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Villa Kaminia, state-of-the-art architecture with indoor-outdoor catwalk pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, sleeps 10, with panoramic mountain and sea views

A seamless marriage of nature and design, Villa Kaminia's modern architecture set against the dramatic backdrop of the White Mountains is enough to dazzle any visitor.

Villa Kaminia is a brand new villa, recently built in the beautiful village of Agioi Pantes in the Apokoronas region of Chania. The combined use of high quality natural materials (wood, stone, iron, marble) in both the construction and furnishing of the house makes this accommodation more than unique!

The entrance from the driveway takes you to mid-level, where you will find two twin bedrooms (two twin beds each) one bathroom and the impressive, indoor-outdoor pool. The pool starts from this level, passes through the house, and ends outdoors. Those residing on this level can literally walk out their bedroom door and step directly into the pool. One of two bedrooms can comfortably accommodate elderly or disabled people – the bathroom is especially designed for such cases.

Descending the stairs to the lower level, you will find two more bedrooms with double beds and en-suite bathrooms. All beds have cocomat mattresses and individual, wood-floored patios with wonderful views. The four bedrooms can accommodate up to 8 people.

Heading to the upper level, you will ascend a majestic staircase constructed of iron and wood, complete with a moving-ramp for disabled access, located to one side. Here on the upper floor is a spacious, modern kitchen and dining table, built from floor to ceiling with Swedish wood, truly a sight for kitchen lovers. The kitchen is fully equipped, offering anything you may need, including a wine preserver!

On the same level, there is a cozy, richly decorated sitting room, with a deluxe mattress sofa-bed which can accommodate two more guests. In the same room, there is a big desk, which has the capability of turning into a closet, for times when the room is used as a bedroom.

All the indoor spaces have large windows, bringing sunlight into the house all day long and highlighting the spectacular views of the surrounding area.

The pool is accompanied by a stone path, which starts from the main entrance at the back of the house and ends poolside at the front, overlooking the White Mountains to the left and Souda Bay to the right. The wooden deck which looks down on the pool from one level up offers an even more spectacular vantage of sea, olive groves and mountains, a trademark combination of Cretan topography.


The Architect

The architect of Kaminia, Aristomenis Varoudakis, has his own, special approach to design which holds the intention to preserve traditional values by combining natural elements with modern construction. He studied in the US and Denmark and has since taken part in over 16 architectural competitions, winning four, first-place awards and earning many qualifications. He has participated in 13 exhibitions of architectural work, with a solo exhibition at the Benaki Museum (2009-2010), and he was the delegated organiser for two exhibitions hosted by the Mediterranean Architecture Centre. Varoudakis currently lives and works in Chania.

The Area

Villa Kaminia is located in the village of Agioi Pantes in Apokoronas. The spot is idyllic, located up on a hill for a great view and full privacy. It provides majestic, panoramic views of the Bay of Souda to the North and the White Mountains to the South. Looking west, one can have a taste of the Cretan countryside and its picturesque villages in Apokoronas. Since there is no one else in the immediate circumference, the view is truly yours!

Distances by Car

Chania Airport: 40 min.

Heraklion Airport: 1.5 hours

Nearest taverns-mini markets, Agioi Pantes: 2 min.

Nearest beach, Kalyves: 5 min.

More Details

Property Manager
Geroulakis Kostas
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017


Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Villa Kaminia is located in the village of Agioi Pantes in Apokoronas. Agioi Pantes is a quaint village amidst picturesque surroundings. It has a few restaurants and cafes, a mini supermarket, a gas station, and quick access to the national road. The nearest beach is just a 10 minute drive, located in the town of Kalyves, which has a sandy beach and numerous options for shops, bars, restaurants, clothing, etc. There are many villages to visit in the surrounding area with fascinating old architecture and rich history. In Kalyves and Almyrida fresh fish abounds, while 10 minutes towards the mountains is the picturesque village of Vamos with award-winning restaurants, a fascinating town quarter of old buildings and a well-designed village square for exploring the local cafes and people watching. Along with the known beaches of Kalyves and Almyrida, there are plenty of smaller beaches to explore in the area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Apokoronos in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Open plan shower, disabled access
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Open plan shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • One shared bathroom on the mid-level, equipped with shower seat and toilet hand railing for elderly or disabled guests. Two en-suite bathrooms on the lower level, one with open plan shower, the other with bath. All bathrooms with stylish, modern fittings.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living Room - Deluxe Mattress Sofa Bed for 2, with closet
  • All beds have cocomat mattresses and individual, wood-floored patios with wonderful views. Bedrooms with twin beds (2) are located on mid-level, the entrance level from the road. One of these is designed for disabled or elderly guests. The bedrooms with double beds (2) are located on the lower level, and the Sofa Bed is located on the upper level.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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Villa Kaminia, state-of-the-art architecture with indoor-outdoor catwalk pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Perfect property

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa. The design, outside, inside areas and facilities were first class. Immaculately clean. Lovely hosts who have gone to every trouble into deliver a wonderful experience. Cooking us some welcome treats and dinner on 2 nights was so lovely. The property is genuinely safe, secluded, totally private and the views wonderfully relaxing. The kitchen is great and has everything you would ever need plus towel, robes etc all provided. Great wifi inside and out plus Netflix which is a rare pleasure to see in Crete. We loved the design and pool (although note not heated - we like cold pools in the heat, so not an issue for us). Would be perfect for a couple to escape as we did or large family / group and nice to see planned for disabled guests too. Plenty of options within 20 mins drive for supermarkets and restaurants. We had a lovely relaxing stay and having stayed all over Europe in high quality properties, would not hesitate in recommending this great property and perfect warm Cretian hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the detailed account of your stay. This is a brand new property released this year, and we're happy to see that it has been well received and ready for many more guests. Do come again!
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Traumhafte Villa

  • 4 of 5

Die Villa ist der absolute Traum. Lage, Ausstattung wie auch die Sauberkeit sind perfekt. Alle 3 Tage wurde das Haus ca. 4 Stunden gereinigt. Die Vermieter/Besitzer sind sehr freundlich, zuvorkommend und hilfsbereit. Es hat alles bestens geklappt.

Der einzig negative Punkt liegt beim Pool, welcher NICHT beheizbar ist, im Inserat aber als beheizt deklariert wurde. Dies war für uns ein wichtiges Argument bei der Wahl der Villa. Trotz warmen Lufttemperaturen von ca. 25 Grad im Oktober war der Pool dermassen kalt, dass er nicht benutzbar war. Für Familien mit Kindern sehr schade! Deshalb nur 4-Sterne Bewertung.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gerhard, Thank you very much for your kind words! We are looking forward to host again you and your family! As for the pool, the villa is declared with heated pool, because it has the facilities to be heated. But, as it is for all villas that have a heated pool, the heated pool is usually provided when guests ask for it on their booking request. First of all, because there is an extra charge for it, which is not included in the booking price, and secondly, because it needs time to be heated. We hope now it is clear for you! Thank you very much again for your preference! George & Kostas
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Apokoronos, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December - January
24 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April - May
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1st July - Mid July
1 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid July - End July
16 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December - January
24 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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