Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Rethymnon
Fully equipped villa with private pool and astonishing breathtaking views!
Amazing 3 double-bedroom villa with private pool and astonishing breathtaking views of the Cretan scenery, mountains and lush valley. 10 min way from the famous Saint Antony gorge!
Our Villa is situated in the outskirts of Lampini, a nice, small and quite village in the inner island of Crete. This rural village set amidst rolling hills of olive, orange and Clementine trees at the top of a lush valley.
Due to it’s location, Lampini is a perfect starting point to discover the island of Crete. The near by village of Aghia Pelagia and Mixorrouma village (2km drive/cycle/walk) which has several small shops. The spectacular Saint Antony gorge is at approx. 8km distance of the villa, Preveli Beach and Monastery at 17km, and Plakias village with the surroundings beaches at 22 km. You
Karines and Patsos villages are 5km and 9km distance.
Gorge of St. Anthony is also known as Patsos Gorge. The names comes from Patsos village situated at a distance of 3 kilometres and the church St. Anthony which is located in a cave at the top of the gorge.
This is one of the famous gorges of Crete length 5 km (map) and it host 80 species
flora, of which four are protected in accordance with EU Directive 92/43. They also counted 24 species of fauna, of which 11 are protected.
You can easily cross the gorge by a soft path that is configured properly from the Cave to the 'Dam of the Rivers'. Admire the flowing waters throughout the year, perennial trees, rare wild flowers, the cave of Kranai Hermes and of course don't forget to taste the 'Blessing' that comes through the rock, where lies the chapel of St. Anthony.
Other Activities: trekking, hitch-hiking
Ski: Psiloritis Mountain.
- Low Allergen Environment
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- pets considered