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.
The views from our balcony here were the most stunning of our whole stay in Crete – I frequently found myself on the balcony just staring at the sky and the water. Very simple, basic accommodation and the unique setting adds to the sense of ‘escape’. Owners/managers were extremely nice, as were other guests, some […]
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 […]
‘What joy to arrive here from our home in Boston, Massachusetts via England and Athens hot and dusty and to be handed a banana smoothie. It really was bliss, and our villa no. 2 was a very happy home for 10 days. We walked miles every day, swam, hired a boat and explored, and ate […]
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
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 […]
It is the perfect place for the most relaxing vacation. Being there already three times I recommend the place for those who seek to relax from the everyday hassle. The food offered is home cooked and very tasty. If you happen to see that they offer dolmades do order them, they are perfect. The family […]
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 […]
The Elounda Island Villas where everything we were looking for and more. A quiet rustic Greek experience on paradise. All our expectations were exceeded. Lida and her staff were so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The little beach across the road is the best kept secret! The accomodation units were simple, very traditional […]
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 […]
Elounda Island Villas was absolutely beautiful. We had a 3 story villa with a huge balcony overlooking the water, which was only steps away for a quick swim right in front of the hotel. Within walking distance is another great spot for swimming (not a sandy beach but crystal clear water). The villa was fully […]
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.