Panormos is an attractive village in Crete that is popular with tourists all over the world due to its fine selection of beaches, incredible scenery and beautiful town centre. It is the perfect sunshine getaway for couples, families and friends that are looking for a blend of relaxation with plenty of things to do. It isn’t so great for nightlife or partying though so you should look elsewhere if that is towards the top of your priorities.
Low-cost holidays to Panormos are still very popular and the region can be reached from most regional airports in the UK. The resort itself is situated around a 50-minute drive away from one of Crete’s major airports - Heraklion. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site for budget holiday deals to this superb part of the world. Direct flights to Crete tend to be just under 4 hours long and a bit longer if you need to get a connecting flight.
The best time to visit this resort is definitely the summer period as there isn’t as much to do when the temperatures start to cool down in the winter months. Temperatures tend to reach the high 20s throughout the summer months on a fairly consistent basis whilst the period between Autumn to Spring drops to the low teens. The summer period is also when most of the businesses dedicated to tourists are open and when the beach is at its vibrant best - so don’t miss out!
The main attractions to Panormos are definitely its two stunning sandy beach areas. There are plenty of loungers to rent and space for setting up towels. The waters are crystal-clear and ideal for swimming. Water sports are also popular in the area including scuba diving and snorkelling. A little further west of the resort you will find a few secluded coves which are ideal if you are looking to get away from most of the crowds. Other points of interest in the region include the historic town of Rethymnon and the Arkadi Monastery at the foothills of Mt Ida.
Panormos has a good range of places to stay including luxury, all-inclusive hotels such as the 5-star Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa. If you are travelling to Panormos on a bit more of a budget, there are plenty of apartments, villas and studios available to rent throughout the town. Many of the restaurants in this resort offer very good value for money and there is a selection of small beach tavernas, fancy restaurants and family-run establishments that specialise in Greek, Cretan and seafood dishes.
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