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Aloe villa 


Aloe villa is a two-storey newly constructed self-contained villa built according to the local architectural design of stone and concrete in the western part of the traditional village of Prines.
The villa is located 7 km from the historical town of Rethymno in the north coast of the island of Crete, at an altitude of 200 m above sea level. The location combines uniquely the tranquility of cretan countryside with the charm and the great historical interest as well as the intense night life of the town of Rethymno.
This elegant villa of exquisite quality is situated in the middle of a unique forest of wild oak trees (prinos) and is looking towards the west offering a superb view of the White Mountains skyline and the gulf of Souda with breathtaking sunsets.






Ground floor
It comprises a spacious sitting room with a fireplace and a stone traditional arch on the ceiling which separates the living room from the diving room and the kitchen.
The sitting room incorporates, among others, a library, two traditional sofas, which can become single beds, and a satellite TV.
The ergonomic kitchen is fully equipped with all necessities including an electric cooker with 4 cooking places and an oven, an extractor, a refrigerator, a dish washer, a coffee machine, etc.
In the basement, there is also a bedroom with two single beds, large wardrobes and a bathroom with a shower.
In the garden, jasmines, honeysuckles, rosemaries, lavenders, laurels, climbing roses, cyclamens, anemones and other local cretan flowers and herbs create an idyllic scenery for relaxation all year round.
Around the outdoor swimming pool of dimension 7,50X3,50 m2, there are deck chairs and a casual dinning place, while there is an outdoor shower and a parking place for two cars.
First floor
The first floor comprises two bedrooms with double beds and spacious wardrobes, which can facilitate the stay for long periods of the year, a complete bathroom with a bath tub, a cloth washing machine and a veranda with a magnificent view towards the surrounding mountains and the Cretan north sea.
All ceilings are of traditional wooden beams. The villa has a central heating commodity at an extra charge. There is also available a food chair for a child.
No pets allowed. The cleaning of the villa and the change of linen is performed twice a week and is included in the rental.
The sea is located within a distance of 3 km and the nearest nice beach is 5 km away. In the village of Prines there are some shops and a taverna and at the nearest villages of Atsipolpoulo (1.5 km) and Gonia (3 km) you can enjoy the most delicious cretan food in some famous tavernas. The village of Prines has Venetian, Arabian and Ottoman architectural elements. Its name is Arabian and comes from the self-grown wild oak trees, prinos, that exist in this particular part of the island of Crete.
From the Aloe villa in Prines, Rethymnon (Rethymno), Crete, you can easily reach the following places:
  • Rethymnon: 7 km
  • Chania airport: 85 km
  • Heraklion Airport: 70 km
  • Nearest beach: 5 km


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