Grecotel Plaza Beach House

Grecotel Plaza Beach House

Grecotel Plaza Beach House is a beautiful seafront hotel located just a breath away from the picturesque Rethymno town centre, offering the chance for amazing bike rides along the endless coastal road.

A family-friendly hotel with caring services, overlooking the gold-sanded Rethymno beach and boasting of cosy little neighbourhoods of lofts and apartments, becomes the ideal accommodation choice for bike-friendly holidays all year round. Located on the edge of Rethymno town and with direct access to the large coastal promenade passing just in front of its doors, Grecotel Plaza Beach House offers the opportunity for fun and safe bicycle rides for adults and kids alike with an all-blue sea backdrop. Standing just 2.5km from the town centre, it enjoys all the benefits of its proximity to the lively Rethymno and at the same time the serenity of a seaside hotel.

The Hotel

Grecotel Plaza Beach House consists of cosy little neighbourhoods showcasing a wide collection of accommodation choices for families, couples, and solo travellers alike, all year round. Ranging from spacious studios and lofts to ultra-comfortable one- or two-bedroom apartments and maisonettes, all with fully equipped kitchens and thoughtful self-catering facilities, this hotel constitutes the perfect home-away-from-home just a breath away from the lively Rethymno town. Boho-chic ambiance, generous living spaces, beautiful bathrooms, stylish decorative elements, and caring services characterise all the accommodation options, while many feature private, fully furnished verandas and balconies overlooking the beach and sea or the pools, while there are even apartments with a private pool for those seeking for utter exclusivity. Guests can indulge in a self-cooked meal or snack on their veranda with a beautiful sunset view, or choose to dine in the House Kitchen, the hotel’s amazing restaurant. The restaurant lies in the very heart of Plaza Beach House and serves delicious seasonal menus all day long. Dine in the lively yet cosy indoor setting, on the huge terrace with the stunning sea views for an amazing open-air dining experience, by the pool or on the beach for the ultimate summer feeling. The ice-cream kiosk and the traditional patisserie are not to be missed, while the Half-Board guarantees absolute carefreeness and do note that kids dine for free!

Pools & Beach

Grecotel Plaza Beach House is a summer holidays’ must as it is located on Rethymno’s long, gold-sanded beach with Crete’s crystal-clear waters begging to be explored. Soak up the famous Greek sun on the comfortable sun loungers, unwind under the shade of the beach umbrellas, and enjoy the amazing beach service bringing food and beverages to the comfort of your sunbed always with a smile. Showers and beach towels are also provided. The beach is “Blue Flag” awarded, as complying with the directives of the European programme: water quality, environmental management, safety, services and facilities, environmental education, and information. But the fun doesn’t end here, as there are also the beautiful pools. Choose to swim in one of the hotel’s three main pools, depending on the mood of the moment and the time of day: sea and promenade view pool, half indoor and half outdoor wellness pool or central freshwater pool? The choice is yours!

Fun For All

The Play House is where the heart of the hotel beats all day long, as there are fun opportunities for all tastes and ages. The fitness room, the table tennis, the board games, as well as the bicycle rides, the water sports, beach games and tournaments organised entertain all, while the Playhouse Grecoland Corner provides a magical holiday experience for children aged 4-12 years. Children at Plaza Beach House enjoy a dedicated holiday programme with toys and facilities from environmentally safe materials, qualified and multilingual personnel, creative activities, fun and games, as well as a teenager programme with emphasis on sports and beach games. Bike rides are always on the programme, either for leisure or training, as the spacious area and mild weather all year long are ideal for bike lovers. One of the best routes is to ride your bicycle all the way to Rethymno town along the coastal promenade, enjoying the magnificent views of the sea and Rethymno town from afar.

Rethymno Town

Rethymnon, the third largest town of Crete, is an intriguing mixture of old-world charm and lively Cretan life. The vivacious atmosphere of the old town is just the place for a stroll all year round. The different eras and influences on the town can be seen in the unusual architecture and buildings. Around the picturesque harbour one can see the Venetian influence that later gave way to the Turkish regime. The multitude of bars, cafes, tavernas, kafenions, and bars are guaranteed to provide entertainment to suit everyone’s taste.

Bike friendly facilities offered

  • Information about bike friendly services either on the website or in the hotel brochure, or in a special brochure, which will be available to customers free of charge.
  • Area map with cycling routes in printed or electronic form (free service).
  • Secure parking or storage area for bicycles or co-operation with a corresponding space near the hotel (free service).
  • Tool kit availability (free service).
  • Washing machine-dryer available on a daily basis (on-site or off-site – paid service).
  • Renting and repairing bicycles in the hotel or near the hotel (paid service).
  • Collaboration with a company that organizes cycling tours.
  • Parking places with a special rack for bicycles.
  • Gym-fitness area.