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Laura

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian, a little italian

Villa Hellios, Elounda, east Crete. Private pool, near beach and shops, sea view

31 Reviews
People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Mavrikiano - HELLIOS

Luxury villa with incredible views over the Elounda bay.

We have done our very best to make this lovely Cretan house YOUR home for the holidays.

Villa Hellios, is a brand new luxury villa, built to fit perfectly between the gorgeous countryside and the breathtaking views over Elounda bay. Set in Mavrikiano, a typical village, 2 min from Elounda and its blue flag beaches, you will definitely enjoy the low key, cool pace of life there.

Everything has been done to make our guests happy and to offer them 'hassle free' holidays from day one! Internet access, Flat screen TV + satellite + DVD players in every rooms, storage space, leather sofas sitting 5, fully equipped kitchen ,sunbeds, garden set with BBQ. You'll love swimming at all time in your private pool (21 m2) enjoy lazy afternoons on the terrace, have breakfast in bed watching sunrise from your bay-window,nap as long as you want in the garden,, have a romantic dinner 'al fresco' watching the shimmering lights of Elounda at night. Welcome!

ACCESS and parking: dear guests, as many properties in Elounda, our villa is built on top of a steep street. Please keep this mind when you will rent a car. Small cars are always easier to use in this area, like Suzuki 4X4 or any of these kinds. You will realise that our lovely Greek neighbours have not the same conception of parking than us. Big cars, will have trouble accessing the narrow streets of Aghios, and are too heavy to go up steep streets and hills.

You have your own private parking space in front of the house, but getting to the house will be much easier if you rent a smaller car. 5 years of experience taught me well!!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Laura (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Italian, a little italian

About Laura

owner of two lovely villas in elounda, crete lover since 1995!

I love renting these properties knowing guests will have a great time ! I have so many returning guests , and Im very proud of it

Laura purchased this villa in 2008

Why Laura chose Lassithi

cute villa , low key, near the sea , wonderful view, close to elounda center..

What makes this villa unique

THE VIEW first of course !

Reviews

4.6
based on 31 holidaymaker reviews

Villa Hellios, Elounda, east Crete. Private pool, near beach and shops, sea view
average rating of 4.645161 based on 31 reviews
5

Villa Hellios

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing stay at Villa Hellios. The views were amazing - as we'd expected from the photos.

We were impressed by the welcome even though our flight had been delayed and we arrived in the early hours of the morning. The villa is well appointed and thoughtfully furnished and we were made to feel at home. It's a short walk into Elounda and the harbour but a quite a steep hill for the last hundred metres or so on the return journey - good for working off those extra calories after dinner.

I'd definitely recommend this property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for all those nice things about the villa! we are so pleased you felt like home! this is really what we are working for! all the best and happy new year !
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5

A gorgeous bijoux villa

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful compact bijoux villa with stunning views and gorgeous pool and terrace area. It is tucked away and sufficiently private but you are still able to see what's going on in the busy little harbour below. There is a wide choice of friendly well priced restaurants within walking distance and the neighbouring locals are very friendly. The Bluebay Crete Management organised a meet and greet and could be contacted if needed. We had a wonderful week here and will definitely return and recommend to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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England
4

hilly villa

  • 4 of 5

lovely villa ,just like the photos ...No mention of the hill though !!! wow what a hill . It made every trip fun , just like a roller coaster !Thanks to Laura for our little gifts , much appreciated and also the welcome pack think that is a must if you are thinking of booking your holiday there ....you will love the wonderful views.Don't forget to wave to the dear old lady on the corner too .If we return to Elounda we would choose the villa again .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you pat! Im glad you had a great time! Yep the steep road is quite good fun sometimes to Drive up ! Thats crete!!! Hope you will come back very Soon Laura
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Scotland
5

Villa Hellios

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, lovely spotless villa, wonderful experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You have been wonderful guests! Come back anytime Laura
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Surrey, UK
5

The perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning Villa. We travelled in November - a little later than normal - and it was therefore important to us to have a few home comforts. The Villa didn't disappoint. Beautifully appointed, lovely decor and very comfortable. Plenty of seating areas for eating, reading or sunbathing with sun or shade to suit from dawn until 4pm. Extremely comfortable bed - often hard to find in Greece. Loads of storage space and very well thought out rooms. Well equipped kitchen which had everything we needed to self-cater. Only one small comment - there were no soup/cereal bowls - but there were some lovely big cups which sufficed! We wouldn't normally need bowls in Greece but as cornflakes were provided in the welcome pack, we thought we may as well eat them!! Super views both front and back. Extremely quiet location. Central heating was used for a few of the evenings and was very effective. A real bonus for us was the internet access - a "must have" item when you run a small business - this was fast and worked on demand every time. The location itself was great and provided a good base for exploring the local area. Centre of Elounda is only 10 minutes walk away and the town has every facility, plus some lovely back-streets, hill walks and beaches within a reasonable distance. You could easily manage without a car, but the slope up to the village wouldn't suit everyone. One tiny point which didn't affect us but might affect the less agile and is worth knowing is that there is no hand-rail on the stairs. We would thoroughly recommend this Villa to anyone and hope to return in future years.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments! Come back anytime! We are happy that our guests can now enjoy the internet connexion, as it was really something they were asking for...now its done! About the stairs we will definetely think about it,although its our first comment on that subject, but, it can greatly improve the stay of many guests. Thank you Liz and doug!
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Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
3

Good location but expensive for average villa

  • 3 of 5

A contemporary 2 bed small villa. Great views of the sea. Villa is one of 4 and sits between 2 so outside terrace gets lots of shade. Windy on side of mountain so heat never an issue by the pool. 2 areas for outdoor dining and very close to Elounda restaurants and bars so easy to eat out. Whilst self catering, the cooking equipment/crockery was limited, so only basic meals could be prepared. No mirrors in the bedrooms so take your own if you need to do your hair. A lovely clean and well maintained villa but we were expecting more for the money we paid!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Owner's Response: dear lisa sorry you did not appreciate your stay...We take notes of your remarks about the basic cooking problems , as its has never been reported to us in 3 years. ( I still wonder what extras could have had been added to the kitchen to satisfy our hypothetic clientele of "gordon ramsay wanabees" . Yes there is no food processor or bread machine, but so far our guests did not ask for more. But we will definitely think about it. About mirrors...Well, there is one huge mirror inside the wardrobe in every bedrooms placed "cleverly "so you can even do your hair sitting on your bed...maybe you missed that detail. About shade...well, there is shade in september...more than in august but less that in april..Thats the beauty of seasons changing... About the price , may I highlight the fact you were offer a deal with more than 300 euros off the usual price, and If you compare services offered in similar villas, you got : midweek clean, meet and great, starter pack for free. A substantial difference! we do hope you will come back to crete again and wish you the best for the year to come
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Location

Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Aghios
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Main fast road to Heraklion
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: necessary

Mavrikiano is a typical Cretan village,2mn from the colourful town of Elounda, where there is all you can wish to spend the best holidays ever: 'blue flag' beaches, water sports, local tavernas, typical 'kafenion' (cafés), seafood restaurants, bars, pubs, disco nights, shops, souvenirs, jewellers, bookshop and newsagents, supermarkets, latest fashions stores, all day dining, departures from the famous island of Spinalongua... Elounda is only 9km from the Cretan 'Saint Tropez': Aghios nikolaos, where you will discover (day and night) the Cretan way of life in the summer! The pedestrian streets are famous for their shops and restaurants, market on Wednesdays will give you a taste of local products and maybe you will find time to visit Kritsa only 15mn drive from Aghios, one of the most exquisite Cretan village ever seen.

rent a and visit the Lassithi region, the monasteries, the oil farm, the archaeological sites so close to Elounda.

Other Activities: Cruises to Spinalongua, jet ski, fishing cruises, blue flag beaches, archaeological sites, museum

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mavrikiano, Lassithi

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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1 Jun 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
6 night minimum stay
£1,656
for 6 nights
From
£276
£1,656
 
 
high
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,656
for 7 nights
£1,656
 
 
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1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
6 night minimum stay
£1,274
for 6 nights
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£212
£1,274
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,104
for 7 nights
£1,104
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £297

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 Mavrikiano in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , ensuite
  • Each bedrooms has its own private balcony, where you can enjoy the view (superb in the morning, even more breathtaking at sunset), flat screen TV, DVD player, satellite box, and radio-alarm, Underfloor heating and air conditioning (with remote control). Closets are spacious for your entire summer wardrobe. bedroom n° 1 has its own en suite bathroom and there is a second bathroom upstairs near bedroom n°2. Children and babies are of course, more than welcome. For a 'happy baby' and worry free parents,You will find in the villa : a high quality baby high chair and a folding baby cot, baby safety gates available (for upstairs and downstairs). .Each bedroom has its own table and chairs set, on the balcony, to enjoy the view. 'Proper' hair-dryer in bedside table's drawer.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Arrive in Elounda and relax! Our staff will wait for you at ANYTIME of day and night, We can arrange pick up at Heraklion airport for you and your family, advise you on car rental rates and directions. Just ask, we will be happy to help!

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