Prines holiday villa rental with private pool, beach/lake nearby, beach/lake nearby and internet access

13 reviews

From the manager

  • Villa
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

From the manager

Villa Elli is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by "etouri vacation rental management" which means :

- We organised the villa down to every detail and check it annually.

- Quick booking process and support in every step of your holidays.

- A personal holiday advisor at your disposal for holiday organisation (free concierge service before and during stay).

- Assistance in booking services and excursions.

- Pre arrival service with detailed information of the area of the villa.


Nestling on a quiet lane in the village of Prines, Villa Elli is a superb rural hideaway, timber-built in traditional style. Set in an area of magnificent natural beauty, surrounded by gardens of pretty flower shrubs and fruit trees. It is more than a country cottage only minutes from the beach...

Villa Elli is ideal as a peaceful hideaway and combined with a car a perfect start point for any of your Cretan adventures. Prines village is at the center of Crete making it easy to visit the whole island. It also has easy access to all necessary points of interest like market, banks, hospital etc.

Villa Elli consists of a ground and upper ground floors along with a first floor in a form of an attic or loft. It can accommodate 6 people in beds and up to 8 if necessary.

- Interior Layout -

On the ground floor there is an open plan area with the living room, the dinning area and a fully equipped kitchen. The living room has a piano area and the fireplace. There is also an entertainment set with a flat screen satellite TV and a game console. The ground floor also has a WC with laundry facilities. From the living room and the dining area there is access to the veranda and the pool-garden area.

On the upper ground floor there are two double bedrooms both with a double bed, the main bathroom. Both rooms have their own veranda with sitting arrangement.

The loft is a third bedroom with two single beds, closet and a private balcony. A small area but with a unique romantic decoration and cosy arrangement.

- Outdoor areas -

The villa is completely fenced and the large trees, surround's it create a complete private space for all guests. There is a private parking area (not roof covered) that could accommodate up to two cars and is controlled by a garage door.

The outdoors contain the 20 square meters swimming pool, the park with dining facilities, the barbecue area, one veranda with a seating area and many flower gardens!

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: King Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Once your reservation has been confirmed you will be connected to our concierge service and your personal holiday advisor. We will welcome you in the villa upon arrival regardless of the arrival time, even if it is late at night. Additionally during your stay you have full disposal to the Holiday Advisor Team by email, mobile or landline (VOIP) phone in the villa directly connected to our office (like a room connected to the reception desk of a hotel), for any kind of: - Questions for the house / area - Suggestions & making bookings for restaurants, attractions / activities - Assistance in arranging services such as private chef, boat trips, transfers and more. Our goal is to be there for you and help you get the best out of your holidays!



Things to know

Check in: 15:00 Check out: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


To be covered by Payment Protection this rental needs to be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Damage deposit: (£126.64) €150.00

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No smoking at this property

House rules

Payment Schedule: The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation. The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Refundable security deposit of 150€ is required.

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About the manager

Etouri Vacation Rental Management
Tourist Licence
Average reply time:
3 hours 55 minutes

Calendar updated:
11 Oct 2021

Years listed:

Based in:
Languages spoken: English
This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 Jun 2015. Located in Rethymnon, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1357 to £1429.
The Manager has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Oct 2021.


Very Good
13 reviews
Very Good

Looking for a Mediterranean Villa like in the movies? This is it!
Aug 2021

I was always wondering if I could find any romantic villa I was seeing them in the movies. Always wanted to have a nice dinner like group of people in the movie Before Midnight. Almost all similar vil… More 

Reviewed 6 Sep 2021

Ploeren, France

Aug 2020

Une belle villa, juste un manque de poêle dans la cuisine et des chiens dans le voisinage qui aboyaient toutes les nuits (pas des plus agréables pour dormir). Mais un très bon accu… More 

Reviewed 18 Aug 2020

Fleville-devant-Nancy, France

Merci Elli!
Aug 2019

Une adorable Villa dans le village de Prines, a quelques kms seulement de l effervescence de Rethymnon. Tres propre et calme et la charmante Elli est au petit soin de ses hôtes ! Un jardin subli… More 

Reviewed 27 Aug 2019

Adam D
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Beautiful, peaceful, well maintained
Jul 2019

Fantastic, thank you to Elli and the etouri vacation team for a pleasant, memorable stay. Arrived to a home cooked meal for 3 adults and 6 children, with leftovers. Villa was well positioned to beache… More 

Reviewed 3 Aug 2019

Gertjan S
Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands

Beautiful Villa at a quiet location
Jul 2019

We stayed in Villa Elli for two weeks with our two adult sons and the girlfriend of one of them. The villa is a very spacious traditional greek house with a very beautiful garden and swimming pool. Th… More 

Reviewed 22 Jul 2019

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