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Aquila Rithymna Beach

Star Rating: 5 star

in Rethymnon, Crete, Greek Islands

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Aquila Rithymna Beach details

This top-of-the-line hotel brings excellence to new level. With a jaw-dropping list of activities and amenities to suit both sporty and laid-back guests, the minute you arrive, you will forget about the real world. With three swimming pools, a poolside bar with waiter service, live music, five lounges, and big, bright, rooms, the Aquila Rithymna Beach goes above and beyond the call of duty to make sure you have a brilliant stay.


• 60m to shops, bars and restaurants • 7km to resort centre • Regular buses from stop outside hotel • Taxi rank opposite hotel

Transfer time

1 hour 30 minutes

Swimming pool

• 3 swimming pools, including 1 saltwater • Indoor heated pool, April and October • Sunbeds and parasols on the beach • Beach towels • Pool bar with waiter service • Changing rooms and showers on beach


• Rithymna main buffet restaurant with vegetarian options • Early and late Continental breakfast • Rimondi Brasserie and cafeteria • All restaurants are non-smoking • Flexible Half Board option includes breakfast and lunch or dinner • Al fresco dining • The following are not included in your All Inclusive package: • Archaia Eleftherna - gourmet restaurant for Greek and Cretan specialities • Greek Kafenion • A la carte Taverna Mournies for dinner


• Gym • Sauna • Archery • Beach volleyball • 4 astroturf tennis courts - 2 floodlit at a charge • Water gym • Boccia • Aerobics • Darts • Table tennis • Basketball • Beach soccer • Weekly Greek cooking lesson


• Live music • Professional shows 3 times a week • Themed nights and dance shows • 5 lounges • Satellite TV • Video room • Bar

For families

• Thomson Kids' Club for 3-11 years • Parent and Toddler sessions at least 3 days a week, except in July and August • Infants under 2 years get 10kg of luggage and can bring a folding pushchair or car seat • Kids' pool • Crèche, 8 months to 3 years - open 6 days per week mid May-mid September • Club 4U - 13-17yrs mid June- mid September • Children's Tasty Corner at the hotel-run miniclub daily 11.00-19.00, 7 days a week, for snacks, lunch, afternoon snacks, ice cream, drinks and dinner • Kids' club restaurant • Kids' shows mid June to September Playhouse for 8 months to 3 years with the following: • Trained staff and certified nurse 10.30-18.00 • Nursery room • Baby Kitchen with bottle warmers, sterilisers, microwave and fridge • Buggies, cots, floor mats, baby wash basins, baby toys and books • Relaxing area and sundeck for parents

Other facilities

• Free Wi-Fi in lobby • Air-conditioning, depending on weather • Dance, cooking and language lessons • Beach towels • The following facilities are not included in your All Inclusive package: • Massage • Tennis lessons and rackets • Atlantis scuba diving and watersports centre • Billiards • Atelier T-shirt and silk painting studio • Hairdresser • Manicure • Mini-market • Jewellery shop • Antique shop • Internet corner • Room service • Laundry service • Beach bar • Internet café • Beauty treatments

Room facilities

All rooms have air-conditioning, satellite TV, phone, TV radio channel, fridge or minibar, pillow menu, slippers, bathrobe, hairdryer and balcony or terrace. Twin rooms sleep up to 3 adults with a 3rd single or sofa-bed. Single rooms, Sea-view twin rooms, Double rooms and Sea-view double rooms are also available.

We also offer Garden twin rooms, Mythica family suites, Garden-view family rooms and Sea-view family rooms.

Garden twin rooms located in bungalows in the garden sleep up to 3 adults with twin beds, a single or sofa-bed and a terrace.

Mythica family suites sleep up to 3 adults with twin beds, sofa-bed, lounge, marble bathroom, beach towels/bag and balcony with sea view. You'll also get Mythica privileges including option of dinner in main restaurant, special room service menu, sunbeds with soft mattresses, daily newspaper, bath accessories, fruit basket every 2 days, gift and sparkling wine on arrival.

Garden-view family rooms located in the bungalows sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children up to the age of 12 years with a double bed, 2 extra beds and a sliding door. Sea-view family rooms are also available located on the ground floor of the main building on the beachfront overlooking the pool.


519 - including 116 in the grounds



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Special Offers

Free bottle of sparkling wine on arrival for honeymooners • Free birthday cakes available for celebrations

All Inclusive Option

• Full Board • Daytime and midnight snacks • 20% discount on Taverna Mournies with 1 complimentary weekly candlelit gala dinner • Ice-cream • Coffee and cake • Fruit or sweets, water and bottle of wine on arrival • Tea and coffee facilities in room • Minibar restocked daily • Invitation to manager's cocktail evening • Selected local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks by the glass • 35% discount on premium alcohol • 20% discount on Archaia Eleftherna restaurant • 25% discount on room service • Activities as listed • Entertainment as listed • Other facilities as indicated • Facilities that are not part of your All Inclusive package may incur extra local charges, please see the A-Z Guide

Extra Local Charges

Some facilities may incur extra local charges, please see the A-Z Guide


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