Olea Villas are designed by Aristomenis Varoudakis, one of the most famous architects in Crete, using local materials of wood, stone and glass combined with traditional yet modern craftsmanship. They are an architectural delight, featuring airy rooms with large windows bringing nature to you. The interiors mix simple elegance and beautiful design with comfort and luxury.
Olea Villas are located in Loutraki Bay, part of the Akrotiri peninsula on the east side of Chania. You can visit the picturesque, traditional villages close to Akrotiri, amongst them is Stavros, where the popular movie “Zorbas” was filmed in the 60s. It is also worth visiting some old and historic monasteries: the Monastery of Agia Triada (Trinity) built in 17thcentury, the Monastery of Gouverneto of 16th century, the Monastery of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) of 7th century, which is the oldest in Crete.
There are so many beaches to visit in Akrotiri most of which are protected from the strong summer winds. Home to some of the clearest waters on the island with shallow and safe bays of Loutraki (walking distance), Marathi (walking distance), Stavros , Kalathas and Seitan Limania.
Olea Villas is a small luxury villa estate complete with its own olive grove located in the tranquil Loutraki Bay near the picturesque town of Chania. Immersed in an air of tranquillity, Olea Villas is a contemporary estate of two properties with a unique architectural style combining the local architecture with modern aspects resulting in a spectacular mix of stone exteriors glass and comfortable chic indoors.
Olea Villas are set up on a hill with gorgeous views over Loutraki Bay where you can haze at the sunrise or just gaze out to the sea. They are surrounded by centuries old olive trees which they still blossom, from which we produce extra virgin olive oil available for our guests. Each villa has its own swimming pool overlooking the sea, Jacuzzi, terrace and a small herb garden free to use by the chef of the family.
The region of Chania is the most diverse in nature area of Crete, a combination of mountains, gorges, long sandy beaches and fertile valleys. It is home to two extraordinary beaches , Elafonissi and Balos , and the famous Samaria Gorge, one of the longest in Europe.
Its long history and rich culture, is reflected in the vibrancy of its Old Port Town and its villages, local festivals, hospitality and gastronomy. A walk in the Old Town with the intense Medieval architecture is a walk back in time. The Venetian port of Chania Town is the most characteristic spot of western Crete. Holidays in Chania combine relaxation in amazing beaches, historical visits and experience of authentic life.
The contemporary build of the villas is designed to match traditional Cretan architecture whilst still providing a modern, elegant feel for its guests. Indoors, expect opulent furnishings, complemented by luxury amenities - such as 3D home theatre, fully functioning modern kitchen and marble shower. Exclusivity is guaranteed, with entrance to the villas being dictated by remote controlled entrance gates. Outside, step into a private terrace, complete with an outdoor dining space and lounging area, as well as a private garden, secluded infinity pool and jacuzzi.