Villa Meimar is a lovely villa and Bali, 7km, is a great place to spend evenings for dinner.
We used Go rent a Car and had no trouble with collection or the car for our stay. It villa is about 45 minutes from Heraklion and 30 minutes from Rethymnon.
You are in a gated area with 5 villas mostly lived in or private rental so the area is quiet. However you are just above the main road and there is noise from the road which can be heard outside. If you want a very peaceful place to stay this isn't for you but to be honest I didn't notice the noise after a couple of days - it was just background noise.
You have a private drive and garden with pool and look straight out over the sea towards Bali and get great sunsets. There are 6 sunbeds and a brolly which can be moved around for shade. There is a shaded area to eat outside and 2 more loungers with cushions. There is a BBQ.
The kitchen is very well stocked with plates, mugs, cutlery and pots and pans etc. There are a few...