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Luxurious Villa with a 50m2 pool, close to shops! Stunning Views!

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 250 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Table tennis, Kid's pool & toys! BBQ facilities, wi-fi, outdoor Dining Areas!

Let us introduce you to Alonia Villa and walk you through it, step by step, allowing you to picture yourselves spending your holiday here and get all the details you need! Alonia Villa is a brand new, luxurious, high quality standards Villa, located in a beautiful location near Rethymno! Standing on an elevated area of two acres, at the picturesque Melidoni village, the Villa overlooks the surrounding area and small hills, offering an unobstructed, magnificent view to the nearby olive groves, trees and clear blue sky.

Layout

Exterior

Getting out of the Villa a large tile paved terrace welcomes you and awaits to offer you a unique summer experience! A wonderful 50m2 swimming pool, with its depth varying from 0.90 to 1.5 meters, is located in front of stairs leading to the terrace and it provokes you to dive at once!The pool area is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas, where you can sunbathe all day long, enjoying the hot greek sun!

A few steps away a 10 sq. m. children’s pool, 60 cm deep, promises a lot of fun for our little guests and less worries for you! Your kids, will also have fun with the two bicycles available at the villa, the children’s toys at the terrace, the ping pong table and the table football!

To make things even better, a big, shaded dining area, BBQ facilities and traditional wood oven, are also available at the terrace, giving you ample opportunity for al fresco dining or just relaxing outdoors. You can make a meal by steaks on the grill and freshly baked bread. The BBQ area consists of charcoal BBQ, wood stove and dining table for six people, a small fridge and a garden swing.

Additionally, a lovely, rocky built, botanical garden exits by the BBQ area, feeling the air with country side aromas and scents. Another siting area, under the shades of the trees, invites you to take a sit and have a refreshing drink or glass of wine, letting the summer breeze cool you down.

Interior

This marvellous Villa extends in 210 sq. m., each and every one of which show attention to detail, good taste and create a harmonious ambience, making it the ultimate vacation home for you, your friends and family!

A large living room featuring a beautiful open space, modernly and discreetly decorated with a modern fireplace, which adds a nice touch. An enormous sofa corner sofa for the whole family, where you can relax and have fun watching your favourite movie on the DVD player or playing your favourite Playstation game on the 50’ Samsung flat-screen TV. Besides the siting area, there’s a fully equipped kitchen of contemporary design and two counters, ideal to prepare your homemade meals! Also, a chic, blue and white dining area for ten people is next to the kitchen. Double doors from the living room, dining area and the kitchen offer access to a large, perimetrical veranda with patio furniture, as well as to the pool terrace, just by descending a some stairs. A shared, family bathroom with shower cabin and a washing machine is also available.

Green Suite

This suite features a large double bed (1.60X2.00), a 32’ LG wall TV, an en-suite bathroom with a shower. and an extra siting area, with a small table and two armchairs in front of a spectacular arched wall, covered with long windows, offering a stunning view of the surrounding area.

Red Suite

The Red Suite of Alonia Villa also features a Double Bed (1.40X2.00), a 32’ LG wall TV and offers access to a separate balcony with an extra siting area and fabulous views of the area. The Green and Red Suites share a spacious bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub.

Purple Suite

The Purple Suite has a Super King Size Bed (1.80X2.00) that could also be used as two single beds (0.90X2.00), a 32’ LG wall TV, an en-suite bathroom with shower cabin and double doors that offer access to the exterior of the Villa.

Turquoise Suite

The fourth suite of Alonia Villa is also equipped with a Super King Size Bed (1.80X2.00) that could also be used as two single beds (0.90X2.00), a 32’ LG wall TV and an en-suite bathroom with shower cabin. It also opens to a balcony with a siting area and amazing views.

Pink Suite

Like the previous two suites, the Pink suite has a Super King Size Bed (1.80X2.00) that could also be used as two single beds (0.90X2.00), a 32’ LG wall TV, an en-suite bathroom with shower cabin and its own balcony with a relaxing outdoor area.

All of the Suites are air conditioned and have a small boudoir, bed side tables and a wardrobe.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Quality towels, pool towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice per week.

- Pool and garden cleaning twice per week.

- Baby cot and high chair available.

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

- Free, shaded parking space inside the villa premises.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a dishwasher, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, microwave, coffee maker, food processor, washing machine, hair dryer, safety security box, CD and DVD players, Playstation 3 console, iron and iron board. Cooking utensils and first aid kit also provided.

- Gym equipment, including a static bicycle, weights and a treadmill, are also available at the exterior area of the Villa.

- All doors and windows have mosquito screens.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041Κ91003134601.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 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 return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 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 have 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!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!

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

Melidoni village has a supermarket, kiosks, small regional cafes and local restaurants where you can taste the unique cretan cuisine, as well as a petrol station. A great base to discover the varied countryside and the nearby cities and beaches. Also, Melidoni Cave, just 2 Kms away is worth visiting! Just 10 minutes away from Panormos sandy beaches!

What makes this villa unique

Alonia Villa is a brand new, marvellous Villa, with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, one with a jacuzzi bathtub, amazing 50m2 pool, round children's pool of 10m2, tile covered terrace with BBQ facilities, outdoor dining areas, stunning views, very spacious living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and dining area, gym equipment and kids toys! Walking distance (200 meters) to a mini market, tavern & cafe! Ideal for families and friends looking for exclusive holidays!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Melidoni in Geropotamos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite, Purple Suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite, Turquoise Suite
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , shared
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , shared between the Green & Red Suites
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite, Pink Suite
  • 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!
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Purple Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , en-suite bathroom with shower cabin, could be 2 single beds
    Turquoise Suite - 2 Single Bed , en-suite bathroom, balcony, could be 1 double bed
    Red Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , shared bathroom with jacuzzi, balcony
    Pink Suite - 2 Single Bed , en-suite bathroom, balcony, could be 1 double bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Two more guests can sleep on the sofa in the living room.
    Green Suite - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , shared bathroom with jacuzzi tub, sitting area
  • 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!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • 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
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, 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!

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

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Luxurious Villa with a 50m2 pool, close to shops! Stunning Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

beautiful location and friendly people

  • 5 of 5

First of all thanks a lot to Antonia and her family (a special thank to her mum who made Pastitio and cake for us! Yummy!) :)

The house was perfect for us (5 couples). New, clean and beautiful with a nice garden.

It is the perfect location for holidays. We enjoyed it!

See you soon!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Petra, thank you so much for your amazing review! It was out honour to have you as our guests and we we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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5

Amazing villa, with amazing hosts. Can't recommend it highly enough

  • 5 of 5

Had an incredible 2 weeks at Alonia Villa, everything was catered for. The kids had a great time splashing in the small pool, exploring the garden and making and cooking pizzas in the pizza oven. Whilst the adults relaxed by the pool and enjoyed the incredible weather and views. 2 great beaches only 15 minutes away in Panorma or Bali, and perama has everything you need for supplies only a few miles down the road (including a great butcher and fishmonger). Melidoni is quiet but pretty with a little cafe and ship for daily supplies too. I can't think of any faults, and would definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris, thank you so much for your amazing review and for recommending our villa to other travellers! We hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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5

Beautiful villa in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Villa Alonia in September. There were nine of us, but the size and layout of the villa meant that there was plenty of space for all of us.

The house is set on the edge of a small, pretty village, but in easy reach of larger towns and some great beaches. The bedrooms are really nicely put together, and the outside space (the multiple balconies, beautiful garden and poolside area) was absolutely perfect.

Best of all, however, was the friendly welcome from Antonia and her family. They really pulled out all the stops to make sure we had the best possible stay, and went home feeling very happy indeed. Special mention too for Valia at Think Villa, whose help during the booking process was first-rate.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Oliver, 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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5

Fantastic villa with that have it all!

  • 5 of 5

This fanrastic villa is lokated outside a small, typical Greek village. Very frendly people and quiet surroundings. The villa have it all. 5 big bedrooms with dobblebeds and 4 bathrooms. Good kitchen with all you need and a big living room. Swimmingpool and childrens pool, outside barbeque and stone-own. It's only 10 minuts two Panormo and Bali. 2 small towns with exelent beaches and tavernas. We enjoyed every second of our stay. Apsolutely recomended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Arvid, thank you so much for recommending our villa to other travellers and we hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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5

The best villa we have stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

Antonia and her family greeted us warmly upon our arrival. Her mother had cooked us a lovely meal for our first evening and they had provided an amazing welcome basket. Antonia took time to show us around this beautiful, clean, fully equipped villa. Nothing was too much trouble and she even arranged for a mechanic to come to the villa when we had a flat tyre!

The outside area was cleaned every morning and the whole villa cleaned mid week with bed and towel change.

We have stayed in a few villas and this was by far the best. There is nothing I would change to make it better. I cannot express how much we enjoyed staying here - you have to visit it for yourself!

Thank you Antonia and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Emily, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa and for recommending it to other travellers! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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5

Amazing - there is no other way to describe this villa

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic villa equipped to the highest standard. Everything you could want is provided and the owners are so helpful - they couldn't do enough for us. Lovely lovely people

I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa - you won't be disappointed

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jane, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our villa to other travellers ! We hope to welcome you again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Melidoni, Crete

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,215
for 7 nights
£1,215
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 7 nights
£1,093
 
 
Low min stay
17 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
£1,093
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
29 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 7 nights
£1,093
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,762
for 7 nights
£1,762
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,551
for 7 nights
£2,551
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low min stay
18 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 3 nights
£2,551
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
low min stay
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£755
for 3 nights
£1,762
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
8 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,762
for 7 nights
£1,762
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,215
for 7 nights
£1,215
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,794
for 7 nights
£2,794
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£156
for 1 night
From
£156
£1,093
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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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Location

Panormo
"It is a tranquil resort, which has met a fast development in recent years, without however l..."
Perama Health Center (Κέντρο Υγείας Περάματος)
"There is a Health Centre in the village which operates 24/7. For non-emergency medical treat..."
Vasiliko Pigadi
"A local taverna where you can taste the unique cretan cuisine. Tel: 0030 694 642 2857"
Traditional cafe Melidoni
"In Melidoni village, you will find several traditional cafes."
Traditional Taverna ''O Katis"
"A grill house in Vlihada area where you can find traditional souvlaki with pita. Tel: 0030 ..."
Porto Paradiso
"A beach bar and taverna, where you can have a drink or a delicious meal. Tel: 0030 2834 094..."
Mambo
"A great beach bar, where you can enjoy a coffee or your drinks while gazing the sea. "
Psaropoula
"A traditional taverna where you can also taste fresh fish! Tel: 0030 2834 094241"
Akrogiali Taverna
"A great taverna where you can taste many local dishes as well as seafood! Tel: 0030 2834 09..."
Thraka
"A grill and pizza taverna located in Perama that can also deliver food. Tel: 0030 28340 20004 "
Stamatis fresh express
"Coffees, sandwiches, pies and many more delivery is also available. Tel.: 28340 22200 "
Kouratoras Mini Market
"There’s a grocery in the village square and a mini market, Kouratoras, across the church, at..."
Cave Melidoni
"In the village of Melidoni you will find the Melidoni Caves, where there is a number of very..."
O Xylofournos tou Prinari
"A traditional bakery with a variety of freshly baked breads, rusks, cookies, sweets. can be ..."
Pancreta Bank
"Opening hours for banks are from 08:00 to 14.30 hours, Monday to Thursday and from 08:00 to ..."
JoyRide.bike Cycling Crete
"JoyRide.bike was born out of the desire to make mountain biking & cycling adventures accessi..."
Bali
"Bali has four beaches, which are formed in sandy coves with nice greenish waters. The beache..."
JuraSplash Water Park
"Floating on the water, right on the beach, Jura Splash Waterpark includes a variety of wate..."
Grecotel Club Marine Palace
"ELIXIR THALASSOSPA A healthy mind in a healthy body: the ancient Greeks’ holistic approach ..."
Carob Mill Cultural Center
"The Carob Mill Arts Centre has organised many Dance Theatre performances and seminars over t..."
Ladianos butcher shop
"In Ladianos butcher shop that located in Perama town you can buy local meat. Tel: 0030 28340..."
Kokkinos cheese shop
"If you wish to buy local cheese from a local producer you can go to Kokkinos Antonis, in Per..."
Margarites
"Margarites village is undoubtedly one of the most important pottery centres in Crete, famous..."
Relaxika Massage Specialist's Workshop
"If you wish to have a massage you could visit: Mr. Konstantinos Karras Location: Panormos Te..."
Museum of Ancient Eleutherna (Μουσείο Αρχαιολογικού Χώρου Ελεύθερνας)
"The originality of this museum is that the objects of the permanent exhibition will be updat..."
Paraschakis Olive Oil
"We would recommend a visit to Paraschakis olive oil press, a modern family business, that pr..."
BP
"Two kinds of petrol can be found in the local petrol stations: unleaded and diesel. Please a..."
Pharmacy
"Medicine prescriptions can be bayed from the Pharmacies situated in Perama village. Pharmaci..."
Ελληνικά Ταχυδρομεία (ΕΛΤΑ)
"Correspondence can be handed out to the Post Office in Perama village for mailing. Opening h..."
Reptisland
"Welcome to the Island of reptiles! The impressive and rare collection of Reptisland, is wait..."
Atlantis Diving Center Panormo
"Scuba diving... fun and adventure for the whole family! For many years diving has become one..."
Syn.ka super market
"Large, well stocked super market for your every day needs. You will also find a good selecti..."
Klados Winery
"We would recommend a visit to Klados Winery, a small family business, that was started in 19..."
Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Melidoni
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
NR Heraklion/Rethymno/Chania
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Melidoni
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Panormos sandy Beach
Car: recommended

Melidoni is a village near Panormo, which lies on the south coast and still close enough to main highways to reach a wide range of destinations.

The village has a mini market, kiosks, small regional cafes and local restaurants where you can taste the unique cretan cuisine, all within 200 meters walking distance. A great base to discover the varied countryside and the nearby cities and beaches.

A worth visit is the nearby Melidoni Cave or Gerontospilios (2 minutes away by car). Gerontospilios is very important due to the archeological findings, some of which are exhibited in the Archeological Museum of Rethymnon. Moreover, the cave has played a tragic role in the history of Cretan revolution against the Turks, in 1824.

The Bali & Panormo beaches, which are the closest are located 10 minutes away by car, while the beautiful beaches of Skaleta and of Geropotamos are 15 minutes away.

Margarites village which is 15 minutes away, the European ceramic art center, the famous monastery of Arkadi, the archeological site of ancient Eleutherna and the incomparable city of Rethymno.

Panormo, is a friendly sea side village 10 minutes away by car, well know for its 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 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.

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

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