Rethymno, is a beautiful harbour on the north coast of Crete, It has 85,000 inhabitants (2011 inventory) and is adjacent to the prefectures of Hania and Heraklion. The prefecture of Rethymnon covers an area of 1,496 sq. km and It is a picturesque town with traditional as well as modern elements. The old part of the town has maintained an atmosphere that resembles the Venetian period and the Turkish occupation.
Rethymno is considered by many the most scenic region of Crete, as it boasts an endless variety of natural features, including imposing canyons and gorges, evergreen forests, sparkling rivers and lakes, long, sandy beaches, and high mountains with impressive caves and caverns. There are a lot of villages like Panormo, Plakia, Bali, Argyroupolis, Agia Galini etc. where you can admire the historical monuments, meet the local people and learn about the island’s culture.
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The prefecture of Rethymno has some of the most beautiful beaches of Crete, here you will find all the beaches together on a map with information and pictures.
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Argo Villa, is a four bedroom villa of traditional construction, with private swimming pool and a lush green area, located in Crete, 14 km. east of the city of Rethymno, near the village of Stavromenos.
The villa is located in a beautiful location at the foot of a hill, surrounded by olive groves, offering wonderful unobstructed views of the sea and the surrounding area up to Rethymnon.
Astro Villa is a four bedroom private, traditional villa, with private swimming pool and a lush green area, located in Crete, 15 km away. east of the town of Rethymno. At a distance of 2,5 km. from the villa extend some of the best sandy beaches on the island. .
Bali deluxe villas are a complex of two villas located in Rethymno, Crete at the resort village Bali. Each villa has 3 bedrooms beautiful gardens, patios, and terraces & private swimming pool.
Each Bali deluxe villa has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 6 persons.
Clio Villas is a complex of two-bedroom villas, each with private pool and a spacious green area, located in a calm and quiet district of the picturesque region of Rethymno and surrounded by the unique natural landscape.
Eleon villas are the ensemble of two modern 3-bedroom individual villas built in the traditional Cretan style. Both villas are in complete harmony with the unspoiled, pristine environment of one of the most picturesque villages of the district of Rethymnon. At a distance of 900 meters is found a beautiful sandy organized beach.
Each villa has 3 bedrooms, which can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people.
Marina Villa, three-bedroom villa, with private pool, located in a small traditional, very beautiful village of the district of Rethymnon on the island of Crete. Built in the island-style building with all modern amenities, offers comfortable accommodation for up to 6 people.
Rethymno villas is a cozy, modern three bedroom villa complex found only 500 meters away from a beautiful resort area at Rethymnon, only 10km away from Rethymnon town.