The traditional village of Prines is 6 kilometers from the centre of Rethymnon and only 2 kilometers from the sea. It has the beautiful old church of St. Nicholas which was built in the 13th century and a spring of water that has been running for many centuries without abating.
The village has 2 mini markets, traditional Greek café, two traditional taverns and a bar.
The village itself is beautiful with plentiful vegetation mainly in the form of olive trees and is ideal for those that love nature and the peace and quiet it offers.
The very traditional old village of Prines has only a few small shops, as would be expected of a small country village, but all your basic needs will be met with a mini-market, some traditional cafes and an excellent tavern about 100m from Villa Anastasia.
The nearest beach is Koubes beach which is approximately 4 km away, while the beach of Petres is only 6 km away. The big bustling town of Rethymno, at 6 km distance, with its wide variety of tourist amenities is a mere 10 minute drive away.
Rethymnon – 6 kilometers.
Nearest Airport – 65 kilometers Chania, & 78 kilometers Heraklion.
Nearest Ferry - 6 kilometers Rethymnon.
Nearest Motorway – 2 kilometers Rethymnon, Chania, Heraklion.
Nearest Beach – 4 kilometers.
If you want to do more than just relax poolside, there are many places to see and visit where you can get to understand and experience more of Crete and Greece in general.
Visit the beautiful and internationally renowned island of Santorini with a 1 day boat cruise.