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Villa Aoriete

Chania, Crete, Greece

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A lovely villa in the heart of Crete’s legendary ‘Zorba’ country, this is a chic and luxurious house, offering excellent service in a timeless country setting, with terrific coastal views.

In brief

  • Mesmerising sea views
  • Contemporary design
  • Walk to taverna

About the villa

Oozing style and quality, from its airy rooms to its very contemporary bathrooms, this house is as calm and beautiful as the serene views from its terraces. The villa uses unique wall hangings and striking artworks to complement décor in cool natural colours. Pale aqua and powder blue highlights soften the look of a sleek and contemporary dining kitchen, raised a couple of steps above the sitting room with its wood burning stove and sliding doors to a stylishly furnished outdoor lounge. Each of the four bedrooms has WiFi, satellite TV, luxury bedlinen and en suite bathroom or hydro-massage shower. One is at ground level, two open out to sea view balconies, and the master suite, crowning the house, boasts a king size four-poster, a mini-kitchen for morning coffee, and a roof terrace with a hot tub and fantastic views of the sea and White Mountains. 

Outside, a hammock is set on the sun deck and an al fresco dining area overlooks the infinity pool. Aoriete is 300m from Kokkino Chorio village square, 1.5km from unspoilt Koutalas beach, and 4km from lively Almyrida beach with water sports, cafés and fish tavernas.

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Villa details


ground floor

  • Open-plan living room opening to shaded furnished area and pool terrace with few steps up to kitchen and dining area
  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite opening to pool terrace. This room is suitable for wheelchair access. Ramps can be provided to enter the property and handles can be provided in the shower room
  • Cloakroom

first floor

  • Utility room
  • Double bedroom with bathroom en suite opening to terrace
  • Twin bedroom (can be made as king size bed) with shower room en suite opening to balcony

second floor

  • Kitchenette (coffee machine, small fridge, sink)
  • Master double bedroom with shower room en suite (hydromassage shower) opening to private balcony. Hot tub with shaded pergola


Children's Facilities

  • Complimentary cot
  • Complimentary high chair
  • Baby monitor

Cooking Outdoors

  • Gas barbecue


  • WiFi
  • Playstation 3
  • Satellite LED TV (in living and bedroom)
  • iPad mini (loaded with useful information)
  • Apple TV
  • Wireless music system with docking station

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning throughout

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee machine (Illy espresso machine, 21 capsules complimentary)
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • 9m x 5.5m
  • Ladder Access
  • Pool towels
  • Children's area

Something Special

  • Hot tub
  • Luxury Apivita bathroom amenities
  • Bathrobes

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe (large enough for laptop)
  • Selection of pillows (allergy proof, latex & orthopedic)
  • Safe (large enough for laptop)
  • Selection of pillows (allergy proof, latex & orthopedic)
Master double bedroom opening to terrace
Master double bedroom opening to terrace

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome hamper with homemade products
  • Maid service 1 hours per day 5 day(s) per week


  • 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


A CV Representative 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.



  • 300m (steep uphill walk) to the village square (well stocked mini market, taverna)
  • Medical centre 1.5km

places of interest

  • Chania 27km


  • Koutalas: Secluded and unspoilt beach, close to the edge of Cape Drepano with interesting cave formations, no facilities 1.5km
  • Almirida beach 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 3km
  • Kalives: sandy beach with facilities 6km
  • Kiani Akti or Blue Beach (1km after Kalives): Long quiet beach with facilities 7km
  • Kera: Sandy beach between Kalives and Almirida with no facilities, ideal for those who prefer less crowded sites 5km. Koutalas: Isolated and unspoilt beach, close to the edge of Cape Drepano with interesting cave formations, no facilities 1.5km
  • Small rocky bay with green and blue deep waters ideal for snorkelling and windsurfing 8km


  • Chania 35km
  • Heraklion 130km
About the area


Average weather

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.