Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This beautiful villa has four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and a spacious lounge and dining area.
The large shaped swimming pool looks over new landscaped garden leading to your very own Tennis Court.
Should you want to chill out by the pool with a book or simply take in the surrounding scenery this is the place.
If you feel more energetic then head for the tennis court with one of the best views around. Still have energy to burn then the large games room has a variety of games to keep the most active family occupied including table tennis, pool & fuseball.
A shaded barbecue & new Bar area enables relaxing al-fresco dining with views to some of the best scenery in Crete.
In a private setting in the low hills of Pano Elounda yet only 10 minutes from restaurants, tavernas, sandy beach and the town of Elounda, central to both Plaka and the historic isle of Spinalonga (4km) and Agios Nikolaos (9km) by the wonderful scenic coastal road or even by boat.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Elounda 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heraklion 65 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Mid -Week linen and towel changes
Kitchen with all mod-cons
Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Large basement with games room : fuse-ball , table tennis, pool and magnetic darts, assorted games.
Long Range walkie talkies for use of - save on mobile phone costs
Wi-Fi connection now available,
Surround sound tv /dvd cinema & music system - selection of cds
Ipod docking station - just bring your ipod
Cot and extra bed available on request
|Further details outdoors|
Stunning views from nearly every room in the villa
All first floor bedrooms have balcony access
Excellent tennis court and swimming pool
BBQ & shaded pegula for al-fresco dining any time of the day.
New Bar with stools and great view
Spacious newly landscaped garden in an ideal setting.
Variety of Sun loungers & chairs for patio and pool area
Large expandable wooden table & chairs for 8 for al fresco dining
Private yet within easy reach of most amenities.
Welcome pack provided on arrival if requested
Meet and Greet service providing guests with keys and information. Local representative on hand to answer any questions or emergencies.
Ground floor bedroom with shower en-suite may be more suitable to some as is accessible on same level to all ground floor rooms.
There is a facility to allow more than 8 guests - fold up, sofa bed and air beds available but will incur extra cost.
No smoking in the Villa please.
The Crete region
The Prefecture of Lassithi lies in the east of Crete, offering gorgeous beaches, and a huge, lush plateau, covered in archaeological treasures and beautiful places to walk. This quieter region of Crete is the perfect place to take a top class beach holiday, yet still be able to immerse yourself in the traditional way of life.
Awarded no less than 32 European Blue Flags for the cleanliness of its many beaches means that whether you go in search of a blissfully secluded cove beach or a large, sweeping beach adorned with beach bars and endless facilities, you are almost certain to find a clean, safe beach. The larger beaches are almost certain to offer water skiing, sailing, windsurfing and diving opportunities, as well as the chance to go deep sea fishing off the shores of the island. There are also a variety of scuba diving centres scattered across this side of Crete.
The inland regions of Lassithi are also quite remarkable. Towering sandstone cliffs are scoured with deep valleys and deep, blue lakes, making it the ideal location for hang gliding, hiking, climbing, caving, mountain biking, fishing and walking, and catching sight of eagles and falcons.
Elounda is quietly becoming a renowned tourist resort on the coastline of Lassithi for all the right resons.
Tranquillity can still be be found with stunning shaded beaches and crystal still waters giving you a magical mix of Greek charm, yet with modern facilities and a great number of activities on offer.
After a day at the villa, on the beach or in the water snorkelling, Elounda town is particularly good place to sample that famous Cretan cuisine. A lively bar /restaurant or a quieter taverna by the harbour is your choice.
The Ancient city of Olous was settled in Minoan times and today its ruins can be found in the sea after they subsided or sunk because of an earthquake or possibly volcano eruption on Santorini.
Within easy reach, travel a short distance by the coastal road with its amazing scenery to Plaka and Agios Nikolaos, two contrasting towns in opposite directions both worthy of a visit.
Plaka just 4 km away with its charming and hidden shops & restaurants from where you can look out directly onto the Bay of Mirabello & Crete's 'jewel in the crown' the Isle of Spinalonga, ' Isle of Tears' the most famous isle on Crete and wonder at its remarkable history. Once a Venetian fortress and in recent history a former leper colony up to 1957, Best selling book 'Island' by Victoria Hislop, Spinalonga is the actual Island
and soon to become a World Heritage Site.
Hard to resist dipping in the crystal clear sea from the pebble beach or driving up into the hills to look down over Spinalonga and the whole bay through to Elounda, a dramatic view.
Plaka is an ideal village for walking as it is quite flat and perfect for ambling around. For the more adventurous there is also the opportunity to walk the coastal cliff paths affording wonderful views of the village and surrounding mountains where eagles and falcons are often seen.
Agios Nikolaos (9km) on the other hand is more vibrant with its fine array of shops and restaurants and much more. Ask any taxi to take you to 'the Lake in Ag. Nik' , this most charming feature connected to the sea by a straight channel in its natural surrounding of red rock and trees will attract and mesmerises you.
At the small open air theatre by the lake locals & visitors alike can often enjoy musical & dance presentations.
You will find the 'Square' at the centre of town with its memorial surrounded by orange trees, where from here in every direction you will find something of interest be it the towns shops, its beach, the lake or the Marina.
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2 Sep 2013
"Great family holiday"
In one of Crete's most exclusive areas with a wide choice of luxury accommodation, Villa Anatoli stands out for its spectacular views, large garden and private tennis court. We've stayed in many similar villas in the Med and this one was particularly modern, clean, comfortable and well equipped. The access track is quite typical and there's no need for a 4x4, but a car is essential. Spinalonga is well worth a trip and take an early boat from Plaka to avoid the crowds and heat of the day (take water as none is sold on the island). The crystal clear waters around Plaka are stunning, but show pictures of sea urchins to the kids so they know what to avoid (we didn't and the local doctor says that she spends every day picking spikes out of kids' feet!)
5 Aug 2013
We stayed as a family of 8 in Aug 2013, and had arguably the best holiday yet! The villa is really lovely and met every expectation we might have had. The pictures are really genuine and you wont be d… More
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16 Jan 2013
"Spectacular week in a wonderful villa"
We spent a superb week chilling and soaking up the October sun, in this wonderful villa.It's exactly as described and photographed, very comfortable indeed, without being over-the-top sumptuous. … More
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26 Jun 2012
"Amazing Villa Fantastic Location"
We have just returned to rain drenched UK from a fantastic week at this Villa. Everything from booking, meeting the property manager in resort, welcome pack, mid-week cleaning and the daily visit from the friendly English pool cleaner called Chris was exceptional. The villa surpassed its description and the views were to die for. Elounda itself was quiet but there were a large variety of restaurants and the shop keepers were friendly and helpful.
Don't be put off by the steep drive to the villa, after just one trip your confidence grows and avoiding potholes becomes the norm. It's a minor negative especially when you reach the fantastic villa at the end. A four wheel drive vehicle would be beneficial. Overall we had a brilliant time and would definitely return again.
2 Apr 2012
Great location. View is sensational, without another building in sight. Well serviced, spacious villa. Tennis court a big bonus, pool unheated so bit cool at this time of year! Problem with hot water… More
Your kind comments were very much appreciated & very informative for future guests.
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