Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Villa LOTUS is an independent new villa, built with traditional materials, bioclimatic design and ecological susceptibility. It has its own entrance, own garden and it's own swimming pool. A retreat with privacy bathed in the scent of jasmine, honeysuckle, of evening primrose and levanter. It is located at the western part of the traditional village Prines overlooking the White Mountains, the Cretan Sea and wild oak trees. You hear only the chirp of the birds and yet you are only 300 m. from restaurants with delicious local food and the center of the village, 2,5 km from beautifull sandy beaches and 5 km from the picturesque town of Rethymno.
Ideal for couples, families with children of all ages and groups. You can relax and let the owner to introduce you to the customs and rituals of real Crete and guide you in the exploration of the historical, cultural and religious sites. As nature lover and cyclist she will acquaint you with the unspoiled Crete and as a hostess she, together with her associates, will take care of everyday concerns.
Because of its central position on the island of Crete, from LOTUS villa you can exprore all the island by daily excursions. The guests who need to relax and enjoy the calmness and the sun near the pool or on the veranda will find here their paradise. The guests who are looking for exploring the magnificent Cretan nature, the famous gorges, the caves, the beaches all around the island and discovering the unspoilt villages or the younger guests who are going in for sports will find here all the activities they want to do.
It has the GNTO authorization (number :MHTE 1041K123K2628301).
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||3 KM|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: CHANIA OR HERAKLION 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Crete region
The city of RETHYMNON, a place blessed with beauty, embraced by breathtaking mountains and the deep blue of the Mediterranean, decorated with renaissance colors and inhabited by people known for their hospitality, honoring their ancestors and traditions.
It is a place one falls in love at first sight and visitors are able to feel the positive vibes of the city from the very first moment, making them feel at home.
Rethymnon is the most living-friendly town in Crete. You will enjoy walking in the narrow picturesque streets of the Old Town, shopping hand made local products and artigrafts, clothes, imaginative jewels, furs and various gifts.You will enjoy the sunset over the sea sitting in a cafe bar in the Old Harbour or walking the enormous promenade along the beach, facing the sunlight or the sunset.
PRINES is a quiet, authentic Cretan village. The village, with its Ottoman and Venetian architectural influence is built at an attitude of 200 m. above sea level. Although it is located at a distance of 5 km from the town of Rethymno it keeps the tranquility and the oradinary tempo of life in a village. The nearest beach is only 2 km from the village driving on a very nice road with wild oak trees around there. In the village there are restaurants, mini markets where you will find everything you need and cafe, so, if you want, you can stay and enjoy relaxing in the village. If not, you can visit the traditional villages and monasteries around Prines village, swimming in fantastic sandy beaches in the area or visiting Rethymno town again and again (5' min. driving from the villa).
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