Escape to an exquisite holiday home in Crete with a stay at Pleiades Villas, a smart cluster of 9 private villas each with their own pool and garden area combining the tranquillity and intimacy of a villa stay with the five-star luxury of a hotel. Designer Olyvia Siskou has individually designed and styled each property with chic décor and furnishings.
Located just 2km from Aghios Nikolaos on the east of the island, within easy reach of Elounda with its vibrant bars and restaurants and the legendary island of Spinalonga, Pleiades Villas are in a prime position for those looking to explore more of the island. From the comfort of your villa or furnished sundeck, you can appreciate mesmerising views of the Mirabello Gulf.
Pleiades Villas are part of renowned hotel group Ledra which also owns the boutique beach resort Domes of Elounda, a 15 minute drive away.
The Pleiades Luxury villas are located in Aghios Nikolaos, a historic coastal town built around the famous Voulismeni or Apatos Lake. Aghios Nikolaos is a delightful place which offers everything you will need during your stay. Within 30 minutes you will find a selection of local amenities including shopping facilities, Greek tavernas, restaurants and a selection of historical sites and museums. Popular tourist attractions in the local area include the sunken city of Elounda, where parts of the city can still be seen underwater, there are also plenty of quiet spots to be found amongst the selection of undiscovered coves and beaches.
This area around Pleiades Luxury villas also has plenty to offer children. Within 30 minutes from the villas there is an excellent water park, which is guaranteed to please any little holidaymakers, and an aquarium, which is stocked with a fantastic selection of the tropical underwater marine life which is found in the surrounding crystal waters.
Another favourite tourist destination in the area is the island of Spinalonga, this unoccupied island, is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe, and is rich in history and stunning scenery. Boats run frequently to and from this picturesque landmark, which has been featured in many novels and Hollywood blockbusters including ‘The Island’.
A welcome package brimming with gifts will be ready for you on arrival, including a bottle of wine, fruit basket, water, orange juice and other daily essentials. Beach towels area also a complimentary addition along with indulgent toiletries. Children too can enjoy the use of an X Box with selection of games.
With luxury facilities and services such as a private chamber maid, your own chef, in villa butler service for breakfast and dinner, babysitting service even grocery shopping available on request, you are guaranteed a truly leisurely stay.