Aquila Porto Rethymno  

A near-beachfront setting and a gourmet restaurant are just a couple of the draws at the Aquila Porto Rethymno.

This place has a great postcode. It’s just across the road from a sandy beach, and less than a 10-minute walk from Rethymnon’s lively town centre.

The bedrooms are housed in a modern, U-shaped building. Each room type is bespoke – some have mauve colour schemes with stripy wallpaper, while others feature floral themes.

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  • 6Floors
  • 200Rooms
  • 2Lifts


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Wine Offer

Free bottle of wine and mineral water for all guests on arrival, plus sparkling wine on arrival for honeymooners.

Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks
All Inclusive

Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Local and some international alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks 10.00-24.00.Tea and coffee 16.00-18.00, and selected minibar drinks.  Snacks 10.30-12.00 and 14.30-16.00. Cakes 16.00-18.00 and ice-cream.

Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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2 outdoor pools

Relax on a sunbed around one of the 2 lagoon style pools, with parasols for a bit of shade when needed.

Piazzo di porto à la carte restaurant*

Lunch and dinner are served at Piazza di Porto. If you're staying Half Board you can choose to swap dinner for lunch here.

Wellness centre

With cardio equipment to use and spot lights in the ceiling allowing a lot of light. There's a whirlpool at the end of the room.

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twin room with balcony

This light and airy twin room is an ideal base for exploring the local area. There’s room for up to 3, with an extra bed in the bedroom. You’ll find a balcony for that added bit of space outside. And there’s a minibar and Wi-Fi access.

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The BEST !!

We spent the summerholiday at this wonderful hotel, for the fifth year in a row. Once again everything perfect ! People in the reception frendly upon arrival, nice clean room with a selection of fruit waiting for us. Friendly warmhearted staff all over. Breakfast excellent with a wide selection of food ; people welcoming you and showing you to the table etc. Service / atmosphere at the outdoor cafe (Anatolitiko ) marvellous - and this time a special thank to the captain and staff at the fantastic restaurant "Piazza di Porto" . Must be, without doubt , the best place to eat in the whole of Rethymno. Really a place where service / food is in focus- and the treatment is outstanding. This year the spa services were also well used , and a special thanks to the therapist; Anastasia who gave me and my back /shoulder /arms the threatment of a lifetime.What a wonderful , warm ,wellskilled person. The Beach with free sunbeds and towels clean as always. Hotel located perfect just a small walk from the nice old town of Rethymno For sure we will be back next year :)More

MortenK63, 226937

5star staff and service

Stejně jako mnoho lidí přede mnou chci říci, že tento hotel je skvělý v mnoha ohledech, strávili jsme v něm 15 dní. Má skvělou polohu na pobřežní promenádě nedaleko přístavu v Rethymnu, pláž je překrásná, jídlo je skvělé od snídaně přes oběd a večeři. Co je však neuvěřitelné jsou lidé, kteří pracují v hotelu a hlavně díky tomu je hotel 5-hvězdičkový, rádi bychom proto poděkovali Dimitře, Gianně, Anastasii, Marii a Giannisovi v baru, Stavrosovi, Michalisovi, Milosovi, Giannisovi a Gianně v restauraci, Nikosovi u baru s masem a překrásné Afroditě za jejich skvělý servis a laskavost! As many people before me, I would like to say only the best about the hotel, we spent 15 great days. The hotel has perfect location on the beach promenade of Rethymno, the beach is beautiful, the food was really great - breakfast, lunch, dinner and the hotel has very high standard in many ways. But what was beyond our expectations is the staff and people working really hard there with smile. We would like to say thank you to Dimitra, Gianna, Anastasia, Maria and last but not least Giannis in the bar, Stavros, Michalis, Milos, Giannis and Gianna in the main restaurant, Nikos at the meat bar and beautiful Afroditi for their great service and kindness!More

olieve2016, 274706

Worthy of 5 stars

We were a family of 4 with two adult children (19/23) on a chartertravel with Apollo. The hotel had the perfect location: beachfront, restaurants and bars around, 4 minute walk to the center and/or Old Town but at the same time quite and relaxing (eventhough we were located in the first floor closest to the road). The breakfast is excellent (one of the best I've had), the staff is friendly (but are good at adapting their friendliness to your preference, some like to keep it professional and others like to belive that the staff is their best friend), the cleaning is good and the hotel is in good condition and lookes like a 5 star hotel. The pools are excellent (but arrive early for a deckchair), the beach area is free with towels from your room with pleasant staffing and outdoor activities like volleyball and bocca arranged by the staff. The gym is like every other hotel gym, low weighs, old machines and few machines. Could definitely use an upgrade. We did not try the spa. All in all, a five star hotel and a five star experience! More


Nice break

We stayed at the Aquila for a week in June. The food was lovely with a wide selection for both breakfast and evening meal. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. We arrived late on our arrival day and we're give a lunch voucher as we had missed our evening meal. We were also give an evening meal on our last day as we didn't check out till late. The hotel was in a good location and was very close to the beach. There were a few down sides to our stay. The hotel was obviously undergoing some minor maintaince work and while we were out in the day as well as when we were in the room. Work men came in to fit new lights, on a different day a new cupboard and on a different day change the table. The workmen did clean up after themselves but we weren't really impressed with this part. The shower wasn't up to much either. Putting those things aside, the hotel was clean and welcoming and we would consider going back there again. More

Kashew888, 504214

Above expectations

I was little apprehensive prior to arrival, normally I would go on 5* all inclusive holidays and this was my first time going half board. I have to say I pleasantly surprised by the excellent standard of the hotel in all areas. Firstly I would have to point out that I don't think the pictures in the brochure quite do this hotel justice, it is far more pleasant on the eye than I believe the brochures display. The food throughout was to a very high standard with a vast array of choice. The staff for the entirety of our stay were excellent and friendly, courteous throughout and couldn't do more to help us. My only criticism would be there is a slight lack of sunbeds around the pool areas due to space however, there is plenty of space on thee lovely beach area the hotel has. Unfortunately do to rough seas we were unable to go into the sea for 3 consecutive days which really highlighted the lack of space around the pool areas.More

Lewis O,

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Rated: 4.5 /5 based on 863 customer reviews
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