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Chania, Crete, Greece

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Rustic chic meets modern sleek at this luxury villa in Crete. Close to a cluster of beaches, and set on a hilltop for superb views, it offers service, style and fine facilities for five-star comfort

In brief

  • Panoramic views
  • All bedrooms en suite
  • Contemporary design

About the villa

The largest of four immaculate Adeste Villas, Apollo occupies the highest level of the hill, enjoying panoramic views of the White Mountains and the blues of Souda Bay. The small but sumptuous complex sits at the edge of tranquil Kokkino Chorio, just a 300m stroll from the village square where ‘Zorba the Greek’ was filmed. With hiking trails virtually on the doorstep, historic Plaka 1.5km away, and four beaches within 6km including the sheltered sands of Kalyves and water sports at Almirida, all the ingredients for a fabulous holiday are within easy reach; and Adeste will happily make arrangements for tours, boat trips or horse-riding.

‘At home’ comforts are also assured with quality beds and luxury linen, WiFi and satellite TV in every room, and extra cossetting touches from in-villa massage to chef service. Contemporary, chic and arty, Apollo’s soft décor is splashed with accents in sea and sky blues; its four airy bedrooms each have en suite shower; and the open plan living space includes a breakfast kitchen and stylish sitting room. An al fresco dining patio overlooks the private pool, and a large upper terrace has a pergola and hot tub/Jacuzzi.

Villa details


ground floor

  • Open plan sitting room opening to pool terrace
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Double bedroom (queen size bed) with shower room en suite opening to balcony

first floor

  • Master double bedroom with four posted bed and bathroom (hydromassage shower) en suite opening to large furnished panoramic terrace
  • Twin bedroom (can be made as king size bed) with shower room en suite opening to balcony

second floor

  • Double (super king size bed) bedroom with shower room en suite opening to private furnished balcony, with hot tub


Children's Facilities

  • Complimentary cot
  • Complimentary high chair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Gas barbecue


  • WiFi
  • Playstation 3
  • Apple TV
  • Satellite LED TV
  • iPad Mini

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning (heat pump with individually controlled fan coil units)

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee machine
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • With children's area
  • Pool/Beach towels provided
  • 9m x 5.5m

Something Special

  • Hot tub
  • Bathrobes, slippers and luxury bathroom amenities
  • Lift

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Safe (suitable for laptop)
  • Safe (suitable for laptop)

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Maid service 1 hours per day 5 day(s) per week

Available on request at an additional cost

  • Laundry service
  • Pre-arrival grocery shopping
  • Massage/beauty therapist
  • Catering for special celebrations
  • Private chef
  • Packed meal delivery service
  • Restaurant delivery service
  • Cooking classes
  • Additional maid service
  • Group excursions
  • Tailor-made visits
  • Riding
  • Diving and snorkelling

Important Information

Changeover is Saturday in July or August, and for all other periods flexible. 


A CV Representative in Greece will be available by phone during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.


Arrival from 16:00. Departure by 10:00.


Please refer to the Health & Safety pages on this website.

EOT Tourist Licence number:




  • Kokkino Chorio 300m (steep uphill) minimarket and taverna
  • Medical centre 1.5km

places of interest

  • Chania 27km


  • Koutalas (1.5 km): Secluded and unspoilt beach, close to the edge of Cape Drepano with interesting cave formations, no facilities.
  • Almirida beach (3km): Two sandy beaches separated by a rocky peninsula. The larger has good facilities (sun beds, sea sport activities, fish restaurants, cafes) and shallow waters. Ideal for families.
  • Kalives beach (6km): sandy beach with facilities.
  • Kiani Akti or Blue Beach (1km after Kalives): Long quiet beach with facilities.
  • Kera (5km): Sandy beach between Kalives and Almirida with no facilities, ideal for those who prefer less crowded sites.
  • Koutalas (1.5 km): Isolated and unspoilt beach, close to the edge of Cape Drepano with interesting cave formations, no facilities.
  • Ombrogialos (8 km): Small rocky bay with green and blue deep watersideal for snorkelling and windsurfing.


  • Chania 35km
  • Heraklion 130km
About the area


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When it comes to sheer character and beauty, many consider Crete to be a true Grecian gem. It’s the country’s largest island with contrasting landscapes, a distinct culture and an atmosphere immersed in charm. It also offers a treasure trove of riches from villages steeped in tradition, the landmark White Mountains, secluded coves and architecture from the pages of history through to delightful coastal areas and lively resorts. It is Chania that some say is the most enticing; this is where you’ll find enchanting towns, a great range of beaches and pockets of local life untouched by the passage of time.

Find out more about Chania.



CV Villas is happy to book flights for our customers on scheduled, chartered or low cost airlines from London and regional UK airports. Please ask for details.


Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport or port of arrival, and in some cases the hire car can be delivered to the villa for an additional charge. Please ask for details.