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Oil Press

What we like most
  • A former oil press, love the dining area for its quirky, rustic style
  • 5 luxury bedrooms, perfect for families or groups of friends
  • The large swimming pool, surrounded by the beautiful landscaped gardens
Insider's Knowledge
  • Arrange for a private olive oil tasting session to explore the flavors of the region
  • Opt for a guided tour of Agios Pavlos Gavalochori to discover hidden gems and historical landmarks
  • Book a private chef at the villa, who specializes in crafting a gourmet dinner featuring local olive-inspired dishes
Places close by
  • Chania Old Town, known for its Venetian architecture, vibrant markets, and waterfront dining
  • Georgioupolis Beach, a short drive away
  • Aptera Archaeological Site to explore ancient ruins, including a Roman cistern and a Doric temple


Welcome to Villa Oil Press, a luxurious 5-bedroom villa situated in Crete, Greece. The villa specifically lies in the greater Apokoronos Chania area, in Agios Pavlos Gavalochori. Villa Oil Press can accommodate up to ten guests over three traditionally built independent Cottages. This Villa was originally built as a traditional oil press and comprises of three different suites: Olive tree, a Pomegranate tree, and Walnut tree. Since being remodeled into this private luxury villa the setting of the villa is one of the most picturesque villages in Europe. Villa Oil Press still holds hidden gems such as the original oil extraction machinery being preserved intact.

The villa's location offers a cool, alternative undercurrent, being secluded in the tropical landscaped gardens and been close to the local town and areas to explore. The surrounding vegetation is well maintained and cared for. Walk along the soft grass in your bare feet as you explore each carefully crafted corner in this garden. It is decorated with tropical trees and fruits and laced with private stepping stone pathways. The colorful gardens are designed for you to experience a truly authentic Greek lifestyle and to soak in these delicately crafted beautiful lands.

The properties lavish garden embeds a large tranquil swimming pool for you to indulge in. This crystalline pool acts like a still mirror in the peaceful garden. Slip into the crisp waters for a morning swim or simply dip your toes in its cool embrace as you sit under the suns radiance. Allow the tropical sanctuary to take your stresses away as you lay back onto the sun loungers up on the terrace. You can also find comfort in the shade cast by the large tropical trees that sway in the breeze. Practice yoga or even a calming meditation while you stay here, in the peaceful land. If you just wish to relax and nothing more, than you can enjoy a refreshing drink as you lay out on the sunbed that is fitted in this traditional area.

The unique modern design blends with the traditional aspects to form an exceptional villa. The spacious design provides a profusion of light and warmth. The property embeds a variety of comforts such as substantial open-plan living areas with accompanying balconies, outdoor dining areas and a fully equipped kitchen. The main building encompasses the fully equipped kitchen, an open plan dining area and a living room making the villa ideal for gatherings. Walk up the main entrance with its strong stone walls and make your way into the open space. The marbleized tiles are pristine, and the semicircular traditional arches add to the ambiance of the rooms. Enjoy this authentic space as you cook up a meal in the traditional exterior oven and sit around the circular dining table. The property is fully equipped with high-quality audio systems and secure Wi-Fi throughout the building and outdoor areas.

Exploring the olive tree cottage suite, you will come across the king-sized master bedroom and a minimalistic fireplace built into the wall. The room is decorated in lavish furnishings and an open bathroom is attached to the room. There is also a twin sized double bedroom located in this cottage. Moving on into the beautiful pomegranate cottage suite, this space is fitted with two more king-sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. Walnut tree Cottage has a king-sized bed and an attached bedroom.

Villa Oil Press provides you with an experience you’ll never forget. It enhances the feeling and ambiance of a Greek island lifestyle while relaxing in the comfort of your own villa. Let your mood guide you and simply pick your preferred spot, we will take care of the rest.


• Cleaning
• Travel Assistance
• Concierge Services


Villa Oil Press, in Crete, Greece, specifically lies in the greater Apokoronos Chania area, in Agios Pavlos Gavalochori. The villa is a combination of three traditionally built independent Cottages. This Villa was originally built as a traditional oil press and comprises of 3 different suites: Olive tree, a Pomegranate tree, and Walnut tree. The villa's location offers a cool, alternative undercurrent, being secluded in the tropical landscaped gardens and been close to the local town and areas to explore.

Agios Pavlos is a picturesque village in the center of the Apokoronas Peninsula, close to the villages of Vamos and Douliana. The Village is a short ten minutes’ drive at 1.1km. This village is a profusion of history, traditional settings and embraces a more natural tropical ambiance. An area is a place of pure natural beauty, although it is a rural village, Gavalohori includes some quaint taverns, cafés, a delightful bakery, a mini market, and various stores. The village-based near the soft sandy shores of Almyrida beach (5km) as well as many others you can indulge in.

The town also includes many leisurely walks around carefully designed footpaths that laced around Gavalohori. In amongst the scenic landscapes, you will discover an array of tropical plants including olive trees, carobs, and bushes of herbs, while there are also some historical monuments along the way.

Chania Airport is 34.5 km from your private villa which is an approximate 30 minutes’ drive. Heraklion is based further at 119km in total. If you wish to visit Souda Port or you are using this mode of travel, the villa is located 20km from here. Heraklion Port again is further in distance at 120km.


Olive Tree Cottage:
Bedroom 1 Master: Master Suite - luxurious king-sized bed, private en-suite bathroom attached.
Bedroom 2: Spacious twin sized double bedroom.

Pomegranate Cottage:
Bedroom 3: King-sized bedroom, private en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 4: King-sized bedroom, private en-suite bathroom.

Walnut tree Cottage:
Bedroom 5: Large comfortable king-sized bed, private en-suite bathroom.


• 5 luxurious bedrooms
• 3 Independent Cottages
• Landscaped Gardens
• Private Pool
• Traditional Living Spaces
• Outdoor dining
• Outdoor Seating
• Fireplace
• Sun loungers
• Private Terrace
• Private pathways
• High-quality audio system
• Secure Wi-Fi
• Linens
• Towels


• Chef
• Airport Transfers
• Port Transfers
• Luxury Yacht Charters
• Car Rentals
• Chauffeurs
• Private Jet and Helicopter Transfers
• Child Care
• Security
• Pre-Arrival Shopping Services
• Massage and Beauty Treatments
• Personal Training and Yoga Classes
• Restaurant Reservations
• Event Planning
• Gourmet Food and Wine Supply

We also offer Luxury Yacht Charters. Our yachts are the pinnacle of luxury allowing you to enjoy a 5 star experience on board your own personal floating villa.

Whether you would prefer to take a bareboat yacht charter or enjoy the lavish 5 star experience on board a crewed yacht charter, we have the perfect boat just for you.

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Nearest airport Chania Airport
Heraklion Airport
34.5 km
119 km
Nearest ferry port Souda Port 20 km
Nearest beach Almyrida beach 5 km


  • Bedroom(s): 5 ( Sleeps 10 )
    4 Double, 1 Twin
  • Bathroom(s): 4
  • General facilities: Ceiling Fans, Fireplace, Garden, Garden View, Panoramic Views, Parking, Private Location, Private Terrace, Security, Wifi
  • Indoor facilities: Luxury Finishes
  • Outdoor facilities: Enclosed Garden, Parking, Private Terrace, Restaurants nearby, Sun Loungers, Swimming pool
  • Services: Concierge Service, Linen provided, Maid service, Towels provided
  • Access: Secure parking, Stairs


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Call from the United Kingdom: +44 744 147 3289
Email : [email protected]

Additional Information

License: 1042K10003063601


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    • Type: Villa
    • Sleeps: 10
    • Bedroom(s): 5
    • Bathroom(s): 4
    • Board: Self Catering
    • Long term rentals: No
    • Pets: No
    • Children: Yes, great for kids
    • Wheelchair: No
    • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable
    • Holiday type: Family, Honeymoon, Rustic