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Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

Xanadu Villa

Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Xanadu is a 2 bedroom villa situated on a small luxury complex in the coastal fishing village of Nopigia, Western Crete.

Set in the midst of olive groves and vineyards and built on the coastline it blends classic Cretan architecture with modern sophistication and provides the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday.

This modern built villa has a large open plan living, dining and kitchen area, 1 double and 1 twin bedroom and bathroom with shower and toilet. Outside there is a shared swimming pool surrounded by a large terrace with sun beds and table & chairs. Alfresco dining can be enjoyed on the patio or on the extensive tiled roof top which offers panoramic views of the bay and the surrounding mountains and countryside.

The villa is approximately 50m from the sea. You can enjoy the beautiful coastline by relaxing on the beach, swimming in the safe waters, enjoying lunch at the local tavernas or take a long coastal walk and enjoy the magnificent scenery


Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Nopigia 50 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 70 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania Airport 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The lounge area has a large sofa (which turns into an extra double bed if required) and a large comfy recliner chair. The modern kitchen is fully equipped to the highest standard with a separate dining area. The villa has satellite TV (flat screen LCD), with a DVD player and a good choice of DVDs, books and games.

There are 2 equal sized bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with twin single beds and each bedroom has a large wardrobe with integral drawers and bedside cabinets. All the rooms have air conditioning.

There is one bathroom with power shower over the bath, toilet, wash hand basin and mirror & light.

The villa is equipped with:

Flat Screen LCD Satellite Television

DVD player with DVDs / Games / Books

Safe Deposit Box / Fire Alarm / Emergency Lighting

Fully equipped kitchen / Four ring cooker with oven / Refrigerator/ freezer

Dishwasher / Microwave / Kettle/Toaster/Coffee maker

Washing machine / Iron and Ironing Board

100% fine bed linen

Hair Dryer

Towels/Beach Towels

Further details outdoors

The villa has a large patio area around the swimming pool with sunbeds and table & chairs for alfresco dining.

At the front of the villa (away from the pool) there is a private area with plants and outdoor seating, which offers plenty of shade to escape the midday sun.

The villa has a large flat top roof which has panoramic views and is ideal for sunbathing, barbecues and watching the sun go down! There is ample parking beside the villa.

Further details

Guests will be met on arrival at the villa by an English representative (Greek speaking) who will welcome you to the villa, show you the amenities and answer any questions you may have.

There is a Welcome Pack which includes basic supplies of milk, bread, tea & coffee etc. The Information Pack will provide you with details on local amenities and what to see in the area in order to make the most of your time in this part of Crete.

The property is wheelchair friendly being on the ground floor and easily accessible.

The Crete region

Crete is a beautiful island and is waiting to be explored. The roads are not busy and the scenery is breathtaking. The locals are friendly and always willing to help. The food is simple, but always fresh and the locals love to see you returning time and time again to their restaurants. Crete has a lovely Mediterranean temperature with hot days in summer and warm evenings for that after dinner stroll.

In addition to perfect beaches, Crete has magnificent mountains and a remarkably rich history. Crete is the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean, with a population mainly confined to the north coast by the huge mountain ranges that make up the backbone of this long, slender island.

The prefecture of Chania (pronounced "Hania") is the westernmost of the four prefectures of Crete. Its capital is the beautiful town of Chania where modern, Venetian, Turkish and traditional architecture are blended together in perfect harmony, creating a unique and attractive cosmopolitan town with winding alleys full of boutiques and restaurants. The beautiful venetian harbour offers visitors a relaxing dining experience on the waterfront, and boat trips around the harbour.


Nopigia is a small village on the coast to the west of the rugged Cape Rodopou. The village is typically Greek, and the perfect place to enjoy the quiet life of Crete. There are three local tavernas in the village and just ten minutes by car will take you to the port of Kissamos with a choice of tavernas and shops, plus banking and medical facilities.

The beach is mostly pebbly which becomes soft sand as you enter the azure water. At Ble Restaurant situated on Nopigia Beach you can use the restaurant facilities and sunbeds and the famous beach of Falassama is less than 20 minutes by car. The area is quiet and rural with excellent coastline walks with the sea on one side and mountains on the other.

The bus stop is approx 120m away and buses run every each hour to Chania, or the lively port of Kissamos. Whilst a car is not essential, hiring a vehicle would enable you to visit the many attractions further afield such as the famous Samaira Gorge or to take the children to Limnopoulis Water Park.

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Review 1-8 of 8

13 Aug 2014


"excellent villa in a lovely area."

Ideal spot for a relaxing holiday. Many places to visit in the area. A car is useful, but the local bus service is very good. Local. Tavernas serve good food.… More

7 Jul 2014


"Ticked all the boxes"

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Xanadu. The apartment was perfectly equipped and tastefully decorated and met all our needs. There was a well received welcome pack of essentials on arrival which was… More

25 Jun 2014


"Perfect beach location lovely apartment"

Fully as described. Clean charming apartment on a smart complex where very 6 villas has its own pool, very well maintained. Owner very prompt and friendly in her replies. Fully equipment two bed apart… More

2 Jun 2014


"Perfect! Just what a Greek holiday should be all about"

Stayed in this lovely villa that sits in a perfect location. As the car drove through the olive groves and lemon trees to the villa my heart lifted each time because it was like coming home to a beau… More

5 Jan 2014


"Perfect relaxing holiday, will 100% be visiting again!"

This is a perfectly located property for a quiet relaxing a holiday. I travelled with my partner & sisters. We stayed in the low season and it was exactly what we looked for on this particular holiday… More

17 Sep 2013


"absolutely brilliant"

This is the second time I have stayed at Xanadu on a weeks holiday firstly with my sons and again this year with my partner. I have viewed similar Villa's in the area and Xanadu is by far the bes… More

24 Mar 2013


"Beautiful Villa - Excellent relaxing holiday"

I stayed at Xanadu on a weeks holiday with my partner. The Villa was clean, well equipped and perfectly situated for a relaxing holiday in the sun. The local taverna's serve freshly caught fish and local greek cuisine, with excellent quality and reasonably priced. We hired a car and drive to nearby towns Kissamos and Chania. Chania was very picturesque with a venetian feel with plenty of bars and restaurants. Kissamos was closer, only 10 mins away, also with nice restaurants and cocktail bars. Navigating the roads was simple, and I was a first time driver in a foreign country. However the Villa was so nice, you wouldn't need to go out.

On a few occasions we visited the local supermarket and had a BBQ upon the roof terrace at sundown, which was lovely and relaxing with the surrounding scenery.

All in all a great, relaxing holiday with beautiful scenery and gorgeous weather. Hope to visit again.

Shaun and Tanya

10 Mar 2013


"fantastic holiday"

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Xanadu Villa and had a lovely relaxing holiday . Xanadu is a very well equipped villa and has everything you would expect to make your stay comfortable. The villa is only yards from a nice beach with safe bathing and a lovely family run taverna where we enjoyed many delicious greeek meals and hospitality overlooking the beautiful bay. There is also coastal walks right on the doorstep with stunning views of the mountains. We had a wonderful holiday so much so we intend to go back to Xanadu Villa in May and September 2013.
Kay and Martin Picton, Sheffield.

Review 1-8 of 8

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