We loved the villa and Mary couldn’t have been more helpful from the minute we booked to the moment we arrived to find a great welcome pack and supplies.
The views over Elounda and Spinalonga were amazing and the infinity pool just added to the experience.
The villa was as described and photographed and, yes, the approach road could be better but our hire car managed just fine.
The on-location (Elounda) couple were great with plenty of advice on what to see and where to eat.
A great location and a great holiday.
Villa Avrio is set on a rocky hillside with stunning views of the Bay of Mirabello and the mountains on the far side of the bay. From dawn until after sunset the colours of the water and distant mountains change subtly. The villa also has a wonderful view over Elounda which is particularly lovely in the evening when lights twinkle in the village. Avrio is designed to take advantage of the fabulous view, with various vantage points both inside and outside. The setting is peaceful with no near neighbours. Access is by car and the last section is a little rough but not difficult. The house is extremely well equipped, large kitchen with everything you could possibly need, airconditioning in the bedrooms, a wonderful swimming pool which also takes in the view. The house is well designed and tastefully furnished in a very relaxed style.
The villa is absolutely fabulous,very well equipped,clean and spacious.
The views are truly wonderful and we spent many happy hours in the pool, keeping cool,watching the world go by.
The sunrises are well worth getting up for, and during sunset, the mountains turn a beautiful shade of pink.
We had many BBQs and loved the seating area by it.
It is a bit of a trek over the unmade road to reach the villa,but that is all part of its charm and the views worth it.
We found a huge amount of mosquitos,but I guess it's that time of year.
We ate out mainly in Plaka and loved it's small village charm of shops and restaurants, we also had a great meal at The Hope,infact, we didn't have a bad meal all week and found the Greek people more than friendly, they couldn't do enough for us.
We hired a little motorboat from Plaka and enjoyed swimming and touring around the bay,it's a great way to stay cool.
This is a well managed,well appointed Villa, that has a homely charm and we loved it!
Well not much to say other than WOW. It was the most amazing location we have ever stayed and we have stayed in this area many times. We felt the luckiest people in the world. Highly recommended indeed x
We had a superb holiday at this beautiful villa with truly stunning views over the seaside town of Elounda. The villa is very well arranged with plenty of places to relax and enjoy the view, and has an infinity pool that looks out across the bay. It's also very well appointed with aircon in the bedrooms to ensure a comfortable night. Less than 10 mins drive from Elounda which has some great restaurants & nightlife. Highly recommended, we hope to return.
This is the best holiday property I have ever stayed in. It is superbly located - the views are genuinely outstanding - it is lovely and peaceful, yet close enough to a bustling little village. It feels like a home rather than a holiday villa and is very well equipped. I can't speak highly enough of it - we had an amazing two weeks here.
The walk to the village is about 20 minutes and involves a rather steep path - this might be tricky for some - alternatively, its only a 5 minute drive. A car is probably essential anyway.
A definite five star location and villa.
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We have loved every minute of our stay here. The welcome view upon arrival is breathtaking and you can spend hours staring out across the horizon. The accommodation was fantastic - open plan space, modern and very well equipped. Our boys have loved playing in the pool with the inflatables and poolside games. Lovely to vary meals across the two different patios, evening BBQs have been wonderful in the evening sun. I have also enjoyed reading 'The Island' by Victoria Hislop whilst here and we enjoyed our boat trip to Spinalonga. Found the area to be very friendly and have enjoyed meals in local restaurants and many trips to the beach. We have made memories to last on this holiday.