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Traditional Stone Built Eco Villa-Pool-WiFi-Absolute Privacy-Daily Maid Service

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa Anastasia-Absolute Privacy-A/C-Official Licence-WiFi-Playground-Sleeps 6




Villa Anastasia, is a stone built, luxurious traditional villa combining a happy blend of new and old and of town and country style. The villa is in a quite area, just 6km away from the vibrant Venetian town of Rethymno. It's well laid out into 120sq metres with living room, kitchen and dining area, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Due to the natural materials used for building and decorating the villa (stone and wood for the villa and hand made carpets and curtains for the decoration), it breathes a romantic air. The swimming pool is surrounded by a spacious lush garden (with olive trees and many colourful flowers), thus guaranteeing absolute privacy. The daily maid service (at the time of your preference during the day) completes the most enjoyable holidays in an unforgettable environment. Our little guests will enjoy endless games in a play-ground made with a lot of love from the owners. A welcome basket will be waiting for you upon arrival. This officially licensed lovely and traditional stone built villa is the ideal holiday resort for all those who are looking for tranquility and relaxation.

More pictures of the villa can be found in our web site


General Description: : This beautiful traditionally stone built villa set on the edge of the village of Prines is immaculate, extremely romantic in style, and very tastefully furnished. Its spacious cottage style interior can sleep 6 people, as it has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom plus 1 shower / WC. Inside, the thick stone walls (half a metre thick in most places) keep the interiors lovely and cool, and all the materials that have been used in the house are natural, from the stone of the walls to the hand-crocheted curtains. Villa Anastasia is an ideal holiday retreat for those seeking for relaxation. Its 800 m garden with olive trees and lovely Cretan flowers provide a cool and refreshing atmosphere during the warm summer days. The property and its surroundings offer absolute privacy.

The swimming pool: The 32 m² swimming pool has been placed in an area that ensures absolute privacy. Umbrellas and sun beds are set next to it and an external shower is at its one end.

Ground floor description:: Ground floor: Off the patio, the front door opens into the spacious open plan living room and kitchen area with a corner fireplace, and stone corner seating area with cushions, rugs, coffee table, and in-built shelves with books Wi FI- internet and Satellite TV. The gallery style kitchen is equipped with full size cooker, microwave, hob and large fridge freezer. There is also a wooden dining table and chairs. A tiny hall leads to two ground floor bedrooms, both with wrought iron beds and stylish antique furniture. Both have doors leading out onto a shared front terrace facing the gardens. One bedroom has a double bed with a muslin mosquito net, and the other has twin beds. All windows have hand-made white lace curtains. The bathroom on the ground floor has a bathtub with shower, wash basin, washing machine and WC. The villa covers an area of 120 m².

ΝΕW! From the upcoming season of 2017 you will not only feel and smell the nature all around VILLA ANASTASIA but you will "sleep on it". We upgrade the sleeping quality of our guests.New COCO-MAT matresses are placed in all beds.

Hand made, only by natural materials such us natural rubberand coconut fiber, will ensure a deep and blissful sleep........and every time our guests will wake up happy our dream of offering a high standart accommodation will come true.

Upper floor, garden and Prines village: A staircase connects the ground floor living room to a spacious wooden floored sleeping gallery set under a beamed ceiling, with a double bed, an en-suite shower/ WC and a small dressing room. Exterior and surroundings: Outside the split level terraces, there is a comfortable furnished patio with a large hand made stone sofa, a large marble table with extra seats and a stone built BBQ, set next to the sofa. Stone and wood have been used to build the house and as for its interior, all curtains and carpets are hand-made and the materials used are natural. The traditional old village of Prines has few little shops and a mini-market as well as some local traditional cafes. There are two excellent tavernas in the village of Prines, in 100m. The nearest beach, Koubes, is approximately 4 km away, while the beach of Petres is 6 km away. The bustling big town of Rethymno, at 6 km distance, with its wide variety of tourist amenities can be reached in 10 minutes.

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Elena Bebi
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Greek
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Elena Bebi

We are welcome you to Villa Anastasia.

My name is Elena Bebi and i live in Rethymno with my husband and my eight years old daughter. We own this family business since 2002.

I have studied in Alpine School - Switzerland Travel and Tourism Management.

My mother Anastasia and I by offering to our guests every day service we aim to make your holiday unique in an unforgettable environment .

By staying in a short distance from the villa our family is always ready to response in all your needs.

In this Real Ecological Villa built only from natural materials you will feel the difference...

Why Elena Bebi chose Rethymnon area

Despite the fact that I was borned in Athens, Rethymno was the home land of my mother Anastasia and always our dream was to return to this unique island of Crete.

The perfecture of Rethymno represents the heart of Crete and it is without any doubt one of the most beautiful areas of Greece.

You are invited to enjoy many beautiful beaches either organized or isolated in a short distance from the villa depending on your mood....

The mild and warm climate of Crete allows us to start swimming after the middle of March.

In the evening only in five minutes drive you will have the chance to visit the old town of Rethymno one of the best preserved Renaissance city of Greece.

You may enjoy your dinner or your drink among a hudge variety of restaurants and bars. In case that you preffer a more quite evening you may stay in the village enjoying the refreshing air of Prines and a meal at the Traditional tavernas of the square in walking distance from Villa Anastasia

You may have taste luxury in other destinations but, in Rtehymno we will take you one step further. Here you will feel the emotion of Cretan hospitality along with the touch of care of my mother Anastasia! Her service always comes with a smile!

What makes this villa unique

During the construction of the villa we respected the enviroment and we refused to cut any tree in the property. As a result our guests now can relax under the shade of the olive groves in a colorful garden.

Only at villa Anastasia our little guests can enjoy playing in their own wooden villa (play ground).

Every day service( at the time of your preference during the day) is provided except Sunday.

All the materials used to built the villa are ONLY ecological.

Everything used in the interior (bed linen,towels, hand made carpets...etc.) are only from natural materials.

Anastasia will always welcome you at the villa no matter how late the arrival is.

It will be our pleasure to meet you and we are ready to offer you a unique experience of hospitality in the picturesque and sunny town of Rethymno.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Prines in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Greek Nature Meets SPA Treatment! Natural Organic Cosmetics by COCO-MAT and O.LIVE are provided. (shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, shower gel and soap). An outdoor shower by the swimming pool is available. Pool Towels are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • ΝΕW! From the upcoming season of 2017 you will not only feel and smell the nature all around VILLA ANASTASIA but you will "sleep on it". We upgrade the sleeping quality of our guests.New COCO-MAT matresses are placed in all beds. Hand made, only by natural materials such us natural rubberand coconut fiber, will ensure a deep and blissful sleep........and every time our guests will wake up happy our dream of offering a high standart accommodation will come true. All bedrooms are equiped with A/C units and Fans. All the windows in the villa are covered with mosquito nets in order to enjoy all day and night the fresh air of the village. Special decoration for honey mooners is provided.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Yard
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Every day service ( at the time of your preference during the day) is provided except Sunday. Change of linen and towels is made twice per week. Amenities such as Natural Organic Cosmetics made from Olive Oil (Shampoo, Conditioner, Shower gel, Body lotion, Soap), Pool Towels as well as free Wi-Fi internet will make you feel at home. All bedrooms have fans. All the windows in the villa are covered with mosquito nets. A great sellection of garden toys is waiting of our little friends! Anastasia and her family will make sure that you will have the most enjoyable holidays in an unforgetable enviroment. You may also visit our web site www.villa-anastasia-crete.com Anastasia will always welcome you at the villa no matter how late the arrival is.


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average rating of 4.97561 based on 82 reviews

The perfect holiday villa

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Villa Anastasia was without doubt the best holiday we have had in a long time, our only regret being that we couldn’t have stayed longer. The villa itself was very attractive, well equipped, spotlessly clean and the beds wonderfully comfortable. The bathrooms were stocked with an abundance of toiletries which were always being topped up. The garden and pool area were absolutely beautiful and provided complete privacy and seclusion. The patio area had a charming dining area (where we ate most of our meals) and traditional brick BBQ and was shaded by olive trees while the pool area was perfect for sunbathing.

The location was also excellent, just a few kilometres from Rethymnon and the beaches of northern central Crete and about 45 minutes from the spectacular southern coast around Plakias.

But the best thing about our stay was Anastasia herself, who from her warm welcome proceeded to spoil us at every opportunity, but with great sensitivity and discretion. On arriving at the airport we had made the mistake of doing a food shop, but when we arrived at the villa the fridge and kitchen table were heaving with wonderful products. Most days Anastasia would leave us some of her wonderful food and one evening she prepared us a delicious feast out on the patio. She was a fantastic host and so nice we were always trying to persuade her to join us!

However sad we were to leave Villa Anastasia we were also happy in the knowledge that we will definitely be back.

Paul & Helen

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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The best villa we've stayed in

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived we were welcomed by Anastasia and Elena as though to their own home. They are both lovely, kind, friendly and helpful. The villa is very clean, spacious, with lovely bedrooms and bathrooms; and well-equipped, with many personal touches: Anastasia provides toiletries, slippers, linen - like a spa - and pool towels, the latter very helpful when you're flying with restricted baggage allowances. We found a welcome pack in the fridge: milk, water, butter, bread, olives, cheese, enough fresh vegetables for a Greek salad, and wine - what more does one need? And fruit, biscuits and a jug of the local raki on the table. Wonderful customer service. The garden is filled with pots of brilliantly-coloured flowers; the garden furniture is of high quality; the pool area and garden are picturesque and every bit as attractive as the photos suggest. Anastasia and Elena come to clean the house every day and Anastasia cooks and brings hot food - moussaka, spinach and cheese pies, or cake - absolutely delicious. Their visits are like the visits of friends. There are 3 tavernas within walking distance, serving good food. The long, unspoilt beach of Episkopi, and the town of Rethymno are within a short driving distance and there are plenty local supermarkets and pharmacies. Rethymno old town is very pretty and historic, full of interesting shops and restaurants. We come with our family to a Mediterranean villa every year and Villa Anastasia is certainly the best we've stayed in; we would come back and we could recommend this villa to others. We had a most wonderful, relaxing holiday and fell in love with Crete, the villa, Anastasia and Elena.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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Great place great owners

  • 5 of 5

The villa is absolutely superb, decorated with taste and love. We found everything we needed and much more. The garden and the pool area are are lovely and the children playground a dream for any child. What' more, the owners, Anastasia and Elena, have made us feel so special. Not only they cleaned the house every day, but they also had very often something cooked fpr us, so polite and attentive. We reccomend the property to anyone planning their holidays in Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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The magic of Anastasia continues

  • 5 of 5

Our holiday at Villa Anastasia last year was probably the best holiday we had ever had. Before we had even left we booked again to return this summer. As the time approached we were so excited but a little apprehensive that it might not have the same magic. We needn't have worried it was just as amazing if not better. As we walked through the gate it was like 'coming home' not only to the villa but for the love we have for Anastasia and Elena, they are our very own Greek family.

The villa was just as we had remembered it, a few little changes, new toiletries, new mattresses, cushions for the sun loungers. Anastasia takes such pride in her villa and is continually adding new things to the benefit of her clients. Her attention to detail is exceptional.

We loved her visits every day, not just for the delicious food that she brought or the fact that she cleaned the villa but just so we could sit and chat to her.

I described the villa to someone on my return as staying in a 5* hotel but with the luxury of not having to share it with other guests!

For those of you who have not been lucky enough to experience Villa Anastasia yet but are reading the reviews to help you make your decision, everything you read and the pictures that you see are true. Do not hesitate to book it really is a gem of a find with the added jewel - Anastasia herself - don't leave it too late and miss out - you will regret it. We are already looking forward to returning

Prines is a beautiful village. There are three lovely taverna's all serving traditional food at exceptionally reasonable prices. A village shop that has all the essentials you need and a butcher selling local meat. The villa is a short bus ride away from Rethmynon and close to some fantastic beaches.

Anastasia thank you so much yet again for an amazing two weeks, see you soon. We love you dearly. Emma John and 'your boys' xx

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Just wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We came back to beautiful Villa Anastasia for the second time this year, and we had such a great time! Staying two weeks gave us even more time to enjoy this fantastic villa and the charming town of Prines. The luxury of the villa and the beautiful surroundings are only exceeded by the hospitality and warmth from Anastasia and her family, making us feel like family and at home. Both the children and the adults in the family had an amazing time, and we certainly look forward to coming back. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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A little oasis in Prines

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Villa Anastasia and were totally spoilt by Anastasia and Elena. Anastasia brought home baked goodies each day which were delicious and we were pampered with the villa being cleaned and tidied every day. A real luxury. The villa is charming and rustic and the beds really comfortable however it is the out door space that is the real gem. There is shade from the olive trees to escape the intense sun and a beautiful pool to cool off in. There is no fighting over chair loungers either as there are plenty of them. We loved our stay and are planning our return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Villa Anastasia is one hour by car from Heraklion, only 7 minutes from Rethymnon and approximately 7 minutes from the sea front. The traditional village of Prines is set on the lush green hill overhanging Rethymnon. Prines used to be an important place during the Venetian occupation and the church of St. Nicolas dates from the 13th century. All necessary shops can be found in the village, such as 2 supermarkets, a traditional cafe and two tavernas. The village itself is surrounded by olive trees and is ideal for people who like less crowded places and want to be close to a very rich nature.

Rethymnon is very close, offering many and diverse activities and excursions. Where to begin is a difficult decision to make: the picturesque villages, the areas of natural beauty, the caves, the beaches, the high mountains, the historical monuments?

Crete has the most hospitable inhabitants and one of the oldest civilizations of the world.

Rethymnon map marks the location of the property in Rethymnon area.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Prines, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Midle Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Midle Season
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Midle Season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2018 - 30 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

*SPECIAL OFFER FROM 15th OF OCTOBER TO 10th OF NOVEMBER 2017 New deducted rates. Earn 150 Euro per week!

In the above rates everything is included ( A/C, Central Heating, Daily Maid Service etc ).
Reservations will be confirmed by email. After this confirmation you will receive by post an envelope containing a receipt of your payment, along with an official confirmation letter driving instructions and interesting brochures regarding the area, maps etc.
Discounts can be given for longer rental periods.
The villa is licenced by the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organization). LICENCE NUMBER 1041K121K2869201
Anastasia will always welcome you at the villa no matter how late the arrival is.
In case of cancellation the deposit can be used for a future reservation.

Reservierungen werden per Fax oder Email bestätigt. Nach dieser Bestätigung erhalten Sie per Post einen Umschlag mit dem Eingang Ihrer Zahlung zusammen mit einem offiziellen Bestätigungsschreiben und interessanten Broschüren über die Gegend sowie Karten etc.
Ermäßigungen können für längere Mietperioden gegeben werden.
Die Villa ist von der GNTO (Griechische Nationale Tourismusorganisation) lizenziert. Die LIZENZNUMMER lautet 1041K121K2869201.
Anastasia wird Sie persönlich in der Villa empfangen, unabhängig von Ihrer Ankunftszeit .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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