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Aquila Porto Rethymno

Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel, Crete

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Attractive, modern city centre business style hotel with a choice of restaurants and bars. There is a  large beach is opposite and sunbeds are free for guests.

Entertainment is provided in the evening, plus there’s a modern gym, though the full length windows.

Popular with

Guests are from all over Europe with a mix of ages including families.


Aquila Porto Rethymno Hotel is overlooking the sea on the main promenade, 600m from the centre of the new town, the Port and start of the old town. Bars, restaurants and shops are in the immediate vicinity along with other hotels.


Opposite the hotel and separated by a road is the resort’s main wide sandy blue flag beach, where the hotel has its own section with free sunbeds and beach volleyball.


All pools are small. Main pool is adjacent to the lobby and main bar on the first floor, with a narrow tiled surround. Second roof top pool is smaller but has more sunbathing on decking looking out to sea. The indoor pool is heated in March, April and October and is next to the gym, with floor to ceiling windows.

Leisure & Entertainment

Volleyball is available on the beach, modern gym, sauna and steam room, small children’s playground and playroom. Unusual range of organised activities includes dance lessons, Greek Mythology seminars and cooking lessons. In the evening there are shows, live music and a barbecue.

Access & Mobility*

There are no specially-adapted rooms for less mobile guests at the Aquila Porto Rethymno but there 2 lifts and ramps to all areas.

Key Points


  • Opposite the beach and close to restaurants and bars
  • Towering city style hotel
  • Compact pools
  • Gym with indoor pool
  • Unusual daily activities
  • Evening entertainment



Public Facilities

  • Bar
  • Food Outlet
  • Sport Leisure Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Gym
  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Chargeable
  • Child Friendly

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar Fridge
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea Coffee Making
  • Internet access(cable)