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Unique Sea Front Villa, within walking distance to great sandy beach and shops!

Bedrooms 6
Space 5,489 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Thalassa Residence, one of the most stunning properties in Crete!

Welcome to Thalassa Residence, a private, newly built villa which is a modern oasis of contemporary amenities, style and comfort! Enjoy the spellbinding views over the the Cretan Sea at one of our most stunning properties in Crete and relax in the magnificent swimming pool and heated Jacuzzi at the pool terrace!

Located in northern Rethymno Thalassa Residence boasts striking architecture and it it encapsulates luxury living delivering peace and tranquillity, as it’s wide open to the fresh summer breeze and warm greek sun! Designed specifically for summer living, Thalassa Residence is best suited for big families or a group of friends, as it is ideally located within walking distance to the lively town of Panormos, when one can find all that’s needed daily.



The pool terrace epitomises the concept of summer and it is the perfect location to sit and watch the sunset or enjoy the 42 m2 private, overflow swimming pool (with varying depth of 1,20-1,40m). Lay on the comfortable sun beds, pool bean bag chairs or the outdoor siting area and have a cold drink, read your favourite book or listen to your favourite music from the provided Bluetooth dock and have fun with your friends and family!

The 610 m2 terrace also features a large, 3 X 2m, heated jacuzzi, which fits up to 6 people and it’s located next to the pool. Spoil yourselves by using the 80 hydromassage jets or enjoy a chromotherapy session using the RGB lighting, offering a complete mind and body refreshment.

To make things even better, just besides the jacuzzi there’s a lovely lawn covered area, where your kids will be having fun at the playground area which can be found a few steps away! Also, 2 bicycles are provided so you can wander around the picturesque village of Panormos!

Lastly, make sure not to miss the opportunity to try al fresco dining, using the gas BBQ facilities to prepare your homemade meals and enjoy them at the shaded outdoor dining area for 12 guests under the pergola.


Spread across three levels, this outstanding, 510 m2 property accommodates up to 12 guests in 6 immaculate double bedrooms. High quality furnishings, with touches of modern and classic style, state of the art appliances and all modern amenities make it an ideal choice for a relaxing villa vacation. Furthermore, Thalassa Residence is suitable for guests with restricted mobility and it’s wheelchair accessible, as its interior is flat. Also, an elevator offers easy access to all levels of the Villa and guests can have direct access to the pool terrace from the ground floor living room.

Lower Ground

The lower ground of the Villa is destined for complete relaxation and hours of entertainment. For those who don’t want to stop practising during their holiday and always be in shape, there’s a well equipped gym with a treadmill, static bicycle, a butterfly machine and workout weights!

Additionally, a recreation area that boasts a comfy sitting area, home cinema with a 52’ flat screen TV, sound system, a Playstation 4 console (which can also play Blue Ray disks) and pool table, ensures that everyone will have a good time with their loved ones!

In addition, a wooden sauna cabin, where you can relax naturally, before entering the pool or after a busy day is also available at this level.

Finally, one bedroom can also be found at the lower ground of Thalassa Residence. All six bedrooms have 32’ TVs, boudoirs, black-out curtains, are air-conditioning, and feature en-suite bathrooms with shower cabins, equipped with hydro massage columns. In all bedrooms the beds could be set up either as a Super King Size Bed (1.80X2.00) or as two single beds (0.90X2.00).

Ground Floor

Using the stairs or the elevator, guests can reach the ground floor where the cosy sitting room, with large corner sofa invites you to take a seat and gaze upon the unobstructed sea view, provided by the surrounding glass panels, while the modern fireplace in the middle of the room adds a homely touch.

The open plan area also included a dining area for 10 guests and offers and direct access to the pool terrace.

A few steps way, the fully equipped kitchen with island counter and breakfast counter for 6, provides everything that’s required for a self catered holiday, as well as direct access to the outdoor area, BBQ facilities and dining table

Last but not least, two more bedrooms are located on the ground floor of the Villa, one of which is benefited by wonderful sea views and direct access to the pool terrace, while the other one with country side views.

First Floor

On the first floor of Thalassa Residence lie the remaining three bedrooms, two of which offer beautiful views to the sea and blue horizon, while the last one opens up to the country side. All bedrooms have access to balconies equipped with patio furniture.

Property Notes:

-Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

-Excellent mattresses, lavish linens and pool towels are provided.

-Bath towels, bathrobes and luxury bathroom amenities are also available.

-Daily Housekeeping Service.

-Towels and linen changes every two days.

-Pool and garden cleaning twice a week.

-Baby cot and high chair available upon request.

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

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

-2 Free private parking lots are provided outdoors and 1 spot is available in the closed garage inside the property.

-All in-house electronics are available, including a dishwasher, 65’ smart TV with satellite reception, large double door fridge with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer (at the lower ground bathroom), built-in oven and microwave, electric kitchen, kettle, toaster, sandwich maker, french coffee maker, espresso coffee machine, juice maker, vacuum cleaner, food processor, Bluetooth dock, iron and iron board.

-Safety Deposit Boxes, fire extinguisher, first aid kit and alarm system are available.

-24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

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!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this villa in 2017

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Panormos

Thalassa Residence is located just a few minutes away from the beach, shops and restaurants! Ideal for big families or groups of friends looking for exclusive holidays! Enjoy a car free holiday!

What makes this villa unique

This is a brand new Residence which provides you variety of options to spend your day within it's luxurious facilities such a playground, playroom with PS3 and home cinema, pool table, gym, 3 X 2m, heated jacuzzi, 42 m2 private, overflow swimming pool, barbecue area with outdoor dinning area and amazing sea views from several sitting areas!

It is difficult to find a villa which can provide you so many options in a great location with amazing views, close to the beach and the city of Rethymno. We believe that our villa has all the advantages for unforgettable moments!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Panormos in Mylopotamos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5489 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite bathroom in the bedroom.
  • Six bathrooms are available in the Villa. After a long day of exploration, a relaxing shower is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with! Bath towels for all guests, shampoo and shower gel are provided. All bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom with a toilet and shower cabins, equipped with hydro massage columns. Luxury bathroom amenities, bath towels and bathrobes are also provided.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , The beds can also be set up as a Super King Size Bed 1.80X2.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , The beds can also be set up as a Super King Size Bed 1.80X2.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , The bed can also be set up as 2 single beds (0.90X2.00).
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , The bed can also be set up as 2 single beds (0.90X2.00).
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The bed can also be set up as 2 single beds (0.90X2.00).
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The bed can also be set up as 2 single beds (0.90X2.00).
  • The Villa features 6 bedrooms, which can accommodate up to 12 guests in real beds. All bedrooms are air conditioned, tastefully decorated and equipped with comfortable mattresses for a good nigh’t sleep! All six bedrooms have 32’ TVs, boudoirs, black-out curtains, are air-conditioning, and feature en-suite bathrooms with shower cabins, equipped with hydro massage columns. In all bedrooms the beds could be set up either as a Super King Size Bed (1.80X2.00) or as two single beds (0.90X2.00). One bedroom is located on the lower ground, 2 bedrooms on the Ground Floor and 3 bedrooms on the 1st Floor.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • 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
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Babysitting, Private Chef, Massage, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Airport transfer, Yoga private lessons, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Pastry Cook, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!


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Unique Sea Front Villa, within walking distance to great sandy beach and shops!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

We will come back

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed this beautiful and exceptionally well maintained villa, which is rightly described as a "luxury villa". Everything is lovingly designed and well thought out. Both the spacious house, as well as the beautiful terrace are as described in the pictures - perhaps even a bit nicer. The alarm system ensures a secure feeling. Glass floors, elevator, sauna, sports equipment, billiard table, wonderful highlights. The large terrace, with a view of the large pool (at night beautifully lit) and the sea, ensure pure relaxation. The jacuzzi whirlpool (also - with nice colored lights and different jacuzzi settings) was fun, relaxed by day and night. Also for us was the fridge with plenty of water and some food stuffed and a large offer fresh top stand on the kitchen island ready. Mr. Dimitries, who gave us a very nice welcome and explained the house, was always available for us. Panormos is a rather sleepy hamlet, with a smaller beach, but there are other beaches that can be reached by car. We had rented an audi a 3 cabrio (best cars) at valia kokkinou, thinkvilla, who had sent us all the sights and addresses beforehand, and it all worked out wonderfully. We were at the airport Heraklion International Airport from a co-worker from best cars picked up and could start the holiday already on the approx. 50 min ride to the villa, the sea smell and see en the mountains. The way to the villa is actually very easy, the road is well developed. In panormos our GPS was very helpful. Also the transfer of the rental car on our departure went without problems and the departure, even in the morning at 07: 15h was somehow still holiday, because it was warm enough to open and we could enjoy the morning sun, the mountains and the sea until the end.

This holiday was so relaxing and nice that we would gladly have extended a week - unfortunately it was already booked - but we will come back.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sabine, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Wonderful week at Thalassa Residence

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic week at Thalassa Residence. Every aspect of this villa far exceeded any of our expectations. Valia, the letting agent, was exceptionally helpful and immediately allayed any concerns you can sometimes have booking through an internet agent. Prior to our trip, we received all the information we could require about the villa and the local area and excellent recommendations for local car hire and airport transfer. We arrived at the villa with very tired children, very late at night and were greeted by the letting manager Mr Dimitris and the villa owner, Manolo. They had left us a very well stocked welcome hamper so we had everything we needed for the first few days. The spec on the villa is outstanding. The pictures are exactly how the villa is... except reality is better. The views are unbelievable and sunset sitting on the terrace is just beautiful. We were exceptionally well looked after by Mr Dimitris. He made sure every aspect of our stay was trouble free and very enjoyable and was on hand for anything we required. Manolo treated us like family, his hospitality and care for small details were unexpected and gratefully received. Our children were delighted with the pool and toys provided. The games room downstairs was a great escape from the midday sun. The family pool tournament on the full sized table was enjoyable, even for those who lost. We did not find it necessary to try the sauna, but the gym equipment was utilised. The position of the villa means that there is a constant breeze making even the hottest days pleasant. The local town Panormos is charming and only a genuine 10 minute walk away. We found some very nice authentic Cretan cuisine there. The lovely town of Rethymno is only 20 minute drive if you require more choice and the harbour there has some good restaurants. Swimming / snorkelling on the pebbly beach just below the villa is also lovely as the local beaches can be quite busy.

We really can't think of any negatives/improvements that would have made our stay more enjoyable. We really did not want to leave and will be back next year without a doubt! Please note there is some minor development work in the area however this did not in any way affect our time at the villa.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vanessa, thank you for taking the time to review your stay in our Villa and we really appreciate your lovely comments! We are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Toppen.Stor och bekväm med alla tänkbara faciliteter. Smakfullt inrett och oerhört fräscht.

  • 5 of 5

Läget på bostaden är utmärkt. En kort trevlig promenad in till den lilla charmiga byn Panormo som har några trivsamma restauranger, en del med fantastisk utsikt över den lilla hamnen och det glittrande medelhavet. Här finns också en slaktare , några souvenirshoppar och några mindre livsmedelsaffärer där man kan hitta allt man kan behöva. Husvärden är mycket hjälpsam och positiv - ingentingär omöjligt och städningen varannan dag perfekt. En mycket trevlig chef med hustru lagade några superba middagar i vårt hus.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prachtig huis , op een bijzondere plek !

  • 5 of 5

Fantastische plek , prachtig huis van alle comfort voorzien en in een hele fijne omgeving .

Zeer vriendelijk contactpersoon , ( manager van het huis ) die voor alle vragen altijd bereikbaar was .

We hebben het fantastisch gehad en komen graag nog eens terug .

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
63 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
23 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Chania-Heraklion National Road
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Panormos Sandy Beach
Car: not necessary

Thalassa Residence 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.


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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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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