: Heraklion Airport
: EO Rethymnou/Herakliou/Chaniwn
: Panormos sandy Beach
Panormos village, 5min driving from the villa, is a small traditional Cretan fishing village with narrow cobbled streets, shops and an excellent choice of tavernas. It lies above the harbour and overlooks three beautiful little coves with lovely sandy beaches for sunbathing and calm waters for swimming and water sports or diving. It is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the lazy atmosphere, go for long walks or just sit at the cafes/tavernas overlooking the harbour and enjoy the beautiful view and watch the world go by. It is also possible to rent fishing boats by the hour or day. There is a post office, chemist shop and doctor. Panormos offers perfect holidays and a safe environment for your children.
Perama village offers a range variety of tavernas, big super markets, post office, ATM machines etc and it is situated just 1km from the villa.
Also Bali, 15min driving from the villa, which was a small fishing village, but over the years has become a charming touring village, overlooking the little fishing harbour and the sea. It is a very attractive and romantic place, combining sea and mountains. Life is easy going enjoying the sun and the clear calm sea at a number of sandy and shingly beaches. Bali offers a large choice of taverns, restaurants, little shops, diving school, bars and discos.
Also, in a short drive you will find Melidoni, Margarites, the village of Eleftherna, famous for the arheological finds, and the historical monastery of Arkadi.
Finally, should you feel like having a late night out or do some shopping, you can drive to the lively city of Rethymno, a 20min drive away.