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Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Villa Afro is located outside the ravishingly beautiful village Modi at the Platanias municipality, inside a serene and green environment of fruitful orchards such as orange-trees and olive groves. The distance to the city of Chania is about 13 km and only 1.5 km to the cosmopolitan village of Platanias. The nearest beach is not more than 1 km away.

In a beautiful "cretan" environment, the Villa Afro waits of you to put you up. Apart from the calm and the peacefulness that the natural environment generously offers, the geographical position of the villa provides the possibility, for rapid access in the heart of night life, in places such as Platanias and the Enetiko Chania Harbour. Shops and all kind of services (super-market, bakery, pharmacy, post etc) are also only a few minutes away to reach. Moreover just nearby are situated archaeological places, beautiful beaches, museums etc. Therefore the stay in Afro Villa, promises a combination of the calm of a village, the contact with the nature (routes for walk or bicycling) but also a remarkable night life, entertainment and shopping experience and last but not least a lot of visits in a plethora of historical and cultural sightseeing.

Villa Afro was built in 2005 on a property surface of 3000 square meters. The three-storied villa has an area of 300 square meters and consists of a living/dining-room, five bedrooms, a kitchen, three WC's, a children's corner and a fitness room. In addition there are two large terraces and several small balconies.

On the first floor there is a fully equipped kitchen, a roomy integrative living/dining-room with a fire-place, one bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom with shower. The first terrace is connected to the living room and has a panoramic view to the sea and the small island Thodorou. The second one is suitable for resting with view towards the garden and the green landscape.

On the second floor you come across to four sunny bedrooms; two of them with one double bed each and the other two with two single beds each. The bedrooms have roomy wardrobes, commodes, television sets, large mirrors and balconies with view to the sea and the mountain. In addition there are two bathrooms, one of them with a shower and the other one with a bath tub, which is even equipped with a water- massage function.

The ground floor has a view to the garden and the swimming pool. It is equipped with a play corner, a fitness room and a storage room. The play corner is equipped with table tennis, chess, basketball basket and the fitness room with a static bicycle, a walk lane, weights u.v.m.

In the middle of the garden, surrounded by orange trees and cypresses, flowers and lawn, stands the 11mx5,5m large swimming pool, which has a depth of up to 1,70m. However the swimming pool has also a flat zone, which is suitable for children. Moreover, there is also a barbecue, which is built according to traditional Cretan architecture, a small basketball space and a hedged parking place for at least three cars.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Platanias 2 km
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Crete region

Platanias is located in west Crete, just 11 kilometres west of Chania.

Platanias is one of the most popular tourists resorts in Crete and is so close to Agia Marina that they have essentially merged into a single large resort.

Of course, we are talking about the Platanias in Chania, not the Platanias in Rethymno. The two places are many kilometres distant but you might be confused by the same name.

Platanias and Agia Marina may seem two noisy, bustling places and everything is much more intense, especially if you've just come from a less touristy part of Crete. You certainly won't be bored here!

A busy nightlife, bars, restaurants, a large sandy beach and countless hotels along the seafront are the basic features of Platanias, the main tourist resort of Chania Prefecture.

Platanias and Agia Marina are near Chania, making it easy to get to if you're on holidays in west Crete - it's close to Chania Airport, and you can visit beautiful Chania whenever you feel like it.

Municipality of Platanias covers an area of over 70000 sm. According to the latest cencus in 2000 it has a population of over 5000 inhabitants. There just 13 villages and small hamlets with in this area. All on the north coastline of the Chania area in the island of Crete.

The villages that became municipality of Platanias in 2000 are: Gerani, Maleme, Kontomari, Vrises, and Syrili. Today Platanias is probably one of the wealthiest and more popular areas of Chania Crete.


Platanias is built along a beautiful sandy beach and it is located on the main coastal road. Platanias has busy nightlife and a peaceful village atmosphere at the same time! In Platanias village you can warm yourself with the Cretan sun and local hospitality.

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6 Aug 2014


"Absolutely outstanding"

This villa is amazing. Quiet and secluded and yet only 10 minutes in the car to the shops and tavernas of Platinias or 20 minutes to Chania. Spotlessly clean and linen changed and villa cleaned ever… More

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George & Kostas C.

  • 4 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:12 May 2014

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