Villas in Crete

Villas in Crete

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Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace
1 bedroom
from A$263 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace
1 bedroom
9.8
(11 reviews)
from A$549 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 2 people, with balcony/terrace and terrace as well as children pool and pool in Crete
Villa for 2 people, with balcony/terrace and terrace as well as children pool and pool
1 bedroom
9.6
(2 reviews)
from A$128 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 3 people, with garden in Crete
Villa for 3 people, with garden
1 bedroom
9.7
(7 reviews)
from A$107 / night
Villa for 10 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 10 people, with garden and terrace
4 bedrooms
10.0
(5 reviews)
from A$373 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 8 people, with balcony and garden in Crete
Villa for 8 people, with balcony and garden
3 bedrooms
9.0
(8 reviews)
from A$241 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace
1 bedroom
8.1
(14 reviews)
from A$193 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with balcony in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with balcony
2 bedrooms
10.0
(4 reviews)
from A$263 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace
2 bedrooms
9.6
(5 reviews)
from A$176 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with terrace in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with terrace
2 bedrooms
9.3
(12 reviews)
from A$176 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with terrace and garden in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with terrace and garden
1 bedroom
9.5
(8 reviews)
from A$170 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony
2 bedrooms
9.3
(8 reviews)
from A$198 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 3 people, with garden and terrace
1 bedroom
8.0
from A$263 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony
2 bedrooms
9.4
(13 reviews)
from A$208 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with balcony and pool in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with balcony and pool
2 bedrooms
8.8
(8 reviews)
from A$97 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 7 people, with balcony in Crete
Villa for 7 people, with balcony
3 bedrooms
10.0
from A$330 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with garden and terrace
2 bedrooms
10.0
(9 reviews)
from A$176 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 4 people, with balcony in Crete
Villa for 4 people, with balcony
2 bedrooms
9.2
(10 reviews)
from A$220 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony
2 bedrooms
9.8
(22 reviews)
from A$198 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 2 people, with garden and balcony as well as pool, child-friendly in Crete
Villa for 2 people, with garden and balcony as well as pool, child-friendly
2 bedrooms
9.1
from A$148 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with garden and balcony
2 bedrooms
10.0
from A$439 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with terrace and garden in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with terrace and garden
2 bedrooms
10.0
(20 reviews)
from A$220 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 6 people, with garden and balcony in Crete
Villa for 6 people, with garden and balcony
3 bedrooms
9.3
(9 reviews)
from A$290 / nightFREE cancellation
Villa for 5 people, with terrace and garden in Crete
Villa for 5 people, with terrace and garden
2 bedrooms
from A$218 / nightFREE cancellation

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Highlights in Crete

  • Amazing landscape
  • Quiet and pleasant holidays
  • Stunning and unique pink beaches
  • Fantastic islands
  • Great hikes

Best Villas in Crete

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Villa for 5 People in Vamos, North Crete
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Vamos, North Crete
Villa • 75 m² • 1 Bedroom
10.0
(5 reviews)
"Helianthos villa is part of a complex of three independent houses, each tastefully decorated and featuring a charming terrace encircling the villas, along with a generously sized shared swimming pool. Nestled in the serene and picturesque village of Douliana, this traditionally preserved village offers hidden corners and a peaceful ambiance. Situated in the heart of the Apokoronas valley, amid the stunning White Mountains, it is one of the most picturesque and beautiful areas on the island of Crete.The villa comfortably accommodates up to 5 guests and boasts spacious balconies with unobstr...
from A$186 / night
Villa for 4 People in South Crete, Crete
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South Crete, Crete
Villa • 45 m² • 2 Bedrooms
9.2
(5 reviews)
"Anatolika Cottage House is situated just a few meters from a stunning, secluded sandy beach in the southern region of Crete. It's a true gem for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. The cottage is conveniently located just 2 kilometers from the Preveli River and the famous Preveli Palm Beach, and a short distance of 3 kilometers from Ammoudi and 4 kilometers from the scenic Lake of Preveli. In these nearby areas, you can discover charming taverns and a mini-market for your basic provisions.For more extensive amenities, the town of Spili is situated at a distance of 20 kilometers, ...
from A$153 / night
Villa for 5 People in South Crete, Crete
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South Crete, Crete
Villa • 105 m² • 2 Bedrooms
9.7
(6 reviews)
"Chryssa Villa is a detached villa with a private pool, perched on a hilltop with breathtaking views of the Libyan Sea. It is located just 3 kilometers from Ammoudi and 4 kilometers from the enchanting Lake of Preveli, where you can find quaint taverns and a mini-market for your basic provisions. This villa features 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 5 people, making it a perfect escape for a family or a group of friends. Moreover, the villa is just a short walk away from the beach.On the ground floor, you'll find a spacious sitting and dining room adorned with a fireplace and a TV corner...
from A$198 / night

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Villas in Crete

Luxury stays in villas close to the beach

Are you planning a fantastic holiday on a lovely sun-bathed island with crystal clear waters and lovely beaches? Crete is your next destination. Crete boasts a varied terrain with sandy beaches, an impressive mountain range and ancient settlements. You can find luxury villas in the north of the island, mainly in Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion, Malia and Agios. These are going to be a great base if you wish to tour the rest of the Greek Islands. Hurry up! The clock is ticking!

Exclusive villas with swimming pools

Renting a villa in Crete is the ideal option for families or groups of friends travelling together. Spacious villas for 4, 6 and 8 people with spacious common areas, comfortable lounges, lovely rooms and open plan kitchens. The outdoors can be enjoyed by the pool, taking a nap under the shade of a tree in the garden or sunbathing in the deckchair of the terrace. Villas are usually secluded properties to enjoy privacy but still close enough to the beaches and the main towns.

Travellers and activities

Crete for beach lovers

If you are dreaming of a beach holiday with crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and lots of sun, Crete is your next destination. Fine white sand, crystal clear and shallow waters and perfect stretches for families and holidaymakers to enjoy. The best beach is Elafonisi, well known for its curious pink sand, and also known as the Greek Caribbean. But Laguna de Balos, Falassarna, Seitan Limania, Stavros, Matala, Belegrina and Vai are also highly recommended. Book a beachfront villa and come and enjoy them for as long as you want!

Crete for relaxing holidays

Crete is an ideal destination for a quiet and relaxing holiday. An island that still retains the charm conferred by its most entrenched traditions, where the world seems to have stopped. With picture-perfect beaches, a natural environment of stunning beauty, majestic mountains and rural villages. You can enjoy venetian touches which are accompanied by an exquisite cuisine that delights even the most fussy of people for a group of sensations that will make you forget about everything and make your stay an unforgettable one for years to come. Therefore, if your body and mind are screaming for a break, do not hesitate to rent a villa in Crete for your next holiday destination.

The father of medicine, Hippocrates, stated that Crete’s air has healing powers, as most people have believed for years.

Top 7 travel tips in Crete

1. Visit the Palace of Knossos

The majestic Palace of Knossos is the perfect place to learn about the Minoan civilisation Crete was the cradle of the Minoan civilisation that gave rise to the Europe we know today. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the majestic palace of Knossos to learn all about the secrets of this culture. Admire the palace and check out the Throne Room, walk part of the Royal Way, the garden and the Royal apartments.

2. Looking for unique beaches? Pink is the colour!

There are only a few pink beaches around the world and Crete boasts two of them. These beaches are Balos and Elafonisi, and they have to be seen to be believed. The pink colour comes from tiny crushed red shells, giving the sand this particular tone. Lagoon-like beaches with crystal clear and shallow waters that look like heaven on earth. Elafonisi is a nature reserve with this pink sandy beach. Paddle in the natural pool and lie back admiring the shimmering water, the Cretan coast and feel like you are in paradise. Balos, near Chania, is surrounded by a lagoon of pure light-green and blue colour. You can reach it by boat or you can challenge yourself and hike all the way to the lagoon.

3. Hiking in the gorge of Samaria

Walking this ravine is the way to make it stay in your memory forever. Start this 10 mile hike in Omalos Plateau at the viewing platform and make your way to the “Iron Gates”, where the ravine tapers to 50 feet (4 metres). Along the way keep looking up to spot some kri-kri, an endangered feral goat from the island. Finish your hike and catch the ferry to Sougia or Sfakia. Enjoy one of the most impressive Greek natural jewels.

4. Lake Voulismeni

This beautiful and unusual lake is ringed by boats, coffee shops and restaurants in Agios Nikolaos and now it is connected to the port and the sea. According to the legend, this lake is bottomless but the truth is it goes down just 200 feet. Enjoy a coffee and see the lights reflecting on the water in the evening.

5. Chania’s Venetian Port

The Venetians started building Chania’s port in the early 1300s and finished 3 centuries later. It boasts a 17th century lighthouse with a minaret-like shape, a symbol for the city, and the Centre of Mediterranean Architecture. The magnificent Venetian port of Chania is one of the biggest attractions of the island, standing out for its fort. You can not miss the city market to try its gastronomic delights and raki, the local liquor.

6. Visit Rethymnon Old Town

Rethymno is one of the best preserved old towns in Crete where you can visit the Venetian church that later on became the Neratze Mosque. Nowadays is the odeon where music concerts are held. Walk the cobblestone alleys of this pretty town and enjoy a nice afternoon.

7. Visit Spinalonga Island

A small area of fortified land floating on the turquoise waters of Crete. Spinalonga is one of the most visited landmarks and it holds lots of history since it was a containment area for lepers.

FAQs: Villas in Crete

When travellers are preparing for their holiday to Crete, which services are the most searched for?

Judging by the information from Holidu, when holiday-makers look for villas in Crete, often they choose the following amenities: pool (60%), Wi-Fi (22%), and balcony (12%). Last year, the majority of people searching on Holidu used at least one of these services when searching for the perfect villa.

Which types of services can you expect to find at the villas in Crete?

In regard to the services you can find on Holidu, it can be said that the villas in Crete contain everything that travellers wish for! Here, the villas generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (93%), air conditioning (93%), and balcony (83%)...What are you waiting for?

How are the villas rated in Crete?

On average, the villas are quite highly rated. Judging by the Holidu data, 46% of villas have a rating of 4.5 stars. This is a fairly high percentage which allows us to confirm that there are quite a few that are very enjoyable and will be the perfect choice for your next holiday.

Are the villas in Crete suitable for holidays with children?

Holidu's data reveals that 75% of villas in Crete are suitable for families with children, it should therefore be very easy for you to find the perfect villa for you and your family.

Are the villas in Crete suitable for holiday-makers and their pets?

Definitely! In Crete, 26% of the villas offer the possibility for travellers to take their pets with them, 47% also have a garden!

Do the villas in Crete tend to have an internet connection?

Yes! According to the data collected last year, 93% of villas in Crete offer an internet connection. You will be able to browse the internet at any time!

What is the average price for villas in Crete?

According to the data collected last year, there don't seem to be many villas in Crete that are less than £100 a night. They can also be very expensive, 10% are even at more than £500 per night.

Do the villas in Crete typically come equipped with a fireplace or a pool?

Certainly! According to the data collected last year, the villas in Crete have everything you need for all seasons. Here, 37% are equipped with a fireplace and 82% a pool.

Are the villas in Crete suitable for holidays with several people or better for an escape as a small group?

Here, according to the data collected last year, 46% of villas accept up to eight people, 39% of these villas have at least four bedrooms. But 98% of villas also welcome small groups of up to four travellers, and 96% of the villas have at least two separate bedrooms. Crete is therefore the ideal destination for groups of friends of all sizes!

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