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.
We spent wonderful and charming holidays. Elounda Island Villas is a tranquil location with a relaxing spirit. We had a warm welcome and Lida and her family did everything to feel us comfortable and home. The café is nice located and it offers good and fresh food. We certainly will come back. Doris, Sabine and […]
We returned here for our honeymoon and we have never returned to a holiday destination, however much we enjoyed it, which speak volumes about this spot of beauty and its owners. This time we had villa number 10 (I think), an apartment with different levels and a big rooftop balcony with sun loungers, a table […]
This is a really special place. Not just because of its wonderful location but because of the welcome held for anyone lucky enough to find themselves staying here. The only accomodation on this island, tethered to the mainland by a narrow bridge linked to a causeway, these beautiful, simple villas are the perfect place to […]
Discovering Elounda Island Villas and Cafe Bar was the day I fell in love with this very tranquil location, it met all my expectations of what a family run, well presented establishment is all about for the traveler to Crete. A relaxed atmosphere complimented by friendly and efficient staff, the cafe bar/tavern offers a place […]
We stayed here for 10 days in Aug 2012. We got the apartment at the end of the raw, which really gives the feeling of being alone on an Island. The apartment is very spacious (we were with 2 kids) and the design is simple and relaxing. What we like most is the generous hospitality […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
‘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 […]
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.