Smuk kretensiske villa, Mavrikiano, Elounda - Vender havet
Adrian or Sharron
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100% refunderes, hvis der afbestilles senest 60 dage inden ankomstdato. 50% refunderes, hvis der afbestilles senest 30 dage inden ankomstdato.
We have just returned from two weeks in the fantastic Villa Bourganvillea in Elounda, Crete.
The villa is spotlessly clean, tastefully furnished and very well equipped.
Sharron (the owner) was brilliant throughout the booking process and very responsive to our questions. The villa is about 45 minutes from Heraklion airport and Sharron arranged for a private taxi transfer to pick us up so that we could sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery. We were met at the villa by the housekeeper who explained how a few things worked and also dropped off a few provisions that we had requested (via Sharron) to get us through the first day or two.
The villa is located on top of a hill with stunning views over the bay. There are plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views from the pool terrace, including sun loungers, an outdoor dining table, a rattan suite and there are further chairs on the two balconies that are accessed from the bedrooms (for even more spectacular views over the bay). All of the furniture in the villa (both indoors and outdoors) is modern, clean and stylish and we enjoyed sitting in different locations at different times.
The pool, whilst not huge, is big enough to splash about or cool off in but the views more than make up for it anyway.
The hill up to the villa is fairly steep and a little narrow towards the top but we walked up and down it most days (mainly to walk off some of the huge dinners we ate!). If you are hiring a car, you will want to make sure it is not too big but otherwise, it’s perfectly accessible.
Elounda itself is a charming place, absolutely full of restaurants, tavernas, cafes and bars. There are a number of shops too, selling everything from the usual tourist stuff to some quite interesting boutiques, jewellery shops and local produce. There are also a few supermarkets which are really stocked (with lots of familiar brands if you want them).
Whilst the village has a great atmosphere in the evening, it is not loud or rowdy at all. It really did feel very safe at all hours.
I must mention the local people too. We travel quite a lot but I don’t think I have ever been anywhere where everybody was so nice. It really was noticeable!
There are literally dozens and dozens of places to eat and it would take far too long to name all the great restaurants...To be honest, I don’t think there is a bad one.
We had a brilliant time at the villa and would not hesitate to return (in fact, 8 am sure we will).
Très belle vue (encore mieux que sur les photos). Villa très confortable et très bien équipée. Excellent séjour.
Thank you very much Loic for your five star compliments, we work very hard to ensure our guests have a first class experience at Villa Bouganvilliea - we hope to accommodate in the future , enjoy the rest of your summer
Lovely villa and holiday destination
The property was spotless, beautifully furnished and equipped with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Eagle Car hire from the airport, arranged by Sharron, went smoothly, and the rep went out of his way to help us, escorting us right to the door of the villa.
The views from the villa are truly spectacular in all weathers. We were very late in the season (end Oct) but there were still plenty of tavernas and restaurants open down in Elounda. A special mention goes to the Hope Taverna just down the road for its lovely views, warm welcome and good food.
We had a great time exploring the local area on foot, driving through the mountain villages, and going further afield visiting Knossos and the archaelogical museum in Heraklion (wow! not to be missed), and the south coast of Crete. Sharron, the property owner, was available via email or phone to help us throughout and Kenny was also on hand locally should any practical problems occur (they didn't). All in all a really enjoyable holiday. Thank you Sharron.
Thank you Syvlia for such a wonderful review and the fact that you had a fabulous time on Crete
We hope to see you again soon - thank you
Sharron and Adrian
Beautiful modern Villa with stunning views
Just returned from a superb week staying at Villa Bouganvilliea.
Myself, hubby, Mum and Dad throughly enjoyed our stay in what is a beautiful home, with spectacular views you would never get tired of looking at.
The home itself is finished to a very high standard, very clean with great facilities including the lovely pool and BBQ area.
Location wise - there are some great local tavernas down the hill only 5 mins walk and you can walk into the town centre in approx 15 mins. It is abit of a uphill walk on return from the village but worthwhile for the views and after all the holiday food and drink it's good to get a little exercise in.
Our host, Sharron, was amazingly helpful from start to finish. Supporting us making travel arrangements, to making reccomendations on where to eat and drink right through to helping us get in a few shopping essentials for the fridge on arrival.
We loved it!
Pas à la hauteur du prix
Si la villa est confortable et jolie proche des plages et centre d Elounda, elle présente de nombreux inconvénients et le client n est pas suffisamment informé. L accès est difficile en voiture même dangereux et à pied. La villa se situe sur une pente très rude avec de nombreux véhicules gares barrant l accès. Lors de notre arrivée pas d accueil des propriétaires mais de kenny qui ne savait répondre à nos questions. Nous avons subi plusieurs désagréments Techniques . Fuite , tv débranchee, volet hs et panne frigo pendant 24h. Les escaliers et abords piscine sont glissants . Pas de climatisation dans le sejour malgré une chaleur étouffante. Ménage une seule fois par semaine .Bouilloire et grille pains endommagés. Il manque un suivi d entretien avant entree.
Fantastic Villa With Great Views
The villa is beautifully perched up on a sizable hill overlooking the bay, islands, and sea off of the east coast of Crete. Its location is a true advantage. You can walk to Elounda in 10 minutes where you have lots of restaurants, shops, grocery stores, etc. We used our car only to travel outside of Elounda. Yet you are in a quiet area, with local flavor and residents, and spectacular views. Only the bathrooms do not have a view, and both bedrooms have balconies. Plus there is a roomy terrace with the pool, a dining table and lounge area.
The villa itself is very well appointed and super clean. We loved the amenities and the ability to be outside so much with the pool. Communication with Sharron was top notch. She even arranged for a cab to take us to the Ferry Station in Heraklion, with an early pick up, and we could not have asked for better service. The individuals we met who care for the villa are British and very friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed any conversation we had with them.
There is a lovely taverna, The Hope, which is a couple minutes from the villa. We ate there twice and loved it. The couple running this small restaurant are delightful, the view from their terrace is great, and the food was excellent. We always focused on their specials. We also recommend taking a short drive to Plaka to see a sleepy old fishing village and taking the Boat to Spinalonga to see the old Venetian fort and learn of the days when it was a colony for lepers. For fine dinning meals we recommend Lotus Eaters in Elounda and Taverna Paliria in Plaka. Service in all of the restaurants is excellent. We enjoyed the food in all the places we visited. The Greeks know how to serve with joy.
Thank you so much Karen for such a fantastic review, very complimentary. We work very hard to please our guests which clearly pays off. You have been wonderful guests, we hope to welcome you back sometime.
Villa Bouganvilliea, luksuriøse nybyggede Cretan Villa sæt i den lille landsby Mavrikiano, Elounda. Andre nærliggende områder, Agios Nikolaous, Plaka, Loumas og Kritsa.
Andre Aktiviteter: Elounda er kendt og har fremragende femstjernede restauranter samt lokale taverna i som tjener fremragende græsk køkken.