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3 LUXURY VILLAS with a fantastic pool. EOT 1042K123K2552101 - Villa Maria



Updated: 27-Oct-2016
2 bedrooms-air-conditioning, WiFi-self-catering-luxury villas-close to beaches

Relax & unwind at the Olive Grove Villas,Chania, Crete in peaceful countryside surroundings with magnificent mountain views. Take a dip in our 8m x 10m swimming pool then bask in the sun on one of our large sun terraces.

We offer a traditional self-catering villa holiday - perfect for families & couples. Our villas are well designed and furnished to a high standard with a real 'home from home' feel.

Although car hire is recommended to get the most out of this wonderful area of Western Crete, the village of Chorafakia, Chania and its amenities are within walking distance. The village has 2 mini-markets, 2 hairdressers and an internet cafe, garage, car rental as well as bus stops and a taxi rank. There are 3 good tavernas close by and 4 of the best beaches in Western Crete.

The wonderful old city of Chania is a 15 minute drive away and boasts a Venetian harbour with a large selection of fish restaurants as well as some interesting shops, restaurants and museums.

Site security: Our site is walled and gated - great for families with children.

We can also supply a child gate to the front entrance of each villa - when fitted - as long as the side door to the villa is closed, there is no exit point for a small child to escape as all other doors open onto closed balconies

Smoking: We have no objection to guests smoking on the terraces but we do not allow smoking in the villas.

Facebook : We now have a Cretanvillas page on Facebook!




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Details for holiday villa Villa Maria, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Each villa consists of an open plan kitchen/living area. The kitchen is very well equipped with a dishwasher, full cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, juice machine, toaster and plenty of good quality glassware and crockery.

The following items are also in the kitchen/living area:

Dining table & 4 chairs, settee, 2 easy chairs, a large coffee table, lamps, 20' colour TV, DVD player, CD player with radio, books & games.

Bedroom 1 - King-size bed, bed side tables, reading lights, double wardrobe with lots of coat hangers, a full length mirror, iron and ironing board. Doors lead to a small side terrace with a table and 2 chairs - clothes airer.

Bedroom 2 - two single beds, bed side tables, reading lights, chest of drawers, double wardrobe with lots of coat hangers, hairdryer and a full length mirror. Doors lead to a small balcony overlooking the swimming pool.

Bathroom - Power shower with full screen, cabinet & washing machine.

Large covered terrace.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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We have had a wonderful holiday. Lovely relaxing location, beautiful villa and a fantastic pool. What more could we want? Tom and Claire you are superb hosts. Thank you for your friendship and advice. We will return! Loved all the beaches, especially Marathi - great food in all the local tavernas.
Jun 2010
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12 Reviews

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Gorgeous Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our holiday in Villa Maria will go in our memory bank as one of our favourites and that is in the main because of the gorgeous villa, pool and gardens which look exactly as the photos if not better.

My daughter woke up the first morning, looked out and said I think I've woken up in paradise! Our children had hours of fun in the lovely pool.

The villa itself was so clean and well equipped that I can't think of anything extra that we could have wanted.

Thank you to the lovely Clare and Tom for a fabulous family holiday!

And hopefully see you again next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We really loved Our stay at Villa Eleni. It's Beautiful outside in the Garden and its a clean and Nice place inside aswell as by the pool. Claire and Tom are are very Nice hoasts. The tavernas they reccomend are just Great. The Village is small and Nice. We will go back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous holiday - a true get away from it all.

  • 5 of 5

Accommodation was great, no detail overlooked, owners Tom and Clare available for advice and restaurant recommendations without being intrusive. Loved Melikas restaurant! Definitely up for a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't Be Better!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I spent 10 days in Villa Maria in July 14 and couldn't recommend it highly enough. The setting is lovely, with 3 villas facing a shared pool and 2 barbeque areas set amongst delightful landscaped gardens. The villa was fresh, modern and extremely well stocked with condiments, as well as staples such as bread, milk and cereal, so that our first day's breakfast was waiting for us when we arrived. But our strongest recommendation is for the hosts, Tom and Claire, who were extremely warm, friendly and welcoming. Tom met us at the airport at 10 p.m. having previously arranged car hire for us. The next morning he took us for a 1-hour drive around the area to help us get our bearings and to point out some good beaches, restaurants and amenities. Tom and Claire obviously put a lot of effort into ensuring that their guests have an enjoyable holiday, and this was very much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a great review. We put a lot of time and effort into the villas and it's nice to hear that it's appreciated.
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Superb accommodation in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

I was wary booking independently but was delighted to meet Tom at the airport waiting for us. Everything they say on the web site is exactly what you find. Immaculately presented accommodation set in beautifully kept gardens. Tom and Claire are always on hand with helpful advice. They take such pride in their property and can't do enough for you. I was concerned as I have dietary requirements being gluten and dairy intolerant, Claire bought me gluten free bread and was able to direct me to the nearest supermarket where I was able to get everything I needed. The villa was absolutely immaculate and well equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Claire really does think of everything! The pool is lovely and clean and the perfect size. Fantastic value for a wonderful holiday set in a lovely village, close to all amenities. We'll be booking again for next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review ! It was such a pleasure for us to have you and your family stay with us Caron and we really hope to see you again next year.
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Another perfect holiday at the Olive Grove Villas!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at the Olive Grove Villas. We were 2 adults and 3 children aged 6,8 and 9.

Tom and Claire are doing a magnificent job maintaining and developing this property. The pool, garden and barbeque areas are lovely and much appreciated!

We like the local tavernas, especially The Sunset with its local dishes and Ramblers with their great meat.

Beaches in the area are perfect when travelling with small children, and especially Stavros and Tersanas are recommended.

New of this year is the wifi in each villa, something that gives us the opportunity to stay online when needed.

A special thanks to Tom and Claire for their great hospitality - they must be the best hosts ever :)

See you next year!!


Cecilie & Christer

Stine, Marius & Sara

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having such lovely families to stay makes our lives very easy and so enjoyable. WiFi has proved to be a very popular addition - today one of our guests is taking part in an important on-line conference at his workplace. Not sure if that's such a good thing? We love to see our friends and guests return - it's just like having family to stay.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania at 5 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sunset Bar at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Souda Bay at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Souda intersection at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Irene's Taverna at 0.75 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Tersanas at 1.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

The Olive Grove Villas, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete are a perfect family holiday location, offering modern 2 bedroom villa rentals with superb facilities.

Chorafakia is a small tradional village with good Greek tavernas, an internet cafe, garage, two small supermarkets and a hairdressing salon.

The lovely golden sandy beaches of Tersanas, Stavros and Kalathas are a few minutes drive away and the old Venetian town of Chania is a mere 20 minutes away.

Chania has a great selection of restaurants and tavernas and wonderful little shops can be found in the Venetian alleys of the old harbour.

There are many interesting historic sites to visit in Crete, the Ancient City of Aptera is less than 30 minutes drive. The palace of Knossos and the archaeological museum of Crete make for a very interesting day out.

Fabulous beaches, mountain scenery, great food, water park and water sports can be found close by.

Chania, Western Crete is a perfect choice for a fabulous villa holiday

Other Activities: Clay pigeon shooting can be organised

EOT registered 1354-12-3276


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer 2017
30 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A deposit of 20% is required on confirmation with the balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
Contact us if you wish to pay by credit/debit card
We are happy to accept bookings for 2017

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Updated: 27-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 67 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • large shower cubicle toilet bathroom cabinet with mirror & light small table or shelf unit for towels set of hand & bath towels bath mat & spare sink washing machine


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • A crib is available on request with a mosquito net to fit on the top. Bedrooms are double glazed and airconditioned with mosquito nets above the beds. Our bedrooms have a double wardrobe - one holding the safe. Bed side tables with reading lights. A selection of books can be found in each room. Each has a full length mirror.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • A welcome pack of fresh fruit and drinks is provided. Beach towels are provided. Baby gates, high chairs, cots can be provided. Satellite TV installed. Car hire can be arranged We ask that our guests do not smoke indoors - ashtrays are provided for out-door use. WIFI.

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