Villa Daphne

Isolated Luxury Villa with Full Facilities Next to the Beach

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The Villa

- Unique luxury…within Nature! -

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    The Villa

  • The Villa

    The Villa

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    The Villa

  • The Villa

    The Villa

  • The Villa

    The Villa


The VillaUnique luxury…within Nature!

Staying in villa Daphne will can offer you unique benefits.
- Luxury in every detail in a fully functional house.
- Total privacy in both the indoor and outdoor areas as the villa is located in a 4,000 sq. m. highly fenced olive grove. The closest neighbouring house is almost 500 m away.
- Close to the beach. Less than 1.5 km from the sandy beach of Sfakaki.
- Close to residential areas where you can find everything! Sfakaki market is about 1 km away while Platanias and Adelianos Kampos are approximately 5 km away. Also traditional village of Pagkalochori is just 500 m walking distance.
- Sea and sunset views.
- A large 100 m² outdoor and a 15 m² indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi!
- An indoor playroom and outdoor playground area for children.
- The outdoor Gym area under the veranda shadow.
- Hospitality! The owners will be on hand to help and give you any advice required.

The Villa is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K10002989201.


  • Garden


    Our extensive 1,500 sq.m garden which is covered in grass, beautiful flowers and trees offers all kind of facilities. In addition to the pool and the barbecue areas, you will also find a safe playground area for children and an outdoor gym area. There are also many spots for relaxation.  

  • Pool areas

    Pool areas

    You will find a 100 sq. m outdoor swimming pool with sun beds, poolside tables and umbrellas. (min. - max. depth: 0.4 m - 1.7m.) There is also a 15 sq. m indoor swimming pool which can be heated upon request with an extra charge. (min. - max. depth: 0.6 m - 1 m.)

  • Full privacy

    Full privacy

    Even though the villa is just 1 - 2 km away from the living areas, it is totally isolated from the other neighbouring houses offering full privacy and quietness!  

  • Bedrooms


    The villa has 4 air-conditioned bedrooms. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other one with 2 single beds. On the ground floor, there are 2 more bedrooms one with a double bed and the other one with 2 single beds. The single beds can also be converted to a double bed with a double bed size mattress topper.

  • Living room

    Living room

    On the first floor, there is a spacious open plan living room area with satellite HDTV and a fireplace. This area has direct access to the central veranda and the pool. From the veranda you can enjoy the view of surrounding area and sea!  

  • Kitchen


    The fully equipped kitchen is found on the first floor. It contains a refrigerator, an oven, a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster, one espresso and one filter coffee machine, an indoor dinning table and dishes and utensils for more than 12 people. In addition there is also a smaller kitchen on the ground floor.

  • Bathrooms


    There are 2 bathrooms and 1 WC in total in the villa. On the ground floor, there is a bathroom with bath and shower while the second bathroom with bath and shower and WC are on the first floor.  

  • Barbecue


    A fully equipped barbecue area containing a wood oven and a sink can be found in the garden. We will provide you with everything needed such as charcoal.  

  • Dining areas

    Dining areas

    The villa has two dining tables, one in the kitchen and the other one in outdoor area next to barbecue. 

  • Children’s playground - Playroom

    Children’s playground - Playroom

    The garden hosts a safe organised playground close to the pool. Board games, Playstation 4 and Nintendo Wii are also provided in playroom area inside the villa.

  • Outdoor gym area	  

    Outdoor gym area   

    There is an outdoor organized gym area under the veranda, next to the pool area with various equipment.

Description of The Villa

If you believe that accommodation is a major factor in aiding a unique holiday experience then Villa Daphne is exactly what you are looking for!
Villa Daphne was built in 2006 and renovated mostly outdoors in 2014!
The villa took the name “Daphne” from the homonymous plant found growing around the house. Used by local people to make a fragrant tea or to give a unique flavour in traditional Cretan cuisine you are welcome to try it yourself.  

Indoor Layout

Located in a 4,000 sq. m. high fenced olive grove Villa Daphne is a 350 sq. m. accommodation consisting of two floors. The open plan first floor is accessed through the main entrance and there you will find a living room, a sitting area and a dining area with a lovely view and an exit to the garden and the pool. Also found is a large fully equipped kitchen next to the dining area, the master bedroom with a double bed and a bedroom with two single beds. There is a bathroom with a bath, a WC and a laundry room with a washing machine and a tumble dryer.

The single beds in the bedrooms can also be converted to a double bed with a double bed size mattress topper.
On the ground floor there are two more bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds and the main bathroom with a bath. There is a playroom with a 40’’ HDTV, a Playstation 4, a Nintendo Wii and board games while just next to the playroom there is a door leading to the indoor swimming pool area with Jacuzzi. A second smaller kitchen is also found on this floor making it more independent.

Outdoor area

Outdoors the villa offers a huge 100 sq. m swimming pool with sun beds and umbrellas. Next to the pool you will find the newly built barbecue with an outdoor dining table in front of the garden-park situated under the olive trees! The whole area is fenced and secured with an alarm system offering our guests safety and privacy.

Our facilities offer unique benefits to our guests:

- A variety of indoor and outdoor facilities. The house provides everything for the relaxation and comfort of 10 people.
- One kitchen on each floor allowing privacy amongst your own group and making each floor more independent.
- Several extra services on request.

Amenities of The Villa

Swimming pool (100 m²) Fully fenced
Sun beds / Umbrellas Parking
Charcoal BBQ Dining table
Playground Gym
Satellite Flat screen TV (40') Game Console (Playstation4, Wii)
Free WiFi Internet 15 m² indoor pool with Jacuzzi*
Washing machine Tumble sryer
Hairdryer First aid kit
Air-conditioned (bedroom) Iron / Board
Playroom area Baby cot / Highchair
Fridge / Freezer 4 ring Stove / Oven
Espresso / Filter Coffee machine Toaster / Kettle / Blender
Microwave  Complete dishes & utensils

The indoor swimming pool can be heated with additional 30€ per day upon request.


Useful distances from the property to places of interest

Places of interest

Rethymno (12 km)
The renaissance town of Rethymno. A historic location where you may find many museums, food and entertainment.
Chania Airport (80 km)

The international airport in Chania is the second largest on the island and has exclusive Ryanair flights. (Official website)

Heraklion Airport (73 km)

The Kazantzakis Airport in Heraklion town. The biggest airport in Crete serving domestic and international flights. EasyJet has flights to this airport as well. (Official website)

Closest beach (1.5 km)

The closest beach to the villa is the long sandy beach of Rethymno.

Traditional tavern (1.5 km)

“Kechagias” tavern in Sfakaki area to taste authentic Cretan cuisine! 

Supermarket (1 km)

INKA supermarket near the villa. 

Hospital (14.5 km)

General Hospital of Rethymno.

Pharmacy (2 km)

In Stavromenos area. 

Bars / Night clubs (6 km)
Platanias area.
Bank / ATM (1 km)
In Sfakaki area.
Panormo village (13 km)

This coastal village is situated 20 km east of Rethymno. It boasts an organised beach as well as a variety of tavernas right by the sea. 

Bali village (25 km)

Nestling in the surrounding mountains of the bay of Bali you will find the coastal village of the same name. Visitors may choose from which of the small inlets to enjoy bathing at organised sandy beaches. The area offers a large number of tavernas and shops. 

Arkadi Monastery (10km)

One of the most historical places in Crete, well worth to visit it! 

Eleftherna Village (16 km)

The area where the finds of the homonymous ancient city are found. It is not known when the city was actually built but according to scientists there must have been life in the area in the Geometric period, that is 970-820 B.C. 

Margarites Village (17 km)

One of the most important characteristics of the village is the unique feature of locals. They show great interest in artistic issues. Pottery is their primary activity. You can find that out after taking a walk to the village square, where they exhibit their famous products. 

Melidoni Village ( 20 km)

Visit the village of Melidoni and the homonymous Cave of Melidoni which is located approximately 1,800 meters northwest of the homonym village of Mylopotamos, at an altitude of 220 m and on the south side of Kouloukonas Mountain. 


- Useful info about the area and surroundings -

  • Area around the villa

    Area around the villa

  • Fortress and Rethymno town

    Fortress and Rethymno town

  • Arkadi Monastery

    Arkadi Monastery

  • Melidoni cave

    Melidoni cave

Area around the villa

Villa Daphne has an amazing location for unforgettable holidays!
Totally isolated and centred in the middle of a rural area abundant with olive trees it offers full privacy for those wishing to stay in a luxury accommodation away from it all! 
Simultaneously the villa is only 1.5 km away from the beach, living areas and Sfakaki market. Also found at a distance of 5 km are the well known tourist resorts "Platanias" and "Adelianos Kampos" where you can find supplies, amenities, services and entertainment! 
Finally the city of Rethymno is 10 minutes (12 km) away by car!
The location gives you the advantage of quiet and private holidays engulfed in Cretan nature but close to everything! 

  • Beaches


  • Rethymno beach

    Rethymno beach

  • Preveli beach, South coast

    Preveli beach, South coast

  • Souda beach, South coast

    Souda beach, South coast

  • Triopetra beach, South coast

    Triopetra beach, South coast


The closest beaches to the villa that we suggest you visit are:
The long sandy organised beach of Rethymno with its numerous water sports only 1.5 km away The sandy beach of Episkopi which is 25 km away on your way to Chania. In the same direction Georgiopoulis is 33 km away with its shallow waters which are ideal for families with small children and the sandy beach of Panormo village on your way to Heraklion which is 14 km away. 
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and "Preveli". The distance to  the South coast from the villa is about 45 minutes by car and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns.
Crete is a magical island filled with myth and legend, a place to relax the ideal choice for all the family.  

Contact us

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