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Villas in Crete

For Groups or Families

Villas in Crete - specially chosen with your family event in mind. Are you looking for a large villa or adjacent villas for a:

  • family reunion
  • large family gathering
  • holiday with the extended family
  • special event like a commitment ceremony
  • or an anniversary celebration
  • or wedding accommodation?

Villas in Crete - specially chosen for family groups are shown below from west to east.

Villas in Western Crete

Elafonisi Beach with unique pink sandElafonisi Beach with unique pink sand

Mouri Villa courtyard with dappled light
A beautifully restored and styled villa which gives the true character of Kriti, large enough for your family gathering, Mouri Villa is near Topolia

Villas in Crete - within comfortable driving distance to Elafonisi Beach, in the south-west of Crete, are Mouri Villa.

This is perfect for a large family group, accommodating 8 people in 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, with a pool and spa.

Find lots of outdoor space for eating meals together in the shady courtyards, by the pool with views over green hills. Enjoy the elevation and expansiveness of being up high and taking in the fresh country air.

Enjoy the stone and wood traditional architecture with modern conveniences. Just 43 km from Chania town and 8 km to the nearest beach.

Explore the Chania region from this villa.

“A very nice property with a pool and jacuzzi and lots of space for 2 families of 4. Splendid view from the terrace. The owner is very nice and helpful and came by for a regular check of the pool and jacuzzi.”

Falasarna Beach

Falasarna Beach is a wide sandy beachFalasarna Beach is a wide sandy beach

Vibrant & Verdant Villa Crete
Vibrant & Verdant Villa Crete
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Welcoming 8 guest near Falasarna Beach and Kissamos is the Vibrant & Verdant Villa, with sweeping views across Kissamos Bay and expansive space for all the family.

Enjoy the full kitchen as well as the covered outdoor kitchen for meals on the terraces.

The children can enjoy the pools, and the adults the balconies, large garden and many different relaxation spaces.

6 km to Kissamos and beaches, 43 km to historic Chania town and 61 km from the airport.

Villas in Crete

The stunning landscape of Stavros Beach in CreteThe stunning landscape of Stavros Beach in Crete

Villas in Crete
- Stavros Beach is a stunning landscape with a sandy beach only 15 km from Chania town in the west of Crete. This beach was the wild location for the filming of the dance of Zorba the Greek.

Apollo of the Sun Villa Chania Crete
Apollo of the Sun Villa Crete
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Apollo of the Sun Villa - welcomes 14 guests with 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. This seafront villa is stylish and modern with a large pool. 4.2 km to Stavros Beach.

Within minutes of the international airport and Chania's ferry port at Souda Bay, this villa makes a wonderful easy location for your family reunion.

Villas in Central Crete

Vederi Estate Rethymnon Crete
Vederi Estate Rethymnon Crete

Vederi Estate is located in the countryside 3 km from the beach of Gerani and just 7 km from the Venetian Old Town of Rethymnon. These four  villas, made in the local stone and wood construction in traditional style, are set peacefully in an olive grove.

Set just outside of Prines village, visitors can experience Cretan food at local tavernas in that village, or visit Rethymnon for its plethora of dining and cafe choices.

Three of the villas welcome 6 guests easily and each has its own private pool, with terraces and BBQ facilities for al fresco dining.

Villa Melpomeni has 5 bedrooms, all with ensuites, and suits larger parties of 10 guests, with immaculate presentation, sea views, spa and pool.

The historic Arkadi Monastery is just 20 km away and this visit can be combined with a visit to the Amari Valley or Margarites Village for its ceramics.

Matala Beach is famous for its chalky sandstone promontory with ancient cavesMatala Beach is famous for its chalky sandstone promontory with ancient caves

Matala Beach
is located on the south coast of Heraklion 75 km from the capital Heraklion town and just 71 km from the international airport.

This unique sandy beach has plenty of atmosphere, scenery and history, as well as clear, clear waters and loads of water activities. Known for its caves which date back to ancient times, it also has a very distinct and beautiful peninsula jutting into the bay.

The calm waters are perfect for swimmers and snorkellers of all ages. Scuba diving and boat trips are available and the tight cove is ringed by tavernas and cafes.

Orelia Villa in southern Heraklion overlooks the sea
Orelia Villa Interior

Villas in Crete - Orelia Villa is just outside the village of Kamilari overlooking the Libyan Sea. With adjacent villas and apartments accommodate 6 guests with the friendly help of Voula and her family.

Explore the Heraklion region; visit Matala, Kommos, Kokkinos Pirgos and Red Beaches nearby. This villa is also close to the ancient sites of Phaistos, Gortyna and Agia Triada.

Thalori Village

The whole village of Thalori can be rented for a large group, with over 20 beautifully renovated houses to choose fromThe whole village of Thalori can be rented for a large group, with over 20 beautifully renovated houses to choose from

The Thalori Village - set in Kapetaniana in the Asterousia Mountains of southern Heraklion. The village is 64 km from Heraklion town and from the international airport.

This stunning high mountain location is a unique and traditional choice for your event or seminar, or indeed a large extended family gathering.

Of course, relaxing away from everywhere in Crete, still means exquisite hospitality and friendliness, and wonderful food!

The beauty of choosing this retreat is that the taverna operates all year round, providing the quintessential local cuisine in time-honoured tasty volumes, and plenty of atmosphere and conviviality to compliment the meal and complete the mood.

Villas in the East
Almond Tree Villas

Almond Tree Villas are located just outside of Elounda near Agios Nikolaos in the east of Crete
Almond Tree Villa Crete

Villas in Crete - these exquisite villas will be your family reunion solution. Combine 1, 2 or 3 villas together to fit everybody close, yet with 'sanity' space between each home.

Elounda Villa sleeps 10, whilst the other two Almond Tree Villas sleep 6 and 4 respectively.

Various combinations of bedrooms and bathrooms are available and all have access to a pool and gardens, excellent quality of amenities including BBQ areas, patios, terraces, kitchens, air-conditioning and sun lounges.

These villas are best accessed with a vehicle as the Plaka beach is 4 km and 20 minutes away is Elounda Beach.

Explore the Lasithi region from this location.

Eleon Villa

Eleon Villa - a beautiful view over Elounda Bay
Eleon Villa near Elounda, Crete

Villas in Crete - this contemporary styled Eleon Villa sits high on the hill overlooking the stunningly beautiful bay of Elounda, and features 4 bedrooms welcoming 16 guests easily, in style. Allow your guests to relax under one roof, whilst being perfectly situated to explore the island or attend your special event.

The character-filled design gives many opportunities to take in the magnificent view, as does the infinity pool. Stay minutes from Elounda Village and Elounda Beach and 10 km from the vibrant town of Agios Nikolaos in eastern Crete.

With 4 bedrooms in the main villa and a separate suite, there is plenty of privacy and roominess in this spacious, modern, stylish villa near one of the most cosmopolitan holiday villages on Crete.

Elounda Beach is less than 3 km from Eleon VillaElounda Beach is less than 3 km from Eleon Villa

Carob Villas

Carob Villas have their own private beach
Your private beach at Carob Villa, Crete

Carob Villas have their own private beach.

Villas in Crete - what could be better than your own private beach with a large property and two villas? Each villa has its own privacy, and there are plenty of outdoor areas to gather for meals and parties, or stroll down for picnics at the three cove beaches with clear waters.

Room for 8 guests in 3 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms, whilst on the same property, Villa Kali Skia welcomes 6 guests in 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Idyllic waterfront living with privacy and luscious gardens, these two villas rented together will accommodate 14 guests.

Located just outside Makrigialos in south-eastern Crete, these villas are a unique find, set amongst tranquil gardens overlooking the sea.

Agia Fotia Beach is less than 3 km from Carob Villa.Agia Fotia Beach is less than 3 km from Carob Villa

On the Map

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Getting Here

Take a 1 hour flight from Athens to Heraklion with Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air, with many flights available per day.

Or take a 9.5 hour overnight ferry from Pireaus port of Athens to Heraklion port.

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