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Villa Chrysa, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

Villa Chrysa

Hersonissos, Crete

Villa Summary

Perfect for beach lovers, Villa Chrysa has an enviable position by the shores of Iliostasi Beach. Enjoying an elevated position, this detached villa offers wonderful sea views and a bright, contemporary design throughout. The villa sits on the peripheries of the lively Hersonissos resort, so you can experience an array of shops, bars and restaurants on offer within a short drive or leisurely walk. Laid out as 2 separate apartments, the villa is a great choice for small groups or families travelling together. WiFi and air conditioning/ heating in all the bedrooms and lounge are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 8
  • Beach 80 yds
  • Pool 25 x 17 ft
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Not Required Information
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Why our Crete expert loves this villa
quoteupper The enviable coastal position, stunning sea views and proximity to Hersonissos resort, just 20 minutes' walk away. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The terrace offers wonderful sea views, an impressive private pool and plenty of space to unwind on those hot, sunny days. Relax on the sunbeds, lounge on the boat shaped Bali bed, or dine alfresco under the covered terrace. There is also a brick BBQ for cooking up holiday feasts, plus a splash pool for children to play in.


The villa is gated from the road and shares a driveway with neighbouring Villa Kery. Here you'll find space for 2 hire cars. A door opens to the ground floor, while a flight of steps leads to the first floor entrance.

Living space and kitchen

The kitchen, living and dining room are open plan with stylish, contemporary furnishings. You'll find bright, comfortable sofas, a flat screen TV, plus a well equipped kitchen with adjacent dining table. Large, sliding doors open to the covered terrace and pool beyond. Upstairs, the layout is identical, with doors that open to a balcony overlooking the pool. Why not enjoy breakfast with those panoramic sea views?

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Both floors have 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom, as well as an independent shower room. The rooms have bright, tasteful decor and plenty of natural light.

This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 00000634401.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 2 double bedrooms  
  • 2 twin bedrooms  
  • 2 shower rooms  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air Conditioning/Heating in 4 bedrooms and lounge  
  • Satellite TV   Information
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • Car parking (off-road gated)  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 25 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 5½ft, Max. 5½ft  
  • Children's Pool Size: 9 x 9 ft  
  • Children's Pool Depth: Min. 1½ft, Max. 1½ft  
Villa Location
Villa Chrysa has a fantastic frontline position on Crete's northern coast, where you can enjoy the laid-back nearby beaches and restaurants. For a change of pace, dynamic Hersonissos is a pleasant 20 minute stroll away. You'll have no shortage of entertainment at this popular resort, from bustling bars and restaurants to beautiful sandy beaches. Inland, Old Hersonissos village square provides a stark contrast, with traditional tavernas to try, just 20 minutes' drive away. Our villa Kery is next door.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

Conveniently, you'll find a mini market, supermarket and pharmacy within 5 minutes' walk of the villa. In Heraklion, 30 minutes' drive away, there is a large market that sells fresh, local produce such as cheeses, fruit and vegetables. Alternatively, Hersonissos has a good selection of shops to browse including clothes, craft and jewellery outlets and larger supermarkets.

Bars and restaurants

Within strolling distance from the villa you'll find a few bars and restaurants offering both traditional Greek and international dishes. Venture along the coast to Hersonissos and you'll find the shoreline awash with plenty of buzzing bars and a wide choice of restaurants. You could also head inland to Old Hersonissos, 20 minutes' drive away. Activity here centres around the village square where you can enjoy lunch in a traditional cafe or restaurant or catch a live performance of Cretan music.


Ideal for beach lovers, the shoreline is directly in front of the villa. There are some rocky sunbathing areas here and just to the left is Iliostasi Beach, a small bay with both sandy and rocky sections. The resort of Hersonissos also has some sandy bays dotted along the coastline. Nearby Stalis has some lovely beaches with plenty of facilities on offer including watersports, beach bars and sunbeds. If you want to explore further afield, beaches such as the beautiful Almyros near Aghios Nikolaos has soft sand, good facilities and is popular for watersports and boat trips.

Family fun

To get the blood pumping, make use of the jet skiis, banana boats and scuba diving at Star Beach, 10 minutes' walk away. There is also a family area with splash pools and water slides. For budding equestrians, Hersonissos horse riding centre is nearby, where a range of excursions can be arranged. Last but not least, Aqua Plus is a waterpark on the outskirts of Hersonissos, sure to keep little ones smiling.

Places of interest

Culture vultures will love the Minoan Palace of Knossos at Heraklion, 30 minutes' drive away. Get lost wandering the ruins of this once opulent palace. The largest Bronze Age archaeological site in Crete, it's considered Europe's oldest city. Another big draw to the area is Spinalonga Island, which the Victoria Hislop novel 'The Island' is based on. You can visit by taking a boat trip from Aghios Nikolaos, Elounda or Plaka.


Crete Golf Club is home to the 18 hole championship course, 15 minutes' drive away.

Other activities

You may like to visit the seaside town of Aghios Nikolaos, reachable within a 40 minute drive. There's a small, pretty harbour with waterfront bars, along with chic boutiques and shops. It also has a freshwater lake overlooked by cafes and restaurants, ideal for refreshments after a busy day sight-seeing.


Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 35.305740

Longitude: 25.412250

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Activities and things to do
Aghios Nikolaos
Aghios Nikolas is a medium size town that has lots to offer. The town has three faces to the sea, the lake and port, Kitroplatia beach and the marina. There is a good choice of cafes, shops and restaurants in this town.

Aquaplus water park is split into two connected sections,one for adults including the extreme slides and the other beng for children.The slides are set amongst gardens full of cretan trees and exotic flowers.The park offers from 50 slides, games and catering facilities.They use a cashless bracelet scheme and have a system setup to reduce the waiting time for the slides.Sunbeds and umbrellas are included in entry price.
Hersonissos Golf
The only golf course on Crete is 2 miles away from Hersonissos and has 18 holes.

Hersonissos Watersports
Water sports such as jet skiis, banana boats, water skiing and scuba diving can all be found at Star Beach Water Park on the outskirts of Hersonissos. There is also a family area with pools and water features for young visitors as well restaurants and shops. Entrance is free.
Knossos, the ruins of the palace said to have been the seat of king Minos dating back to 2000 BC the first excavation bagan by Minos Kalokerinos in 1878 followed by the englishman, Sir Arthur Evans who virtually uncovered the whole palace.
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