We Love —
- 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.
Customer reviews —
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
Your Destination —
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
- Fitness centre
- 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
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)
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.