Villa Clotho

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Sleeps: 8 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Villa/House
Wow Factor
Modern Self-Catered Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite

Situated on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Souda near Chania, the superb Villa Clotho has both a wonderful city and a host of idyllic beaches within easy reach. On Crete’s northern coast, this designer, 4-bedroom villa offers an impressive level of luxury, featuring multi-level terraces with a heated infinity pool and hot tub with views across the bay.

This villa makes it easy to embrace the outdoor lifestyle, with its numerous terraces offering room to dine or lounge in full view of the ocean. Sun loungers are positioned on all sides of the infinity pool, and younger guests get to enjoy the Aegean outlook from a games area with ping pong and table football. A barbecue area with table and chairs is ideal for the whole group to get together over drinks and nibbles.

Inside the house, you can get fit and have fun in the gym/playroom – a multi-purpose space with a cross-trainer, running machine, flatscreen TV and even a PS4. This room also offers a sleeping area on a double sofa-bed.

On the same level as the pool, you have the main living area with a leather corner sofa, TV and Sonos music system, as well as a dining area and an attractive Italian kitchen, complete with a dishwasher, microwave and stool seating at the central granite-topped island.

Four bedrooms all feature fitted wardrobes, handmade furniture, sleek and modern en-suite bathrooms and private balcony terraces with a spectacular sea view. Two rooms have king-size beds, while the other two have twin beds, which can be converted to kings as needed. In two of the bathrooms, you will find a bathtub as well as a walk-in shower and underfloor heating.

Fully air-conditioned and with heat-reflective windows and insect screens, this villa offers supreme comfort with every detail considered. You can also make use of the services of a private chef or babysitter, and excursions from boat trips to helicopter rides can also be arranged.

With Chania around a 45-minute drive away, it’s easy to experience this beautiful waterfront city. The villa is only 800m from the sea at Kokkino Chorio, and there are many more beaches within driving distance – the stunning lagoons of Balos and Elafonisi come highly recommended.

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What you should know…

  • Full cleaning and linen and towel changes are provided once a week at this villa. Additional cleaning is available at an extra charge
  • A car is essential for getting around the island – you can hire one at Chania International Airport, around 45 minutes’ drive from the villa
  • The outdoors area showcases the most beautiful views, but also some steep drops - it may not be the most suitable villa for those with toddlers

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Gym/Fitness Room Table Tennis Table Football Seaview

The Villa

Villa Clotho is an impressive home that has been built in a hill near Chania. There are four bedrooms and it accommodates up to 10 guests.

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living and dining room with pool terrace access
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Twin bedroom (can be made Kingsize) with en-suite shower room and private balcony
- Guest toilet

First Floor (entrance floor)
- Kingsize bedroom with en-suite shower room and private balcony
- Twin bedroom (can be made Kingsize) with en-suite shower room and private balcony

Lower Ground
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Playroom with sofa bed and fitness area

Exterior Grounds
- Infinity swimming pool
- Poolside shower
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Pool deck with hot tub
- Pergola with dining area
- Outdoor kitchen area with charcoal barbecue
- Outdoor game area with table tennis and table football
- Mediterranean garden
- Covered parking

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- Bluewave stereo system outdoors
- Sonos Bluetooth music system indoors
- PlayStation 4
- Slippers
- Dimmer switches
- Heated pool (with solar panels)
- Hairdryers
- Toiletries
- Running machine and cross trainer exercise machine
- Electrical pool cover to retain the heat during nighttime
- Alarm
- Sofa bed in playroom sleeps 1 adult & 1 child or 2 children

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Clotho
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Surrounded by stunning beaches and offering an enticing mix of history and modernity, the city of Chania on Crete’s north coast is one of the highlights of this large, varied island. With a distinctive waterfront watched over by a Venetian-style lighthouse and eye-catching Ottoman Baths, this is one photogenic place.

The town’s highlights perhaps depend on what you are looking for. The aforementioned landmarks are joined by several museums, while fortresses and monasteries give the wider area yet more historical appeal. Look out for a mosque turned art gallery and the prison turned maritime museum while you are down by the harbour.

The town can boast an eclectic dining scene and no shortage of shops and cafes, lending a cosmopolitan feel the Old Town. Chania also packs in some entertainment venues, ranging from cinemas to nightclubs and the unique Aqua Creta water park.

There are plenty of beaches along the coast, and several are just a short distance from the centre of Chania. Golden Beach and Neo Chora are among the closest and provide a pleasant place to catch some sun, even if their proximity to town means they are busier than most. Crete’s most spectacular beach destinations, such as the isolated Balos and Elafonisi, are a fair drive away but rank among the world’s best.

Much closer is another place that makes for a relaxing day out, the Botanic Park and Gardens of Crete. A really captivating sight, this extensive area is filled with flowers, fragrant herb gardens and vineyards, and it makes a great alternative excursion if beaches aren’t your thing. In the same category, don’t miss the incredible Samaria Gorge, a hiking hotspot full of scenery that is a fine example of the beautiful Cretan countryside. And for something special, head over to Tzitzikas - a charming garden taverna surrounded by trees and running streams only 20-minute drive from the villa!

Read more about Chania

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Chania Airport

(37 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Souda Port

(22 km)

Nearest Village Kokkino Chorio

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Chania

(32 km)

Nearest Restaurant Ioannis Taverna

(1 km)

Nearest Beach Koutalas Beach (non-serviced)

(2.5 km)

Nearest Supermarket Kokkino Chorio Minimarket

(1 km)

Region

Head to the West side of Crete to find some of the best beaches and most charming villages in the island. Indulge yourself by visiting the unique Balos lagoon and jumping into its turquoise waters, or have a truly Cretan dining experience in one of the many tavernas by the sea and taste the delicious seafood on offer.

Find more about Chania and the rest of the Southernmost island in Greece with our travel guide below.

Download our Crete Travel Guide >>

How to reach Chania

There are two ways to reach Chania: either by flight or by ferry.

By plane:
Chania Airport (CHQ) is only a 20 minutes ride away from central Chania. During the summer months, frequents overseas and domestic flights are performed. In most of the cases, there are available buses that connect Chania city and most of the villas. You can also hire a car from one of the many rental companies at the airport, or alternatively get a taxi to bring you right to your doorstep.

By ferry:
If you choose to do an island-hopping trip and use the ferry as a method of transportation, then the closest port is in Souda, only 8km from the centre of Chania. Only ferries from Piraeus in Athens or Heraklion in Crete. Heraklion port has a wider choice: you can also take a ferry from other Greek islands like Santorini, Mykonos or Paros, but you will have to take a longer bus ride to reach your villa. You can easily book your ferry tickets using the link below or the booking engine.

Book your ferry tickets to Crete here >>

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

An ocean-view games area with ping pong and table football is just one of the special treats for the kids at Villa Clotho. This villa really is packed with features they will love – from the Smart TV and PlayStation to internet connection and a Bluetooth music system, it’s a place to entertain and be entertained. A magnificent hot tub is possibly the most relaxing place possible to enjoy their favourite tunes, and they could even make the playroom their own day and night – it’s equipped with a comfy sofa-bed.

The region is filled with amazing beaches, and with the nearest just a few minutes’ walk away, it’s easy to enjoy the sun and sand whenever they fancy. There’s always that infinity pool waiting for them too, and when they’ve had their swim, how about a family dinner from the barbecue?

Around the area, there’s plenty more they will want to check out. The Aqua Creta water-park is fun for kids and adults alike, with big slides and pools in a pretty setting. Boat trips are always an option too, or perhaps a visit to the wonderful Botanic Gardens will get them feeling at one with nature.

In Chania, there’s a whole lot more to see and do, from admiring the historical sights to dining on the harbourside terraces. Look out for the Minoan’s World 3D museum, complete with 9D movie experience, and the Municipal Market which is a great place to shop for local foodie treats.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Sailing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Xbox/Playstation/Wii
  • Heated Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football

Services Available

  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Weekly Housekeeping Included

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1000 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Pool heating charge? Included in the rental price. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures as solar panels.
Tax Included in the rental price
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Please note the 10th and 11th guests sleep on the playroom's sofa bed, which can comfortably accommodate 1 adult & 1 child or 2 children

The Greek government requires owners to collect a Tourist Climate Tax, your property manager will collect this in cash:

March-October €10 per night per unit

November-February €4 per night per unit

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £10,417
Sep 1st 2024 - Apr 30th 2025 £8,684
Apr 30th 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £8,684
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 £10,417
Aug 31st 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 £8,684

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €12,414
Sep 1st 2024 - Apr 30th 2025 €10,348
Apr 30th 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €10,348
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 €12,414
Aug 31st 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 €10,348

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 17th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $13,576
Sep 1st 2024 - Apr 30th 2025 $11,317
Apr 30th 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $11,317
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 $13,576
Aug 31st 2025 - Jan 18th 2026 $11,317

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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