It is a fact that, top villas in Crete are considered those which are located near the best Crete beaches. Crete is really famous for its beaches and natural beauty so, most visitors are looking for accommodation near the most famous spots of the island. So, in order for us to make your research much easier, we hand-picked some holiday villas, situated in close distance from the most popular beaches and seaside resorts of Crete. Have a look and choose the best location and villa, according to your needs!Planning your next holidays? Enjoy the amazing Island of Crete with a Holiday Crete Villa.
1) Elafonisi Beach, Chania
On the southwest coast of Crete lies one of the most magical beaches. Elafonisi is one of the most exotic Crete beaches, located about 80 km from Chania. You will find dunes of white sand, clear blue shallow waters and pink sand. The landscape of Elafonisi is really unique and you will not find it anywhere in Greece. On the beach, you will find canteens, where you can have coffee, snacks and lunch. You may reach Elafonisi either by bus or car. Sure your visit to the beautiful beach Elafonisi will be unforgettable!
Villas In Crete Near Elafonisi Beach
Holiday Villa With Private Pool Near Elafonissos
Guests: 6, Bedr: 2, Bath: 2
This traditional villa is located in the village of Elos (Municipality of Innachori) 50 km southwest of the city of Chania, right on the path to the beach of Elafonisi (30 min. driving). It is built in a green area, adjacent to the old mansion that was built in 1816. Elos village is one of the most beautiful traditional villages of Kissamos area. It is placed around a forest of chestnut trees which is full of natural water sources. In the village centre there are a few cafes, where you can enjoy a cool drink under the trees, as well as taverns, mini markets, bakery, etc. Also, in Elos village, operate throughout the year a few traditional taverns with Cretan cuisine and local specialties.
2) Falassarna Beach, Chania
The beautiful Falassarna beach lies 17 km from Kissamos (Kastelli) to the northwest of Crete. This is one of the cleanest beaches of Crete with crystal clear waters, awarded as the best beach in Greece and one of the best in Europe! The view of the imposing mountains, surrounding the beach is really amazing! In the area of Falassarna, you will find the Old Port and Ancient Town, as well as many beaches to choose from. To reach Falassarna, drive on the road that connects Chania to Kastelli and turn right, just before the village of Platanos.
Villas In Crete Near Falassarna Beach
Holiday villa with pool near Kissamos
Guests: 5, Bdr: 2, Bath: 2
Villa Sfinari is a newly built stone villa (first season 2015) with modern facilities and style. It has a spacious open plan kitchen and living room. There are two en-suite bedrooms, one and the other one is twin beds. Both bedrooms have a jacuzzi facility. Master bedroom has direct access to the pool, from which the view to the sea is amazing. There is an outside sitting area with a shaded table, while there is plenty of space for sunbeds around the pool. The location is the small, remote village of Sfinari, set away from tourist places on the western coast of the island, and a close drive (30 min.) to the sandy beach of Falasarna.
3) Almyrida Beach, Chania
Almyrida is a small tourist resort located about 20 km west of Chania, between Kalives and Plaka. In the village, you will find two beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters! Around the beaches there is pine forest that gives a special touch to the landscape! In Almyrida you can find facilities such as taverns, car hire companies, super markets, cafes and bars. On the beautiful beach of Almyrida, you will find sun loungers and umbrellas as well as water sports. The green hills are ideal for hiking enthusiasts. The place is ideal for family holidays.
Villas In Crete Near Almyrida Beach
Pool Villa With Cretan Colour And Great View To Almyrida Bay
Guests: 9, Bdr: 3, Bath: 2
Built over a small cliff overlooking the picturesque bay of Almyrida, the villa is just 3 minutes walk to the sandy beach and the village. Open balconies, charming arches, traditional wooden windows, shades and pergolas give the house cretan colour and character. Just a short walk away you can find everything you ask for a perfect holiday in Chania: Privacy, highest standard, spacious villa, walking distance to beach, private pool, air-conditioning, surround-system, walking distance to taverns.
Family Holiday Villa In Almyrida Crete
Guests: 8, Bdr: 3, Bath: 2
Each floor is an independent house with its own kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom. The ground floor of the holiday villa has 2 bedrooms and the first floor 1 bedroom. The two floors are connected only by external staircase and overlook the pool and garden. The holiday villa is fenced and access to the pool is closed by a door so that your kids are safe. It is fully furnished and with all appliances. In the summer months you can taste from our garden fresh vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers etc. The beach and all amenities of Almyrida is 100 meters from the villa.
4) Stavros Beach, Chania
Stavros beach is 16 km from the city of Chania. The famous beach stretches almost circular, surrounded by rocks. At its end, there is a small port. The bay, reminiscent of a lagoon, has white sand and turquoise shallow waters. The highlight of the beach is the large steep mountain with “camel” shape that rises opposite the small port of Stavros. On the beach, there is a canteen, while on the opposite side of the road, as well as in other parts of the village, there are taverns next to the sea.
Villas In Crete Near Stavros Beach
Villa Clio With Stunning View Of The Sunset
Guests: 6, Bdr: 3, Bath: 2
Two of the bedrooms are twin bedded and the other has a double bed and of the two attractive good size bathrooms, one has a shower and the other a bath and a jacuzzi. The property is fully air conditioned. After only 4 min. driving, you reach the beautiful Stavros beach.
5) Loutraki Beach, Chania
The seaside resort of Loutraki is located 16km east of Chania, near the port of Souda. Along with Marathi beach, Loutraki is one of the best beaches in the region. It is a quiet beautiful beach with fine sand and turquoise shallow waters, suitable for children. It is well organized and offers all the necessary tourist facilities. There are comfortable sun beds and umbrellas, a nice café and restaurant, but also various water sports.
Villas In Crete Near Loutraki Beach
Holiday Villa Daphne With Private Pool In Loutraki
Guests: 10, Bdr: 5, Bath: 6
This exceptional holiday villa sits high above the bay at Loutraki, Chania, Crete and offers complete independence. Benefiting from panoramic views, this spacious villa is within easy walking distance of the lovely Loutraki beach and an excellent tavern. The villa offers, also, direct access to the sea.
6) Bali Beach, Rethymno
Bali beach is located 31 km from Rethymnon and 42 km from Heraklion. It is a pretty little fishing village which over the years has gained intense tourist life. The main beach of Bali with small pebbles, is one of the most beautiful beaches of Rethymno Prefecture. It is clean, organized and offers water sports, sun beds, restaurants and cafes. You will find may holiday villas in the area of Bali. Bali is ideal for relaxing vacations.
Villas In Crete Near Bali Beach
Holiday Pool Villa In The Seaside Village Of Bali
Guests: 8, Bdr: 3, Bath: 1
The villa is composed of 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, equipped with a hot tub, a bath and a bath or shower. There is a seating area and a kitchen equipped with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV with cable channels, DVD player and game console are featured. There is a private bathroom with a shower. The villa is only 500 m. from the beach of Bali.
Guests: 7, Bdr: 3, Bath: 2
This holiday villa is surrounded by various kinds of fruit trees, herbs and colorful flowers. The pool is located at the best spot overlooking the sea and the mountains of Bali, surrounded by dense and shady trees, giving guests comfortable and private moments.
7) Agia Pelagia Beach, Heraklion
Agia Pelagia is located 24 km northwest from Heraklion. This is one of the most popular summer destinations of Heraklion. Its main benefit is the clean sea, sheltered from the beach winds, making it one of the most beautiful and popular beaches. Very close to Agia Pelagia main beach there are other beautiful beaches, some of them with pebbles and others with sand.
Villas In Crete Near Agia Pelagia Beach
Guests: 8, Bdr: 5, Bath: 3
This luxury holiday villa, located in Agia Pelagia, is 20 km. away from the city of Heraklion. During your stay, you will enjoy a wonderful, well-maintained garden with children’s playground. The villa is suitable for couples and families with kids. In a very close distance, you will find the wonderful beach of Agia Pelagia, as well as a variety of restaurants, cafeterias, shops and nightlife.
One Floor Modern Villa Overlooking Agia Pelagia Bay
Guests: 5, Bdr: 2, Bath: 2
It is a complex of 2 villas. Two spacious and well-appointed bedrooms, an open-plan sitting area (fireplace, elegant furniture, TV and air-condition), a dining area and a fully-equipped kitchen (cooker, microwave oven, fridge, multi coffee maker, dishwasher and washing machine), and a private bathroom are provided in each villa. Outside, the guests can enjoy a large courtyard which offers two separate swimming pools with two kids pools, sun loungers and patio furniture, as well as large verandas overlooking the magnificent Agia Pelagia bay.
8) Matala Beach, Heraklion
Matala beach is located in southern Crete in Heraklion, about 70 km from the city. It is a small fishing village with the famous, beautiful, sandy beach. The clear, blue waters combined with the artificial small caves, carved in the rocks are the elements that make the beach of Matala unique! It is known worldwide, as in 70s, it was the shelter of hippies.
Villas In Crete Near Matala Beach
Villa Rhea With Traditional Cretan Style
Guests: 6, Bdr: 3, Bath: 1
Villa Rhea is located in Pitsidia village. It is 2 minutes from the village square and the shops, (butcher shop, hairdresser’s, taverns, small cafes) and 20 minutes walking from Komos beach. Matala beach is only 5 minutes by car. You can combine your visit to Matala, with a visit at the archaeological sites of Festos and Gortina.
9) Elounda Beach, Lasithi
Elounda is located about 75 km from Heraklion and 11 km north of Agios Nikolaos, in Lassithi. There, you will find two of the most beautiful beaches in northern Crete. The main beach is organized with sun beds, umbrellas and water sports. It is sandy, with a few trees and little pebbles into the sea. It is very clean and the water is turquoise! The other beach is located east and is less organized. Very close to Elounda, you will find the wonderful beaches of Plaka and Kolokitha.
Villas In Crete Near Elounda Beach
Superior 3 Bedroom Villa Castro With An Enchanting Sea View
Guests: 6, Bdr: 3, Bath: 2
Villa Castro is situated along the north coast of central Crete, in the area of Elounda and Agios Nikolaos. Nested against the slopes of the hills of Elounda, it holds a protected position. The fishing village Plaka with its white pebble beach it is only a little stroll from where you can take a boat to the islet Spinalonga. Also the little port of luxurious Elounda is not far away. Here you can find fashionable boutiques and typical Cretan handicraft shops alongside traditional fish taverns and exclusive restaurants. The villa is situated within easy reach of interesting sightseeing attractions, whereas the cosmopolitan arbor town of Agios Nikolaos is a 20 minutes’ drive away.
Four Bedroom Modern Luxury Villa With A Great View To Mirabello
Guests: 8, Bdr: 4, Bath: 3
The villa (285 sq.m.) is the absolute in luxury and relaxation combining traditional and modern materials. Exclusive deluxe features include satellite TV, CD and DVD player, Safe deposit box, PC with WI-FI connection, Mp3, private gym, laundry and dryer available. Service includes cleaning 3 times per week and concierge service by the owner. The villa is 500 meters away from the beach.
10) Makry Gialos Beach, Lasithi
Makry Gialos beach is located 30 km east of Ierapetra, south of Sitia, This is a great beach area near the village of Ascension. The beach is sandy and the water is shallow and crystal clear. The beach of Makry Gialos is organized and you can find all the amenities. Makry Gialos is the ideal destination for families.
Villas In Crete Near Makry Gialos Beach
Aeolus Villa On The Hillside With Wonderful Sea View
Guests: 12, Bdr: 5, Bath: 6
This family holiday villa is located on the hill side above the sea only 5min walk from the beach & 2km from the nearest village of Makry Gialos at Lagada beach. From the 5 bedroom holiday Villa you have a spectacular view to horizon of the sea and to the mountains.
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