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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Ideal location right on the harbour. In the centre of the resort but still quiet. Very friendly and welcoming owners. The apartment was very well equipped and the fixtures and fittings were immaculate. Very accommodating. They provided a cot, high chair, and linens for our baby too. We were also allowed to use another apartment on our last day due... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

The White Houses are beautiful and so well thought-out and looked-after. The location - alongside the harbour (complete with kingfishers!) and 20 metres from the beach - as well as several excellent tavernas, makes for a fantastic holiday.

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Bali, Indonesia
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

The White Houses (don't confuse the name with any other Makrigialos accom) is absolutely charming - your host, Gunnar, and manager, Nikos, are great! This is a well-established place and they know what they are doing! Not only a remarkable renovation but it's been well-maintained. The furnishings are an extremely good mix of traditional and modern. To say the kitchen... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

The The White Houses consist of several units and this year we were fortunate to have: The DOUBLE House. This was a very functional house - especially suitable for 2-3 generations - or 2-3 couples and we can warmly recommend it. F.ex: Grandparents on the ground floor. All on one level, large bedroom with double bed and bath/shower close. The... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed for a week in August 2014. We were met by Nikos, who was very efficient, very helpful and a nice chap. We had the balcony apartment for 2 people. It was very well-equipped with a welcoming hamper of food and essentials. The setting is marvellous, overlooking the lovely little harbour and at the quiet end of the bay,... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

I rented the Winter House for three weeks and had a fantastic time. From the moment I started the booking procedure to us leaving, everything was spot on. My emails were always answered very quickly and with lots of helpful hints and guidance; our welcome pack upon arrival had more than we needed for the first couple of days and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were lucky that we got to stayboth in the Winter House, and White House, down in the small fishing village of Makry-Gialos, Crete. The first week in The Winter House, which was more than big enough for 3 people. Beautifully decorated with Greek antiques and top quality all over. The Location is perfect, close to everything. A lovely terrace... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Been a couple of years since we visited The White Houses. We stayed in The Winter House this time. Still the same high standard, a home away from home. Nikos and the crew made sure eveything was perfect. Lovely welcome basket. We only had a week, but we will be back as Makrigialos and The White Houses are perfect for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

We had booked 4 nights in the Balcony Apartment, as part of The White Houses properties in the port town of Makry-Gialos. On arrival, manager Nikos said that seeing as we were celebrating an anniversary he would upgrade us to the Winter House which was a beautiful 3 bedroom house! A great start was made more lovely with a welcome... More 

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London
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

A group of us stayed there (for the second time) for a massage course held nearby. The rooms were clean, and decorated with genuine antiques. We found the houses well restored and each had real character. It was wonderful to sit on the balcony in the early morning (by now hot) sun. And the little harbour with its little boats... More 

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Beachside Bliss. Unique and splendid location. Self-catering houses and apartments close to beach. The perfect getaway for a relaxing holiday/vacation. Fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible with a great Team to look after you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Houses

Address: Harbour, Makry-Gialos, Crete 720 55, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Lasithi Prefecture > Makry-Gialos
Price Range: $127 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Just choose the one that's the correct size for your group! They are all really good :-)”
 of 5 bubbles AnnabelThomasBali, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Double House is very suitable for a Family With f.ex grandparents, and for 3 couples travelling together and sharing a house.”
 of 5 bubbles monast, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All the houses have sea views and are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles Djsrem, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We had the Winter House and all the rooms were great.”
 of 5 bubbles Tillybean17, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The Winter House is Perfect for two couples - total 5 persons. Two bathrooms, 3 bedrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles monast, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
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