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Ideal villa for large groups! Private pool, Hot Tube! 5 min away from Rethymno!

Bedrooms 8
Separate WCs2
Space 3,605 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Villas with 8 bedroom, 5 minutes drive to Rethymno town and beach!

Paradise Villa is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K91003013001.

Located in a small beautiful village of Prines, only 5 min drive away from Rethymno town and it’s sandy beaches, Paradise Villa is the best choice for large groups or for 2-3 friendly families!

It is two independent attached houses with a garden and pool and you can rent only as one! The two story buildings in the total of 335 m² can accommodate 18 people in beds. We believe that its rich facilities such as private pool, hot tub, pool table and gym equipment will amuse all of our guests with different interests.

Also the fact that you can only rent both buildings together offers you the advantage of both having vacations with friends and having your private place for you and your own family!

By staying in our villa, you will also love the location and the sea view from the balconies, in addition to the fact that it is very spacious.

Each building contains a big living room area with a dining table and a fully equipped kitchen, 3 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms! That means that you will stay in a villa with 2 living rooms, 2 kitchens, 2 dining areas, 6 bathrooms and 8 bedrooms.

Finally the villa has one game room with pool table and one gym room with full equipment!

Outdoor area of the villa has one big yard in front of the house with a parking area for more than 4 cars and there also has some outdoor toys for young children. On the other side of the building you will find a garden with the swimming pool, one hot tube for 8 persons and the barbecue, all of them equipped with outdoor furniture. The garden is fenced and offers privacy from any angle.

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Kostas Vasilakis

My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012.

I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located.

My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay.

Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together!

My company which called “etouri” is located in 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

What makes this villa unique

The unique benefit of Paradise VIlla is that you actually book two attached independent houses which is ideal for big groups!


1) The rich facilities it offers (8 bedrooms, 2 kitchen and living room areas, 6 bathrooms)

2) The play room with the pool table and the gym equipments.

3) The outdoor hot tube for 8 people next to the pool.

4) The organised barbecue area for big groups and the dinning areas for many people.

5) The location of the villa which is next to a living area where you can find all kinds of shops (Atsipopoulo Village) and also be only 5 minutes away from Rethymno city and the beach!

6) The hospitality of the owner to organise the holidays for a big group of people!

Guestbook comments from the manager

(Review copied from tripadvisor) :

Two weeks sent with three families kids ranging from 21 down to 11

Area was fabulous. Rethymno was beautiful and surrounding beaches excellent Villa was fine spotless and everything you need photos don't really do it justice especially outside

Special thanks to the owner who could not have been a better host the villa was cleaned thoroughly three tines and Amelia was always available

Overall Crete in general and this villa in particular both highly recommended
Aug 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Prines in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3605 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 3 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have air-condition and balconies! The living room areas have sofa beds. Baby cot is also available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 12 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Our services include: Welcome Basket - Cleaning every 3 days - Linen and towel change every 3 days - Pool towels provided - Gardener twice a week - Cleaning and pool maintenance 2 or 3 times a week (depends on the weather). Services upon request (extra charge): Doctor on call - Massage - Daily cleaning - Baby sitting - Daily excursions - Bicycle rent - Photographer - Delivery of traditional cretan food to your place - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa. Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!


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Ideal villa for large groups! Private pool, Hot Tube! 5 min away from Rethymno!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

It is a perfect place to stay for a family of 14 like ours; it could easily accommodate more

  • 5 of 5

The villa(s) is/are beautifully situated and well equipped, the view is superb. We appreciated the warm welcome. We liked the swimming-pool and heated outdoor whirl-bath, the billiards-room and the gym. It was much more than we had expected and certainly worth the money.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The best holiday and nicest villa i've been too

  • 5 of 5

I took a university mountaineering group to the island and we stayed at Villa Paradise. The club normally goes away every year to another country to climb. This year the accommodation (Villa Paradise) we stayed at was the best hands down.

The manager of the property gave me a lot of guidance about Crete, which really made our stay less stressful.

The owners daughter was very kind and made us feel very welcome. We had complimentary wine, olive oil, fruits and snacks. The Villa was very clean and tidy. If we had any problems the owners daughter sorted it out straight away.

Overall this was the best holiday and was the least stress free I've had booking accommodation in the UK and abroad.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vary good and beautifull villa

  • 5 of 5

A vary large and nice villa

As described in the pictures the service of emilia is superb and every need is answered

Location is faboulos

Not sutible for older people alot of stairs

Other than that it was vary nice stay

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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Great place for a holiday with a group

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from a great holiday in Crete. The villa (actually two villa's that are connected) is well maintained and well equipped and suitable for a large group of up to 18 people. It has a nice swimming pool, hot tub, pool table, gym, BBQ, playhouse and slide for toddlers, and parking space for multiple cars. Both the owner and the property manager are very friendly and helpful and the communication went very smoothly as they both speak English really well. Bed linnen and towels were frequently changed during our stay and the owner even made an appointment to clean the Villa during our stay, which was really appreciated.

The villa is located in a small village with a nice Taverna. Rethymno, supermarkets and nice quiet sandy beaches are nearby as well.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
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Great villa, great location, great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Very impressed with the villa, absolutely massive, and for a group of 14 it was amazing. The pool was great, but it was a shame that the hot tub was broken at the time we stayed (didn't really miss it though). Kitchens were both very well equipped, and the BBQ was great. The views from the balcony were insane and made every evening special. Very clean, and the air con was a god send. I would definitely recommend staying at Villa Paradise.

It is worth getting a car for trips to the supermarket and to the beaches. Rethymno is a lovely town as well, but we found the buses turned up when they wanted to, rather than following the timetable, so having a car was very helpful. Taxis were also very cheap so if you wanted a night out in Rethymno without a designated driver, you don't have to worry about taxi prices.

Thank you from all of us!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were first guests of villa Paradise and I want to say that it was real Paradise! first of all hospitality of the owner - Amilia was very friendly, helpful and attentive. She took me by the car to show surroundings, shops, beaches etc. Also she brought everything for our 3 babies.

About the house: it is very big and beautiful! kitchen is well equipped, everything was new and clear. Pool was also very clean and comfortable. children have spent a lot of time there!

There were a lot of wide and tranquil beaches not far then 15 min by car. Also we have walked in Rethimno and it was very nice.

i will highly recommend villa Paradise to everyone who wants to visit Crete!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fortezza Castle
Tavern Kobos (Ταβέρνα Κόμπος)
The skewers of Gagani (Τα σουβλάκια του Γαγάνη)
Prima Plora
Giannikos Taverna
O Manolis
Episkopi Beach (Παραλία Επισκοπής)
Rethymno Beach
Preveli Beach and Palm Forest
Elafonisi Beach
Agios Pavlos
Moni Arkadi
Museum of Ancient Eleutherna (Μουσείο Αρχαιολογικού Χώρου Ελεύθερνας)
Nearest Airport
66 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Rethymno town bars and clubs
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Souda Port, Chania
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Traditional tavernas in Prines Village
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
2 Sandy Beaches of Rethymno
Car: recommended

Paradise Villa is situated outside the beautiful city of Rethymno, on the traditional village of Prines, where you can find some excellent taverns and a mini market!

Prines is 7 km away from Rethymno centre, only 5 km away from the sea and 2 km away from the village Atsipopoulo, a well known village which has grown up fast in last 10 years and now is actually a small town and a suburb of Rethymno city.

There is nothing that you cannot find in Atsipopoulo nowadays as it has all kinds of shops, supermarkets, bakeries, many restaurants and services.

Staying in Prines village you have the advantage of staying in the country side and be only a few minutes away from big markets, shops and the beach!

The village itself is beautiful with many vegetations and olive tree forests. It is ideal for those who love nature, peace and quiet it can offer.

Finally the location is giving you the possibility to visit many sightseeing and beaches in both North and South Crete!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Prines, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Medium Season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Low Season 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
low season 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
medium season 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
high season 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
medium season 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
low season 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**Special Offer in September 2018 is Now Available!**

Each additional guest from 15th person is charged 20€ extra per day.
Everything is included in the price! There are no additional charges in the price!

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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