Minos Hotel

Families love the spacious rooms and the lively pool scene at the Minos Hotel.

A pair of swimming pools steal the limelight – they sit on a sun terrace lined with loungers and parasols. There’s also a cafe on the side that serves cocktails and classic Mediterranean lunches.

Main meals are served at the Ambrosia restaurant where there’s a globe-trotting mixture of international dishes and Greek specialities. In the evening, the whole family will enjoy a lively mix of cabaret acts, magic shows and pool parties.

Overview of Rethymnon

Rethymnon is one of Crete’s most popular holiday destinations. It’s a place that effortlessly combines stunning natural beauty with a laid-back harbour and an old town that’s packed with attractions and cultural influences.

From the weekly markets to the crushed sands and the beautiful restaurants, you’ll wake in the morning at the Minos Hotel and feel the urge to explore.

When you choose Rethymnon for your holiday to Crete, you can see Renaissance architecture, stone-laden mosques and ornate archways. These historic sights sit next to cosmopolitan shops and restaurants serving contemporary cuisine.

Things to do in Rethymnon

The Minos Hotel scores an A+ for location. When you fancy eating out, the surrounding streets are dotted with family-run shops and tavernas. Rethymnon’s sandy beach is also less than a five-minute walk downhill. It’s home to bars, sunloungers and has plenty of water sports on tap. If you wander the length of the beach, you’ll reach the harbour and its upmarket bars.

The old town is slightly further afield. It’s a great place to head if you love history, as Venetian and Ottoman architecture feature on most street corners. The Fortezza and the Rimondi Fountain are the most popular sights.

When you stay in Rethymnon, you’ll love its seaside charm, the stunning old town and culture-packed activities!

Resort Summary

Located along Crete‘s northern coast, Rethymnon is a charming seaside town that expertly blends the old with the new. Mixed with Renaissance architecture and stone-laden mosques, you’ll find contemporary cuisine and shops throughout the old quarters and along the harbour.

Underneath the watchful eye of the Venetian Fortezza – or castle – you can drift between museums and explore Rethymnon’s colourful past. Or spend a day lounging by the beach, hiking through a steep gorge or sipping coffee underneath 16th-century archways. Rethymnon is an authentic Greek destination, with the vibrancy of a town that’s been thriving for thousands of years.