Aquila Rithymna Beach

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private beach area
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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An ideal choice for a holiday in Greece, this hotel is situated on a 500-metre long sandy beach and offers an unbeatable alternative between the blue waters of the Aegean and the ... Continue reading

An ideal choice for a holiday in Greece, this hotel is situated on a 500-metre long sandy beach and offers an unbeatable alternative between the blue waters of the Aegean and the convenience of the hotel pools, shaped like little islands. Additional activities for the more athletic travellers include tennis and parasailing in the area. After a day filled with sun, water and excitement, guests can enjoy a pre-dinner ouzo on their private balcony or on the shared veranda overlooking the sparkling sea. The main restaurant serves delicious Greek and international specialities, and regular themed evenings are organised, like ‘Cretan Evening', ‘Lobster Dinner' or ‘Fish Festival', complete with live entertainment on the stage.

Activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Entertainment staff
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Hiking
  • Indoor pool
  • Massage
  • Private beach area
  • Sauna
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Aquila Rithymna Beach in Rethymnon. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Aquila Rithymna Beach in Rethymnon easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Aquila Rithymna Beach with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Anyone could be forgiven for mistaking the hugely popular package tour holiday resort town of Rethymnon for a sort of Cretan-inspired theme resort, but the best thing about the town is that its picturesque historic heart is actually genuine. The old town is just that: old, its winding alleys overhung with pretty wooden flower-bedecked balconies flaunt historic Venetian and Turkish architectural influences. Fortunately a recent mad spate of tourist development has left the old town untouched, so it can now delight the many photo-happy visitors and serve as a bustling venue for tavernas, restaurants and souvenir shops. To the east is one of Crete's longest sandy beaches, which has become the target of developers and is lined with apartment blocks and hotels. Excursions are easily made to Heraklion, Chania or the monastery of Arkadhi.

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Scenery

Shopping

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Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Daily boat excursions are the latest activity in Rethymnon, taking holidaymakers to the beautiful beaches at Bali or Marathi, and include lunch at a local taverna with unlimited wine. Evening cruises are also a popular activity, and there are opportunities for hiking and horseback riding. Sights within the city include the mosque of Sultan Ibrahim Han and the Venetian fortress as well as an archeaological museum.

Restaurants

The inner harbour of Rethymnon sports an array of restaurants perfect for holidaymakers and fish tavernas, many of which are expensive for what they are; the Samaria taverna is more reasonably priced and among the best here, while Famagusta offers a range of food from Greek cuisine to western and Chinese. Better value can be found in the streets around the Rimóndi fountain where there are some old-fashioned cafes serving local fare including delicious helpings of traditional yoghurt and honey. These include Kyria Maria, Agrimia and Othonos, all overlooking the fountain.

Nightlife

Nightlife in Rethymnon ranges from noisy pubs and bars around the inner harbour or inside the old town, to more relaxed bars on the beach where holidaymakers can enjoy the sounds of the sea while sipping on the favourite drink. Fortezza Disco is the flashiest in town, along with other dance clubs like the Metropolis, New York Club and the Opera Club. A new younger bar scene has appeared above the inner harbour around the Platía Plastira, with music bars sporting outdoor terraces.

Shopping

There is an overwhelming amount of gift shops geared towards holidaymakers offering tourist souvenirs, as well as a variety of handicrafts such as pottery, baskets, woodcarving and woven goods. Cretan embroidery can be found at Haroula Spridaki, while various items carved from olive wood are at Olive Tree Wood. Palaiopoleiou offers genuine antiques and old textiles and those interested in modern ceramics and Greek pottery should stop at Omodamos. Self-caterers will find numerous general stores and mini supermarkets scattered about, and there is a daily market below the Porta Guora, as well as a bakery just behind the Rimóndi fountain.

Negatives

Rethymnon doesn't have the ruins and archaeological sites that many Greek holidaymakers expect for such an old city.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

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Mon 02 May
Light rain shower
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Tue 03 May

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Hotel address : ADELIANOS KAMBOS, Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands

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Sorry the hotel does not offer irons, it has an ironing service available
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WIFI is available in public areas free of charge.

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