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Walking distance to great sandy beaches, restaurants & shops! No car needed!

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

Beautiful location, lovely sea views, shared pool with sun beds, free wi-fi!

Despina Apartment is a newly built 75 sq. m. apartment in Panorama Seafront Homes II, located in Panormo. This is a truly wonderful accommodation in a peaceful, unspoilt rural area on Crete. A great base to explore Crete or for the lazy ones just relax in Panormo village, enjoy the sea and the sun and you will not miss anything!

A spacious and modern apartment with a view overlooking the sea. The apartment has two bedrooms, a bathroom, a kitchen and a living room and it sleeps up to 6 people. The well-sized (172 m2 and 1.40m depth) and well maintained pool is ideal for a family with special children’e compartment (8 m2 and 0.4m depth) and neither the pool or pool area ever felt overcrowded.

Despina Apartment is set just 5 minutes walking distance to a sandy beach and it is only a 10 minute walk to the beautiful village of Panormos which has all the facilities and amenities one would need: well-stocked mini-markets, a separate butcher's shop and bakery, various gift shops and traditional seaside shops and some excellent tavernas, overlooking the harbour which offer a warm welcome and a beautiful setting to enjoy some traditional Cretan food as well as international dishes.

Panorama Seafront Homes II complex it is situated very close to Creta Marine five star hotel, where within a 3 minute walk, you could benefit from its five star services such us spa, massage, scuba diving courses etc!

Property Notes

- Towels and bed linen are provided.

-The pool area is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas.

- There is a lifeguard at the pool from 10:00 to 18:00.

- All appliances’ manuals and an apartment directory are available for your convenience.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

- Baby cot and high chair available if needed.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the apartment.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a microwave, kettle, washing machine, flat-screen TV with satellite reception, electrical stove, large oven, fridge with freezer and dishwasher.

- Free Parking space outside the complex.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

NOTE: The pool operates from 1/5-31/10.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 6512/29.10.2014.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to returned to my birthplace, Rethymno city, Greece.

I have recently created a brand new company, based in the wonderful town of Rethymno, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and remember the mystical secrets of nature. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

At your arrival day, it is always the owners of the property of your choice, that will welcome and greet you, but I will also be available for communication, any questions that may occur and anything else you may need!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday, responsible for your day to day needs, seven days a week – making recommendations and reservations, organising anything you may require and always be at the end of the line, in case of any problems.

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to make sure that your hosts will be waiting for you in the property and welcome you to your holiday home or even arrange a meeting point for them to pick you up, if needed! We will also arrange any other details, from special dietary requirements to particular requests!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Rethymnon area

This a comfortable apartment located very close to Panormo village with a beautiful sandy beach!

What makes this apartment unique

No car needed to explore the area or go to the beach!

Great sea view from the apartment's balcony!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Geropotamos in Crete

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • After a day spent exploring streets and squares, have a convenient and comfortable bathroom all to yourself is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with! Towels, shampoo and shower gel are provided!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Living Area - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , with balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , with balcony
  • The apartment has two bedrooms, one with a Double Bed and one Twin bedroom! Both bedrooms, have balcony access and are air conditioned! Linens are provided and the mattresses are very comfortable! Guests can enjoy a good night's sleep, thanks to the peace and quiet of the village!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Extra Services Upon Request : Massage, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, Chef, Boat Trips, Car rental, babysitting, airport transfer, tour guide, little train tours and anything else that you might think!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Walking distance to great sandy beaches, restaurants & shops! No car needed!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful, peacefull place with a fantastic view

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious, nice and clean with a spectacular view, we couldn't get enough of the view. Every evening we enjoyed the beautiful sunset on the balcony before we went out for dinner. Panormo is a beautiful small place which we totally fell in love with! And the local people were so friendly and welcoming. We had a fantastic stay for two wonderful weeks.

Christina Been Kristiansen with Family in Norway

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christina, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again in our Apartment! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Best Holiday! Really great

  • 5 of 5

I think this holiday to Crete was one of the best ever. It is tricky to get a good balance of activity and relaxation especially with young kids, but this one really managed it. The flat was great. It was not so pristine that you felt you couldn't touch anything (again important with kids) but was really nicely presented and clean (just looked exactly like it was advertised). The complex the flat was in was fab for the pool thaqt the kids just loved. It was also far enough away from the village to be quiet, but near enough to be a nice 15 min walk with the beach 10 mins away en route. Ideal, would definately go back

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sarah, thank you for this amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Apartment! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Lovely villa, and well equipped

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable villa. We enjoyed being able to walk into Panormo and found the supermarkets well stocked and reasonably priced. We ate at a different taverna every evening and had some fabulous food.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathryn, thank you for your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Lovely apartment with great sea view close to pretty village.

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had a lovely week in this apartment. Finding it in the dark was a bit tricky, but once we found it, we loved it, and Panormo too. The apartment is spacious, easily enough room for a couple of kids, and impeccably clean. Nice welcome pack meant we didn't have to rush out for breakfast groceries on our first day. The village is lovely, with numerous tavernas, and a couple of small sandy beaches. We hired a car, so easy to get to Rethmyno, Chania, and even down to the south coast in little more than an hour.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Keith, thank you so much for your nice review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete!
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Vacances formidables dans un endroit idéal

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé des vacances formidables en famille. L'appartement est très beau, fonctionnel et la vue sur la mer est splendide. La résidence est magnifiquement entretenue et très calme.

Panormos est un village très joli à quelques minutes à pied de la résidence.

La crête est magnifique, les gens sont très gentils et chaleureux.

Nous recommandons vivement cette location.

Catherine Béné

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Catherine, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our apartment to other travellers! Hope to have you back soon!
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Zeer luxe appartement van alle gemakken voorzien

  • 5 of 5

Alles was geweldig:

Heel erg schoon, inventaris heel erg uitgebreid werkelijk alles was aanwezig en in grote hoeveelheden. heel erg leuk bij aankomst een schaaltje met koekjes snoepjes etc. Dat is net dat beetje exra waardoor je jezelf welkom voelt. Sleuteloverdracht prima geregeld.

Geweldig uitzicht over de zee, de grazende schapen en het super mooie zwembad. In de ochtend staat de zon op het balkon, in het hoogseizoen is het daardoor erg warm om te ontbijten in de ochtendzon op het balkon. Aan de zijkant van het balkon iets van zonwering maken zou dit oplossen, net als de buurman. Verder heel fijn dat er horren en rolluiken aanwezig zijn. Ee rustige accomodatie (soms wel veel kinderen in zwembad aanwezig) altijd voldoende bedjes bij het zwembad beschikbaar. Ook zwembad wordt keurig schoon gehouden en onderhouden, dagelijks een badmeester aanwezig. We hebben als we goed nadenken twee kleine minpuntjes:

De matrassen zijn in beide slaapkamers heel erg hard en als laatste minpuntje: we hebben van de buurman/eigenaar andere appartement begrepen dat het complex al 6 jaar oud is. Dit zou je overigens niet zeggen want alles ziet er nog zo keurig uit, maar daarom vinden we het wel vreemd dat de toegangsweg nog steeds niet klaar is, dit is een stoffige zandpad. Maar hier kan de eigenaar van het appartement natuurlijk niets aan doen. Al met al een geweldige locatie, panormos is super leuk, klein, gezellig, leuke winkeltjes en Restaurantjes waar je gezellig naar toe kunt wandelen. Uitstekende uitvalsbasis voor het verkennen van het eiland. Topappartement op toplocatie, jammer dat het voor Nederlanders moeilijk te vinden is om te boeken via internet, wellicht meer reclame maken en revieuws op b.v. Zoover plaatsen, dit wordt door Nederlanders vaak gelezen.

Wij zijn heel erg tevreden en raden dit appartement sterk aan!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Theo, thank you for your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete. Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
57 Kilometres
Nikos Kazantzakis Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Golf
70 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
ΕΟ 75, National Road Heraklion-Rethymnon-Chania
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: not necessary

Panormos village, 5mins walking distance from the house, it 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 watersports 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 another village close by offers a range variety of tavernas, big super marktets, post ofice, ATM machines etc and it is situated just 4 km from the villa.

Also Bali 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.

The Prefecture of Rethymno is the heart of the island of Crete and is one of the most beautiful places in Greece. Rethymno awaits you with clear blue seas and Mount Psiloritis, there are traces of a civilisation that dates back 4,500 years, numerous Byzantine churches and monasteries, enchanting Venetian monuments, the most well-preserved Renaissance city in Greece, with endless beaches, caves, gorges and unique flora and fauna.

Rethymno and its villages are live postcards, which are pervaded by the aroma of Cretan cuisine and the sound of the Cretan lyre.

People live here amidst nature and emotions, outside the code of behavior found in big cities. No matter where you go, be it even to the most isolated village, our people will open their doors to you to treat you to a 'tsikoudia' and befriend you.

Rethymno is the homeland of Zeus, the god of Hospitality. The great number of visitors who return repeatedly confirms the words of the poet: ”Rethymno is not a place where you go to, but a place where you return.”

This is the Rethymno we offer you as an alternative for your holidays and we invite you to discover it.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Geropotamos, Rethymnon area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Dec 2016 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Low min stay
28 Jul 2017 - 1 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
2 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Low min stay
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

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Pet Fee £0

Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

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