Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort

Crete - Rethymno Region



The Famous Class suites and villas offer the ultimate in luxury for our most demanding guests. Famous Class is simply like traveling “first class” at a resort hotel. From the designer interiors, private pools and waterfront villas to the personalized services make a Famous Class vacation a one in a million experience. Whether it is a honeymoon, a milestone-wedding anniversary, a special birthday or a getaway, these suites make the occasion unforgettable.



70 km west of Heraklion International Airport, 6 km from Rethymno.



Marked by the "European Blue Flag". Sand and pebble. Log into the sea: sand and pebble. Beach service at an additional cost. Tents on the beach with a fee (free for all villas).



  • Caramel The Restaurant: Show cooking, gourmet buffet with fitness food, Cretan corner with traditional products and local herb teas. Dinner includes a wide selection of cold and warm farm fresh salads, cheese and deserts from hot and cold buffet. Enjoy Mediterranean, vegetarian and international dishes. Open for: Breakfast-Dinner.
  • Gourmet a la carte Restaurant: Enjoy a unique culinary experience at Caramel's gourmet restaurant located near the illuminated confetti pool. Savour the catch of the day and succulent sea food in the al fresco dining area. From authentic Greek lobster spaghetti to mouth-watering Mediterranean selections, Gourmet a la carte Restaurant is the new dining experience in Rethymno. Open for: Dinner a la carte.
  • Panther Piano Bar: Impressive lounges and terraces with stunning pool views provide the perfect setting to relax and enjoy your favourite cocktails, delicious coffees and local herbal teas. When the deep red sun sets into the vast blue of the Cretan Sea, you will witness the most spectacular sunset.
  • Confetti Pool Lounges: Order a drink or light meal from the poolside Brasserie overlooking the Cretan Riviera.  An assortment of delicious Greek and International lunches, snacks, sandwiches, farm fresh salads exclusively with Agreco products served all day long. Special menus for children. Open: All day.

Private Airport Transfers & Chauffeured Services are provided to our travelers with our exclusive Mercedes-Benz black-car vehicles & stylish concierge-drivers. Our Deluxe Business & Leisure Transportation Services in Crete Island are fully personalized to our clients' needs.


Private Customized Tours & Guided Excursions are offered to our travelers who wish to live Greece Authentic Experiences. Our travel experts will assist you in personalizing your dreams!


Lifestyle Concierge Management is available for our travelers who wish to experience their Greek Holidays with comfort, style, and the finest travel services!

Why We like It

Business Travel
Adults Only
Gay Friendly

Property Type

Beachfront Resort Hotels

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This large Open-plan Suite (approx. 35m²) with its handpicked antique & contemporary furniture, unique design and hand-made floor tiles allows you to loosen up in the indoor living area or lounge or chill out on the private covered veranda & the adjacent sun terrace. From its prime elevated location you will enjoy the view over the Cretan Sea. The sleeping area features a king-sized bed. The suite comes with all premium amenities for luxury holidays.


Spacious ground floor Open-plan Junior Suites (approx. 40m²) surrounded by lush Mediterranean gardens. They feature handpicked antique & contemporary furniture, hand-made floor tiles, while the indoor living area allows you to loosen up or chill out at the private covered terrace and private garden. Distinct sleeping area with a king-sized bed and lounge that can double as a sleeping area for one child. Convenient accommodation for young families enjoying beautiful views of the gardens and the amazing pool. The suite comes with all premium amenities for luxury holidays.


The Caramel Junior Suites offer a unique feeling of luxury and comfort. The elegantly decorated entrance lobby leads to a generous dressing and grooming area and the en-suite sun-filled bathroom with his & hers vanity unit. This exclusive type of Caramel accommodation is made up of one elegantly decorated bedroom with sitting area. Junior Suites open out onto a spacious balcony perfect for relaxing day or night (selected suites). Special features include king-sized bed, antique and contemporary designer furniture, handmade tiled floors, tailor-made soft cotton sheets and exclusive “Eau de Grèce” toiletries.


Family Suites are a special class of Caramel accommodation with added comforts for families with children including two separate sleeping areas and two private bathrooms. Leading off the entrance lobby there is a spacious light-filled living room with children’s beds or sofa beds. A private bathroom is accessible from the lobby. The Master Bedroom is separated from the living area by sliding doors. It features a king-sized bed and exclusive decoration, while adults will revel in the luxury of the adjacent ample bathroom, well-stocked with “Eau de Grèce” exclusive toiletries. Large balconies with outdoor furniture and views to mature gardens enhance your stay.


The ultra-stylish Open-Plan Bungalow Suites designed for refined living nestle in the hotel’s multi-coloured gardens. These generous single-spaced suites on the ground floor or 1st floor are built in village bungalow style and provide comfortable and elegant accommodation for families - up to two adults and one child.

They feature open-plan Master Bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite living area that can sleep one child. Exclusive design with hand-made floor tiles and antique and contemporary furniture. Spa-inspired bathroom with ample vanity unit for unique moments of relaxation. Spacious wardrobes enrich the comforts of the suite. Bungalow suites open out onto cozy courtyards (ground floor suites) and spacious fully furnished verandas or terraces, perfect for lounging day or night. Certain 1st floor suites have the added bonus of an open air Jacuzzi.


Generously spaced two-room suites, ideal for families, offer luxury, comfort and versatility. Luxury Bungalow Suites are village bungalow-style accommodation among exotic palm trees and mature Cretan gardens. Uniquely appointed suites offer a living area of approximately 55m² consisting of a master king-bedded room and a lounge with two comfortable single sofa beds that can sleep two children. Both rooms benefit from direct access to the large spa-inspired bathroom and dressing area (selected suites). Shades of white complemented by colourful handmade floor tiles and exclusive furniture, ample wardrobes and floor-to-ceiling glass windows for seamless transitions between indoors & outdoors provide an ideal sense of style and sophistication. The private fully-furnished veranda beckons for romantic breakfast or late night drinks.


Right on a prime stretch of sandy beach with sweeping sea views these spacious and comfortable villas in split-level layout are perfect for a family or couples. Cool design reminiscent of a Mediterranean Beach House, large sea view spaces and exclusive decoration in shades of white and ivory with blue overtones. Ground Floor features an entrance hall that leads to an open-plan living area and master bedroom suite. It consists of a Master king-size Bedroom and a front view lounge that can accommodate one child. Spa-inspired large bathroom and spacious wardrobes for added comfort. Upper Floor of the villa includes a second Master Bedroom Suite with direct views to the Cretan Sea and stylish bathroom. Large fully-furnished balconies and spacious verandas to enjoy al fresco living by the beach.


Magnificent villas in the centre of the hotel estate, just a few steps away from the gorgeous beach, reproduce the traditional Island Maisonettes (some villas have direct access to the beach). Luxurious residence for families or larger parties wishing to spend their vacation in unparalleled luxury. Glamorous interior (125m²), a successful mixture of Mediterranean influences with exclusive handmade furniture and designer fabrics, while traditional building materials combine with the latest conveniences. Ground Floor features an entrance hall, extensive lounges & living area, dining area, master bedroom suite with exclusive design, king-sized bed & spacious spa-inspired bathroom. Upper Floor sleeping quarters with two king-size bedrooms, ample living area, spa-inspired bathrooms and fully-furnished large covered verandas offer endless moments of peace and relaxation.


An impressive beachfront villa designed in village bungalow style offering 165m² of living space on two levels. Located in a convenient, yet private location within the resort it is ideal for larger parties, seeking total exclusivity and luxury. Ground Floor: luxurious lounges, spacious open-plan living and dining areas, while large glass doors and sea view furnished verandas enhance al fresco Mediterranean living. Master Bedroom Suite features king-sized bed, hand-made floor tiles and impressive design opening to a private veranda amongst mature Cretan gardens. Ample walk-in wardrobes and spacious Spa-inspired bathroom complement bespoke accommodation (selected villas). Upper Floortwo top-floor romantic bedroom suites that benefit from individual access to Spa-inspired generous bathroom with double washbasins for added comfort and privacy. King-sized beds cleverly positioned by or against large glass doors enjoy views over the Cretan Sea and Rethymno Town. Spacious sea view verandas with comfortable outdoor lounges ideal for relaxing. Separate third luxurious bedroom suite with direct sea view, unique design and generous bathroom with ample vanity unit.

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