Posted on 04/01/2021
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Crete Cottages: Eleonas Country Village Guesthouses & Villas

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Embraced by trees, flowers and plants, the guesthouses and villas at Eleonas Country Village are sparsely built in the heart of the olive grove covered with perennial olive trees. In perfect harmony with the natural environment, the guesthouses have been built with stone and wood. Combine your stay with some amazing activities offered and live unforgettable experiences.

About the property

Eleonas Country Village complex lies in the shadow of the mythical Mt Psiloritis, the highest mountain of Crete, where according to the Greek mythology God Zeus was raised! Stretched over a lush slope that is covered with perennial olive trees and enormous carob trees, Eleonas Country Village resembles a small village nestled in the arms of Cretan nature, just a stone’s throw away from the well- known village of Zaros.

We are suggesting our private, 2 bedroom mezzanine cottage with a total interior area of 60 sq m, comfortably accommodating up to 6 people. This is a spacious cottage that is the perfect choice for families with children and small groups of friends.

The top floor consists of an open space bedroom with a balcony and amazing views of the mountain. on the ground floor, you will find an independent bedroom as well as a big sofa that could be used as an extra bed. The spacious bathroom features a shower. A refrigerator and a filter coffee machine are available if you wish to prepare your coffee.

The Eleonas Country Village complex respects the Cretan gastronomy that you can relish at the traditional restaurant at the heart of the complex. Mouthwatering products of the Cretan land, local recipes cooked with care, along with an extensive wine list from the Cretan vineyards guarantee an unforgettable gastronomic experience to all visitors. The products offered here consists of virgin olive oil from the complex's olive groves, various types of traditional cheese from the family’s model dairy as well as products from the region’s farms.

Services included

  • Breakfast
  • Daily cleaning services

Amenities available

  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Central heating
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • TV
  • Free Wifi
  • Hot water
  • Refrigerator
  • Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Balcony with a view
  • Garden
  • Free parking space
  • Restaurant

Property rules

  • Smoking is not allowed
  • Pets are not allowed

Check-in time

  • From 2.00pm to 10.00pm (You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance)

Check-out time

  • Up to 12pm


◾ Visit small villages and unique locations in Cretan mainland, explore the magnificent Cretan nature, and admire the amazing orchids!

◾ Botanically rich, the island of Crete is a unique paradise of rare orchids! Crete has such a rich and diverse flora because of its location - set between the Greek mainland and the coast of North Africa. In Crete, you can find more than 70 species and fourteen orchids are endemic to Crete.

◾ Hiking and Cycling at foot of the mountain Psiloritis
For nature lovers, there are many ways to explore the incredible Zaros including hiking and mountain biking. All routes are signposted.

◾ Starlight Private Dinner
Enjoy a private dinner under the stars with your partner!
Taste a special 4-course dinner menu and wine pairing made of deli Cretan products and fine Cretan wines.

◾ Enter the world of fairytales!
Visit a real Cretan farm and get to know the big family: Louiz the donkey will introduce you Nik the pig, the bees, the chicken, and goats! Learn everything about Cretan nature and enjoy a farm - lunch.

Included in the activity/es

On request, we provide free of charge to our guests
Map of the area with all the trails
Walking sticks
GPS address where Orchids are to be found
Mountain bikes

Places of interest nearby

At a 20 km distance from the complex lie the archaeological sites of Phaistos, Gortyna and AgiaTriada, while at 30 km distance there are scattered idyllic beaches each with its own special atmosphere to suit all tastes.

Important Info

The use of the kitchenette is limited to the preparation of hot/cold drinks and beverages, not food.