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Highlights in Rethymnon
- Best beaches
- Interesting culture treasure
- Wildlife park, Natural wonders
- Carnival festivities.
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Rethymnon is the third largest town of Crete. This beautiful town is located at the northwestern part of the island, and it’s well known for the variety of activities you can do there. One of the most popular attractions is to explore the old town by foot and feel like you’re travelling back in time. Also, you will see beautiful mountains, natural wonders, cultural treasures and the best beaches.Holidu offers comfortable villas in a place you like best
Our new modern and comfortable villas with a pool, suitable for 4 people with 2 bedrooms with double beds has everything you ever wanted. Sofas can often turn to a bed for a child and the villas come with modern and fully equipped bathrooms, some of them include an ensuite bathroom. The whole villas have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, washing machine, microwave, cooker, iron, fridge etc. You will love the villas here and also the area which is the perfect place to walk or to take a panoramic drive to enjoy seeing the spectacular views. At the same time, the local beach with its beautiful turquoise waters just at 5.5 km away and the Rethymnon town just at 9km away.
Travellers and activities
Feel free to explore on foot the old town with your partner, it’s an exciting attraction. Rethymnon is a mixed Venetian and Turkish culture. You will be surprised to see Mansions, Churches and small Turkish-era mosques. Another attraction is to hike to Mount Ida which it’s well known by the visitors as the second highest mountain in Greece. Here you will find the Ouachita National Forest and Lake Ouachita, and also restaurants, rock shops, and businesses attended by their owners (families who live there). Ready to enjoy your holiday?Rethymnon for families
This island offers you the best impressive beaches on the North and the South coasts with very different characteristics. For example, in the north, you will find crowded beaches with many water sports and music. You have to go to Vai, a wonderful beach known by the largest palm tree, thin sand and natural beauty. However, on the south you will see marvellous and hidden beaches such as Kalypso, a green and blue water spectacular beach, ideal to practice scuba diving. Something really curious is that this beach doesn’t have sand.
Weddings are the most important event in Cretan life and they are celebrated to Orthodox traditions with many guests (about 1,500) and the costs are about 18000-24000 euros.
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Since 1914, each year, between February and March, Rethymnon people celebrate the Traditional Carnival festivities. It’s the only town in Greece that celebrates it. People enjoy dancing with masquerades and wearing colourful suits during three weeks all over the town. You will see many attractions like theatres, hunt treasure, night-time parade of the carnival floats, Kantáda (a four-hour serenade), traditional and modern music.2. Enjoy the best Viewpoints in Crete with your partner
One of the best Sunrise and Sunset you will see is at Chania’s old Venetian Harbour. It was an important commercial area built by the Venetians, but now it's the symbol of the town's history and also, it's well known as the most romantic place in Crete. This place is full of restaurants, souvenir shops and guesthouses. It will be an unforgettable experience if you go visit it with your partner.3. A remarkable natural experience in Crete
If you want to see all the wild nature (flora and fauna) in Crete, then you will visit Biotopo Nature Park. It's located in a rocky landscape with a great variety of wild species of animals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds and insects. In a private habitat you will see tropical animals such as iguanas, snakes and turtles. It will be interesting to take a tour with a guide who will give you all the information about the park, and also to have the experience of being close to the animals. Come and visit this interesting park.4. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon, one of the historical treasures of the city
This museum was constructed by the Turks. At the beginning, it was the archaeological collection of pottery, sculptures and coins with unknown origin. The Rethymnon Educational Association acquired the collection by donations and purchases. After Crete was part of the Greece, the museum has the findings from the excavations in the Prefecture of Rethymnon. Today, you will find some big old collections from cemeteries. If you are interested in knowing more about it, then it's time to visit it.5. Explore beautiful sandy beaches
Elafonissi is considered as the most beautiful beach in the world. It's located at the west coast of the island, and it's well known as the pink beach by its pink sand and turquoise waters. Between July and August about 2500 tourist visit this beach. Elafonissi is surrounded at the west coast of Crete by a shallow lagoon and a sandbar. This beach is considered as a natural reserve. During your visit you can explore the area and if you are looking for snacks or drinks you will find two beach bars.6. Discover the Rethymnon Ideon Cave
It's situated at the west side of the Nida Plateau at 20 km from Anogia. Before arriving to the cave you will see mountains, landscapes, and rock formations and almost near to its entrance you will see three majestic stalactites. It's considered as a great archaeological finding. This Cave has a great Mythological and Cultural value. During Roma Era it was used to worship Zeus and Rhea. One legend tells that Zeus grown up there, but other versions reveals that Zeus was born and grow there.7. Adventure day in Crete
The best attraction to explore the hidden and inaccessible sides of this region is in a Land Rover safari tour. An expert guide will give you all the information about the Rethymnon region, and you will enjoy seeing the wonderful panoramic of the city, beaches and traditional villages as: Karines and Spili, Preveli the popular and tropical beach at the south of Rethymnon and the gorge of Kourtaliotis recognized by the visitors as the most spectacular natural attractions of this place
FAQs: Villas in Rethymnon
Which filters are the most important for holiday-makers, ones in which they won't compromise on during their holiday in Rethymnon?
According to the data from Holidu, when holiday-makers look for villas in Rethymnon, often they choose the following filters: pool (43%), Wi-Fi (12%), and air conditioning (11%). Last year, the larger part of travellers chose at least one of these amenities when finding the perfect villa.
Which types of facilities are offered by the villas in Rethymnon?
In regard to the services offered by Holidu, it appears that the villas in Rethymnon have everything that travellers dream of! Here, the villas generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: air conditioning (96%), Wi-Fi (94%), and pool (91%)...Pretty cool!
How do travellers usually rate villas in Rethymnon?
On average, the villas are quite highly rated. Last year's data reveals that 49% of villas have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. A percentage quite high which allows us to confirm that there are many which are very enjoyable and will be the perfect choice for your next holiday.
Are the villas in Rethymnon suitable for families with children?
Holidu's data reveals that 71% of villas in Rethymnon are suitable for holidays with children, it will therefore not be difficult to find the perfect villa for you and your family.
Are the villas in Rethymnon suitable for travellers and their pets?
Certainly! In Rethymnon, 26% of the villas accept them, 47% even have a garden!
Do the villas in Rethymnon generally have Wi-Fi?
Yes! According to Holidu's data, 94% of villas in Rethymnon have an internet connection. So don't panic, you will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites at any time!
How much does it usually cost for villas in Rethymnon?
According to Holidu's database, there don't seem to be many villas in Rethymnon costing less than £100 a night.
Do the villas in Rethymnon typically come equipped with a fireplace or a pool?
For sure! According to last year's data, the villas in Rethymnon have everything you need for all seasons. Here, 46% are equipped with a fireplace and 91% a pool.
Are the villas in Rethymnon suitable for stays with friends or better for a holiday as a couple?
Here, based on last year's data, 55% of villas accept up to eight people, 48% of these villas contain at least four bedrooms. But 98% of villas are also suitable for up to four people, 98% of the villas include at least two separate bedrooms. This is therefore the perfect destination for groups of friends of all sizes!