ELOUNDA ISLAND VILLAS

Elounda, Lassithi, Crete

80€
Accommodation Type Studios & Apartments
Rooms 9
Capacity 26
Open May - October

One kilometer from the village of Elounda and 9 km from Agios Nikolaos, the «Elounda Island Villas» apartments are the only accommodation on the peninsula of Spinalonga. Overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello, they offer privileged quiet surroundings, close to small sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and many archaeological sites.

Built on the seafront, with respect to the local architecture and environment, the 9 apartments are surrounded by a large private garden with olive and carob trees.
 
The property is ecological and uses alternative forms of energy. Electricity and hot water are produced by a photovoltaic system and all the bulbs are low consumption ones. The apartments do not have heating or air conditioning but they have fans.
 
At your disposal there is a reception with a lounge area, where you will find all the information about the activities and excursions offered in the region.
 
At the snack bar located in the garden, which is decorated with original art work and gifts made by greek artists, you can enjoy authentic homemade pies and traditional Greek cuisine, Cretan salads and wonderful fresh juices.
 
Breakfast is served daily upon request. 
Hiking

Guest Inn Opinion

Authentic Cretan seaside stop, which perfectly combines a traditional and ecological accommodation, delicious homemade food and gives you the opportunity to discover the area of Elounda and the amazing hinterland.

Facilities

Reception
Sitting room
Breakfast Room
Verandah
Garden
Snack-Bar
Baby cot free of charge
Daily cleaning service
WiFi in public areas only
Private parking
Towels & sheets included
Credit cards accepted

Spoken Languages

English

Customer Reviews

Odyle D. / France / July, 2014
endroit super...l'appartement était fort agréable et nous avons apprécié de prendre nos petits déjeuners là devant la baie...grand beau temps, magnifique pour nous français, 28 le matin et 35/4O l'après midi !

Access Information

Driving from Heraklion: (90km, 1h00 approx.) Take the Heraklion-Agios Nikolaos National Road and before entering the city of Ag. Nikolaos at the cross road, turn to the left towards Elounda. 500 m after the hotel Elounda Bay Palace, turn to the right (U-turn) towards Akti Olous and continue straight ahead for about 1 km. The Elounda Island Villas are located on your right hand site and it is the only building on the island of Spinalonga.


Distances

Shops
1000 m
Village
1000 m
Sailing
1.5 km
Sea Sports
1.5 km
Museum
9.0 km
Diving
1.5 km
Beach
20 m
Wetland
500 m

Calculate your itinerary

Apartment 2 persons (×3 ) 40 m2

Max Persons: 2
Max Adults: 2
Children : Yes
Minimum stay 3 nights

Amenities

Fan
Kitchenette
Toilet with shower
Verandah
View to Sea
Two spaces
Ground Floor
1st Floor
View to village
Hair dryer
1 Double bed
Sitting room
Wifi
View garden

Apartment 4 persons (×1 ) 60 m2

Max Persons: 4
Max Adults: 4
Children : Yes
Minimum stay 3 nights

Amenities

Fan
Kitchenette
Bathroom with a tub
Toilet with shower
Verandah
View to Sea
Three spaces
Ground Floor
Hair dryer
1 Double bed
2 single beds
Sitting room
Wifi
View garden

Superior apartment 2 persons (×2 ) 40 m2

Max Persons: 2
Max Adults: 2
Children : Yes
Minimum stay 3 nights

Amenities

Fan
Kitchenette
Bathroom with a tub
Satelite TV
Verandah
View to Sea
Two spaces
Ground Floor
1st Floor
View to village
Hair dryer
1 Double bed
Sitting room
Wifi
View garden

Superior apartment 4 persons (×3 ) 60 m2

Max Persons: 4
Max Adults: 4
Children : Yes
Minimum stay 3 nights

Amenities

Fan
Kitchenette
Bathroom with a tub
Toilet with shower
Verandah
View to Sea
View to Mountain
Three spaces
Ground Floor
1st Floor
View to village
Hair dryer
1 Double bed
2 single beds
Sitting room
Wifi
View garden

Walk around and explore marked trails, accompanied by the owners, qualified guides or on your own, starting from your place of stay or within 10 km.

If you like crowds, you can visit the village of Elounda, 1 km farther, where you will find bars, taverns, mini-markets and all the necessities. There are daily trips by boat to the island of Spinalonga. The picturesque port of Agios Nikolaos is a 10 minutes drive away.
 
From the accommodation you can take many walks and discover Byzantine churches, old windmills and a small wetland nature reserve for migratory birds.
 
Rent a motor boat and sale around the Island and the bay (license not needed). An instructor picks you up from the beach in front of the houses, shows you how to drive the boat and provides us with useful tips of where to swim.
 
There are also organized many hiking trails and a professional driver can escort you: Ancient Olous & Spinalonga, getting acquainted with nature and the Cretan herbs, hiking to the top of Mount Oxa, the Aforesmenou cape, etc.
 
The journey takes half or a full day, lunch and picnics can be offered upon your request and at an additional charge.
At this property you can book yoga and massage by professionals by appointment.
 
200 meters away you can swim among the submerged ruins of the Minoan town named "Olous" and enjoy the beautiful beaches and turquoise waters, the nearest being 20 meters from the accommodation.
The Kolokitha beach, the most famous of the region, located 1,200 meters away and accessible on foot, by car or by boat.
 
The area features many bays and inlets that will satisfy lovers of diving.
 
Visit the inland villages surrounded by vineyards and ancient sites, away from mass tourism, the Lassithi plateau, and the fortress of Spinalonga, a former leper exile space.
 
 

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