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Horizon of Helios

  • 16 guests

  • 8 bedrooms

  • 8 bathrooms

    +1 extra toilet

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Waiting to provide you with a luxurious and scenic stay, this beautiful villa lies on the coast of Elounda, close to the islands of Spinalonga and Chrysi. Part of its own estate that includes two villas, a playground, and its own forested walkways and dense fauna, you'll enjoy the outdoors just as much as the indoors. With your own private pool and a myriad of options for outdoor seating and dining, as well as a full outdoor kitchen for throwing proper celebrations, you'll never run out of ways to enjoy the stunning views of Mirabella Bay. Inside you'll find a modern desk, perfect for getting any extra work done so you can get back to relaxing. And not to mention the game room and gym, where you won't need to worry about missing a workout day. Go for a game of table tennis or table football, before rounding the day off with drinks on the terrace. If you have any concerns, you'll have a concierge service and villa manager at your fingertips to assist. With a whole host of islands and mountain villages close by packed with fantastic local food, hiking paths, nightlife and amenities including horseback riding and watersports, you'll never run out of ways to spend your day.


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What to expect


Highlights

Visit the island of Spinalonga by car or boat and discover why it's one of the most visited places in Crete, with its rich history and scenery

Visit the island of Spinalonga by car or boat and discover why it's one of the most visited places in Crete, with its rich history and scenery

Go for a dip in the pool with the backdrop of the stunning seas before you and the mountain views of Elounda behind you

Go for a dip in the pool with the backdrop of the stunning seas before you and the mountain views of Elounda behind you

Sit back on the beanbags overlooking Mirabello Bay with drinks and snacks, and relax after a long day

Sit back on the beanbags overlooking Mirabello Bay with drinks and snacks, and relax after a long day

Experience beautiful views of Elounda from every room in the villa

Experience beautiful views of Elounda from every room in the villa

Keep up with your workout routine or play a game of table tennis in the gym, spa and games room

Keep up with your workout routine or play a game of table tennis in the gym, spa and games room

Whip up some culinary masterpieces in the outdoor kitchen, with built-in grill and shelter from the sun

Whip up some culinary masterpieces in the outdoor kitchen, with built-in grill and shelter from the sun

Dine alfresco and feel like royalty as you look out at the stunning horizon of Mirabella Bay

Dine alfresco and feel like royalty as you look out at the stunning horizon of Mirabella Bay

Relax on the hammock in the Elounda villa estate, beneath clear blue skies

Relax on the hammock in the Elounda villa estate, beneath clear blue skies

Watch the kids enjoy the full playground on the villa estate among the lush greenery and beautiful fauna

Watch the kids enjoy the full playground on the villa estate among the lush greenery and beautiful fauna

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Home truths

    While most of the bathrooms aren't photographed, we expect the style and quality to be consistent with the rest of the home

    This home is spread over three floors, with no internal lift

    For those with reduced mobility, there's a ground floor bedroom and bathroom here

    Pets may be allowed here with prior permission from your host

    The swimming pool isn't fenced, so children will need to be supervised at all times

    Your host can provide services such as car rental, airport transport and travel assistance for free during your stay

    A concierge service and caretaker are both available to you for free during your stay

About this stay


Amenities

Outdoor kitchen

Outdoor seating

Desk

Laptop friendly workspace

Gym

Exercise equipment

Bedrooms & bathrooms

8 bedrooms, 11 beds

8 bathrooms, 1 additional toilet

Extras


VIP services

24/7 concierge

Arrange a chef

Baby sitting

Cab booking

Laundry and dry cleaning

Luggage storage

Massage

Restaurant reservations

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Your host can provide breakfast for an additional fee

  • Pool heat can be provided upon request for an extra cost

  • Your host can provide a private chef for an additional fee

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Elounda

From backpackers to royalty, no one can resist the charm of Elounda, a pretty fishing town on the eastern coast of Crete. It’s not hard to see why so many choose to spend their summers here – Elounda is lovely to explore, boasting beautiful coastal paths that you can follow to the Kolokytha Peninsula or the Sunken City of Olous, a must-see when in the area. The town is also...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Enjoy the olive tour at Vassilakis Estate

Enjoy the olive tour at Vassilakis Estate

Take a tour of Vassilakis Estate and discover the fascinating process of olive oil production. Learn about different types of oils and enjoy a tasting session. A must-see attraction for food enthusiasts.

29 min
Discover the colourful frescoes at the Church of Panagia Kera

Discover the colourful frescoes at the Church of Panagia Kera

Step inside this hidden gem of a church and be amazed by the well-preserved 13th-century frescoes. Each colourful fresco tells a different biblical story, making it a truly unique place of worship.

29 min
Learn about olive oil production at Cretan Olive Oil Farm

Learn about olive oil production at Cretan Olive Oil Farm

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of olive oil production at this family-owned farm. Take a guided tour, taste delicious local products, and browse the shop for unique souvenirs.

12 min
Hike through Kritsa Gorge

Hike through Kritsa Gorge

Embark on an exhilarating hike through Kritsa Gorge, offering breathtaking views and a challenging terrain with climbs, ladders, and ropes.

30 min
Indulge in the excellent dishes at Piato

Indulge in the excellent dishes at Piato

Experience fantastic Greek cuisine with elegant and modern dishes. Enjoy the beautiful waterfront view, attentive staff, and a welcoming atmosphere. And don't forget to indulge in the show-stopping chocolate dessert.

15 min

Get around

Airport

Heraklion N. Kazantzakis

1 hr 3 min

Sitia Public "Vitsentzos Kornaros"

1 hr 31 min

Train station

lti Meli Palace

38 min

Bus stop

Central Bus St. Nicholas

17 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

2 min

Cafe

1 min

Pharmacy

2 min

Points of interest

Beach

Paralia Schisma Elountas

2 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Pets welcome

Events possible (with prior approval)

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    60

    days

    Cancel at least 60 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 60 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Marina

This home is managed directly by its owner who will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Marina and her team are dedicated to making sure you have the best time possible during your stay in Elounda. There is nothing they can't help you with, whether you're looking for help booking nearby experiences or need recommendations for the best local restaurants or amenities. They are fully responsive, highly professional, and will make sure you want for nothing during your holiday.

Registration or licence number: ΜΗΤΕ 1040Κ10002992001.

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