Our villa is located in central Crete in Eleftherna village giving you the advantage to combine mountain and sea. You can make a tour of the villages around or visit some of the most well known beaches on the north coast. The village of Eleftherna is well known because of the archaeological site of Ancient Eleftherna and has about 400 inhabitants today. The surrounding area is quiet, a place where you can relax and feel “away from it all”. The village has one traditional tavern, a few traditional cafes and a mini market!
The sea is approximately 14 kilometres away. Nearby (8 km) is found the historical abbey Arkadi, the traditional village Margarites (7.5 km) with a living tradition in pottery going back 5,000 years and a lot of other small picturesque villages, that still maintain their lively colours and traditional architecture. For those who love the quietness, strolling, the nature and the genuine Cretan landscape, it is an exceptional choice.
Still, because of its position in the prefecture of Rethymno, access by car is easy to most parts of the island, for example Chania, Heraklion, Sfakia, Anogeia, Nida, Knossos, Faistos and the southern coast beaches, that are many and beautiful. The road network is excellent and passes through some of the most beautiful and still attached landscapes in Crete. Particularly we recommend the visit in the southern coasts, via the very green province of Amari via Arkadi, Thronos, Meronas, Gerakari, and Spili etc.