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Pelagos Holidays Apts with an extraordinary view of the Cretan Sea

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Two level, maisonette type apartments with 1 bedroom, sea view, (2~4 persons)

Pelagos holidays apartment has an extraordinary view over the Cretan Sea and the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside complements perfectly the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Platanias, the centre of summer nightlife both for visitors and for residents of Chania.

A modern complex of two-level apartments, with verandas & balconies oriented towards the Cretan Sea, the Pelagos holiday apartment has been respectfully constructed to blend with the unique beauty of the Platanias rock and the traditional architecture of the area. The discreet furniture, the comfortable arrangement of the room and the hospitality offered will make your stay a sheer pleasure.

How far we are?

From the apartments, a walk of less than 15min (500 m.) will take you to the sandy beach with clear blue waters (blue flag -award) or else to the shops and the center of Platanias.

Platanias is 12 km away from Chania (old Venetian port) and 25 km away from the airport or 19 km from the port of Souda, making Pelagos Holidays apartments an excellent starting point for visiting the island’s natural beauties as well as its archaeological treasures.

Why Platanias?

Traditionally, the economy of Platanias was based in agriculture but during the last twentyfive years has turned increasingly to tourism.

The majority of the visitors are Scandinavians, who have introduced a pleasant, youthful as well as a family type of entertainment.

There are plenty of shops, services and activities in the village and in the wider area, so there is no chance to get bored.

Archaeological sites, mountain villages, monasteries and cultural events in West Crete, are easily accessed from Pelagos holidays apartment.

Why Pelagos Holidays?

Pelagos Holidays offer you tranquillity with a splendid view. A small pleasant walk can bring you to the heart of day and night activity. It is a relaxing and cosy place.

Please, visit our website where you can find more photos and information:

More Details

Marianne Nissilä-Batakis
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Italian, Greek, Finnish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Marianne Nissilä-Batakis

I was born in Kalanti, south Finland. I have studied a nurse. I came in Crete first time 1987 to work as a tourist guide.

Manolis was born at Meskla in Crete. He studied an architect in Venice.

We got married 1992 and we have three children, still studying .

2008 we opened the Pelagos apartments.

Marianne Nissilä-Batakis purchased this villa in 2008

Why Marianne Nissilä-Batakis chose Platanias

This was built by Dias Constructions Ltd. which is a company of Manolis and his brother Leonidas

What makes this villa unique

The location of Pelagos is perfect, with a beautifully relaxing view. It is also close to everything but at the same time, far enough from the noise and hassle.

We promise you will love the serene afternoon time just before the sun sets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I spent 2 weeks here with our 3 young children. I had already read really good reviews on the internet. Marianne and Manolis are really wonderful people. The apartments were spotless and it really felt like being at home. The kids loved staying there and loved spending time in the swimming pool which most of the times was empty. I cannot find any faults at all with Pelagos and we will definitely go back as soon as we can. Crete is a marvellous island with so many places to see. The people are friendly and welcoming. In the 2 weeks we spent there we forgot about looking at the time and really enjoyed ourselves.
Aug 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Platanias in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • -Bathroom with a bath, hand basin and lavatory, electric current supply and hair-dryer,
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • - Bedroom with a Large double bed and a fitted wardrobe, - Air-conditioned, - Baby cot under request, -- Large mirror, -TV - Beautiful wooden floor and ceiling, - Balcony with sea view, - For furniture arrangement, look at the photos.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
11 two-floor apartments with shared pool - Room cleaning & change of linen twice a week - Provision of baby cot - Built-in electric oven with ceramic hob, refrigerator, filter coffee machine, juice-squeezer and toaster, cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery of elegant designs. - Electric heaters supply hot water whenever is needed - Sofa-double bed 2x2m, - Air conditioning system with independent cooling/heating units - Wireless internet - Safe deposit box - We don't accept pets. But we love animals so if you have problem of where to let your pets contact us to find a solution - We recommend not smoking inside apartments - Spacious terrace with table & chairs & balcony with views over the Cretan Sea, to enjoy your breakfast or drinks - Shower & sun chairs in a specially designed outdoor space by the small pool - Washing machine, iron and iron board, available upon request For additional information visit our website


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Pelagos Holidays Apts with an extraordinary view of the Cretan Sea
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 82 reviews
Düsseldorf, Germany

Excellent appartement and greek hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our vacation in your good equipped modern appartement with a wonderful seaview. Thank you for your kindness and helpfulness during our stay. We will recommend you to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: September 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: is very nice to hear that you enjoy your vacations and you have had a pleasant permanent at PelagosHolidays, we promise that we will try to be better every year...
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Fabulous accommodation, home from home in a stunning setting!

  • 5 of 5

We had read lots of reviews of different properties before booking our stay at Pelagos, and we hadn't necessarily decided to stay in Platanias when visiting Crete - I had searched for 'Chania and around' - but the reviews swayed our decision and we're so glad they did! We have just returned home from 6 days there and we really didn't want to leave. The apartment played a huge role in the success of our holiday, the set up is beautiful - think Scandi in a Mediterranean setting with a fabulous view! Apartment was immaculate, beautiful interior and exterior - two outside seating areas, incredibly comfortable beds, beautiful bathroom, everything furnished and kitted out to a really high standard and well thought out when designed. The compact kitchen area had everything I needed to cater for a family of 4, we ate two meals a day at 'home', sometimes three, and I could use the hob and the oven. There are communal washing and drying facilities and the outdoor pool is beautifully set in the rock face, with a view of the sea. The apartments are private and tranquil, there were other guests but if felt as if we were on our own.

I think what really takes Pelagos into the 5-star category is the hospitality and friendliness of Marianne, the owner and manager of Pelagos. She is so pleasant and thoughtful, she was keen to help us with anything we needed and her recommendations for where to go with our two small boys were priceless (Falasarna beach and Ravdoucha bay for snorkelling, out of this world - next time we will get to Elafonissi Beach too!). If you are used to going self-catering, you are used to taking washing up liquid/tea towels/cloths/beach towels/pegs etc- we needn't have, as Marianne has everything already and if it's not in your room, you can almost guarantee she has it elsewhere and is happy for you to use it. Our boys borrowed games from the communal 'stash' and there are books and beach things to use too. Our car hire was excellent value and problem-free, we used the company which Marianne recommended. Take away menus, guide books, pamphlets for day trips - it's all there.

We will definitely return to Crete, as there is so much to see and it is a stunning island, but we will also definitely return to Pelagos Holiday Appartments, as I can't imagine finding anywhere which suits our family so well, where we know we are going to have a real 'break', in quality comfort and a beautiful setting.

Thank you so much Marianne!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean comfortable apartment with great views close to beach& shops.Friendly English speaking host.

  • 4 of 5

Loved our first experience of Crete made special by our stay at this place.Lovely beach.Easy access to Chania and local excursions.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing views! Helpful host! Quiet and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to base a holiday! We spent 8 days here relaxing and exploring the South-West of Crete, all thanks to the friendly help from Marianne. The apartment was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed to prepare our own meals. I also appreciated the use of Marianne's herbs from the garden! The apartment was light and airy with a balcony upstairs and courtyard downstairs, both with the most amazing views! It is only a short walk down to the shops and Platanias beach, from which we enjoyed a beautiful sunset and lovely swim. Marianne was so helpful as we planned our day's outings; giving us ideas, maps and beach umbrella/mats to use, and recommendations for less touristy places to visit. Pelagos is a very peaceful place to holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed visiting the many beautiful beaches and mountain towns. You will not be disappointed if you stay here. The only problem we had was...pulling ourselves away from that view to go and explore!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastisk hyggelig ferie

  • 5 of 5

Vi hadde en flott ferie på Pelagos Holidays apts. Veldig hyggelig vertinne, Marianne som var hjelpsom på alle vis. Leilighetene var velutstyrt og renholdet utmerket. Leilighetene hadde tilgang til et lite basseng og hyggelig hage. Flott havutsikt fra alle leilighetene.Usjenert beliggenhet, men samtidig bare 5 min gåtur til strand og shopping. Anbefales på det varmeste! Vi kommer gjerne tilbake!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Accueil exeptionnel, vue sur mer, beau duplex

  • 5 of 5

Une hôtesse charmante, toujours disponible pour un conseil. Un beau duplex vue sur mer avec terrasse et balcon. Des prestations quasi hôtelières , tout en étant chez soi. Une piscine et la mer à 10 minutes a pied. Super-marches à proximité. Le camp de base idéal et zéro souci pour explorer l'Ouest de la Crete (Gramvoussa, Elafounissi, Hania, les montagnes blanches)

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Chania CHQ - International airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Many bars, tavernas etc
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Port of Souda - Chania
Nearest Golf
165 Kilometres
Crete Golf Club - Hersonissos
Nearest Motorway
3.4 Kilometres
Kissamos - Chania
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Taverns with famous Cretan food, Restaurants
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Platanias, sandy beach (blue flag)
Car: not necessary

From Pelagos apartments, a walk of less than 10 min (500 m.) will take you to the sandy beach, with clear blue waters (Blue Flag award) or else to the shops and the centre of Platanias.

Other Activities: football, volleyball, basketball, cart, waterpark and children fun-parks


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are intended per apartment and for 4 persons, if more we add 15€/per person per day.
The bigger apartment, with 2 bedrooms, cost 40€ per day more of the above prices.
LOW SEASON * 75€ / per night.
MIDDLE SEASON * 90€ / per night.
HIGH SEASON * 105€ / per night.
OFFERS all the periods, according to the availability - Please, JUST ASK!!
Special offers for longer periods.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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