Exquisite beachfront views and a breathtaking ambience intertwine to give you an enthralling experience at the Thalassa Boutique Hotel

The Thalassa boutique hotel is nestled in the centre of Rethymno city, Greece. It is a place built on the foundation of rich history that spans over 150 years. Formerly the summer house of a local Turkish official, it has undergone renovations to reveal a tranquil haven where you can immerse yourself in engaging activities. Inside, the lounge introduces quaint furnishings backed by a natural stone architecture that welcomes you with warm earthy tones and a magnificent ocean view.

Relax in one of the stylish suites and fall asleep to the sound of the receding waves. To start your mornings, enjoy a unique dining experience on the beachfront at the 7 Thalasses Restaurant. Indulge in a variety of fresh seafood dishes from a menu that boasts of traditional Mediterranean cuisine and international meals, all topped off with a wine collection that is sure to tantalize your gastronomical senses.

Stroll to the private beach and settle into a comfy sun bed while enjoying all the sights and sounds of nature. If you are unsure of the tourist attractions to visit, the staff are readily available with helpful suggestions. Next, explore the city by taking a taxi to the old town and get to know the exciting Cretan culture that surrounds the Thalassa Boutique Hotel. After a busy day, take a relaxing soak in the outdoor heated swimming pool or unwind at the Euphoria Health Spa with an alleviating Hamman massage.

12 Rooms
  • Savouring decadent red wine from 7 Thalasses Restaurant while enjoying the view of the private beach
  • Rejuvenating mind and body with facial and holistic treatments
  • Indulging the palate with fresh seafood dishes
  • Having a relaxing warm soak in the heated 2-seater jacuzzi
  • Going on a lazy walk along the private beach and resting after on the comfortable sun beds

Rooms Overview

The Thalassa Boutique Hotel unveils pleasant surprises in each section, offering a wholesome experience. Each room has unique details, but they collectively contain artfully designed architecture with earthy hues ingrained across the walls. Also present are elegant furniture pieces that blend harmoniously with the intimate décor of the rooms.

Sea view suite

2-3 guests Kitchenette Private terrace View into the sea

This suite provides an aura of serenity. It features air-conditioned rooms that have a 3-layered bed system for maximum comfort. Relax in the spacious sitting area and enjoy the view from the sea on your private terrace.
Then take luxurious baths in the elegant tub beside your bed. Sip from delicious drinks in the mini bar and enfold yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of a classically designed suite.

Superior sea view suite

2 guests Private terrace View into the sea

The name of this suite shows what to expect. It comes with a beautiful sea view while you lounge on your private terrace. Specifically designed for your pleasure, the room is fully air-conditioned and has ample space for all your various needs.
The view of the sea from the terrace becomes even more intense during sunset and nighttime. You can watch the clouds turn the pretty shades of deep blue interspersed with splashes of orange and pink.

Executive sea view suite

3 guests Private terrace View into the sea

From the cute bathtub in the bedroom and colourful, sturdy furniture in the sitting area together with the privacy you enjoy when taking in the breathtaking scenery from the terrace.
This suite offers a needed respite from life’s usual hustle and bustle. To add to the entertainment options, you can watch movies and stream relaxing music courtesy of the Cable TV and stable WiFi.

Side sea view suite

3 guests Accessible by stairs Kitchenette

Awaken your tastebuds with a steamy cup of coffee using the coffeemaker. Then use the monochrome furniture and study table as a workspace for light work or to write down the plans for each day’s adventures.
After that, you can rest on your swing chair and enjoy the view of the sea from the side windows. The suite envelopes you with its peaceful surroundings.

Services and facilities

Adults only
Air conditioning
Laundry Service
Non smoking rooms
Public beach
Wellness services
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Taste the flavors


Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the 7 Thalasses Restaurant, which is located in the hotel. Their offerings include fresh seasonal salads that contain a generous helping of avocado, aromatic croutons from Agio Oros bread and green apples. Additional mouthwatering meals to tempt your tastebuds are available on the menu.

Traditional Mediterranean Cuisine and a Lavish Wine Selection

A dining experience by the beachfront is a major high point of the 7 Thalasses Restaurant. They also offer tasty lunches and dinners prepared with freshly sourced ingredients. Among the selections are savoury anchovies, sweet and sour panko shrimps, steamed mussels, varieties of fish soups, steaks, sushi, and hot spring rolls.

Round off with a satisfying dessert such as a warm chocolate souffle or a filing lemon pie. Then, there are options to refresh your tastebuds with sparkling water or the vast selection of flavourful wines. At the restaurant, you can enjoy all these and an excellent view of the ocean.

About sustainability


Thyme, the treasured herb, indicates that the property follows local legislation with regard to the environment and has implemented a few eco-friendly common practices.

  • The Thalassa hotel is devoted to supporting eco-friendly practices such as the use of natural beddings by Cocomat.
  • The restaurant in the hotel features a menu that relies heavily on freshly sourced seafood from the local community to make up the traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
  • This boutique hotel has implemented solar water heaters and energy-efficient door windows, which would help boost existing eco practices.
  • Furthermore, the location encourages guests to explore the city and engage with local artisans and tourist guides.

Explore the location

Situated next to the Venetian port, Rethymno city houses many gems, including the Thalassa Boutique Hotel. You can explore the city by boarding a taxi from the hotel to the old town to visit different tourist locations. It usually takes between 10 to 15 minutes to get there, even lesser when there’s no traffic.

Explore Crete like a local!

Find religion or just plain history at the Monastery of Arkadi or visit Preveli beach and take a walk by the calm, moving waters. To gain insight into a deeper knowledge of the city, make friends with the locals and discover other exciting spots.

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