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The Shape of Sunshine

  • 2 guests

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

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Located on a resort, this villa offers all the privacy you could wish for with the convenience of services on hand when you need them. Perfect for a romantic getaway, while the interiors may not be to everyone’s taste, the outdoor space serves up views of the Mirabello Gulf which you can enjoy from the private infinity pool or Jacuzzi. There’s a sauna here for when you need to unwind and a gym if you want to keep your fitness in check. And with daily breakfast included, you can roll out of bed and fuel up for the day ahead without so much as lifting a finger.


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What to expect


Highlights

Take a trip along the coast to Agios Nikolaos to sample the local cuisine or enjoy some retail therapy

Take a trip along the coast to Agios Nikolaos to sample the local cuisine or enjoy some retail therapy

Soak up the views of the Mirabello Gulf from the sparkling infinity pool

Soak up the views of the Mirabello Gulf from the sparkling infinity pool

Unwind with your loved one in the private sauna

Unwind with your loved one in the private sauna

Stay on top of your fitness routine in the gym just off the bedroom

Stay on top of your fitness routine in the gym just off the bedroom

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Home truths

    Due to the location of this home, we recommend hiring a car to get the most out of your stay – private parking is available here

    This villa is located on a boutique villa-hotel resort, allowing privacy but with service on hand when you need it and with a range of on-site amenities including spa and wellness services, two restaurants, a private beach club, and yachting and sailing experiences

    The resort can arrange a complimentary transfer to the beach club for villa guests, a ten-minute drive away

    This home has a private gym, sauna, steam bath, swimming pool and Jacuzzi for you to enjoy

    Daily breakfast is included here

About this stay


Amenities

Gym

Sauna

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Washing machine

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Baby sitting

Daily cleaning

Fridge fills

Laundry and dry cleaning

Massage

Restaurant reservations

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • Your host can arrange an upgrade to a half-board package upon request, for an additional fee

  • While pool heating is included for stays between 14th April - 24th May and 28th September - 31st October, it can be heated outside of these periods for an additional fee – speak to your host for more information

  • Your host can help arrange a variety of extra services during your stay, including massages and beauty treatments, wine tours, laundry and dry cleaning, fridge fills, restaurant reservations, airport transfers, and car hire

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...

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

Feed lemurs and explore wildlife at Amazonas Park

Feed lemurs and explore wildlife at Amazonas Park

Discover lemurs, parrots, and macaques in woodland enclosures on a hillside. Enjoy feeding lemurs directly in their enclosure at this small, well-maintained zoo.

29 min
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.

27 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.

11 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.

28 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.

13 min

Get around

Airport

Heraklion N. Kazantzakis

1 hr 2 min

Sitia Public "Vitsentzos Kornaros"

1 hr 23 min

Train station

lti Meli Palace

38 min

Bus stop

Central Bus St. Nicholas

17 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

5 min

Cafe

8 min

Pharmacy

27 min

Points of interest

Beach

Elounda Breeze Beach

8 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Children welcome (1-12 years)

No pets

No parties or events

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 Oliver

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Nearly twenty years ago, Oliver and his friend began curating the world's most unique and rustic getaways. Driven by their own unforgettable experience at a chateau, they have grown remarkably since then. Much like Plum, they believe in hand-picked luxury that doesn't break the bank.

Registration or licence number: GR65465498713.

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