The unique benefits of Belvedere Villas are:
- Spectacular views of the sea and the gorge that the villas offer. Sunset from the villas is absolutely breathtaking and promises unforgettable moment! Additionally the gorge of Prassano is an important habitant of vultures and eagles in Crete which you can enjoy watching them flying in front of you while relaxing at the pool area.
- Located in the nature offering totally calm and quiet environment. Additionally there are several spots nearby which you can explore the Cretan nature such as Prassano gorge, Milli gorge and the Potami Dam Lake, etc. At the same time the city of Rethymno and its beach is also close which ensure convenient stay for our guests.
- Constructed in a way to offer full privacy among the villas.
- It is a good value for money considering the good location and the quality that the villas offer.
- The hospitality of the owner and his family who will be on hand with helpful advice and information whenever it is needed. The owners have a wide knowledge of the island and will be only to willing to suggest places of interest and routes to get there.
Belvedere Villas are consisting of 4 independent villas offering delightful Cretan accommodation with full privacy and comfort in mind. The villas surrounded by the nature - Villa “Efrosini”, “Vaggelio", “Katerina” and “Argiro" will elevate your accommodation needs for relaxing holidays in Crete.
Each villa is a 75 sq. m house and has the same structures and facilities offering one bedroom, one bathroom and also has its own outdoor area with private swimming pool, barbecue, dining table and parking.
Furnished in elegant style, each one-storey villa can accommodate up to 3 people in beds.
Entering the villa there is an open plan area consisting of the living room with a sofa, a fireplace, a TV and a DVD player, an indoor dining area and a fully equipped functional kitchen. The living room area opens to a veranda which also leads to the pool area. Next to the living room there is a bedroom with a double bed and the veranda with sitting area. A bathroom with bath is also found next to the kitchen area.
Our delightful outdoor area with exceptional views offers a variety of facilities and spots for relaxation.
More specifically our outdoor facilities include:
- 35 sq. m private swimming pool with sun beds
- Fully equipped charcoal barbecue with a wood oven under pergola
- Sitting area with a bamboo sofa and armchairs
- Outdoor dining table
|Fenced||35 m² swimming pool|
|Sun beds / Umbrella||Charcoal barbecue|
|Wood oven||Dining table|
|TV||Wi-Fi internet connection|
|Iron / Iron board||First aid kit|
|Espresso / Filter coffee machine||Toaster|
|Kettle / Blender||Dishes / Utensils|
Rethymno City (9 km)
Where you can find everything such as supplies, restaurants, cafeterias and entertainment!
Heraklion Airport (84.2 km)
Heraklion airport is the largest airport in Crete. The distance to the villa is about 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.
Chania airport (75.7 km)
The distance from the airport of Chania to the villas is about 1 hour by car.
Souda Port (61.4 km)
Daily ferries are available from/to the port.
Prasies village (1.3 km)
The closest to the villas living area.
The closest beach (6.9 km)
The main organized long sandy beach of Rethymno city.
Traditional Tavern (7 km)
Traditional Tavern Zisis
Supermarket (7 km)
The closest Supermarket to the villa
Hospital (12.8 km)
In Rethymno town.
Pharmacy (6.9 km)
The closest Pharmacy to the Villas
ATM (6.5 km)
In Misiria area.
Bar / Club (9 km)
In Rethymno town.
Prassano Gorge (140 m)
The gorge is divided by the large Platanes creek and is an important wildlife sanctuary in Greece.The Prassano gorge is 1.10 meters long and have a wingspan of up to 2.80 meters.
Milli gorge (9.6 km)
Mili Gorge is a stunning green oasis near the town of Rethymno. It is actuallya ravine inside which hosts a huge number of plants and trees, a real botanic garden. It is located north of the village Chromonastiri and south of Xero Chorio.
Amari Dam Reservoir (14.1 km)
The lake of Potami is shaped by the Potami dam, in Amari . It was built in 2008. The dam is located in the verdant of Amari, 25km south of Rethymno.
The quite new dam lake has a capacity of 22 million cubic meters of water and is expected to become one of the most important wetlands in the southeast Mediterranean. Already, many species of birds and animals have appeared in the area. Visitors of the wider area visit the dam and admire the beautiful scenery.
Agia Irini Monastery (13.3 km)
This 10th century monastery had been active until the revolution of 1821, then, badly damaged, it was abandoned. Its restoration started in 1970 and in 1989 the monastery was reoccupied by nuns. Due to the care of the 9 nuns now living there, Agia Irini is a delightful place to visit, as the cloister as well as the refectory, stables, and wine press have been restored. Handicrafts and especially the art of weaving and needlework flourish in Agia Irini and there is a small exhibition within the monastery where one can buy the hand made products.
Arkadi Monastery (23.4 km)
One of the most historical places in Crete, well worth to visit it!
Georgioupoli beach (31.6 km)
With pure sand and clean, shallow waters, Giorgioupolis beach is fully organized with sunbeds, umbrellas, lifeguard and tavernas all around. The highlight of the area is Kournas Lake and the sweet water bursting from various spots on the beach. Do not miss out to have a walk up to Perastikos river, which divides the beach into two. At the point where Perastikos ends up to the sea, the waters are very cool and the vegetation around are unique. Take care of the sea currents and the waves on windy days.
Panormos beach (24.3 km)
This coastal village is situated 20 km east of Rethymno. It boasts an organised beach as well as a variety of tavernas right by the sea.
Bali beach (33.6 km)
Nestling in the surrounding mountains of the bay of Bali you will find the coastal village of the same name 34 km east of Rethymno. Visitors may choose from which of the small inlets to enjoy bathing at organised sandy beaches. The area offers a large number of tavernas and shops.
Kournas Lake (33.7 km)
Kournas Lake is the only freshwater lake in Crete. Kournas Lake is the ideal place for an afternoon walk or a daytrip nearby. Many people like to have an afternoon picnic there. The landscape is lovely and relaxing, whether you want to go for a walk in the countryside, swim or ride a pedalo on the lake.
Argiroupoli Village (31.5 km)
A well-known village for the small spring waterfalls and the amount of the great, traditional taverns under the big trees! It is built on a 260 m altitude on the foot of Azonas hill and it has view on the lush green and flourishing valley of Mouselas River, whose 10 rich springs are 50 meters underneath the village.
Eleftherna Village (25.7 km)
The area where the finds of the homonymous ancient city are found. It is not known when the city was actually built but according to scientists there must have been life in the area in the Geometric period, that is 970-820 B.C
Melidoni Village (33.9 km)
Visit the village of Melidoni and the homonymous Cave of Melidoni which is located approximately 1,800 meters northwest of the homonym village of Mylopotamos, at an altitude of 220 m and on the south side of Kouloukonas Mountain.
Anogia Village (68.2 km)
On the foothills of Psiloritis Mountain
Zoniana Village (53.7 km)
One of the most traditional villages in Crete.
Margarites village (28.8 km)
One of the most important characteristics of the village is the unique feature of locals. They show great interest in artistic issues. Pottery is their primary activity. You can find that out after taking a walk to the village square, where they exhibit their famous products.