Villa Kallisto

Spotlight on: Villa Kallisto in Almerida, Crete

To continue with our tradition of putting one of our villas under the spotlight, we now turn our attention to Villa Kallisto, located on the beautiful island of Crete. Considered by the Sunday Times as one of the ’40 Hottest Villas in Europe’, this villa will delight you with its stunning architecture and furnishings. The cherry on top of the cake is the view, as you’ll be able to enjoy the panoramic landscape of sea and mountains.

Villa Kallisto is conveniently located in Almerida, a beautiful fishing village and seaside resort. It sits inside the Apokoronos area of Crete, which is world-renowned for its gorgeous scenery.

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The Villa Kallisto

This villa is the perfect holiday destination for anyone who loves spending time surrounded by nature but still enjoys all the comforts from home. With sandy beaches, waterside taverns and a mini market only 1.8 km away, the villa is well-located, so you’ll always find something to do during your holidays.

Beautifully furnished, Villa Kallisto has three bedrooms and plenty of space for you to hang your clothes. Sliding doors open onto a patio by the pool area, where you can take a refreshing dip as soon as you arrive.

In this area you’ll also find a purpose built barbeque and outside dining furniture; perfect to have a relaxing meal after a day exploring the village. Villa Kallisto comes equipped with top of the range appliances, satellite TV, Wi-Fi connection and much more, to ensure that you don’t miss out on anything!

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Attractions in Almerida

Almerida is just the right thing for holidaymakers that want to enjoy the sea far away from the  hustle and bustle of major tourist resorts; especially if you’re a family with small children. With the beach nearby, Villa Kallisto is the perfect base to explore the Apokoronas area, where you’ll be able to enjoy walking around, hiking, biking and engaging in water sports.

With breath-taking scenery everywhere you go, Almerida is truly a nature lover’s paradise.

Botanical Park

Located at Omolos, Chania, (around half an hour away by car) the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete is rich in fruit trees from all over the world, as well as medicinal and ornamental plants. With so many colourful paths to explore while there, you’ll certainly enjoy spotting the hundreds of plants and animals that make this microclimate their home!

Samariá Gorge

Great for hikers, Samariá Gorge is just nearby. Created by a small river running between two mountains, this gorge is 16km long and listed as a World’s Biosphere Reserve where many endemic species have flourished.


If you love history, you’ll enjoy exploring the archaeological ruins of Aptera. This site was destroyed by an earthquake during the 7th century, and a monastery was built there in the 12th century, which operated until 1964.  The hilltop is located around 150m above the sea and presents a spectacular view.


This is an old, traditional village located in the Apokoronas area. In it, you’ll find a fantastic folklore museum where you’ll be able to see the history and culture of the village. This is also a great opportunity to try more delicious Cretan recipes, as there are plenty of taverns that offers the best in Mediterranean food.

Enjoy everything Crete has to offer by staying in Villa Kallisto or another one of our beautiful villas! We’re always here to help you with anything you require, so don’t hesitate to contact us at anytime to book your stay.