The Royal Blue Resort 5* - Rethymnon - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Welcome to The Royal Blue Resort 5*, a stunning beachfront hotel that boasts amazing sea views and a wide range of facilities to ensure the perfect island break.
  • Relax by the outdoor pool during the day, or walk down to the private beach to unwind by the waves - make sure to take advantage of the on-site spa and gym too!
  • During their stay, our members may choose between four stylish rooms, each of which comes complete with indulgent upgraded Half Board dining!

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Your Holiday

The Royal Blue Resort 5*

This tranquil, luxury resort has its own private bay and offers endless views of Crete's beautiful blue waters. The decor is contemporary and sophisticated, with clean lines and simple architecture letting the amazing views take centre stage.


The numerous swimming pools, natural stone, waterfalls and colourful gardens, create the perfect setting for your well-being and relaxation. Varied bars and restaurants, a state of the art spa, tennis courts and a private beach will leave you spoilt for choice when it comes to 'me time'.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Superior Garden View Room, a Superior Sea View Room, a Superior Garden View Room with Sharing Pool and a Luxury Sea View Suite with Private Pool.

Superior Garden View Room

Wake up to spectacular views of the luscious gardens in this beautiful Superior Room. Combining comfort with luxury and contemporary design with elegance, your room is equipped with a king or twin size beds, ensuring the optimum relaxation during your holidays in the hotel. With soothing tones and light decor, your room boasts all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay.

Maximum room capacity

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Sea View Room

In addition to the fantastic amenities listed above, this Superior Sea View Room offers sparkling views of the hotel's crystal-clear sea surroundings.

Maximum room capacity

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Garden View Room with Sharing Pool (30 M²)

Gaze over the luscious gardens views from your private terrace, and take a dip in the shared pool that is just on your doorstep. In these impressive rooms, spend cosy evenings in twin or king size beds, which offer luxurious comforts and high quality amenities, creating a serene ambiance for your stay.

Maximum room capacity

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Luxury Sea View Suite with Private Pool (55 M²)

Luxury Suites with individual pools are located on the ground floor of a two story building, directly by the waterfront. The modern interior of these comfortable Sea View Suites reflects a distinctive architecture with clean lines and simple design, which complements the exterior space and nature. The Suites offer the luxury of a spacious living room, a bedroom with king size bed, high quality amenities and a marble-lined bathroom with a separate shower cabin.

Maximum room capacity

Adults Adults Adults Adults
4 Adults
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
1 Child

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on an Upgraded Half Board stay (breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

With a rich offering of cuisines from around the world and a wide choice of settings, The Royal Blue Resort has menus to please everyone. Before or after dinner, there are a host of unique bars for every mood. Sip on Cretan liquour at the lobby bar, taste fine wines from the cellar or simply enjoy panoramic views at Sunset Bar.



Combining the best Cretan ingredients with International flavours, here you will find something to suit everyone. Indulge in the healthy Mediterranean diet of fresh fish, home baked breads, olive oils, and ripe and varied seasonal fruit and vegetables.


Market Place

Bringing a sense of a morning market square to the hotel, Market Place is colourful, vibrant and full of life. From coffee to an array of meze dishes, stop off and enjoy the atmosphere here.



The finest creative Cretan cuisine with a strong emphasis on local produce and traditional methods. Here you can also explore Greek wine and local spirits such as raki.




Enjoy freshly-caught grilled seafood in this laid-back restaurant with views over the ocean and the sea breeze, as well as light delicious lunches to savour.

Your Time

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 1 Thalassotherapy per person per stay

Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or family getaway in the sun, escape to The Royal Blue for moments of rest and relaxation. Boasting 38 pools (central, shared and private), a private beach, tennis courts and kid's club, there is something for all.


The Pure Senses Spa is an expansive, state of the art facility, offering a variety of treatments and facilities to relax, rejuvenate and invigorate. Make sure you don't miss out on its sensational facilities including a 700 m2 fitness centre with sauna & hammam, an indoor heated pool with sea water, private treatment rooms for individuals or couples, a relaxation lounge and a hair & nail studio.

Your Journey to the The Royal Blue Resort 5*


You may choose from Economy or Premium class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.


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. 


It may be possible to add return transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).


For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Car Hire:

For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, car hire may be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).


Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group. The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver. The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted). The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on the collection of the vehicle and in some cases, a credit card or cash deposit will be required. Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions. Other fees may be applicable in addition to the cost of your car rental for any additional products added to your car rental.

Your Destination

A maze of narrow cobbled streets lined with vibrant bougainvillaea, Rethymnon is a charming town on the north coast of Crete just perfect for a memorable beach holiday. With buildings dating back to the 16th century and a host of Byzantine and Hellenic-Roman remains to discover, it’s possible to immerse yourself in Crete’s ancient past here while taking advantage of a beautiful seafront promenade and spacious beach.


The town’s historic centre was largely built by the Venetians in the 16th century, with popular attractions including the Loggia, the Rimondi Fountain, and the Fortezza, a defensive citadel. Or, take the short drive out of town to see the Arkadi Monastery, which played an active role in the Cretan resistance against the Ottomans.


When you’ve reached your fill of historic attractions, wander the quaint streets and dive into some traditional Cretan food from an authentic Greek eatery. Make sure to try kataifi, a dessert made with crispy dough, walnuts, and syrup, and fresh seafood such as sardines or mussels.

Location Information

Panormo Geropotamou, 740 57 Rethymnon, Greece

Distance from Heraklion Airport to The Royal Blue Resort 5*: 65 km / 55 minutes.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:
This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
The number of rooms at this property : 190

Check-in time: 14:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Pets are not allowed.
Our price doesn’t include an accommodation tax of €4 per room per night, which is payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).


Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Room Information: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Restaurant Information: Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Hotel Facilities

  • Laundry service
  • Hairdresser
  • Medical service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Postal service

Room Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Minifridge

Restaurant and Bar Facilities

  • Symposium International
  • Alata
  • Asterias
  • Elia
  • Sunset Lounge Bar
  • Thea Bar
  • Ammos Beach Bar
  • Enoteca Wine Cellar
  • Main Restaurant
  • The Cretan Lamb
  • Tradition & Evolution
  • Market Place
  • Lobby Bar
  • Night Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • Snack Bar

Please note that due to the current global health pandemic (COVID-19), certain restaurants and buffets may be closed or places and tables may be limited. We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel for further information two days before your arrival.

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Spa
  • Evening/daytime entertainment for adults
  • Kids' club
  • Fitness centre

Please note that due to the current global health pandemic (COVID-19), the cultural, leisure and wellness activities, as well as the outdoor swimming pools at this hotel, may be closed or limited in terms of access. We advise you to contact the hotel or the tourist office two days before your arrival.

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

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

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

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.


Please note that due to the current situation, any information mentioned is subject to change or adaptation.

We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel three days before your departure to keep you informed of the latest changes and information.

You can also refer to our FAQ section to find more information on the development of the situation.

We suggest that you keep informed of the latest regulations in force:

 In the UK via the corresponding link:

Travel Advice

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

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

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on.

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Greece. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Greek Foreign Ministry.


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and 

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules:

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service:

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit for further information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of July 10th 2020, the UK Government has approved that travel to Greece is allowed without the need to quarantine upon return, thanks to an 'air-bridge' agreement. Greece has been listed as a 'green/amber' destination and is therefore considered safe enough to visit without requiring 14 days of self-isolation upon reentering the UK. Tourists choosing to book stopover flights may not be permitted to return without quarantining if the country they stop off in is not also listed as green/amber by the UK Government. Please note that this information is constantly being reviewed and may be subject to change.

In order for you to be able to travel safely, the Greek government has stepped up its health control measures when entering the country. All travellers are required to complete the "health protocol" form, at least 48 hours before their arrival. A QR code will be generated and must be presented upon departure. Travellers arriving by air from Bulgaria, Romania, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic must have produced a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival.

Please note that as of 4 am on September 3rd 2020, all travellers arriving in Scotland from Greece will have to quarantine for 14 days. Anyone arriving in Wales from the island of Zante will also be required to quarantine for a period of 14 days.

From 4 am on September 9th 2020, all travellers returning from Mykonos to the UK will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

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.

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