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The island of Crete

The island of Crete is located in the centre of the eastern Mediterranean. It is the crossroad that links three cultures, Africa, Asia and Europe.Aristotle is still timely, referring to Crete he said, ''Crete has the best climate to live. It is neither too cold neither too hot''.

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Holidays in Greece

There is a Grecian holiday diamond just right for you and of course, a welcome that is as warm as the climate. With stunning beaches, traditional tavernas, ancient ruins, and vibrant routes.You can be certain that there is a holiday greek island with a character and atmosphere that suits to you as a sweet stain at your heart.

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Elounda Holidays

Elounda is ideal for people who want a seaside holiday in a place which is neither too busy nor too isolated.The earliest recorded settlement at Elounda was the ancient Greek city of Olous.The archaeological site of Olous is submerged near Elounda's salt flats and can still be seen today.

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Published in Crete
Jun 09, 2019

Best Things to see in Greece 

The land of Greece is one instilled with ancient mythology and if you prefer archaeology, history, art, and philosophy then a visit to the present fascinating country isn't to be uncomprehensible. Greece is formed from a series of idyllic islands that are encircled by blue seas and lined in dainty white buildings, and you'll conjointly notice crumbling ruins, partaking museums, and pretty coastal cities aplenty.

From tender cities like Athens to a slower pace of life in very little villages by the ocean, Greece may be a mosaic of various experiences and landscapes, yet joined of the world’s largest outside museums.Here are the most incredible things to try in Greece

  1. Acropolis 

    If you're in Greece this can be most likely the landmark to not miss and therefore the remains of this astonishing civilisation, made of sparkly marble, once was the spot of the unique sculpture of Pallas Athena was conjointly the femane god of Athens.

    Anyone remotely curious about ancient architectural design will be amazed at the Doric columns and therefore the spectacular temples and the citadel is lined with pathways that allow you walk around at your leisure and revel in the highlight of the gorgeous monumen that is that the Parthenon.

  2. Delphi 

    Delphi has the claim to fame of being a Unesco diamond site yet joined of the highest attractions of the world.Delphi sits on the edges of Liakoura and was a preferred pilgrim's journey spot within the days of recent for people who would return here to pay respect to Phoebus, the traditional Greek god of healing, music, light, and prophecy.Followers would return here to hunt steerage from the Oracle at Delphi and today you'll notice temples, a magnificent a sports arena, a theater, and thrilling ancient ruins.Delphi is found around a hundred and eighty kilometers  from the capital town of Athens, therefore this makes an honest place to return if you would like to induce out of the town and explore a unique experience of Greece.

Published in Elounda Villas Crete
Mar 23, 2014

Elounda holiday Villa, the 'Almond Tree Villa 1'is overflowing of positive energy! This villa is located at Eastern Crete at Elounda, at the slopes of Mirabello gulf, on the Greek gem, the isle of Crete. Crete, known as Kreta, Creta, Kriti, from the ancient times was considered to have the best climate of the ''known world''. According to Aristotle , the geographical position of Kreta is perfect.  

Published in Crete
Nov 18, 2013

Agios Nikolaos Island of Crete

(or Aghios Nikolaos, Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος) is a coastal town on the Greek island of Crete, lying east of the island's capital Heraklion, north of the town of Ierapetra and west of the town of Sitia. In the years 2000, the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos, including the surrounding villages, consists of around 19,000 inhabitants. The town is a municipality of Crete region, and sits partially upon the ruins of the ancient city of Lato to Kamara

Published in Crete
Nov 18, 2013

Elounda village and the Island of Crete

Elounda (in Greek: Ελούντα), alternative transliterations (Elounta or Elouda), is a small fishing town on the northern coast of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Agios Nikolaos. Elounda is located in east Crete, north of Agios Nikolaos and south of the seaside resort of Plaka. Elounda was once a picturesque fishing village in the lovely Mirabello Bay. The inhabitants lived from farming, fishing, salt extraction from the Venetian saltpans, and emery mining

Nov 08, 2013

Swimming pool Villa Demetra has gorgeous mountain and olive groves views. The cretan landscapes are superb and the sounds of nature is all around.  You can hear a goat a chicken the hawks and many other beautiful sounds. Is a destination suitable for the needs of a family up to 4 persons to explore the beauties of East Crete. 

Jun 04, 2013

Sea view villa Argiro is located at the greek island of Crete. House Argiro is a unique marvelous and cozy traditional house. Was initially built in 1905 and rebuilt in 1930 and later when it was bought by the well-known architect Theodosopulos in 1965, he restored it as it is seen today.It is made of local stone and wood.

Apr 06, 2013

Greek holiday house Leonidas in Crete and Greece

The traditional self catering greek holiday house Leonidas is a well preserved charmy traditional Cretan sea view house located at Elounda village, at the island of Greece, Crete. This lovely Greek house was built in 1905 and rebuilt to its present form in 1997.

Description: House Leonidas accommodates up to 3 guests: While you are resting on the queen bed of the master bedroom you will enjoy direct sea view vistas with direct access to the veranda and a single bed on the mezzanine level. House Leonidas is located at the village of Mavrikiano, a sea view village overlooking Elounda Gulf. This charming holiday house features on the ground floor a living-kitchen area with a wooden table, a stone sofa by fireplace and a bathroom with half bath and shower.
There is an ample sea view to Elounda Bay and unobtrusive view of Elounda village from the home's veranda. The veranda is covered with roof tiles for protection from the sun and wind, hosts a greek summer holiday kitchen with a 2-ring hob, sink & fridge complete with a wooden table with comfortable chairs so that to prepare a snack. You may comfortably sit at the veranda, reading a book, sipping slowly a cup of coffee or an aromatic mountain cretan herbal tea appreciating the blue sea and feel the plesant warm breeze on your skin.

Accommodation at elounda house Leonidas, will be a unique experience to you, so hurry up check the availability of your holiday house and book your accommodation online, indulge your stay.We highly recommend to stay at Leonidas at least for a week so that to explore the beauty of Elounda and the awesome island of Crete.

Special Rates: You may take advantage of our special holiday house rates. 
Location: The sandy Elounda beach is located 5 minutes walk away from your sea view holiday house. Elounda village is at walking distance approx 800 meters from your self catering house in Crete.


Elounda beaches: There are numerous of awesome beaches of sand like Kolokitha beach, Fournos beach and the famous big pebble beach of Plaka. The sandy beach Fournos is just 300 metres from the sea view houses and villas of Mavrikiano, Elounda, island of Crete. On walking distance, just 500 metres eastern there is the central sandy beach of Elounda with water sports. On December the sea temperature is 18-19°C about the same as in June. On January, February and March occur the lowest temperatures than never fall below 13°.

Elounda, is also full of fresh fish, sea front taverns that combine authentic Cretan dishes. Cretan diet is tasty and is probably the healthiest cuisine of the word. Cretans especially at Heraklion and Lasithi, consume huge quantities of antioxidant foods like extra virgin olive oil and fresh wild greens. You can also take a juice, an ice tea, a cold coffee, or a cold beer from the Kiosks or the coffee shops that operate near the beaches.


Published in Elounda Villas Crete
Apr 04, 2013

Elounda Villa, the 'Almond Tree House', is located at Elounda, on the Greek island of Crete, What to say about this house, just this, it is overflowing positive energy.Crete island is the most interesting and beautiful island of the world. The climate, the people, the clear blue sea, the diversity of this greek island,the quality of the air, food, is unique in the world. Almond Tree House, Island of Crete, Elounda Villa,Greece.

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Mavrikiano , Elounda, Crete Island

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