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Tranquil location, close to the beach, totally private pool and garden!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

BBQ facilities on the pool terrace, free wi-fi, beautiful surroundings!

Blue Villa I, is a unique, beautifully designed Villa, exceptionally constructed and decorated with care, ready to welcome you and provide a relaxing base for your stay. It is located in the quite village of Perama, an ideal destination for vacation during the whole year! Such a 130 sq. m. Villa, that enjoys absolute privacy, providing all comforts and exceptionally decorated with care, is for whom they desire calmness and relaxation. You will be amazed by the feeling of warmth and freedom that you will receive, as the villa is located amongst olive and orange trees, with views towards the surrounding mountains. Additionally, Blue Villa I is really close to local amenities, less than a 5-minute driving from everything that you might need like shops, bakery, grocery store, butcher’s, taverns, cafes and supermarkets. Last but not least, the Villa is located close to Panormos, which is a friendly sea side village, 10 minutes away by car and well-known for its sandy beaches!



Blue Villa I can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests and all things considered, either you are a multi-child family or a group of friends, will offer you an unforgettable holiday experience! The whole area, will give you the sense of paradise and promises that you will have a dream holiday, comfort and hospitality! Additionally, on the outside 500m2 space, there is a 45 m2 and 1.4 meters deep private pool and sun bathing terrace, with sun beds and umbrellas where guests can relax! To make things even better, BBQ facilities and an outdoor dining area with a shaded pergola are ready to welcome you in the garden, where you can try preparing your meals and try al fresco dining, an experience you will love! Also, the paved terrace makes you feel close to nature and it’s the perfect place to enjoy a summer sunset! Last but not least, the balconies and the terrace are fully equipped with wooden tables and comfortable chairs, where you can rest and read your summer books and enjoy the company of your loved ones.


While indoors, Blue Villa I offers a variety of comfortable accommodation to suit your needs. Entering the Villa, the ground floor consists of a spacious, beautifully decorated lounge with two sofas and an open fireplace, which are ready to welcome you and also offers direct access to the veranda. The ground floor also consists of a modern, fully equipped kitchen with a beautiful dining area included, if you want to have your meals at home! At the same level there is a double bedroom, equipped with wonderful wooden furniture, which offers direct access to a balcony, as well as a family bathroom with shower.

Following the stairs up to the first floor, guests can find three more bedrooms, two of which feature single beds (which can be joined together if wished), while the last one offers can additional double bed and boasts amazing views from the surrounding countryside area! Additionally, you will find an extra bathroom there, with shower enclosure and hydromassage! After a day spent exploring the famous Cretan countryside, a comfortable bathroom is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with!!

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- 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.

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

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

- Free private parking space provided.

-All in-house electronics are available, including flat-screen TV with satellite reception, DVD player, a hairdryer, a washing machine, a dishwasher, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, coffee maker, microwave, iron and iron board.

-24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 104.1.Κ.

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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 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 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 Rethimno

Great Villa with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms that can accommodate up to 10 guests! Free wi-fi internet, 40 m2 pool and outside BBQ facilities!

What makes this villa unique

Villa has its own private pool and outside area! Totally Private! Really close to the beach and local amenities!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Nikki We were given such a warm welcome, from the moment we booked, and the owner and his family could not have been more kind or helpful, ensuring that we had everything that we needed and providing wonderful fresh fruit and plenty of other goodies. The house was comfortable and cleaned twice during the week, the pool was cleaned daily and was such an asset. A car is essential as it is a short distance, too far to walk, from the nearest small town. There are plenty of places to visit in the local area, but the pool is a wonderful place to spend hot, Pool, near the beach, low rates
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethimno in Mylopotamos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 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 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • 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
  • Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , an extra guest can be accommodated on the sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , first floor, the beds can also be joined
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , first floor, the beds can also be joined
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , first floor, with balcony
  • 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!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water 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
  • 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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Tranquil location, close to the beach, totally private pool and garden!
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews

Nice villa but misleading description

  • 2 of 5

Booked the villa based on the outside space and the description of totally private and tranquil pool area.

Sadly this is not true! The outside space is a great space and well laid out but there is no privacy and it is not tranquil. The villa is on a busy main road so there is a constant flow of traffic passing by that you can hear loudly from the pool and in the villa if windows or shutters are open. The main road goes uphill past the villa so it is possible for drivers to look down into the pool area which they naturally do.

Secondly there is a farm track by the villa that is used daily so again drivers can look in as they pass the gates you see at the end of the pool area.

Finally beneath the villa there is a family in residence so you have noise of kids, the mother arguing and their cars are parked by those gates to the pool so they look in everytime they come and go. They also have fast food delivery every day so you are disturbed by that. Finally they have a dog that barks a lot and comes into the pool area constantly, twice I had to clear up where the dog had urinated and defecated on the patio by the pool.

This is not what I booked this villa for so therefore am very disappointed.

The villa was also missing a decent selection of kitchen knives and a chopping board plus no pool towels were provided.

The villa is kept really clean with the maid coming in frequently and the owner is very helpful and friendly.

I would not return because the villa did not deliver on privacy or tranquility and I should not have to keep clearing up dog mess when I am holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jason, thank you very much for choosing our Villa for your stay in Crete and for taking the time to share your recent experience. However, please allow us to also pass you some further feedback on your comments, which would be valuable to comprehend our part also. Regarding the privacy of the property, we would like to state that the Villa is surrounded by a tall fence and cars or people passing outside, are not able to look inside the Villa. Also, the closest road is located 10 meters away and again it's difficult for others to see inside the Villa. As far as quiet of the area is concerned, the Villa is located in a rural area and the road is only a little busy in the mornings as it's a provincial road and not a main road. Finally, regarding the neighbouring Villa, is also a holiday rental. We accept that the neighbours during your stay may have been a bit noisy, but that's not normally the case and we have never received similar complaints from previous guests. As you were in frequent, almost daily, contact with our office and the owner as well, we really wish you would have mentioned all the above issues to us during your stay, as we would have done anything possible to make your stay more comfortable. We greatly appreciate feedback from our guests and constantly strive to achieve the highest quality standards and we would like to let you know that we have already taken action to add the mentioned items to the Villa as well. Allow us also to reassure you that we are all, as a team, seeking to exceed guest expectations staying with us & our main priority is to make all our guests happy and feel at home when staying with us. We thank you once again for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you to our property again in the near future. Sincerely, ThinkVilla Team.
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Blue Villa 1 Perama Crete

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous Villa in an excellent location. Very friendly owner and family. Cleaning lady was also very good. Great place.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Pamela, thank you for kind review regarding our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Best regards, Think Villa Team.
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Fantastic pool area

  • 4 of 5

A lovely villa with a great pool and surrounding area.

Kostas the villa owner was so generous with so many gifts of food and drinks and the villa was cleaned and sheets and towels changed by a lovely lady Maria.

Communication with Valia was easy and efficient throughout.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Fiona, we really appreciate your great review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Lovely Villa with Amazing Pool Area

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Blue Villa II after speaking with Valia who was prompt and helpful from the outset to my many questions. The main selling point for us was the pool area and we were not in the least disappointed, in fact it was bigger and better than expected with fantastic views over the olive groves and the mountains. Being able to watch the sunset in the evening was the icing on the cake. The villa itself is well equipped and comfortable with quality appliances and everything you could need. The owner and his family were extremely generous, diligent and welcoming. The added maid service was excellent too. Valia was available for our every question and the owners only a phone call away - not that we needed them.

Overall the package from booking through to help with rentals and the accommodation itself was excellent and I can't recommend Think Villa and Blue Villa II enough.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Grant, thank you so much for your kind review and for recommending our villa to other travellers! We hope to have you back soon! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Very well appointed property especially swimming pool area with fridge and BBQ

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa and very nice owner and family who looked after us very well especially the pork chips for BBQ and the home made Greek cake

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gavin, we really appreciate your nice review and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Crete! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Brilliant villa, superb host

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Barbounis Villa was wonderful. The pool is ideal for recovering from outings, and makes for a lovely backdrop for dining on the patio.

The villa itself is clean, modern and perfect for any type of family holiday, from active to sunworshipper.

Kostas the owner and his two delightful children make you feel v welcome, and react to any issue promptly. We had a lock on a gate break, which was essential for keeping our nosey two year old away from the pool. After alerting Kostas, he arrived within the hour to replace it. He also appeared throughout the week to water plants, and surprise us with desserts and beer.

The only addition I would suggest to the villa would be a book with all the necessary information - how everything works - so that visitors dont have to keep asking Kostas.

Overall a lovely experience. Bravo

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dylan, thank you for the amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Heraklion Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
29 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
EO Rethymnou/Herakliou/Chaniwn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Panormos sandy Beach
Car: necessary

Blue Villa I is located in Perama town which is within 5 minutes driving to everything that you might need like shops, bakery, grocery store, butcher’s, taverns, cafes, supermarkets, ATM machines, pharmacies, gas stations and post office.

Also Panormo, is a friendly sea side village, 10 minutes away by car and 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.


Prices & Availability

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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.