List your home
Apply filters
£ to

Despina Villa Apartments

from £75 /night help

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Despina Villa is a stone's throw from the beach as well as offering easy access to shops, cafes and restaurants. A Mediterranean family villa, it's ideal as a base to explore the coast and island from. It's also within walking distance of lively Platanias Centre where cafes, restaurants, bars and shops abound, and even a club or two. The villa has its own private pool, 6 bedrooms (3 doubles, 6 singles), 3 bathrooms and light marble flooring throughout.

Water sports are available in nearby Agia Marina village and Platanias village. A hire car is not necessary but can be arranged locally if wanted for a few days' exploration of the island. Modern, efficient air-conditioned public transport runs every 20 minutes linking the coastal villages to East and West and historical Chania Town, making village-hopping easy and home-coming easier after a night on your feet.

Size Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Agia Marina 150 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chania/Souda 39 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

Three balconies with tables and chairs offer views over the village, over roof tops towards the sea and over a young olive grove to the south side of the villa. The outdoor swimming pool offers a welcome opportunity for a family splash together in the morning before the beach, or in the evening after a day's shopping. Mature palms and a banana tree in the garden provide some welcome shade on the sun-drenched pool-side terrace at the hottest time of day. The barbecue on the pool terrace means eating in doesn't have to be dull. Mini-market, shops, cafes, tavernas and bars are within 10 minutes’ walk. Beach is 7-10 minutes’ walk.

Further details

Your deposit should be 50% of the total amount due, unless you are booking before 1st February. Bookings before February require only a 20% deposit, with another 30% to be paid by 1st February. If you are booking less than 8 weeks away or to stay less than 7 days, you should pre-pay in full.

The Chania Prefecture region

The city of Chania lies at the east end of the Gulf of Chania , a wide bay between the Akrotiri peninsula in the east and the Spatha peninsula (also called Rodopos) in the west. It covers a significant part of the small Plain of Chania and borders with the hilly suburbs of Profitis Ilias, Agios Mattheos and Kounoupidiana towards the east, with the villages of Vamvakopoulo, Nerokourou, Mournies and Perivolia towards the south and with the coastal areas of Chryssi Akti and Agioi Apostoloi towards the west.

The city enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate , with sunny dry summers and mild rainy winters. During the period between April and October, clear-sky weather is almost an everyday feature. The atmosphere is always warm, but fierce heatwaves (temperatures above 38 C) are not very common, since the prevailing Etesian winds ("Meltemia") blow from northern directions and pleasantly moderate the conditions. Intervals of sunny days are frequent during the windy and rainy winter as well.

Platanias

The hills behind Agia Marina abound with olive and orange groves, providing plenty of opportunity for long country walks. Despina Villa is within 5 minutes’ walk from a mini-market, a bakery, and a few small restaurant-cafes (tavernas), a small water-sports facility, and of course the beach.

Walk only a few minutes further down the coastal road and you are in Platanias, a busy shopping centre lined with clothes shops, cheese-and-wine sellers, silver and gold jewellery stores, Greek artefact sellers, small ceramics factories, leather works, icon sellers, a supermarket, a mini-golf ground and 2 children’s play parks. Buses run regularly along the coastal road into Chania Town every 20-30 minutes until late in the evening. Half an hour away by car is a large new water park, and 2 hours’ drive away is the historical Minoan Palace of Knossos where the infamous mythical Minotaur prowled in the underground labyrinth.

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

5 star
1
4 star
2
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0

Excellent 5/5


3 reviews Very Good 4.5/5

Help other travellers decide where to stay

Add your voice to the conversation about this holiday home and your review will appear on TripAdvisor too.

Write a review

Write a review
Review 1-3 of 3

4 Sep 2014

5/5

"Excellent villa for large group of firends with children!"

Villa Despina was perfectly prepared for our squad.We traveled with a large group of 12, including three children (five families).The rooms were clean and air conditioning worked fine. There was enoug… More

8 Jul 2014

4/5

"Nice villa in a very good location"

The villa itself is quite new and the pool, even it is smaller, is very nice. The only problem we had was with the bathroom where the shower did not work properly.But the location is great, it is clos… More

28 Jun 2014

4/5

"Good middle class appartment in busy tourist strip area."

Despina and family are very kind and friendly people. The page for the place is a little confusing at first since on first reading it is not clear that the villa is actually divided into 3 2-bedroom a… More

Review 1-3 of 3

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Close

Book your stay

Enter dates for more accurate prices

*
*

Min stay varies, Changeover day Flexible

*

Sleeps 12

from £75 /night help

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Excludes fees (if applicable). Enter your dates to see the total cost.

Subtotal

Enter dates to see your price

This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

Contact the owner

Need more information first?

Close
*
help

Tick this box to request a quote for your stay. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online. Note that other guests may have received a quote for the same dates. The first one to pay gets the booking, so make your payment asap to secure your holiday.

This home can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank transfer)

Pay online via Holiday Lettings with your credit/debit card or your PayPal account to be covered by Payment Protection

You're booking with

Lefteris P.

  • 6 Years listed

75% Response rate

Calendar last updated:18 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
Website
Visit site

Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

Just click on the icons to get to the download page