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A brand new, modern & luxurious villa, with a wonderful pool & terrace!

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Geropotamos - Villa Chara, luxurious design!

A unique holiday villa, with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, private pool!

Villa Chara is the ultimate holiday destination for modern vacationers, which offers all the comforts and amenities combined with the proximity to amazing sandy beaches and beautiful locations. A perfect place for your summer in Crete! Villa Chara provides spacious accommodation for up to 10 people. It is an ideal choice for big families or groups of friends!

Located in an olive field, very close to Panormo village, Villa Chara is a detached Villa which offers absolute privacy, peace and quiet! In Panormo there are lovely sandy beaches, as well as cafes and restaurants and it’ s only 3 Kms away. Within 1 Km, you will find mini markets and a super market which can also deliver your shopping at the villa, if you want so!



The 700 m2 outdoor areas of Villa Chara feature a very originally designed private swimming pool (3X9m, 1.40 deep), a children’s pool (8X3m, 0.50 deep) and a jacuzzi tub (not heated, 2 sq. m), along with lovely surroundings, including a children’s playground for our younger guests and a ping pong table. The pool area is equipped with sun beds, parasols and patio furniture and also features BBQ facilities and an outside 42’ plasma TV, so guests can enjoy al fresco dining and spend many hours just relaxing!


This newly built Villa covers 150m2, built with great contemporary design and very high standards’ construction is waiting for you, offering you the chance to have an amazing time and discover wonderful, long beaches, picturesque villages and hidden corners of Crete! The open spaces, large glass windows and doors and the tasteful decoration in earthy colours will surely make a strong impression on you!

Ground Floor

On the ground floor of Villa Chara, guests have access to an open plan space, where the spacious living room and the fully equipped kitchen with dining area are located. A 55’ smart TV and a Playstation 4 are also available, so that you unwind and have fun! The room offers direct access to the pool area and terrace, to the make your everyday holiday more comfortable and easy. Additionally, one double bedroom can be found on the this floor, while a few stairs below, there’s one more double bedroom, featuring a round bed and a special area with gym equipment, including a treadmill, a static bicycle, a stepper and α multifunctional fitness machine! Furthermore, this level of Villa Chara is suitable for people with special needs and it’s wheelchair accessible, as it offers direct access to the pool terrace and also features a bathroom especially designed for guests with restricted mobility.

First Floor

The two remaining bedrooms of Villa Chara are situated on the first floor. One double and one twin bedroom, each one with its own en-suite bathroom. The bedrooms enjoy a wonderful view of the surrounding area and are airy and sunny! All bedrooms are modernly decorated, spacious and comfortable and have a 32’ flat screen TV!

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice a week.

- Excellent mattresses. 100% fine cotton towels, bathrobes, lavish linens and pool towels are provided.

- Pool and garden attendance twice a week.

- Baby cot and high chair available if needed.

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

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

- Free private parking lot inside the property.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a washing machine, dishwasher, plasma screen TVs with satellite reception in all rooms, CD and DVD players, Stereo, large fridge with freezer, electric kitchen, microwave, kettle, toaster, french coffee maker, espresso coffee machine, juice maker, vacuum cleaner, iron and iron board and food processor.

- Safety Deposit Box and alarm system.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041Κ91003130501.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016
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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, Think Villa, 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 give a chance to live locally. 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

Villa Chara… a unique holiday villa, with modern luxurious design and pool! Full privacy, peace and quiet! Located near the picturesque village of Panormo, in Rethymno!

What makes this villa unique

A brand new, comfortable villa with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, private pool & wonderful terrace! It can accommodate up to 10 people, which makes it ideal for big families and groups of friends!


based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

A brand new, modern & luxurious villa, with a wonderful pool & terrace!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

first of many holidays to Crete

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Crete and we were a party of six for the first week and eight for the second. The villa was easy to find and a very short and easy drive from Panormo. The villa was very clean and the air conditioning was on and working well when we arrived. The interior of the villa looks bigger in the pictures, but as we spent very little time indoors this was not a problem. This villa excells in its outside space, there is plenty of room for everyone and you are spoilt for choice with seating areas. The outside space comes into its own at night with plenty of lighting around the pool and dining areas.There were six sunbeds and we asked Eva for two more for our friends arriving the second week and that was no trouble, they arrived the next day. Eva is also a superb cook and delighted us with a very very large homemade Moussaka, this was an extra we hadn't expected and I would like to thank her again. There are some excellent very reasonably priced restaurants in the village and a good supermarket, We would definitely return to Panormo and use Villa Chara.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic week staying in this very luxurious modern villa. Yes there are 2 pools and 1 Jacuzzi and the photos are as seen. Breakfast and Diner under the pergola was really nice too.

The Host Kat. was really nice and helpful and treated us to home made Moussaka which was very very nice ( 5* for the home cooking too).

The Villa was easy to find on the road from Panormo to Parama just look for the villa Dimitrios sign about 5 minutes from the main highway.

The villa had good wifi and we were able to use the TV and a laptop for stuff like netflix when kids were in bed rather than Crete TV.

Rooms were great and the villa had a washing machine and dish washer.

The Pools were a little on the chilly side in April, but this didn't stop the kids from having a great time(Just stopped us wimpy adults from getting too cold) .

Small play park was additional from the photos and great for 2 - 5 year olds.

We'd highly recommend this villa as we had a fantastic stay and holiday

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mark, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future!
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Amazing Villa Chara

  • 5 of 5

We stay there for 7 days without any problems.

Villa Chara was clean, comfortable and very quiet. We appreciated all facilities.

The owners were very friendly and helpful.

Definitely recommend this place.

Thank you for the hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lemonia, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon!
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Good stay un crete

  • 5 of 5

Very good trip

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again!
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  • 5 of 5

No surprise The place was as described even better

We appreciated all facilities swinning pool,cycle and gym trainer

Regarding maintenance good service

Special thanks for Eva for assistance special CRETAN meal and toiristics recommandations.

Good location for a pleasant trip with friendly CRETAN people.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sophie, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future!
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Where Rhine and Mosella meet!

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week to Crete and it had been wonderful. The weather had been close to perfect, considering that it was the middle of October, and the ocean was warmer than we expected, so we went swimming at one of the beaches almost every day. The pools around the house are nice and in mint condition, too, but this time of the year of course a bit chilly. The house is new and in good condition and a great place to hang out and chill after an exciting day. We often started our day working out in the basement using one of the many fitness machines (cycle, stepper, treadmill, weightlifting machine), then took a quick and refreshing swim in the pool, before having breakfast on the large and beautiful terrace. Then, we explored the island and came back to the house, relaxing on the sunbeds while the BBQ was getting ready.

In the evening, we enjoyed the perfect ambient lighting outside the house, cuddled up in the thick blankets provided, had a glass of wine and so ended yet another perfect day on Crete.

Eva was a great host, too. The few things we were missing, Eva brought to us within the hour. Extra towels? A few more coffee mugs? A spare key? No problem! And the Moussaka she makes cannot get enough praise. Also, Vaila, who helped organize things in the background was extremely helfpul! The ocean view restaurant in Rethymno she recommended for our wedding anniversary was more than perfect!

So thank you both so much!

Regarding the location: Panormos is a small village at the sea with some O.K. restaurants. The beaches are easy to reach, but not our favorite. Bali is a lot nicer and still close enough to drive to. If you´re looking for large sandy beaches, you have to drive a lot further - probably Rethymno or Georgopoulos. Our favorite beach was Souda beach in the south, though! To get there, you had to cross the island, of course. But the villa is on a connecting road between the ocean highway and the mountains, so its a good spot for starting excursion into either direction.

In Perama, you can get everything you need. A good butcher for BBQ, a great bakery and lots of small supermarkets. They have a few restaurants to.

So, all in all it was a perfect short holiday. We couldn´t have expected more - except maybe for one thing: a heated whirlpool - but that may be reserved for heaven ;-)


  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Achim, we are really glad that you had a comfortable stay in our Villa and we are thankful for your beautiful review and comments! You are welcome back any time! Regards, ThinkVilla Team
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
26 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Golf
70 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Crete National Road
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Villa Chara is located in the provincial road between Panormo and Perama. Panormo is a friendly, seaside village, offering some beautiful sandy beach locations 4 km away, ideal for families or couples.

Panormo is situated about 20km east of Rethymno, in the region of Milopotamos. It is a tranquil resort, which has met a fast development in recent years, without however losing its traditional face. The wild beauty of the pure Cretan landscapes, the picturesque village, the beautiful beaches and easy access, have contributed to this development.

In Panormo there are actually two main beaches and a few smaller ones. As the name implies, Panormos is a natural harbor with calm waters. The harbor (Limanaki) beach in front of the village is the port of the area. It is sandy and has clear waters. It is ideal for children, as it is shallow and well protected from winds with piers, where the boats tie up. It is organized with umbrellas, showers, water sports and accommodation facilities around. Adjacent, on the east, there is a smaller sandy unorganized beach, not preferred by swimmers.

The second main beach named Limni is located just 200m west of the village. Similarly to the harbor beach, it’s a sandy beach, well protected by a rocky pier. Even further to the east, there is a small cove with a pebbly beach, ideal for seclusion and snorkeling.

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.

Finally, if you feel like having a late night out or do some shopping, you can drive to the lively city of Rethymno, a 25min drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Geropotamos, Rethymnon area

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21 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Low Season
1 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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Mid Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
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1 night minimum stay
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Geropotamos in Crete

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground Floor, bathroom for disabled people
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First Floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First Floor
  • 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!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , First Floor, en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Round double bed, basement
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , First Floor, En-suite bathroom
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned 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
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, Chef, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Babysitting, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!

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