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|The village of Skaleta near Rethimnon on Crete|
Skaleta is one of the small villages that are in a row at the beach on the east side of Rethimnon (also Stavromenos, Adelianos Kampos, Platanes). It is a place that is mostly designed to please the tourists and can actually better be seen as some sort of suburb of Rethimnon. Inside the village there are a number of hotels, amongst which a very large one. Maybe it is suitable for people that just want to lie in the sand and do a little bit of swimming. If you want to go sight seeing on the island of Crete it would be smart to have a rental car. A bus ride to either Rethymno, Chania or Heraklion from Skaleta would also be possible. The bus ride to Rethymno is cheap, takes about 25 minutes and during the tourist season it goes every half an hour. The town of Rethimno is about 12 kilometers away. At some of the hotels you can buy bus tickets at the reception. In front of the Creta Star and Creta Royal hotel there are small boats that can take you on an excursion along the coast. During the trip you will visit a couple of caves.
All the facilities that you would expect at a large sandy beach such as plenty of (cheap) taverns, small bars and the possibility for water sports are to be found here. Don't expect a vibrant night life here: people come to Skaleta for peace and quiet. Because the beaches are so large and wide in this area there is always space and you can find your peace if you want to. In the area there are also a few smaller, more intimate and cheaper accommodations. The large Creta Star Hotel offers all inclusive holidays, including all meals, and there is also an Adults Only Hotel, the Creta Royal. In the area there are also a couple of villas with a private pool for rent (see below).
|Corali Beach Hotel in Skaleta - cheap hotel with swimming pool - close to the beach|
Hotel Corali beach is located only 40 metres from the sandy beach of Scaleta, 11 km east of Rethymnon. The hotel lounge area hosts several games and a billiards table. Corali Hotel also provides guests with an outdoor pool, and a beach bar and a restaurant as well as umbrellas and sun beds. Each room is equipped with refrigerator, air condition, satellite TV, balcony with sea view or mountain view and parking area. Public bus service connects the hotel with Rethymnon and Iraklion every half hour
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|Begeti Bay Hotel in Skaleta, Crete|
Just 50 metres from the pebbly and sandy Skaleta Beach, Begeti Bay Hotel boasts an outdoor pool, restaurant and poolside bar. Air-conditioned rooms open out onto a balcony offering side sea views. Fitted with tiled flooring, Begeti Bay’s guestrooms come with a TV, safety deposit box and mini fridge. A bathtub or shower can be found in the private bathroom. Each morning a buffet breakfast is prepared. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes throughout the day. The lobby bar provides free Wi-Fi and the poolside bar serves refreshments and snacks. Begeti Bay’s sports and leisure options include a games room with billiards, table tennis and tennis courts, and a children’s playground and activity area. The 24-hour front desk can arrange car rentals. It is 15 km from the lively Rethymno City. The city of Heraklio is at a distance of 62 km and the city of Chania is a 72 km away. A bus stop is located 150 metres from the property.
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|Creta Star Hotel in Skaleta, Crete - All inclusive hotel|
The Creta Star is an all-inclusive hotel on the wonderful beach of Skaleta. This 4-star hotel offers quality accommodation and great facilities for all ages in a pretty location. The hotel has 324 guest rooms, most of which have views over the sea. Each room is brightly decorated, includes a modern bathroom and features a balcony or terrace. All meals and selected drinks are included in the all-inclusive package at the Creta Star. Buffet-style meals are served in the main restaurant or in the poolside bar and guests can enjoy a great choice of international food, plus of course many Greek dishes. Leisure facilities at the hotel include 2 swimming pools, tennis courts and a gym. There is also an activity program which includes water aerobics and beach volleyball, plus evening entertainment. For children there is a playground and mini-club. The Creta Star has pretty gardens that run down to its 400-metre private beach. The resort of Rethymno is 12km away.
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|Creta Royal - Adults Only Hotel in Skaleta, Crete - Adults only hotel|
Creta Royal is built along 400 metres of sandy beach, just 12 km from Rethymnon, Crete. This hotel offers a spacious pool setting with sea views and half-board accommodation. Creta Royal offers free wireless internet access in the public areas of the complex. There are also free private parking facilities. The rooms at Creta Royal have air conditioning and satellite TV. They also have a private balcony with views of the sea, the Cretan mountains or the pool. Guests can sunbathe on one of the many sun beds around the pool or in Creta Royal's tropical gardens. They can also make use of a fitness centre. A sauna and professional massage is available for full relaxation.
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|Elena-Pelagia Villas in Prinos, Skaleta, Crete - Villas with private pool|
Within 500 metres from the sandy Skaleta Beach, Elena-Pelagia is a complex of 2 villas each with a private swimming pool and stone-built BBQ facilities. At 500 metres, you will also find super markets and shops. Elena-Pelagia Villas are spacious and air conditioned, and open out to furnished balconies and patios. They consist of a fully equipped kitchen with dining area, a living room with fireplace, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Other facilities include a flat-screen, satellite TV and safety box. Guests can relax at the sun beds around the pool or have a BBQ and enjoy al fresco dining. Free private parking is also available on site. The town of Rethymno is 15 km away and features many traditional taverns, bars and cafes. The archaeological site of Arkadi is also 15 km away. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property.
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|Villa Zafira, Nea Magnisia, Skaleta, Crete - Villa with private pool|
Located in Magnisia Village of Rethymno, within 800 metres from Scaleta Beach, Villa Zafira offers self-catering accommodation with a private pool and a sauna. It is set amidst olive trees and offers unobstructed views over the Cretan Sea and the surrounding area. Fitted with tiled floors and wrought-iron beds, Zafira villa has a spacious living room with fireplace, and 3 separate, air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, one of which has a spa bath. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a microwave, a stove and a dishwasher. A flat-screen satellite TV, a DVD player, a washing machine and free Wi-Fi are available. Guests can relax at the sun loungers by the pool and enjoy the panoramic view. BBQ facilities are also available on site for al fresco dining. A variety of restaurants and shops can be found within 800 metres from the property. Rethymno Town and Port are 12 km away and Heraklion City is at a distance of 67 km. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is 75 km away. Free on-site parking is possible
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|Astrid Apart Hotel, Stavromenos - Cheap, breakfast, studios & apartments, with swimming pool|
Offering a relaed atmosphere, along with delicious home made cuisine and an outdoor pool, Astrid Apart Hotel in Stavromenos, Crete, is the ideal base for a relaing family holiday. Each of the apartments is equipped with self-catering facilities and a private balcony, with great views of the hotel grounds. Guests can go for a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool, or sunbathe beside it, under the hot Mediterranean sun. Just 300 metres from the Astrid, there is a private beach available for guests to enjoy. Along with a complimentary buffet breakfast, the Astrid Apart Hotel boasts delicious, local cuisine, prepared with home-grown, organic vegetables. Guests can also enjoy a variety of refreshing drinks from the hotel bar.
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|Marinos Beach Hotel - Platanes - at the beach, very good reviews|
Set in a beautifully landscape garden, facing the crystal-clear sea as well as beach, this family-run aparthotel welcomes guests looking to enjoy a relaing, sun-filled holiday on Crete. Offering 50 spacious studios, Marinos Beach impresses with facilities such as the large outdoor pool, separate children's pool and playground. Watch your children have fun while you soak up the sun on one of the loungers on the beach. The restaurant is open all day long and serves, net to a hearty breakfast in the morning, delicious Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner. All meals are prepared with fresh produce, most of which is grown in Marinos own vegetable garden. In the evening, you can treat yourself to a cool drink at the bar while checking your mails for free. Each of the guest units includes a large balcony, perfect for watching the sunset or sparkling lights of nearby towns.
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