AVLI is a boutique hotel, member of historical hotels of Europe, located in the center of the Old Town of Rethymnon, Crete.
The 15th century historical building houses seven unique, high aesthetics suites which range from 37 to 58sq.m. Each suite has been decorated individually and combines traditional architecture, antique furniture and modern comfort and luxury.
A high class get-away for demanding guests who are looking for an exceptional experience in accommodation, gastronomy and personal service.
The high standard of gastronomy in Creative Cretan Cuisine, deluxe accommodation and personal attention is a worthwhile experience for those who are searching for something unique.
AVLI is the perfect destination and has been recomended by International Press such as Conde Nast’s Travellers, New York Times and the French Le Monde.
Wine Cellar: The wine cellar, is one of the largest in Greece, with more than 460 dfferent wine labels. You will find the ideal wine to accompany the delicious dishes that the chef prepares for you. Selected greek wines, from both large and small producers, are kept at the perfect temperature and humidity, to ensure their quality, in the same cellar where 500 years ago the Lords of Crete stored their grapes from their lands.
Restaurant: Apart from exploring the secluded coves, picturesque villages, breathtaking landscapes and ancient ruins, there is another, equally if not more, pleasurable way of acquanting oneself with a region-that of experiencing its culinary dilights. For the past 18 years Avli has been on a quest for gastronomic delicacies from Crete and the Mediterranean to stimulate your palate. Set in a Venetian villa with a blossoming garden and meticulous decor, Avli's culinary offerings will satisfy the most demanding of customers.
- Room service
- Daily maid service
- Relaxation Treatment on request
- Guided Tours on request basis
- Organised excursions & visits to vineyards on request basis
- Delicatessen Boutique
- Eight person open-air Jacuzzi
- Roof Garden
- Small Conference and banqueting facilities
- "Late Sleeper's" Breakfast available via room service
- Cretan/ Creative Restaurant
- Wine bar with 460 different labels
Seven charming Suites of exquisite beauty complement Avli's gastronomy and wine facilities. Each Suite pays homage to a unique architectural style based on the 15th century atmosphere and provides luxury comforts that meet ones's every need, inthe spirit of true Cretan Hospitality.
On your arrival, they welcome you with fruit, sweet delicacies and soft drinks. On the traditional pebble-floored terrace, which offers a splendid view of the old city and the castle, you can enjoy a drink of read at leisure.
All of the lounge Suites boast the following facilities.
- Satellite Television
- ISDN Internet Connection
- Jacuzzi Baths
- CD stereo System
- Sitting area
- Fridge and Mini-bar
Brown Suite The colour of chocolate, of Africa, of earth.... The rich atmosphere of the Brown Suite is inspired by its wood-carved bed with matching canopy, silk curtains, srtistic light fittings made of steal and glass, rounded jacuzzi bathtub, a balcony overlooking the Venetian fortress, a large veranda with flowers and a sitting area ideal for private dinners.
The Green Suite The colour of spring, of hope, of joy.... Enter an incredible room whose treasures include a king-sized hand-painted wooded bed and chiffonier, a white minimalist sitting area, crystal chandeliers and modern bathroom with Jacuzzi forming part of the actual room decor. The view from the Green Suite is that of a lush garden filled with flowers, herbs and aromas.
The Red Suite The colour of fire, passion and wine.... The powerful ambience of the Red Suite is created by its rich fabrics, comfortable sofas, leather seats, antique light fitting, a corner-fitted jacuzzi and artistic Bizzara mosaics with real gold leaves. A unique sensation of warmth touches the senses and soul.