Grecotel Lux.Me White Palace
Greece, Crete, Rethymnon, Pigianos Kampos
Address: [Rethymnon P.O. Box 27, GR 74100, Rethymnon, Crete]
Type: [Hotel Bungalows] [SPA Resorts] [Beach Resorts] [Hotel - Suites - Villas] [Beach Resorts - SPA] [Beach Hotels]
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Rethymnon, the third largest town on Crete, is an intriguing mixture of old-world charm and lively Cretan life. The vivacious atmosphere of the old town is just the place for a stroll on long summer evenings. The different ears and influences on the town can be seen in the unusual architecture and buildings.
Built along the beach coastline on the Cretan Riviera near Rethymno on a beautiful, sandy beach. Accessible by airplane by 2 international airports: “Nikos Kazantzakis” Heraklion Airport and “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” Chania Airport. Also accessible by ferry
ROOM SIZE: 27m²
These comfortable Mediterranean-style rooms draw upon the soft hues of sand and sea with custom designed furniture and designer fabrics in a tasteful contemporary style. Aqua-coloured mosaic side-tables and consoles, emerald-green and apricot touches punctuate the cool white interior. These guestrooms feature a king size bed or twin beds, an additional comfortable sofa bed and en-suite bathroom. They offer beautiful views of the legendary Cretan landscape and the resort’s gardens.
ROOM SIZE: 27m², Covered balcony 8m²
Completely updated and ideally located elegant guestrooms boast amazing views of the Cretan Sea. Open plan master bedroom with a king size bed and brand new mood-evoking décor featuring custom designed furnishings with aqua colored mosaic side tables and consoles. A daybed is set next to the large glass doors - ideal for reading or just daydreaming. The stylish decoration and fabrics in varying shades of ivory, cream and turquoise provide an ideal holiday retreat. They feature a private bathroom, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea and spacious fully furnished covered balcony with panoramic views.
SUPERIOR GUESTROOM SEA VIEW
ROOM SIZE: 33m², Covered balcony 8m²
A completely updated spacious and ideally located guestroom that boasts amazing views of the Cretan Sea. Open-plan Master Bedroom with a king-size bed and brand new mood-evoking décor featuring custom designed furnishings including aqua mosaic side tables and consoles with sleek metallic surfaces. The stylish decoration and matching fabrics in shades of ivory, cream and turquoise provide a lavish holiday retreat. They feature a private bathroom and separate walk-in shower with direct sea view, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea and spacious fully furnished covered balcony with panoramic views for endless relaxation.
LUXURY GUESTROOM SEA VIEW
ROOM SIZE: 40m², 2 Covered balconies total 16m²
Spacious new guestrooms with stunning sea views that capture the beauty and essence of the White Palace. Ideal for young families the spacious Luxury Sea View Guestrooms draw upon the soft hues of sea and sand with custom furnishings featuring aqua mosaics and contrasting fabrics in varying shades of blue. Open plan master bedroom with king size bed and en suite living area featuring a comfortable sofa that can be converted to a child’s bed. Private bathroom provides bath and spacious vanity unit. Amazing walk-in shower with breathtaking sea views and ample dressing area enrich the comforts of the guestroom. They have floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and an oversized covered balcony with comfortable outdoor furniture overlooking the breathtaking Cretan Sea.
PRESTIGE BUNGALOW SEA VIEW
ROOM SIZE: 35m², Outdoor: 25-30m²
The stylish decoration and fabrics in varying shades of ivory, cream and turquoise with sky blue accents provide a lavish holiday retreat. Separated by sliding panels the sea front living area features a dreamy large sofa bed, while floor-to-ceiling large glass doors offer seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor summer living by the beach.
PRESTIGE SEA VIEW BUNGALOW SHARING POOL
ROOM SIZE: 35m²
Time for a dip in the pool? Book a Prestige Sea View Bungalow and you can simply step off you own private sun terrace into the water, since these updated cosy guestrooms boast zero access to the resort’s Exclusive Pool. Master bedroom with private bathroom and king size bed; brand new mood-evoking décor featuring custom designed furnishings including aqua coloured mosaic tiled side tables and consoles.
The stylish decoration and matching fabrics in varying shades of ivory, cream and turquoise with sea & sky blue accents provide a lavish holiday retreat. Separated by sliding panels the sea front living area features a dreamy sofa bed, while floor-to-ceiling large glass panels offer seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor summer living by the beach.
ROOM SIZE: 37m²
ROOM SIZE: 55m²
New Family Apartments are a special class of accommodation, with added comforts for families traveling with children or group of guests, as they offer separate sleeping areas, two bathrooms and newly renovated interiors. Leading off a small lobby is the spacious living room featuring handpicked wooden furniture and fabrics in bright summer colours.
This spacious room opens to a private balcony and serves as a relaxing lounge or a second bedroom with en suite private bathroom. Separate master bedroom with king size bed, aqua mosaic console and hand-carved furniture with designer fabrics in ivory hues with lime and blue overtones. Private bathroom and furnished balcony surrounded by mature multi-coloured gardens offers unique moments of relaxation.
A Family Apartment combined with a double guestroom through connecting doors form the Family Connecting Combo accommodating a total of 4 adults + 4 children.
JUNIOR FAMILY SUITE SEA VIEW
ROOM SIZE: 40m², Covered balcony 8m²
Brand new guestrooms with stunning sea views that capture the beauty and essence of the White Palace, Grecotel's newly updated chic beachfront retreat. Ideal for young families these spacious Junior Suites are decorated in shades of ivory and blue. Sleek metallic surfaces catch the reflections from a rainbow of hues, bathing these unique suites in rays of coloured light during the amazing Cretan sunset.
Open-plan master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite living area featuring two comfortable sofa beds ideal for two children. Private bathroom en suite, amazing walk in shower with breathtaking sea views and ample dressing area enrich the comforts of the family suite. These unique suites have floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and spacious fully furnished covered balcony overlooking the legendary Cretan Sea.
WHITE FAMILY SUITE SEA VIEW
ROOM SIZE: 50m², 2 Covered balconies - total outdoor: 16m²
Ideal for families, these well-appointed Suites with front sea views offer luxury, comfort and versatility. Each Suite provides generously sized interiors with stylish décor featuring aqua-coloured mosaics and contrasting fabrics in shades of blue, turquoise and sand with pearl accents.
The beautifully appointed living area facing the seafront includes two comfortable sofa beds and doubles as a sleeping room for two children. En-suite private bathroom. Separated by a sliding door the sea view master bedroom features a king-size bed, walk-in shower facing the sea and ample dressing space.
Large glass panels offer seamless transitions between indoors and outdoors to enhance your stay. These unique suites feature two spacious balconies with bird-eye views over the Cretan Sea and relaxing furniture for endless rejuvenation.
ROOM SIZE: 75m², 2 Covered balconies - total outdoor 16m²
The magnificently elegant and well-appointed Grand Family Suites are specially designed for families or friends that want to share unique moments, while enjoying privacy and comfort. Each suite provides generous interiors with stylish décor featuring aqua-coloured mosaic consoles and hand-carved furniture with contrasting fabrics in shades of blue, lime and turquoise.
The beautifully appointed spacious living area facing the seafront includes a lounge with two sofa beds that can be used as a children's bedroom. En suite private bathroom. Separate sea view master bedroom features a king-size bed, walk-in shower facing the sea and ample dressing space. A spacious corridor off the lounge area leads to a contemporary style boudoir featuring a spacious walk-in wardrobe and shower cabin just before entering the second sea view master bedroom.
Large glass panels offer seamless transitions between indoors and outdoors to enhance your stay. The suites feature two spacious balconies with bird-eye views over the Cretan Sea and relaxing furniture for endless rejuvenation.
PETIT ‘YALI’ SHARING POOL
ROOM SIZE: 40m², Outdoor landscaped garden ranging 25-30m²
Prime Seafront location designed to offer guests the supreme comforts of a lavish holiday retreat. Ideal exclusive hideaway for couples celebrating a marriage or an anniversary Petit Yali accommodation is airy and elegantly casual with lavish touches, handpicked wooden furniture and rich colours in varying shades of ivory, cream and turquoise with lime and yellow accents that complement the styling.
Master bedroom with a king size bed and en suite lounges decorated in contemporary style.
Well-appointed seafront living area separated by sliding panels featuring a dreamy comfortable sofa which doubles as a sleeping area ideal for children. En suite private bathroom. Large glass panels for seamless transitions between indoors and outdoors.
A hotspot for lovers or families sharing special moments by the beach and the quiet calm of the Yali Exclusive Pool, beautiful living awaits.
LUXE ‘YALI’ SHARING POOL
ROOM SIZE: 54m², Outdoor landscaped garden up to 40m²
No need to walk back to your room after a dip in the pool - paddle the entire way back to your own sun terrace with our unique Luxe Yali Suites. Well-appointed with exquisite custom designed furnishings and matching fabrics in varying shades of ivory, cream and turquoise. Hand-carved white woodwork and sleek metallic surfaces enhance the suite's airiness.
Master bedroom suite with spa inspired private bathroom and separate walk-in shower facing the sea. Sea view living area with walk-in wardrobes and comfortable lounges that can accommodate two children.
Oversized patio with comfy loungers providing awe-inspiring views over the Cretan Sea. Romance personified! Imagine walking directly from your room into a crystalline infinity pool-your Luxe Yali Suite is truly where love lives.
VILLA GRAND LUXE ‘YALI’ PRIVATE POOL
ROOM SIZE: Living space 100-120m² including interior 60m², Covered Terrace, Private heated pool up to 20 m² & Sundeck
A truly sublime retreat, these stunning open plan suites dazzle with refreshing allure, while from the bed to the bathtub every view is open to the outdoors. With comfort, beauty, and convenience at the forefront, including access to a private pool with sunken beds (certain villas) just steps away from the accented ivory-coloured bedroom suite, opulence is within reach at every turn.
The master bedroom suite features a king size bed. Comfort is distinctly represented in every detail: from hand carved furniture to white side tables, consoles and matching fabrics with light blue and lemon touches. Special features include private spa-inspired bathroom stocked with Eau de Grèce signature bath amenities. It features two washbasins with ample vanity unit, separate shower cabin and Jacuzzi bathtub with inset phototherapy enjoying direct sea views.
Complete with an expansive direct sea view living room that can accommodate two children, separate walk-in ample wardrobes, the Yali Grand Luxe Villas are among the resort’s most popular. And to enhance the villa's airiness the woodwork is painted white, while sleek metallic surfaces catch the reflections from a rainbow of hues, bathing the rooms in rays of coloured light during the amazing Cretan sunset.
Glass doors can be folded to the side incorporating the waterfront veranda to create an amazing open plan oversized living space. A private sun terrace and pool deck with outdoor shower offer panoramic views of the Cretan Sea. Comfortable furnishing including lavish loungers enhance entertainment beside the private heated pool.
“YALI” ULTIMATE VILLAS COLLECTION
ROOM SIZE: 85m², Outdoor veranda & landscaped garden up to 60m², Private heated pool up to 20m²
Enter a marvelous sleeping and living area with open-plan design featuring a king size bed placed next to the floor-to-ceiling door and comfortable lounges facing outdoors that can accommodate two children. Stylishly cool environment with hand carved custom-made furniture, white-colored side tables, consoles and matching fabrics with light blue and lemon touches. It features panoramic sea views, while glass doors can be folded to the side incorporating the waterfront veranda to create an amazing open-plan oversized suite. Separate WC stocked with Eau de Grèce signature bath amenities and ample wardrobes.
The extravagant master bedroom suite features a lavish bedroom, spa-inspired bathroom featuring an imposing standing bathtub, two washbasins with ample vanity unit, separate shower cabin and ample walk-in wardrobes. Eau de Grèce signature bath amenities to enhance your relaxation. The oversized bed (2.00mX2.10m) is set against a theatrical backdrop of wooden details with a distinct vintage design and offers amazing direct views over the infinity pool and the Cretan Sea.
Exceptional outdoors: generous spaced private terrace with infinity pool offers the perfect setting for relaxed summer entertaining. A horizon swimming pool merges with the azure seascape and overlooks Rethymno Riviera. Outdoor shower, large umbrellas and stylish comfy loungers.
Facilities & Services
Fine dining overlooking the Cretan Riviera and a menu with international flair.
INTERNATIONAL BUFFET RESTAURANT
Elegant restaurant with stunning views over Rethymno Old Town and the Cretan Sea. Offering superior all-day dining with international appeal, White Palace features traditional Greek and Cretan dishes and extends to the rest of the world. Culinary options range from Mediterranean dishes of delectable quality to a menu of global scale. Guests will appreciate the opportunity to dine al fresco on the wide terrace overlooking the pool and the infinite sea. Guests can enjoy generous buffet-style breakfast - including Cretan Corner, healthy and vegetarian options and an extensive international buffet with Mediterranean overtones for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don't miss specialty dishes on themed evenings. Tasty Corner Kids free dining and children's menu are also available.
OPERATING HOURS (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
WHITE THE CLUB RESTAURANT
It’s all about the whites of Greece with a view to the blue hues of the sea. Named after color white, the restaurant ideally located at the lobby level offers a selection of menus degustation celebrating beloved world cuisines enjoyed on a magnificent sea-blue terrace. Fine seafood and a taste of the Mediterranean are served at an incredible location which stirs the emotions. Choose between ‘White Tasting’, ‘Degustazione Bianco’ and ‘Degustation Blanc’—three unique gastronomy concepts created around seasonal ingredients and infused with ethnic overtones. Highlight: Panoramic sunset of the island: the sun dives into the Cretan Sea, home of the island’s mythical background.
URBAN THAI A LA CARTE RESTAURANT & BAR
Savour the taste of Thailand in a brand new venue that captures the essence of this exotic culinary passion for dining in a restaurant of animated activity, sizzling spirit, and aromatic overdrive. Try Budoo’s a la carte menu, developed to include the very best of Thai delicacies. Thai cocktails and fine wines from the White Palace Cava complement a contemporary approach to exotic palatable delights.
OPERATING HOURS (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
FIGO DI INDIA
ITALIAN A LA CARTE RESTAURANT & BAR
Figo Di India defines Italian lounging. With a refined atmosphere and an exquisite a la carte menu of authentic Italian cuisine, this unique All-day Pool Bar Restaurant is lounging at its finest. After sunset, Figo Di India evolves into a relaxed, laid back venue. Enjoy delicious Italian flavours in the al fresco dining area and live entertainment or allow relaxing music to soothe your mind. Relax with your favourite espresso or try the unique masticha drink in this lively heart of the resort-a place to meet and enjoy the spirit of the White Palace from a seat of luxury.
OPERATING HOURS (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
GREEK A LA CARTE
Beach Club Yalos – Hippie Blu & White Lifestyle. Here, the food is authentic and delicious, and the service is impeccable but relaxed. If barefoot summer beach under the stars or the Cretan sun dining is your dream, Yalos Beach Dining Service makes it come true. Let the moment dictate the mood as nature stops the clock with a gentle sea breeze. Savour imaginative cuisine with your loved ones as you dine overlooking the Cretan Sea while nature stages its sunset theatre. Operating Hours (reservations required): Lunch: 12:30-17:00, Dinner: 19:00-23.00
TAKE-AWAY STREET FOOD
Unwind and relax at the Yalos, where you can soak up the sun at this casual seaside venue while enjoying scrumptious light fare. Choose from an a la carte menu offering tempting pizzas, delicious sandwiches, traditional souvlaki and hamburgers with a twist, all prepared with the freshest ingredients. Serves lunch and tempting snacks. Ideal for an a la carte light meal with traditional Greek, Italian, and Mex overtones. Take away Snacks & Light Lunch: 13.00-17.00. High Season
Whether you are on the waterfront, beneath the glorious Cretan sun, or on the stunning terrace with your partner or a group of friends, our excellent service and endless choice of juices, coffees, refreshments, cocktails, and signature drinks are at your complete disposal. Operating Hours: 10.30 – 19.00
SUNSET LOUNGE BAR, ECLECTIC BAR WITH STUNNING VIEWS
Sunrise and Sunset at the White Palace. A dazzling cosmopolitan bar that exudes the charm and luxury of the resort. Sunset Lounge Bar surveys a view of spectacular scenery along the Rethymno Riviera and the famous Cretan sunset. Sit beneath the elegant dome or step outside to simply soak up the atmosphere at the elevated seafront terrace whilst enjoying a wide choice of snacks, cocktails, and selected beverages like traditional Cretan sarantadendri ‘forty herbs’. A unique spot where you can drink in the view. Operating Hours: 10.30 – 01.00
THE WHITE PALACE, WINE BAR
The White Palace is synonymous with refined good taste, where fine wines are served in a seafront ambience with to-die-for views. Order wine by the glass or bottle, while sampling succulent bar snacks. Operating Hours: 20.00-23.00. Selected Days
CREPERIE - GELATERIA
Need a pick-me-up after a dive? Treat yourself to a warm crepe filled with your favourite cream flavour or enjoy gelato, pastries, and grrrreat espressos. Delizioso! Crepes & Gelatos: 15.00-17.00. High Season
Enjoy hearty and simple favourites, like scrumptious sandwiches, sumptuous baguettes, tempting hamburgers and tortillas, all prepared with the freshest ingredients from an a la carte menu. Snacks & Light Lunch: 10.30-17.00. High Season
A summer fantasy serving up an eclectic mix of the most delicious drinks, including magnificent rums imported all the way from the Caribbean and the exotic islands of Barbados, Martinique, and Haiti. Tuck into some amazing snacks at this exclusive bar now serving your next adventure in a drink. Operating Hours: 13.00–16.00. High Season
A new bar for the White Palace embraces well-being on every level. The ultimate complement to a healthy lifestyle, the drinks menu includes a wide selection of fruit juices, cocktails, and energy drinks to refuel and refresh your body under the Cretan summer sun. Operating Hours: 13.00–16.00. High Season