Alianthos Beach

Alianthos Beach Hotel is a small family-run business and is located in the coastal village of Plakias, south of Rethymno. A beautiful area with sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and olive and orange groves at the foothills of the surrounding mountains and the two gorges, Kourtaliotis and Kotsifou. A developed area that offers many options and facilities to the visitors, super markets, lovely traditional taverns, organized beaches and an interesting nightlife.

Alianthos is a two-floor building which was recently renovated and includes a swimming pool, a reception and its own restaurant. It consists of 50 well-furnished spacious rooms with great view of the sea and the surrounding area. All rooms are decorated with the Cretan style and each one has a private large balcony with breath-taking view of the Plakias bay and the villages on the hills overlooking the area. In the hotel’s entrance you will find the reception area with a sitting room and a satellite TV as well as a desktop computer connected to the internet for common use. The indoor restaurant, that is open all day, is ideal for your breakfast, lunch or dinner with a menu inspired from the traditional Cretan, the Mediterranean and international cuisine.

All 50 rooms in Alianthos Beach Hotel have been renovated in 2006 according to the traditional Cretan style with elegance and comfort. Each and every one of the rooms is equipped with satellite TV, air-condition, free WiFi broadband Internet, a phone, a small fridge, a coffee set and a hairdryer. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom with a shower and a furnished private balcony ideal to relax and enjoy an amazing sunset. The rooms in the front side of the hotel offer a panoramic view of the sea and the bay of Plakias while the rooms in the back side of the hotel offer a wonderful view of the mountains and the villages around Plakias among the olive and orange groves. You can choose from three types of rooms: single room (20 sqm), double or twin room (20-25 sqm) and triple room (30 sqm). Double and triple rooms are flexible as you can choose from any combination of double and single beds to better suit your needs. A baby-cot is also available on request.

Services include daily cleaning of the rooms and change of towels while linens are changed every three days. A king-size outdoor swimming pool with a children’s corner is at your disposal and free private parking is available on the left side of the hotel. The reception will be open every day from 07.00 to 24.00 and a safety deposit box is also available there. Other services include luggage storage, elevator, Traditional Cretan Nights, free WiFi broadband Internet Access in all the hotel areas, Fax service in the Reception, ironing service, wake-up call and baby beds. The personnel of the hotel is always at your disposal for any information that you might need regarding the area, the sights that you can visit, the available activities and sports and anything else that can make your holidays unforgettable.

Only 10 meters away from the hotel you will find the long sandy beach of Plakias ideal for swimming and getting a tan. Just 5 minutes away by car you can find many beautiful beaches of the area like Souda, Amoudi, Amoudaki, Schinaria (ideal for diving), Damnoni and the renowned Preveli beach with the second largest palm tree forest in the island of Crete.
The city of Rethymno is 30 km away with many wonderful sights like the Venetian castle of Fortezza within the Old Town, the Venetian Port, the Archaeological museum and many more. The Heraklion International Airport is 115 km away while the Chania International Airport is 98.5 km away.


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