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Grecotel Caramel Boutique

Crete, Adele Near Rethymnon

Child Friendly
Teenager Friendly
Family Suites
Hotel Villas

  • Located close to beautiful Rethymnon, on the golden shores of the sea
  • Offers elegant interiors throughout and pretty, landscaped gardens
  • An excellent range of restaurants, with fine dining, seafood and more available
  • Bright and modern guest rooms make this the ideal place to simply relax

Grecotel Caramel Boutique offers guests a fantastic range of activities and amenities in a chic, elegant setting. It’s close to Rethymnon where you’ll find historic buildings and ruins as well as plenty to do. Located on a 300m stretch of golden sands and with a large infinity pool and onsite spa, there are plenty of opportunities to simply relax and unwind during your stay.

Guests will love the modern décor and comfortable surroundings, including landscaped gardens and day beds around the pool. When it comes to dining children have their very own area, while adults will love the excellent selection of eateries, including access to other Grecotel restaurants in the nearby area. And if you want to keep active there are watersports, land sports, and more available.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–13 years. The hotel has 69 rooms.


Bars & Restaurants

Caramel The Restaurant

The chic design of this elegant restaurant is inspired by colonial décor and provides a tranquil atmosphere. Choose from fitness food, show cooking and a hot and cold buffet. 

Open: For breakfast and dinner

Cover ups are required for breakfast and shoes must be worn. No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the evening. 

Confetti Pool Lounges

Overlooking the beautiful main swimming pool, this is the perfect place to enjoy drinks, snacks and meals all day. There are also special menus for children. 

Open: All day

Gourmet à la carte Restaurant

Choose from delicious succulent fish and seafood dishes with Mediterranean flavours. 

Open: For dinner

No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the restaurant in the evening.

Panther Piano Bar

Take in views of the swimming pool or relax in cool interiors as you choose from cocktails, teas and coffees and listen to the ambient live music. 

No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the bar in the evening. Shoes must be worn at all times. 

Agreco Organic Farm

Located close to Rethymnon, this 40-hectare farm has a beautiful stone farmhouse and an expanse of fields and orchards growing delicious fresh produce. Choose the six course tasting menu for the ultimate dining experience.

The Taverna

Overlooking vineyards and olive groves from its hilltop location, this traditional Greek stone building offers an excellent atmosphere and some spectacular traditional Cretan dishes.

Open: 18:00–late Tuesday to Saturday and 11:00–late Sundays from May to October.

This restaurant is located at Agreco Farm.


Located close to the golden sandy beach and surrounded by palm trees, this pretty restaurant serves up fresh local seafood combined with Mediterranean platters.

Open: For dinner

No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the restaurant. The restaurant is located at nearby Grecotel Creta Palace.

Zeus & Amalthia

Located on the rooftop, enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes as you take in the chic ambience of this restaurant and bar. The menu includes light bites and delicious cocktails, wines and more.

Open: 19:30 – 01:00

No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the restaurant. The restaurant is located at nearby Grecotel Creta Palace.

Golden Dragon

Enjoy modern takes on Asian classics in this beautifully designed restaurant. Options include sushi, noodles and spring rolls.  

Open: For dinner

No beachwear or shorts are permitted in the restaurant. The restaurant is located at nearby Grecotel Creta Palace. 

The White

Take in views of the sparkling sea or chic interiors as you choose from menus featuring French, Greek and Italian dishes. Seafood and delicious wines from the extensive cellar are a must. 

Guests under the age of 12 are not permitted at this restaurant. The White is located at nearby Grecotel White Palace.

Picasso’s Minotaur

This trendy restaurant offers beautiful views from its floor length windows, with rustic details and elegant touches inspired by Picasso. Dine on the terrace which floats on the infinity pool and take in views of the sea as you enjoy classic Italian cuisine.

Open: For dinner

The restaurant is located at nearby Grecotel White Palace.

Beaches & Pools


The 300m beach in front of the Grecotel Caramel Boutique offers sun beds and cabanas, towels, and a lounger service. 

Swimming Pool

The large seawater swimming pool has an elegant design, based on a lily pad, with light shows and fountains in the evenings. There is a sun terrace with loungers, a Jacuzzi and day beds. 

For Families


Your little ones can learn new things as they play, make friends and try activities for the first time. Expert staff are on hand to arrange activities including arts and crafts, film evenings, games and more. 

Ages: 4 – 6 years


Sports, team games and more are organised by the expert staff who will keep your little ones entertained all day.

Ages: 7–12 years


Older children will be kept entertained throughout their stay with water sports, evening parties and more. 

Ages: 13+

Open: mid-June to mid-September

Tasty Corner

Mini buffets and specially designed children’s menus will ensure your little ones can try something new, as well as enjoy classic favourites from around the world. 

Spa & Wellness

Caramel Wellness Centre

Leave the spa feeling relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated after a range of treatments, including facials and massages. Couples treatments are also available for the perfect romantic break.


Keep fit and active at the hotel’s onsite gym where you can choose from treadmills, bikes, cross trainers and free weights. WiFi, flat screen TVs, and music will keep you entertained while you work out. 

Activities & Entertainment

Water Sports

Guests can enjoy a range of water sports which are available from the beach in front of the hotel. These include pedalo rides, canoeing, and scuba diving trips. 


Experienced staff lead sports and activity classes onsite, including gymnastics and aerobics. Table tennis and mountain biking are also available. 

Grecotel Caramel Boutique can be found on the north coast of Crete, in the town of Adele, which is near lively Rethymnon. Adele is a little town steeped in traditional Greek culture, with beautiful views from its cobbled streets which wind up into the hillsides. It’s home to the idyllic whitewashed architecture and local churches Greek villages are known for, with some excellent restaurants on offer. 

Rethymnon is just a 15-minute drive away and is home to a spectacular harbour dating back to the Venetians. It has plenty of bars and restaurants, as well as boutique shops and places where you can pick up souvenirs and gifts. 
Transfer time

Grecotel Caramel Boutique is an hour and 10 minutes’ drive from Crete Chania Airport. It is also an hour and five minutes' drive from Crete Heraklion Airport, 

Caramel Junior Suite

Max 2 adults

Caramel Junior Suites are located in the main house. They feature an elegantly decorated bedroom with a sitting area, spacious bathroom and dressing area. Facilities include air conditioning, complimentary WiFi, satellite TV, DVD player, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, luxury bathroom amenities, bathrobes and slippers. Guests staying in this room will also receive the 'Famous Class Service' including express check-in and check-out, Champagne, fresh fruit juice or a traditional refreshment on arrival, two complimentary à la carte dinners per week at selected restaurants, access to a private beach area, complimentary cool beach drinks and snacks and resort beach bag with towels and beach accessories.


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Open Plan Junior Suite Private Garden

Max 3 adults

Open Plan Junior Suites Private Garden are located in the main house, on the ground floor amongst mature gardens. Situated close to the pool, these rooms feature a distinct sleeping area with king-size bed, open-plan living area, furnished covered veranda and private garden.


Open Plan Junior Suite Sea View

Max 2 adults

Open Plan Junior Suites Sea View are located in a prime elevated location in the main house with beautiful sea views. These rooms feature a king-size bed, seating area, bathroom, furnished covered balcony and sun terrace.


Family Suite Main House

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Family Suites Main House are located in the main house with views over the gardens. These suites consist of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a living area separated by a sliding door with two sofa beds and an additional bathroom and a large balcony with outdoor furniture.


Open Plan Bungalow Suite

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Open Plan Bungalow Suites are located on the ground or first floor of the bungalow suites amongst mature gardens. The accommodation features an open-plan bedroom with king-size bed and a living area, a spa-inspired bathroom and a spacious furnished veranda or terrace.


Luxury Bungalow Suite Garden View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Luxury Bungalow Suites are located on the ground or first floor of the bungalow suites amongst mature gardens. Ideal for families, these luxury suites feature a master bedroom and a separate living room with two sofa beds, both with direct access to a large bathroom and a spacious furnished veranda.


Two Bedroom Beach Villa

Max 4 adults, 1 child

Two Bedroom Beach Villas are located on a prime stretch of sandy beach with beautiful sea views. Villas feature an open-plan living area, master bedroom suite on the ground floor and second master bedroom suite on the upper floor. Some villas have one bathroom and others have two. Outside, there are fully furnished balconies and spacious verandas.

65 - 85m²

Three Bedroom Luxury Villa

Max 6 adults, 1 child

Three Bedroom Luxury Villas are split over two floors and are perfect for families or large groups. The ground floor features a lounge and living area, dining area and master bedroom with a king sized bed and spacious bathroom. Upstairs, two king sized bedrooms can be found as well as a furnished veranda. Some villas have direct access to the beach and some villas have a private courtyard with pool.


Four Bedroom Villa Seafront

Max 8 adults

Four Bedroom Villas Seafront are set in a convenient and private location within the resort. Split over two levels, the ground floor offers a spacious open-plan living and dining area with a private veranda. Upstairs three double bedrooms can be found. The villas have direct access to the beach and have magnificent views of the ocean.


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Great week at the Grecotel Caramel, Crete
David T, Stafford, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 24 2019
Great stay at this clean 5 star Hotel. Excellent staff, non least in the restaurant, all friendly, polite and helpful. Food was some of the best, always fresh, good selection and hot. Rooms bright...
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Great place
ChrisCathy456, Canberra, Australia
Tripadvisor review Oct 20 2019
We had a lovely time at the Grecotel Caramel. The beach was nice, the pool was excellent, the food was spectacular, and it was easy to get to and from Rethymno. Special thanks to Oggy in the...
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