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We stayed at this hotel Friday 3rd August- Friday 10th August and had a wonderfully relaxing stay in a beautiful hotel and a perfect location. There were, however, a few issues that we feel should be addressed to make this a five star review.
Reasons to visit this resort
1. The beach is easy walking distance from the hotel and there is plenty of seating with shade (we never struggled to find sun loungers for the 10 days we spent here). There is also more private seating...More
Rooms always kept clean, food had anything and everything you could wish for and more and staff were all pleasant and very friendly with plenty going on at night. Both TUI reps could not have been more helpful, and especially Anne-Marie who arranged a great...More
I have reviewed this as 4 out of 5 stars. We had a family debate as to whether to give it 5, but that would mean it was perfect so settled on an honest 4.
We were 2 adults and a 13 year old ‘child’....More
A very well run, very well maintained establishment. The Hotel is right on the beach and has three swimming pools. Sometimes it can get busy around the pools but there are always plenty of beds available on the Beach. We had a lovely family room...More
1 Thank cocosm
Response from General M, General Manager at Aquila Rithymna Beach HotelResponded 3 days ago
Thank you for choosing the Aquila Rithymna Beach Hotel and for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review.
I am delighted that there were clearly so many aspects of your stay with us that you enjoyed. My team will be...More
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The beach is sandy but quickly turn to shingle once in the water. It also get reasonably deep fairly quickly. There are strong currents not too far off the beach that run down the coastline and when the wind picks up it can... More
The beach is sandy but quickly turn to shingle once in the water. It also get reasonably deep fairly quickly. There are strong currents not too far off the beach that run down the coastline and when the wind picks up it can get quite rough. Expect red flags several times a week especially in the afternoon. Having said that there is a good children's pool just behind the beach and a large shallow area in the main pool.
Every night the Kri Kri club has a different activity except Sunday when it's shut. These can be discos, magic shows, circus etc etc. Every Friday the kids themselves put on a show with the staff that they rehearse for during the week. Activities during the day are from 10 am to 1pm then 4pm until around 8pm and are geared to age groups. After 8pm the activities require parental supervision and go on until around 9 pm. The kids can sleep over as well. There's good healthy food/ snacks available for the children all day in the club as well as ice cream and drinks (free for all children not just AI). They can also have an early Dinner there with parental supervision.