Family Villas at Adelianos Kampos

About Us

The five-star residence complex ‘’Carme Villas’’ is located in a verdant olive grove of 12.000 m², in Adelianos Kampos.

The complex consists of 12 individual, two-floor, affordable luxurious villas with own private pool and panoramic view of the sea. You can enjoy the endless sandy beach of Adelianos Kampos at a distance of 800 meters and you can also find a lot of shops, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and a bus station or a taxi stand nearby. The city center of Rethimno is about 10 minutes away by car.

The building is surrounded by vast gardens with a big variety of trees and flowers, an aquarium, a small stone theater available for events and there is, also, a playground. The central building of the residence includes a lobby, an entertainment department with a small bookcase and board games, a breakfast room and a restaurant-bar, which provides a warm and friendly atmosphere in a modern, comfortable place where you can enjoy your coffee and taste traditional homemade local dishes and treats.

Built-in a verdant and peaceful environment, the residence is the ideal place if you are looking for carefree, authentic holidays in Crete. We promise that you will feel the peace which is created by the breathtaking view of the endless blue of the Cretan Sea and magnificent mountain Psiloritis, the highest mountain peak of Crete.

Our Origins

The name Carme is inspired by Greek mythology and the ancient Cretangoddess Carme. She was known as the mother of Vritomartidos Diktiniswhose father was Zeus. It has, also, been reported that she was Cassiepia and Euboulu’s daughter.

Nowadays, the name Carme is referred to a group of satellites which orbitplanet Zeus. The names of the satellites which create group Carme are: Herse, Pasithee, Chaldene, Arche, Isonoe, Erinome, Kale, Aitne, Taygete,Kalyke, Eukelade, Kallichore.

Facilities

  • 24/4 Reception
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Bar-restaurant with sea view
  • Traditional Greek breakfast (certified)
  • Gluten-free menus
  • Garden
  • Children playground
  • Health care
  • Car rental
  • Transfer to/from the airport (extra charge)
  • Room service
  • Personal grooming (extra charge)
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Reception

The reception & waiting area is located in a separate two-storey building, for your own convenience.

There is luggage storage, and a personal computer free to use (also for printing).

Explore our area

Adele Village

Adele is a small village located 8km east of Rethymno town, on the way to Arkadi monastery. Strolling around the village, through the narrow paved small streets the visitor will come upon beautiful picturesque house yards, freshly whitewashed houses, historical churches and tasteful traditional coffee shops.

The central location of Adele village is ideal for those who want to travel around the island of Crete to visit various towns, villages, beaches, archaeological sights, and other points of interest.

Rethymno Town

Rethymno is the Town of Literature & Arts. It’s the capital of the prefecture and it is also famous for having one of the most beautiful (Venetian) harbors on the north coast of Crete. A uniquely picturesque town characterized by both traditional and modern features. Every visitor is charmed by the wonderfully interesting and picturesque lanes of the old Town and the countless natural and historic monuments.

The old town of Rethymno is one of the most well-preserved Renaissance towns with buildings and areas characterized by their unique architecture such as the Venetian Loggia, the Rimondi Fountain, the Guora Gate(old city gate) etc. The old Venetian harbor of Rethymno is remarkably picturesque and includes the famous Lighthouse, Fortezza and the scenic port with its fishing boats.

Arkady Monastery

The historic monastery of Arkadi (in Greek: Moni Arkadiou) the central temples of which are consecrated to Saint Constantine (Agios Konstantinos) and Saint Helen. It is quite notable that Arkadi has been declared by UNESCO as European Monument of Liberty.

Monastery of Preveli

The monastery of Preveli was built during the Middle Ages and is considered a religious & cultural centre for the local population. It contains numerous religious relics and icons, and many of its buildingshave been restored for the public to visit.

Right below the monastery is he palm forest and the unique sandy beach which is located at the end of the impressive Gorge of Kourtaliotis.

Preveli Beach

The tall, steep Gorge of Kourtaliotis meets the Libyan Sea and form a cool lagoon and sandy beach. Palms and oleanders create shade; a tropical paradise forest amidst the dry rocky Mediterranean terrain.

At the exit of the river, a sandy beach with pebbles and sand is formed, with sea water being very cool beacuse of the river.

Eleftherna Archeological Museum

The archaeological museum of Eleftherna located in the heart of Crete with outstanding natural beauty, houses findings from the great cemetery of Homeric times which was discovered in 1985.

Also, the museum includes several Geometric, Archaic, Hellenistic, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine items. The museum is considered comparable to those of Vergina, Delphi and Olympia.