Rethymnon

Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Rethymnon, the third largest town in Crete, is by far the place to go to experience the cultural influences which remain from the Venetians. There is plenty to see such as romantic tavernas, a good selection of cafes, ancient remains, Venetian architecture, churches and mosques. There is plenty to offer at night, all in all a great holiday destination for all.

Rethymnon

The 16th century Fortezza is one of Rethymnon's most distinctive features and, until this day, still dominates the skyline of this town. This is a resort built around a busy harbour but which also provides a traditional old town with narrow cobbled streets, beautiful architectural houses and an array of Turkish houses. Rethymnon is a town where the ancient blends with the modern to provide excellent cafes, fashionable shops and exceptional fish restaurants.

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Rethymnon Hotels (119)

Superb 4 star aparthotel complex with lots to do in the surrounding area from beaches to traditional villages. A good base if looking to be near the beach....

The Theartemis Palace Hotel offers a warm atmosphere and a friendly service with good access to local amenities....

Offering comfortable accommodation and a central location makes the Hotel Achillion Palace a great base for exploring the old and new town of Rethymno....

A small hotel with just nine rooms, housed in a listed building originally from the 19th century. The hotel is situated in the heart of Rethymnon's old town, within easy reach of tavernas, shops and t...

With a great location and such a good variety of facilities, the Atlantis Beach Hotel makes a great venue for an enjoyable holiday....

Situated on the beachfront, the Creta Royal Hotel offers a relaxing environment coupled with welcoming traditional Cretan hospitality....

The Maravel Hotel Apartments are ideal for families and couples looking for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday....

This hotel has many traditional features, its central location makes it a great spot for enjoying and experiencing the old town of Rethymno....

This luxury hotel offers true Cretan hospitality with comfortable accommodation and a good range of facilities....

A 14th Century Venetian manor house hotel offering a wealth of architectural history and all the rooms offer period features with modern amenities. This hotel is suited to those looking for a traditi...

The Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel offers a great location for enjoying the beach and resort amenities, coupled with comfortable and well equipped guest rooms make this ideal for a relaxing holiday....

A first class family friendly hotel which is well located in a peaceful location in the resort of Rethymnon. Families and couples will not be disappointed with the array of facilities on offer....

Ideally located in the heart of the old town, the Hotel Fortezza is family run offering good Cretan hospitality, modern rooms and an enchanting pool area....

This luxurious hotel offers elegant and comfortable surroundings, ideal for a relaxing holiday for couples and families of all ages....

Made up of a small complex of buildings of the 15th century with later additions and alterations, the Rimondi was carefully renovated into the boutique hotel it is today. Offering excellent service a...

A large sumptious beachfront hotel offering a selection of onsite facilities and excellent service; perfect for those seeking a touch of luxury with its own private beach and renown for its excellence...

The Astali Hotel has a warm and friendly atmosphere and is conveniently located close to local amenities....

This family run apartment complex offers simple Greek accommodation and would suit those who seek a relaxing beach holiday, close to the resorts amenities....

Civitas Rethymnae Hotel has the perfect location for enjoying the old town of Rethymno with the luxury of being situated on the beachfront....

An intimate and modern family-run hotel which is set directly opposite the beach and is ideal for those seeking spacious self catering accommodation in a peaceful location....

Iperion Beach Hotel is a small complex located right on the beach. Ideal for families and couples looking for self catering accommodation in a quiet location....

The Lefkoniko Beach Aparthotel offers a comfortable base and ideal location within easy reach of the beach and resort amenities....

Situated on the sandy beach of Rethymno, Marilyn Studios and Apartments is a perfect complex for those seeking a relaxing holiday close to the resort amenities....

With so many local attractions being accessible by foot, the Olympic Palladium Hotel offers the perfect base for exploring the area....

Radamanthys Apartments Hotel is a small and friendly complex ideal for couples or guests looking for self catering accommodation in a quiet location....

A luxury all suite complex located in a beautiful setting with amazing views. The perfect setting for a warm relaxing holiday in the sun. ...

Popular with those looking for a relaxed atmosphere and spacious accommodation and suited to families and couples who like to be close to the beach and nearby local amenities....

Simple and basic apartment complex which offers easy access to the beach and the lively surrounding area. ...

A very popular hotel offering good accommodation and excellent service with an ideal location close to the beach and local amenities....

This beachfront hotel offers comfortable and well equipped spacious guest rooms in a great central location....

Offering well equipped and comfortable guest rooms and suites, this hotel is ideally situated close to the beach and resort amenities....

This Begeti Bay Hotel offers a good range of facilities together with a great location, perfect for families and couples....

The Jo An Palace Hotel is located in the heart of Rethymno, just 5mins from the picturesque old town and seafront....

Julia Apartments is a family run property of 20 self-catering studios and one-bedroom apartments, featuring a small pool area with bar, childrens play corner and a traditional taverna....

A historical boutique city hotel offering elegant furnishings and the perfect location to enjoy all the sightseeing attractions and amenities in Rethymnon....

A beachfront complex offering comfortable accommodation; ideal for those looking for a relaxing beach holiday....

The Hotel Mary offers well equipped and comfortable self catering accommodation in a quiet location close to both the beach and resort centre....

The Minor Mare Royal Hotel offers all the ingredients for a relaxed holiday in the sun, the complex offers a good range of facilities and entertainment, as well as a central location and superior acco...

Minos Mare Hotel offers a great range of facilities and entertainment options, coupled with a beachfront location ideal for a relaxed and enjoyable holiday....

Olympic 2 Hotel Apartments provide a great base for a relaxed holiday in the sun, situated on the beachfront within easy reach of the resort amenities....

The Seafront Hotel Apartments is set in an ideal location for a relaxing holiday offering simply furnished yet comfortable accommodation and a convenient location on the beach road....

The Adele Beach Hotel is near the beach of Rethymnon and provides a great base to enjoy the many resort facilities....

On the beach in the heart of the action, the Batis Hotel and Apartments is a great holiday base for self catering holidaymakers....

The Gortyna Hotel offers a relaxed and quiet atmosphere just 5mins walk from the beach....

Grecotel Caramel offers guests accommodation set in complexes of bungalows in a typical Cretan neighbourhood....

The stylish Syntopia Hotel has a central location by a beautiful stretch of golden sands, not far from the town of Rethymnon. Offering a sleek collection of guestrooms with authentic architecture for ...

Brascos Hotel offers a friendly atmosphere, modern interiors and a roof-top garden with panoramic views over the resort. ...

This family owned hotel provides a friendly atmosphere coupled with a quiet location and comfortable guest rooms, ideal for a relaxed holiday for families and couples alike....

A friendly and welcoming complex with a relaxing pool and gardens and in easy reach of the beach and resort amenities....

With its enviable beachfront location and an array of facilities at your fingertips, the Aegean Pearl has everything you need for a relaxing break to remember. ...

Lefkoniko Bay Hotel offers basic yet comfortable accommodation close to the resort centre and just moments from the beach....

A great family hotel located right on the beach with evening entertainment; the ideal place for a fun filled holiday....

Kleoniki Mare Apartments is a small complex ideally located close to the beach and within easy reach of the resort amenities. Suitable for families and couples looking for a relaxing break....

Atrium Ambiance Hotel is the perfect setting for an adults-only beach break in Greece with a gorgeous outdoor pool area, delicious dining venues and daytime activities. ...

Situated on the edge of Rethymno, this all suite hotel has great views over the Aegean sea and the Venetian castle 'Fortezza'. Ideally suited to couples and families seeking spacious and well equipped...

The Creta Star Hotel is situated overlooking the beach and offers leisure facilities for guests of all ages....

With it's great location, the Axos Hotel is ideal for families and couples looking for an enjoyable holiday close to the beach and resort amenities....

Set in a peaceful yet central area, these apartments are ideal for those who like comfortable self catering accommodation and a beach location....

The Kathrin Beach Hotel enjoys a quiet, peaceful location next to the sea which is just perfect for those relaxing holidays....

Small and beautiful hotel set on a hill overlooking the town; ideal for those looking for a quiet base with comfortable accommodation and a good pool area from which to relax....

The modern Pearl Beach Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, a good selection of services and a welcoming atmosphere....

Set amongst beautiful gardens of trees, shrubs and flowers the complex is ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday with comfortable accommodation....

The Thalassi Hotel offers comfortable self catering accommodation, a good range of facilities and a great location....

This village like complex offers a peaceful environment with a good selection of services and facilities....

La Stella Apartments and Suites is a small and chic boutique hotel in a central location close to the resort shops, bars and restaurants....

Offering comfortable accommodation and a good variety of activities, this hotel would suit those who like a relaxing holiday in the sun....

Petradi Beach Lounge Hotel offers Greek hospitality combined with modern facilities and comfortable accommodation. A great choice for relaxing days by the pool and evening strolls into the old town....

The Ideon Hotel has an ideal location on the seafront and in the heart of the old town; a great base for enjoying the many amenities of Rethymno....

Situated on the beachfront the Agelia Beach Hotel is perfect for those looking for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday....

Rooms are comfortable and well equipped for a relaxing stay in Rethymnon....

A comfortable hotel with adequate facilities which is great for a chilled out stay in the sun....

The Bella Casita Apartments are located in the private Motakis Village complex and provide a great environment for a relaxed family holiday....

The Bella Mare Apartments have a central location close to the resort sandy beach, as well as numerous shops, bars and restaurants....

Family run complex combining comfortable accommodation and the ideal location for a relaxing holiday....

Situated in the village of Astipopoulo, the Calergi Residence offers a pretty courtyard and roof terrace where guests can get some fantastic views of the village, sea and countryside. Ideal for those ...

This old Venetian Castle was built at the end of the 16th century and has been renovated to form 8 lovely rooms....

A popular family run hotel which offers a friendly atmosphere and makes the ideal base for exploring the local area and all the attractions. ...

Cosmos Boutique Hotel offers modern self-catering studios in a quiet spot within easy reach of both the beach and old town....

Offering great value for money, the Creta Residence has a central location close to the resort amenities and beach....

Cretan Sun is a modern 3 star complex with all amenities nearby....

The family run Danaos Studios are ideal for families and couples wanting to be close to the beach....

This hotel offers a great location for enjoying the beach and resort amenities....

Situated on the seafront on the outskirts of Rethymnon, the Delfini Beach Hotel provides a comfortable base with the benefits of spacious maisonette style accommodation, a private beach and within wal...

Offering a warm and friendly atmosphere, this hotel is ideal for families and couples looking for a relaxing stay in comfortable surroundings....

The hotel has a quiet beachfront location on the edge of the resort, offering spacious, comfortable accommodation and a good range of facilities providing a great base for a relaxed holiday....

This small beachfront apart-hotel provides comfortable and well equipped apartments and studios in a peaceful location within easy reach of the resort amenities....

This is a small family run apart-hotel situated on the beachfront in the Sfakai area, 10km from the centre of Rethymnon....

Eleonora Hotel is a centrally located and family run hotel which is popular with those seeking self catering accommodation and who wish to be close to the local amenities and beach. ...

A family owned aparthotel which would suit those seeking modern self catering accommodation with a central location close to the beach. ...

The Eva Bay Beach Hotel is an attractive hotel situated directly on the beach of Adelianos Kampos. The hotel offers guests elegant gardens, spacious public areas and experienced and friendly staff....

The Galeana Mare Hotel is situated on the beach of Adelianos Kampos approx 5km from the centre of Rethymnon. The local area of Platanias and Adelianos Kampos provide a perfect location for a beach hol...

Offering comfortable accommodation and good service, this hotel would suit those looking for a relaxing beach holiday....

When staying at Grecotel Lux Me White Palace you can look forward to relaxing by the pool, on the sandy beach or in the mature landscaped gardens where palm trees lead down to the sands....

Grecotel Plaza Spa Apartments are situated on the beachfront and provides well equipped self-catering accommodation with all the benefits of a hotel. Ideal for large or extended families, apartments a...

The Ikones Seafront Luxury Suites are located in the centre of the lively resort of Rethymnon. With a stylish, luxurious design this adults-only accommodation features beautiful ocean views a beachfro...

This small hotel offers fantastic views of the sea and the picturesque old town....

Offering good value for money, this aparthotel is situated just a few minutes from the beach and provides simply furnished yet comfortable accommodation....

The Lefkoniko Sands Aparthotel is part of the Lefkoniko complex and is set in an ideal location just a couple of minutes away from the beach....

The Lefkoniko Seaside Aparthotel is situated just a few minutes from Rethymnon. The Lefkoniko complex has several hotels offering rooms, studios and apartments and all are situated within 200 metres ...

The Leonidas is a small family run apart-hotel, offering comfortable and well equipped self catering accommodation close to the beach and the resort centre....

This small hotel offers a combination of comfortable accommodation and a good location making it ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday close to the beach. ...

Mantenia Hotel is a small and friendly hotel set in tropical gardens and in walking distance of the beach and local tavernas...

Combining traditional Greek hospitality with comfortable self catering furnishings, this accommodation is ideal for those looking for a quiet base close to the beach....

A family friendly apartment complex offering a peaceful and relaxing base for enjoying the resort from....

This modern complex is situated close to the many facilities and attractions that the resort has to offer....

Oasis Hotel enjoys panoramic views of Scaleta and the Cretan Sea, tastefully styled accommodation and traditional home-style cooking in it's restaurant....

The Olympia Hotel is a comfortable, well located, self catering accommodation ideal for the local area....

The Omiros Boutique Hotel offers a handful of elegant modern rooms with an authentic ancient Greek style swimming pool and snack bar. If you’re seeking a stylish beachfront break, this hotel is a gr...

Ostria Studios offer simply styled self catering accommodation right across the road from the beach. There is a supermarket next door and the Venetian harbour is just 15 minutes walk away....

Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence is a small and beautifully furnished hotel set in the old town of Rethymno....

A popular and welcoming hotel combining comfort with a good pool area and a location that allows easy access to the nearby beach and local amenities....

The Rethymno Residence Hotel offers ample facilities for an enjoyable family holiday....

This beach hotel offers comfortable accommodation and good range of facilities; great for those who are looking for a nice beach holiday....

Set on a hillside, the Rethymno Sunset Hotel has a spacious pool area and comfortable guest rooms, offering its guests good value for money....

All rooms have sea views and the complex has on-site leisure facilities as well as a taverna and mini-market...

With stunning views of the Cretan Sea, this small hotel offers spacious and well equipped guest rooms within easy reach of the beach and resort centre....

A family friendly hotel which offers comfortable accommodation and a great location close to the beach; perfect for a relaxing holiday....

Sunrise Studios and Apartments is a small complex offering a friendly atmosphere making it an ideal complex for a relaxing holiday....

The Trefon Apartments occupy part of Motakis Village complex, situated in Platanias just 50-metres from the beach. A comfortable base in a good location and all the amenities to ensure a relaxed stay....

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Beaches

From the town, a vast 12km stretch of sandy beach offers shallow waters and slowly shelving sand making it ideal for youngsters wishing to paddle in the sea. There is also a range of watersports to be found. A 2km beachfront promenade runs along the sand and offers a choice of restaurants and bars.

Nearby Attractions

Apart from spending time wandering round the Venetian styled town with its harbour and fortress, visitors can take the time to explore the surrounding areas. Boat trips to nearby resorts and islands can be found at the harbour or take a local bus out to the surrounding villages where many ancient ruins can be seen.

Quick Facts

Chania Airport is approximately 78 km away - transfer time is about 1 hour 10 minutes.

Heraklion Airport is approximately 80 km away - transfer time about 1 hour 10 minutes.

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