Villa Kalaria

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Sleeps: 4 - 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2


Pool Villa/House Modern Self-Catered Ideal for Kids Hot Tub


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Villa Kalaria is a sublime home situated in an idyllic location that perfectly captures the island’s magnificent sunshine. Positioned on a hillside, the home is ideal for those with a large appreciation for nature. It also means you’ll enjoy exceptional vistas over the town below.

The home boasts a bright and spacious interior that emphasises dazzling natural light through large windows that look out onto the garden. A high ceiling accentuates the lovely space in the living room which possesses comfy chairs and a cosy fireplace. Adjacent to the lounge, you’ll find an attractive dining area for eight.

Kids will love sharing the bunk beds that are in one of the bedrooms. This room also comes with access to the garden. From all of the bedrooms, guests will be able to admire panoramic views over Chania. The kitchen is stylish and equipped with a bar and bar stools, providing a great breakfast spot.

Villa Kalaria allows you to gaze over brilliant vistas over the island’s lovely natural beauty. Outdoors, a swinging chair, daybeds and sun loungers are placed beside the sparkling private pool. Here, you can make the most of Crete’s glorious sun rays. Guests will discover a charming seating area on the sheltered veranda where al fresco meals and casual get-togethers can be enjoyed.

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What you should know…

  • One of the bedrooms features bunk beds and may therefore be better suited to children sharing
  • The pool and jacuzzi can be heated for an extra daily charge

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Satellite TV Games Room Table Tennis Pool/Snooker Seaview

The Villa

Villa Kalaria is an outstanding holiday home, located in the hill on top of Souda, which gives breath-taking views of Chania. It has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and it can accommodate up to 8 people

- Open-plan living room and dining room
- Modern fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Bedroom with double bed, en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe
- Bedroom with double bed
- Bedroom with twin single beds
- Bedroom with bunk beds
- Family bathroom
- Games room with gym equipment, table tennis and pool table
- Hot tub

Exterior Grounds
- Heated swimming pool (50.sqm)
- Sunbeds
- Sun loungers
- Covered al fresco dining space
- Barbecue
- Lawn

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- TV
- Iron & board
- Travel cot & highchair available on request
- Helipad
- Parking
- Pool and Jacuzzi heating- extra charge


About the surrounding area of Villa Kalaria
Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Villa Kalaria is located nearby the village of Tsikalaria which sits at the foot of the mountain ‘Malaxa.’ This is an extremely traditional village that still uses the blossom of sour orange trees to produce rose water. The quaint village is charming to simply wander around and boasts plenty of sights to see. Many festivals and celebrations take place in the village, including The St. Antoine festival, The St. John festival and the rosewater festival that takes place during the springtime.
The Byzantine church of Panagia in the village is a beautiful piece of architecture worth seeing. In the centre of the village lies a Turkish mosque as well as the village’s central spring water fountain. The mosque was previously a church dedicated to St. Nicolas and is also home to a Turkish coffee shop. The church of St. Antoine is another great attraction which features a newly renovated bell tower.

Kalamaki is a quiet nearby beach famous for being a mecca for turtles. It’s common to see baby turtles hatch and then crawl into the sea on this beach. As well as watching the turtles go by, visitors to Kalamaki can rent a sun lounger and parasol for the day and enjoy the dazzling sunshine. There is also a local taverna situated nearby where authentic Greek dishes can be enjoyed.

Read more about Chania

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Chania Airport

(15 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Chania - Souda

(5 km)

Nearest Town/City Chania

(7 km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurants

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Kalami Beach

(12 km)

Nearest Supermarket Supermarket

(1 km)


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.

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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.

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

Crete, the largest Greek island, offers a plethora of exciting and educational activities for kids, making it an ideal family destination. With its rich history, stunning landscapes, and warm Mediterranean climate, children can immerse themselves in a world of fun and learning.

Beaches are a highlight, and kids can enjoy building sandcastles, playing beach volleyball, and splashing in the crystal-clear waters. Water parks like Aqua Plus and Limnoupolis provide thrilling water slides and pools for endless entertainment. The Cretaquarium offers a captivating underwater world, showcasing marine life from the Mediterranean Sea, sparking curiosity about the oceans.

Exploring ancient ruins and historical sites like the Palace of Knossos can be an exciting adventure, where children can learn about the Minoan civilization and Greek mythology. The Heraklion Archaeological Museum displays fascinating artifacts, bringing history to life.

For nature lovers, Samaria Gorge offers a family-friendly hike amidst breathtaking scenery, while Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete introduces children to diverse plant life and animals.

Kids can also experience Cretan culture through cooking classes, learning to prepare traditional dishes like dakos and loukoumades.



Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games
  • Heated Pool
  • Games Room
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Welcome basket 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 services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit There is no security deposit, but should there be any damage or loss caused by you or your guests during your stay you will be liable for the cost.
Arrival time 16.00
Departure time 10.00
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
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.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 7-night minimum stay
Pets welcome? No pets
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool & Jacuzzi heating, there will be an additional charge of €70 (to be paid locally on arrival). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 8, it will cost an additional £23 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 25th 2024 £3,239
Mar 25th 2024 - May 27th 2024 £3,846
May 27th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 £4,777
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 £6,315
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 28th 2024 £3,846
Oct 28th 2024 - Mar 24th 2025 £3,239
Mar 24th 2025 - May 26th 2025 £3,846
May 26th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 £4,777

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 8, it will cost an additional €25 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 25th 2024 €3,542
Mar 25th 2024 - May 27th 2024 €4,206
May 27th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 €5,224
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 €6,906
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 28th 2024 €4,206
Oct 28th 2024 - Mar 24th 2025 €3,542
Mar 24th 2025 - May 26th 2025 €4,206
May 26th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 €5,224

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 8, it will cost an additional $27 per person per night.

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 25th 2024 $3,816
Mar 25th 2024 - May 27th 2024 $4,531
May 27th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 $5,628
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 $7,440
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 28th 2024 $4,531
Oct 28th 2024 - Mar 24th 2025 $3,816
Mar 24th 2025 - May 26th 2025 $4,531
May 26th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 $5,628

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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