Best Luxury Villas In Crete

Crete, the largest gem in the crown of Greek islands, is where a tapestry of natural beauty unfolds. Its shores are adorned with pristine beaches, charming harbours, and idyllic tavernas, all framed by historic architecture, majestic mountains, and serene valleys. Wander through quaint villages and hamlets, where the authentic essence of the island whispers through cobblestone streets, while the vibrant pulse of nightlife beckons in Heraklion. Venture along the pristine shores, where an array of exquisite restaurants, top-tier hotels, and chic bars await, promising a fusion of indulgence and sophistication.

Our curated selection of luxury villas in Crete showcases refined elegance with each villa offering first-class facilities and finished to the highest of standards. From secluded retreats overlooking the azure Aegean Sea to palatial estates nestled amidst verdant landscapes – read on to discover more.

Elounda Villa – Welcome Beyond

This beautiful beachfront villa is just a few minutes walk to the shops and restaurants of Elounda with additional amenities in Agios Nikos approximately 15 minutes away by car. Welcoming up to 10 guests in its 5 bedrooms (4 ensuite and an additional bathroom), Elounda Villa is a modern and comfortable villa with sleek lines, neutral colours, sea views and lots of natural light. Accommodating those with limited mobility, there are doors wide enough to allow wheelchair access and a bedroom on the ground floor. Every bedroom has small extras such as slippers, bathrobes and toiletries. Externally guests can enjoy the swimming pool with jacuzzi and lush gardens. A maid and concierge service is included and guests can benefit from additional services including private chef, excursions and more on request.

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Out of This World – The Plum Guide

Situated on a hilltop overlooking the northwest coast of Crete, the aptly named Out of this World villa ensures guests have the opportunity to switch off and enjoy the surroundings. With the private pool, home spa, gym, home cinema, pool bar and concierge service with extras including a private chef and masseuse available – the villa really does allow for sheer rest and relaxation. Sleeping up to 12 guests, the villa has 5 ensuite bedrooms and one extra toilet. A food hamper is provided on arrival and staff include a maid and garden and pool maintenance. A car is recommended if guests wish to explore what Crete has to offer, with the nearest beach around 20 minutes away and 10 minutes’ drive to the heart of Chania. Chania International Airport is less than 15 minutes away by car.

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Villa Zorba – Olivers Travels

On the Akrotiri peninsula coastline, overlooking the bay of Chania, Villa Zorba and its contemporary architecture can be seen as one of the most exclusive properties in the area. With various materials used in its design and unique interior design, guests will experience an inimitable property. The airport is just 5km from the villa and there are lovely local towns, unspoiled by tourism, nearby. Boasting four bedroom suites and two living spaces, one of which can be used as a fifth bedroom, up to 10 guests can enjoy modern minimalism. The sea views are the star of the show and can be seen from the majority of rooms and spaces around the villa. Externally, guests can enjoy the 50m heated infinity pool, barbeque area, or experience the turquoise waters of the sea via a private path. A private chef, welcome hamper, childcare services and more can all be arranged on request.

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Villa Watersun – AK Villas

With its own ocean access and direct pathway to the beach, Villa Watersun is a fantastic choice for a large group looking for a luxurious break in Crete. Sleeping up to 11 people across 6 ensuite bedrooms, guests have the benefit of privacy and luxury whilst being close to the bright lights of Heraklion within a 20-minute drive, if authentic Greek fishing villages are more your vibe, they can also be found at nearby Agia Pelagia. Features of the villa include a hammam with relaxation area, shower and WC, infinity pool with jacuzzi area, waterfall jet, against-current swimming function, open-air shower, changing rooms, a barbeque, outdoor dining area and private access to the sea. An on-call concierge service is included.

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