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Relaxing ambience, car-free holiday, walking distance to shops, 10' to the beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Private swimming pool, BBQ facilities, recently renovated, 4 bedrooms!

Levantes Luxury Home is a recently renovated home which offers all contemporary amenities required for a self catered vacation, perfect for groups of travellers seeking a relaxing holiday in unique natural environs. The Home is located in a picturesque village, close to Rethymno, conveniently located close to shops and tavernas for your everyday needs.



The outdoor area of Levantes Luxury Home covers 1.500m2 and promises a peaceful break for you and your loved ones! Splash about in your very own private swimming pool (7,5 X 3m and 1,25 m deep) and soak in the sun rays on the private deck, equipped with comfortable sun beds and parasols. During the day the song of the cicadas will keep you company while sunbathing and at night the summer breeze will take the heat of the day away!

Have a unique alfresco dining experience using the BBQ facilities available right next to the pool and enjoy your home made delicacies in the outdoor dining area under the shade of the pergola. Have your afternoon coffee at the relaxing area while the kids to play and explore the large gardens and lawn covered areas that surround the Home! A ping pong table can also be found there!Private parking space inside the Home premises is also available for your outmost comfort.


Levantes Luxury Home is airy and sunny all day long, creating a wonderful summer ambience and decorated with the owner’s personal taste, as she is a decorator with working experience in London. This beautiful one level Home covers 300m2 and it combines modern design and bespoke luxury, as it provides ultimate comfort and ample spaces for all guests, as it is benefited by two siting and dining areas.

One of them is decorated with light bamboo and wooden furniture in bright wood colours and offers direct access to the pool area. The room also boasts large windows overviewing the lush gardens and vegetation around the Home. The second living-dining area adds a more classic, yet luxurious tone to the Home, as it boasts leather arm chairs, a wooden dining table and an open fireplace. Additionally, the room opens up to a spacious balcony equipped with patio furniture and with marvellous views to the garden area. Paintings by famous painters are displayed in the walls and all furniture are hand selected! Between the two living areas, a fully equipped kitchen can be found, ideal for everyday cooking.

Furthermore, Levantes Luxury Home can accommodate to up to 8 guests, since it boasts 4 bedrooms, one of which features a large double bed (1,60X2,00), while the second one offers 2 single beds (0,90X2,00), which can also get joined together if needed, to form a King Size double bed (1,80X2,00) and a third features a semi double bed (1,20X2,00). The master bedroom features a large double bed (1,60X2,00), a walk-in closet, a 32’ TV and has its own en-suite bathroom with double sinks and bathtub with a shower column. Finally, one more shared bathroom with a bathtub with a shower column can be found in the Home. A folding bed can also be provided in order to accommodate one more guest.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Quality towels, pool towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.

- Bathrobes and slippers are also provided.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes once per week.

- Pool and garden cleaning twice per week.

- Baby cot and high chair available upon request.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the Villa.

- Free parking space inside the villa premises.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and in one of the living room areas is included.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a 42’ smart TV with satellite reception (HDMI output available), blue tooth dock, dishwasher, top mount fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, french coffee maker, espresso machine, juice maker, washing machine, hair dryer, safety security box, Playstation 4 console (also used as Blue Ray or DVD player), iron and iron board.

- First aid kit, and fire extinguishers are also available.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 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 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 Prines

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!


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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Mater bedroom's ensuite bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Double sinks and walk in closet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Family bathroom
  • 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!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With access to the terrace!
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , The beds can form a King size bed!
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , with ensuite bathroom and access to the terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , with large window
    Living room - 1 Single Bed , A folding bed can be provided for a guest
  • All 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 ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • 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!


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Relaxing ambience, car-free holiday, walking distance to shops, 10' to the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

A week in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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.
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Amazing villa the pictures do not do it justice

  • 5 of 5

Polly is an amazing host she could not do enough for us to make our stay as memorable as possible.

When we arrived she was there to greet us with a smile and a bottle of wine which went down very well, the next morning she came to visit us and just to check that we had settled in okay she brought with her a home made lemon cake for my son which he joyed very much.

When we arrived and started looking round the Villa I was absolutely amazed as the pictures do not do it justice. The villa is much larger inside and out than you would think by looking at the photos, the Villa was immaculately clean and Polly even came during the week to change the beds and towels, the garden area and pool was cleaned every day.

I highly recommend this villa and I’m looking forward to returning soon as a week just wasn’t long enough Thank you so much for opening up your home to us we had an amazing time and look forward to seeing you soon.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Simon, 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.
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Stylish and spacious villa in a quiet but easily accessible area

  • 5 of 5

The omens were good from the moment we decided on the booking, with lots of helpful information in advance from the very responsive agents, Think Villa. Despite a very late arrival, we were met by the owner, Poly, who could not have been more helpful. Her background in interior design was well-reflected in a beautifully presented but welcoming home to borrow, with plenty of light and space, inside and out.

Poly herself came early every two days to clean the pool and outside areas, which were always sparkling, and maintain the gardens and range of interesting trees. She was very attentive without being intrusive and a great source of ideas for local restaurants, shops and places to visit.

Despite our range of needs and views of how we wanted to spend our time (two grandparents with two older teenage grandchildren) we had the space and facilities to keep everyone relaxed and comfortable.

The villa met our preference for a quieter, higher vantage point with some views, while being within easy reach of the east-west National Highway and a good road through the central mountains to the stunning south coast of the island.

Turned out to be an excellent decision to book a short-notice late summer break and we thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Crete, managing to get plenty of time to relax while still seeing a lot of the island. Everywhere we went, people were friendly and helpful (no evidence of 'tourism-fatigue' here!) - an attitude exemplified by the welcome we received from our Owner.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Derek, we are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Prines village
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Rethymno EO
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Prines village
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Gerani Beach
Car: not necessary

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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.


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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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