Find Your Luxury Stay in Chania

It is hard to imagine that as little as 30 years ago, if Chania was known to those outside of Greece at all, it was simply for being located on the island of Crete, the birthplace of Minoan civilization. Fast forward to today, and Chania has not only been acknowledged for a perfect Mediterranean vacation site, but ranks among the most desirable destinations. For true lovers of Greece, Chania is the perfect place to venture beyond the well-established tourist hotspots of Mykonos and Santorini.


It’s not difficult to see why: the old town being packed with knotty Venetian streets, a gleaming old harbour that ends to the famous Egyptian lighthouse, and its bustling markets. Around Chania’s lengthly coastline, you will find some of Greece’s most pristine beaches, from soft white sand in Balos Lagoon and Elafonisi, to rocky plunge pools with crystal clear water like in Menies, Gramvousa and the Thodorou islets. Then there’s the food, blending aromas and flavors from the world’s most unique, Mediterranean flora and fauna.


We at Chania Yachting are excited to invite your to our beautiful island. Let the hospitality of Chania exceed your expectations with luxury hotels and resorts. Located either on a hill top with panoramic view or on the beachfront only a few steps away from the inviting water, Chania’s luxury resorts boast an eclectic range of unique stays. In what follows, we round up our selection of hotels and villas for you to visit and return to again and again.


Casa Delfino


Walking through the knotty cobbled streets that comprise the Old City of Chania, you can’t miss this breatakingly beautiful property. Built more than six generations ago, Casa Delfino used to be the private home of the Delfino family. Now it has been restored to a sprawling boutique hotel, with just 24 guest rooms and suites, smoothly combining the architectural heritage with modern design.

From the top floor’s roof terrace you’ll be enchanted by the skyline overlooking the Old Venetian Harbour with the shallow crystal water of the port, the lighthouse, the fortress of Firka and the Arsenals. Respectively, the hotel’s pebbled courtyard on the groundfloor is an oasis where visitors can relax in the ambience of a journey in time, where tranquility and  simplicity will pamper and indulge even the most demanding of guests.

Located in the heart of Chania’s Old City, Casa Delfino is only steps away from a plethora of restaurants, museums, and galleries. However, if relaxing is your vacation’s holy grail, the spa  amenities with a marble steam room, jacuzzi whirlpool, and relaxation area will be exclusively available to you in this sensual sanctuary. 

Find out about the building’s most interesting history and spoil yourself during your stay in a luxury retreat that qualifies as your home away from home.      


The award-winning Youphoria Villas located in Kissamos are a complex of eight villas cascading down a hillside wih sea view and infinity pools. Built with natural materials from the surrounding area, the Youphoria Villas harmonically integrate in a landscape covered by olive groves and endemic flora complimenting instead of imposing.

While the overall design is inspired by  modern minimalism, the interior decór sparks the aesthetics and the authenticity of the Cretan hospitality. The fresh signature touch of the local designer Stavroula Mavromataki, and links to the external areas with balconies, terraces and pergola-shaded lounge areas enhance the whole property. One can be mesmerized by the stunning view of  the Gramvousa peninsula in the North, the White Mountains in South and the majestic Cretan Sea in the West.

Don’t miss out Youphoria Villas’ massage and treatments that will invigorate your senses with Cretan natural herbs and essential oils.

Without doubt, Youphoria Villas is a luxurious stay for the elite traveler with a desire for exceptional style and design. 


Avra Imperial Hotel


Whether you are travelling to Chania for business or leisure, Avra Imperial Hotel is the sophisticated, elegant, and luxurious accomodation choice. Located in the vicinity of Kolymvari area, the impressive hotel of 328 rooms and suites stands out for its excellent facilities and the impeccable hospitality.

The beautiful complex has a stunning view to the Cretan seafront and is a stone’s throw away from a blue flag private beach, making it a perfect place for a lavish stay, a haven for sunseekers and beach entusiasts.

From the outdoor pools to the indoor spa facilities, this resort is equipped to fit everyone’s needs. The rooms with private pools definitely qualify for the perfect tranquil escape, but it is the poolside bars and the modern restaurants with their stylish interiors that set the scene for evenings and nights of entertainment and relaxation. Notably, the children’s facilities with a kids’ club make the place idyllic for families as well as adults.

The Avra Imperial Hotel is commited to an authentic Cretan hospitality emphasizing its inviting atmospere and cherishing the your vacation with your loved ones.

Villa Oleander   


Situated in a hilltop countryside in Akrotiri, Oleander Villa creates an ever-stylish fusion of all it takes for a dreamy holiday in Chania. Airy spaces, luxurious amenities, and meticulous blending of modern to tradition makes the villa an ideal choice for leisure and sunbathing.

Olive trees shade the salty swimming pool in a garden brimming with flowers and herbs overlooking the magnificent view of the Kalathas sea.

The interior, split in two independent spacious floors and including 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, stands out with its playful artwork and huge windows. Designed to pamper you with all comforts engaging fine taste as well as automated technology, the overall staying experience is streamlined to perfection. Balconies, private terraces, interior and exterior dining spaces, gardens, and barbeque areas are careful designed into distinctive living areas, making the stay of up to 14 people comfortable, elegant, and joyous.

Villa Oleander is an oasis of pleasure  awaiting your great escape to a cherishable experience.


Domes Zeen


Found at the intersention of luxury, slow-living simplicity and discreet privacy, this newly built constellation of villas right on the beach of Chrysi Akti is an ode to tasteful indulgence. The project hotel centers around the concept of a hotel-within-a-hotel. Comprising a small village itself, Domes Zeen offers its guests not only the experience of a luxurious accomodation by the sea, but also the opportunity to participate in artisanal craft ceramic workshops, wine and olive oil tasting experiences, visits to local beauty brands and gorge hiking adventures.

Both families and couples are wholeheartedly welcome in the hotel’s bungalows and rooms,  equipped with granite bathrooms, embellishing elements of dark timber and decorated in an unparalleled style of handmade furniture, rattan weaves, and tree trunk stools. The exterior, on the other hand, with the sea vista and a choice of your own garden, the private or shared swimming pools and the stone alleys leading to the beach create a tropical atmosphere that is unique, vibrant and relaxing at the same time.

The wellness programs,  the gym facilities and the eclectic gastronomy offered in the Domes Zeen in Chania compliment the character of a retreat that is second to none in the area of Crete.

Villa Elements


Villa Elements is a brand new two-floor concept villa that aims to connect its guests with the four basic elements of life: water, air, earth and fire. These elements are vividly present in the spacious exterior of the villa that features an immense swimming pool, an al-fresco dining area for 16 visitors, a barbeque area, and a breathtaking panoramic view of the Souda Bay and the White Mountains.

Stone walls paired with glass windows separate the cozy interior that consists of eight bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, fireplaces and two kitchens, making the hosting of large groups of people comfortable, elegant, and independent. While the wooden floors, ceiling and earthy colours add a homely soothy touch, the spacious open plan areas lets sunlight and air in, creating splendid vistas from anywhere you stand. 

This contemporary retreat offers superb surroundings of 5000 square meters and fine facilities that turn it into a destination on its own. Take advantage of this hilltop site to stroll and admire the unique colours of the sunset, the sunrise reflecting on the water of the bay and the untamed mountains above it. Elements villa definitely qualifies as one of the most impressive resorts Crete has to offer.


Euphoria Hotel


Euphoria Hotel in Kolymvari is set up to provide all the ingredients for an activity-filled family holiday. Tucked away from the city of Chania, it is a luxurious resort that benefits from its  stunning location across the coast of Kolymvari.

With stylish and comfortable rooms, spa facilitiesm, swimming pools, and organized activities that range from tennis courses, waterpark amenities to harmonious spa, yoga and pilate sessions this hotel perfectly captures the essence of rest and rejuvenation in its rooms and suites.

Euphoria takes special pride in offering 70 “Signature Collection” rooms that offer exquisite accomodation and five exclusive restaurants where you can discover an array of local and international delicacies while ovelooking the majestic sea.

In Euphoria you are welcome to focus on the powerful, euphoric, magical and beautiful side of life. Experience the essence of Cretan hospitality.


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