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Pano Stalos Villas. Chania - Crete - Greece - Greek Islands. - Villa Sophia

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights



Villa Sophia

Villa Sophia is the largest of our three Villas and can comfortably accommodate between 1 and 8 guests.

The Villa has 3 main bedrooms but also includes a 2 bed studio apartment with patio doors onto the pool area, the studio is a utility that allows for more flexible living arrangements.

If guests should grow tired of simply marveling at the outstanding views that Villa Sophia has to offer, they can choose to sun themselves on the patio or cool themselves in the very large freeform pool. The shady balconies provide an outdoor eating area and pleasant retreat from the mid-day sun.

With panoramic views from nearly every window, the Villa Sophia definitely has the WOW factor and provides superbly comfortable accommodation for any group be it large or small.

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About the property

Pano Stalos Villas

Welcome to the shady balconies and sunny terraces of Pano Stalos Villas. Villa Sophia, Villa Hannah and Villa Europa are beautifully maintained and each has its own large private pool. Sitting on a tranquil hillside above the traditional Cretan hamlet of Pano Stalos they command stunning view’s of the sea, White Mountains, Chania and beyond. Villa Hannah will comfortably accommodate 1/8 guests. Villa Europa will comfortably accommodate 1/6. Perfect for a relaxing holiday and ideally placed for you to explore the beautiful beaches and historic surroundings of Western Crete, these villas are fully air-conditioned and are available to rent through-out the year. English owners live nearby and are available to offer advice and assistance. A complimentary welcome pack is provided and there is a maid service twice weekly. Our E.O.T registered number for our villas is 10.42.K.2K.01785/1778

Dave or Sandra
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

Available Rentals

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Prices are based on 2-8 people sharing and are per week (not per person).

At least one member of a party must be over 21 years of age and their name and address must be provided as the lead member of the booking. All male / female parties may be accepted at the discretion of the owners and must be declared prior to booking. By making a booking with us, you are accepting that you will replace or pay for any breakages or damage caused in the property during the rental period and that the property will be left in good condition.
Please note that there may be instances where we have a same-day changeover between 2 parties. If so, we operate the policy of vacate by 10.00 and into property after 16.00.

Cots and highchairs are provided free of charge.

We also accept payment in Euros. NEW we also take payments via PAYPAL.


Accommodation and facilities for Villa Sophiain Chania in Nea Kidonia

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Studio apartment
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Villa Sophia
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great time at Villa Sophia, great atmosphere and place, great stuff. Everything is as described, I can highly recommended.

We will come back.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back anytime.
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Asnières sur seine

Une charmante maison avec une vue exceptionnelle

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons séjourné à la villa Sophia une semaine en famille. Tout était parfait, du "welcome pack", à la somptueuse piscine, en passant par la gentillesse d'Alan et Suzan, chargés de l'entretien de la maison et de vous faciliter votre séjour. La maison est idéalement située pour sillonner la partie ouest de la Crète ( Presqu'île d'Akrotiri, Chania, Elafonissi, Sougia, Paleochora, Kolimvari, Balos et Gramvoussa, Samaria etc...).Nous reviendrons avec grand plaisir dans ce petit coin de paradis bordé par les oliviers!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful stay !!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days in this wonderful villa. The house has a large living space, rooms are spacious and the pool area is very nice.

Alan and Suzanne have welcomed us in the evening of our arrival and they were required to do the shopping that we can prepare a meal. They have always been good advice about tours, beaches and restaurants.

The villa is very well located, we were able to move in all the attractions without having to travel too far.

We keep an excellent memory of Crete!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Villa, Lage und Umgebung

  • 4 of 5

Villa Sophia, abseits vom typischen Touristenrummel

fanden wir unseren perfekten Urlaub.

Die Villa liegt auf einem Hügel ist lichtdurchflutet und bietet einen herrlichen Panoramablick auf das Meer und die Berge.

Es ist einfach nur schön in der erhöhten Küche zu sitzen und aus den großen Glassfronten zu sehen.

Der Wein und Raki auf der schicken Veranda schmeckt noch besser, wenn Chania von weitem leuchtet.

Der Poolbereich verdient eine eins.

Zum Essen sind wir meißtens in Stallos in den lokalen Tarvernen gewesen und haben die lokale Küche bei tollen einheimischen Gastgebern genossen oder wir folgten den Empfehlungen unserer 


Eine Person muß immer fahren, der Weg zurück auf den Hügel ist zu weit und der Fahrer sollte nicht zu ängstlich sein.

Der Mix von Hikingtouren, (Klettern bis 7c war auch möglich),

bummeln in Chania (ca 20 min Autofahrt) und baden an ausgesuchten Stränden war für alle perfekt. Besonders zu erwähnen ist der Strand Balos Beach, es ist ein Tagesausflug mit holpriger Zufahrt und 20 minütigen Fußmarsch.

Dear Dave & Sandra, many thanks, wie had a wonderful tIme in the Villa Sophia and we are sure to visit you again.

Due two the reason you have asked us to review our stay an make also some comments for any improvement, we want to make remarks as follows:

The only think wie miss in the bathrooms were some towel rails and wie did not use the sleepingroom close to the bathroom because during our stay this room has a problem with humidity.

It was not possible to use the closet, this problem must be solved sonnest.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments on Villa Sophia. Yes we did have a problem with the air conditioner, this has now had a new one fitted into that room. You comments about a towel rail have been noted and for next year a new one will be fitted. We always ask for comments from past guests it helps us to make your stay with us all the better. Wished all our guests where as nice and constructive as you. It would be a pleasure to have you return.
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  • 4 of 5

Everything was good, the villa is big and it was really nice for 9 people, the view is wonderful, the pool is the biggest than I never saw before in a villa, and the daily service made by Alan and Suzanne was really a high quality. They are really nice people and we spend good time with them.Hope we will come back.Thank you so much, and take care of you..Regards from us and our friends in France (so sad to come back !!!!p)

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Villa Sophia is the largest of our villas and has a large private pool.
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"Just perfect!"

  • 5 of 5

"When we arrived at Villa Sophia (having had no problem at all in finding it by following the excellent nstructions) we were warmly greeted by David.

Sophia was more than we expected as the photographs cannot due justice to the property.

It was very clean and everything worked. David and Sandra were excellent hosts from cleaning the villa and giving us advice on where to eat and visit and emptying our bins every day!

We found all the restaurants easy to find and all served great food.

The beaches are superb and there is a great choice of shops and supermarkets all within a few minutes drive. (A car is a necessity).

We were a party of five aged between 80 and 14 so there was something for everyone and we rattled around Sophia as she is big enough for 8.

We would recommend this villa, and indeed any of the Panos Stalos Villas (we had a look round them!).

In our ten years of renting villas David and Sandra delivered by a long way the best service we have ever experienced.

Wish we were still there.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Kato Stalos
Car: recommended

Pano Stalos is ideally placed for touring, being just 15/20 mins away from Chania. We have five good restaurants and a local shop in the village of Pano Stalos.