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Grecotel Creta Palace

Crete, Missiria Near Rethymnon

Good for Couples
Child Friendly
Family Suites

  • Visit a local farm and learn to make delicious Cretan dishes from their produce
  • Ideal for families, with extensive children’s facilities and entertainment
  • Leave the luxurious Elixir spa feeling pampered, with face and body treatments and whirlpools
  • Say goodbye to beach hair with an onsite beauty salon and hairdresser

With plenty to please families and couples alike, the Grecotel Creta Palace is a versatile holiday choice. Set on a stretch of sand and pebble beach in the picturesque town of Missiria it’s also conveniently located for visiting the livelier Rethymnon, which is just 4km away.

When it comes to room choices there really is something for everyone, from single occupancy choices to large suites. Families will love the bungalow options which can accommodate up to three children and are decorated in a bright but stylish fashion. There’s also a special pool with waterslides, children’s cookery classes and an all-day free mini buffet to keep little ones entertained. For adults a visit to the Elixir spa will leave you feeling relaxed and revived, while everyone will enjoy the Blue Flag beach and array of varied dining options.

For an extra special adventure take a trip to the hotel’s organic farm, which is a short 15 minute drive away. Here you can learn how to make a variety of Cretan dishes before enjoying your creations in the onsite taverna.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–11 years. The hotel has 335 rooms. 


Bars & Restaurants

Labyrinth, Atrium Restaurant

Offering buffet breakfasts and dinners, you’ll find a huge array of tempting choices with a traditional Cretan corner for local delicacies.

Open: For breakfast and dinner

Guests on half board and full board can eat at this restaurant. Guests on half board may exchange dinner for lunch if they prefer. Guests on half board and full board can receive a discount towards dining in the a la carte restaurants.


Enjoy fine dining and beautiful views at this open air à la carte restaurant. Fresh seafood is the speciality.

Open: For dinner (weather dependant) 

Golden Dragon

Treat yourself to a mouth-watering modern Asian menu at the Golden Dragon restaurant. 

Open: For dinner 

King Minos

For a fun and lively night, the King Minos has special themed evenings which feature live entertainment alongside an extensive menu.

Open: For dinner

Coffee house

Get your caffeine hit in style at the Grecotel Creta Palace’s onsite coffee house.

Lounge bar

Relax before dinner with a tasty aperitif or round the night off with a decadent digestif.

Princess Ariadne

This laid-back poolside brasserie serves a selection of light meals, snacks and drinks all day.

Zeus & Amalthia

This stylish rooftop restaurant and bar serves finger food and delicious cocktails, made for a sophisticated night out.

Beach and &

Swimming Pools

Choose from a selection of four different swimming pools during your stay. The choice includes a landscaped seawater pool, freshwater garden pool, children’s pool and indoor pool with Jacuzzi. 

For Families


Children can spend their days taking in part in fun activities and making new friends at the Grecoland Kids’ Club. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, treasure hunts, and even gardening.

Ages: 4–6 years


Perfect for children who aren’t quite teens yet, there are plenty of activities to keep little ones entertained. Options include discos, sports, water sports, crafts, and lots more.

Ages: 7–12 years


Ideal for teenagers who want to make new friends and enjoy age appropriate activities, the daily programmes include beach volleyball, basketball, hip hop dancing, discos, and more. 

Ages: 13+

Spa & Wellness

Elixir Beauty Spa

Indulge in a range of facial and body treatments and enjoy the facilities, including water-cannon, whirlpool, a sauna and steam and open air treatment rooms. 

Activities & Entertainment

Agreco Farm

Visit the hotel’s farm to learn about local produce and enjoy a Cretan cooking lesson.

About the location
Grecotel Creta Palace is on a long stretch of golden sands along Crete’s north coast. It’s close to the historic town of Rethymnon, in the tranquil village of Missiria. The village’s main attraction is its Blue Flag beach, which is lapped by crystal clear waters and is home to loungers, sun beds, and bars and restaurants. Spend the day immersing yourself in the serenity of the resort or trying watersports, before heading to one of the seaside tavernas for a delicious lunch.

For culture, restaurants and bars head into nearby Rethymnon. Here you’ll find Venetian architecture, street side cafés, a selection of bars, and a picturesque harbour. Plus, there are ancient mosques and churches in the old town, and a historic fortress. 
Transfer time
Grecotel Creta Palace is a 50-minute drive from Crete Chania Airport. 
Single Room

Max 1 adult

All Single Rooms feature a balcony.


Double Room Sea View

Max 3 adults

Double Rooms Sea View are elegantly decorated in gold, silver and ivory shades. They are located in the main building and feature a double bedroom with an additional sofa bed for a child and a balcony or terrace with sea views.


Bungalow Garden View

Max 3 adults

Bungalows Garden View are located in the garden area on the ground or first floor. They feature a double bed, open plan living area with a sofa bed for a child and a balcony or terrace with garden views.


Bungalow Side Sea View

Max 3 adults

Bungalow Side Sea View rooms feature a lounge area and private balcony or terrace. They are located on the ground or first floors.


Family Bungalow Garden View

Max 2 adults, 2 children

Family Bungalows are located in the fragrant multi-coloured gardens on the first or ground floor. They feature a master bedroom and a lounge area separated by a sliding door, with two large sofa beds, ideal for children. The bathroom features a bathtub and a separate shower.


Deluxe Family Bungalow Garden View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

Deluxe Family Bungalows are located in the garden area on the ground or first floor with a garden view. Ideal for larger families, these bungalows feature a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and an open plan lounge area, a second bedroom for up to three with an additional bathroom and a terrace/veranda with comfortable outdoor furniture.

53 - 60m²

Junior Bungalow Suite Seafront

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Junior Bungalow Suites Seafront are located on ground or first floor on the beachfront with direct sea views. They consist of a bedroom with a king size bed, an open plan lounge area and an outdoor terrace.


Famous Class Palace Guest Room Panoramic Sea View

Max 2 adults

Palace Guest Rooms Panoramic Sea View are located in the main building. These rooms feature a spacious double bedroom with an open plan living area, marble bathroom and a furnished veranda. Making the most of its penthouse setting, these rooms offer amazing panoramic sea views. In addition to the regular facilities, guests staying in these rooms will also receive a 'Famous Class Service' including express check in and check out, Champagne and fresh fruit on arrival, kid's welcome surprise, upgraded bathroom amenities, tea and coffee making facilities, two à la carte dinners per week at selected restaurants (minimum stay applies), free kid's dinners at any à la carte restaurant from the kid's menu, complimentary cool beach drinks and snacks and beach bags with towels.


Famous Class Services

Book a Famous Class Palace Guest Room Panoramic Sea View for holidays between 21 April - 28 October 2019  & 10 April - 03 November 2020 and receive dining privileges, Famous Class dedicated offers, welcome and room offers and beach amenities.

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Neetasha R, Woking, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Nov 05 2019
Loved our stay at the hotel. The first few mins of check in and registering are very welcoming. Kids club was fun when my kids attended it. Evening entertainment was fun. The food also changed every...
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Gosa77, Luxembourg
Tripadvisor review Nov 04 2019
We spent the last October week and had a very good time. Good things first: the staff is very friendly and helpful, perfect service, thank you for that. The hotels exterior facilities, widespread...
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