Fiercely independent Crete, Europe's first advanced civilization is steeped in Homeric history and culture. This mountainous island has been the home of many a family vendetta. Rich fertile plains laden with fruit, hidden villages steeped in folklore, long sandy beaches fringed with palms are all to be discovered on Greece's largest island.
Exquisite Venetian and Turkish buildings, winding lanes and colourful markets characterize the historical port town of Chania. Visit the Palace of Knossos, home of the legendary Minotaur, trek through the 18 kilometre Samaria Gorge, explore fantastic mountain-biking territory and enjoy a variety of water sports. In the evenings, sample great Cretan cuisine and local wines at any number of tavernas
FEATURED VILLAS IN Crete
Above the Olives
Sleeps 4, from € 1080/Week
Pretty island style house for four with private pool in tranquil surroundings and with stunning panoramic views.
Sleeps 6, from € 2000/Week
Luxurious Crete! Stunning villa in the Elounda area of the island with private pool, jacuzzi and breathtaking sea views
La Belle Vie
Sleeps 8, from € 1620/Week
Great villa with guest house that is ideal for two families on holiday together or a group of friends who would enjoy a lovely villa with private pool in a great setting close to beach, shops and tavernas.
Sleeps 11, from € 3900/Week
Villa Fokas is the ideal holiday residence for a large group of friends or 2-3 families wanting to have a fun and relaxing time together with complete modern facilities in a private and historical setting. This unique property provides a superb setting for a self catering villa holiday in Crete for upto 11 guests, featuring a heated private swimming pool, whirlpool spa and fabulous home cinema.
Sleeps 6, from € 1400/Week
Stylish contemporary villa with 3 bedrooms with ensuite facilities, large private pool set in an exotic garden overlooking Bali Bay.
The Raki Distillery
Sleeps 8, from € 840/Week
The Raki Distillery is a simply refurbished property and the effect is charming! It is located in a rural setting and presents its guests with a traditional side to Crete. Appealing to families or friends searching for something a little different only 25 minutes drive from Chania. This self catering holiday properties benefits from a private swimming pool and organic produce on the doorstep.
Sleeps 8, from € 840/Week
The Archontiko, located in a traditional Cretan village near Chania, has a private swimming pool and is in close proximity to many sandy beaches. This property represents excellent value for money and provides great family accommodation in Greece for 7-8 guests.
Sleeps 6, from € 1150/Week
This gated property, with large lawned garden and large swimming pool would be a great choice for families with children. The modern styling and comfortable well-equipped facilities make it an easy holiday villa for everyone to relax and enjoy. Situated on the outskirts of a traditional Cretan village and surrounded by Olive groves.