Crete - Holiday Villas and Houses to rent from Crete Direct <body> <h1>Holiday Villas, Houses and Property to rent from Crete Direct</h1> <h2>Private traditional country houses and villas in the Chania region of Crete for both long term rental and short term holidays</h2> We have an exclusive selection of Villasin the Chania region of Crete, available for rent all the year round, by week, month, or quarter. These provide a haven in which to relax and sample Cretan life away from the main tourist areas but are also excellent exploration bases and within reach of the excitement and entertainment of the lively city of Chania. When you rent a villa from Crete Direct, you really do deal with the island of Crete directly. This is reflected in the low prices of our villas, our immediate responses and our personal service, tailored to what you want. We are your on-the-spot experts - no-one else knows and loves the intimate magic of this place more than we do. Our Individual Private Country Houses are all located in the beautiful unspoiled county of Kissamos on the north-western tip of the island. This is an agricultural and fishing area and our houses offer peace and privacy away from tourist developments of any kind. These traditional houses are available for long term rental periods and are fully equipped for all year round occupation. Our Holiday Villas are for those who would like to stay in the same general area: in village settings yet closer to the lively city of Chania (sometimes called Hania or Xania) and its Mediterranean excitement and entertainment. These houses are in more social, neighbourly settings and they offer a very economical way of touring and enjoying this wonderful area. Our holiday villas are available by the day between March and November.<br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/fillio.htm">Villa Fillio, Livadia</a>&nbsp; 4 Persons This is a brand new holiday villa on the far west coast of Crete, half way between Fallasarna and the island of Elafonisi, which can be seen from the balcony. Villa Fillio is only just available and is our most luxurious holiday house ever with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and TWO swimming pools! <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/zoe.htm">Villa Zoé, near Elafonisi</a> Villa Zoé is located on the west coast of Crete between the world famous beaches of Elafonisi and Fallasarna - around 5 kilometres from the monastery of Chrisoskalitisa and 10 kilometres from the pretty mountain villages of Elos and Kefali. <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/athina.htm">Villa Athiná, near Elafonisi</a>&nbsp; Approached from a small road, Villa Athiná has its own private entrance leading to a broad sweeping terrace that runs the width of the house - all of which face the sea. The swimming pool is at the front of the terrace and neither are overlooked by other buildings, or roads, or pathways etc. <br> <a href="eng/villas/joanna.htm">Villa Joanna, near Elafonisi</a> 4 Persons The traditional feel of stone and wood runs into the house itself. The big sitting room, and then split-level to the dining area and fully-fitted kitchen run across the width of the house at the front and the windows all look across the pool and terrace to the sea and to the island of Elafonisi to the south. &nbsp;<br><a href="eng/villas/sophia.htm">Villa Sophia, near Elafonisi</a> 4 Persons Villa Sophia is located on the west coast of Crete about half way between the world- famous beaches of Elafonisi and Fallasarna and roughly 10 kilometres from the pretty mountain villages of Elos and Kefali. <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/chrysanthi.htm">Villa Chrysanthi, Daratso near Chania</a> A modern, traditionally-styled and beautifully built one-bedroom house.<br /> <br> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/elene-hera.htm">Villas Elene and Villa Hera, in Elos</a> In the mountain village of Elos, between Kissamos and Elafonisi, two brand-new, two-bedroom stone built holiday villas with air-conditioning and private pools, set amongst huge trees and woodlands. Perfect for a hideaway couple, two couples travelling together, or a small family.<br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/christina.htm">Villa Christina, Kissamos</a> This beautiful three-storey holiday house, set in a half- acre of olive groves, has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a luxuriously furnished sitting room and dining area, plus a kitchen with the latest in modern fittings and appliances.<br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/persephonealexandra.htm">Villas Persephone and Alexandra, Deratso, near Chania</a> Two modern, traditionally-styled and beautifully built two-bedroom houses.<br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/dimitra.htm">Villa Dimitra</a> This house is unique in its traditional authenticity and will greatly appeal to those who really do want to immerse themselves in the peace of the mountains in this beautiful area. <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/lemonia.htm">Villa Lemonia</a> The house sits on what was once the twisting main road from Chania to Kastelli. It is in a central position in the best part of the village. <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/katiaeva.htm">Villas Katia and Eva</a> Villas Katia and Eva are both architect-designed, traditional-style buildings constructed entirely of natural stone but incorporating every modern facility to best European standards. <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/ariadne.htm">Ariadne, Drapanias</a> Perhaps more of a romantic cottage than a villa, this sweet little house sits almost in the centre of Drapanias, a quiet village close to the sea near Kissamos-Kastelli, in North West Crete. <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/crete/index.htm">More about the Beautiful Island of Crete</a> <br><a href="eng/crete/fun.htm">Holiday Fun in Crete</a> If you want fun you’ve got it. If you want sport you’ve got it. If you want bars, restaurants, clubs, you've got it.<br /> <br > <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/villas/indexholiday.htm">Holiday Villas and Apartments</a> Our Holiday Villas are for rent to those who seek a holiday break in the calm and authenticity of a village location and the countryside - yet be fairly close to a town or to the lively city of Chania (sometimes called Hania or Xania) with its Mediterranean excitement and entertainment. The houses range in size from large three-bedroom villas with pool and air-conditioning etc, through to two-person mini-villas in more social, neighbourly settings. All offer excellent value and a high standard of accommodation for either a holiday or for a longer period. Our holiday accommodation is available by the day between March and November, and you can rent for as long as you wish, and come and go any day of the week. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/beaches/index.htm">Beaches of West Crete</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/howtorent/index.htm">Renting a house or villa</a><br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/gettinghere/index.htm">Transport, Car Hire and Travel to your holiday villa</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/eng/howtorent/index.htm">Contracts, Conditions, Information, and Contact</a> <br /> <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/fr/index.htm">Version Française - Maisons traditionnelles et Villas de vacances à louer</a><br /> <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/nl/index.htm">Nederlandse versie - Verhuur van villas en landelijke woningen op Kreta</a><br /> <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.crete-direct.com/deutsch/index.htm">Deutsche version - Land- und Ferienhäuser auf Kreta zu Vermieten</a> <br /> <br /> </body>