An eco villa just 500 m. from the center of Archanes, one of the most famous & traditional villages on Crete. Situated just 15 kilometers from Heraklion centre and airport/port.
Located in Archanes, Eco Villa Belena is an elegant private house set among trees and flowers, a fine example of a style that combines modern architecture with elements of a more traditional way of life in a tranquil setting.
The villa promises to stimulate your senses and make you live what you have dreamt for your vacation in Crete. We offer exclusive style and a unique and enviable service. On the same site you can find a separate 2-bedroom apartment that can accommodate 5 more persons, offering privacy when requested.
We are here to ensure that during your stay you will enjoy all the amenities, luxuries, respect and aesthetics that have governed the Cretan hospitality for thousands of years. We want to share with you the beauty and excitement this amazing place has to offer.
All our guests will be welcomed on arrival. In Eco Villa Belena we believe that each visitor is unique and we are pleased to offer a full planning service (if required) to make the perfect holiday. Airport transfers, cooking & cleaning services etc. can be arranged upon request. We are even happy to arrange guided tours to share our local history and visits to places of interest. If you do require any further services not mentioned in our website, please feel free to enquire and we will do our best to accommodate.
The ironwork gate opens automatically with the use of tele-control, allowing you to access a private drive within an orchard of olive and fruit trees. After 50 meters you will arrive at the house where there is parking for up to 4 cars. Entry to the house is adjacent to car parking and on ground level, making Eco Villa Belena wheel-chair user friendly.
Eco Villa Belena hosts an abundance of space and comprises of two floors which can accommodate up to 7 people. The master bedroom is located on ground floor level and boasts a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom, with a generously proportioned bath and shower. Above the master is a mezzanine, which can be used as a holiday office or private retreat. On the same level is another bedroom with two beds, also doubling as a nursery. This is suitable for younger guests and offers a range of toys for their amusement. Adjacent to this is another private bathroom with shower, designed with the smaller person in mind. All lower level bedrooms have patio doors, giving easy access to outside areas.
On floor level two you will find a further spacious bedroom, with the facility to sleep up to 3 people. It has twin beds, these can be separated or used as singles, with a further single bed, it also has a nice relaxation area. This room is attic style with views to the rear of the house.
On the ground floor there is a fully equipped open plan kitchen, a dining area and two tables which could accommodate up to 16 diner guests. The spacious lounge area hosts high ceilings and intricate beams work, making this a relaxation heaven. It offers a choice of 3 sofas, a fire place and LCD TV and CD player. The lounge has patio doors, all exiting on to a walk around patio/veranda, giving stunning views of Archanes and beyond.
There is a laundry, complete with washing machine and dryer, is also situated on the ground floor, at the rear of the house.
The house is set in spectacular countryside with luxurious living space. It is surrounded by a magnificent veranda, offering distant sea views, while the Giouchtas mountain is towering over. There is a barbeque and a stone oven, where one could prepare dinners to be enjoyed al fresco underneath the velvet, starry night sky.
Eco Villa Belena is powered by geothermy and solar panels, as well as electricity. We pride ourselves on our sustainable energy and organic produce. Our guests are invited to collect seasonal fruit and vegetables from our own orchard and garden, without extra charge. Also, if they wish, they can collect their own fresh eggs from our onsite chickens.
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