Villa Mitos

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Modern Self-Catered Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Walk to Village

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The sophisticated luxury of Villa Mitos sprawls above the beautiful bay of Chania in Crete. From here you can watch the intoxicating sight of a morning sunrise or evening sunset, an unbeatable part of island life. Villa Mitos is designed with elegance and luxury in mind, but it’s still very much a home. Stunning in its simplicity, you’ll be ready to relax and recharge as soon as you close the door behind you.

You’re situated 800 meters from the spellbinding Cretan coast with its fluffy golden beaches and agate seas. Comfort and bliss are words synonymous with the area which is home to a number of traditional Greek villages with their relaxed and indulgent pace of living. You’ll find that the energy is infectious and in next to no time you’ll be prepared to drop down a gear and embrace this eternally inspiring island. Alongside diving into sleepy village life, you can explore a vast array of hidden coves and sandy beaches.

A suitable home for eight, the property contains three double bedrooms, a large cinema room with a sleeper sofa suitable for sleeping two, a sweeping outdoor dining and BBQ area and a wonderful heated infinity pool where you’ll undoubtedly spend much of your time. Another enchanting facet of the property is its numerous balconies and terraces which serve to showcase the best of Crete. Airy and spacious inside, the open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area give a sense of communal space ideal for quality family time. They say the devil is in the details and set across two floors, the layout, design and furnishings have been thought about conscientiously. The layout of the property guarantees that you’re able to enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you and that whether inside or outside you can make use of the light, airy space suffused with style.

The first master bedroom comes complete with a king-sized bed, and an en suite shower room and has access to a shared and private balcony which you can access through large sliding terrace windows. The second bedroom also comes complete with a king-size bed, en suite shower and a private balcony. From here, you can follow a staircase which leads to the main living area. On the ground floor, you’ll find the third double bedroom which has quick access to the private pool. Inside you can enjoy the open-plan living space perfect for rustling up meals, kicking back and watching the television and cosying up on any of the many seating areas. With fine views of the pool and bay, this is a truly tranquil space.

Outdoor living rules in Crete. Spend time in the great outdoors relaxing by the pool, reading on the terrace or firing up the BBQ for an al fresco meal which languishes into the night. If you’re aiming for lunch instead, you can use the covered pergola for shade and shelter. The neutral colours and sublime décor allow the natural colours of Crete to pop. Enjoy your stay in sublime luxury at Villa Mitos.

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What you should know…

  •  We found ‘cash is king’, in some of the more remote areas of the island including towns and villages, so best to always keep some cash on you.
  • Crete is a large island and is best explored by car, glad we booked in advance as we heard rentals can easily get booked out during the more popular months.
  •  The pace of life here is slow and easy, but we did get into the local habit of sitting and sipping an iced frappe at the local coffee shop every morning.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer TV Heating Seaview

The Villa

Villa Mitos is a 3 bedroom villa sleeping up to 8 guests, with private pool and sea views

Lower Floor

- Fully equiped kitchen
- Dining area
- Living area
- Double bedroom
- Guest W.C

Upper Floor
- Master bedroom with en suite
- Double bedroom with en suite

Outside grounds

- Infinity pool (the pool can be heated on request)
- Sunbathing area
- Barbecue and veranda
- Outside dining area complete with pergola for shade and a heater
- Gardens
- Outdoor kitchen

Additional Facilities
-Wi-Fi
-Heating
-Air Conditioning
-Sunbeds, Parasols
-Barbeque
-Satellite Television
-Alarm
-Safe box
-Dishwasher
-Hairdryer
-First Aid Kit
-Fire Extinguisher

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Mitos
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Watersports Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Crete is a fantastic travel destination. The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is full of warmth, history, culture, irresistible food, great beauty and an enviable pace of life. Close to your villa, you’ll find a shop, coffee shop, bar and two restaurants in the Kokkino Chorio village, a beautifully quiet destination where you can sink into a slower way of life.

A five-minute drive away is Plaka village – here you’ll find all the shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars you desire. Plaka is a great stop if you want to try international fare as well as traditional local dishes. As you might expect when living on an island, a huge selling point is the endless array of beaches. Spend a day swimming, sunbathing sensibly, diving, snorkelling, reading and relaxing amongst Cretan beauty. Close by you’ll find the mysteriously named ‘Secret Beach’ which is small but perfectly secluded and may feel like a rare find for your party. There are also shops, seafront restaurants and watersports to partake in making this a great destination for a day of both quiet calm and adrenaline-raising adventure. Consider paddle boarding, windsurfing, sailing, jet-skiing or a serene trip out on a pedalo.

Other beaches worth exploring are Agia, Marina, Platanias, Maleme, Falasarna and Kasteli. With a car at your disposal, all of the wonders of the island are before you.  
Head to the city of Chania where you can immerse yourself in history and culture. Here you can check out the lighthouse or maritime museum. For younger guests, Chania’s Minoa’s World is well worth a visit – it’s a glorious 9D experience that highlights the history of ancient Greece in a fully immersive way that brings history to life. The large town of Rethymnon is also well worth a visit and offers a flavour of something unique having a history and culture heavily influenced by Venice, Italy.

If you’re looking for captivating landscapes, Balos and Elafonisi are famous around the world for their bountiful beaches and languid lagoons. It’s an hour-and-a-half drive to make it to these beautiful locations and absolutely worth it. If you’re more of a night owl, Crete has the party scene locked down. Chania is certainly the place to be if you want a wild night out. If you’re looking for an island that embodies culture, history, ravishing beauty, mountains, beaches, monuments and magic, look no further than Crete.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Chania International Airport

(35.4km)

Nearest Restaurant Ioannis Taverna

(450m)

Nearest Beach Koutalas Beach

(2.6km)

Nearest Supermarket Local Supermrket

(500m)

Sightseeing Elephant Cave

(3.9km)

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.

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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.

Book your ferry tickets to Crete here >>

Kids

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

Crete is a highly popular tourist destination attracting people of all creeds. It’s especially popular with families and with good reason; it’s safe, secure, and stable and its inhabitants are warm and open-hearted. A truly pretty island, here you can find a way of life that can become truly hypnotic, a lulling sleepy sense that everything is going to be okay. But don’t worry about being bored. Crete is also primed for the adventure seekers amongst you. Owing to the island's popularity with families, you’ll easily make friends and meet dinner companions should you seek it. But if quality family time is what you prefer, you’ll get that in spades too.

The villa is ideally set up for families to enjoy. With a television complete with satellite channels, there’s also a beautiful pool which can be heated at your request. The open-plan space encourages eating, dining and relaxing as a family, but there are also private spaces for when you all need some alone time. The balconies and terraces act as little sips of the sanctuary.

You’re a hop, skip and a jump away from a shop, coffee shop and restaurant and being in between the calmer village of Kokkino Chorio and the larger village of Plaka, you can pick your environment based on your needs. Plaka, for example, has a wider choice of restaurants and bars and oodles of international food.
A huge draw of the island is its beaches. Spend a day diving, swimming, snorkelling or sunbathing. There is a plethora of watersports to indulge in too including paddle boarding and jet-skiing. The serene calm of the island will feel a world away as you take to the water. Enjoy the beauty of ‘Secret Beach’ and head to Balos and Elafonisi for truly spellbinding views. Here you’ll find some of the most gorgeous beaches and lagoons the world has to offer.

For nightlife and optimal busyness, head to Chania which is alive with history and culture. There are plenty of parties to be had here, interesting museums, immersive experiences and quaint lighthouses. Rethymnon is an area tinged with Venetian history and an absolute must-see. An absolute must on the island is a day at a water park. There are many to choose from but we’d suggest Aqua Creta or Watercity Waterpark. However you want to spend your time, boredom isn’t on the menu.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Watersports
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following: 

- Cook/catering
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

 

 

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €1,000 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
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.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that on occasions, in Greece, extremes in weather can cause water and/ or electric supply to be cut or reduced. Services are normally restored as soon as possible.
Changeover day flexible.
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.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access is included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on the local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service.
Other 2 If clients wish to have an extra cleaning midweek, including change of towels,linen and a quick clean in the villa it is upon request and has extra cost €350 payable locally.

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
Feb 27th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 £3,945
Apr 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £4,560
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £6,463
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £8,029
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £6,463
Oct 1st 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 £4,560
Mar 31st 2025 - May 31st 2025 £4,560
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £6,463
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 £8,029

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 27th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 €4,290
Apr 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €4,958
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €7,027
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €8,729
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €7,027
Oct 1st 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 €4,958
Mar 31st 2025 - May 31st 2025 €4,958
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €7,027
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 €8,729

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 27th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 $4,653
Apr 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $5,378
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $7,622
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $9,469
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $7,622
Oct 1st 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 $5,378
Mar 31st 2025 - May 31st 2025 $5,378
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $7,622
Jun 30th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 $9,469

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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