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Prines Rethymnon

Spring Villas 2 x 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms

Villa ALOE and villa LOTUS, two independent villas with 3 bedrooms each, suitable for up to 8 persons each, newly built with traditional materials, ecological susceptibility and local architectural form.

They have their own garden and swimming pool each. Two retreats with privacy bathed in the scent of jasmine, honeysuckle, of evening primrose and lavender. They are located at the western highest part of the traditional village Prines overlooking the White Mountains, the Cretan Sea and wild oak trees. You hear only the chirp of the birds and yet you are only 300 m. from restaurants and the centre of the village, 3 km from beautiful sandy beaches, 2,5 km from the University of Crete and 6 km from the picturesque town of Rethymno.
An idyllic scenery that combines endless opportunities for natural and cultural lovers with the vibrant life of Rethymno town.

The Villas

The villas have a spacious sitting room with a fireplace and a stone traditional arch which separates the living rooms from the diving rooms and the kitchens.
The sitting room incorporates, among others, a library, two traditional sofas, which can become single beds, satellite TV LCD 42" and a DVD. The dining room can accommodate up to 10 persons.

The ergonomic kitchen is fully equipped with all necessities including an electric cooker with 4 cooking places and an oven, an extractor, a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a coffee machine, boiler, microwave oven, blender, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils.

The bedrooms

The 1 floor has 2 bedrooms and a bathroom and the lower floor has a bedroom with double bed, small office, large wardrobes and a bathroom with a shower.

Garden and pool area

In the garden, jasmines, honeysuckles, rosemaries, lavenders, laurels, climbing roses, cyclamens, anemones and other local Cretan flowers and herbs create an idyllic scenery for relaxation all year round.

Around the outdoor swimming pool of dimension 7,50 x 3,50 m2, there are deck chairs and a casual dining place, a stone-built BBQ, and an outdoor shower. Furthermore, there is parking for two cars.

The traditional village of Prines

Prines is an authentic traditional Cretan village which combines architectural elements from its Arabic, Venetian and Ottoman history.
The village offers several traditional tavernas, a supermarket and barkery, pharmacy and butcher shop in the nearby Atsipopulo Village

Visitors can enjoy cycling, trekking, mountaineering through the wild Cretan Flora and famous herbage, swimming, snorkelling, bird watching, discovering the unspoilt Cretan villages, riding by the sea and all marine sports on the nearby beaches. They can also visit old monasteries, churches, castles, caves and cross gorges with unique native wildflowers (Kourtaliotiko gorge, Imbros gorge, Prassiano gorge, etc). They can listen to live traditional music and dance the local dances in festivals which take place throughout the summer in the nearby villages as well as attending the Renaissance Festival, which is organized by the municipality of Rethymno and takes place in July-August- September. In the spring, Greek Orthodox Easter is also a magical time to visit, giving visitors the opportunity to experience the local rituals and traditions. They can taste the local cuisine at the famous tavernas of the region in the inland, the old town or on the seafront.

Rethymnon Town

The city of Rethymnon is bustling with life and colours, you will find an abundance of boutiques with designer clothes, shoes, bags, and furs. Jewellery shops offering diamonds, gold, and silver. There is a lot to see and do for the whole family.

The tavernas serve the best of the Greek and Cretan cuisine at traditional tavernas and also exquisite restaurants all reasonably priced.


Chania Airport 60 km
Heraklion Airport 78 km
Sea and beaches 3 km
Town of Rethymno 6 km
Gas station 200 m. km
ATM 1.5 km
Coffee house 150 m km
Taverna 300 m km
2 mini-markets 300 m km
Bus station 300 m km
Pharmacy store 1.5 km
Internet cafe 1.5 km
Hospital 6 km
Rating: 4 / 5 in 1 votes

MHTE (CRN) MHTE 1041K123Κ2628301