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Private Holiday Villa With Amazing Views & Large Private Pool (Rithymna Mansion)
Great for beach holidays
5/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, private pool
Beautiful Villa and Charming Village

"We had a lovely stay here with 6 adults and 2 kids. Giorgos was extremely responsive via text and email and keeps the property in amazing condition! He even gave us a few recommendations for the best gyros in Rethymnon (15 min drive), and they didn’t disappoint. The pool was a big hit with the kids ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

Private Holiday Villa With Amazing Views & Large Private Pool (Rithymna Mansion)
Mythos Suites Hotel
Great for beach holidays
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4.7/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Wonderful staff, great breakfast, location was perfect for walking everywhere we wanted to go. Loved staying here!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2019

Mythos Suites Hotel
Ionia Suites
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
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4.7/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"Very good Location to the old town, port, beach and shops. Hotel suites were spacious and exceptionally clean. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Good choice of breakfast and plentiful. Comfortable beds. Nice rooftop pool, small but adequate. Nothing that we did not dislike."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2019

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Rimondi Boutique Hotels
Great for beach holidays
The price is £120 per night from 15 May to 16 May
4.7/5Exceptional! (221 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Beautiful building, lovely staff and chic swimming pools."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

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Ammos Suites
Great for beach holidays
2 out of 5
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4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"very nice room and friendly staff in a very good location"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Ammos Suites
Summer Dream
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
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4.6/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, outdoor pool
Summer Dream

"Very welcoming and helpful staff members"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2018

Summer Dream
Macaris Suites and SPA
Great for beach holidays
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4.5/5Wonderful! (223 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, kids' pool
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"Macaris Suite and Spa is relatively close to the centre of Rethymno (10 minutes by foot), in a very quiet position and a nice view to the sea. Our rooms were really large and comfortable, with a huge terrace (there was even a Jacuzzi!). We had a really nice stay, the staff helpful, the athmosphere ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2020

Macaris Suites and SPA
Lily's cottage, secluded, sea view villa with private pool and gardens. 1062101
Great for beach holidays
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
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"Lilly's Cottage is in a great location to explore western Crete both north and south coast. The sea and the mountains are very close by and there are lots of places to explore. Lily was very welcoming and provided us with homemade dishes which was really useful after a long day out exploring. Our ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Lily's cottage, secluded, sea view villa with private pool and gardens. 1062101
Bio Suites Hotel
Great for beach holidays
The price is £64 per night from 15 May to 16 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Amazing

"Lovely hotel that managed well with Covid. Beautiful pool too! We were half board and found the dinners to be different and tasty each night! Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Bio Suites Hotel
Filoxenia Beach
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
The price is £59 per night from 7 May to 8 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (73 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Only a 15 minute walk to the heart of Old Town, this delightful hotel is situated right on a marvelous long sandy beach, perfect for swimming and sunbathing. The patroness, Eva, and her staff are courteous and enthusiastic to please. Delicious breakfast and appetizers are served daily."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2019

Filoxenia Beach
Marinos Beach Hotel Apartments
Great for beach holidays
4.4/5Wonderful! (51 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, kids' pool
A lovely hotel

"The hotel was clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. Unfortunately it was a few of the guests who let it down sitting on the balcony talking loudly late into the early hours."…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2019

Marinos Beach Hotel Apartments
Palm Beach Apartments - Studio
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
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The price is £46 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
4.4/5Excellent! (94 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach bar, beach umbrellas
Worst service ever!

"The hotel itself is not as good as reviews suggest. Not sure why that is. However our main problem was with the agressive owner and robotic reseptionist. I was told by the owner not to speak with the reseptionist and he refused to speak with me because I was not Greek! I really didn’t want to stay ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2019

Palm Beach Apartments - Studio
Steris Elegant Beach Hotel & Apartments
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £53 per night from 16 Apr to 17 Apr
4.4/5Excellent! (79 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Great choice

"Steris was lovely. Great location, opposite the beach, walking distance to the town, restaurants, activity. Rooms clean, wonderful staff. Breakfast was nice and view fantastic. Only thing I'd suggest is firmer pillows. I would definitely stay again and would highly recommend to others. Felt like ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2019

Steris Elegant Beach Hotel & Apartments
Civitas Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £42 per night from 19 Apr to 20 Apr
4.4/5Excellent! (85 reviews)
Good.

"Room was a bit small, but good location and staff was nice."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Civitas Boutique Hotel
Kyma Suites Beach Hotel
Great for beach holidays
The price is £80 per night from 20 Apr to 21 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (39 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"The room was terrible although it was a purchased upgrade. The extra bed for the third person was on a mezzanine where you had to climb a ladder and not stairs. The small mezzanine was boiling hot as the A/C did not cool it. The hall ways had no air conditioning. They would open the windows to get ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Kyma Suites Beach Hotel
Atlantis Beach Hotel
Great for beach holidays
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4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, kids' pool
Travellers say...

"Had to change room due to noise and not a sea view as stated. Otherwise an okay stay."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Atlantis Beach Hotel
Aegean Pearl
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
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4.3/5Excellent! (58 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, kids' pool
Travellers say...

"All ok. Good location. Good food. 9Good place for holiday again."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

Aegean Pearl
Sea Front Old Town
Great for beach holidays
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £34 per night from 19 Apr to 20 Apr
4.2/5Very Good! (89 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"Clean hotel, friendly people, air conditioned and close to the sea front."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

Sea Front Old Town
Batis Beach Hotel
Great for beach holidays
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4.1/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach bar, beach umbrellas
Nice apartment in good location

"The hotel is in a very good location, an easy 10 minutes walk from the centre of Rethymnon. It has a nice pool and is just across from the beach. The apartment we had was spacious and everything in it was quite new. The TV had BBC World and the wifi worked well. There is no private parking, but we ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2017

Batis Beach Hotel
Petradi Beach Lounge Hotel
Great for beach holidays
The price is £53 per night from 15 May to 16 May
4/5Very Good! (54 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, kids' pool
Ok

"Was ok. Not highly recommended. We had some problems. No hot water in the night and they didn’t make our room. They didint even ask."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2020

Petradi Beach Lounge Hotel
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Beach Hotels in Rethymnon

Known for its historical sites, Rethymnon offers a lot for the traveller planning a getaway. With 211 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this destination, it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Rethymnon, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Atlantis Beach Hotel - 5-star luxury hotel on Town Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a spa tub. Guests love the pool and great location.

Civitas Boutique Hotel - 4-star boutique hotel, 8-minute walk from Town Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and spacious rooms. This hotel boasts free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and flat-screen TVs.

Macaris Suites and SPA - 4-star spa hotel near Town Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free breakfast and a spa tub. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and pool.

Ammos Suites - 2-star spa aparthotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Guests love the beach location and spacious rooms.

Kyma Suites Beach Hotel - 5-star luxury hotel on the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and breakfast. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Rethymnon

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 30°F
  • Coldest months: January, March, December and April, with an average temperature of 9°F
  • Driest months: September, April, May and March, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, March, January and December, with an average rainfall of 3.25 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Rethymnon

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Rethymnon has to offer. Beach lovers can head straight to Town Beach or Spilies Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area's historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Fortezza Castle and Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Rethymnon Town Hall or Ecclesiastical Museum. Visitors also enjoy Rethymnon for its:
  • Monuments
  • Sandy beaches
  • Marina
  • Cocktail bars

Getting around Rethymnon

If you're looking to fly to Rethymnon, the closest major airport is in Chania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis), located 22.5 mi (36.3 km) from the city centre. You can explore water travel options at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Rethymno like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its historical sites, Rethymno offers a lot for the traveller planning a getaway.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Rethymno?
Plaza Beach House is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with an indoor pool and a full-service spa, and it’s located on Blue Beach . Other good choices for your beach trip include Ikones Seafront Luxury Suites - Adults Only and Villa Avra.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Rethymno?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 165 hotels in Rethymno for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach holiday in Rethymno?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of the seasons in Rethymno: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 12°C. Average annual precipitation for Rethymno is 484 inches.
What is there to see and do around Rethymno?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Town Beach or Spilies Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area’s historical sites, and make time for local attractions such as Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque and Rethymnon Town Hall. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Rethimnon Cathedral or Rethymnon Venetian Port.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Rethymno?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Rethymno with ease. The closest major airport is in Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis), located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city centre. You can explore your options for water transport at the port.

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