Elounda Island Villas is a cluster of ten holiday apartments located in the most fascinating part of Mirabello.
1 km away from the village of Elounda at the quiet peninsula of Spinalonga, you can get here easily by car or on foot via a causeway and a bridge | MAP
The northern Gulf of Mirabello is one of the most picturesque and the most tastefully developed stretches of coast on Crete | GALLERY
We invite you to explore the majestic scenery and tranquility of the area and enjoy your stay in our facilities.
Elounda Island Villas offer a delightful and friendly atmosphere for people who want to relax by the sea and explore eastern Crete. Select between 9 cozy apartments that combine different characteristics and amenities.
The beautiful and peaceful location is a perfect destination for families, couples, newly-wed or a friendly companionship. Large terraces, comfortable verandas, balconies and patios offer a direct view of the blue sea and the spectacular Cretan mountains.
My mother´s wish for her 60th birthday was simple: a greek paradise – The big surprise: We found one: “Elounda Island Villas” at Spina Longa The whole family, 3 generations(!), stayed at “Elounda Island Villas” for 2 weeks – and the whole family loved it! We loved to experience the warm-hearted atmosphere of the tasteful […]
A special family holiday for six adults looking for the real Crete. This place is truly rustic, including the option to eat Cretan homemade food at the Taverna or cook your own meals in the apartments. We could see the lively village of Elounda from our apartments, especially at night but experienced the peace of […]
‘We arrived at Elounda Island Villas at night (drove from Heraklion Airport). Even though we knew our accommodation was on a little island, outside the town of Elounda, we were charmed by the surroundings and the immediate proximity of the very calm stretch of sea water…The decor is rustic and simple, but in perfectly good […]
‘A truly delightful place to stay and exceeded our expectations….The accommodation was simply furnished on 4 levels with 3 balconies, one of which had the sun all day. The bathrooms were of a great standard with none of the Greek toilet smell you often get in hot climates. The cleaner came in every day and […]
‘I was looking for a relaxing retreat that was safe for me as a solo female traveler and Elounda Island Villas was exactly what I was looking for. Leda arranged for a cab to be waiting for me, all I had to do was step off the plane and I was taken to paradise. The […]
What a beautiful spot; your very own island retreat with views over the causeway to elounda itself. Lena and her parents are great hosts and make amazing smoothies and omelettes and the best greek salad. Beautiful beeches moments away. Worth every euro and more! Alexis, the Netherlands, August 2012 Overall, there has been a very […]
You feel like you're far away from everything in the middle of the sea, yet you are only a 10 minute walk away from a bustling village. Marianna
We stayed 4 nights at this wonderful place. The apartment was the far end unit, with only goat pasture beyond. It is very large, with a terrace on the ground level and a balcony on the bedroom level, both facing the bay and Elounda, which is only a kilometre away, but the location is completely […]
A sunny, light breeze wafts through the balcony into our bright open bedroom, I pad down the wooden stairs and make coffee, returning to watch the morning sea with some fresh watermelon. That or a morning dip in front of our villa, I have neighbours but I don’t feel them, the beach is quiet and […]
Elounda Villas was just what we expected and needed. A quiet relaxing holiday! An ideal place especially for couples and families with young children – a little beach for little feet just in front. It is not suitable for people looking for luxury, pools and all-round service etc., as the word “Villa” may suggest. This […]
Lasithi is the eastern of the 4 counties on the island of Crete. It is renowned for its mild climate and its overlapping combinations of morphology, from the green plateaus up in the mountains, to the majestic coastline on the north around the Gulf of Mirabello and the south east arid part that dips in to the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.
Elounda is located at a cove on the coastline of the Mirabello Gulf. As it is overlooking the north east part of Crete and the beautiful deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea, it also engulfs the peninsula of the Island of Elounda or Kolokytha as it is alternatively known. On the one end of the longish peninsula there is the sunken city of ancient Olous…and on the other the remains of Spinalonga, a Venetian fortress that carries prior and later local history.
Kolokytha is another name for the peaceful Spinalonga peninsula that stretches within the gulf of Elounda. A beautiful and protected spot, with walking paths and beaches all around, monuments from ancient and most recent cultures. It offers a relaxing and soothing effect to its visitors and also to the biodiversity it sustains. Not inhabited at the moment, yet it has been at the past and still now some very few buildings exist and are maintained.