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Aquila Porto Rethymnon Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

From£438pp

Accommodation Overview

Key Features

  • Right by the beach
  • Sea-view pools
  • Gourmet restaurant

Location Information


• On the beach road
• Local bus service conveniently close
• 500m from resort centre
• 79km from Heraklion
• Flights to both Heraklion airport and Chania airport are available - 1 hour 40 minutes from either Heraklion airport or from Chania airport

A near-beachfront setting and a gourmet restaurant are just a couple of the draws at the Aquila Porto Rethymno.

The bedrooms are housed in a modern, U-shaped building. Each room type is bespoke – some have mauve colour schemes with stripy wallpaper, while others feature floral themes.

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Pools

There are two outdoor pools to choose from. One’s set in a sea-facing decked terrace, lined with cushioned loungers and wicker coffee tables. A poolside bar will keep you going with drinks and snacks.

Food & Drink

In the main restaurant, a big buffet spread is laid on for breakfast, and there’s a weekly salmon and Champagne breakfast, too. For dinner, you can help yourself to an international buffet selection.

There’s an à la carte restaurant* that offers a fine dining menu of Cretan and Mediterranean specialities, where everything from pasta dishes to pastries have a local twist.

Entertainment

Live singers and musicians appear on the relaxed evening line-up, plus you’ll catch folklore performances, too. There’s a café-come-cocktail bar, where you can order piña coladas with views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Sports & Activities

You can join in with early morning aerobics sessions, as well as table tennis, beach volleyball and darts tournaments. Across the road on the beach, there are watersports* to try, including parasailing and jet-skiing.

Health & Beauty

You’ll find a sauna, a steam bath and a whirlpool in the wellness centre. Plus, you can book in for treatments like full body massage*.

Facility Overview

There are two pools here, as well as a third, indoor pool. You also get a buffet restaurant serving international dishes, and a fine dining venue with Mediterranean cuisine on the menu. There’s also a café that does a good line in cocktails and horizon views.

No. of buildings

1

No. of floors

6

No. of lifts

2

No. of rooms

200

Official Rating

5 Star

Special Offer

Wine Offer

Free bottle of wine and mineral water for all guests on arrival, plus sparkling wine on arrival for honeymooners.

Rooms

Rooms are well equipped with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, bathrobes, slippers and a balcony. You can treat yourself to a room with a limited or full sea view, plus deluxe rooms will also have a Jacuzzi® or hydro-massage shower and extras including express check-in, concierge service, wine, fresh fruit and sweets on arrival.


Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally.

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Traveller reviews

    Suitable For
  • Business:18
  • Couples:1035
  • Solo travel:50
  • Family:398
  • Friends getaway:147
    Rating Summary
  • Location:
    4.5 Rating for Location
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.5 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.5 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.5 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.5 Rating for Cleanliness
    Traveller Rating
  • Excellent1141
  • Very Good461
  • Average143
  • Poor42
  • Terrible36
Ian M said...

Fantastic Hotel in a great location!

TripAdvisor Review Rating09/10/2020
Travelled on 01/09/2020

This was our 5th consecutive holiday at this hotel, we go every year in September to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we have never been disappointed. The hotel is in an excellent location...

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stevesR4454RQ said...

Excellent stay!

TripAdvisor Review Rating24/09/2020
Travelled on 01/09/2020

We have just returned from a wonderful 2 week stay at the Aquila Porto Rethymnon. In these difficult times, the standard was consistently high. The hotel felt extremely safe. The food service and...

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DaveJ201 said...

Covid-19 holiday

TripAdvisor Review Rating19/09/2020
Travelled on 01/09/2020

This was not a normal holiday, the virus made sure of that. The hotel was not as busy as I had expected when I booked last November. Indeed the effects on the resort generally were obvious. As...

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