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“Exceptional pool and great location close to village and within easy reach of beach and Chania's waterfront. ”

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Essential Information
Sleeps (Max) 6
Bedrooms 3
Shower Rooms 3
Maid Service Included
Pool Private 10 x 5
A/C Included
Floor Area m² 117
Booking Information
Check-In Any day (after 16:00)
Check-Out Any day (before 10:00)
Minimum stay 5 nights
Local Facilities
Beach 2.6km
Tavernas 900m
Mini Market 900m
Distances from Airport/Port
Chania 30 kms
Ferry Port Souda 17.5 kms
Heraklion 149 kms
Villa Equipment
Local TV
Satellite TV
Dish Washer
Washing Machine
Hair Dryer
Sun Lounger
Filter Coffee Machine
Iron & Board
Pool Towels
Cooking Utensils
Nespresso* Machine
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Villa Panos,  (Upper) Stalos, Crete
Free wifi


A sea view, larger than average pool, air con throughout and a choice of comfortable outside sitting areas, extending the living space out into the open air. are all the ingredients of a relaxing holiday and they can all be found here, at Villa Panos.  Sea and mountain views from the bedrooms are a sheer joy to wake up to and the particularly deep and comfortable mattresses ensure a good night’s sleep.

This three bedroom Villa has  been designed with easy 'holiday living’ in mind. The  enclosed  tiled courtyard surrounds the  oversized pool where views of hills are framed by the sparkling sea.  Beside the pool, a pergola shades the outside dining area, next to the barbecue.



Villa Panos is one  of a handful of pastel tinted Villas set, each in their own spacious grounds, atop a hillock 2.5 kms from the coastline.  Down on the coast, the sandy beaches, tavernas and shops attract a buzz of holidaymakers,  acomplete contrast to the peace and tranquility which surround Villa Panos.    

900m down the hill (quite steep) is the stone built village of Uppper (Panos) Stalos where there are 2 excellent tavernas and a minimarket. Chania’s beautiful Venetian harbour, whose lights form a twinkling backdrop at night time,  is approx. 15 mins drive away.


Outside Villa Panos

Private Swimming Pool  - tiled 10m x 5m mineral pool. Depth 1m to 1.50m. Ladder entry

Covered poolside Gazebo - table and chairs.

Purpose built barbecue -  close to the kitchen, beside the gazebo

Sun terrace - sunbeds

Covered terrace -  rattan sofa and chairs 

Garden  - area of flowering shrubs and small trees

First floor sea and mountain view balcony -  table and chairs.


Inside Villa Panos

 Ground  Floor

Open Plan Living Area 

 Kitchen/dining area -  run of fitted cupboards, dishwasher, electric oven and 4 ring hob, fridge freezer, single drainer, microwave, table and chairs, windows and door to BBQ area. Air Con Unit

 Sitting area (3 steps down) - cushioned seating either side of fireplace. Flat screen satellite TV, DVD Player. French doors to covered terrace and garden. 

Twin bedroom 1 - 2 single beds, window to pool view and terrace, french doors to small patio leading to pool terrace. Air Con Unit

Shower room 1 - walk in shower, hand basin, W.C., washing machine.


First Floor

Double Bedroom 2, ensuite jacuzzi bathroom - 1 double bed, fitted wardrobes, french doors to shared balcony with table and chairs, sea and mountain views,  ensuite  bathroom with jacuzzi bath with shower over,  WC and wash basin. Air Con Unit

Twin Bedroom 3, ensuite hydro massage shower room - 1 double bed, fitted wardrobes, french doors to shared balcony with table and chairs, sea view,  ensuite  shower room with hydro massage shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Air Con Unit



Your Villa will be prepared for you on arrival with fresh bath and hand towels, beds will be made up.  

For stays of 7 nights or more - house towels  and bed linen will be changed every 3 - 4 days.  A light midweek clean.

Welcome pack -  drinks and snacks to enjoy whilst unpacking.

Pool towels are provided


Wifi  - free


Parking - on the (quiet) road.


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Villa Panos , Crete Latest review - Villa Panos , Crete
We had a really great time.
"We had a really great time at the Freelance-Holiday villa! Beautifully located up on the hill in the midst of olive groves, quiet and peaceful yet only few mins drive to the nearby grocery shops and beaches. The house itself was sparkling clean, comfortable and nicely decorated, with all the required amenities, a gorgeous swimming pool (suitable for both children and adults). During our 8-day stay the cleaning team came once which was an extra treat. As others have pointed out, the only road to the villa is quite narrow and very steep, and a bit tricky to find - so take this into account when arriving for the first time; but the directions given by the Freelance-Holiday team were accurate and helpful and the location is definitely worth the trip!"
Jonathan & family - Aug 2019
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Who at Freelance has visited or stayed at this villa

  • Diane - Greece Operations Director
  • Chris - Operations Director
  • Paul - Managing Director
  • CJ - Finance Director
  • Sylvia - Crete Operations Assistant
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24/7 Local Assistance
Free Pool Towels
Free Essentials Grocery Pack
Free Air-Con
Free Cot
Free Highchair
Free WiFi
Bed Linen & Bathroom Towels
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Villa Panos , Crete Latest review - Villa Panos , Crete
We had a really great time.
"We had a really great time at the Freelance-Holiday villa! Beautifully located up on the hill in the midst of olive groves, quiet and peaceful yet only few mins drive to the nearby grocery shops and beaches. The house itself was sparkling clean, comfortable and nicely decorated, with all the required amenities, a gorgeous swimming pool (suitable for both children and adults). During our 8-day stay the cleaning team came once which was an extra treat. As others have pointed out, the only road to the villa is quite narrow and very steep, and a bit tricky to find - so take this into account when arriving for the first time; but the directions given by the Freelance-Holiday team were accurate and helpful and the location is definitely worth the trip!"
Jonathan & family - Aug 2019
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Beach 2.6km
Tavernas 900m
Mini Market 900m
Distances from Airport/Port
Chania 30 kms
Ferry Port Souda 17.5 kms
Heraklion 149 kms
Location of Villa Panos
Stalos, Crete

7 km west of Chania, the village of Lower Stalos fringes a long, sandy beach with the island of Theodorou, said to be a petrified sea monster, rising from the sea just a short distance off shore. 1km inland the small village of Upper Stalos nestles serenely on the hillside amidst a patchwork of vineyards and olive groves. Here you will find a slower pace of life as well as a couple of the best local tavernas in the area, both certainly worth a visit or two!

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Jonathan & family
We had a really great time.
"We had a really great time at the Freelance-Holiday villa! Beautifully located up on the hill in the midst of olive groves, quiet and peaceful yet only few mins drive to the nearby grocery shops and beaches. The house itself was sparkling clean, comfortable and nicely decorated, with all the required amenities, a gorgeous swimming pool (suitable for both children and adults). During our 8-day stay the cleaning team came once which was an extra treat. As others have pointed out, the only road to the villa is quite narrow and very steep, and a bit tricky to find - so take this into account when arriving for the first time; but the directions given by the Freelance-Holiday team were accurate and helpful and the location is definitely worth the trip!"
The Dugas
The Best
"Such a lovely home and location. The pool, view, and local taverna were the BEST"
John H
"We had a lovely stay here. The house was spacious and clean. It was in a lovely quiet location but what was nice was that there was an excellent restaurant about 1km away which we walked to on 2 occasions. A really nice touch was the guide left in the house that made recommendations for beaches which I suggest you follow. All in all, clean, well located, comfortable. We would book again here."
Lovely villa
"We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Panos. The Welcome package was a nice surprise. We didn't miss anything during our stay and especially liked the fully equipped kitchen, the lovely flowers around the villa and the local restaurants guide & recommendations. You definitely need a car but everything is nearby: many very good restaurants and Greek tavernas, different beaches, supermarkets, the beautiful city of Chania and even the national highway is easy to reach if you want to travel further and explore the island. We would definitely come back and stay even longer than a week. We didn't have any problems during our stay but the Freelance team asked if we needed anything on a regular basis"
Great sea Views
"The freelance holiday team is remarkably helpful and kind. The accommodation was absolutely clean and even more beautiful than we expected. It offers an extraordinary view across the village and the sea and it is located at a very beautiful place. We would love to come back someday"
Rina R
Highly recommended
"Highly recommended! Very professional service from the Freelance-Holidays team, accommodation is kept to high standards and great housekeeping. Diane was very prompt at responding to all our questions. We enjoyed our holidays in Crete"
Joel R.
Would definitely return
"Nice Villa, would definitely return."
Aleksei's Group
This is a beautiful villa
"This is a beautiful villa with a nice pool in Stalos, just a couple km away from main road. You have to be prepared to that last 1km is a quite narrow and steep road. There are spectacular views from the hill where the villa is located. This place is very quiet. The WIFI was quite slow, but as I was explained, you can’t expect the the like home because of satellite connection. 4G worked very well. We were very happy with our stay at Villa Panos. Diane from Freelance Holidays Team answered almost immediately on my questions."
Clives Group
A lovely villa
"A lovely villa managed by an extremely pleasant team. Great to be able to relax and utilise a great swimming pool and BBQ area. Fabulous views of the sea and Chania. Chania‘s charm enticed us most days and we ate out there in the evening on a number of occasions. There are some great tavernas a couple of streets back from the harbour and a great favourite was one of the local tavernas to the villa (Leventis), which is a 5 minute drive. The owners at Leventis were extremely welcoming and take time out to explain the menu. The lamb, mint and cheese pie was definitely a favourite"
The Greenspan Family
Beautiful Villa
"Beautiful villa and pool, great view off the 2nd floor porch"
Yossi & family
Beautiful place
"Beautiful place, with lovely view to Chania city and the sea, located on a quiet hill in upper Stalos, 5 min drive from Stalos , 15-20 min from Chania, located perfectly for exploring west side of Crete, speciuos appartment with all the amenities needed for perfect holiday , great and clean pool, 3 rooms with comfortable bads and attached shower/bath for each of them, perfect for families or 3 couples, The road to the Villa is a nerrow road not fully paved but it have its own charm, you MUST have a car! Highly reccomended! "
The Hubert family
"Translation - Beautiful location, set back but close to (very) tourist places. House well equipped, very clean, swimming pool, to recommend without hesitation. Also great responsiveness of the host to the least questions!"
La famille Hubert
Á recommander sans hésiter
"Bel emplacement, en retrait mais proche des lieux touristiques. Maison bien équipée, très propre, piscine, à recommander sans hésiter. A notre la grande réactivité de l’hôte aux moindres questions !"
Amazing views
"The Villa with the swimming pool were fantastic, amazing sea views "
Beautiful Villa & location
"Very nice house in a beautiful location. The cleaning was done mid-stay. Little touches on arrival. And there is a Nespresso machine for coffee lovers with a dozen capsules available!"
Très belle maison
"Très belle maison dans un magnifique emplacement. Le ménage a été fait à mi séjour. Des petites attentions à l'arrivée. Et il y a une machine nespresso pour les amateurs de café avec une dizaine de capsules offertes"
The Martins
A pleasant stay at a pretty villa
"Thank you so much for everything. It has been a very pleasant stay for us at your pretty villa. You gave us great information and we were really surprise about your welcoming gifts. Thx a lot. We were absolutely satisfied with your accommodation"
Great Villa
"What a great villa. Very clean, spacious and air con in every room. Diana and her team were super helpful on the build up to our trip often responding within minutes to any questions I had. You're very near lots of tavernas and restaurants by car or for those adventurous walkers of you. Btw, the pool is bigger than it looks in the photos and was surprisingly deep. Did a fair amount of swimming in it”"
Great Villa & Views
"A lovely private Villa in a good location"
Simon Borrett
Lovely villa with panoramic views
"We love Pano Stalos and have been back on many occasions over the last 10 years, but this was the first time with Freelance. The villa was beautiful, well maintained and spotlessly clean with a lovely pool. The organization was excellent with regular email alerts leading up to the holiday and clear instructions for arrival, departure and cleaning during the stay. It was reassuring to have Diane on-hand locally; on the two occasions we needed help the speed she was able to sort things out was impressive. The road leading to the villa is not for the fainthearted, it’s narrow and climbs rapidly, but the panoramic view at the top is worth the effort. We would recommend this villa"
A place to be
"Nice place, a bit à part from the noisy see side. Several terraces around the villa, such that you can look for or avoid sunshine, as you préfer. Lovely swiming pool, and convenient bedrooms. Two car parks, Nice view over the mountains or sea. A place to be."
Wonderful Villa
"We spent two wonderful weeks at Villa Panos. Starting from the detailed directions, about the welcome package with wine. (Plus homemade cake) to the extensive info book with great restaurants, tips and many other knowledgeable information, everything was perfect. I can only recommend it . The pool is a good size and is cleaned several times. "
Wei wundervolle Wochen
"Wir haben zwei wundervolle Wochen in der Villa Panos verbracht. Angefangen von der detaillierten Wegbeschreibung, über das Willkommenspaket mit Wein. Chips, Keksen, Orangensaft...., den tollen Putzservice ( plus selbst gebackenem Kuchen) bis hin zur umfangreichen infobroschüre mit tollen Restaurantempfehlungen, ausflugtipps und vielen anderen wissenswerten Infos, war alles perfekt . Ich kann es nur weiter empfehlen . Der Pool hat eine gute Größe und wird mehrmals gereinigt. "
Debbie and Co
The place was fantastic
"The place was fantastic and we absolutely loved it! The kitchen was fully equipped down to little details and so much more than other Air Bnb places we stayed in. We stayed for one week and even had a cleaning woman come in to clean and change the towels. Same with a pool person coming in to clean the pool during our stay. There was an extensive guide book compiled by Diane who manages the place which was wonderful to use. We used so many of the suggestions of where to shop (ie fruit and vegetables in the open market place) and which restaurants to eat in! We highly recommend the place!"
Emily and friends
Everything we hoped it would be
"Villa Panos was wonderful - everything we hoped it would be! The facilities were great. The pool was lovely. We even managed to use the outdoor BBQ area! The host provided very detailed instructions on getting there - we did get slightly lost and had to call Diane in the middle of the night but she very graciously helped us out! (You really do need a car to stay here by the way.) The villa is about 20mins drive from Chania Old Town and there's plenty of restaurants, supermarkets and amenities close by. I loved the info pack in the house with directions to everything and info on all the good beaches in the west of Crete! All in all, a great place to stay in Crete!"
Connor Q
Pretty views
"The host allowed us to check-in early which was very convenient. They provided cleaning service half way through our stay for both the inside of the villa as well as the pool. The villa itself was very clean and had pretty views. All rooms were quite suitable. There was a dishwasher and washing machine wich was convenient. I also really appreciated the AC in each bedroom and the living room."
Just wonderful !
"Just wonderful ! Superb house nestled at the top of the hill overlooking the sea! Everything is feature for feature the photos except the singing of cicadas bonus ==> it left for the holidays !!! when we were in the villa, we spent most of our time at the pool or pool house, super pleasant, well equipped and very quiet bliss! Regarding the staff, quickly responded to my request and in addition they are very accommodating. The house was clean and they spend even during your stay to clean !!!! Great stay !!! ""
Superbe maison !
"Juste magnifique ! Superbe maison nichée en haut de la coline avec vue sur la mer! Tout correspond trait pour trait aux photos hormis le chant des cigales en bonus ==> c'est parti pour les vacances !!! quand nous étions à la villa, nous passions le plus clair de notre temps à la piscine ou pool house, super agréable à vivre, bien disposé et équipé et surtout très calme un vrai bonheur! Concernant le staff , rien à dire : ultra dispo , il a repondu très vite à ma demande et en plus ils sont très arrangeants. La maison etait clean et ils passent meme pendant votre séjour pour faire le ménage !!!! Situation de la villa: reservez absolument une voiture ! Autrement vous allez souffrir des côtes à monter à pieds ;-) mais il y a tellement de choses à faire côté ouest qu il ne faut surtout pas se priver d'une voiture de loc! a réserver sans hésiter !!!!;-) Bon séjour !!! "
Great villa with stunning views
"Great villa with stunning views, super clean and a house with a character. The location is also super: very close to the beaches and highway, but still away from it all , on a hilltop with a great view and only crickets. Very charming little garden and cool pool with several levels. Top location and great quality."
Naam's Family
Every thing we needed
"We were family with 3 kids. The villa is located in a very nice village up the hills with a beautiful view and very quiet. The villa is comfortable and very clean and it had every thing we needed. The pool was the highlight its big and chilly (the maintenance man came twice a week to check it out and to clean). Diane and her husband are very nice and helped us with every thing we needed (we had a personal problem and both of them came in a few minutes). It was a wonderful vacation!!! Thank you very much”"
"Six of us spent a week in villa Panos and loved it. Most of our time was spent by the pool or by the big outdoor table next to the barbecue, enjoying the Cretan summer warmth. The villa was very well equipped. You need a car if you stay there, as the walk to the nearby mini market is strenuous when bringing back lots of bottles !. Overall, a great experience. The outdoor seating area just outside the kitchen was certainly our favourite! "
Rebecca and family
Breathtaking hilltop view
"Our 2 week stay at Villa Panos in Stalos was truly enjoyable and our hostess (aka property mgr) was a delightful soul and very helpful when needed. The view from the hilltop in which this villa is located is breathtaking, overlooking rolling hills of olive trees and and the sea. Our family of five stayed here and were quite comfortable. I appreciated the weekly cleaning service and the pool was kept clean as well. There is a very nice beach within 10 minutes with great Tavernas to be visited. Chania is a delightful town and I would recommend coupling a stay in this villa with a 2-3 day stay in Chania Old Town to really absorb all it has to offer with the convienence of walking everywhere while being able to take a rest if needed as well. This was the only thing we wished we had done different considering we had the time.Be sure to visit the Farmers Market while in Chania. The produce and fruits were amazing! I would definately rec. this villa and management team if looking for a peaceful and clean villa. Thanks again Diana! Hope to return one day..."
Sonja and Co
Wunderschöne Villa
"Wunderschöne Villa am Berg. Tolle Ausstattung, Ruhe und Wohlfühl Ambiente . Viel viel Platz, toller Pool ..... Und das zu einem echt fairen Preis. Allerdings nur mit eigenem Auto zu empfehlen weil ab vom Getümmel "
Lili D.
une vue dégagée sur la mer
"“Nous avons loué la villa 13 jours en mai 2016 et tout s'est très bien déroulé. La maison est bien équipée et confortable, le ménage est effectué tous les 3 jours et une personne s'occupe d'entretenir la piscine. Diane qui gère l'agence de location est vraiment super disponible et elle s'occupe de vous aider si vous en avez besoin. C'est donc vraiment très agréable, vous vous sentez vraiment en vacances. Coté situation la maison est tout en haut d'une colline, on a donc une vue dégagée sur la mer mais en contrepartie il n'est pas possible de se rendre au village à pied (ou alors prévoir 45 minutes aller et 45 minutes retour. Le calme ambiant invite à la détente et au repos. Enfin, la maison est bien située pour visiter l'ouest de la Crête. Diane vous laisse un guide avec tous les bons plans histoire de ne pas perdre du temps à chercher LE bon restau ! Très pratique. Je recommande cette location ! ”"
Beautiful Villa
"Villa Panos is a beautiful Villa, We liked the place very much. Plenty of place, very clean and good facilities. The pool is nice and the outside areas including the upper terrace with a fantastic view over ocean and mountains. We were 4 persons and liked the quietness. Very good cleaning service in the middle of the stay. We could come back again!"
Amazing view !!
"Villa Panos is in the hills and has an amazing view !! It's very quiet and we enjoyed the tranquility. A 5-minute drive, there are restaurants in Stalos, and if you want a more lively nightlife, you have to go to Chania (about 15 minutes) On site, everything is perfect, and clean. the household are done every 3/4 days. Diane is responsive and can communicate by text. She is very reactive! We recommend this villa!"
Wonderful Villa
"Beautiful villa in the hills near Chania. Warm and welcoming host family, lovely people, lovely place. Nice pool. Goats and sheeps next to you, plus lots of olive trees. Wonderful surroundings."
Roland and Family
Perfect !
"Perfect Villa & customer service !. Diane was always available for us, including sorting out the problem of power failure at eight clock in the evening. The house is in excellent condition, very clean. (Housekeeper and cleaning the pool every few days!) it is very quiet and peaceful. We were able to enjoy the pool and garden properly ( even in October) . The web description was perfect description "
Wonderful Villa in great location
" The views to the sea, Chania and the mountains are gorgeous. You will find everything you need in the house and more - comfortable bedrooms, well-equipped kitchen, a sizable, very clean swimming pool and several cute chill-out areas around the house/pool. The terrace on the top floor is magnificent for enjoying the vista. The service provided by Diane from Freelance Holidays is impeccable. Shops, restaurants and nearest beach are 5-10 min away by car. Villa Panos is a great hub for exploring the island."
Eileen H
Just Perfect
"The villa was even nicer than shown in the pictures . The cleaning lady Eleni made sure everything was fine . We received a welcome pack consisting of cookies and wine and coffee and tea bags. The bed was very comfortable , the pool was great and the location is just in the middle of everything . We even had a cake waiting for us when Eleni passed by the villa the second time . Thank u for everything We had a great stay ."
Gav G
Wonderful week
"We enjoyed a wonderful week at Villa Panos in April 2015. The location is good - atop a hill overlooking Stalos, Chania and Agia Marina. The sea views at night are great. It's a 10 minute drive to the nearest shops etc and you definitely do need a car. The villa is very well kept and is just as lovely as the photos. It was very clean, and we appreciated the cleaning service half way through which included fresh towels. The best beach we found was at Ravdoucha, about 45 minutes west. The small pebble beach here is idyllic and very quiet, with one Taverna called 'Waves on the Rocks' which was just fantastic - very friendly owners and excellent food. We kept going back to this beach as it was so lovely there. Diane from Freelance Holidays was very helpful and a pleasure to deal with - thank you very much again for your help in posting back our forgotten item. Thanks again for a great week in Crete!"
Ainaa H
180 degree Views
"My family and I enjoyed the villa very much. We think that the location is just superb, better than what we imagined. The view was amazing. We had a 180 degree view; mountains on one side, some hills on the other and the ocean in front. The villa itself is very well taken care of. For a family who loves to cook, the kitchen is pretty well equipped. The beds were comfy and the bathrooms were clean. Would definitely recommend ."
Irene R
Outstanding Villa
"Our stay in Villa Panos was outstanding, we really enjoy the place with the breathtaking views of the sea and the mountains, that you can enjoy just laying next to the swimming pool. The house was very clean and tidy with every detail that you could imagine and we have a cleaner that came in our second day and provide us with extra towels, etc. Highly recommended!! We will definetely contact them again for our next trip!"
Superb Villa
"Superb villa with wonderful location . We enjoyed our stay to the full (and great to have just been hooked up to wi- fi :-)."
Emily Y
Wonderful stay in a beautiful place
"Our stay at Villa Panos was perfect. The villa itself is truly gorgeous, with sweeping views! The guidebook was extremely helpful and a great resource to have. We one tiny issue with the washer, and Diane was at the house in no time at all to help sort it out. Overall, a wonderful stay in a beautiful place! I would highly recommend to anyone."
Everything we needed !
"“We had a lovely 2 week holiday at villa Panos in Stalos which is just 8km west of Chania. We stayed as four adults and the villa had everything we needed and was very accurate to the description with comfy beds and all your luxuries, we even received a small food hamper on arrival. The pool area was fantastic with beautiful views across the sea and the mountainous landscape. If you stay here you will certainly need a car to get around, alternatively taxis are very cheap and also a good way to travel. The Villa was spotless and serviced every 4 days by a cleaner Eleni who left the place sparkling after each visit. The local area Stalos has small supermarkets (bigger supermarkets 10 minutes away by car), a lovely bakers opposite Maria's restaurant and a number of restaurants, there is also a beach with some tavernas. To the west is Plantanias which is a bit bigger and more nightlife, to the East is Chania which is where we dined most evenings getting lost walking the winding streets and exploring its history. XANI family run restaurant is worth a visit serving delicious Greek food and opposite the restaurant is a trendy bar serving cocktails throughout the night. Taman was also very good as was the fish restaurant at the front of the harbour. If you have a car it is also well worth a visit to Elafonissi beach which is absolutely breathtaking. The drive is over an hour but you get to pass through lovely traditional villages on the way. We would recommend villa Panos as we had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay, however do bring a car to make the most of your stay. ”"
Excellent Villa
"Villa Panos was nice and secluded but easy driving distance from Hania town. There were plenty of suggestions in the information pack and we loved having the pool right there! We had a really lovely time. Service rating : Everything was very simple to book and the communication was great. The directions to the villa were incredibly easy to follow and the information pack at the villa was very helpful."
Roger Stretton
superb Views
"Lovely villa providing all that we needed. The views were superb and having the pool for a good swim was the added bonus. The ability to find shade in addition to the umbrella was good. The facilities were ideal as too the peacefulness of the area. "
Gerard Pedersoli
"Villa charmante qui a beaucoup plu à toute la famille .La situation est magnique ainsi que la piscine.L' entretient de la villa est impecable "Charming villa and loved the whole family .The position is magnificent and the pool upkeep is impecable""
Jo Cohen
Perfect Villa, perfect views
"Just returned after a 6 night break to Villa Panos, we had a great time villa was even better than described, the sea view is far better in real life, it felt very private yet the beaches and Tavernas of Stalos a short distance, we will return ! Jo Cohen"
2019 Car Hire in Crete
Group 01/01
to 13/05
to 02/07
to 10/09
to 08/10
to 31/12

 - Group B B

Hyundai I10, Fiat Panda 3dr (Air Cond)/similar - 4 seats


 - Group C C

Citroen C3, Nissan Micra 5dr (Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group D D

Peugeot 208, Hyundai Accent 5 dr (Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group E E

Hyundai Matrix, Peugeot 308, Nissan Note 5 dr (Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group F F

Suzuki Jimny 4x4, Vitara 1300cc 2 dr (Soft Top)/similar - 4 seats 


 - Group F2 F2

Daihatsu Terios 4x4 1600cc 4 dr (Air Cond/Hard Top)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group G G

Minibus Fiat Doblo, Citroen Berlino  (inc Roof Rack/Air Cond)/similar - 7 seats


 - Group G2 G2

Minibus Fiat Scudo, Citroen Jumpy (Air Cond)/similar - 9 seats


 - Group H H

Automatic Citroen C3, Hyundai i20 5 door (Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group H2 H2

Automatic Nissan Juke, Toyota Auris (Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


 - Group I I Cabriolet. Peugeot 207 2dr (Air Cond)/similar - 2 seats£420£476£546£476£420

 - Group K K

 Nissan Qashqai, Peugeot 2008 (SUV/Air Cond)/similar - 5 seats


Prices for 7 days hire

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Flights to both Chania (CHQ) & Heraklion (HER) Airports

We don't book flights, we prefer to stick to what we love doing ( finding the best villas in the best places) below is  a rather good app showing flight routes, airlines, prices with links to the airlines to book.

** Top Tip **, if you avoid flying at the weekends or in different durations, 5,10 16 nights, flights are often a lot cheaper, and remember with Freelance you can arrive ANY DAY at our villas, good eh ...

If you prefer to talk;

Alan Garner - IAG If you prefer to speak to someone, we have found Alan Garner at VHG  Flights (A fully ATOL bonded company ATOL5889) very helpful (mention our  name when booking), you can call Alan on 01444 225 618 during office hours.





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