10' to the beach, private pool, BBQ facilities, recently renovated, 4 bedrooms!
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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 return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno. I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 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 have 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! Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations! Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests! At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay! 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 2017
Why Valia Kokkinou chose Rethimno
Levantes Luxury Home is a recently renovated villa, with exceptional decoration. The villa features 4 sunny bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom, a family bathroom as well as a walking closest. It is the prefect accommodation for those who wish to have a comfortable vacation while being away from the busy city.
What makes this Villa unique
Levantes Luxury Home has an amazing outdoor area, lawn covered garden, a stunning private pool, cozy areas for relaxation as well as BBQ facilities. Therefore all the necessary elements for a relaxing vacation!
Pool / Spa
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
We have just had one of our most memorable, relaxing, beautiful holidays ever, in Villa Levantes. The space is so perfectly designed — every room is a pleasure to spend time in, every patio and terrace has its own charm. Throughout the day, the sunshine plays wonderfully through the villa and garden (which is filled with gorgeous plants and trees, lemon, fig, olive and pomegranate). We thoroughly enjoyed spending many of our mornings or whole days in the villa and garden/pool and found fantastic new restaurants in Prines Village or Rethymno during the evenings, we just can’t fault it and we can’t wait to go back! Poly has achieved something incredibly special here, an absolute delight. Thank you, Poly!
Dear Dylan, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
Levantes is a lovely home to stay in with both Valia (Think Villa) and property owner Poly were keen to make our stay in Crete an enjoyable one.
Nothing was too much trouble for Poly- who very kindly returned an item to us here in UK. Taking the time to arrange courier to do so.
I would recommend Think Villa and most definitely Poly’s home to stay in.
Dear Debra, thank you for this amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
A fabulous place to stay and a great location to explore some of the island.
We were a group of 8 (2 adults and 6 teenage children), we all loved this villa and Poly made us feel at home with her friendly helpful advice on restaurants and beaches to visit. The villa is large and comfortable to accommodate the large group and the local village has all essential food shops is just a few minutes drive away. All in all we loved our Greek experience in Crete this year. Highly recommended!
Dear James, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
Stunning villa in a quiet location, perfect family holiday!
From the moment we arrived, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this stunning villa set in the small village of Prines. The owner, Poly, was waiting to greet us and we received a very warm welcome with bottles of iced water and chilled wine. She showed us around the villa, and informed us about the local area.The villa was absolutely beautiful, spotlessly clean and very well appointed. It has been very tastefully designed, is modern, light, airy and spacious. The bedrooms were very comfortable with crisp white linen. Poly changed the sheets and towels for us halfway through our week stay. We were a party of 6, parents, grandparents and 2 children, aged 12 and 16. The pool was such a bonus and we cooled off in it during the heat of the day, before and after returning from a day trip. Poly came early in the morning each day to clean the pool.
During our stay we visited Rethymno a few times (10-15 mins drive from the villa). We learnt quickly to either set off early or head out much later in the early evening to avoid the intense heat of the day. Rethymno is a lovely historic old town with lots of little cobbled streets with small shops, tavernas/restaurants, pretty churches and old buildings. The place really comes to life in the evening. We would recommend 'Raki Ba Raki' to eat, delicious food and set in a pretty little street shaded by beautiful vines and flowers. Poly also recommended a local family restaurant in the next village 'Gonia'. She kindly rang ahead and reserved a table for us. The restaurant 'Androulidakis' served traditional Cretan cuisine and we received a very warm welcome. Family run, Marianna the owner was really lovely and offered advice on how to get the most out of the menu between us. The food was delicious with very generous portions! We took some of our food home and ate it the next day! In fact everywhere we ate, the portions were very generous and very good value for money.
We also visited the historic old town of Hania which was about an hours drive away. It was beautiful and the venetian harbour was stunning. A real treat was heading to a very secluded little cove on the south coast where greek families go to swim. The scenery was breathtaking.
Overall, we had a wonderful stay and could have easily stayed longer. Poly's warm and generous hospitality really made our holiday; with fresh figs from her garden and a home made cake for our children. Valia at Think Villa was also extremely helpful. Wholeheartedly recommended!
Dear Alexander, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
Couldn't have asked for more
Dear Minh, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
A week in Paradise
we came to Levates Villa in Prines for a family holiday with 6 adults. The villa was absolutely wonderful. High quality, well equipped and well layed out. The owner Mrs Polly was a delight, with lots of tips for restaurants and even driving us into town for one evening. Rethymno is 5KM away and is wonderful and the Villa is beautifully positioned to explore the fabulous Crete Coastline. The villa company helped us to organize a boat trip and booked a fabulous restaurant in rethymno for our daughters 25th birthday. We have stayed in a number of villas, but for luxury equipment and friendliness this is just about the best and we would highly recommend it. Thank you Valia for all your help and thank you Mrs Polly we loved it.
Dear Jonathan, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete!! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
Levantes Luxury Home is located in Prines village where guests can find within 600 meters walking distance all necessary amenities such as cafe, mini market and taverna. Also a bus stop with frequent itineraries every one hour can be found in there and it the perfect vacation destination for those who do not wish to rent a car. Prines is also a Listed traditional settlement and a Municipal district.
Shopping facilities for everyday's necessities can be found at the neighbouring village of Atsipopoulo which is located 2 km away and guests can find a super market, a pharmacy as well as other shops.
The closest sandy beach is Gerani 4,3 km away of the Home. It's a relatively small beach and it is slightly organised with a few umbrellas and taverns. Moreover, a small harbour and the picturesque church of Panagia Kamariani are located nearby.
Some meters south of the beach, you can visit is the cave of Gerani, one of the most important of Crete, which was discovered accidentally during the construction of the main road. In village of Gerani, you could walk in the picturesque narrow streets and visit the church of St George the rest smaller churches.
Out & About
Cafe, Mini market, taverna & bus stop: 600 meters
Super Market, Pharmacy & other shops: Atsipopoulo, 2 km
Gerani Beach: 4,3 km
Rethymno Port & Town: 9 km
Chania International Airport: 63,8 km
Heraklion International Airport: 89,2 km