Rethymnon (GR: Ρέθυμνον) is the capital of the Prefecture of the same name and it is built between the two other large cities of Crete. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, fountains etc. The Fortezza castle, at the top of a low hill named "Palaiokastro" dominates the town. It was built in 1590 to protect the city from the pirates raids and the Turks.
A sea side village, 40 km south from Rethimno, with 237 permanent residents, built at the cove of the bay of the same name on a wonderful sandy beach, 1300 m long, between the capes Stavros and Kako Mouri, that is ideal for swimming and sea sports. The natural beauty of the place helped Plakias to become a renowned tourist resort now providing all the facilities that a visitor could wish. It belongs to the municipality of Finikas.
Anogia is a mountain town with 2500 permanent residents and is 55 km away from Rethymnon and 36 km from Iraklion. The name Anogia, means "high place - Ano Gi", is connected with the location that is built, in altitude of 700 m. Hospitable and pleasant residents have to tell a lot of old stories that have marked the tradition and the culture of the village. Anogia is a well-known village historically for its resident's resistance to the conquerors, Turkish and Germans.
A seaside town of the municipality of Agios Vassilios. It is a well organized tourist resort with comfortable hotels, apartments, camping sites, tourist agencies, car-renting offices, restaurants, tavernas and other recreation centres, as well as all the facilities required by tourists and locals alike. There is also a port and port - custom authorities.
At the beautiful small village of Kanevos on the road from Rethimno to Plakias, a little before the imposing gorge of Kotsifos you will find Iliomanolis tavern. Mrs Maria an experienced cook, will offer you her best specialties made with fresh pure Cretan products, and your lunch, breakfast or dinner will be one of the most pleasant experiences in Crete.
Corali Beach - ALL INCLUSIVE - Hotel in Rethymnon. The perfect place for a quiet, relaxing holiday, in front of the beach on the coast of northern Crete Skaleta. Beachfront hotel, swimming pool, playground, sea and road excursions and many other facilities / services for an unforgettable stay at Corali Beach Hotel. Corali Beach hotel provides 20 rooms, in a 6,000 sqm plot. Hotel's amenities include an garden, outdoor pool, children pool, playground, recption, café - bar with parasols and sun loungers. Our rooms can accommodate 2-4 persons and they have sea or mountain view. All rooms are equipped with fridge, TV, balcony or veranda, a/c, wi-fi internet access and more. The resteurant (traditional tavern) of our hotel, offering traditional delicacies in front of the beach!
Surrounded by olive groves, 40 metres from the beach of Rodakino in Crete, Polyrizos Hotel features a traditional restaurant with Cretan food. Rooms overlook Plakias Bay or the lush gardens. Featuring a furnished balcony or patio rooms at the Hotel Polyrizos include air conditioning, a fridge and satellite TV. Each room has a private bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer.
On the edge of Agia Galini, this family run hotel is built amphitheatrically on a slope, covering an area of 6,000 acres. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and a garden with playground. The 29 comfortable rooms of Neos Ikaros have bathroom and shower large balconies which view Agia Galini and the sea. All rooms have air conditioning, fridge, telephone and cable TV. Breakfast is served in the dining room or on the roof garden. The snack bar located next to the pool serves drinks and local delicacies. The hotel New Ikaros is built at the end of the village, only 200 meters from the centre and 300 metres from the sea. Guests have access to car/motorbike rentals and entertainment venues. Hotel Rooms: 29
At the top of Agia Galini, in an enchanting, verdurous location, an idyllic setting of 10,000 square meters, among olive trees and gardens of unique flowers, scents and colors, the touristic resort LENIKOS offers the nature lover, moments of serenity, relaxation, rest and casualness all year round, providing all comforts and facilities for your holidays. The resort consists of residences, guesthouses and luxurious maisonettes. It is an ideal accommodation solution for groups of up to 6 people -winter or summer- offering all comforts and facilities for your holidays. The 8,000-m² surrounding area extends on many different levels, with verandas, flowerbeds, gardens and yards. There is an outdoor playground near the swimming pool area. Lenikos is 61 km southeast of Rethymnon and 68 km southwest of Heraklion. Free private parking is provided.
Hotel Akteon offers well appointed guestrooms. All rooms share a veranda looking out to the Libyan Sea and the picturesque port. Each features private bathroom and is equipped with wireless internet access. The distance from hotel Akteon to the beautiful Agia Galini' s sandy beach is less than 200 metres, a 3-minute walk away. Agia Galini’s narrow cobbled alleys are snaking from the port into the village and old houses are perched one above another against a steep cliff, offering a magnificent view over the Libyan Sea. Hotel Rooms: 9 Hotel Facilities General: Express Check-In/Check-Out, Heating, Luggage Storage, Airconditioning Services: Car Hire, Fax/Photocopying Internet: Free! Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. Parking:Free! Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).