The three individual holiday villas of the Phaistos Villas complex were built in different levels offering independence, privacy and uninterrupted views of the surroundings. A lovely 40m2 pool of 1,5m depth situated in the center of the complex, can be enjoyed by guests of all three villas.
This peaceful location can become your springboard for exploring the historical sites and places of unique beauty in the area.
You can choose between staying in and relaxing around the pool, hopping off on a few minutes drive to the world famous archaeological site of Phaistos, or enjoying the wonderful golden-sand beaches of Komos, Matala and Kalamaki. The serenity of the environment, the dry and healthy climate of the area as well as the local food specialities guarantee an unforgettable stay.
The Phaistos Villas resort was constructed using authentic materials by local craftsmen following the traditional architecture of rural Crete in order to perfectly blend in with the environment and be an integral part of the settlement. The thick stone walls are built with local materials in the traditional Cretan way, combined with the exceptional high wooden roof provide an airy cool and dry environment. The ground floor provides a fully equipped open planned kitchen with charming and relaxing dining and sitting area. On the second floor they have two beautifully decorated bedrooms and a balcony that overlooks the swimming pool or the surrounding area. On the same floor the villas have a modern bathroom with shower facility.
The Muse Erato, inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts in Greek and the Nymphs Dafne and Kastalia, female nymphs associated with fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other are name sponsors for the Phaistos Villas.
Situated at the foot of the village Sivas, the Phaistos Villas offer a panoramic view of the Messara valley, the Psiloritos in the mountain chain Ida and the distinctive blue of the south Cretan sea in the distance.
Sivas is a historic village of some 400 inhabitants and has retained its unique character throughout its long history as it is known to have existed as a settlement at least since 1000 AC. Today, life in the village goes by at a very relaxed pace, visitors are greeted with traditional hospitality at the cafes and taverns of the village square.
Phaistos Villas is just a fifty minutes’ drive from Heraklion International Airport Heraklion "N. Kazantzakis" to the south of Crete, at the outskirts of the picturesque village of Sivas.
The area of Phaistos gives you plenty of options to spend you holidays, you can go for hiking or walking trips, explore the valley and mountains by bicycle, make a boat trip combined with snorkeling or diving, horse riding at the beach, Cretan cooking courses - our team will be pleased to assist you, if you plan to take part of our services.