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

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 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 Panormos in Mylopotamos

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
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 ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 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
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • 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
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, Boat Trips, Car rental, House pre-stock, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions and anything else that you might think!


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Walking distance to great sandy beaches, restaurants & shops! No car needed!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Magnifique !!

  • 5 of 5

Nous sommes restés 10 jours dans cette location. Tout était parfait ! L'appartement, le petit village de Panormos à proximité, la magnifique vue sur la mer et la piscine...

Un grand merci à Valia pour sa gentillesse, sa disponibilité et ses indications sur les choses à faire et à visiter. La remise des clefs pourtant tardive le soir n'a posé aucun problème. Nous garderons un magnifique souvenir de ces vacances.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Limerick, Ireland

Lovely apartment in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is really lovely; well equipped, spacious, clean and well presented. All the appliances and furniture are of excellent quality with a good, big fridge freezer. Even the crisp, white bed linen was nice. There are three balconies; one off each bedroom and the main one off the living area. The view from the main balcony takes in the swimming pool area and the sea. In the evening there is a great view of the sunset. The balcony does not get a great deal of direct sunlight which is a good thing as it never got too hot. We didn't need the air conditioning when we stayed there in June. The pool area and grounds are beautifully maintained with lots of flowers and plants. You are a short walk from the village of Panormos which has lots of good places to eat. There are a number of small beaches nearby and you can also swim off the pier. We stayed for two weeks and got a change of linens and a clean of the apartment half way through. Overall we had a lovely holiday and I would highly recommend the apartment and the village.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carmel, 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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North Devon, UK

A lovely apartment close to a beautiful fishing village

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time here. The apartment was clean and well appointed with a lovely view out over the sea.

The kids enjoyed the pool and there was no problem finding a lounger.

Panormos is about five minutes walk away and has a great choice of restaurants and bars to choose from plus a couple of small, picturesque beaches. The harbour beach is best for kids as it is sheltered and shallow.

A car is definitely recommended if you want to explore more of Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ian, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our apartment! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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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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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

Despina apartment is located in Panormo, a friendly sea side village and is within walking distance to its well know sandy beaches. The two main beaches are Limanaki and Limni. Both of them are sandy with clear blue water and ideal for kids, as they are shallow and well protected from winds. The beaches are organised and equipped with sun beds, umbrellas. Water sports are also available.Even further to the east, there is a small cove with a pebbly beach, ideal for seclusion and snorkelling.

The village has all the facilities and amenities one would need : well-stocked mini-markets, post office, pharmacy, a doctor’s office, a butcher's shop, bakery (hot, fresh bread every morning from 9 am), various gift shops and traditional seaside shops at very reasonable prices.

Further, there is a good selection of cafes and excellent traditional tavernas, overlooking the harbour and the sea, which offer a warm welcome and a beautiful setting to enjoy some traditional Cretan food, fish as well as international dishes.

Panormo has regular bus itineraries every 30 minutes that connects Heraklion and Chania cities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Panormos, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
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
low season
1 Dec 2017 - 31 May 2018
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 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
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 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
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 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
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

Additional pricing information

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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