Villa Sarna

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5


Pool Villa/House Modern Self-Catered Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite Parking Space

Villa Sarna is set on a hill, surrounded by olive groves, with breathtaking turquoise blue sea views. It is one of three newly-built, gorgeous villas in the Falasarna Luxury Villas development at Falasarna. The villa would suit a large family or a group of friends. It sleeps, twelve guests.
Falasarna beach is located at the western base of the stunning Cape Gramvousa on the far west of Crete, 59km west of Chania Town and 17km west of Kissamos. Falasarna is famous for its wonderful beach. It is also close to the fabulous Balos and Elafonisi beaches which adorn many holiday posters.
Villa Sarna has a fantastic design, making the most of its hillside position and ensuring the best views possible from all of the rooms. The sunsets are incredible. You can sit on the terrace or the balconies to enjoy these. Most of the rooms have full-length windows and doors, so the whole villa is incredibly light and cheerful. Though contemporary in design, great use has been made of traditional stone materials with wooden beamed ceilings to create a warm, comfortable ambience. There are splashes of sea blue colours to give the villa a true ‘house by the sea’ feel.
The terrace is very special with a lovely, heated infinity pool and a fantastic outdoor lounge and dining area under a beautiful, modern canopy. It is very easy to imagine relaxing and enjoying a few drinks and alfresco dinner watching the gorgeous sunsets here.
The ground floor is home to one of the delightful bedrooms with an excellent, sparkling ensuite bathroom as well as the open-plan living, dining and kitchen area. This airy, elegant space offers guests ravishing views and comfort. The kitchen is sleek and very well fitted. The living space flows marvellously into a further relaxation area facing the terrace and the sea. It is a perfect spot for a cup of coffee and to read a book.
The remaining four double bedrooms are upstairs. They are a mix of twin and double beds, and all have access to a furnished balcony with ravishing sea views. The ensuite bathrooms are all beautiful. Villa Sarna is a great choice for a family or friends holiday. It offers a secluded, peaceful setting with astounding views and close proximity to a fabulous beach.

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What you should know…

  • While the villa has an excellent position, we recommend hiring a car for this villa
  • Those travelling in groups of 12 should note that two guests will need to make use of the living room sofa beds

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Washing Machine Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV Parking Space Seaview

The Villa

Villa Sarna is one of two luxurious villas in the vicinities of Falassarna beach. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms, it accommodates up to 12 guests.

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living and dining area with sofa beds and seating for 10
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room
- Cloakroom

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed, en-suite shower room and balcony access
- Bedroom with double bed, en-suite shower room and balcony access
- Bedroom with twin beds, en-suite shower room and balcony access
- Bedroom with twin beds, en-suite shower room and balcony access

Exterior Grounds

- Private swimming pool
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Two level terrace
- Shaded dining area
- Seating area
- Hammock
- Gas barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- TV
- Hairdryer
- Washing machine
- Parking


About the surrounding area of Villa Sarna
Beach Nearby Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Falasarna Beach has won various awards and accolades as a top beach in Europe with its silver sands and turquoise blue sea. Ruins of the ancient Greco-Roman city of Falasarna are located at the northern end of the beach. There are several companies offering watersports as well as beach bars and cafes and sun loungers to rent. The bay is actually made up of 5 beaches so you can always find a quiet spot if you wish.
Elafonisi is to the south of Falasarna. The small island is a nature lovers paradise and is reached by wading through the shallow water. The white and pink sandy beaches are beautiful though without shade on the island. The island is an internationally classified nature reserve and home to more than 100 rare plants. Elafonisi is a great place to windsurf. You will see many windsurfers to the left of the sandbank, enjoying the prevailing winds.
Balos Lagoon beach adorns many posters, being one of the most photographed beaches in Greece. The lagoon has silvery-white sand, often with a pink hue and white, vivid blue and turquoise waters. The lovely warm water is shallow and perfect for young children. The water is deeper and ideal for snorkelling beyond the rocks at the boundaries of the lagoon. Nature lovers adore this protected beach with its rare flora and fauna. Eleonora falcons, shags and cormorants nest in the caves and the area is a shelter for protected monk seal and loggerhead sea turtle. There are no cafes or shops other than on the ferries so you need to be organised.  Balos can be reached via a bumpy road by car or by boat. Many ferries leave from Kissamos on a daily basis.
It is very atmospheric wandering along the market stalls in the narrow lanes of Chania Old Town. The bars and waterfront restaurants are very buzzy, and there are often musicians playing around the old Venetian harbour. The Old Town is very busy so it is good to book some of the more popular rooftop restaurants. The sunsets are breathtaking with the Venetian lighthouse a focal point plus you can board a boat in the harbour for a sunset cruise. Don’t forget your camera if you take a walk along the harbour wall to the lighthouse! Another way to get about is to take a segway tour.
Active guests may enjoy some of the challenging hikes around the many gorges on the island. The Topolia Gorge and Agia Sofia Cave is on the way to Elafonisi in one of the mountains in Kastsomatado village. It is quite a climb but a great chance to do something different and break the drive. Make sure you are not wearing flipflops though!
Crete is a large island with stunning scenery, incredible beaches and fabulous restaurants though it is easy to take a day trip to the island of Santorini where you can marvel at the blue and white buildings typical of the island. You can admire the unique views from the village of Oia, swim off the black sand beach of Perissa, enjoy Fira and catch a boat to the caldera of a volcano.

Read more about Chania

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Chania Airport

(70 km)

Nearest Town/City Kissamos


Nearest Village Platanos


Nearest Restaurant Spilios


Nearest Supermarket Synka Supermarket


Nearest Beach Falasarna Beach



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

Children will love Falasarna, Elafonisi and Balos beaches. Some have watersports to enjoy whilst others are just for relaxing, splashing and swimming. There are several surf schools, including Kalo Surf at Kissamos and several opportunities to learn to stand-up paddleboard.
Chania Town offers a great deal for families. Minoan’s World of 3D Museum and 9D Cinema is an informative and fun immersive cinema where you can learn about the Minoan history while enjoying 11 effects. You can take a glass-bottom boat tour from the harbour to view the flora and fauna and swim and snorkel around the shallow waters of the tiny island of Lazaretto.
Limnoupolis is a water park close to Chania boasting 11 exciting waterslides, including 100m giant slides, free-fall slides, triple twist sliders, the relaxing 130m crazy river as well as a huge swimming pool with a diving platform and a relaxation area.
Another fun adventure would be to gallop on the beach or to take a tour of the Cretan mountains on horseback from Georgioupolis. You can arrange fascinating nature walks, exciting beach rides, beautiful mini-safaris, relaxing day trips to the unique lake of Kournas and the waterfalls of Argiroupoli. The Kournas Lake is 28km west of Rethymno and 4km from Georgioupolis. Surrounded by the White Mountains, it is very picturesque and is a great place for a picnic. There are restaurants and cafes too and paddleboats to rent.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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


Oliver's Extras

  • Housekeeping once a week 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 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 17.00
Departure time 11.00
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 5-night minimum stay, this may be increased to 7-nights across peak dates
Pets welcome? No pets
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €80 per day (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. Please request this service in advance at the time of booking.
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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 5th 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 - £2,411 £3,376
Apr 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 £1,593 £1,991 £2,787
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - £2,517 £3,523
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - £3,229 £4,520
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 15th 2024 - - £6,800
Jul 15th 2024 - Aug 21st 2024 - - £7,389
Aug 21st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - £6,800
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - - £5,280
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 - £2,411 £3,376
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 £1,593 £1,991 £2,787

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 5th 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 - €2,612 €3,657
Apr 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 €1,725 €2,157 €3,019
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - €2,726 €3,816
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - €3,497 €4,896
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 15th 2024 - - €7,366
Jul 15th 2024 - Aug 21st 2024 - - €8,004
Aug 21st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - €7,366
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - - €5,719
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 - €2,612 €3,657
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 €1,725 €2,157 €3,019

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 5th 2023 - Apr 1st 2024 - $2,735 $3,829
Apr 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 $1,807 $2,259 $3,162
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - $2,854 $3,996
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 - $3,662 $5,127
Jul 1st 2024 - Jul 15th 2024 - - $7,713
Jul 15th 2024 - Aug 21st 2024 - - $8,381
Aug 21st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - $7,713
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - - $5,989
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 - $2,735 $3,829
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 7th 2025 $1,807 $2,259 $3,162

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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