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Villa Daratso   Client favorite
5 bedroom villa, an exclusive luxury air conditioned villa, private pool, in a village, and near Chania, sleeps 10
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Crete. Chania area: Villa Daratso, sleeps 10, is an elegant new luxury villa conveniently located in the village of Daratso, just 3 miles from the center of Chania with a charming Venetian port, outdoor cafes, restaurants and nightlife. The villa is within easy reach of the sandy beaches of western Crete. Built in an exclusive style, with upscale architecture. On the top of a hill, the luxury villa has five semi-levels. The beautiful private pool is surrounded by a lush garden with views of the town and sea. A series of terraces lead up the hilly landscape to the house and pool. The large pool is divided into two sections, a circular shallow jacuzzi whose water cascades into the larger deeper section. The poolside and garden have both shady areas and sunlight, as well infinite views. INTERIOR: The living and dining areas combine simplicity and splendor. The 5 bedrooms have total privacy from each other due to the design of the villa. The first master bedroom has a king size bed, jacuzzi tub, and spectacular view. The second master bedroom has a queen size bed, shower room, sitting area, with a large terrace with breathtaking views. There are 2 other bedrooms each have 2 twin beds, and share a full bathroom. The fifth bedroom is a guest suite with its own kitchenette and bathroom. The villa has a gym including a treadmill and multi-gym that opens out to the garden and poolside. Central air-conditioning throughout (included in the rent). LOCATION: 50 meters from the main square of Daratso with mini-market and cafe and 150 meters from supermarket and more cafes/tavernas. Daily maid service included. Air-conditioning and central heating, Gym on premises, Home cinema, Wi-Fi Internet Connection, Satellite, 42` flat screen TV and DVD, Gas BBQ, Washer and dryer.  Extra: Concierge service. Groceries, fresh bread, produce, and alcohol beverages can be delivered. chef service, personal trainers, yoga, tai chi, martial arts, dance instructors, can be requested. Inquire for rates for groups less than 6 people..

Perama Villa
Elegant 5 bedroom 6 bathroom (5 ensuite) villa, walk to nearby village, private pool, 29 kms to Rethymnon
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Crete. Elegant villa with 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, (bathrooms are ensuite) just outside of a village which has a tavern, a small market, and cafes. The town of Perama is 3 km away for shopping banks, post office, health centre, etc.). The beach is 6 kms. Stone walls surrounding the beautiful gardens. The interior is beautifully decorated and perfectly equipped, washing machine, dishwasher, air condition, central heating, satellite TV, CD player, microwave oven. The 150 sq. m interior courtyard, with jasmine and basil, is ideal for those in search of relaxation. One entrance overlooks a quiet neighborhood of the village, the other one opens onto the garden and has a view of surrounding nature and the spectacular mountains. The villa is 230 sq. m and the surrounding area is 2000 sq. m There are 4 bedrooms inside the villa and one in the independent building of the garden, all including en suite bathrooms. 10 persons can be accommodated. Inside the garden there is a kiosk, BBQ area, beautiful plants, fruit trees and many places to relax. There is a 50 sq. m adult swimming pool and a 12 sq. m children swimming pool. Air condition A/C, Heating, Telephone, Internet Connection, Parking, Satellite television, CD player, DVD player, Fireplace, BBQ. Car necessary. Heraklion airport: 50 km. Chania airport: 90 km.

Villa Apokoronou    Apokoronou Penisula
6 bedrooms 6 bath villa, with private pool, sleeps 12 
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Crete. Apokoronou Penisula. Villa with 6 bedrooms, 6 en-suite shower/bath rooms, 1 WC, sleeps 12. Interior: the main entrance leads into an open plan living area. To one side, a comfortable sitting room with a large fireplace set in an attractive wall of local stone, plus a massive picture window to make the most of the views down the valley. At the far end of the living area, a breakfast bar separates the superb fitted kitchen, with an abundance of work surfaces, including dishwasher, microwave and espresso machine. guest WC, washing machine. The formal dining room, set between the kitchen and sitting area, has its own large picture window with views over the village to the mountains with a C.D. Hi-Fi system. Doors from here and the kitchen, open onto a covered terrace, with a large marble topped patio table for informal meals and steps lead down to the beautiful 9m x 5m pool, with a Jacuzzi in one corner, plus adjoining children�s pool. Below the living area at pool level and with their own entrance doors are two further spacious twin bedrooms, without air conditioning, but both with en-suite shower rooms. One has its own covered terrace overlooking the barbecue area, whilst the other faces towards the entrance driveway and is furnished with sofa beds as a day room, ideal perhaps for teenagers needing their own space! On the upper two floors, all four bedrooms have the bonus of air-conditioning and en-suite facilities as well as French windows to their own individual terraces, complete with patio furniture and sea or mountain views. Three of these bedrooms have twin beds matrimonial style with en-suite shower rooms, whilst the master bedroom has a large double bed and an en-suite WC and wash hand basin with a hydro massage bath, in a corner of the bedroom. Gavalochori, in the centre of the scenic Apokoronou Penisula, 3.5 km inland from Almirida and at the end of a green and wooded valley leading down to the sea, the beguiling little village of Gavalohori has enjoyed something of a renaissance and the village has a pleasant air of both rural charm and prosperity. It has a bakery, 3 small mini-markets and several tavernas so of an evening, there�s always the option to wine and dine locally and stroll home under the stars. Rent shown is for 12 people in High season. Inquire for rates for off season and for less people.

Villa Tavron   
5 bedroom 5 bathroom villa, sleeps up to 12, in a rural village 10 minute drive to beach, 25  minute drive to Chania
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Crete. Rural village. Large hilltop villa with great sea and mountain views. 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, sleeps up to 12, (10 minutes drive to Tavronitis and beach-side tavernas) Enjoy panoramic views, while enjoying the peace and tranquillity. Set on the hilltop above the small rural village of Polimarchi, this recently built 3 storey villa, has the classical lines of a 19th century Cretan manor house. Spacious patio areas The 8m x 5m pool incorporates a children�s pool and Jacuzzi and is bordered by lawns, and there is a huge covered barbecue area. The porticoed main entrance door leads into a spacious L shaped, open plan living area, with a large fireplace in one corner, plus 2 generous sofas and easy chairs grouped around a large coffee table. Beyond the sitting area is a formal dining area, whilst to one side is a very well equipped kitchen with a further dining table & chairs, plus fridge-freezer, electric cooker with ceramic hob, microwave, dish washer and ample cupboards for storage. Guest WC, washing machine. There are a total of 5 (air conditioned) bedrooms (include 3 twins and 2 doubles) all with en-suite facilities, including 2 turbo massage baths and 2 turbo massage showers. All bedrooms have a satellite TV as well as a DVD player and all have terraces or balconies with patio table and comfortable director�s chairs. Two of the twin bedrooms are particularly spacious and have additional, small single beds suitable for children. There are 2 doubles and 1 twin/triple at first floor level and a further twin/triple on the ground floor which has a shower room suitable for wheel chair use. At lower ground floor level there is a twin bedroom with en suite turbo massage shower. This bedroom has sliding patio doors to a quiet terrace and lawn area to the side of the property. Also at this level is the spacious games room and gym, presently equipped with a pool table, exercise bike and treadmill. In the quiet, warm darkness of the night, the villa, pool and gardens are subtly stage lit and hillside villages near and far slowly materialize like small clusters of diamonds. 5 minutes drive from the baker in Tavronitis via �the short cut� -  to have fresh bread for breakfast or even an early morning swim in the sea. Via the new highway - Platanyas 15 minute drive away, and Chania, 25 minute drive. **Rents Tuesday to Tuesday.

 
 


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Crete is a delightful Greek Island to enjoying exploring from your own villa. Rent your holiday home on Crete which is the largest and most diverse island in the Aegean. It offers an abundance of world-class tourist facilities on parts of the island, with secluded Aegean Coves and quaint villages on others. A great choice for your vacation villa rental. Crete is the largest island in the Mediterranean. A visit to this beautiful island so rich in natural beauty and an abundance of activities, quickly makes one understand Cretans legendary hospitality. The beautiful northwestern coast, particularly the charming historic port of Chania and its waterfront promenade, is always popular. There is Iraklion, which is like a little Athens. The larger city of Rethymnon and its historic Venetian castle are worth exploring, as well as the southern coast of Crete, where there are quiet beaches and easy access to rugged mountain hikes and Samaria Gorge, Europe's deepest canyon. Being the furthest south of Greece's islands, Crete has a longer sun and swimming season where you can generally take comfortable swims from May through October, making it is a pleasant off-season destination.

 

Crete is the largest and most diverse island in the Aegean and offers an abundance of captivating qualities...world-class tourist facilities on parts of the island, with secluded Aegean Coves and quaint villages on others...thriving little traditional fishing villages, bustling Iraklion (the birthplace of of beloved Nikos Kazantzakis), and the historic and beautiful Venetian ports of Chania and Rethmynon ...classic villages in the interior of the island where life meanders on as it has for centuries...The Mediterranean sea around Crete is amazingly deep blue, mile-long stretches of sandy beaches with plentiful water sports and tavernas...or terrific hiking to your own private beaches...choose one of our lovely villa rentals on Crete and make it your holiday home while  you explore all of this enchanting island, the home of El Greco. Chania & Northwest Crete - the most enticing area of the island and holiday rental homes are sprinkled along the beautiful northwestern coast, particularly around the charming historic Venetian port of Chania with its lovely waterfront promenade.  For children, there are four water parks on Crete and for outdoorsmen, some of Europe's best nature trails and hiking, along with many fine beaches and historical sites and ruins. The largest cities of Crete are Heraklion, Chania, Rethmynon and Aghios Nikolaos, all are located on the northern coast. Discover the virtually unvisited southern coast of Crete  that offers quiet beaches and easy access to rugged mountain hikes and the famous Samaria Gorge, Europe's deepest canyon. Being the furthest south of Greece's islands, Crete has a longer sun and swimming season where you can generally expect to take comfortable swims from May through October and often during most of the year. You can fly direct from Athens Airport or take a ferry from Piraeus, some are super fast ferries that make the trip to Crete in about 7 hours. You can take a ferry from Crete to other Greek islands or fly from Crete to some other Greek Islands with airports.

 

Greek Islands of the Cyclades, Dodecanes, and Ionian:
Cyclades: includes the islands of Mykonos, Paros, AntiParos, Naxos, Tinos, Sifnos, Serifos, Kea, Santorini, Syros and Ios.
Dodecanes: includes the islands of Rhodes, Samos, Patmos, Kos, Karpathos, Kalymnos, Simi, Tilos and Symi.
Ionian: includes the islands of Corfu, Paxos, Zakynthos and Cephalonia.