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3 Bedroom Villa With Shared Pool And Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Panormo, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

There is a communal swimming pool with three inter-linked pools (two full depth and one for children) along with a small separate pool for toddlers/babies. The accommodation has all the modern comforts and has recently been newly furnished throughout with sufficient tableware and cooking utensils to easily accommodation 6-8 guests. There is a wifi internet connection along with a flat screen television and DVD player.

Tom Roberts
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, greek
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2017

About Tom Roberts

My name is Tom and my wife is Despina. We have two children and live in London, United Kingdom. We recently purchased Villa Athena having rented and stayed at the Panorama Seafront Homes II on three previous occasions following an introduction by a friend. The development is perfect for children and adults to relax and there is a great mix of people from Europe and beyond including the UK, Netherlands, Norway and Greece. The nearby village of Panormo is very tranquil with friendly people and great restaurants serving traditional dishes.

Tom Roberts purchased this villa in 2013

Why Tom Roberts chose Rethymno

We love the area and enjoy our time in Panormo and wanted to have a base we could return to year after year.

What makes this villa unique

Staying at Panorama Seafront Homes is very relaxing. The development is beautifully maintained and the pool is cleaned and serviced daily.

Panormo village is a 5-10 minute walk away and has lovely restaurants and cafes where you can relax and chat over a glass of raki!


Panormos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • The main bathroom is fully tiled with a bath and overhead shower, wc, sink and cabinet. The second bathroom is equipped with a shower, wc, sink and cabinet. The hot water is provided by a private boiler which operates 24h.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , 2 full size single beds plus full size bunk bed. Sleeps 4.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Able to include adult folding bed or baby/toddler cot bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double bed, bedside tables and fitted wardrobes Bedroom 2 with two single beds that can be placed together, bedside tables and fitted wardrobes Bedroom 3 with a double bed, bedside tables and fitted wardrobes
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Outside: The large veranda with sea views, with a dining table seating six to eight people plus seating/lounge area. The pergola is lit and bamboo covering to provide shade, you can also sit in the sun and enjoy the sea view. There are 6 loungers for guest use, in the garden There is a garden enveloping the house on 3 sides with a large purpose built barbecue, The whole property is surrounded by a low wall with a gate leading from the property to the complex and the communal pool. Each bedroom has its own tiled patio area with pergola and table and chairs. Utility Room: In the hall cupboard you will find a washing machine, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, cleaning and washing materials and the boiler. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and kitchen linen for use inside the house are provided. Beach towels are also provided. Towels and linen are changed once a week. The villa is also cleaned once a week. Parking; The Villa has an allocated covered parking bay


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

3 Bedroom Villa With Shared Pool And Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Bramhall, Cheshire, UK

A fantastic villa in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent standard of accomodation in a stunning setting. Super terrace overlooking the Med, where you can eat your breakfast and watch the sun go down. The pool area was fantastic, beautifully maintained and very conducive to getting to know your neighbours (without ever feeling crowded). The kids loved it as did we. Panormo is a charming fishing village with a harbour, a beach, numerous restaurants and shops and is only a 15 minute walk away. The beautiful Venetian town of Rethymno is only half an hour away and there is a gorgeous beach with restaurant at Episkopi. Both are well worth visiting. Lake Kournos (about 45 mins by car) was a particular hit with our three children who loved sliding from the pedalo we hired into the freshwater lake whilst we enjoyed the stunning scenery.

Many thanks to Tom and Despina for sharing your holiday home with us and for taking the time to personally e-mail us a number of times to ensure that we enjoyed our stay as much as possible.

We would certainly recommend this villa and look forward to hopefully returning in the not too distant future!

Rachel &John Martin

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous villa, fabulous village!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned back from a 2 week stay and have had the most wonderful holiday. I need to stay in nice accommodation when I'm away and Villa Athena didn't disappoint! The complex it is on is very well maintained, and the pool area is spotlessly clean. The villa itself is lovely, with plenty of space inside. The kitchen was well equipped and it had 2 bathrooms - very useful for a family of 5! The 3 bedrooms were all of a very good size and it was a delight to wake up to the sea view through our doors each morning. The garden was wonderful - the sea views and in particular the sunsets were a delight to sit and watch. I became very used to this wonderful view and miss it so much now I'm home.

Tom and Des were fabulous to deal with from the initial enquiry, to any queries we had whilst away.

The villa is a short work from Panormo village. We fell in love with this area. The tavernas serve delicious fresh home made food, and the little shops such as the bakery were friendly and approachable.

I thoroughly recommend this villa if you would like to either chill out or explore Crete. We relaxed and also visited Mount Ida, Spinalonga, went sailing in Heraklion and so on! There is so much to do for all members of the family. If we come back to Crete in the future, I would love to stay here again.

Thank you Tom and Des for letting us share your wonderful holiday home.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A real home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We spent just under 2 weeks here towards the end of the summer holidays. It's a beautiful, clean, incredibly spacious and well maintained villa with all the amenities you could possibly need - washing machine, dishwasher, well equipped kitchen, TV, DVD, garden with outside eating and lounging area etc. We thoroughly enjoyed lazing on the sunbeds in the garden watching the sunsets and the kids loved the communal swimming pools. It's also just a short walk from the beach and the local village of Panormos with loads of shops and restaurants serving delicious home-cooked food. The villa is also well placed for exploring Northern Crete and the owners were extremely helpful in providing us with information about the villa and its locality. We would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

I found myself back on this site whilst recommending Villa Athena to a friend and could not believe it was without a review and felt deserved one - so here goes .We spent a wonderful ten days here and in Panormos. We have lovely memories of breakfasts on the large terrace and relaxing BBQ’s watching the sunset each evening. The communal pools were also great fun for our children who made lots of friends and spent most of their day there.

Overall it’s a gorgeous villa in a very relaxed picture postcard village within walking distance to a lovely sandy beach surrounded by great traditional restaurants serving simply great food. We couldn’t have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The development is near the sea front which is rocky but has a small staircase which leads down to the sea. There are three sandy beaches in Panormo which are located within a 5-10 minute walk of the villa. One of the beaches has a taverna and sunbeds is the ideal location to spend time.


The nearest airport is in Heraklion (50 minutes drive). Alternatively there is an airport in Chania (1 hour and 15 minutes) which also serves as the main port for ferries. Both airports have good car rental facilities which is the recommended option for getting to Panormo although taxis can be hired as well.


The centre of Panormo, with bars, restaurants and shops, is about 1,000 yards away. Rethymnon is about 20 minutes by car or bus.


Rates & Availability

Panormos Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 1
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 11 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $127.83

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is by agreement based on the booking. Arrival from 16.00 and departure before 10.00. You can use the pool and public bathroom during the day of arrival or departure.

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