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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 320 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Private swimming pool, garden, gym, daily maid service,Cretan delicacies

Welcome to the beautiful village of Kaliviani and to Villa Αrchontariki.

Archontariki Villa took its name from the exclusive room used from the monks to host their special guests.

The traditional setting of the Villa, the relaxed ambience in the garden and the breath-taking pool view will remind to all your senses that you have to come back soon.

Looking forward to welcoming all of you and embrace you with our Cretan hospitality!

Archontariki Villa can accommodate up to 8 people with a large fully equipped kitchen, a play room with gym facilities and our hammam will spoil you. It is furnished with simplicity and respect to the Cretan tradition, reflecting the personal taste of its owner.

The panoramic view from each floor of the Villa to Kissamos sea cape and to the surrounding hills of the village will be an image impossible to forget. The swimming pool with jacuzzi is located in a well-manicured lush garden with barbeque facilities, providing a comfortable, tranquil, relaxed environment for the guests.

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Fotini Xirouchaki
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, german, greek
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Fotini Xirouchaki

We are Fotini and Giannis Xirouchakis and we are delighted that we live in this beautiful island Crete with our two children. Photini’s family has owned this old house for over 100 years and 14 years ago we made a decision to restore the Villa as a rental property.

We love the idea of meeting people from all around the world and thus get to know different cultures and traditions from various countries.

As we live in Chania not so far from villa Archontariki, we are available to assist our guests with every aspect of their vacation: sightseeing tours, day cruises, exploring beaches, wine tasting, recommendations for restaurants and shopping.

Why Fotini Xirouchaki chose Kaliviani

If someone asked you to list the reasons why you would choose a place to spend your summer vacation what would those be?

Incredible beaches

Beautiful village


The people


Cretan gastronomy


What makes this villa unique

The visitor of Crete will not left to his fate.

He has every opportunity to take in social occasions throughout the year.

Chania is a place where it is nearly impossible to be bored or to miss out on all these forms of entertainment that await you.

Here the festivities never end, lasting for as long your heart desires

We hope relaxed and rejuvenates by its invigorating energy having satisfied all of your hearts desires expect for one ……….the desire to return soon…………

Guestbook comments from the owner

Soggiorno per fortunati.

Scoprite la villa Arhontariki avrete tante cose da ricordare .

Vacanze indimenticabile.

Mille grazie

Fotini -Gianni
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Kaliviani, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 320 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bedroom - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Gym place - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Garden Exterior Shower -
    Garden Exterior WC - toilet
    1st floor bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower)
    Main bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom
    Romantic Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Romantic Bedroom
    Bedroom Bay View - 1 double bed , Bedroom Bay View
    Tradinional Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Tradinional Bedroom
    PLAYROOM - 1 double bed , Playroom with ping pong
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • car optional
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Few words for us from our valuable guests... ...We felt very spoilt... ...Who would excpected that you could find a beautiful home in the middle of a tradinional and charming Cretan village... ...memorable stay... ...Trustful and excellent service... ...In house and yard we had our own space and peace... ...A traditional home away from home... Villa Arhontariki has it all!...


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average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful Traditional Greek Villa

  • 5 of 5

Arhontariki is a beautiful traditional Greek villa with loads of character. We had a fantastic two week holiday here with our 5 month old, it had everything we needed to make our holiday stress free.

The villa is very clean and well equipped with a fantastic pool and beautiful gardens. Fotini and John made us very welcome and did everything they could to ensure we felt at home and enjoyed our stay.

There are plenty of lovely beaches nearby and a taverna next door that delivered us traditional Cretan food.

I would recommend this villa to families and groups of friends.

Lucy & Mark UK

  • Review Submitted: 01/12/2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Wycombe

Relaxing Holdiay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the villa for one week in August and had a wonderful relaxing time there. The facilities are excellent and the service is wonderful. We felt very spoilt.

The owners, Fotini and John are very friendly and helpful, and provide a spotless accomodation with lots of outdoor equipment.

We also walked to the two nearby tavernas, and returned to the Garten bar restaurant twice. Nearby in Kissamos we also liked the Cellar taverna on the sea front.

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2010
  • Date of Stay: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lahti, Finland

Excellent place for holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing and wonderful holiday in Villa Arhontariki. We want to thank for trustful and excellent service. The location was very good and there were lots of interesting places to visit nearby. House was very beautiful and nice and we especially liked that cleaning of the house was included to the price. In house and yard we had our own space and peace. Yard and swimming pool was also very nice and suitable for little children. Terrace was a nice place for having dinner and if you didn't want to make dinner you could always go to the Taverna next to the house and have a lovely and tasteful dinner there. Lots of good memories and looking forward to visit this house again. Thank you Fotini, John and Nicky!

  • Review Submitted: 28/03/2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfact vacation...

  • 5 of 5

We have been for a week last August and it was one of the best vacation we have enjoyed from. The house is beautiful and you can feel someone thought about every little detail to make you comfortable. The cleaning lady comes every day! which is a real treat.. The house next door is an excellent tavern so whenever we did not feel like cooking, wonderful food was 1 minute walking away, Falacarna beach which is simple & beautiful is 20 minutes drive and is worth the effort, the terrace of the house when we usually had dinner is beautiful & comfortable and i could go on forever..indeed it was a perfect holiday...

  • Review Submitted: 03/05/2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Pachia Ammos
Car: recommended

Villa Archontariki is situated in the picturesque village of Kalyviani, 35 km from the city of Chania, 5 km from the town of Kasteli and 800 m from the port of Kasteli. It is a lively village with coffee shops and traditional taverns served typical Cretan dishes all by local products. It is the ideal destination for relaxing holidays close to the best beaches of the island.

From Kasteli port you will take the boat to the island of Gramvousa with its impressive castle, built by the Venetians in 1579, and Balos famous beach which is among the best beaches in Greece. Τhe coastal ancient Minoan town of Falassarna is located 12km from the town of Kasteli and the magical Falassarna with its stunning sandy beaches and the clear waters are included to Natura protected area due to their unique beauty. Do not miss the tropical Elafonissi island with its turquoise waters in the south part of Chania, almost 70km from Chania city.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Upon your arrival there will be awaiting for you a welcoming Cretan treat, fruits, cretan oil, wine, raki and fresh eggs.

Our rates include daily cleaning service, parking space, bikes and WiFi internet access.
In winter time woods for the firelace are free of charge.

For winter period get avail from our special rates!
We can accept payment by bank tranfer of GBP, EUROS , USD .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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