Be a guest at Youphoria villas and Live like a local

At Youphoria villas we are locals and we know everyone around. Our on site host will assist you in organizing different experiences while you stay with us. Why not take advantage of our complementary guest concierge service.

We pride ourselves to be able to answer any question. We can arrange experiences for you such as days out or you assist with suggestions on various things such as:

  • Local Restaurants
  • Nightlife
  • Best popular  and hidden Beaches and best time and weather to visit each place
  • Unspoiled corners of Crete
  • Local people and craftsmen
  • Arrange Yoga classes or paddle board Yoga sessions
  • Where is best to look for Summer sports, surfing, kite surfing hire
  • Rib, sailing or yacht boat charter
  • Self guided walks
  • Winery visit
  • Olive oil press visit

Scuba Diving

Enjoy a unique experience on your holiday and learn about the underwater world of the Chania area with Oceanis Diving Centre. Spend a day learning and having fun then, experience the Mediterranean from above and below the water by making your first steps into Scuba Diving.


Samaria Gorge

The gorge of Samaria is situated in the National park of Samaria, in the White Mountains in West Crete. The park is supervised by the Department of Forestry and the gorge is generally open only from the beginning of May to the end of October.



Black sand and white houses, turquoise sea and sheer lava cliffs, green fields and grey earth. No other island can compare itself with the wild and natural beauty of the volcanic island of Santorini.


Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi is in west Crete, about 45 kilometres southwest of Kastelli. The Elafonissi area includes the beach, the islet 200 metres offshore and the shallow lagoon between the two.



Paleochora is a delightful small town on the south coast of Crete just oozing with charm and character. It’s beauty, tranquility and laid-back feel has earned it the affectionate term of "The bride of the Libyan Sea".


Gramvousa Island and Balos Lagoon

From May to October, you can take daily cruises from Kissamos port to to Gramvousa Island and Balos Lagoon, leaving in the morning and returning in the evening.

From mid-June and until mid-September, there are also midday departures.


Restored Village of Milia

Milia is an authentic 17th century mountain settlement which has been transformed into an eco-friendly tourist complex which seems to have sprouted from the lands of Crete.


Falasarna Beach

Falasarna is a peaceful and golden sandy beach with beautiful clear turquoise waters. There are just a few simple tavernas and not much to do but except walk and absorb the wild beauty of the area or relax in the sun. The beach is wide and seemingly endless.


Kissamos (Kastelli) Area

With a population of around 15,000, the town of Kissamos has plenty of character and like all of Crete, it has a long history filled with legends and tradtions.


Knossos Palace

Located close to the modern city of Heraklion is Knossos Palace, the ancient city of Crete and the largest archaeological site on the island.


Biolea Organic Olive Press

Just a few kilometers inland from Kolymbari and within a Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO) area, are the olive groves of the Astrikas Estate.


Botanical Park

This new and interesting venture lies only 18 kilometers outside the city of Chania, in the foothills of the magnificent White Mountains.


Exclusive yacht / boat charter - Only for Youphria villas guests

Youphoria villas guests can gain a different perspective of the coast of north west Crete and indulge in ultimate luxury by hiring a yacht or motor boat for an exclusive day trip.