Villa Hermes | All luxury in a breathtaking location

    (1 review)

    • 1 - 9 Guests
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • 4 Bathrooms
    Splendid swimming pool, plunge pool, and indoor Jacuzzi
    Architectural masterpiece
    Including breakfast

Situated above the breaking waves and craggy coastline of western Crete, this luxury seaside retreat is a masterpiece of Mediterranean architecture. The entire house is designed to blur the boundaries between the inside and its beautiful natural surroundings. Completely without unnecessary decorations, the view of the rocky coast is emphasized from every room. The understated modern decor blends with the rugged, wild landscape. Wooden floors, contemporary furniture in light wood, and minimal design create a stylish whole.

With three bedrooms in the villa and a separate guest house (all with ensuite bathroom), the villa can accommodate up to eight guests; ideal for families with older children or friends who seek privacy and luxurious relaxation in an enchanting setting. Each bedroom is an independent oasis and features a private balcony or terrace with stunning sea views, two have direct access to the pool. The open living area includes a gourmet kitchen with indoor and outdoor dining table for eight people and a lounge area overlooking the sea that stretches to the horizon.

Start the day with a marvelous breakfast of local products. Cherish the tranquility of untouched nature, sink into endless blue and breathtaking views. Swim, stroll along the beach, walk the coastal paths or enjoy a boat ride in search of secluded beaches. In the evening, prepare delicious dishes on the BBQ or sample traditional meals in small local taverns nearby. At the end of the day, you can enjoy fascinating sunsets. Take a last dive in the pool by moonlight before going to sleep with the sound of the rushing waves in the background.

Villa Hermes, a five-star experience in unspoiled nature!

Popular amenities
  • WIFI
  • Heated pool
  • breakfast
  • airco
  • Private chef
  • private pool
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Availability & Prices

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  Important: The prices shown for 2021 are subject to interim changes

Do you have questions about Villa Hermes ?

You can reach our multilingual team by phone from 9 AM - 5.30 PM ​on weekdays and on Saturday from 10 AM - 1 PM at 0031-238447005 or via the chat function​ on our website. ​And you can always send an email to, we will respond as soon as possible.

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Special offer

Under option
  • Daily breakfast with fresh local products
  • Gas / water / electricity
  • Bath, bed and kitchen linen
  • Pool towels
  • Wifi
  • Luxury bath products
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool maintenance cot + chair for children up to 3 years (on request)
  • Change of linen once a week
  • Cleaning twice a week
  • Final cleaning
  • Weekly rental from Friday to Friday
  • The main house is suitable for 6 adults, if you want to rent the guesthouse (2 adults and 1 child) then additional costs apply.
  • On the cliff where Villa Hermes is located, there are three other houses of the owners and on the beach there is another house for 2 people. The beach at the bottom of the cliff is not private, but is not crowded due to the remote location.
  • Check-in is possible from 4 pm, check-out before 10 am on the day of departure
  • Inside there is no smoking, outside in the designated places
  • Children are very welcome
  • High chair, cot is ready for you on request
  • Pets are not allowed
  • From 2020 it’s possible to heat the large pool (20 Euro per day, minimum 7 days)
  • Home chef
  • Laundry and ironing service
  • Hire of snorkel sets
  • Private tours and field trips
  • Private trainer
  • Grocery service
  • Food delivery
  • Babysitting service
  • Spa massage
  • Taxi and airport shuttle service

The very friendly and helpful manager Venetia is always at your service and can provide you with many tips about the area.

Reservations are considered valid after receiving a pre-payment of 30% of the total rental costs. The outstanding balance must be paid 6 weeks before the day of arrival. If your booking is done within 6 weeks before arrival, you are required to pay the full amount immediately. In case of cancellation more than 6 weeks before arrival 50% of the pre-payment will be refunded. No refund will take place in case of cancellation within 6 weeks before arrival. We therefore strongly recommend a travel insurance.

The owners request a security deposit of 400 Euros, to be paid in cash on location. If you leave the house well and no damage has been detected, the owners will refund the deposit. 

Villa Hermes is visited by Denise


All accommodations in our unique collection meet our high standards in quality, comfort, style and setting. We visit every place, meet the owners and explore the area, so we are sure that you will have a great holiday here!
Do you want to know more from Denise about Villa Hermes? She is happy to advise you!


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Transparant prices

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Villa Hermes is an elegant luxury villa with a modern design located near the charming and traditional village of Livadia, a 20-minute drive from the famous Elafonissi Beach. The town lies on the edge of the European hiking trail E4 - a route of exceptional natural beauty where you can enjoy the captivating untamed coastline of Crete.

In the village of Livadia, buying food is still done the traditional way, a fantastic experience. You can buy fish in the small harbor, but there are also some small local taverns. There is a mini market in the village of Chrisoskalitissa (15-20 minutes) and larger supermarkets in the town of Kissamos (30km).

Although the area around Elafonisi is best known for the gold pink beach with turquoise waters, there is much more to experience. Below are our suggestions:

You fly at Chania Airport (Crete), located 75 km from the villa.



(1 review)

Beautiful view, amazing villa!


Audio / Video / Internet
  • Dvd's
  • Ipod docking station
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • WIFI
  • satellite television
  • video
  • stereo

  • Blender
  • Espresso machine
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • microwave
  • coffee maker
  • grill
  • Dishwasher
  • toaster

Optional Services
  • Wine service
  • Basic shopping package
  • breakfast
  • Private chef
  • massage

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool lounge chairs
  • BBQ
  • Heated pool
  • balcony
  • Whirlpool / Jacuzzi
  • Prive terras
  • parking lots
  • outdoor kitchen
  • private pool
  • outdoor shower
  • plunge pool

  • Towels
  • Pool Towels
  • Bed linen
  • kitchen towels
  • bathrobes

  • Baby cot
  • high chair

  • iron
  • Washing machine
  • 24 Hours - On Call Maintenance
  • airco
  • bathtub

  • information about the area
  • books
  • safe
  • hairdryer

A peaceful hideaway just steps from the beach

    Splendid swimming pool, plunge pool, and indoor Jacuzzi Architectural masterpiece Including breakfast
<p>Villa Hermes is a striking architectural villa, spectacularly situated on the cliffs of a secluded bay with fabulous views over the rugged coastline of Crete. The steel beam construction with wood and luminous glass walls bring the landscape inside and blur the boundaries between the house and its surroundings, making it seem that the villa is one with the rocks and the sea.</p> <p><strong>The layout of Villa Hermes</strong></p> <p>The entrance to the house is on the ground floor, which is also the top floor of the villa. Here is the well-appointed kitchen, living room, and terrace. The sleek kitchen with a cooking island is equipped with all modern appliances including an oven, microwave, dishwasher, electric cooktop, refrigerator, and wine cooler. On chilly evenings, you can eat here at the dining table. The living room has a large comfortable sofa and chairs overlooking the sea and courtyard. The huge glass fa&ccedil;ade opens onto the covered terrace with dining table f...

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