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4 Bed Villa with private pool and stunning Sea and Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,346 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

A luxury villa with a welcoming home from home atmosphere.

A beautiful contemporary Villa occupying an elevated position just outside the traditional village of Kokkino Horio. The villa enjoys magnificent panoramic views of Souda Bay and the majestic White Mountains. Villa Kallisto (most beautiful) is furnished elegantly and has many special features. Ideal for those seeking a luxurious hideaway but

still only a short distance from all the amenities required for

a relaxing holiday.

The Villa enjoys four large en suite double bedrooms with two of the en suites having full size bathrooms including

free standing baths, his and her sinks and a large separate rainfall shower.

The open plan living accommodation is located on the first

floor to fully appreciate the spectacular views through the large picture windows. The Italian kitchen is fully equipped and includes an American style fridge freezer. There is also a wide screen 45" LCD TV with satellite receiver with

DVD player and free WiFi. There are two verandas which are perfect for sunbathing, relaxing, soaking up the views, watching the sun set followed by the starlit sky and the Milky Way.

The private pool is 10m x 4m and is surrounded by a natural landscape of olive trees, rural, mountain and sea

views. There is also a gas BBQ available for use during your stay for alfresco dining.

Locally three excellent tavernas can be found and a well

stocked mini market all within walking distance.

Plaka is a 5 minute drive from the villa and has some very popular bars and tavernas serving traditional Cretan food. There is a quiet cove nearby which is perfect for snorkelling, during the week it is highly unlikely you will see another soul, ideal for those who seek a little solitude.The small coastal town of Alymirda offers an excellent blue flag sandy beach and a variety of popular beachside tavernas suitable for all the family and just an 8 minute drive from the villa.

Registered with the Greek tourist office.

License number. MHTE 1042K91003252201

More Details

Helen & Andy Sampson
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2018

About Helen & Andy Sampson

Hi my name is Ellie, my husband is Andy and together we have created a beautiful villa here in Kokkino Chorio. We have lived permanently in Crete for nine years and have no intentions of going home!

We both grew up in a town called Wigston Leicestershire in the Midlands. In 2008 we moved to the Isle of Arran Scotland for a better quality of life and a great place for our son Josh to grow up. After ten years on the beautiful island we decided it was time for a change and moved to a bigger warmer and sunnier island.! no regrets!!

Helen & Andy Sampson purchased this villa in 2009

Why Helen & Andy Sampson chose Apokoronos

This villa was built primarily as a permanent home for myself and Andy and because of that you will find attention to detail that you would not find in the average holiday home.

We fell in love with the area immediately and knew that this was where we wanted to spend the rest of our lives.

The property is fully insulated creating a comfortable temperature throughout the year.

Large DG windows all fitted with sliding fly screens allows for the windows to remain open at all times.

Myself and Andy are the property managers of Villa Kallisto and are only a phone call away should you have any problems , questions or advice of where to eat, places to visit. We are well travelled and over the years have found many favourite places to visit many off the beaten track untouched by mass tourism.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Kallisto is a unique contemporary design offering an upside down layout to maximize the stunning sea and mountain views on offer. We offer 4 ensuite bedrooms, two of them being master suites with full size luxury bathrooms with freestanding bath separate shower his and her sinks and WC. All bedrooms have a seaview and direct access to the terrace and 10x4m pool.

The open plan living area offers a great relaxing dining and entertaining space all in one with direct access to the large verandas

The generous hallway also doubles up as a second sitting area ideal for those wanting a quiet place for R&R


Apokoronos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2346 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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4 Bed Villa with private pool and stunning Sea and Mountain Views
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Lovely villa, with amazing views across the bay.

  • 5 of 5

We were the first visitors to this villa. Brilliant value for a very classy place, cleverly designed with the kitchen upstairs to make the most of the views. Very well kitted out. Lots of bathrooms. Fab pool.

You need a sturdy car to get up the hill and round the hairpin bends through various villages (we especially enjoyed Elpis restaurant in Plaka).

The cicadas were very noisy, as they were in other places we visited in the area, but they kept themselves to themselves up the trees so didn't bother us at all.

The owner Andy was great at sorting any little problems that cropped up, and very helpful with tips about supermarkets, restaurants, where to find bread etc.

We had a wonderful week here.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gary, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Kallisto it was a pleasure to have you and your family as our first guests! Thank you so much for the positive feedback.
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Perfect Villa in a wonderful location. Beautiful views. Nicely decorated throughout. Fab holiday

  • 5 of 5

Villa Kallisto is just wonderful - a gem in the hillside - we loved our stay. The Villa is absolutely stunning and is a fabulous location. The pictures on the website do not do it justice.

Helen and Andy are just brilliant. Very attentive and answered any queries very quickly.

Plaka which is 10 mins away has got some lovely restaurants.

Almyrida is great. The beach is perfect for children. The sea is clear and warm and there are numerous places to eat. Makis was a favourite for lunch.

This part of Crete is an absolute gem. We loved every minute of it and will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern Villa with fantastic views

  • 4 of 5

Nice modern clean villa in peaceful location with fantastic views. Good local restaurants approx 5 mins drive away. Only reason for 4 stars is that the internet, which also fed the tv, was very unreliable, Other than that we had a great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa!

  • 5 of 5

As a family with two young children we had a fantastic holiday at this villa. It has everything you could think of and more! The views are beautiful in particular the sunset. All spotless and very modern facilities. You will definitely need a car but all amenities are in within 5 minute drive, or we you can drive a little further into Plaka or Almyrida for more restaurants in the evening. All of which are lovely. Couldn’t have asked for more thank you so much! X

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Kokkino Chorio
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Souda Port
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Retreat Taverna Kokkino Chorio
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.