Melia Amalthia Luxury SeaSide Villa, an Evanescence Retreat

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5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel crib, free WiFi
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool

Overview of Melia Amalthia Luxury SeaSide Villa, an Evanescence Retreat

Entire home

Melia Amalthia Luxury SeaSide Villa, an Evanescence Retreat

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

5 bedrooms4 bathroomsSleeps 12

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Contactless check-out
Tavronitis, Crete

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMáleme Beach10 min drive
  • Popular LocationOrthodox Academy of Crete17 min drive
  • Popular LocationAfrata Beach38 min drive
  • AirportChania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis)45 min drive

Space details

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 12
3229 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 5
    2 twin/single beds
Common area
    2 sleep sofas/futons
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Melia Amalthia Luxury SeaSide Villa, an Evanescence Retreat

Family-friendly villa with water park and outdoor pool
The Luxury Retreat, is part of an Elite group of ThinkVilla bespoke stays, where hand-picked exceptional properties of outstanding 24/7 service, incredible tailored experiences and unique cultural charm await to inspire you. The Villa has been certified with the Seal of Approval, a 300’ Criteria Rating, for the unique design, innovation, individual quality & inspiring offerings only with ThinkVilla. The license number of the Greek National Tourism Organization is : 1213914

An Overview of the Impeccable Retreat
A little piece of paradise. Melia Luxury Villa II, is a spectacular luxury sea side villa, with a swimming pool and spacious outdoor lounges, making it an ideal family or friends favourite for summer holidays for years to come. From the moment you step into the Villa you’ll be welcomed into a truly unique space, one that only a privileged few will ever experience. Boasting effortlessly chic interiors, spectacular settings, this sea side villa is yours to remember. The allure of this home is impossible to ignore. With plenty of space for the whole family to unfurl in, here is a home where loved ones can set themselves free. This holiday home flaunts exquisite interiors that exude a certain ethereal elegance, guarantee a perfectly relaxing and rejuvenating stay. A striking structure on Tavronitis close to Chania town, this self-catering hideaway, is a nod to the modern Cretan summerhouse. With an outdoor private 50sqm infinity pool with hydromassage features, this is a spectacular 250m2 villa, that can host up to 12 guests to unwind, just a few steps away from the Sea. The unique home is also wheelchair accessible, featuring a ramp, access to the Ground Floor pool & living - cum area, with a specially designed wheelchair friendly bedroom and bathroom also.

*The villa is part of a Melia Luxury Villas complex, it is the 2nd in Line ( one other villa is located just in front and another one behind) where two more villas are located, each with their own pool and facilities. The villa is just a few steps away from the sea.

External Living | Pool & BBQ
This captivating home is embellished with a private 50m2 swimming pool with hydromassage features, enriched with a lounge area and outdoor dinning area. Grown-ups can lounge to their sun loungers before idling back for al fresco barbecues (gas) under sunset skies. The property lays in 200sqm outdoor area with spectacular surroundings. An ideal holiday escape for those who seek ultimate privacy and summery living just a few steps away from the sea. A wheelchair ramp is also available making the entire ground level of this home wheelchair accessible.

Internal Living | Bedrooms & Bathrooms
Cleverly repurposed finds and sumptuous furnishings create a calming sensory design throughout. The spacious villa spreads through two separate floors, making it an ideal escape for a large family or a group of friends. Lounge at the impeccable ground floor living room and watch the sunset lazily on the horizon before curling up on the sofa with a paperback. Set up a movie marathon at the 45’ Smart TV on long summer nights. A bespoke living-cum fully equipped kitchen awaits to inspire you for culinary wonders, with access to the pool area and to an iconic sea view dinning spot. The villa features three wonderful bedrooms on the ground floor, one with en-suite bathroom and one more shared bathroom (wheelchair accessible), allowing plenty of space and comfort for all. On the lower lever lay two more spacious bedrooms and another shared bathroom. The villa can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests in real beds, in its 5 spacious bedrooms, with 4 spacious bathrooms. Two more guests ( preferably children) can be sleep at the two available sofa beds. All bedrooms feature premium mattresses and linen, hypoallergenic Coco-mat. The Ground floor of the villa is wheelchair accessible.

Ground Floor | Living Room & Lounge Area ( Featuring a 45’ smart TV), one guest can sleep at the sofa • Fully Equipped Kitchen • 1 x Double Bedroom with Kings Bed (1.80x2.00) and en-suite bathroom with walk in shower • 2 x Double Bedrooms with Kings Bed (1.80x2.00) and one shared Bathroom with Walk in Shower (wheelchair friendly ) • Direct access to the pool, BBQ and terrace • The is a wheelchair outdoor ramp available, making the entire ground floor level wheelchair accessible

Lower Floor | Lounge Area ( Featuring a 45’ smart TV) and kitchenette with mini fridge, espresso machine and washing machine, one guest can sleep at the sofa • 2 x Twin Bedrooms with two single beds (0.90x2.00) that can be converted into a King Beds upon request and a Shared bathroom with walk in shower

Bonus : Only steps away from the villa you will find a beach, where you can enjoy a morning swim. The unique home is also wheelchair accessible, featuring a ramp, access to the Ground Floor pool & living - cum area, with a specially designed wheelchair friendly bedroom and bathroom also.

Your Home Stay Includes
Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner • Housekeeping twice per week and towels and linen changes once per week • Baby cot, high chair are available upon request • Pool and garden cleaning twice per week

There is secure parking space outside the Villa’s premises for two cars • The property is well-equipped with Fridge with freezer, Electric stove with oven, Filter coffee machine, Nespresso Machine, Microwave, Kettle, Sandwich Maker, Toaster, Juice Maker, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Iron & Board, Hair dryer, First Aid Kit, Fire Extinguisher, Smoke Detector, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Mod Cons
High quality Coco-mat bath towels and pool towels are available • Premium Bathroom amenities are available • Air-conditioning in all areas is included & serves for heating purposes also • Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa • Outdoor BBQ (gas) • Outside shaded dining area • Indoor area 250m2 • Outdoor area 200m2 • Private Pool 50m2 with hydromassage features • Pre stock service available upon request • Pool operates seasonally (end of March - middle of November) • 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included

Location Overview :
Chania is an town that inspires the imagination and engages the senses. The spectacular sea front villa is located in Tavronitis area, in Chania. The villa is located directly in front of the sea. Just within a few minutes walking distance you may find a wonderful cafe and also shops and restaurants. Many sandy beaches are close to the villa, like Platanias where you can cherish long summer days by the sea. It is only 20 minutes driving distance from the lively town of Chania and around 30 minuted driving distance from the famous Falasarna Beach.

Out & About
Nearest restaurant, cafe-bar : 300 metres
Nearest Beach : Directly in front of the Tavronitis Beach
Nearest Shopping : 800metres
Falasarna Beach : 30 kilometres (40 minutes driving distance)
Nearest Port Souda : 28 kilometres (30 minutes driving distance)
Chania International Airport : 40 kilometres (35 minutes driving distance)
Chania Town: 22 kilometres (20 minutes driving distance)
*Car rental is recommended if you wish to explore the hidden gems of the island.
Air-conditioned accommodations at this villa offer private pools and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations are furnished with sofa beds, dining tables, and kitchen islands. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the villa include a water park and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Valia Kokkinou


Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Polish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limo/town car service


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • Dining table


  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Hair dryer


  • Smart TV

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine
  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property
  • Note from host: Smoking is allowed only outdoors.

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Chef
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local meal delivery service

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Water park
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 3229 sq ft (300 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Note from host: Supervision of children is your responsibility.

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Property Registration Number 1213914

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Melia Amalthia Villa, an Evanescence Retreat Platanias

About this area


Located in Platanias, this villa is in a rural area and near the beach. Karavitakis Winery and Kalamaki Beach are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Agia Marina Beach and Tavrontis Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Maritime Museum of Crete, or check out an event or a game at Kissamos Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with jet skiing and kayaking nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with cycling and mountain climbing.

What's nearby

  • Máleme Beach - 10 min drive
  • Platanias Beach - 17 min drive
  • Orthodox Academy of Crete - 17 min drive
  • Platanias Square - 20 min drive
  • Afrata Beach - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport (CHQ) - 45 min drive


  • Black Lantern - 4 min drive
  • Maleme Cafe - 4 min drive
  • The Wave - 4 min drive
  • Edem - 5 min drive
  • Palio Archontiko - 5 min drive

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Estadia perfeita
Muita paz, tranquilidade. Anfitriã super amável. Anna e Nikos sempre atenciosos e disponíveis. Casa excelente, decorada com muito bom gosto. Tudo novo. Região próxima de tudo, mas ainda assim envolta em sossego
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2022