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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Margarites town

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Margarites town

  • 8.5 / 10
  • Αδελιανός Κάμπος

Located in Adelianos Kampos, within 100 metres of Beach Adelianos Kampos and 400 metres of Platanes Beach, Adele Riva provides accommodation with a garden and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a barbecue. The accommodation offers room service, an ATM and organising tours for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a stovetop, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. Adele Riva features certain rooms with city views, and every room comes with a balcony. At the accommodation each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

Rethymno Beach is 2.1 km from Adele Riva, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 6.6 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 75 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 9.6 / 10
  • Angeliana Geropotamou

Located 500 metres from Angeliana village in Rethymno, the agrotourism Dalabelos Estate is a complex of stone-built cottages with free Wi-Fi. Following the local architecture, it is surrounded by a garden and includes a restaurant.

Fitted with traditional furnishing and stone details, all air-conditioned units offer distant views of the Cretan Sea. They have a seating area with a fireplace and a satellite TV. Each cottage provides a kitchenette with a microwave and fridge.

The breakfast is prepared daily with local products including pies, eggs and fruits. The on-site restaurant serves also traditional Cretan dishes.

Guests at Dalabelos can make their own bread or collect grapes from the garden. They can also do horse riding or rent a bike to explore the area.

The property is located 23 km from Rethymno Port and 100 km from Chania International Airport. Free parking is possible within the premises.

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€199

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  • 9.6 / 10
  • Stavromenos

Facing the beachfront, Eleven Boutique Suites offers 4-star accommodation in Stavromenos and has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and restaurant. The property is situated 11 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, 14 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna and 35 km from Psiloritis National Park. The hotel also features free WiFi as well as a paid airport shuttle service.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a microwave, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. Eleven Boutique Suites offers some rooms with city views, and each room includes a kettle. At the accommodation rooms have bed linen and towels.

Guests at Eleven Boutique Suites can enjoy a Full English/Irish breakfast.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Eleven Beach, Sfakaki Beach and Pirgos Beach. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 71 km from Eleven Boutique Suites.

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€78

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  • 9.5 / 10
  • Kapsaliana

Surrounded by the largest olive grove on the island of Crete, Kapsaliana Village is nestling in a peaceful location with superb views of the countryside and the sea.

The carefully renovated Kapsaliana Village Hotel is a beautiful complex of 22 stone buildings of Cretan and Venetian architecture.

Each individual in design unit offers modern amenities. Most feature comforts including fireplace, private terrace, free internet access, satellite TV and minibar.

At the outdoor swimming pool guests can swim, sunbathe and enjoy cool drinks and snacks from the bar. At the Kapsaliana Village Restaurant & Café guests can taste delicious meals or drinks by the fireplace or on the outside terrace.

  • 9.6 / 10
  • Bali

Set on an elevated position in the fishing village of Bali, Blue Bay Lifestyle – ex Bali Blue Bay is a 3-star hotel offering rooms with panoramic Cretan Sea views. It has a rooftop terrace with a swimming pool and a bar.

The air-conditioned rooms at Bali Blue are spacious and have a private balcony. They come with a LED TV, mini fridge and safety box. In the en-suite bathroom, you will find a hairdryer.

The hotel’s bar serves refreshing drinks and cocktails, which you can enjoy at the furnished terrace overlooking the scenic bay. In the village you will also find many seaside taverns serving fresh fish.

The town of Rethymno is 30 km away, while Heraklion City with its port and airport is at 50 km. Free Wi-Fi is available in the common areas and free on-site parking is possible.

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€123

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  • 9.5 / 10
  • 11 Nikeas tsesmes

Situated in Platanes, 800 metres from Platanes Beach, Utopia Luxury Suites features accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. The property is located 1.1 km from Beach Adelianos Kampos, 1.5 km from Rethymno Beach and 6.2 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno. The accommodation provides a hot tub, free WiFi throughout the property and family rooms.

The rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchenette, a dining area, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Utopia Luxury Suites rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 20 km from the accommodation, while Psiloritis National Park is 39 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 75 km from Utopia Luxury Suites.

What to Know Before Visiting Margarites town

Apartments and hotels in Margarites town from Crete Island

Margarites is situated 27 kilometres away from Rethymno. The village is known for its unique pottery tradition, its picturesque alleys, and its well-preserved architecture. Margarites is a perfect destination for those seeking an authentic Cretan experience and a glimpse into the island’s rich history and culture.

The village is located near the ancient town of Eleftherna and has Venetian roots that date back to the sixteenth century. Margarites was once a thriving town in the nineteenth century, known for its centuries-old ceramic tradition that began during the Ottoman period.

Margarites: The Pottery Capital of Western Crete

Today, Margarites is considered the most significant pottery centre in western Crete, attracting visitors worldwide who come to admire the village’s unique pottery creations. It counts 17 workshops – some of them also operate as exhibitions, giving visitors the chance to watch experienced and skilful artificers making all sorts of ceramic items and imitations of ancient Minoan potteries.

Architectural Splendor and Historical Landmarks of Margarites

The captivating architecture of the Margarites village is an undeniable draw for tourists. Constructed from native materials like stone and wood, the edifices exude a distinctive Cretan charm. Winding lanes, archways, and intimate courtyards coalesce to form an idyllic and serene ambience, harking back to a bygone era. A stroll through Margarites is akin to a temporal journey, granting a glimpse into the traditional Cretan lifestyle of yesteryears.

Margarites, besides being known for its pottery, boasts one of Rethymno’s most significant landmarks, the Late Minoan Vaulted Grave. Dating back to 1350 B.C., this exceptional structure is architecturally remarkable, featuring a lengthy downward passage leading to a circular chamber at the heart of the vault. Researchers uncovered the remains of four adults and two children within the grave, indicating that they were members of the upper echelon of society and religious hierarchy. While in Margarites, a visit to the village’s oldest church, Saint Ioannis “Theologos,” is recommended. In the churchyard, there are graves of some Arkadi heroes. The village is full of invigorating energy and breathtaking scenery, and you can indulge in traditional food and drinks while surrendering to the atmosphere.

The Culinary Landscape and Festive Spirit of Margarites

Margarites invites visitors to delight in its local fare, underscored by fresh produce and age-old culinary traditions. The village’s eateries boast an array of gastronomic delights, featuring well-known Greek classics such as moussaka and souvlaki alongside unique regional delicacies. These include pot-cooked snails and lamb paired with stamnagathi, a variety of wild greens indigenous to the area.

Guests are also encouraged to sample the local raki, a potent spirit distilled from the remnants of the wine production process. Its robust flavor offers a taste of the rich cultural heritage that imbues every aspect of life in Margarites.

Margarites is recognized for its annual celebrations that typically occur in the warmer summer months. The most prominent among these is the feast on August 15th, honoring the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. This event features a sacred procession, vibrant performances of traditional music and dances, and, naturally, a feast of mouthwatering local cuisine and wine.

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Best Villas in Margarites town

  • 8.1 / 10
  • Εθνική Οδός Ρεθύμνου Ηρακλείου

Featuring garden views, Seafront Villa Blue Agave offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around less than 1 km from Skaleta Beach. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa with a terrace and sea views features 3 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 3 bathrooms with a walk-in shower. The air-conditioned villa also provides a seating area, washing machine and 3 bathrooms with a hair dryer.

The villa offers a picnic area. A a baby safety gate is also available at Seafront Villa Blue Agave, while guests can also relax in the garden.

Eleven Beach is 1 km from the accommodation, while Sfakaki Beach is 1.3 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 70 km from Seafront Villa Blue Agave.

  • 8.1 / 10
  • Amnatos village

Villa Litinas is situated in Kiriánna, 16 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, 29 km from Psiloritis National Park, and 5.2 km from Arkadi Monastery. The air-conditioned accommodation is 13 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The villa features 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with garden views.

Guests can swim in the outdoor swimming pool, go cycling, or relax in the garden and use the barbecue facilities.

Municipal Garden is 16 km from the villa, while Venetian Harbour is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 73 km from Villa Litinas.

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€313

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  • 8.5 / 10
  • Ancient Eleftherna village

Located in Elefterna, 2.3 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna and 27 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, Villa Nikolaos offers air conditioning. This villa features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa is equipped with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with mountain views.

A car rental service is available at the villa, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Psiloritis National Park is 34 km from Villa Nikolaos, while Arkadi Monastery is 10 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 69 km from the accommodation.

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€166

/night

  • 8.5 / 10
  • Επαρχιακή Οδός Βιράν Επισκοπής-Μονής Αρκαδίου

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Rose Villa with Private Pool is set in Roúpai. This villa is 5.9 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna and 19 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno.

With free WiFi, this 3-bedroom villa offers a flat-screen TV, a washing machine and a kitchen with a dishwasher and oven. Towels and bed linen are featured in the villa.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Psiloritis National Park is 31 km from the villa, while Arkadi Monastery is 6.9 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 70 km from Rose Villa with Private Pool.

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€159

/night

  • 8.3 / 10
  • ΠΡΙΝΟΣ

Evaero Villas I, II, III, IV – an ever-so inviting escape, By ThinkVilla features pool views, free WiFi and free private parking, set in Sfakaki, 14 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna.

The villa provides guests with a terrace, mountain views, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A microwave, a toaster and fridge are also featured, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

Evaero Villas I, II, III, IV – an ever-so inviting escape, By ThinkVilla offers a picnic area.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation, while cycling and walking tours can be enjoyed nearby.

Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 16 km from Evaero Villas I, II, III, IV – an ever-so inviting escape, By ThinkVilla, while Psiloritis National Park is 37 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 70 km from the villa, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 8.6 / 10
  • Achlades Village

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Ayali Villa I, a divine luxury homestay, By ThinkVilla is located in Achlades. This property offers access to a patio, ping-pong, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa with a terrace and mountain views features 4 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 4 bathrooms with a shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in the villa.

The villa offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, snorkelling, cycling and walking tours are possible in the surroundings and Ayali Villa I, a divine luxury homestay, By ThinkVilla can arrange a car rental service.

Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 15 km from the accommodation, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 27 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 58 km from Ayali Villa I, a divine luxury homestay, By ThinkVilla, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€295

/night

Best Apartments in Margarites town

  • 8.4 / 10
  • Επαρχιακή Οδός Περάματος-Πάνορμου

Featuring mountain views, Eva home, 200m from the sea! offers accommodation with a terrace and a coffee machine, around 1.1 km from Panormos Beach. It features a garden, sea views and free WiFithroughout the property.

This apartment comes with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with an oven and a microwave, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a bath. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

A car rental service is available at the apartment, while hiking and walking tours can be enjoyed nearby.

Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 17 km from Eva home, 200m from the sea!, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 22 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 61 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 8.3 / 10
  • Roumeli

Boasting pool views, Villa Dionisia with private pool features accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 2.4 km from Panormos Beach. This property offers a private pool, free WiFi and free private parking.

The apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

Guests can relax in the garden at the property.

Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 14 km from the apartment, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 25 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 60 km from Villa Dionisia with private pool.

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€147

/night

  • 9.3 / 10
  • sfakaki

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a pool with a view, “Peach” – Sea View Maisonette by Sky Hill resorts is set in Pangalochori. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The apartment with a terrace and sea views has 2 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave, and 1 bathroom with an a bath or shower. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Popular points of interest near the apartment include Sfakaki Beach, Eleven Beach and Pirgos Beach. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 71 km from “Peach” – Sea View Maisonette by Sky Hill resorts.

  • 8.4 / 10
  • Panormo Rethimno Creta

Boasting mountain views, Akontio Apartment with Sea View features accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 1.4 km from Panormos Beach. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The apartment with a terrace and sea views has 1 bedroom, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with an oven and a microwave, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Towels and bed linen are offered in the apartment.

Hiking and walking tours can be enjoyed nearby, while a car rental service and a private beach area are also available on site.

Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 17 km from the apartment, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 21 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 61 km from Akontio Apartment with Sea View, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 9 / 10
  • Εθνική Οδός Ρεθύμνου Ηρακλείου

Featuring pool views, New Crete apartment in Stavromenos Coast w/pool offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 700 metres from Skaleta Beach. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The apartment with a terrace and mountain views features 2 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the apartment.

The apartment offers a hot tub. Guests can enjoy the infinity pool and garden at New Crete apartment in Stavromenos Coast w/pool.

Eleven Beach is 1.2 km from the accommodation, while Sfakaki Beach is 1.6 km away. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 69 km from New Crete apartment in Stavromenos Coast w/pool, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€133

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  • 9.2 / 10
  • 165 Λεωφόρος Μάχης Κρήτης

Offering city views, Emorfia’s Apartments is an accommodation located in Platanes, 400 metres from Platanes Beach and less than 1 km from Beach Adelianos Kampos. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The air-conditioned apartment consists of 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchenette with a microwave and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a bath and a hair dryer. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is provided.

Rethymno Beach is 1.1 km from the apartment, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 5.7 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International, 75 km from Emorfia’s Apartments, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Best Holiday homes in Margarites town

  • 8.2 / 10
  • Pigi, Rethymno

Palio Residence is situated in Pigi, 3 km from Sfakaki Beach, 11 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, and 17 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna. It has a garden, garden views and free WiFithroughout the property.

This holiday home features 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with an oven and a microwave, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom fitted with a shower. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

Psiloritis National Park is 35 km from the holiday home, while Municipal Garden is 11 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 75 km from Palio Residence.

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€94

/night

  • 8 / 10
  • Panormos

Situated in Panormos Rethymno, 1.1 km from Panormos Beach and 17 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna, Fortuna Suite offers air conditioning. It features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, pool views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The holiday home with a terrace and sea views has 2 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 2 bathrooms with a shower. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

A bicycle rental service is available at the holiday home, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 22 km from Fortuna Suite, while Psiloritis National Park is 45 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 61 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€155

/night

  • 8.3 / 10
  • Εθνική Οδός Ρεθύμνου Ηρακλείου

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, sea view and a terrace, Casa Calma Estate is set in Panormos Rethymno. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony.

The holiday home is fitted with 4 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with streaming services and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, an oven, a washing machine, a microwave and a toaster. Towels and bed linen are offered in the holiday home.

A car rental service is available at the holiday home.

Panormos Beach is 200 metres from Casa Calma Estate, while Museum of Ancient Eleftherna is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International, 61 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€428

/night

  • 8.2 / 10
  • Ρουπες-Επαρχιακή Οδός Βιράν Επισκοπής-Μονής Αρκαδίου

Boasting pool views, Roupes Stone House features accommodation with a balcony and a coffee machine, around 5.7 km from Museum of Ancient Eleftherna. This holiday home features a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The holiday home with a terrace and mountain views has 4 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 2 bathrooms with a walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home.

Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 20 km from the holiday home, while Psiloritis National Park is 31 km from the property. The nearest airport is Heraklion International Airport, 70 km from Roupes Stone House.