Our Eco Villa Perion is a modern house in the village of Peri, which assuredly has the best view of the Messara Plain and the Phaistos Palace. It is located on the south side of Crete Island within close proximity to many beautiful beaches such as : Matala, Kommos, Lentas, Kali Limenes and Agiofarango. The house is comprised of 3 levels; it occupies 300 m2 and is built from local stone and wood in traditional Tuscan architecture style. It is situated on a hillside and offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Ida and Asterousia mountains as well as Phaistos Palace hill and the green Messara Plain with endless olive groves and vineyards. In our comfortable villa with cozy and quiet atmosphere you will find true rest. You can relax in the sun, enjoy traditional Greek meals prepared from organic local products, repose in a spacious living room planning your visits to famous beaches, archaeological sites, hiking and cycling trips in surrounding mountain trails. Fully equipped rooms of our villa have mountain, plain and hill views. Under floor heating and cooling system keeps the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. There is a fireplace in the living room and one in the study. All rooms are provided with wireless internet access. Perion Eco Villa is located in the village of Peri in municipality of Phaistos, which is 58 km. from the capital of Crete Island – Heraklion city and it is a 50 minute drive south from Heraklion. The International airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” and Port of Heraklion are also 58km. from our villa. The nearest town of Mires is only 4km away , where you will find all amenities including supermarkets, shops, health center, hospital, private doctors ,pharmacies, taverns and playgrounds for children. Just 8km. from our villa you can visit the ruins of Ancient Gortyna, the first capital of the Island and the biggest city-state in Roman domination period ; 12 km. from the villa is the most ancient sight in the Messara Plain , the archeological excavations of the famous Minoan Phaistos Palace. In addition to the beautiful beaches and the archaeological sites ( Matala, Lentas, Komos, Agia Triada, Phaestos, Gortyna ) the Messara Plain is also known for its traditional villages and diverse landscape (mountains, plains, sea). Around Peri there are plenty of interesting places to visit in the mountains, gorges, on the sea coast and the plain , which you can visit on foot, by bike or by car. Some areas of the Messara Plain are part of the “Natura” program for rare species of animals and plants conservation. The area of Messara is well-known for its excellent climate.