Grecotel Creta Palace, Rethimno, Greece

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About Grecotel Creta Palace

Grecotel Creta Palace is set within beautifully landscaped gardens and situated near a gorgeous 13km sandy beach. You'll find all the great services and amenities you'd expect from a five star resort as well as a friendly welcome and fabulous cuisine.

There's lots of activities to be enjoyed plus day and evening entertainment. This is a much loved and popular hotel which offers something for everyone.


You can relax your time away by one of the pools – there’s a large seawater swimming pool, a freshwater pool with waterslides, a children’s paddling pool and an indoor pool with Jacuzzi which is heated between October and April. Sunbeds, umbrellas, showers and beach towels are provided free of charge.

Down at the white sandy beach, you can enjoy exclusive beach service plus reserved private gazebos are available at extra charge. The crystal clear waters are sure to beckon so why not try out the watersports on offer? There are pedal boats and canoes plus motorised activities such as waterskiing, parasailing, jet skiing, banana and ring rides.

Other activities include gymnastics, aqua gym, aerobics, golf academy, beach volley and tennis plus there is a mountain bike centre which offers bike rental and tours.


The Elixir Beauty Spa at Creta Palace is a place where you can rest your mind and totally relax. Enjoy Ayurveda face and body treatments from trained therapists and a wide selection of massages, rituals, facials and therapies are available.

The Spa has an indoor Hydrotonic pool, saunas and steam rooms, relaxation loggia and a well-equipped fitness room.

Spa Lounge


Facilities & Amenities

Leisure & Activities

Margaritas Village
A small village known its pottery which is handmade using age-old techniques. Explore the historical village and see the traditional Cretan architecture.

Agreco Farm
Experience traditional Cretan life by participating in activities at Agreco Farm, from making cheese to pressing olives or baking bread. This privately owned estate utilises environmentally friendly methods for traditional and modern breeding and cultivation.

Samaria Gorge
The longest gorge in Europe situated 43km south of Chania. This gorge belongs to the Samaria National Park and visitors can explore using the long route (16 kms) or the shorter route of 3.5 kms.

Gramvusa Island
See the pink sandy beach, unique blue green lagoon and impregnable castle on this small island.

Rooms & Suites


There's a fantastic range of accommodation at the Grecotel Creta Palace so you'll be sure to find something that suits you.

In room services and amenities: balcony/terrace, private bath/shower/WC, bathrobes, slippers, beach towels, hairdryer, toiletries, satellite TV, mini hi-fi, air con/heating, fridge, minibar, safe, Wi-Fi.

Double Room

Elegant rooms situated in the main building with a garden or sea view. The sofa in the lounge area can sleep one child.

Max Occupancy: 3
28 m²


Updated, light and airy bungalows situated in the lush gardens with side sea view or garden view.

Max Occupancy: 3
33 m²

Junior Bungalow Suite

Unique and stylish beachfront suites with living area and lounge, sleeping area with king size bed and balcony or terrace with sea views.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults & 1 child
35 m²

Family Bungalows

Newly refurbished spacious accommodation located in the gardens with master bedroom and lounge area separated by a sliding door.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children
45 m²

(Also available: Superior Family Bungalows with a second bedroom. Sleeps 2 + 3. 45-50 m²; and luxurious Deluxe Family Bungalows with two bedrooms, en-suite master bedroom and furnished terrace/veranda. sleeps 2+3. 53-60 m²)


Beautifully appointed 2-storey accommodation featuring a master bedroom with four-poster bed and en-suite lounge area, separate bathroom with bathtub, patio with garden, second bedroom with bunk beds on second floor plus separate bathroom and shower.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children
56 m²

Palace Guestroom

Executive guestrooms offering generous space with open plan lounge, floodlit wardrobes, luxury marble bathroom and furnished balcony with panoramic sea view.

Max Occupancy: 2 adults & 1 child
45 m²

Other Accommodation Choices

- Palace Luxury Suite: Sleeps 2+1, 86 m².

- Palace Family Bungalow Suite: Sleeps 4+2, 66 m².

- Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Pool: Sleeps 4, 46-50 m².

- Presidential Villa Private Pool and Gardens: Sleeps 4, 163 m².

- Creta Palace Dream Villa 3-Bedrooms Private Pool. Sleeps 6+1. 120-150 m².


Labyrinth, Atrium Restaurant

Serves tasty Mediterranean and international dishes for breakfast and dinners.


An à la carte al fresco fish restaurant located near the beach. Serves dinner in high season (depending on weather conditions).

Golden Dragon

Enjoy a dinner of trendy Asian cuisine at this exciting indoor and outdoor restaurant.

Princess Ariadne

A casual poolside brasserie located by the main pool and overlooking the sea. Serves delicious Greek and international lunches, sandwiches, snacks and fresh salads all day.

King Minos

This open-air restaurant hosts the special dinner events programme such as lobster dinners, barbecue, Cretan evening and fish festival accompanied by live entertainment.

Caretta Caretta

Light and tasty snacks available right at the beach.

Zeus & Amalthia Sky Bar Restaurant

A brand new chic rooftop restaurant with eclectic finger food.

Travel Information

Time Difference: GMT +2 hours

For Kids

Grecotel Creta Palace is an ideal family destination where you’ll find kid friendly staff and a whole host of activities to keep children of all ages entertained.

Grecobaby 0-3 years: You can request baby equipment prior to your arrival such as cots, high chairs, bottle warmers, bouncy chairs and listening devices. Some items may incur a small nominal charge.

Grecokids 3-6 years: Children will have fun as well as learning about Greek culture and history, plus the natural environment. There’s arts and crafts, water activities, team games, theme events, environmental days, gardening fun and treasure hunts.

Grecojuniors 7-12 years: Junior guests can experience the new Discovery Adventures, parties and discos, sports, water activities plus creative crafts.

Grecoteens 13+ years: Lots of activities to keep teens occupied – dancing, safe internet surfing, dances, parties, watersports and tournaments. A great way to meet new friends.

There’s also the Creta Palace Golf Aademy which has practice facilities including a chipping area and putting green. Children over 7 can take part in group or individual lessons. Tennis lessons are also available and children over 8 can take part in several certified PADI diving courses. There’s a children’s paddling pool plus a freshwater pool with exciting waterslides!

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