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Villa Eleni

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Villa
Villa Eleni is a delightful, secluded villa, surrounded by cypress trees, olive trees and colourful aromatic flowers, offering absolute privacy in a quiet, ancient cretan village.The villa is complimented by a beautiful, infinity pool and enjoys views to the countryside, the White mountains and the sea beyond. The location is perfect, as it is within a short walk from Douliana village center, the minimarket and lovely tavernas. The area is perfect for walking and biking as there are several country paths and quiet small roads. The surrounding villages, Gavalochori, Vamos, Almyrida and Kalives offer a great selection of organic food shopping, including several local bakeries, butchers, fruit and vegetable shops as well as small supermarkets. Eating out can make every day a special day, as ...Villa Eleni is a delightful, secluded villa, surrounded by cypress trees, olive trees and colourful aromatic flowers, offering absolute privacy in a quiet, ancient cretan village.The villa is complimented by a beautiful, infinity pool and enjoys views to the countryside, the White mountains and the sea beyond. The location is perfect, as it is within a short walk from Douliana village center, the minimarket and lovely tavernas. The area is perfect for walking and biking as there are several country paths and quiet small roads. The surrounding villages, Gavalochori, Vamos, Almyrida and Kalives offer a great selection of organic food shopping, including several local bakeries, butchers, fruit and vegetable shops as well as small supermarkets. Eating out can make every day a special day, as the local tavernas and the ones in the nearby villages are renown for the delicious fresh cooked local dishes and the reasonable prices. The villa itself, is very well appointed, decorated in traditional style, with a fully equipped kitchen, two spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is a perfect choice for sophisticated couples or small families! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1042K0636100More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
Ariadne Kallergi (Property Manager Authentic Crete)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 12 May 2019

By far the best equippped holiday property we have ever stayed in. Pair that with the wonderful peaceful location and privacy and you have an amazing combination. Villa Eleni is on the outskirts of a small traditional Cretan village about 5 minutes drive up from...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 25 September 2018

located on edge of a small village. Very comfortable, excellently maintained villa with nice pool. Ideal place to enjoying a relaxing holiday.

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank John H
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We have just returned from a two week stay in Villa Eleni staying with my Wife and 16 year old daughter and 12 year old son. Villa Eleni is a wonderful villa set in the most beautiful surroundings complete with a good size pool the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We’ve been lucky enough to stay again in Villa Eleni. Everything I wrote last year still applies. From the moment I first stepped out of the car to open the gate and heard the intense buzzing of hundreds of bees in the carob tree to...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank Northernblonde
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was our second visit, having first discovered this treasure in 2016. Villa Eleni is my favourite villa of those we've rented during our many visits to Crete over the last 25 years. Its position, in the picturesque village of Douliana in the hills above...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank pablo44
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This beautiful villa is set in a lovely hillside location in the village of Douliana, close to Vamos town and 5minutes from Kalyves on the coast. It is secluded and peaceful, and has very comfortable furnishings. The kitchen is wonderfully well-equipped and there is a...More

Date of stay: June 2017
2  Thank DebbieRuthW
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed here for 11 nights at the beginning of October. The villa itself is spacious,spotless, comfortable and peaceful. It's very well equipped with a good library, dishwasher and other things not usually provided in villas we've previously stayed in. But the best part by...More

Date of stay: October 2016
4  Thank Northernblonde
ArianChania, VR Owner at Villa Eleni, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and inspiring writing. It is so important to us, as well as to future guests, to read such genuine comments. To all our team, such reviews are of great value as they increase our motivation to continue...More

Reviewed 5 September 2014

Villa Eleni was beautiful! It was very well equipped and very comfortable. The pool was lovely, though may not be suitable for small children due to the drop over the infinity edge. The gardens were pretty and larger than we expected. It was completely secluded...More

Date of stay: August 2014
2  Thank ks36
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Douliana is a traditional and ancient Cretan village, it is reliant on sheep and olive farming for its main sources of income. A few beautifully restored and some new villas surrounded by beautiful countryside, a couple of family-run tavernas with a cool, tree shaded courtyard a mini market and a couple of cafeneions, make the village a perfect escape from the busy resorts. There are amazing views over up to the White Mountains and beautiful country paths perfect for walking or biking. Gavalocori and Vamos, larger villages with a selection of great tavernas,traditional bakeries, small shops and artifact museums are less than 5 minutes drive and the sandy beach of Almyrida is just 3 kms away. distance of the villa. In Kalives at 3km there are small supermarkets, several tavernas and a ch...
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