3 Bedroom Villa, can accommodate 6 people in beds and up to 8 people.
- english, greek
About Kostas Vasilakis
My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of designgraphic.gr, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012. I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located. My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay. Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together! My company which called “etouri” is located in 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001
What makes this Villa unique
In our opinion Villa Caneva’s unique qualities are: - Spacious fenced outdoor areas surrounded by trees and nature. - Serenity with fabulous views. - Great location, a feeling of privacy without actually being too far from anything. Only 300 m from the village of Prines with its cafe, taverns and a mini market, 5 minutes away from Atsipopoulo an even larger village with numerous amenities and 10 minutes from Rethymno and the beach! - Bus to Rethymno is available. - Full privacy in all outdoor areas as the villa is located on a hill. - Ideal for families with children because of the outdoor layout. Children will have plenty of fenced space to play without being near to the pool. - It's stone construction means that the house is always cool maintaining the same temperature. - The hospitality of the owner who will be on hand if need be ready to help or give you advice!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Wonderful Villa Caneva
Beautiful property in a great location... walking distance to a charming village, Prines, with excellent Taverna's, coffee shop, small grocery and even a pharmacy (they seem to be everywhere!). We enjoyed the pool...coming home in late afternoon and cooling down in the pool was a real pleasure. Property was very comfortable...nice beds, great air conditioning in each of the bedrooms, lots of outdoor seating and tables for eating...and a unique and beautiful restoration of a stone structure with spacious gardens. In addition, every time we returned we were greeted by two of the cutest little dogs (we worried the whole time about who fed them but they were obviously well cared for and happy). Recommend taking advantage of local walks especially evening walks through farms and village. We were enjoyed being greeted every morning by an array of roosters and sounds of farm animals. This is definitely a rural setting. We loved it and would return given the opportunity.
We really enjoyed a beautiful week in the villa Caneva. The house ist just perfect, there is all (or even more) you need. The garden, the pool and everything in the house is very organised and clean.
We loved the hospitality and the perfect service from the owner. They surprises us even with self made cheese pies and e basket with a lot of greek specialties.
We can really recommend the house.
We have spent fantastic holidays in Prines and specially in Villa Caneva.
The house and the garden are beautifull, the owner provided us a very good custumer service. All the property is very clean, as well as swimming pool. We really recommend villa caneva and we will come again that's sure! Thank you for your hospitality and kindness.
Wonderful family holiday
This cottage was a real find, the communication as mentioned before is extremely reassuring, both from the owner and the agent, we really felt confident from the moment we booked,
The cottage itself is fantastic, spacious inside and so much space for is all outside, equipped with everything we required it ticked every box.
The pool as mentioned is large and a superb feature with loungers around the side, you feel very secure in letting the children play around with the garden fenced and electric gated at the driveway entrance
You do need a car if you're staying here, the cottage is very easy to find with signs for the villa when you enter Prines, the nearest shops are a few minutes drive away where you can get necessities, and 5-10 minutes drive is a supermarket to stock up,
A perfect base for exploring this area of Crete, Rethymnon and lake kournas, Which is beautiful !
Having stayed in Crete several times before, the vote from us and the children is that this cottage is now definitely a must for booking for next year !
A wonderful stay
This villa is of the highest quality. We had a wonderful stay here and only wish we had stayed longer. The property itself is immaculate, very well equipped and the owner has an incredible eye for detail, giving the house a wonderful sense of character, whilst making sure it is suitably comfortable. The outdoor area and pool are superb, making it the perfect place to relax or have fun with kids. The location is ideal. You can walk easily (8 mins) to Prines for essentials, or for a fantastic meal at Taverna Giannikos. It is a short drive to a number of local supermarkets or Lidl, if you prefer the familiarity! The lovely Episkopi beach and delightful Lake Kournas are not far and there are plenty of other areas to explore within easy reach. Eleni, the owner, is very welcoming and happy to assist if needed. She even treated us to delicious home baked Cretan pies! Kostas and his team at Etouri are also readily available to help make your stay even more comfortable. We have stayed in plenty of holiday houses before, but this is undoubtedly the best yet. As already mentioned, it is simply perfect!
Very beautiful villa, nice attention of the owners.
All is perfect , this is the good way to know Crete !
and thank you again for the recommandation about the rent of the car (perfect too) !
Thank you again for all , we enjoyed very much our holidays.
Villa Caneva is situated outside the historic town of Rethymno, in the traditional village of Prines.
The village itself is beautiful, flourishing with flora and olive groves. A perfect option for those who appreciate nature and are looking for peace.
Being a small countryside village, Prines has only a few small shops however, your basic requirements will be met by the local mini-market, the traditional cafes and the excellent tavern almost 300 m away from our villa.
Staying in Prines village will give you the advantage of both countryside life and being less than 10 min away from Rethymno town by car.
The nearest beach is Koubes beach which is approximately 5 km away at the entrance of Rethymno town. This bustling town with its long sandy beach and its numerous amenities is only a 10 minutes drive (7km). An alternative option is the quieter sandy beach of Episkopi village approximately 10 km away on the road to Chania.
Due to the location of the villa, you also have the advantage of easily visiting the South coast where you can find some of Crete’s truly amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and 'Preveli'. The distance to the South coast is about 45 minutes from the villa by car.
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