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Elena Bebi

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, German, Greek

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

64 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Rethymnon area - Villa Anastasia

Villa Anastasia, Absolute Privacy, A/C, Official Licence, Internet, 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 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.

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.

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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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elena Bebi (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English, German, Greek

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!

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 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.

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.

Reviews

5
based on 64 holidaymaker reviews

Traditional Stone Built Eco Villa- Pool-Absolute Privacy-Daily Maid Service
average rating of 4.96875 based on 64 reviews
5

Beautiful villa and amazing hosts

  • 5 of 5

Our family visited Villa Anastasia July 2016, and the stay exceeded all our expectations. The villa itself and the beautiful area around the pool is so well designed, and is perfect for relaxation. The pool area was perfect, both for the children and for the adults in the family. In the evenings, we enjoyed the outdoors area and food from the outdoors grill. Also, it was really nice to walk in the village, and visit the local tavernas.

And most importantly: The hosts of the villa are truly fantastic. Anastasia and Elena went out of their way to make us feel welcome, and it was very easy to communicate with them prior to our stay. During our stay, Anastasia stopped by everyday with homemade treats for us, which made us feel so welcome. We enjoyed to much getting to know them.

Needless to say, we are coming back, and we have already booked our two week holiday for next year. Can't wait!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

The Most Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

This villa not only lived up to all the wonderful reviews we had already read, it completely surpassed our expectations. Whilst the photos on the site look beautiful it is even more impressive in person. Our group was made up of 4 adults and 1 3 year old. Every single one of us had one of the best experience. The villa is wonderful, outside space exceptional, the pool gloriously clean and warm. As well as the property being out of this world, Anastasia is also one of the warmest most welcoming people I have ever met. She went above and beyond both before we arrived in terms of answering my questions and trying to help me arrange a spa trip for me and my friend to bringing us a wonderful homemade dish of the day. The villa was cleaned spotlessly every day which was lovely and we were made to feel right at home as soon as we stepped through the door. The villa itself is in a village with a mini market and 2 places to eat. Both the restaurants are nice and the people running them are also lovely. A huge Lidl is 5 minutes away and the town of Rethaymon is 10 minutes in the car. I would recommend each of the local restaurants for 1 meal each but venturing to town is worthwhile for the vast variety of restaurants and lovely shops. The villa had a beautiful BBQ so we had one BBQ a day and one meal out. I would recommend this Villa to anyone. The only things is you have to be prepared for a serious case of holiday blues when you return it really is that good!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Lovely villa with pool near Rethymno

  • 5 of 5

Our first and lasting impression of Crete is how lovely the people are. Anastasia and her daughter Elena are very welcoming and helpful. Anastasia completely spoilt us bringing treats every day - she even hunted out ingredients to bake gluten-free cake and bread, as two of us are coeliac.

The garden and pool are idyllic and one of the cats, Felix, used to enjoy sitting with us - I quite miss him! The family-owned taverna about 200 m away in the centre of Prines, has a lovely terrace area to eat on, and is a gathering point, it seems.

Very happy to recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Simply the best!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a lot of self-catering accommodation over the years and thanks to careful research have never had a bad experience, but Villa Anastasia is in a totally different league.

Communication both before and after booking is prompt, clear and comprehensive – Elena and Anastasia obviously take great pride in what they do. The villa is comfortable and well-equipped, the pool and garden area well maintained and the play area and toys provided ensure children have plenty to keep them entertained.

Anastasia is a kind, thoughtful and generous host. To say she goes the extra mile for her guests is a huge understatement!

There are two excellent tavernas within a few minutes stroll of the villa, we ate at both and also had takeaway on one evening - nice people, good food and great value. There are several supermarkets and bakeries within a few minutes’ drive, a mini market within walking distance and great beaches within a short drive, in fact everything you need for a great holiday!

We hope to visit Villa Anastasia again in the future.

Thank you Anastasia and Elena we had a wonderful time - with best wishes from Jackie, Phil, Suzanne, Mike, Alby and Eleni.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Amazing, Fantastic Cretan hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We arrived very late at night, Elena had advised me to contact her to arrange for her mother Anastatsia to meet us to direct us the the villa. I was concerned as I did not want to trouble anybody so late at night, Anatatsia meet us it was so easy and the was a lovley dish of pasta freshly cooked and salad. in the morning we ventured out to the olive tree garden and the pool, truly enchanting. The Villa its self is superb very confortable and beutifully furnished. We could not believe the Villa was cleaned daily with beds made and fresh linen. and looked forward to our daily treats. This holiday accomodation is Better than FIRST CLASS and can not wait to return. Cretans are very passionate people and Elena and her mother show this off to the a T

Prines is ideally situated to explore Crete but there is so much to offer in Rethimnon, Kournas Lake and the surrounding villiages all very traditional and authentic, beautiful scenery and people . I am smiling as I write this just remember the wonderful holiday we had. Would love to keep Anastasia Villa a secret......

thank you ladies

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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5

Even better than the stunning reviews we had read!

  • 5 of 5

We chose the villa because of the reviews and the fantastic photos - and dreamt about it all winter. However, we never thought it would be as good as it was. Every last little detail was carefully thought about - from the olive soap and beautiful oils in the bathrooms to the large towels for swimming changed regularly. The stone villa is both full of charm and also very practical, and as a family with 3 large children/ teenagers - there was enough room for us to spread out. The children liked hanging around in the mezzanine area upstairs- which my daughter had as her little palace. The kitchen was very well equipped , though compact. I cooked most days and it was relatively easy. The Wi Fi worked well - so my husband could attend to essential work while still enjoying being with us in the villa, and being 2 hours ahead of England, he could get it done and still enjoy the day! The pool was great -regularly cleaned by a German resident - though we didn't ever see him - and the children spent hours every day in it - even though it was early April. The weather was fantastid - we had thought it might still be cold, but it was mostly warm and sunny - sometimes very hot - and because it is pre season - we weren't overrun with other tourists! However, the best thing about Villa Anastasia is Anastasia herself. She is the Fairy Godmother... appearing with chocolate cake, Greek pastries and other treats. Even though we arrived after midnight the first night, she was there to welcome us with a wonderful pasta dish and Greek salad. We hadn't expected anything, but also hadn't realised how hungry we were till we tried Anastasia's cooking!! She is so warm and friendly - able to explain and advise.. so our lack of Greek was completely compensated for by having Anastasia around to ask. She is not intrusive at all - and we enjoyed her visits! The kids loved the two cats Felix and Ginger - it made it home from home.

The villa was spotless - and cleaned every day, fresh towels, everything beautifully laid out. Prines is a lovely little hillside village, and the villa is on a quiet side street wide enough to be able to park the car right outside. About 200m down the road is a local taverna The Olive, mostly used by locals, which does great Greek food at very good prices and also takeaways- very friendly and great service. Rethymno is 10 mins away and a real gem. We can't recommend this place highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Chania
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Rethymno
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Rethymno
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Rethymno-Chania-Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Prines
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Rethymno
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Rethymnon, Rethymnon area

Rental Basis:
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High Season
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
1 night minimum stay
£239
for 1 night
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£239
£1,676
 
 
Midle Season
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
1 night minimum stay
£168
for 1 night
From
£168
£1,173
 
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£151
£1,056
 
 
Midle Season
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
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£168
£1,173
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£719
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,676
 
 
Midle Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£503
for 3 nights
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£168
£1,173
 
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
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£151
£1,056
 
 
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1 night minimum stay
£168
for 1 night
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£168
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Reservations will be confirmed by fax or email. After this confirmation you will receive by post an envelope containing a receipt of your payment, along with an official confirmation letter 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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethymnon area in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Natural Organic Cosmetics made from Olive Oil are provided. ( Shampoo, Conditioner, Shower gel, Body lotion, Soap) An outdoor shower by the swimming pool is available. Pool Towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Yard
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Every day service 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. Air Conditioning and the Central Heating are available upon request. 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 visit our web site for an exciting virtual tour (panorama) www.villa-anastasia-crete.com

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