Escape to a cool villa with sublime views over the blue seas of Crete. Dream the hours away – gazing at the stunning Greek sunsets across the bay from the heated infinity pool or chilling out with a cocktail in the hot tub.
Sleeping up to 10 people, our villa is a perfect treat for all of the family. While the adults relax by the pool or enjoy dining outdoors by the BBQ, the kids can keep themselves busy playing ping pong, table football or on the PlayStation.
Perched high on the cliffs over the bay of Souda near to Chania in Crete, Villa Akri (meaning the ‘Edge’) is a stunning, new, designer villa with gorgeous views over the valley and sea below.
Whether you are friends or family wishing to get together or you are planning a romantic holiday, the villa has been designed and equipped to cater for all of your needs.
The villa has 4 main bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and fitted wardrobes. There are 2 bedrooms having king size double beds with under-lit multi coloured LED lighting and 2 twin bedrooms with large single beds. The twin beds can also be made into king size double beds on request. Each of the bedrooms have outstanding views over the sea and all have their own private balconies. They all have en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers and 2 bedrooms also have private baths. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and are equipped with handmade bedside cabinets and furniture. Hairdryers are provided in all bedrooms.
On the lower level, there is a playroom/gym with a double sofa bed which can sleep a further 2 people. It houses a 42 inch flat screen TV and Playstation PS4 with many games built-in, a running machine and a cross trainer exercise machine.
There is free WiFi available both throughout the house and all outside areas.
The main living area is on the swimming pool level and has a leather corner sofa and a dining table seating up to 8 people It has a 49 inch flat screen TV with satellite channels and a Sonos Bluetooth music system.
An Italian kitchen leads off the living area level and is fully equipped and has a central granite covered island with high stools It has a built in microwave, oven, hob, dishwasher and wine cooler.
There is a separate utility room with washing machine dryer, ironing board and iron.
Available for rental year round, the villa has full air conditioning units in every room and under floor heating and heated towel rails in the bathrooms.
All windows in the villa are fitted with insect screens and they have electrically operated roller shutters. All glass windows have been treated with sun reflective material to reduce summer temperatures inside the villa
Slippers and towels, including pool towels are provided for all guests.
Full cleaning and linen and towel changes are provided once per week,
An alarm is also installed at the villa
Dimmer switches are fitted in rooms throughout the villa
The villa is set in fully landscaped gardens and has a heated infinity swimming pool and a separate hot tub where you can relax at the end of the day and enjoy the amazing sunsets over the valley.
The swimming pool and hot tub are surrounded by spacious terraces all having glass balconies to maximize the views. The fully tiled pool is heated by solar panels and also has an electrically operated swimming pool cover to retain the heat during the night time. The separate sunken hot tub is set in decking and has illuminated headrests,40 jets, a waterfall, LED control panel and a Bluewave stereo system.
An outdoor shower is located next to the swimming pool entrance.
There is an outside covered dining area with panoramic views which has a built in charcoal BBQ, fridge and sink.
An outside games area has table football and a table tennis table (ping pong)
The villa has been designed with multiple terraces, balconies and sunbathing areas around the house and is set in lovely walled private gardens with flowers and trees and electrically operated entrance gate.
A covered parking area is situated at the front of the villa.
There are sunbeds available for all guests with outside seating areas and sofas all around the terraces. All outside furniture is from the Alexander Rose company.
Featured items at the villa:
Stunning sea, mountain and sunset views
4 main bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
A playroom/gym with extra sofa bed
Heated infinity swimming pool with electric pool cover
Sunken hot tub with built in music system
Fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops,induction hob, oven, microwave, dual zone wine cooler,dishwasher
Free WiFi inside and outside of house
Fully Landscaped gardens
External dining area with built in charcoal BBQ, outside fridge and sink
King size beds with under lit LED lighting
Bathroom cabinets with under lit LED lighting
Walk – in showers
Utility room with washing machine and dryer
Electric entrance gate
Outside games area with Table football and table tennis
Glass railing balconies
Dimmer switches for lights throughout the villa
Underfloor heating and heated towel rails
Air conditioning in all rooms
Insect screens on all windows
Heat reflective glass on all windows
Treadmill and cross trainer exercise machines
Sonos music system inside living area and kitchen
Playstation PS4 and games
Hair dryers in every bedroom
Slippers for guests
Towels and pool towels
SERVICES ON REQUEST
We are delighted to offer the services below for our guests. Please contact us for further information
Transportation from/ to the airport
Pre-ordered groceries upon arrival
In-villa Spa Services (massage etc.)
Additional cleaning / change of linen and towels
Boat trips, sailing, diving, snorkelling
Villa Akri is only 5 minutes away from Kokkino Horio and the village of Plaka with tavernas and mini-markets. Ideally located between the historic Venetian cities of Chania and Rethymnon it is only 45 minutes from Chania airport.
There are many options when visiting local beaches in the area.
The ‘Secret Beach’ is a small secluded beach 800 meters from Kokkino Chorio and the village of Almyrida has a lovely sandy beach and is abundant with seafront restaurants and shops. This beach also offers numerous watersports activities for those guests who are more adventurous, including, diving, paddle boarding, wind surfing and sailing.
The villa is perfectly situated between the city of Chania and the large town of Rethymnon and both offer historic charm and are beautiful to visit.
We highly recommend a day trip to the world famous beaches and lagoons of Balos and Elafonisi. An hour and a half away, these spectacular areas are recognized as being amongst the top beaches in the world with truly amazing and unique landscapes.
The stunning prefecture of Chania is offering you so much more than just the chance to relax under the Greek sun. With a very rich and extraordinary history and cultural heritage, you will find in Chania a great variety of monuments of exceptional cultural interest worth visiting during your stay. Monuments from the Byzantine period, the Venetian period, the Ottoman period as well as the modern History are worth seeing. Museums like the Nautical Museum of Crete, the Archaeological Museum of Chania, the house of El. Venizelos, the War Museum of Chania will help you explore the rich history of this blessed island.
Popular for its vibrant nightlife and cosmopolitan lifestyle, Chania is considered a top holiday destination for tourists from all over the world.
Chania Town is the heart of the island, with all the major events taking place there and some of the most popular beaches and the most amazing restaurants, tavernas, bars and cafes give this amazing city a different vibe. Chania will undoubtedly cast a spell on you whichever type of holidays you prefer. Feel the local hospitality at every step of your way in a place that will offer you the most amazing beaches with exotic waters like Elafonissi and Balos to the most amazing beaches in south Crete and beaches in the prefecture of Chania like Platanias, Agia Marina, Maleme, Elafonissi, Falasarna, Kasteli and so many more.