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New Semi-Detached House On A Beautiful Holiday Park With Sea View From Terrace



Updated: 14-Sep-2016
House in Rethimon Panormo, Crete / Greek Islands, Greece - Great Pools And About 1000 Yards To Beaches And Restaurants

Brand new semi-detached house on a beautiful holiday park in Panormo 20 minutes from Rethimon, 50 minutes from the Heraklion airport. One bedroom with two singe beds. Living room with a good sofa bed for two adults. An open kitchen, modern bathroom own terrace with pergola and sea view. Three common pools and a special pool for small children (16” deep). Kitchen fully equipped with oven, ceramic hop, water cooker, coffee machine for filter coffee. Wifi internet connection. Flat screen TV with satellite receiver (BBC). Sea view from the kitchen and terrace. Sea 300 feet, 3 nice beaches and town on approximately 1000 yards. Pool open all day (April until the end of October) in the pool area you will find sunbeds for common use and outside showers.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Hi, I am Frederik de Zeeuw, I live in the Netherlands, Amstelveen with my wife and three sons. I had a dream of retiring in my own house in Greece so I had a house build on Crete. For now I am one of the owners of a successful consultancy company, Premium Business Consultants. We have been visiting Greece since our early twenties and I still feel very much at home in Greece. The kindness of the people and their relaxed attitude still feels great. I visit Crete as often as possible. You can find my business profile on Linkedin.

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Speaks English, German, Dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Frederick

Just wanted to let you know that we've had an absolutely brilliant time in Panormo. Your house is great: it's really well equipped, spacious, and having the private garden area so near to the pool is excellent.

Panormo has been perfect for us - it's really quiet but with plenty of places to eat. We had really good meals at Porto Parisiris (at your recommendation) and also Taverna Kastro.

Thank you for renting your lovely house to us, we'd love to think that we might return one day.

Ben and Helen
Mar 2011
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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


Great experience

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is really well-appointed, clean and modern, and had plenty of space for 2 people. It is right on the pool area, which was really nice, beautifully landscaped and kept very clean. It is about 10 minutes easy walk from town, a bit less to the beach. We really liked Panormo town, it has lots of character and plenty of good restaurants and nice shops, and was easy to get to from Heraklion. The rental process was really easy, Frederik was very responsive and provided all the information we could need and more. Overall, a great experience from start to finish.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from the most relaxing holiday I think we have ever had. We found the property to be very clean and comfortable, the pool is just a few steps away and is very well maintained, it was also great to have wifi. We took advantage of having some shopping delivered for our arrival which took the stress out of having to dump our bags to then go out for basics, bread, water etc. The property is located within walking distance of some excellent restaurants, the harbour (more restaurants) and the beach, we did have a car but found the walk to and from the amenities very pleasant. Would definitely recommend this property and the village of Panormos especially if you are looking for quiet and chilled.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely, modern and comfortable property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the house for 5 nights in mid May. The house is located at the far end of a lovely little village, in a small complex of modern houses, in a quiet location near the sea. The apartment was very comfortable, modern, clean and spacious, with a terrace overlooking the large and very attractive pool. Mary, who lives in the village, met us on arrival to show us in, and was available if we had any questions. As it was early in the season there were only a few occupied properties and it was very peaceful. Even though the pool was a little too chilly for me at this time of year, it was really great to sit and have breakfast on the terrace, or relax and read a book, overlooking the pool. A minute walk to the end of the road and you can take a short walk along the cliff path overlooking the sea. It's a short walk into the village (10 mins max), where there are a number of excellent restaurants, and a few shops.

This is a perfect location for exploring Rethymnon or travelling inland to the Arkadi Monestary. A lovely drive across the island to Preveli beach takes less than 90 minutes and is well worth the trip. (Be prepared for the 500 zig zag steps down to the little beach). On route you can visit the ancient minoan cemetry of Armenoi.Iraklion is only an hours drive and the musuem is excellent - buy a joint ticket and go on to Knossos from there.

If you don't have a car there is a company in the village where you can book day trips to all the main sites such as the Samaria Gorge, Iraklion etc.

I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this lovely review, you are very welcome to come again! Frederik de Zeeuw
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Excellent location, bars and restaurants local to property all highly recommended.would stay again.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean with every extra you want on holiday, great pool area and only short distance to the village, the apartment has a lot more going for it than the owner advertised. Great location to explore Crete from.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you vey much! You are more than welcome next time. Greatings from a sunny Crete. Frederik
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Just a short walk into the village of Panormos which we got to see gradually coming to life at the beginning of April. Some lovely tavernas close by, especially Barba Andreas!

The house is in a lovely quiet spot- walk out the front door in the evening and you can watch the sunset over sea and mountain; walk out the back door and the swimming pool is a mere few feet away!

With a rental car, there is quick and easy access to the main road connecting Rethymnon, Irakleio and Chania. It is the perfect location from which to explore this stunning island. Hopefully one day we will return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely, peaceful, quaint, unspoilt village

  • 5 of 5

The villa was great, had everything we needed, set beside a fab trio of pools, beautifully lit in the evenings! Just a short walk into the village and you are amongst typically Greek buildings, tavernas, shops etc. A truly lovely, unspoilt fishing village with very friendly locals. Strongly recommend Mikas taverna in Main Street (which is blocked off at night), totally authentic Greek dishes prepared during the day, no menus, you are shown what is available in the kitchen! Loved it! Also very reasonable. Would recommend hiring a car, had a great experience with Best Cars in the village, so simple and cheap! There are many beaches along the coast worth exploring, and it doesn't take long to drive across to the south coast through a beautiful gorge. Will def be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this great review! You are more than welcome to come back. Kind regards, Frederik
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From the Owner

When we first came to Panormo about 30 years ago we had a great holiday. It is a small coastal town with a harbor and three lovely beaches. Simple but good taverna’s and nice people. Over the years every time we came to Crete we went to Panormo for a day or so. In 2010 we saw this nice new development from Interland “Sea front homes II”. A Mediterranean type of park on Crete. Very unlike other developments. We immediately were attracted to its nice atmosphere and bought one of the properties.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heraklion at 65 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 800 Metres Nearest Ferry : Rethimon at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Creta Golf at 80 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : New national road at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Fanfare at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Panormos at 800 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

In the area you will find two diving schools with daily excursions to many different sites. Around Panarmo there are a number of planned hikes. There are also hikes through gorges like the Samaria and Imbros Gorge. There is also the possibility to play golf and there are several waterslide parks. Crete is also known for its nice beaches and ancient fortresses. Near Heraklion you can find the Knossos, the palace of king Minos


Next to the park you will find a small cliff with a staircase to the sea. The three sandy beaches of Panormo are located on walking distance from the house, about 1000 yards.


The nearest airport in Heraklion (50 minutes drive) an alternative airport in found in Chania (1 hour and 15 minutes) On both airports you can rent a car which is recommended. There are comfortable busses from the port in Heraklion. The bus stop is about 1,5 mile from the house.


The centre of Panormo, with bars, restaurants and shops, is about 1000 Yards away. Rethimon is about 20 minutes by car or bus.

Further Details:

You will be welcomed by our English key holder. She lives in the village and can be contacted if problems arise.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Autumn 2016
16 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Autum 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 17/18
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £89
Tax Rate 15.0%

Booking Notes:
There is a down payment of 25%. The rest of the amount to be paid 4 weeks in advance. A deposit of € 100,-- to be paid for damages and returned within one week of departure. Payments can be made, on this website, by Bank or PayPal.

Changeover Day:
There is now specific changeover day. 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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100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Staying in this great place you can just relax, have your children play in a reasonably safe environment. You can eat in an excellent restaurant, Porto Paresi, overlooking the harbor and one of the beaches. You can walk to town and the beaches. When you arrive you can just unpack. The house is clean, the beds are made and the pool is waiting. You can even have the fridge filled with foods and drinks for your convenience. Just send us an e-mail.

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The modern bathroom is equipped with a shower cabin, wc, and a sink. A hair dryer is available. The hot water is provided by a private boiler which operates 24h.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has two single beds, they can be placed next to each other. It has a large wardrobe with hangers and drawers. The single beds are made before arrival and the bed linen is changed once a week. the bedroom is equipped with air conditioning.


  • Golf ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Aphrodite is located one a holiday park with different, mostly English speaking, owners. Shops will become available on the park but for now the closest minimarket is about 200 yards. You can find a number of restaurants in the village (1000 yards). Outside: On the terrace you will find a table and four comfortable chairs. The pergola will provide the necessary shade but you can also sit in the sun. In the garden around the terrace there are flowerbeds. The terrace is surrounded by a low wall and there are steps and a garden gate between the terrace and the pool located is next to the terrace. Utility Room: In the hall cupboard you will find a washing machine including detergents, cleaning materials and the boiler. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and kitchen linen for use inside the house are provided (2) and changed once a week. Bed linen is provided and changed once a week. The house will be cleaned once a week. Towels, linen and cleaning are included in the price. Other: The bedroom has two single beds and a large cupboard.

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