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Rethymnon, the capital of the prefecture of Rethymnon hosts an old town and a lovely sandy beach of 12 km, the largest continuous sandy beach in Greece. Visit the narrow streets with the traditional mantions at the old town, the imposing Venetian castle Fortezza with the archaeological museum, the old Venetian harbor, the street market and the old city. Rethymno is suitable for a quiet holiday, with great beaches, ideal for families.

We also recommend you visit the historic Monastery of Arkadi, the Gorge of St. Anthony's, the palm Beach of Preveli, the Folklore Museum, the woodcarving museum, the Castle and Fortress Eleftherna. Also the beaches of Rodakino, Shinaria, Plakias, and the caves of Melidoni and Sfentoni.

In Rethymno can enjoy marine sports such as waterskiing, windsurfing, pedal boats and sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, golf, hiking trails, etc.

The average temperature range from 11 degrees Celsius (52F) in January to 26 degrees during July and August. Tourism in Crete mainly lasts from May to October with peak months in July and August.

In Crete you can arrive by plane at the airports of Heraklion and Chania. Also by ferry from Piraeus during the summer.


Lodges - Rethymnon (29 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Leo Hotel

Situated next to the historic building Loggia on the commercial street of Arkadiou, Hotel Leo offers soundproofed rooms in the heart of Rethymno's cultural centre.The Leo Hotel is located in a 1450 Venetian house. Its stylish rooms are individually furnished,...

Olympic Palladium

Olympic Hotel is the ideal place for an accommodation in Rethymnon Crete. In the city centre, Olympic Hotel is next to the most of the vacation in Greece establishments with services competing even luxury hotels in Crete. Furthermore, for those who...

Aloe Apartments

Aloe Apartments are situated only 30 metres from the sandy beach, as well as very close to the old town of Rethymnon. The complex offers fully equipped studios and free wireless internet.The modern complex offers 14 spacious and airy studios and apartments...

Leonidas Hotel & Apartments

Hotel Leonidas is situated just 50 meters from the main beach, in the area of Kallithea, in Rethymnon. It offers a dining room and a bar.The recently renovated hotel offers 25 air-conditioned studios and apartments with kitchenette facilities. Each has...

Bellagio Luxury Boutique Hotel

Set in the picturesque alleys of Rethymnons’ Old Town, right across the public library, the Bellagio Luxury Boutique Hotel offers charming accommodations with spa baths and flat screen TVs.The family run boutique hotel Bellagio is housed in a fully...

Barbara Studios

Barbara Studios is housed in an 800-year-old Venetian mansion in the heart of the Old Town of Rethymno. It features self-catering rooms with free Wi-Fi and it is just 50 metres away from the port.Barbara studios and apartments are traditionally furnished...

Pepi Studios

Pepi Studios are situated in the heart of Rethymnon’s Old Town. The studios offer easy access to the beach, an outdoor swimming pool with sun beds and showers.Pepi Studios offer a fully equipped kitchen with fridge. Each features free Wi-Fi internet...

Marilyn Apartments

Enjoying a beautiful location on Perivolia’s seafront, Marilyn Apartments offers comfortable studios and apartments appointed with a well-equipped kitchenette and private balcony.Spend warm, sunny days relaxing around the peaceful outdoor pool of Marilyn...

Arodamos Villas Crete

Villas Arodamos are 2 independant luxury traditional stonebuild private villas in Rethymnon Crete. Each villa is perfect for vacations 2-10 persons, plus 1-2 babies. Surrounded by the biggest olive trees forest in the island, only 10 minutes from the...

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