The modern Grand Leoniki Residence by grecotel provides self-contained, family-friendly accommodation, making it a great choice for self-catering. The hotel has several sparkling pools, a tennis court, beauty spa and is conveniently located close to a long, sandy beach.

The hotel is situated along the beautiful North coast of Crete, a short drive from the Old Town of Rethymnon – with its cafes, shops, museums and vibrant nightlife. Visit the nearby Fortezza castle, just four miles from the hotel. Or the unique Eleutherna Archaeological Museum, short drive from Rethymnon and 12 and a half miles from the hotel.

Choose between sleek open plan studios, spacious apartments and maisonettes in a bungalow style. Your accommodation features a private balcony or terrace and a fully equipped kitchen, with a microwave and toaster for self-catering. Cots are available on request.

Accommodation details


Machis Kritis 197
Platanias - Rethymno 74100

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 14:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


3.0 mi / 4.8 km from city centre

Room types and facilities

1 Bed Apartment Garden View

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) and single(s) or sofa bed  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

1 Bed Suite Maisonette Garden View

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) and single(s) or sofa bed  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

Two Bedroom Apartment Garden View

Sleeps 6, Bed Type: Single(s) and sofa bed  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Separate Bath, Private bathroom, Separate Shower, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

Studio Garden View

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: Double(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Bathtub/shower combination, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

Grand Studio Garden View

Sleeps 4, Bed Type: Double(s) or single(s)  Refrigerator, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Television

General facilities

  • Spa
  • Coffee shop
  • Concierge desk
  • Exercise gym
  • Off-Site parking
  • Internet services
  • Tennis court
  • Ironing board
  • 1 Restaurant
  • 4 Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • 1 Children's pool
  • 1 Lounges/bars
  • Pool Bar
  • Room service
  • Massage services
  • Indoor pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators

Other facilities

Head down to Rethymno’s stunning stretch of sand just 300 meters away or back at the resort, lounge on a sunbed. Take a dip in one of the hotels three outdoor freshwater pools. You’ll also find two outdoor freshwater pools for children’s and one Indoor pool. Enjoy complimentary use of the convenient changing cabins, showers, beach towels and parasols. Unwind at the spa with the use of its two private massage rooms, indoor pool and Jacuzzi.

Keep active with a game on the squash court or with a session in the resort’s fitness room, complete with a range of cardio fitness equipment.

Dining information

In the restaurant, try local Cretan dishes and Mediterranean specialities and show cooking. There are weekly theme evenings. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner on a buffet basis here. Sip a refreshing juice or smoothie while you relax on the board terrace at the Pool Bar. Or indulge in a sundowner before dinner. The Agreco Farm is an award-winning organic farm near Rethymnon on a hill a short drive from the hotel with vineyards and olive trees overlooking the sea. Enjoy a culinary experience, tasting diverse seasonal dishes based on the fruits of the land and the legendary nutritional Cretan cuisine are available. Two Sundays each month, guests can enjoy a ‘hands on’ experience by helping with seasonal work on the farm - from shearing the sheep & goats, harvesting the wheat, treading the grapes, making raki, collecting the olives and making olive oil.

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