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Astraeus at Villa Kamares Spa Apartments in the heart of Panormo fishing village

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Villa Kamares exterior showing the Astraeus apartment balcony
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Panormos, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Villa Kamares is located in the tranquil and picturesque village of Panormo located in northern Crete. Villa Kamares consists of two apartments, Astraeus and Selene. The villa was renovated with great consideration to detail using traditional earth materials, adorned with beautiful hand finished stone arches and walls. A number of original wood ceilings and floors remain and to our knowledge, the villa is the only apartment building on the Island of Crete which has had stone incorporated into its re-build on such a grand scale. Villa Kamares is furnished with traditional furniture which retains a totally authentic Cretan feel but with a twist of all the modern conveniences such as air-conditioning, TV and Wi-Fi access.

This listing is for the Astraeus apartment which has two double bedrooms both with king size beds (one has an en-suite),...
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Listing #HL7411527
About the Owner
Chris F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Our good friends Stefanos and Cheryl, a local Greek man and his English wife who are well known and liked in the village are available for interaction with guests. Stefanos meets and greets guests and Cheryl looks after housekeeping. We are also contactable by phone or email for more information.
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This apartment has been fully renovated with high quality and exquisite attention to detail. The modern facilities contrast nicely with the old (but renovated) stone walls. The spa area is stunning, with a cleverly-designed waterfall feature. The water temp was fine for summer (hot) weather...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stayed for a week and had a ball, very comfortable for 2 couples, plenty of room.. Would say yes for anyone to stay...

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This well situated apartment has recently be fully renovated and the original stone work and old wooden floors have once again been revealed. It is charming, clean and comfortable. The balcony offers a wonderful spot to sit and enjoy a glass of wine while watching...More

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Check-in time is 3PM - 1AM (next day). Panormo is a quiet, relaxing village and therefore noise should be kept to a minimum in the apartments especially between the hours of 3pm...
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Panormo village is a very calm, quiet, civilised holiday destination for people of many nationalities looking for a traditionally Cretan, Greek holiday. Panormo has retained its charm and originality and has not been spoilt by tourism in any way. Everything in the village is within a 2 or 3 minute walk - two fantastic beaches, a dozen or so tavernas serving delicious home cooked Cretan food, a few pleasant bars, two decent mini-markets, a bakery, butcher, a couple of hairdressers and jewellers, a massage specialist and three ATM machines. This all makes for an extremely pleasant small resort with lots of character.
Getting around
Panormo is 20 minutes by car to Rethymno, 45 minutes from Heraklion airport and 1 hour 20 minutes from Chania airport. Villa Kamares is a few minutes walk to the bus stop which regularly transports people to the towns of Rethymno, Chania and Heraklion. Panormo also has its own land train offering a choice of two morning trips way inland into the Cretan countryside. This is a great way of exploring the surroundings if you do not want to hire a car or go by bus further afield.

If you want to go on one or two further excursions, it is possible to book a trip at one of the travel agents that have offices around the village or rent a car upon your arrival at the airport.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion: 59.0 km
Ferry: Heraklion: 59.0 km
Panormo is 45 minutes from Heraklion airport and 1 hour 20 minutes from Chania airport. There is one major road in Crete named the 'National road' which runs along the north coast from East to West. All other roads branch south from the National road. Panormo is located just off the National road. From Heraklion or Chania airport, head for Rethymno. Approximately 20km prior to Rethymno you will see a sign for Panormo. Villa Kamares is located in Market Place, the main cobbled street in the centre of the village opposite Relaxika Massage & Spa Treatments.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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