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Levantes Luxury Home, Outstanding Natural Beauty!

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

4 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 7

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Contactless check-out
Rethymno, Crete

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGreat Gate8 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Crete22 min drive
  • Popular LocationLate Minoan Cemetery at Armenoi23 min drive
  • AirportChania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis)62 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
3229 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 twin/single bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    2 twin/single beds
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo
Bathroom 2
    Bathtub/shower combo

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Levantes Luxury Home, Outstanding Natural Beauty!

Family-friendly villa in Rethymno with water park
The Private Luxury Retreat, is part of an Elite group of ThinkVilla bespoke stays, where hand-picked exceptional properties of outstanding 24/7 service, incredible tailored experiences and unique cultural charm await to inspire you. The Villa has been certified with the Seal of Approval, a 300’ Criteria Rating, for the unique design, innovation, individual quality & inspiring offerings only with ThinkVilla.d

Levantes Luxury Home is a recently renovated home which offers all contemporary amenities required for a self catered vacation, perfect for groups of travellers seeking a relaxing holiday in unique natural environs. The Home is located in a picturesque village, close to Rethymno, conveniently located close to shops and tavernas for your everyday needs.

The outdoor area of Levantes Luxury Home covers 1.500m2 and promises a peaceful break for you and your loved ones! Splash about in your very own private swimming pool (7,5 X 3m and 1,25 m deep) and soak in the sun rays on the private deck, equipped with comfortable sun beds and parasols. During the day the song of the cicadas will keep you company while sunbathing and at night the summer breeze will take the heat of the day away!

Have a unique alfresco dining experience using the BBQ facilities available right next to the pool and enjoy your home made delicacies in the outdoor dining area under the shade of the pergola. Have your afternoon coffee at the relaxing area while the kids to play and explore the large gardens and lawn covered areas that surround the Home! A ping pong table can also be found there!Private parking space inside the Home premises is also available for your outmost comfort.

Levantes Luxury Home is airy and sunny all day long, creating a wonderful summer ambience and decorated with the owner’s personal taste, as she is a decorator with working experience in London. This beautiful one level Home covers 300m2 and it combines modern design and bespoke luxury, as it provides ultimate comfort and ample spaces for all guests, as it is benefited by two siting and dining areas.

One of them is decorated with light bamboo and wooden furniture in bright wood colours and offers direct access to the pool area. The room also boasts large windows overviewing the lush gardens and vegetation around the Home. The second living-dining area adds a more classic, yet luxurious tone to the Home, as it boasts leather arm chairs, a wooden dining table and an open fireplace. Additionally, the room opens up to a spacious balcony equipped with patio furniture and with marvellous views to the garden area. Paintings by famous painters are displayed in the walls and all furniture are hand selected! Between the two living areas, a fully equipped kitchen can be found, ideal for everyday cooking.

Furthermore, Levantes Luxury Home can accommodate to up to 7 guests, since it boasts 4 bedrooms, one of which features a large double bed (1,60X2,00), while the second one offers 2 single beds (0,90X2,00), which can also get joined together if needed, to form a King Size double bed (1,80X2,00) and a third features a semi double bed (1,20X2,00). The master bedroom features a large double bed (1,60X2,00), a walk-in closet, a 32’ TV and has its own en-suite bathroom with double sinks and bathtub with a shower column. Finally, one more shared bathroom with a bathtub with a shower column can be found in the Home.

Property Notes:
- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.
- Quality towels, pool towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.
- Bathrobes and slippers are also provided.
- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes once per week.
- Pool and garden cleaning twice per week.
- Baby cot and high chair available upon request.
- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the Villa.
- Free parking space inside the villa premises.
- Air conditioning in all bedrooms and in one of the living room areas is included.
- Air conditioning units serve heating purposes.
- All in-house electronics are available, including a 42’ smart TV with satellite reception (HDMI output available), blue tooth dock, dishwasher, top mount fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, french coffee maker, espresso machine, juice maker, washing machine, hair dryer, safety security box, Playstation 4 console (also used as Blue Ray or DVD player), iron and iron board.
- First aid kit, and fire extinguishers are also available.
- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.
- Pool operates seasonally (end of March - middle of November)

Home is located in Prines village with amenities such as cafes, a mini market, and taverna. Shopping facilities for everyday necessities can be found at the neighboring village of Atsipopoulo, located two kilometers away.

Distances to Important Locations
Cafe, Mini market, taverna & bus stop: 600 meters
Super Market, Pharmacy & other shops: Atsipopoulo, 2 km
Gerani Beach: 4,3 km
Rethymno Port & Town: 9 km
Chania International Airport: 63,8 km
Heraklion International Airport: 89,2 km
Air-conditioned accommodations at this villa offer private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the villa include a water park.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Valia Kokkinou


Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Polish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach
  • Beach sun loungers


  • Private pool
  • Massages


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Limo/town car service
  • Car not required


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Spices
  • Toaster
  • Paper towels


  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • Dining table


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • Table tennis table
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine
  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property
  • Note from host: Smoking only allowed outdoors

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Chef
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Water park
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Bicycle on site
  • Boat on site
  • Cycling nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 7
  • Unit size: 3229 sq ft (300 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 23


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Note from host: Supervision of children is your responsibility.

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events (including family gatherings) are allowed on site; maximum attendees: 7
Note from host: Upon request & availability
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Property Registration Number 1234K12AB34567C1

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Levantes Luxury Home, Outstanding Natural Beauty! Villa
Levantes Luxury Home, Outstanding Natural Beauty! Rethymno
Levantes Luxury Home, Outstanding Natural Beauty! Villa Rethymno

About this area


Located in Rethymno, this villa is in a rural area and near the beach. Port of Rethymnon and Rethymnon Venetian Port are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Rethimno Kart and Sacred Monastery of Arkadi. Discover the area's water adventures with jet skiing and kayaking nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Great Gate - 8 min drive
  • Valide Sultana Mosque - 8 min drive
  • Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon - 10 min drive
  • University of Crete - 22 min drive
  • Late Minoan Cemetery at Armenoi - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 62 min drive


  • Giannikos Taverna - 10 min walk
  • 7 Thalasses - 6 min drive
  • Prima Plora - 7 min drive
  • Ali Vafi's Garden - 8 min drive
  • Nyn & Aei - 9 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Everything is amazing!
Poly! Thank you very much for your hospitality! Beautiful, comfortable villa with a nice garden! We will be happy to return next year!
Stayed 14 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Outstanding villa and host
We have just returned from a fabulous 10 days in Crete, we enjoyed every moment and couldn't have asked for more from the villa or from our host Poly. The villa is spacious, very well equipped and beautifully presented, everything is finished to a very high standard. The villa is set in pretty gardens, the pool is clean and inviting, the sun decks, the BBQ, the outside dining areas are all attractive and fully equipped, it is all absolutely lovely. Poly our host was extremely helpful but also very discreet, we only saw her when we specifically needed to, but knew she was on hand when needed (only a couple of times for minor things) Communication with the ThinkVillas team who manage the booking was easy and Valia was very helpful as well. I have only one issue and that is the description "car-free holiday" this is not accurate. The villa is a 30-minute walk from the nearest shops and tavernas and the return journey is up hill all the way, it can be done but not easily, especially when carrying shopping. Rethymno is a ten-minute drive from Prines village, the idea that you could walk to the beach is entirely inaccurate. You absolutely DO NEED A CAR. All said and done, Lavantes is wonderful.
Stayed 10 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Absolutely wonderful!!
We have just had one of our most memorable, relaxing, beautiful holidays ever, in Villa Levantes. The space is so perfectly designed — every room is a pleasure to spend time in, every patio and terrace has its own charm. Throughout the day, the sunshine plays wonderfully through the villa and garden (which is filled with gorgeous plants and trees, lemon, fig, olive and pomegranate). We thoroughly enjoyed spending many of our mornings or whole days in the villa and garden/pool and found fantastic new restaurants in Prines Village or Rethymno during the evenings, we just can’t fault it and we can’t wait to go back! Poly has achieved something incredibly special here, an absolute delight. Thank you, Poly!

5/5 Excellent

Levantes is a lovely home to stay in with both Valia (Think Villa) and property owner Poly were keen to make our stay in Crete an enjoyable one. Nothing was too much trouble for Poly- who very kindly returned an item to us here in UK. Taking the time to arrange courier to do so. I would recommend Think Villa and most definitely Poly’s home to stay in.
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2018

5/5 Excellent

A fabulous place to stay and a great location to explore some of the island.
We were a group of 8 (2 adults and 6 teenage children), we all loved this villa and Poly made us feel at home with her friendly helpful advice on restaurants and beaches to visit. The villa is large and comfortable to accommodate the large group and the local village has all essential food shops is just a few minutes drive away. All in all we loved our Greek experience in Crete this year. Highly recommended!
Stayed 14 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Couldn't have asked for more
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2018

5/5 Excellent

Stunning villa in a quiet location, perfect family holiday!
From the moment we arrived, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this stunning villa set in the small village of Prines. The owner, Poly, was waiting to greet us and we received a very warm welcome with bottles of iced water and chilled wine. She showed us around the villa, and informed us about the local area.The villa was absolutely beautiful, spotlessly clean and very well appointed. It has been very tastefully designed, is modern, light, airy and spacious. The bedrooms were very comfortable with crisp white linen. Poly changed the sheets and towels for us halfway through our week stay. We were a party of 6, parents, grandparents and 2 children, aged 12 and 16. The pool was such a bonus and we cooled off in it during the heat of the day, before and after returning from a day trip. Poly came early in the morning each day to clean the pool. During our stay we visited Rethymno a few times (10-15 mins drive from the villa). We learnt quickly to either set off early or head out much later in the early evening to avoid the intense heat of the day. Rethymno is a lovely historic old town with lots of little cobbled streets with small shops, tavernas/restaurants, pretty churches and old buildings. The place really comes to life in the evening. We would recommend 'Raki Ba Raki' to eat, delicious food and set in a pretty little street shaded by beautiful vines and flowers. Poly also recommended a local family restaurant in the next village 'Gonia'. She kindly rang ahead and reserved a table for us. The restaurant 'Androulidakis' served traditional Cretan cuisine and we received a very warm welcome. Family run, Marianna the owner was really lovely and offered advice on how to get the most out of the menu between us. The food was delicious with very generous portions! We took some of our food home and ate it the next day! In fact everywhere we ate, the portions were very generous and very good value for money. We also visited the historic old town of Hania which was about an hours drive away. It was beautiful and the venetian harbour was stunning. A real treat was heading to a very secluded little cove on the south coast where greek families go to swim. The scenery was breathtaking. Overall, we had a wonderful stay and could have easily stayed longer. Poly's warm and generous hospitality really made our holiday; with fresh figs from her garden and a home made cake for our children. Valia at Think Villa was also extremely helpful. Wholeheartedly recommended!
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2018

5/5 Excellent

A week in Paradise
we came to Levates Villa in Prines for a family holiday with 6 adults. The villa was absolutely wonderful. High quality, well equipped and well layed out. The owner Mrs Polly was a delight, with lots of tips for restaurants and even driving us into town for one evening. Rethymno is 5KM away and is wonderful and the Villa is beautifully positioned to explore the fabulous Crete Coastline. The villa company helped us to organize a boat trip and booked a fabulous restaurant in rethymno for our daughters 25th birthday. We have stayed in a number of villas, but for luxury equipment and friendliness this is just about the best and we would highly recommend it. Thank you Valia for all your help and thank you Mrs Polly we loved it.

5/5 Excellent

Amazing villa the pictures do not do it justice
Polly is an amazing host she could not do enough for us to make our stay as memorable as possible. When we arrived she was there to greet us with a smile and a bottle of wine which went down very well, the next morning she came to visit us and just to check that we had settled in okay she brought with her a home made lemon cake for my son which he joyed very much. When we arrived and started looking round the Villa I was absolutely amazed as the pictures do not do it justice. The villa is much larger inside and out than you would think by looking at the photos, the Villa was immaculately clean and Polly even came during the week to change the beds and towels, the garden area and pool was cleaned every day. I highly recommend this villa and I’m looking forward to returning soon as a week just wasn’t long enough Thank you so much for opening up your home to us we had an amazing time and look forward to seeing you soon.
Stayed 7 nights in May 2018

5/5 Excellent

Stylish and spacious villa in a quiet but easily accessible area
The omens were good from the moment we decided on the booking, with lots of helpful information in advance from the very responsive agents, Think Villa. Despite a very late arrival, we were met by the owner, Poly, who could not have been more helpful. Her background in interior design was well-reflected in a beautifully presented but welcoming home to borrow, with plenty of light and space, inside and out. Poly herself came early every two days to clean the pool and outside areas, which were always sparkling, and maintain the gardens and range of interesting trees. She was very attentive without being intrusive and a great source of ideas for local restaurants, shops and places to visit. Despite our range of needs and views of how we wanted to spend our time (two grandparents with two older teenage grandchildren) we had the space and facilities to keep everyone relaxed and comfortable. The villa met our preference for a quieter, higher vantage point with some views, while being within easy reach of the east-west National Highway and a good road through the central mountains to the stunning south coast of the island. Turned out to be an excellent decision to book a short-notice late summer break and we thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Crete, managing to get plenty of time to relax while still seeing a lot of the island. Everywhere we went, people were friendly and helpful (no evidence of 'tourism-fatigue' here!) - an attitude exemplified by the welcome we received from our Owner.
Stayed 9 nights in Aug 2017