Panormo is located near the national highway of North Crete, and it could become an excellent choice for families or couples who want to explore the beauty of the Crete.
The area is quite developed and provides many facilities to the visitors such as organized beaches, super markets, cafes, lovely fish taverns and traditional restaurants, a backery, a bucher's, all kind of shops to buy clothing, shoes and souvenirs, a jellewery, shops with traditional cretan products and cosmetics etc. There is also a physician, a pharmacy and a post office.Two car rental agencies, taxi services, a travel agency and many accommodation options (hotels, rooms to rent, apartments) operate during summer season – from mid-April to end of October.
Except the amazing sandy beach "Limni" in Panormo, there are some of the most beautiful beaches of North Crete just only of a few kilometers away from the village: the sandy beach of "Bali" (12 Km), the sandy beach of Geropotamos (5 Km), the sandy beach of Stavromenos (10 Km), the sandy beach of Sfakaki (12 Km), the sandy beach of Rethimnon (20 Km), as well as amazing beaches in the south coast of the prefecture: the palm beach of Preveli (56 Km), the beautiful beaches of Plakias (56 Km) (Amoudi, Amoudaki, Damnoni, Skoinaria, Plakias, Souda) etc.
There are also many interesting sites arround that the visitors should visit such as: the Arkadi Monastery (22 Km), the Ancient Eleftherna (12 Km), the Venetian Harbour in Rethimnon (20 Km), the Preveli Monastery (56 Km), the Kourtaliotiko Gorge (45 Km) etc.