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Villas Daedalos & Ikaros: Modern Villas With Private Pools And Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Villa Daedalos and Villa Ikaros in Plaka, Nr. Almirida, Chania, Crete, Greece - Absolute Privacy, 10 Min Walk To The Centre Of The Village, 1.5km From The Beach

Villas Ikaros and Daedalos are located just outside the beautiful village of Plaka, in Apokoronas district, and stand isolated in a 12000sqm private green hill. This unique site, with the unobstructed views and the absolute privacy, is the ideal place for truly magical vacation. Far away from the sounds of the city and all the unwanted disturbances, let yourself in a landscape, in which the colors and scents create the scenery of an earthly paradise.

About Us

Ioannis Bolarakis
Therissou 12A
73136 Chania
EOT, MHTE 1042K9100290180
VAT Reg No

Alexis Bolarakis
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Plaka in Apokoronos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Additional facilities: - Car rental discount - Off-road excursions and trecking discount - Cretan Cuisine Workshops / Wine seminars discount License No: MHTE 1042K91002901801


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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Villa Ikaros is a delightful place to stay. Secluded, tasteful and with breathtaking views.

  • 5 of 5

We were in the Greek islands for 10 days, spending the first 7 in Crete at Villa Ikaros, then 3 days in Santorini. Whilst the latter island is famed for its beauty (and deservedly so) we enjoyed ourselves even more in Villa Ikaros. The property is simple but beautiful. Very well designed and comfortable. Everything was clean, modern and classy. The views were stunning and the pictures do not do it justice. Alex and Georgia were welcoming and friendly, but above all we felt like 'kings and queens of our own hill'. Although the lovely authentic Cretan village of Plaka is just down the hill, and the delightful (and slightly larger) Almyrida is about 2 kms away, it really did feel like we had the whole hillside to ourselves. The weather was exquisite and the locals were friendly. Chania is only 40 minutes drive away, and its multi coloured harbour and Turkish/Venetian architecture were charming. For a livelier experience, the more developed Platanias (11kn west of Chania) has lots of eateries, an excellent beach and plenty of shops. We would not hesitate to recommend this place to anyone, especially families.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Traumvilla mit Traumblick

  • 5 of 5

Einfach grossartig, das Haus, die Aussicht und die Ruhe! Buchen Sie es wie wir und Sie werden einen Traumurlaub verbringen! Yavas, Yamas.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday!

The views from Villa Ikaros are unforgettable, stretching from the White Mountains across to Souda Bay.

The villa itself is very clean, comfortable and well equipped, with many extra little thoughtful touches, such as the welcome food basket, the binoculars, bathrobes, pool towels and the mobile phone with a Greek SIM card. There are comfortable outdoor seating areas on each side of the villa, so you can always find sun or shade at any time of day – but still enjoy those views, of course! The pool was great for cooling off and our boys had a lot of fun playing in it. Having lunch or dinner on the terrace – again, with those views! – was wonderful. When we visited (in May) there was still some snow on the mountains, which made the backdrop even more stunning.

The village of Plaka is just a 10 minute walk down the hill. There are several good tavernas / restaurants there and two minimarkets, selling fresh bread every day and well stocked with the essentials (for everything else there is a larger supermarket in Kalyves, which is a 10 minute drive away).

The sandy beach at Almyrida is just a few minutes by car. It’s great for children as the sea is quite shallow here. Many restaurants line the seafront and it’s also possible to try a variety of water sports there.

This was our second visit (as a larger group we previously stayed in the beautiful Villa Daedalos) and we have all agreed that we would love to return again one day. A huge thank you to Alexis and all of the Bolarakis family for your very warm hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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This surpassed all expectations, every aspect was perfect, the view, the villa, the location.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything it claimed to be and more. The extra little touches that the family have added were perfect, the binoculars for example! The views could not have been better, and the rooms were super. We enjoyed the walk down into the village, and went every day for lovely fresh bread. Even the walk to the adjoining beach was very manageable, we usually taxied back! We rented a care for half the week, mainly so we could explore further afield, but we were equally happy with a walk to the beach and an afternoon by the pool!

We thoroughly enjoyed every minute there and would like to thank the family so much for taking such obvious care of the villa. I really agree with all the previous views that it is so very tempting to return, as I am not at all sure we will ever find such a gem that fitted our needs and wants so well! Many thanks and keep it up!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Fantastic location and a beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at Villa Ikaros over the summer of 2015 and can say with absolute conviction that this was the best and most luxurious holiday we have had as a family.

The pictures of the views from the villa simply don't do it enough justice, it will simply take your breath away when you first round the corner to the pool.

The fact that we had such a quiet location and yet the local village, with surprisingly good restaurants, was a fairly easy walk (at least it was following a few cold beers) just sums up how perfect the setting is.

We have been all over the world and this is the only place where the possibility of a return visit has been discussed.



  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Fantastic - Great views, beautiful Villa,

  • 5 of 5

It's a beautiful place to stay, very private, luxurious but simple. there is loads of space to spread out and spend time on your own or to come together for a meal or drinks in 3 or 4 different areas around the villa.

Buts its the views that are breathtaking - we all loved it

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Plaka square
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Souda Ferry Port
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Plaka square
Nearest Beach
1500 Metres
Almirida Sandy Beach
Car: necessary

Apokoronas, in the western part of Crete, is one of the most beautiful and greenest regions of the island and a perfect starting point for the traveller who seeks an escape from the ordinary. Lying at the foot of Lefka Ori, the region is described by its pure nature, providing the visitor the opportunity to explore untouched natural landscapes. With its diverse and dynamic character, with its endless sandy beaches and the picturesque villages, the mountains, the amazing canyons and the fresh water springs, is sure to charm you.


The beautiful sandy beach of Almyrida, with its clear blue waters and the blue flag, is 1.5 km away (5 minutes by car)


• 18km from the port of Souda,

• 30km from Chania airport (I.Daskalogiannis)

• 150km from Heraklion airport (Nikos Kazantzakis)


• 0,5km from the centre of Plaka village

• 1.5km from the picturesque fishing village of Almirida

• 5km from Kalives, a larger village with post office, bank and super market.

• 6km from Vamos, the historical capital of the municipality of Apokoronas.

• 27km from the beautiful Venetian harbour of Chania.

• 45km from the old town of Rethymno.

• 50km from the west coast(Balos, Gramvoussa, Falassarna).

• 55km from Omalos and Samaria Gorge.

Further Details:

Plaka village: restaurants, cafes and mini market

Almyrida village: fresh fish taverns, cafes, beach bars, ATM, pharmacy, kite surfing and diving school

Kalyves village: post office, bank and super market

Vamos village: medical centre, open all the time


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Plaka, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium 2
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low 2 2017
7 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Amount of non-refundable deposit required: 20% of the total price
When balance of payment is paid: due 4 weeks prior to the arrival date

Arrival time: 14:00
Departure time: 11:00

Notes on prices:
Repeat Guests have 10% discount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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