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Villa Eleni Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Villa Eleni is a self catering villa about 3km outside the harbour area of Agia Galini in South Crete. Close to local un-crowded beaches, the villa has three bedrooms (two doubles and one with bunk beds), and open plan living area with vaulted ceilings and superb beautiful views across the bay of Messara. AirCon is provided as is heating for the winter. The lounge area boasts an open log fire in winter. TV is provided. The Villa has a secluded pool and garden.South Crete is a great location for the more peaceful 'get away from the crowds' type holiday or those looking for natural scenery, historic sites or uncrowded beaches. the historical sites of Faestos, Ag triada and Gortys are very close as is the town of Spili with its roman fountains. Sailing and diving are close by in Ag Galini.This are is renowned for dolphins and the historical story of Icarus and Daedelus. Villa Eleni is very secluded, not overlooked and has excellent facilities. A car is required.EOT license number:

Villa Eleni is a self catering villa about 3km outside the harbour area of Agia Galini in South Crete. Close to local un-crowded beaches, the villa has three bedrooms (two doubles and one with bunk beds), and open plan living area with vaulted ceilings and superb beautiful views across the bay of Messara. AirCon is provided as is heating for the winter. The lounge area boasts an open log fire in winter. TV is provided. The Villa has a secluded pool and garden.South Crete is a great location for the more peaceful 'get away from the crowds' type holiday or those looking for natural scenery, historic sites or uncrowded beaches. the historical sites of Faestos, Ag triada and Gortys are very close as is the town of Spili with its roman fountains. Sailing and diving are close by in Ag Galini.This are is renowned for dolphins and the historical story of Icarus and Daedelus. Villa Eleni is very secluded, not overlooked and has excellent facilities. A car is required.EOT license number: 1041.K9.1003.054601

Further details

Two week bookings will have a discount for the second week.

A deposit of £100/€100 is required against any breakages.

Further details indoors

Villa Eleni has three bedrooms, a bathroom with shower, a separate wc/shower room, open plan living area with a fully fitted kitchen with all amenities, and a superb balcony area with views over the bay of Messara. TV, aircon and heating are available. The lounge area has a vaulted ceiling.The main bedroom opens out to the pool area and has a double bed (two singles either separate or pushed together). Bedroom two has a double bed and bedroom three single bunk beds. All rooms have aircon, patio doors, double glazing and built in wardrobes.There is solar water heating and a back-up generator in case of power cuts.Broadband (pay as you go - book in advance) is available.

Further details outdoors

Just outside Ag Galini, a beautiful small harbor on the south side of Crete, Villa Eleni is well placed to visit local historical sites of Faestos, Ag Triada, Matala, Gortys and the town of Spili. The local town has facilities to rent cars, bikes and boat trips along the coast, or to view dolphins. There is plentiful shopping in Ag Galini which has bars, restaurants and a beach. Local beaches also include Pavlos, Ag Gorgios, Matala, Komos and Triopterra and also some not marked on any map! Tours to the Samaria Gorge and to Knossos can be booked in the town at many tourist offices. The town also has a post office, chemists, a doctors surgery and statues to Icarus and Daedelus. Just south of Psiloritis, the highest mountain in Crete (which remains snow covered well into May), Villa Eleni is well placed for relaxing away from mass tourism.

Location description from owner

The Rethymnon Prefecture region

Crete is the home of the Minoan civilization (3500 bc) and there are many historical sites to visit. The south coast, around Ag Galini boasts 340 days a year of sunshine and this makes Villa Eleni an all year round destination! Crete is 220 miles long and about 30 miles N-S. The west is very mountainous and the Samaria Gorge is worth visiting. There is much to do on Crete and a single visit will not be enough to see all the island!

Agia Galini

Agia Galini is a very attractive small harbour village with some nice beaches, nice shops, two pharmacies and a doctor! there are many nice bars and restaurants in the town, particularly on the harbour. From 2013 there is also a newly constructed 'ancient' Greek theater and cultural centre on the hill overlooking the harbour.Close to the historical sites of Faestos, Triada, Gortys and Spili, it makes a good setting for the romantic, historian, exercise fanatic, and sailor! There is a sailing school run by an English couple, and soon there will be a scuba diving centre. There are classes for art and handicraft, as well as birdwatching.The town has car hire, bike hire and tourist facilities, including coach trips to other sites on the island. There are also boat trips to other nearby beaches, islands and also o see the dolphins in the bay.In all, Ag Galini is an excellent all round location!

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: Bunk Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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About the owner

Martin F

Tourist Licence
1041K91003054601

Response rate:
65%
Calendar updated:
18 Jul 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, German


This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 23 Aug 2008. Located in Rethymnon Prefecture, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £600 to £1200.

The Owner has a response rate of 65% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 18 Jul 2016.

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“Peace and quiet.”

Reviewed 26 Feb 2013

This property is situated at the lower end of a hillside with both excellent views as well as lots of privacy. The house offers sufficient space and comfort, The kitchen is well equipped and the open plan living room features a balcony for having breakfast and late afternoon drinks. That is as long as the wind does not blow. In he latter case the poolside terrace is a better choice. The village of Agia Galini is close and offers sufficient choice of restaurants and shops. We did quite a lot of walking, but needed to create our own walks using Google Earth to find the back-roads and paths. One nice walk goes from Agia Galini to the west along the top of the cliffs overlooking he sea. You have to find it by yourselves though, since it is not indicated. To the west here are also lots of remote beaches, which in October you will have to share with almost nobody. In short: a good place for dolce far niente interspersed with bouts of activity, be it walking swimming or snorkeling.

“Great Place to stay”

Reviewed 21 Feb 2013

The Villa is great and quiet and very restful. You can sit and look out over bay all times of day knowing you are close enough to everything but on your own to enjoy the peace and relaxation of a holiday. We enjoyed so much are going back again this year.

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