Surrounded by an intriguing mixture of old-world authentic charm and lively Grecian life, Grecotel White Palace Luxury Resort is ideal for those looking for an elegant beachfront escape in the heart of Crete. Luxury by name and luxury by nature, this hotel offers spacious accommodation with abundant amenities and effortlessly caters for families and couples to the 5-star standard with the plethora of world-class eateries, facilities, and round-the-clock entertainment.
Boredom most certainly isn’t on the agenda at Grecotel White Palace Luxury Resort. Lovers of heart-pumping activities will adore the likes of the tennis courts, the watersports on the beach, and the fitness room with plenty of equipment as well as Zumba classes and personal training. If you’ve worked up an appetite, there are seven on-site restaurants on hand to remedy your hunger, all serving a range of cuisines from authentic Greek and classic Italian, to fine-dining Oriental and Mediterranean buffet. Other notable facilities include the Hippie Spa which is nothing short of a heavenly experience, the beautiful sandy beach perfect for long evening strolls, and outdoor swimming pools ideal for a refreshing dip after an afternoon in the sunshine.
White Palace Grecotel Luxury Resort is located in the heart of Rethymnon, the third largest town on Crete. Various empires have made their impressions on the island over the years and today the place is a vibrant blend consisting of equal measures of history, culture, great food, lots of sun and heaps of opportunities for complete relaxation. Once the centre of Minoan culture, the island of Crete is today a haven for those with an interest in archaeology and classical history. On Crete, you can visit the Minoan palaces of Phaistos and Knossos, the ancient Roman city of Gortys, the Venetian castle at Rethymno and lots of other fantastic ruins that have their own mythological past. Explore the caves of Diktaion and Psychro, as well as the famous Gorge of Samaria. Travel back to the present day by returning to the main city of Heraklion and sample the local art at the Museum of Visual Arts. After a day of exploring, you can take a dip in the water or test your skills at various water sports that are available at most beaches along the Cretan coastline.