A beautifully styled, five-star beachfront hideaway in Crete is leading the way worldwide in boutique accommodation.
Owned by Grecotel, Greece’s leading hotel group, it is a 100% family-run company, which has taken the hospitality industry to the next level.
Set in a prime beachfront location on the Cretan Riviera, Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort is stylish and modern. Designed for couples, families, and people of all ages, they can accommodate up to 10 guests in some of the larger villas.
The Grecotel group is family owned and employs 6,300 people across 12 destinations in Greece. Currently, they have 32 hotels across the country, eight of which are in Crete alone.
This stunning addition to their impressive portfolio features plush emerald velvet sofas in the lobby, a chic bar with gilt-edged armchairs and a great variety of dining options, this is the ideal spot for those who love to sit by a poolside daybed or head to a stunning private beach where you can relax underneath a cabana.
There are also children’s activities and clubs, plus the Caramel Wellness Centre provides soothing face and body treatments – a welcome respite for sun-scorched skin.
The resort, which holds a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is set on the longest beach in Crete with Rethymno’s Venetian harbour right next door.
Winding paths lead you down past the lagoon-style pool (magically lit up at night) and the 32 suites in the main building include Family and Junior suites with private gardens and the Caramel Luxury Suite Private, which has a good-sized terrace with sea views and an outdoor whirlpool bath.
Buffet breakfast includes fresh and local fruit, eggs, plus Cretan delicacies and cakes, while the à la carte Brasserie serves both seafood and meat dishes.
If you are looking to splurge your way through the Greek islands this is definitely a place to look at!