AEGEAN PEARL - Official Rating 5 Star - is a one-of-a-kind holiday city resort, is uniquely situated along the beach at the end of the famous Rethymno beach promenade, overlooking the Mediterranean and within walking distance (2,2 km – 1,3 miles) from the heart of the town.
It is just the beach promenade that separates the hotel from the sandy beach. A 5-minute stroll will bring you to local shops, bars, restaurants, taverns and coffee-shops. Crete is the island of surprises and contrasts. High mountains and deep gorges, archaeological sites alongside traditional villages -where life continues in a relaxed and friendly way- clear blue seas bordered by golden sandy beaches. Zeus, the king of Greek gods, was born in a cave on Mount Idi, the highest mountain of the Island. He represented hospitality and his spirit lives on today in the hearts of all Cretan people.
Crete is the largest Greek Island. It covers 8,336-sq. m with 1.100 klm of coastline. It is considered as one of the most prosperous areas in Greece. Its geographical location, climate, diverse natural beauty as well as its unique cultural and historical treasures have favored its development.
Crete is renowned for its breath-taking mountain ranges and long sandy beaches running down to emerald-blue seas. This particular geography allow the existence of a large number of rare flora and fauna species, such as the sea lily along the coastal zones, sea turtles Caretta-Caretta in Rethymno and Eleanor’s Falcon in Lassithi. In the valleys and semi-mountainous areas, one can find more than 100 different varieties of flowers and plants, while in the high mountains and deep Cretan gorges the visitor may encounter interesting flora and fauna including the wild goat Kri-kri, which is found only in Crete.