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Kriti Beach Hotel *****

18 A. Papanastasiou Str., 74100 Rethymnon, CRETE - Greece.


Kriti Beach Hotel

Kriti Beach Hotel is the ideal starting point to explore this sensational destination, and the perfect place to create long-lasting memories of a summer on Crete. Open exclusively in the warm seasons, from April till November, Kriti stands 5 stories tall right across from the finest Blue Flag beach in Rethymno.Amid 92 modern rooms, richly appointed to make your stay as comfortable as possible, you will also find the hotel's celebrated restaurants and bar, offering inspired cuisine and signature cocktails, in a relaxed ambiance, with beach and sea views, and many other surprises.And when it comes to pampering your soul, Kriti Beach Hotel is an oasis of calm, with a generous wellness and fitness area where you can recharge your batteries, plus two pools, one indoors and one outdoors, to splash around when the Cretan Sea is too capricious.

Free WiFi
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FREE Group Transfer from Heraklion Airport (HER), upon availability, for minimum 5 nights stay!

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With its unadulterated seaside views over Ari Velouchioti, the main coastline road in Rethymno, Kriti Beach Hotel stands facing the Sea of Crete, just across one of the most beautiful Blue Flag beaches on this part of the Island. From here, within minutes you can reach some of the most important landmarks of the city, including the Venetian harbor, the Fortezza fortress with all its attractions, the Archeological Museum of Rethymno, the Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, the Loggia, and many other attractions. Lined up all the way to the Venetian harbor, and towards the heart of the Old City, you will find numerous restaurants, bars, cafés, and shops, enough to keep you busy for days. Kriti Beach Hotel is located 60 km from the Chania International Airport, "Daskalogiannis" (IATA: CHQ, ICAO: LGSA) and 90 km from the Heraklion International Airport, “Nikos Kazantzakis” (IATA: HER, ICAO: LGIR).

Spread over 5 floors, guests will find 92 generously-sized, contemporary rooms, stylishly furnished to offer peerless comfort on top of one of the most beautiful Blue Flag beaches in Rethymno. Through the large, floor-to-ceiling windows in our rooms, guests will enjoy overwhelming views of the sea, or picturesque cityscapes of the remarkable historic center of Rethymno.

Choose from an array of elegantly-appointed Twin Superior Rooms, family junior suites, junior suites and the Deluxe Suite, each offering superior quality beds, with COCO-MAT mattresses and luxury linens, the stuff that keeps you cozily cuddled in bed till noon.

These same pampering vibes are matched by the beautiful bathrooms with the distinct presence of the famous marble of Naxos, especially in rooms which offer the ultimate soaking pleasure: Hydromassage. All bathrooms offer complimentary high-quality bath cosmetics, and hair driers.

Twin Superior Rooms

Offering excellent accommodation for up to three guests, these are our most approachable rooms in terms of price and value. Elegantly decorated in colors inspired by the nature of Crete, the Twin Superior Rooms offer excellent in-room amenities, bathrooms with security glass shower cabins, quality  body care products, and everything else you need to feel right at home. Guests may choose between rooms with Garden View, Side Sea View and Sea View. All Kriti Beach Hotel guests enjoy complimentary use of the wellness area, and fitness center at Kriti Beach Hotel, concierge services, as well as complimentary sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels, to take full advantage of the pools, and the pristine Blue Flag beach across the street.

Family Accommodation

Designed with families and small groups in mind, our Family Junior Suite can host up to four guests, in two separate rooms, united by a common entrance. As elegant as every single one of the 92 rooms at Kriti Beach Hotel, these spaces are stylishly decorated, and equipped with everything you need to call Kriti your home away from home on Crete. Family Junior Suites have bathrooms with security glass shower cabins, plus high quality body care products. All Kriti Beach Hotel guests enjoy complimentary use of the wellness area, and fitness center at Kriti Beach Hotel, concierge services, as well as complimentary sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels, to take full advantage of the pools, and the pristine Blue Flag beach across the street.

Junior Suites Sea View

Ample and elegant, the Junior Suites are designed to accommodate up to three guests in a sophisticated, business-like atmosphere, complemented by excellent amenities, a beautiful sitting area, with views to the sapphire blue of the Cretan Sea, and a generous welcome package, consisting of local wine and authentic Cretan produce. The Junior Suites offer bathrooms with security glass shower cabins or tub, high-quality organic bath and body care products, and a wealth of exclusive amenities including bathrobes, slippers, special bathroom amenities, coffee and tea making facilities. All Kriti Beach Hotel guests enjoy complimentary use of the wellness area, and fitness center at Kriti Beach Hotel, concierge services, as well as complimentary sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels, to take full advantage of the pools, and the pristine Blue Flag beach across the street.

Deluxe Suite Sea View

Our most generous floor plan, The Deluxe Suite is fit for royalty. Its ample space is decorated with flair, in tones inspired by the sea and the Cretan nature. An elegant sitting area inspires you to linger late at night, with a glass of Cretan wine from your complimentary welcome package, watching the superb panoramas of the beach and the sea from your window. The bathroom is as elegant as a spa with security glass shower cabin, and pampers you with the finest body care products. and a wealth of exclusive amenities including bathrobes, slippers, special bathroom amenities, coffee and tea making facilities. All Kriti Beach Hotel guests enjoy complimentary use of the wellness area, and fitness center at Kriti Beach Hotel, concierge services, as well as complimentary sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels, to take full advantage of the pools, and the pristine Blue Flag beach across the street. 

Every room offers:

  • balcony or terrace
  • central air conditioning
  • direct dial telephone
  • plasma SAT TV and radio
  • free wireless internet
  • free digital safety box suitable for the storage of laptops as well
  • mini fridge

With an excellent range of services and facilities, backed up by the personalized care and the dedication of our staff, Kriti Beach Hotel is an excellent choice, whether you are looking for business travel, cultural discovery or pure relaxation.


The cozy Lounge in the lobby is an elegant, welcoming space, where you can relax with a drink or a dessert, and where you can enjoy other leisurely activities, like reading magazines, and browsing the Web and connecting with your peers on social networks from the Internet corner. You can even catch up with some work if you need to. The Lounge offers TV, DVD player, 2 up to date PCs with free internet access as well as free use of scanner, printer, headphones and camera, thus covering all of your communication needs.

Souvenir Shop

The Kriti Beach Hotel souvenir shop, located next to the reception, is an excellent stop for those looking for a truly unique token of appreciation. The shop sells traditional and authentic gourmet delicacies, like Cretan honey and extra virgin, organic olive oil.


The hotel Concierge will help you make the most of your stay at Kriti Beach Hotel, providing you help with booking excursions, cruises, horse riding tours, scuba diving classes, transportation , rental of cars, motors and bicycles, and much more.

Conference Hall

Polymnia Hall
The conference hall Polymnia can transform any ordinary event into a spectacular affair. With a maximum capacity of 90 persons, the hall is available for corporate meetings, presentations, workshops, seminars, social gatherings and even private events. Kriti Beach Hotel offers the complete range of technological, catering, and business services to help you make your event at Polymnia a success.

Business services

Free wireless Internet is available for all our guests, throughout the hotel. To help you keep productive during your stay, the hotel offers comprehensive business services, including telephone, fax, scanners, printers, Internet corner with two up-to-date PCs, camera, message delivery, office support, and professional conference equipment, including microphones, projectors, and flip charts. For further information, call 0030 28310 27401 or e-mail us at


Right outside the walls of your Kriti Beach Hotel, one of the most beautiful Blue Flag beaches in Rethymno sparkles with fine golden sands under the Cretan sun. But hidden under the Thalassi restaurant, our wellness center offers the perfect conditions to balance your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

Inside the pleasingly unostentatious sauna, the air fills with scents of Canadian cedars as the heat rises, creating the perfect atmosphere for those who want to cocoon themselves in purifying warmth. A few moments later, a splash in our refreshing 20 square meter indoor swimming pool, is a perfect conclusion to a perfect day. Or, you may find yourself reclining on comfortable chaise longues, after enjoying an invigorating hydro massage in the pool.

If you want to take your relaxing menu to the climax, booking a professional massage may be just what you need.

To keep up with your fitness regime, Kriti Beach Hotel offers exceptional TECHNOGYM strength and cardiovascular equipment at the fitness center. Music and LCD TVs are available to keep you company during exercise.

For invigoration under the skies, the 70 square meters outdoor swimming pool on the ground floor terrace is the ideal fallback if the sea nearby is not friendly enough to splash around. With the Armenistis pool bar right next door, this is also the perfect spot to relax with a cocktail against the backdrop of the Sea of Crete, and the Blue Flag beach across the road. Complimentary sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels are available for all hotel guests.


Restaurants Swimming Pool Meeting Rooms Spa / Thalasso Car Parking Pets Not Allowed Bar Cafeteria / Snack Bar Internet Access 24 H Room Service No Smoking Rooms Beach in the Proximity Billiards Room Dining Area Sitting Area Hairdryer Satellite TV Coffeemaker Mini Bar Safe Box Air-conditioning Conference Wi-Fi


Internet Access Bathroom with Shower or Bathtub Hairdryer TV Satellite TV Music System Mini Bar Safe Box Air-conditioning Fridge Telephone

Internet Access

Free WiFi

Thalassi Restaurant
A marriage of Cretan, Mediterranean and International flavors

The main restaurant at Kriti Beach Hotel occupies a large area on the ground floor, and glows with warm invitation to passers-by on Papanastasiou Street. Here, the Chef overindulges guests with a unique marriage of flavors, harmoniously blended to create dishes that are lighter, and more embracing of world cuisine than you will find in any other restaurant in Rethymno. 

In full agreement with this love for other cultures, Thalassi surprises its patrons with a different culinary theme every evening, an opportunity for guests to learn the secrets of many divergent styles of cooking practices and traditions.

And finally, nothing quite compares with seeing the Chef and his team preparing mouthwatering dishes on the spot, in the Cooking Show area.

Every day, guests of the Kriti Beach Hotel and drop-in visitors will indulge in a leisurely dining experience, with hot and cold appetizers, soups, sophisticated mains, traditional Cretan selections, fresh homemade desserts, and an outstanding assortment of local and international wines.

Operation hours:

Early Continental breakfast available upon request before 07.30.
Rich American breakfast buffet served from 07.30-10.00.
Late Continental breakfast available from 10.00-10.30.
À la carte breakfast served in the room with extra charge.
Lunch (menu of the day) 13.00-14.30
Dinner buffet rich in Cretan, Mediterranean and International dishes served from 19.00-21.00.
Late dinner 21.00-21.30

Chimera Restaurant
Crooning a classic Mediterranean ballad 

With a powerful name, inspired by the mythical fire-breathing creature of Lycia, Chimera is sure to make a long-lasting impression. The restaurant counts on Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, light like a fresh summer breeze, to keep you craving for more.

Our à la carte restaurant ranks among the most celebrated in Rethymno, certainly for the outstanding menu choices, all prepared using fresh, locally grown foods.

Located on the lively semi-floor terrace at Kriti Beach Hotel, the restaurant faces the Sea of Crete, offering unparalleled views of the Blue Flag beach across the street. The restaurant stays packed well into the evening, with diners enjoying a variety of abundant, lusty plates, paired flawlessly with Greek and Mediterranean wines.

Operation hours:

À la carte dinner is served from 19.30-22.30
Make dinner reservations when booking – the restaurant is packed every night.

Armenistis Bar
Almost, sort of like sailing the Sea of Crete 

Armenistis is the elegant, marine-themed pool bar at Kriti Beach Hotel, a welcoming space, with ample views of the Blue Flag beach across the street, and the Sea of Crete. This is a relaxed area, where classic cocktails come with a dash of adventurousness, and where you can fill your coffee cup as many times as you want during the coffee time in the afternoon.

The à la carte lunch, which courts the carnivore and the oenophile, counts as another reason to linger on this beautiful terrace, by the pool.

Operation hours:

The Pool Bar is open from 10.00-00.00
À la carte lunch is served from 13.00-14.30

The Above Special Discounted Rates are inclusive of :
* All local taxes, services and Breakfast or Half Board 
* All rooms are equipped with air-condition, refrigerator,TV and hair dryer included in the price

Services provided Free of Charge !
- Safe Box, Sunbeds and umbrellas ar the pool and at the beach 
- Beach Towels, Fitness Room, Airconditiong, WI-FI in rooms and public areas !!

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours

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