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White Mountains Hideaway

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3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Chania Prefecture, Crete
For the ultimate relaxing break, to relax, unwind and chill out from busy lives, hectic work schedules, or tough times, this is the place! Meet up with friends, have that family get together, or get to know colleagues better – Panokosmos gives you the ideal environment.

The most difficult decision may be to decide who has which bedroom! There are three, each with different character and facilities.

Main Floor Luxury Bedroom
For the ultimate luxury for one couple, luxury bedroom on the main floor has it all. Sleep as if you were outside with windows on each side. Stretch out on the super king size bed, gaze thru wide open concertina doors at a Cretan landscape with villages, gorge, mountains down to the sea. Be woken by the sound of sheep bells, the cock crow, or the first rays of the sun, coming up over the Mediterranean sea. The...
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Listing #HL357918
About the Owner
John F
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

'Wow' is the overarching sense of amazement we felt when we arrived and saw the property for the first time. Panokosmos is perched on the top of one of the peaks of the white mountains is a sight to behold. With panoramic views all round,...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Steve M
JohnandYasmin, VR Owner at White Mountains Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2014

It was great to have you at Panokosmos, and particularly cooking for you and helping you with directions and suggestions for places to visit. We really do love to share this very special place with people who fully appreciate it, and what we try to...More

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 July 2013


Date of stay: July 2013
JohnandYasmin, VR Owner at White Mountains Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2013


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Sofas
    1 King
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$793 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The villa is on three floors, of which the top two comprise the accommodation. During the summer period guests will have the villa completely to themselves including the private swimming pool and access to the large garden and grounds..

The owners may be in residence in another small apartment in the basement, where they will be on hand for help and advice. If you would prefer complete privacy at these times, please raise this with the owners.
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About the neighbourhood
Xiliomoudou and Samonas

Xiliomoudou, the village of a “thousand Peaks”, lives up to its name perched on a commanding foothill overlooking the whole Apokoronas region. The sound of chanting from the little white church early on a Sunday morning under brilliant blue skies in bright summer sunshine sums up some of the lasting character of this rural environment. Just eleven households, mostly shepherds with sheep and goats, make up the village. In the gorge below between the village and Kiriakoselia lies the impossibly perfect Byzantine church of Agios Nikolaos, stunningly picturesque particularly in early morning sunshine. Renowned for its frescoes, recently restored, the church is well worth seeing. Above this, sheltering between vast overhanging rocks, is the tiny cave church of Ag Mama...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Chania Intl Airport: 40.0 km
Ferry: Souda: 30.0 km
West Crete is now well served by airlines during the summer months. Ryanair fly from Glasgow, London Stanstead, Bristol, Leeds and East Midlands. And from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Poland and Lithuania.
Easyjet work out of London Gatwick, and during high season fly on Tue, Wed, Sat and Sun.

Car hire is available from a plethora of providers. Generally we've found the local suppliers are cheapest – we have used:
Many people recommend

The airport is about 50 mins from Xiliomoudou.

If you are coming down by car, the ferries are generally pretty expensive. Routes into Chania are run by:
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 13.0 km.
Nearby cities
Crete Villas (5,582)
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