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Grecotel Marine Palace and Aqua Park
Grecotel Marine Palace and Aqua Park
Europe / Greece / Crete / Rethymnon / Panormo
Type: Villa/s Suites Bungalows Boutique SPA Beach Resort Palace Golf
Chain: Grecotel
Address: 740 57 Πάνορμο, Ρέθυμνο, Κρήτη
Facilities: Mini GolfJacuzziMassageHammamBeach in the ProximityGardenVolleyballBilliards RoomGarageSitting AreaPlay AreaTelephoneTelevisionPrivate GymBathrobes & SlippersSharing PoolSatellite TVLarge screen Satellite TVMini BarSafe BoxAir-conditioningLaundry & Dry CleaningMedical ServicesShoppingHealth / Beauty CareSpa / ThalassoEntertainment / AnimationBabysittingChild CareCar ParkingBarCafeteria / Snack BarInternet Access24 H Room ServiceRestaurantsSwimming PoolFitness RoomSportsMeeting RoomsNo Smoking RoomsArcheryDiving CentreConferenceSaunaTennis CourtBusiness Centre / ServicesGolfAll InclusiveWater SportsChildren Activities


Open: April - October... If island-style village holidays are your dream, the Grecotel Club Marine Palace offers the best of both worlds with a world-class resort next to the idyllic traditional fishing village of Panormo.

General Information

If island-style village holidays are your dream, the Grecotel Club Marine Palace offers the best of both worlds with a world-class resort next to the idyllic traditional fishing village of Panormo. Whilst this all-inclusive hotel offers you the best in Greek hospitality and service, the location gives a taste of authentic Cretan rural life.

Designed with families in mind, there are plenty of 4-bedded rooms and bungalows and a host of activities from morning to night, including the best underwater diving in Crete. The Elixir Thalasso Spa pampers you with rejuvenating sea-water therapies and natural remedies based on Greek herbs and flowers. Everything for luxurious family holidays!


Grecotel Club Marine Palace is located at Panormo on the north coast of Crete only 25 kms from Rethymno town.

Food & Beverages

The all-inclusive offer includes full-board, breakfast, lunch & dinner, plus snacks, ice creams, alcoholic & soft drinks, hot & cold beverages. Water, soft drinks, beer and wine are included at lunch and dinner.

In the main building, the Lobby Bar and Pool Bar serve a variety of drinks and snacks from morning to late at night. Our guests can also choose from the Water Park Bar and Blue Oasis Bar.

Main Restaurant The Main Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Delicious Greek and international specialities. Starters, soup, main courses, salads and desserts are found on the extensive buffets whilst the chefs give live cookery demonstrations. All fresh salads & vegetables are 100% organic from Grecotels farms.

Greek Taverna The Greek Taverna hanging over the sea offers drinks and snacks during the day. In the evening it is an a la carte Greek taverna (prior reservations necessary). No extra charge. Open end-April to mid -October - weather permitting.

Italian Restaurant Hanging over the sea, it offers drinks and snacks during the day. In the evening it is an a la carte Italian restaurant. Open end-April to mid -October - weather permitting.

Dress Code Gentlemen are kindly requested to wear long trousers in all hotel departments during the evening.

Food & Beverages Highlights Theme nights are arranged regularly in the main restaurant. No extra charge.

Guest Services

The hotel features:

  • Guest Relations & Privilege Club services
  • Bank-Exchange
  • Medical Care on call 24-hours
  • Chemist 7kms
  • Hospital 25 kms
  • Baby sitting, upon request
  • Babycots
  • Baby food
  • Supervised early children’s dinner
  • Pushchairs
  • Safety covers for electrical sockets
  • Baby phones
  • Internet Corner
  • Postal Services
  • Express Courier Service
  • Dry cleaning-laundry
  • Jewellery
  • General Shop.

Special Notes This hotel is suitable for guests with mobility impairments. There are ramps throughout the hotel. Animals are not permitted in the hotel.

The Grecotel Club Marine Palace is built on the rocky headland running down to a private beach. The two outdoor pools, the indoor pool and the beach offer a wide variety of swimming possibilities for all ages and all abilities.


  • 1 fresh-water main pool - Area 460 m²
  • 1 sea-water bungalow pool - Area 250 m²
  • 1 fresh-water children’s pool
  • 1 fresh-water paddling pool
  • Aqua Park
  • 1 fresh-water village pool (at Marine Palace Residence)
  • 1 indoor Thalasso pool sea water - free of charge during low/middle season for selected hours.

Hotel Beach

  • Sandy beach
  • This beach is awarded the “Blue Flag” as complying with the directives of the European programme : water quality; environmental management; safety, services and facilities; environmental education and information.

Beach & Pool Facilities

  • Beach towels on loan
  • Showers & changing cabins
  • Umbrellas & sunbeds - free of charge by the pools and on the beach

At the Grecotel Club Marine Palace, most of the main building rooms and garden bungalows are family suites with separate bedrooms for the children.

Scubidu Club The children’s club below the main pool offers supervision for 3-17 year olds in different age groups, 6 mornings & afternoons per week. Trained supervisors from the TUI Scubi Guides School organise games, activities, surprises, shows and fun! The club area includes indoor & outdoor play areas, playground, sandpit and paddling pool. Cots, highchairs, pushchairs, safety cover for electrical sockets, baby phones and supervised early children’s dinners are offered free of charge. Babysitters are available at set rates.

The all-inclusive Grecotel Club Marine Palace is ideal for those who want plenty of activity from morning to night. Most of the activities are free of charge.

Tennis Club

  • 2 Tennis Courts 5x5 football area
  • Tennis coaching with extra charge

Fitness Cardio Fitness room

Watersports Free of Charge

  • Windsurfing
  • Pedaloes
  • Canoes

Atlantis Diving Centre With Extra Charge Charge

  • PADI trained instructors
  • Beginners to advanced courses
  • Introductory lessons
  • Equipment hire
  • Dives in exotic locations off the Cretan coast

Mountain Bike Centre with extra charge

  • Training / excursions
  • Rental
  • Technical service


  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Atelier: T.shirt, silk painting, creative workshop
  • Archery
  • Boccia
  • Basketball
  • Billiards

Entertainment The hotel's entertainment team offers a variety of activities from morning gym, aerobics and games to dancing lessons, evening shows and musical nights from the rich tradition of the island.

Daytime Activities

  • Gymnastics : morning gym, aerobics, Tai Bo etc.
  • Vita Aktiva : breathing & relaxation exercises, creative activities
  • Atelier Studio : T-shirt & silk painting, creative workshop with extra charge for materials
  • Sport : Table tennis, volleyball, waterball, beach games, pool games

Evening Activities

  • Animation shows
  • Folklore dance show
  • Dancing

Since Grecotel began in 1981, it has constantly listened to its guests. The recent demand for more family style accommodation was answered when the Grecotel Club Marine Palace opened in 2001. Half of the total rooms are designed for families - two separate bedrooms and a bathroom. The majority of rooms and bungalows have breathtaking sea views.

Double Room, main building, sea view or side sea view Twin or double-bedded rooms.

Family Room, main building, sea view or side sea view Spacious family rooms with two sleeping areas that can be divided with a sliding door.

Bungalow Garden Room, sea view, side sea or garden view Mediterranean style ground or first-floor garden rooms decorated in fresh summer colours with cool tiled floors.

Family Bungalow, sea view, side sea or garden view Cool crisp colours echo the vibrant gardens. Master bedroom and separate children’s room.

Maisonettes, sea view Two floors with master bedroom and bathroom on lower floor. Children’s bedroom on upper level.

All guestrooms feature:

  • Private marble bathrooms
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Wake-up calls automatic
  • Hairdryer
  • Fridge
  • Satellite TV
  • Music / radio
  • Safe deposit box with extra charge
  • Air-conditioning and heating, selected hours
  • Electric shaver outlet, 120 Volts