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Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Kefalas, Crete your home away from home

Kefalas is a lovely village set in the hills of Crete's mountainous Chania region. Located high on a ridge, there are magnificent views over the sea, despite being 15km inland. The views are spectacular, with many of the luxury villas in Kefalas taking full advantage. A self catering Kefalas villa is the perfect option for anyone wanting to get away from it all yet have it all at their finger tips should you want it.

Things to do in Kefalas, Crete

It is only a 15km drive down to the famous sand beaches of Georgioupolis and Almirida from a Kefalas villa, and the beaches will most likely take a good portion of your Kefalas holiday during the summer months. These are both great swimming beaches which stretch far round the coast.

However, for those that would like more than a week on the beach, there is a huge amount of choice too. Kefalas not only makes a fantastic place to simply relax, but it also acts as a fantastic base for exploration. The historic town of Chania can be reached by car in 45 minutes, and the Old Town is certainly worth exploring.

The countryside is wonderfully accessible from a Kefalas villa. Holidays in Kefalas are hugely popular with nature lovers and hikers almost throughout the year. The villages along this coast are blissfully quiet, and there are always fantastic little cafes and tavernas in which to recuperate for a moment!

Places to visit from a villa in Kefalas, Crete

The major tourist centres of Chania and Almirida are well known and very accessible from a self catering Kefalas villa, but for those wishing to experience a little more of 'real Crete', there are some real marvels to uncover. The villages of Livadia and Vamos should certainly be on the itinerary for anyone wishing to experience some real Cretan culture as it was meant to be.

Weather in Kefalas, Crete

Crete's Mediterranean climate means that Kefalas villas are in almost constant demand throughout the year. The summer lasts for many months, and you can be almost sure of sun from May right through to the end of September.

Flights to Kefalas, Crete

A holiday rental villa in Kefalas, Greece is very easy to reach from the UK. Regular flights arrive into Chania International Airport between April and November, and outside these dates, there are still a great variety of connecting flights arriving from Athens. For those wishing to take the more relaxed approach, you can also reach a Kefelas villa b sea, with services arriving from Athens daily.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
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    Villa #4192555
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
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      Villa #1887844
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Villa #8036047
        21
        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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          • 4 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Separate Toilet
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          Villa #89172
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
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            Apartment #6874537
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            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (13 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Villa #438317
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #964063a
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                    • 6 BR
                    • 6 BA
                    • Sleeps 15
                    Villa #4229881
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #4330342
                        • 6 BR
                        • 6 BA
                        • Sleeps 20
                        Villa #6740541
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Villa #8051339
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                            • 3 BR
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                            Villa #1873520
                            3
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (14 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
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                              Villa #8043092
                              14
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Multiple rentals House #1962531
                                9
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                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (2 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Bungalow #6556640
                                  2
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (5 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Villa #6506564
                                    5
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                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Condo #848451vb
                                      4
                                      Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Villa #1987691
                                        5
                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
                                          2
                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Villa #54461
                                            5
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                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
                                              4
                                              Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Villa #1932489
                                                15
                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 4 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #6557024
                                                  8
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                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                    Villa #6557279
                                                    5
                                                    Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Villa #1152642
                                                      7
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 3 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        Villa #99183
                                                        8
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                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                          • Studio
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Villa #3900764
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (14 reviews)
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                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Villa #1728020
                                                            14
                                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (49 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Apartment #448494
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                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Apartment #8038218
                                                                  8
                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (31 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Villa #6376161
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                                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Villa #6519002
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (9 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                        Villa #99150
                                                                        9
                                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Villa #6405237
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #6560588
                                                                            6
                                                                            Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                                              Villa #6505523
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Villa #8035457
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                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Villa #1782048
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Villa #3839131
                                                                                    8
                                                                                    Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                      Villa #61639
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        House #1734510
                                                                                        10
                                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #3886046
                                                                                          8
                                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (5 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            Villa #1940666
                                                                                            5
                                                                                            Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              Villa #99192
                                                                                              8
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                Multiple rentals Villa #8168558
                                                                                                7
                                                                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Villa #1275782
                                                                                                  8
                                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Villa #8162364
                                                                                                    19
                                                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Villa #1931920
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A beautiful villa with stunning mountain views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Villa Amaltheia was even better in person than described online. It was clean, comfortable and well looked after. We have a young family and we found there was more than enough room for all of us - Sam and Jerry were great and also ensured we had everything we needed, including a cot for our youngest. The pool was an added bonus and the children spent most days swimming (even though the water hadn't quite warmed up yet!). The location was great - it was quiet and peaceful, but yet we were only a short journey from Chania. We will definitely be back again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      A tiny slice of (early season) paradise.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Probably a mistake to tell anyone about this as I would for very selfish reasons not want this place to become too popular at Easter. Seems the season in Crete doesn't really start until June, and this makes no sense as the weather when we were there was nigh on perfect and not those blisteringly hot days that make August there unbearable. The advertised walk to the local village was bang on accurate and we did it a number of times as it was a highlight, and the random encounters with Goats and the like on the way added immeasurably to the experience. When you get there, the small but perfect choice of taverna's was just what anyone would want and of course, the Easter celebrations in Greece are legendary, and you must try the local beer (Charma, pronounced harmer, but it didn't do too much damage) and the raki is, of course, to be respected. The villa was spotless and very well appointed and the managers (Mark and June) were about as nice a couple as you could ever want to meet, even bringing some cushions from their own home to soften the hours of sun bedding. Although difficult to find in the dark the supplied Google map link worked and not a single wrong turn was made, and all the pre-supplied instructions were well worth reading through before hand. Good size pool but good God the water was cold, early season issue that I hadn't considered. However, it did wake you up. Yes, we would go again, in a heartbeat.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017