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Modern Villas With Great Views, 5 Minutes To Sandy Beach & Restaurants! - Chainteris Villa I

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


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 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 2 Kms, guests can 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! 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
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

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 Crete

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 and just 3 Kms 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 on Rethymno, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
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 ...
  • 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
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
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: Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, Chef, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Babysitting, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Chainteris Villa I
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews


  • 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: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 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: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 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: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 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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Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

Great place with amazing view!helpful and hospital owners!highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katerina, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon!
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Brilliant !!! Absolutely fantastic !!!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is absolutely fantastic .. we were with my little son (3 years old) and I can tell you it's perfect for a couple with kids. The design and how is organised all is the best of the house, very comfortable have the pool and garden just 2 steps from the house. The sunset are glorious. Then 100% recommended this house, also the owners are fantastic. We will come back next year for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rafael, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again! We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities and had a comfortable stay with us!
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Die Bilder halten was sie versprechen! Traumhaft!

  • 5 of 5

Die Unterkunft war ein Traum. Wir (2 Erwachsene, 2 Kinder (3 und 12 Jahre)) hatten einen wunderschönen und erholsamen Urlaub. Der Garten mit dem traumhaften Blick aufs Meer (und insbesondere die "Bettschaukel") waren herrlich zum entspannen und lesen geeignet. Die Bilder haben absolut gehalten, was sie versprochen haben. Zudem bot der Garten insbesondere der Kleinen viel Platz zum Rennen und Toben. Der Pool ist nicht so groß, aber ausreichend für Plantsch- und Abkühlspaß. Ich hatte im Vorfeld Sorge, wie es mit der Dreijährigen wird, da der Pool nicht eingezäunt ist, aber es ging eigentlich ganz gut. Sie war einfach nie alleine im Garten. Das Haus war sauber und mit allem ausgestattet was man braucht (auch wenn wir die Fernseher nicht brauchten). WiFi war manchmal etwas instabil, aber wir fühlten uns von den Hauseigentümern perfekt umsorgt. Bei der Ankunft standen Wasser und ein kleiner Snack bereit, um den ersten Hunger zu stillen. Die Eigentümerin hat uns ferner mit reichlich köstlichem Feta Käse, sowie frischen Tomaten, Gurken, Paprika, etc. versorgt. Einen Abend hat sie für uns Moussaka gekocht (wir durften wählen zwischen Moussaka und Lasagne). Und in der zweiten Woche wurden wir zusammen mit den anderen beiden Mietparteien aus den Nachbarhäusern zum Schwager in die kleine "Taverne" eingeladen (sehr zu empfehlen!). Hier wird sogar ein bisschen deutsch gesprochen. Das Essen und die Stimmung waren toll. Vielen Dank! Es hatte uns so gut gefallen, dass wir zwei Abende später direkt noch einmal hin sind. Es gibt hier keine Speiskarte, auf den Tisch gibt es was gerade da ist, oder aber man spricht im Vorfeld ab, wann man was essen möchte. Das ist natürlich auch möglich.

Natürlich ist ein Mietwagen notwendig, der Strand ist nicht fußläufig erreichbar. Aber der Strand von Skaleta ist sehr schön, Liegen und Sonneschirme stehen am Sandstrand kostenfrei bereit, nur der Einstieg ins Wasser ist hier etwas schwieriger, aufgrund der Felsen. Aber mit dem Auto sollte man sich auch die anderen Strände in der Umgebung anzuschauen. Richtung Rythymno gibt es sehr schöne Sandstrände und in Bali gibt es eine wunderschöne Bucht mit Schnorchelmöglichkeit (und ebenfalls toller Taverne). Weitere empfehlenswerte Ausflugsziele: Das Kloster von Arkadi (20 min entfernt) und die St. Anthony Gorge (ca. 40 min. entfernt, gerade für die ältere Tochter war der zweite Teil der Schlucht ein Highlight, für die Kleine war es dann doch zu anspruchsvoll).

Fazit: Absolut empfehlenswert!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Marcel, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review 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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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
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Set in the wonderful village of Prinos, the villa's location is great, as you have the opportunity to visit all the well-known beaches and sightseeing of Rethymno with your car, taking only 5 to 20 minutes maximum.

All the shops that you might need as well as the nearest beach, are located in “Skaleta” area, which is only 3 km away.

You can find taverns, cafes, small shops and various other facilities only 2 Kms away. With a lot of nature surroundings, olive and orange trees, a view to Psiloritis mountain and a wonderful sea view. You can visit Arkadi monastery, Anogia, Argyroupoli, lake Kournas, Matala, Knossos and a lot of other places that are near by. Definitely you have plenty of choices to experience moments that will be memorable to you!

Renting a car is essential to explore the area.


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