Ekavi Beach Hotel
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Ekavi Hotel is built in close vicinity to the sandy beach, Ekavi Hotel is located 10 km from Rethymno Town and Port and 65 km from the port of Heraklion. The famous seaside village ... Continue reading
Ekavi Hotel is built in close vicinity to the sandy beach, Ekavi Hotel is located 10 km from Rethymno Town and Port and 65 km from the port of Heraklion. The famous seaside village of Bali is at 32 km, while Panormos Beach is 12 km away and the hotel offers comfortable studios equipped with 2 or 4 beds, bathroom and balconies with a beautiful view. A buffet breakfast is served daily at the dining area, while guests can also enjoy Greek and Mediterranean dishes at the on-site restaurant. The poolside bar serves a variety of coffees and drinks throughout the day.The excellent service, the quality of accommodation and the unobtrusive luxury are offered to you with a friendly smile and we are on hand for help or advice round the clock.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Rethymnon doesn't have the ruins and archaeological sites that many Greek holidaymakers expect for such an old city.
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Hotel address : Greece,heraklion, Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands, 74100
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iS THERE A BUS STOP NEAR THE HOTEL TO TAKE US TO rETHYMNON 2 Answers
Hi there, there is a bus stop at the bottom of the hill nearby to the hotel which serves many of the local towns including Rethymnon. Regards
Added 1 year, 1 month ago.
By Gemma.Larder, loveholidays.com team member
There is a bus stop at the bottom of the hill with a service operating to Rethymnon.
Added 1 year, 1 month ago.
By Lisaw, loveholidays.com team member
We are travelling to the Ekavi Beach Hotel on 15/10/14, we haven't booked transfers, can you tell me how much a taxi will cost from Chania Airport to Rythemnon 1 Answer
Maximum price 85 euros
Added 2 years, 4 months ago.
By Esther, loveholidays.com team member