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Spectacular Views In Complete Peace And Tranquility from a Luxury Rooftop Apt

Bedrooms 1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4. 1 Bedroom. 2 Baths.

30% discount for Easter, 7 nights between 8-22 April. Panokosmos Rooftop Apartment has spectacular views of the White Mountains, gorges, olive groves and the Mediterranean sea. A 12m*5m pool, extensive lush Mediterranean gardens to stroll and relax, in peace and tranquility. Yasmin and I offer a unique personal service with wonderful breakfasts, drinks and snacks and unforgettable meals. Breakfast is included in the price. We can set up massage, painting tuition, guided walks. We have great suggestions for eating out, visits and tours, and all the directions and information you might need. Its like staying with friends!

John and Yasmin
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2017

About John and Yasmin

Yasmin and I are a retired couple who worked in a major multinational. I am the boring Brit, born in Hampshire, brought up in Herefordshire, and lived much of my adult life near Cambridge. - thats the real stuff, in the UK! Yasmin, on the contrary, was born in Teheran, with a Persian father and German mother speaks all sorts of languages, and lived in Hamburg for most of her life. We retired a few years ago, while based in Netherlands, and have since lived mainly in Crete, whilst buying and building this wonderful home, where we live!

We, I think I could safely say, are a colourful pair, passionate foodies, love to cook, to entertain our guests, and to do what we can to make sure they have a wonderful stay here. We know the locality, have eaten at most of the places, and are happy to help to places you might not otherwise discover.

John and Yasmin purchased this apartment in 2010

Why John and Yasmin chose Chania area

Its a truly unique place, with spectacular views, wonderful gardens which we’ve always wanted to share it with like minded folk. There's a very special feel to Panokosmos, often remarked on by our more sensitive guests, which we describe as feeling "in the embrace of the mountains"

Panokosmos is an exclusive, luxurious, one of a kind experience. It has a unique location, located on top of a hill, 400m above sea level, and surrounded by two gorges. We have spectacular and unique panoramic views across half of Crete – a landscape of overwhelming natural beauty, dotted with villages, sliced by gorges and dominated by the majestic, embracing presence of the White Mountains.

We offer an “away from it all” experience, in which you can step back, distance yourself, and take a different perspective on your life, work, relationships and self. Panokosmos - which translates as “on top of the world”, is also the way Greeks describe themselves when amongst friends, saying “isn’t it good to be panokosmos – with the living”. Its the way we want to make you feel.

What makes this apartment unique

The design of our house uses all modern materials, technologies and advantages. But it follows the traditions of the Minoans, 3000 years ago – we our guided by a principle which we developed of “outside in, inside out”. Just like the Minoans we have designed rooms with huge windowed openings to be able to enjoy our natural surroundings and environment whilst sitting comfortably; and we have arranged terraces and balconies facing east, west and south to be able to exploit the outside, whether for shade, sunshine or shelter from the breezes.

We embrace both Occident and Orient. Yasmin has Persian and German roots, and sees in our Cretan environment a cultural heritage which offers the best of both worlds. European values of freedom, democracy and respect for women, coupled with the Middle Eastern oriental feel – hospitality, warmth and emotionality.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chiliomoudou in Crete

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury ensuite with barrier free rainhead & handshower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury ensuite with barrier free rainhead & handshower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double bedded room with full width concertina doors opening out onto south facing roof terrace. Panoramic views of the White Mountains, Apokoronas plain and the sea. In the distance Mt Psiloritis, the highest mountain on the island. Fully fitted with wardrobe, PC desk, satellite TV and DVD player. Safe
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • diving
  • swimming
Our unique breakfasts, changed daily, are included in the price


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


Getting away from it all

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a week long break staying here and we can thoroughly recommend it. The views are stunning and the food is superb. The hosts, John and Yasmin have created something very special and make sure you have everything you need. We will be very surprised if you find anything like this in Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring II
23 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
28 May 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

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Refundable Damage Deposit £200

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