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Villas With Great Sea Views, 5 Minutes To Sandy Beach & 50 meters from taverna! - Chainteris Villa I

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Chainteris Villa I

Chainteris Villa I features a private pool and terrace, BBQ, stunning views of the area and sea and it's located just 50 meters away from taverna and 2 Kms away from sandy beaches! Brand new Villa close to restaurants and shops! It can accommodate up to 5 adults and a baby!

About the property

Chainteris Villas,Summer Dream

Chainteris Villas is what many dream of when they consider a Cretan holiday : relaxation, affordable luxury, an idyllic setting for the restoration of mind, body and spirit!

There are three villas, located in a complex, in Prinos village, near Rethymno. Their position, overlooking the beautiful Cretan Bay, offers exceptional, unspoiled and unfettered views of the area, a tapestry of trees and sky! Of course you will make excursions - there are many picturesque traditional villages nearby, as well as great sandy beach locations reachable in convenient time! Within 50 meters, guests can find a taverna and also 2 km away, guests will find restaurants, beach bars, super markets, water sports! The scenic town of Rethymno can be reached within a 10-minute drive and Heraklion within an hour’s drive. But coming home is sure to be a pleasure, arriving back to a place of tranquility and beauty! Welcome to Crete! Enjoy your stay at Chainteris Villas!



Although they are built in the same plot, each Villa enjoys absolute privacy and independence, private lawn covered garden and private swimming pool 1.4 meters deep, combined with sublime mountain and Cretan Sea views! A protective fence for around the pool can be provided upon request for each villa! Enjoy a refreshing dip or soak up the sun on the terrace! Besides that, the grounds also comprise BBQ facilities with a broad terrace for al fresco lounging and dining, which means you can enjoy Crete's ideal climate and fresh air!


The layout of the Villas works well for 5 guests and it is a great option for two couples, as well as families with children, since these are ground floor villas, with direct access from all rooms to the garden and pool! The style of the interiors – guided by the owners' impeccable taste – simple yet tasteful, is light-filled, bright and contemporary, with just the right touch of warmth and charm. The Villas are quite spacious and beautifully appointed, appealing in every sense and perfectly well-equipped for modern day vacationers!

Each Villa features a large living room with an open fireplace, creating a homely atmosphere! The living room enjoys early light and clear view of the sky, great sunset views! Comfortable seating area and double doors that lead directly to the private terrace and pool area! Besides, there is a fully equipped and modern eat-in kitchen with a dining table, two comfortable and lovely bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin) and a beautifully designed, resembling wood patterns, full bathroom with bathtub.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice a week.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

- Baby cot and high chair available if needed.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the house and in the garden.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a washing machine, dishwasher, CD and DVD players, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, electrical stove, large oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, hair dryer and iron.

- Excellent mattresses and linens. Hairdryers provided.

- Free Parking space at the front of the property.

- Sun beds and umbrellas available

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1884/5.12.2013.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to returned to my birthplace, Rethymno city,Greece.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in the wonderful town of Rethymno, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and give a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

At your arrival day, it is always the owners of the property of your choice, that will welcome and greet you, but I will also be available for communication, any questions that may occur and anything else you may need!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday, responsible for your day to day needs, seven days a week – making recommendations and reservations, organising anything you may require and always be at the end of the line, in case of any problems.

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to make sure that your hosts will be waiting for you in the property and welcome you to your holiday home or even arrange a meeting point for them to pick you up, if needed! We will also arrange any other details, from special dietary requirements to particular requests!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this villa in 2015

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Rethimno

Construction of 2014, brand new property, featuring 2 lovely bedrooms & 1 bathroom! This great villa is ideal for two couples or four membered families!

What makes this villa unique

Chainteris Villa is an independent, private Villa, with a private pool and terrace, BBQ, stunning views of the area, just 50 meters away from taverna and 3 Kms away from sandy beaches!

Available Rentals

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Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethimno in Rethymno

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground floor
  • After a day spent exploring streets and squares, have a convenient and comfortable bathroom all to yourself is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Ground floor
  • Both bedrooms are air conditioned and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Babysitting, Private Chef, Massage, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Airport transfer, Yoga private lessons, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Pastry Cook, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Chainteris Villa I
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews

Fantastic. Would highly recommend it.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the villa very late-around midnight. Sonia was there to give us a warm welcome, and better still, she'd even brought a delicious home-cooked meal for us to enjoy.

The villa was spotless and had everything we needed. The air conditioning was great too, although we weren't bothered by the heat as there was always a nice breeze, and plenty of shaded areas in the garden. Our children (aged 5 & 7) loved the pool, the garden and the sprinklers!

The views from the villa were amazing and we spent most evenings watching the sunsets.

Sonia was extremely helpful and even brought a delivery of fresh vegetables during our stay. She was attentive but respectful of our privacy too.

The villa is located close to beaches, mountains and beautiful towns. We really enjoyed exploring the area as well as just relaxing at home.

We were worried about insects but aside from the noise of cicadas (present throughout the island) we weren't affected by them at all.

We'd love to come back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lee, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Lovely villa and facility

  • 4 of 5

Positives - Fantatastic villa and gardens with great views. Great for a family or group. Owner was very welcoming and friendly and even provided us with a home made Moussaka and bottle of wine. Peaceful due to location.

Slight negatives - We found the beds to be very firm and not to our liking. The advertised taverna nearby was not open and local restaurants are a short drive. Internet was unavailable for 2 days much to our daughters horror !

Positives definitely outweighed the small negatives and would recommend the villa. Would also recommend Satnav for driving in Crete.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alistair, we are really glad that you had a comfortable stay in our Villa and we are thankful for your beautiful review and comments! Regards, ThinkVilla Team
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Fabulous garden and view!

  • 4 of 5

This was a great villa and we (my husband and I along with our 8.5 month old baby daughter) had a superb stay here. Valia from ThinkVilla was so helpful before our stay and Sonia, the owner of the villa was extremely welcoming! She made us the most delicious moussaka for the first night we were there. Yum yum! The garden is just outstanding and would be great for older kids as well. The villa itself was perfect although the only negative was the stocking of the kitchen. It could use a few more things added such as more knives, another chopping board, a scale and/or measuring cups and bigger mugs and also a bbq set for the bbq. It was stocked enough that you could cook but there was only one of each thing so we needed to do dishes in between.

Location was great - the view was outstanding and we were close enough to sightseeing opportunities. Some tips: We loved Rethymno more than Chania. The beach at the bottom of the road is ok but Bali was nicer. Well worth a visit if you like food is Agreco Farm near Adele. That was the highlight of our trip for us.

We would definitely stay here again and can see our daughter loving the garden even more as she gets older!

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Τeresa, thank you for your kind review and we really appreciate your feedback. We will take your suggestions into consideration and improve our services! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 glorious weeks in Chainteris Villa 111. Sonia made us feel so welcome and went well beyond the duties of a host. The tranquility of the villa is wonderful and you find yourself immersed in the wild life. Surrounded by some fantastic beaches that are served by lovely Cretan Tavernas, this is a very special place, and one that we would love to return to.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kimi, thank you for your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Fantastic villa with wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This villa was truly fabulous. It has an incredible view and feels really secluded, even though you have neighbours. The villa itself is really comfortable and the owners have thought of everything. The owners themselves were wonderful, meeting us from a flight at 1am! Sonia also baked us a delicious mousakka! She was so welcoming and couldn't do enough to accommodate us. We went with our 1 year old and the villa was really well equipped and felt like a home from home.

The location is remote, but we liked this, and with a car you can travel to the great beaches in the west of Crete.

I cannot recommend it enough - fabulous place, lovely people!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anna, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in Late March. We were met as soon as we arrived (Midnight) by Sonja and her husband who made us feel very welcome and made themselves available for anything we needed. The villa is superbly equipped inside and the outside is a really great space with great vies and ample space. The furniture is extremely comfortable and great for lounging!

Sonja and her family were extremely dedicated to making our stay comfortable and kept the vill in an immaculate condition and we will most definitely return next year. Cant recommend this property enough so if you are looking for a villa in this area, stop looking and book now!

Shay and Leigh

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Shay and Leigh, thank you so much for your amazing review and recommending our villa to other travellers! We hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
14 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
EO Rethymnou/Herakliou/Chaniwn
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Chainteris Villas are located in the wonderful village of Prinos, offering a great location, as you have the opportunity to visit all the well-known beaches and sightseeing spots of Rethymno with your car, taking only 5 to 20 minutes maximum.

Guests can find a beautiful sandy beach, located in Skaleta area, which is only 3 minutes away by car. Also, in Skaleta there are all the shops that you might need, such as super markets, taverns, cafes, small shops, an ATM machine, a petrol station and various other facilities.

Also in Sfakaki and Stavromenos, which are just 6 minutes driving you will find a super market, a bakery, a butcher’s shop and a pharmacy.

Prinos village is among olive and orange trees and offers an amazing view of Psiloritis mountain, as well as unique sea views! Additionally, wonderful nature surroundings are at very close distance…you can visit Arkadi monastery, Anogia, Argyroupoli, Kournas lake, Matala, Knossos and a lot of other places that are nearby. Definitely you have plenty of choices and chances to experience moments that will be memorable to you!