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  • Grecotel Creta Palace 5* is an elegant property with sophisticated decor, an amazing array of dining choices and a serene spa.
  • It sits on a perfect sandy beach, just 5km from the pretty town of Rethymnon with its picture postcard harbour and cobbled streets.
  • Our members can enjoy a beautiful Sea View Room with a free upgrade to Half Board dining and a discount on spa treatments.

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Your Destination

The 5* Creta Palace sits on an enchanting sandy beach in Northern Crete, where the Mediterranean sea turtles have nested since antiquity.

5km away is the pretty town of Rethymnon - a maze of narrow cobbled streets, lined with vibrant bougainvillea. Its buildings date back to the 16th century, and there are plenty of Byzantine and Hellenic-Roman remains too, and a small Venetian harbour. Popular attractions include the Fortezza (the Venetian fort), the Loggia, the Fountain Rimondi and the Church of St. Francis.

Grecotel Creta Palace 5*

Inspired by Minoan palaces, this impressive 5* property offers sophisticated luxury in an enviable location.

The understated, elegant interiors are filled with natural light, letting stunning sea views take centre stage. Leisure facilities include a huge outdoor pool and a beautiful spa.

As for the food, The property's organic farm produces the most flavourful, fresh ingredients and dishes, and a myriad of romantic setting in which to enjoy them.

  • Number of rooms: 335
  • Free wi-fi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Sea View Room.

Just for you: A fruit basket and bottle of wine in the room upon arrival.

Sea View Room

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
Elegant rooms with an eclectic feel, decorated in gold, silver and ivory shades with stone or wooden floors. Your ultra comfortable bed is surrounded by handcrafted furniture and Italian lighting.

They all enjoy sea views, while the sofa in the lounge area can sleep one child. Modern conveniences include 32" flat screen TV, bathroom with glass mosaic and marble tiles.

Your Board Basis

Just for you: A complimentary upgrade to Half Board dining (breakfast and evening meal served in the Labyrinth restaurant - excludes drinks)

Labyrinth Restaurant
Located in the main building with impressive atrium and water features serving early continental breakfast from 05:00. Show cooking, gourmet buffet with fitness food, Cretan corner with traditional products and local herb teas.

Barbarossa Restaurant
Catch the Aegean breeze at this wonderful fish restaurant located near the beach. Savour the catch of the day and succulent sea food in the al fresco dining area. From authentic Greek lobster spaghetti to mouth-watering Mediterranean selections, Barbarossa is sea dining with stylish simplicity.

Golden Dragon Restaurant
Discover trendy Asian cuisine serving oriental delicacies cooked to order, Golden Dragon features modern twists on Eastern favourites.

Kafenion Coffee House
A uniquely rewarding experience with a selection of Ouzo, Raki and other local drinks to accompany the local 'mezze' (hors d'oeuvres). It is a living museum to the Greek heritage - from an antique ice-cooled fridge to newspapers dating back to 1950.

Princess Ariadne Brasserie
Order a drink or light meal from Ariadne, the poolside Brasserie and luxuriate in its casual ambience, located beside the main pool and overlooking the sea. An assortment of delicious Greek and International lunches, snacks, sandwiches, fresh salads are served all day long.

King Minos Restaurant
This open-air restaurant is the home of the evening special events programme. The sumptuous dinners range from Lobster Dinners, Barbecue, Fish Festival and Cretan Evening accompanied by live entertainment.

Talos Lounge Bar
This lavish scene sets the tone of classic chic. Located in the main building lobby this brand new stylish bar with contemporary atmosphere extends onto a spacious veranda overlooking the pools and garden beyond.

Caretta Baretta Beach Bar
Directly on the beach, feel the sand and enjoy the atmosphere of Caretta Caretta, offering light snacks such as 'Greek souvlaki' and refreshing drinks.

Agreco Farm
On a 40-hectare estate near Rethymno, Crete, the traditional farm showcases centuries-old farming methods. The farm provides a fascinating insight into the organic production of the island's simple and healthy food.

Zeus + Amalthia Sky Bar Restaurant
A brand new restaurant which reaches for the stars. This chic rooftop bar & restaurant serves eclectic finger food and designer cocktails, a contemporary approach to culinary classics.

Special Dining
Create and customise your own dining experience, prepared and served in a location of your choice. From sunset cocktails to a barbeque or private dining by the beach or a special celebration.

Your Time

Just for you: 10% discount on spa therapies (excluding Ayuveda treatments)

A healthy mind in a healthy body: the ancient Greeks' holistic approach to health didn't distinguish between physical and mental well-being.

Elixir Thalassotherapy Centre is designed on the same principle with signature treatments inspired by ancient beauty secrets and wellness regimens. Indulge in therapies and treatments that pamper your inner and outer being.

Spa facilities include:

  • Indoor Hydrotonic Pool
  • Saunas & Steam Rooms
  • Relaxation Loggia
  • Fitness Room with state-of-the art
  • Techno gym & cardio equipment
  • Changing Facilities
  • Spa Treatment Beauty salon offering facial treatments, manicures & pedicures

Your Journey to Grecotel Creta Palace 5*

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: You may choose to add private or shared transfers at the next stage of booking.

The transfer distance/time is from Heraklion airport is approximately 79km/1 hour 15 minutes.

Weather

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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers -

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents.  You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, 'Meet & Greet', car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services.  Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your ‘Safe Senders’ list or check your ‘Junk mail’ regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only -

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

Please note: our price does not include a tourist tax of 4 Euros per room per night, payable locally. (Price subject to change without prior notification.)

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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