$260 / night
Total guests, Nights

Luxury Villa Irini Crete Family Villas – Home 3711627 Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 5 nights min stay

Luxury Villa Irini Crete Family Villas – Home 3711627

  • Villa
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet Friendly

Description from owner


Beautiful villa with its own swimming pool, gorgeous views of the mountains, vineyards, olive groves and the sea. This villa is centrally located, and easy accessible to the airport, city of Heraklion and the beach. Near the Palace of Knossos, the Historical and Archeological Museum you can enjoy all this and then come and relax in front of the swimming pool and admire the views.

Villa Irini is in a charming village not to far from the University of Crete. The village consists of two old fashioned grocery stores and kafenions where you can eat and drink without the necessity to drive. You can also walk to the next village or take a stroll in the area.

Many of our guests have relished the rural setting of this unspoiled village.

The villa is fully equiped and has a very spacious living room with an opne fireplace, satellite TV, DVD and CD player open plan kitchen with a full range of appliances including full size stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, air-conditioned. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms one in the master bedroom. All bedroms have balconies viewing the sea Amoudara.

Upon request we can arrange the followings: Day sailing, cooking class, Greek dancing class, pottery making, wine tasting, nature walks and raki tasting, seminar of botanical herbs. Based on availability. Ask Jocelyne when inquiring availability.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Unknown types


  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Yes, smoking allowed


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Ghislain S.
Calendar last updated:
03 Aug 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
United States
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian





16 reviews

Very Good

“Perfect family holiday”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2018

Villa Irini is beautifully located with awesome views across the olive groves and mountains. For a family of 5 including 2 teenage children and a grandmother, this was an ideal spot. Extremely comfort… More

“Perfect Location! Amazing hosts!”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2018

This villa has amazing views and is walking distance to a cute village. The location allows for the best of both worlds whether you want to take a quick trip to a larger city or want to enjoy a smalle… More

“An idyllic vacation spot!”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2017

We spent a memorable two weeks at Villa Irini with our daughter and her family. The house is delightful with everything to make one's stay comfortable and enjoyable. Located in Pentamodi, the old… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your visit and will love to have you again. Regards, Jocelyne and Andy

“Beautiful property with friendly, helpful hosts.”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2017

There are wonderful views from all the rooms at the villa, which is very spacious, clean, well equipped and furnished, and comfortable. It has Wifi. There is a lovely pool (not shared), surrounded by … More

“Best Vacation Ever !!!”

Reviewed 14 Feb 2017

We were stationed on the island '81-'85. We returned to Crete after 30+ years, not knowing what to expect. Starting with the drive up the mountain to the Villa, we were absolutely amazed. … More

Response from the owner Thank you for your stay at villa Irini Steve and Adrian, and we are looking forward for your visit in September..

“Hidden Gem !! Outstanding location”

Reviewed 20 Aug 2016

Not been to Crete before. Booked 1 week stay at villa Irini with my fiancée .As we do not drive we were meted by the owner Joyelyne who assisted us getting up to the villa. upon arrival we wer… More

Response from the owner Dear Alan and LeeAnne, Thank you for staying at our villa. We look forward for your next visit. It was a pleasure. All the best, Andy and jocelyne

“Best Villas south of Iraklion”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2014

Villa Irini is an amazing little property perched in a gorgeous mountain valley. The grounds are beautifully tended to. The real value of this place is the privacy and tranquil environment. If you… More

Response from the owner Thank you for visiting villa Irini, and we are happy that you enjoyed our villa and your stay on the island of Crete. Looking to see you again in the near future. Happy New Year..

“An excellent villa with stunning views over rolling hills of the Cretan Countryside”

Reviewed 16 Nov 2013

We had a wonderful 5 night stay at the amazing Villa Irini in Pendamodi. This beautiful traditional spacious villa with quality decor also provides all the amenities and comforts both inside and out.… More

“Casa Bellissima e padrona di casa gentilissima”

Reviewed 19 Aug 2013

Siamo rimasti contentissimi della location ,in primis per la bellezza del luogo e della casa che ha una piscina davvero comoda e curata,le stanze e i bagni sono ampi e curati,consigliamo a tutti quest… More


Reviewed 9 Aug 2013

Beautiful and tastefully-decorated villa located at the top of a quiet, charming village, with all the amenities and comforts inside and outside, a lovely private pool, and breathtaking views of the … More

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