10 Luxury Villas In Crete, Greece, That Will Take Your Breath Away - Updated 2022

luxury villas in crete

Crete, Greece’s largest island paradise, is the perfect place to take a holiday. Be it a romantic getaway with your significant other, or a holiday with your friends and family, there is much to see and do here. There is a wide range of amazing scenery on Crete: from beautiful sandy beaches and the glistening waters of the lakes and lagoons to the great mountains and caves. Hiking, swimming, sunbathing, exploring, and eating: these are only some of the many activities you can do here. The island is also home to many beautiful villas, where you can spend time in your own little paradise. These breathtaking homes are sure to catch your eye, scroll on to find the top 10 luxury villas in Crete, Greece!

1. Beautiful villa in a quiet location (from USD 127)

The Knossos Palace is aptly named and is a whitewashed, two-storey villa with beautiful mountain views and a glistening, turquoise pool, fit for royalty. There are a few villas on site, including a one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and four-bedroom villa for up to 10 guests. While the villa is in a quiet location, it is also in a great neighbourhood that is walking distance from many attractions, such as the Minoan Palace and the Natural History Museum. Wi-Fi is provided, as well as air conditioning, and a daily continental breakfast, for a comfortable stay.

Knossos Palace Secluded Villa

Wifi Available

Address: Skalani, Tzamiko
Accommodates: 11

Parking Pets allowed Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

2. Rustic, stone-built estate (from USD 359)

The stone-built Kastro Estate is in Agios Mattheos Hill, one of the most charming neighbourhoods in Chania Town. This rustic villa gives a more homely and charming vibe, with stone details and warm lighting. It is fully furnished with a full kitchen, a living room with a television, and a beautifully-furnished terrace with outdoor seating, as well as air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. The property is located just walking distance from the historic old town of Crete, as well as a restaurant, and a cafe.

Kastro Estate

Address: Monte Vardia

3. Beautiful beachfront villa (from USD 762)

There are two villas on this beachfront compound: a three-bedroom villa for eight people and a five-bedroom villa for 14 people. Both villas have a modern, spacious living room and a fully-stocked kitchen. There is also a pool with outdoor seating on the terrace for you to enjoy your meals. The villa is just a few steps away from the beach, giving you those the amazing sea and beach views, especially at sunset.

Kimona Villa Seafront Swimming Pool Jacuzzi 6 Bedrooms 21 PAX Kouvohori Villas Crete

Wifi Available

Address: Gournes
Accommodates: 21

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

4. Impressive villa in a traditional village (from USD 95)

These villas have a great history: having been built from former stables, the wooden decor and rustic style pay tribute to that. There are options of a two-bedroom, three-bedroom, or five-bedroom villa. All come with a comfortable living and dining area, a cosy fireplace, as well as a shared swimming pool, and an outdoor terrace. It is a short distance to a supermarket, cafe, and to the island of Spinalonga, but further from the tourist areas, for some peace and relaxation.

Almond Tree Villas

Wifi Available

Address: Elounda
Accommodates: 8

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

5. Lovely villa in a rural village (from USD 132)

This lovely, stone-built villa is further away from the major tourist destinations, located in Maza Village. It can house up to six adults and two children with two bedrooms and a pull-out sofa in the living room. Despite being in a rural village, it is still well equipped, with air-conditioning, a flat-screen television, free Wi-Fi, and a stove and fridge for the kitchen. The beautifully rustic villa has a great outdoor setup. A garden with lush greenery, BBQ facilities, outdoor seating, and sun loungers surround a bright blue swimming pool. The nearest town, Chania, is a 40-minute drive away.

6. Secluded, three-bedroom villa (from USD 363)

Villa AnnaMaria is located amongst lush greenery, further away from the hustle and bustle of the towns crowded with tourists, giving you tranquillity and quiet for you to relax. The villa has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is also fully equipped with air conditioning, a dining area, and a fully-stocked kitchen. It also offers BBQ facilities, a terrace with outdoor seating, an outdoor pool, as well as amazing mountain views. It is a 40-minute drive to Heraklio Town and just a five-minute drive to supermarkets and restaurants nearby.

Villa AnnaMaria

Wifi Available

Address: Kasteli
Accommodates: 8

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Modern, luxurious villa for five (from USD 96)

The Katakis Villas can house up to five people in three bedrooms, each villa modernly decorated and well-equipped with free Wi-Fi, a seating area, a flat-screen television, a kitchen, as well as a spa bath. The villas overlook a beautiful glistening swimming pool and are located in a quiet area, but still accessible to restaurants and shopping, just a five-minute drive away. The area is known for its snorkelling, diving, as well as its hiking and cycling, allowing you to explore the area of Chania during your stay.

Κatakis Villas

Wifi Available

Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

8. Rustic hilltop villa (from USD 144)

This beautiful, stone-built villa is located in Malaxa and can house up to eight adults and three children in three bedrooms. The villa offers a fully-stocked kitchen with a dishwasher and oven, as well as an outdoor pool and hot tub. The villa has beautiful stone walls and rustic decor, contributing to its charming feel. It also boasts some breathtaking mountain views, which can be admired outdoors from the poolside. You can enjoy cycling and hiking around the hill that the villa sits atop.

Villa Malaxa

Wifi Available

Address: Malaxa Chania
Accommodates: 8

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking

9. Modern dwelling with sea views (from USD 872)

Located in Pigi, Crete, this beautiful villa is huge and the epitome of luxury. It can house up to 10 guests in five sleekly-decorated bedrooms with a double bed each, as well as four bathrooms. There is also a fully-stocked kitchen and a lounge with a flat-screen television. The entire house is modernly designed, bringing you peace and comfort as you relax. The biggest appeal, however, has to be the outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, which overlook the beautiful ocean views and a breathtaking sunset at the end of the day.

White Grace

Wifi Available

Address: Pigi Rethymnou
Accommodates: 10

Parking Tennis court Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms

10. Villa overlooking the ocean (from USD 92)

Roussa Village sits at the top of an incline, giving you amazing views overlooking the Meditteranean Sea and the Bay of Sitia, the latter of which is only a five-minute drive away. There are two villas, a one-bedroom and a two-bedroom. Each of them has a fully-equipped kitchen, washing machine, a spa bath, and a sitting area. There is also a private balcony in each villa, which overlooks the shared outdoor pool. There is free private parking at the estate.

Roussa Village

Wifi Available

Address: Plagia Roussas Eklissias
Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

Relax in style

Each one of these beautiful villas is sure to bring you that luxury and extravagance you seek for your perfect holiday in Crete. Find the perfect villa for you and enjoy your own private paradise in the comfort of the villa.

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