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Villa Ella

View of the villa and pool terrace from the garden
15 reviews
View of the villa and pool terrace from the garden
The pool and mountains beyond
A mountain view from the bedroom terrace
Double bedroom one
The pool from the bedroom terrace
Double bedroom two
The kitchen area from the lounge
Another view of the pool and terrace from garden
Elounda from Villa direction
The single beds bedroom
The lower bathroom
The villa at night
View from kitchen to terrace and Elounda and sea beyond
A quiet shady spot in the olive grove
Kitchen from the terrace
View from the living area balcony
Villa lounge area
A garden view
The pool in the late afternoon
The mountains behind the Villa
Outside dining area
The harbour at Elounda
Elounda fishing boat
Windmill beach
Town beach from promenade
Venetian canal
Many mountain bike trails and walks
Lato one of many Minoan sites
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Elounda, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete
Attractive villa with stunning views over the olive groves to Elounda and the sea, a few minutes walk to the beach, shops and tavernas. Private pool, balconies and terrace ideal for al fresco dining. An idyllic place for a relaxing holiday, ideal for families or friends.

With all amenities close at hand a car is not essential. The village has a couple of Blue Flag beaches, there are boats trips to the famous island of Spinalonga, the subject of Victoria Hislop's best selling novel “The Island”, walk across the Venetian Causeway to the island of Kolikitha and explore its many coves and small beaches, or take one of the frequent air conditioned buses to Plaka or the regional capital Aghios Nikolaos. There are travel companies in Elounda offering a wide variety of day trips all over the island. A couple of days car hire would enable...
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About the Owner, Steve and Susan T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

If you are looking for a well-equipped and attractive villa where you can relax by the pool, or pop into the local town for food or shopping, then look no further. Villa Ella has lots of space for everyone to find a quiet corner to sunbathe or read and also very good Wi-Fi to keep the children happy. We were...

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Many Thanks for your comments, both for ourselves any everyone else. in the area.We try to make our guests as happy and comfortable as possible.


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Karen W
West Malling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We have just returned from our holiday in Elounda and our first time in Crete. We feel very lucky that we found this lovely modern villa. It was perfect for us and our 2 children (aged 9 and 13) and could have accommodated 2 more in a bedroom we did not need to use. There was plenty of room inside...

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Hi Karen Many thanks for your kind words, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. You will always be welcome at the villa. Explore next time. Kindest regards Steve and Sue


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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had the most amazing week at Villa Ella, the villa is beautiful inside and is fully equipped, just pack your swimsuit and your set for an amazing holiday. Set in an idyllic location surrounded by olive trees with a sea view from the top balcony and the hills behind you, although it feels completely isolated and rural it is...

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We are so happy that you loved and enjoyed your stay. We love the villa also and love it more when families like you enjoy it, the village and surrounding area. You will always be welcome. Kind regards Steve and Sue


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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1 Apr 2018 -
31 May 2018
Early Season
3 nights
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
Main Season
3 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Late Season
3 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Elounda is a fishing village originally made famous as the star of the TV series 'Who pays the Ferryman' and the Disney film 'The Moonspinners'. The island of Spinalonga is a short boat trip from the harbour, recently featured in Victoria Hislop's bestseller 'The Island' this former Venetian Fortress and Leper Colony is definitely worth a visit. The quaint village of Plaka is 5 kms down the road (an easy bike ride) and is a great place for a walk a swim and a fresh fish lunch. Elounda has a couple of blue flag beaches and several interesting walks. There are a good range of shops, bars,restaurants and tavernas and a couple of nightclubs.

The regional capital Aghios Nikolaos is 7 Kms away - easily accessed by bus or taxi and this is definitely worth a couple o...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion: 66.0 km
Ferry: Aghios Nikolaos: 7.0 km
Easyjet fly directly to Heraklion from Manchester and Gatwick from May to October.
Most of the major tour companies e.g. Thomas Cook, First Choice, Olympic Holidays offer dirct flights to Heraklion from a number of UK locations during the season.
The villa is an hour from Heraklion airport and there are Taxis, Buses or we can arrange a 'Meet and Greet'. We can also arrange for a hire car to be delivered to the airport or the villa.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 km.
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