It’s about a seafront villa, placed in a paradiasical location, in front the sea, behind the mountains. You can hear the waves breaking and looking outside from the living room you have the feeling to be on a cruiser. One can linger the whole day in or around the house without getting boring. You can swim in the huge (13,5m x 5,5m) infinity pool or rest on one of the terraces watching the coloured flowers, the trees, butterflies on the 5000m2 site. Your favourite place could be the outside kitchen. From here you can enjoy tue view or just cook with the herbs that grow around the kitchen. The nearest village is Mochlos, 3.5 km away, small but famous for its charme with the pretty tavernas lying directly on the shore, a rock caffee, bars.
Mochlos is an idillic village with steep coast and mountains around with fantastic tramps. Especially impressive is the view over the mountains to Mirabello Bay. Mochlos is no village to stroll but to relax, to tramp, to read – just to geta way from all the stress. Mochlos is also a good start point for trips to Agios Nikolaos in the west, Ierapetra in the south, Sitia in the east, all of them picture-book greek cities with seaside promenade, idyllic tavernas, weekly market and all about 35km away, very easy, fast to reach due to the very goods roads.
Mochlos offers also the possibility to practice some watersports like water-ski, Jet-ski, Banana-Boat, Boats touren to the small islands around or to the coves.
Richtis-Gorge: For wander- and natur enthusiasts is this 5km gorge warmly recommended.
Even in tue summertime there is 20m high waterfall that invites to a refreshing bath.
Oldest Crete‘s Olivtree:
Not faraway from the village Kavousi, 20km from tue Villa away you can see tue oldest, very huge olivetree, probably 3.250 years old.
Worth seeing are lots of villages but near to the villa you can find the Lastros, a small village above Mochlos, at the Nationalstreet 90/E75 in the middle of the way between tue two roads that go down to Mochlos. It is a picturesque small mountain village with lots of flowers and flavours.
Isle of Spinalonga : not far away from Elounda
The last leprosy colony developed in the old venetian fortress. The ill people restored the buildings and lived there from 1903 until 1957. Today the uninhabited isle is one of the most important touristic attraction of the region.
Vaia Beach : Situated in the furthermost northeast of the island, about 1 ½ hours from Mochlos away
Village Kritsa: 10km from Agios Nikolaos away.
It is a typical, nice crete village, partly rebuilt village with small narrow streets and scenic places.
The small church Panagia Kera is one of the most important churches in Crete. Especially the frescoes of the church are very famous.
Kritsa is well known for ist woven webbing. Nowhere in Crete is this handcraft so well-kept.
Ruins of Gournia: On the way to Agios Nikolaos you can find the ruins of Gournia, one shouldn’t miss.Get the full listing »