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- Stylish hilltop villa
- Panoramic sea and mountain views
- Light and spacious
- Tavernas and shops 5-minute drive
- Simpson family extras available
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The landscape west of Chania is a palette of silver, green, blue and terracotta; its ancient olive groves standing proud against the captivating backdrop of the White Mountains. In this timeless setting, Villa Trouli occupies a commanding position on the crest of a hill with panoramic views across the countryside to the sea beyond. Offering a bright and spacious living area and downstairs twin-bedroom, the flexible accommodation has all the comforts of home, with two further en-suite bedrooms upstairs, both with balconies and fabulous views towards the coast. Outside, the views continue from the pretty gardens, free-form pool and terrace; a glorious setting to enjoy a sunset barbecue or a peaceful moonlit dip.
The picturesque village of Upper Stalos, just a five-minute drive away, is home to some excellent tavernas, whilst the lively coastal village of Stalos, with its sandy beaches and bustling shops is a further five-minutes on. Another highlight of the region is the beautiful Venetian harbour in Chania; accessed by car in under half an hour, it is the perfect spot for a candlelit dinner by the water’s edge.
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- 3 bedroom villa (sleeps 2-6)
- Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area with Satellite TV (English speaking news channels), DVD-player, CD-player
- Kitchen includes full cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer
- Twin bedroom (90cm x 200cm beds) with en-suite shower room with washing machine
- Double bedroom (150cm x 200cm bed) with en-suite bathroom (¾ corner bath), leads to large terrace
- Twin bedroom (90cm x 200cm beds) with en-suite shower room, leads to balcony
- Complimentary wifi
- Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided
- Air-conditioned bedrooms
- Private swimming pool (with small children's section) 10m x 7m maximum (depth 1 – 1.7m)
Simpson family extras
- Family favourite range of toys and games, suitable for ages 5-11 – not provided in 2020 due to Covid-19
- All properties with wifi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails
* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.
National tourist licence (EOT): 1042K10002967801
- Beach (Stalos) 10min drive
- Tavernas/shops 5min drive
- Chania 25min drive
- Chania airport 50min drive
- Heraklion airport 2hr drive
Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:
- 2-3 guests – 1 Group C, Hyundai i20 or similar*
- 4 guests – 1 Group D, Peugeot 208 or similar*
- 5 guests – 1 Group E, Citroën C-Elysee or similar*
- 6 guests – 2 Group C, Hyundai i20 or similar*
* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with no excess charge. For this particular destination, the undercarriage, tyres, wing mirrors and windscreen are not included in the cover.
Group C – 1.2-1.3 litre engine, 1 large and 2 small suitcases*
Group D – 1.2-1.4 litre engine, 2 large suitcases*
Group E – 1.4-1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 1 small suitcase*
The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.
Group G – Fiat Doblo 6 seater or similar, 1.4-1.6 litre engine, no suitcases with full occupancy*
Group G3 – Jumpy Multispace L2 9 seater or similar, 2.0 litre engine, 4 large and 4 small suitcases*
Group H – Automatic Hyundai i20 or similar, 1.3-1.4 litre engine, 1 large and 1 small suitcase*
Group H2 – Automatic Toyota Auris or similar, 1.3-1.6 litre engine, 2 large suitcases*
Group I – Cabrio Peugeot 207 or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 2 small suitcases*
Group I2 – Cabrio Peugeot 308 or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 2 small suitcases*
Group K – Automatic SUV Jeep Renegade 2WD or similar, 1.4 litre engine, 2 large and 2 small suitcase*
* Suitcase sizes are based on a large suitcase being approximately 75cm x 41cm x 31cm, a medium suitcase of approximately 65cm x 46cm x 29cm and a small suitcase of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.
An excellent week’s holiday and Klaudia was very helpful. All the stress was taken out of the booking process – Simpson did it all for you.
The Bennett family – October 2019
Simpson organised everything extremely well. Villa Trouli was wonderful and Stavros and Sophia were excellent hosts who made our holiday exceptional.
Jill & Brian Clegg – September 2019
Thank you for a lovely week at Villa Trouli. A wonderful villa – best pool ever, clean and well laid out with everything thought of. It was hard to tear ourselves away from relaxing by the pool but we enjoyed visiting the old port and Chania and highly recommend Falasarna and Elafonissi beaches. Also everything made easy by Simpson Travel. Thank you Stavros and Klaudia.
The Donaldson family – August 2019
We like to know we will be well looked after and feel secure in the knowledge that if anything should go wrong with any part of the holiday, be it flights, accommodation or just about anything, Simpson will do their very best to sort out a problem. Our experience is about the best you can get from a holiday company and, having used Simpson Travel for many years, see no reason to change. Excellent in every respect!
Nigel Jenkins – June 2019
Wonderful villa, the view of the mountains was amazing, the view of Chania was amazing, the pool was amazing, we had the most amazing, relaxing time.
Henderson – April 2019
I originally looked at Airbnb for a villa and found a few possible nice options. However, when trying to pair them with a suitable flight it became very difficult. Simpson Travel was recommended by a friend and I found a beautiful villa. Simpson Travel sorted the flights and car hire and made the whole thing painless. Easyjet flights were at reasonable times and we were pre-checked in to really good seats by passing the pain of dealing with Easyjet baggage charges, etc. Simpson Travel obviously has more business with EasyJet and get better service than I have by booking myself. Car hire was effortless with the car outside the terminal when we arrived and then they met us outside the entrance to departures. I am normally an independent traveller, but I could not have put together a short break as well as they do.
Steve & Fleur Smithwick – October 2018
We had a relaxing holiday in beautiful Villa Trouli thanks to Stavros, Sophia and Ray. It has one of the nicest pools we have ever had in a villa and it is immaculately kept.
The Read Family – July 2018
We would thoroughly recommend a week at Villa Antiopi followed by a week at Villa Trouli for exploring Western Crete. Each villa is beautiful with fabulous views and they both have large pools and beautiful gardens for relaxing at any time of the day. Enjoy the swallows swooping low over the water in the evenings and the bats flying around at night. Magic!
Sarah & Martyn Pearce – July 2018
Villa Trouli is an absolute gem – a beautiful villa with expansive views over the surrounding olive groves to the sea in the north and to the White Mountains to the south. The owner (Stavros) was very welcoming. It’s an ideal base for exploring the mountains and beaches of western Crete, mixed with lazy days by the pool.
Alvin Wilby – June 2018
We had a lovely stay at Villa Trouli. Many thanks to Stavros for his warm welcome and generosity. We had a fabulous time exploring this beautiful part of Crete.
Jill, Mary Anne & Michele – April 2018
Lovely stay at Villa Trouli. Many thanks to Stavros for his warm welcome and generosity. We had a fabulous time exploring this beautiful part of Crete.
Mr & Mrs R – April 2018
Another wonderful holiday in idyllic location. Perfect for exploring western Crete if you can bear to leave the beautiful pool and garden!
Mrs Lynch – September 2017
Beautiful villa with wonderful views, very helpful information pack. Owner lovely and helpful.We will book more Simpson Travel holidays!
Mr Crouch – September 2017
Villa and villa owner can't be faulted. Could you please transfer the villa to Italy for a change of country next year? Perfect three weeks just like the previous seven Simpson Travel holidays that we have had.
Mr Mitchell – August 2017
Villa and gardens were maintained to a very high standard in a lovely location with good access to places of interest. Ray was very helpful in guiding us to the most interesting places in the area which saved time and helped make a stress-free holiday. Thank you.
Mr Perry – May 2017
Holiday made easy.
Mr Harrison – August 2016
Will return for our seventh stay with Simpson Travel next year. There is no point changing when you have found perfection.
Mr Mitchell – July 2016
We book with Simpson Travel because we can rely on them to give us a worry-free holiday with very helpful staff. Flights and seating arranged in advance so no hassle at the airport with welcoming reps. Always try and book villa holidays with Simpson Travel.
Mrs Perry – July 2016
We had a truly lovely holiday. Villa Trouli is fabulous. It is in a great location and beautifully maintained. It has a wonderful garden and pool, with stunning 360 degree views of the high mountains behind and the sea to the front. The villa is comfortable and well equipped. The beach, tavernas, shops and Chania town are just a short drive away. We were thrilled by all of the wildlife we saw too – birds of prey, owls, bats, frogs, cicadas and lots of beautiful butterflies. Stavros, the owner, and Ray, the rep, were very friendly and helpful and made sure our holiday went perfectly. We were very sad to leave! We wouldn't hesitate to consider Villa Trouli and/or Simpson Travel again.
Mrs Thomas – August 2015
Simpson Travel came up trumps again. Amazing holiday and will be back next year!
Mr Mitchell – July 2015
Simpson Travel has always given us first-rate service in all areas. We have never had any hesitation in using your company because we value the friendly staff, attention to detail and all the things that make for high quality, stress-free holidays.
Mr Jenkins – May 2015
All aspects of our holiday were dealt with in a professional and friendly manner. Our local rep, Ray, was very helpful and always available. Villa Trouli was wonderful and maintained to a high standard by Sophia and Stavros. We plan a return visit.
Mrs Clegg – September 2014
Crete has been a particular favourite holiday destination for my wife and me since 2001 and we have travelled with Simpson Travel since its inception. The standard of service provided by the company is superb and it is so refreshing to travel with an organisation that really values its clients and does absolutely everything to ensure we have a great holiday. Thank you!
Mr Jenkins – May 2014
Villa Trouli is a gem. Amazing pool, lovely views and stunning position. Definitely the best villa we have ever rented. Crete is a wonderful place to visit. The people are friendly, the food was excellent and we had a brilliant family holiday.
Mrs Green – August 2013
Villa Trouli is an exceptional villa – spacious, comfortable, in a great location with fantastic views and a really good pool. It was difficult to drag ourselves away to explore the island, and we always look forward to coming back.
Mr Halstead – July 2013
Our choice of Greek properties is as diverse as the islands themselves, ranging from simple seaside charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal. To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.
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The soaring White Mountains, known in Greek as the Lefka Ori, are at the heart of West Crete’s dramatically beautiful landscape and the villages in their foothills offer traditional Cretan fare in glorious abundance – that’s if Chania’s twinkling harbour lights and waterfront dining don’t entice you first. Spring brings an abundance of flowers, turning hiking trails and gorges into welcome destinations for walkers, and in summer, the many beaches offer sun worshippers a choice of scenic locations to spread their towels.
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