was lovely here.  I bought this wine on Santorini and then realised I can’t fly with it. Please enjoy!



  • (Ελληνικά) Ευχάριστη, φιλόξενη διαμονή.

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  • Absolutely perfect!

    A wonderful, relaxing experience. Absolutely perfect!

    Hope to see you again.

    Daug + Rosemarie



  • Congratulation

    With a lot of big thank you and  congratulations. See you later I hope.


  • Great time.

    Do not want to go!

    See you again I hope. Thank you for a great time.

    Liz + Jan


  • Felt like princesses

    Thank you for everything.

    We felt like princesses. It’s normal in the house of an imperator!

    We bought some mizythra and we couldn’t finish it and don’t dare to carry it: we left it in the fridge. Thank you also for the beautiful music.

    Say thank you to Nico for the wonderful coffee.



  • So quiet and fine.


    Thank you, our holidays in Crete where so quiet and fine, in large part due to the Samonas.

    Each evening we find tranquility for the night. Each morning we have so surprising and good breakfast.

    You are, Katherina and you, charming persons and quite nice. Yesterday we try to see you before going to the so good taverna of the village. After, we are surprise to see your packet. Thank you!

    PS. We don’t need umbrellas. They are for Katherina and you.

    Nadia, Yoam, Eric and Mateo


  • Home away from home

    Konstantinos, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. A very lovely “home away from home”. We’re impressed by your various talents and will definitely recommend Samonas to others.

    Katerine (??) thank you for your clean up efforts and the cake in the morning.

    Sue + Chris


  • wow! Amazing stay.

    wow. This villa is like a dream come true for our whole family. Every detail is thought out to make our stay unbelievable. The bikes and pool were so fun and everything is very well kept. Thank you Konstantinos for  your hospitality. Our stay was amazing and we hope to return someday!


    The Staroselsky’s

    Colorado, USA


  • (Ελληνικά) Ελπίζουμε να έρθουμε ξανά

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  • (Ελληνικά) Υπέροχα δωμάτια

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  • The best place to relax

    Blue Sea, Fresh  Air, High Mountains, Many little ExOs, Wonderful Nature, ThAnk you, KonStantinos!

    is the best place to relax!!!

    Susie & Klaus


  • Doesn’t get better.

    It really doesn’t;t get better than this! Enjoy every minute.



  • Συγχαρητήρια

    Όπως ξαφνική ήταν η απόφασή μας να περάσουμε εδώ το Σαβ/κο έτσι απρόσμενα ευεργετική και ευχάριστη ήταν η διαμονή μας.

    Δε θα πω απλά ευχαριστώ, αλλά συγχαρητήρια για το ενδιαφέρον που δείχνεις σε βαθύτερα πράγματα από μια απλή διαμονή των επισκεπτών σου.

    Παρ’ αυτά… ευχαριστούμε και θα τα ξαναπούμε!!

    Ε. Βολανάκη


  • Tremendously impressed

    Konstantinos, we wish you the success you deserve with your project here in Samonas. Your hospitality has been deeply appreciates and we have been tremendously impressed by your re-creation of traditional craft and style, with modern comforts.

    Many many Thanks.

    John and Veron  Wilson


  • A unique experience

    Konstantinos, we have loved our time here. Your hospitality, the personal touches in the apartment and the seclusion of Samonas, made for a unique + special experience.

    We wish you the success that you deserve and we hope very much to come back.

    Susan + Jonathan



  • So much heart and soul

    Dear Konstantinos

    we have loved staying at Samonas, of all the places in Crete we loved your villa best of all. You have put so much of your heart and soul into this place, with so many extra “touches” of good taste and craftsmanship. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and we hope your business does really well.

    Alice & Dave Bruce


  • (Ελληνικά) Αξέχαστη εμπειρία

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  • (Ελληνικά) Μαγευτήκαμε…

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  • (Ελληνικά) Ευχαριστούμε για όλα.

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  • (Ελληνικά) Φανταστικό τοπίο

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  • (Ελληνικά) Όλα ήταν υπέροχα

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  • (Ελληνικά) Θα ξανάρθουμε σίγουρα.

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  • What a find!

    Just wanted to say thanks and what a great place you have here. You’re the perfect host and we will be back next year. What a find!

    R + K


  • We loved Samonas

    Dear Konstantinos, you are the perfect host!

    We loved Samonas – the beauty of the mountains, the sea view, the quiet (and the dogs + goats + chickens too!)

    A very special place – when we return we’ll bring more sunshine! With love and peace.

    Penelope + John Parkin



  • Beautiful villa

    It was only for one night, but it was a fantastic stay and a beautiful villa. Hope to come again!

    M + M + Zoeteke



  • So welcome

    Fantastic accommodation  and a very relaxing holiday.

    Thanks for making us so welcome.

    Best wishes

    Alex + Mike


  • A little chunk of paradise

    Fantastic host, fantastic place, brilliant country.

    Thanks for making our 25th wedding anniversary that little bit more special. Samonas retreat is a little chunk of Paradise.  Thank you.

    Martin + Susanne


  • Cretan hospitality

    Thank you for NOT only allowing us to experience cretan hospitality, but for providing us with a memory we will treasure all our days.

    Thank you

    Savvas + Nilda


  • Perfect for us

    This traditional settlement is just we imagined – perfect for us.

    Thanks for having this wonderful week here. Hope we can come back some day.

    Marita Raimo


  • Best place we ever stayed

    Probably the best place we ever stayed… Our room is truly a dream, a paradise on earth.

    We really hope to come back again, maybe for more days. Thanks again to you and to the ladies of the taverna for your kindness.


    Paole e Giorgio Pazano




  • A fantastic 2 weeks

    A truly beautiful place – every detail carefully thought through. We have had a fantastic two weeks – due in large measure to staying here. Thank you!

    Karen + Maurice Wicker


  • A truly lovely place.

    This has been such a wonderful experience. We have felt like guests and friends – not customers.

    Everything here has been created with such skill and sensitivity – a truly lovely place.

    We hope very much to see you again. Best wishes,

    Richard + Brenda  Lauren


  • Stunning views

    Fabulous place, stunning views. Well worth the drive up the mountain (even though you have to drive with your eyes shut at times!!)

    Thanks for making us feel special. See you soon

    Vince + Carolyne


  • Grazie e arrivederci

    Grazie e arrivederci.

    Real, great, Cretan hospitality. Thank you. Εφχαριστο

    Erica e Silvio



  • Best place on Crete

    Great place. The best on Crete.

    We hope to see it again.

    Thanks for everything!

    Marta  & Agnes


  • (Ελληνικά) Οι ομορφότερες διακοπές

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  • Samonas is fabulous

    Konstantinos, thank you so much for making our stay so enjoyable.

    Samonas retreat is fabulous – we hope to return one day and will certainly recommend to others in England!

    With very best wishes.

    PS: A very special thank you to Elatho too!

    Teresa and Aidan


  • Stunning


    Thank you so much. Very best wishes.

    Teresa + Aiden O’Kelly


  • Loved it

    Loved it.

    Many thanks.

    Liz + Jan Grzywarz


  • (Ελληνικά) Ανεπανάληπτη φιλοξενία

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  • (Ελληνικά) Γούστο και μεράκι

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  • (Ελληνικά) Θα ξανάρθω

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  • (Ελληνικά) Συγχαρητήρια

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  • (Ελληνικά) Ευχαριστούμε πολύ

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  • (Ελληνικά) Υπέροχο παραδοσιακό σπίτι

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  • (Ελληνικά) Όπως θα ‘θελα να ‘ναι το σπίτι μου.

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  • (Ελληνικά) Υπέροχο σπίτι

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  • (Ελληνικά) Όλα ήταν καταπληκτικά

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  • (Ελληνικά) Όλα ήταν υπέροχα

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  • (Ελληνικά) Μαντινάδα

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  • (Ελληνικά) Φανταστική δουλειά

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  • (Ελληνικά) Μεράκι και φαντασία

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  • (Ελληνικά) Θα ξανάρθουμε

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  • (Ελληνικά) Εξαίσια ιδέα.

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  • (Ελληνικά) Υπέροχα

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