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Villa Levanda

Chania, Crete, Greece

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A stylish house with spectacular views over countryside to the nearby coast, Levanda offers modern comforts in a blissful spot for undisturbed relaxation yet within strolling distance of the village.

In brief

  • Walk to shops and restaurants
  • Contemporary design
  • Fabulous views

About the villa

A contemporary version of the classic Greek villa, this three storey house is tiered into the hillside overlooking the village of Gavalochori, a ten minute walk away. With terraces at every level enjoying peaceful panoramas, over timeless olive groves to the blue of the bay beyond, Villa Levanda utilises traditional island architecture, then adapts it for 21st century living. So there are feature walls in exposed stone and huge arched windows framing fabulous views, but now they blend beautifully with very chic décor, in crisp white, soft taupe and shades of silvery grey.

Each of the three bedrooms has an en suite shower room; and on the entrance level, at the top of the house, a high raftered ceiling tops an airy social space, encompassing a sleek white kitchen, dining and sitting areas, and opening on to a dining terrace beside the swimming pool. The villa is equipped with WiFi, satellite TV, and an underfloor heating/cooling system, and offers cook service to add to its idyllically leisurely feel. With a bakery and low key tavernas in the village, the beaches of Kalyves and Almyrida are just a 4-6km drive away.

Villa details


ground floor

  • Open plan sitting room with dining and kitchen opening to two terraces and a balcony
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility room

middle floor

  • Master double bedroom with bathroom en suite and separate shower opening to terrace
  • Walk-in wardrobe

lower floor

  • Double bedroom with shower room en suite and sitting room/playroom with mini fridge and sink
  • Twin bedroom with shower room en suite


Children's Facilities

  • Complimentary cot
  • Complimentary high chair

Cooking Outdoors

  • Portable barbecue


  • Satellite TV (limited English speaking channels)
  • DVD Player
  • CD player

Keeping Cool

  • Air conditioning
  • Under floor heating and cooling

Kitchen Essentials

  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Nespresso machine
  • Wine fridge
  • Hob
  • Oven

Private Pool

  • 10m x 6m
  • 0.6m x 2.1m deep
  • Built-in steps
  • Ladder Access
  • Pool towels
  • Saline treatment

Something Special

  • Bathrobes

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Hairdryers

Service & Staffing


  • Maid service 2 day(s) per week
  • Welcome basket

Available on request at an additional cost

  • Pre-arrival grocery delivery available for €30 fee
  • Massage/beauty therapist
Sitting room opening to terrace
Sitting room opening to terrace

Important Information


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 11:00

Please note late arrivals will be charged €30 if meeting the villa host after 21:00.


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

EOT Tourist Licence number: 1042K123K2951301



  • 2 tavernas, bakery, 2 food shops in Gavalochori 10 minutes walk


  • Almyrida beach (4.5km): 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 (8km): sandy beach with facilities
  • Kiani Akti or Blue Beach (1km after Kalives): Long quiet beach with facilities
  • Kera (7km): Sandy beach between Kalives and Almirida with no facilities, ideal for those who prefer less crowded sites
  • Koutalas (9km): Secluded and unspoilt beach, close to the edge of Cape Drepano with interesting cave formations, no facilities
  • Ombrogialos (9.5km): Small rocky bay with green and blue deep waters ideal for snorkelling and windsurfing


  • Chania 35km
  • Heraklion 150km
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.